WOODBURNER - Special Guest, Don Kipper, James Riley @ Dalston Curve Garden
Sep
5
7:00pm 7:00pm

WOODBURNER - Special Guest, Don Kipper, James Riley @ Dalston Curve Garden

Every Tuesday at the beautiful Curve Garden, from June to September with 3 amazing musical acts, delicious Latto's pizza and the incredible summer atmosphere. 

SPECIAL GUEST

Our special guest has over 14 million streams online and will perform with his full band. That's all we can tell you for now; watch this space.

DON KIPPER

Don Kipper are a multi award-winning 7-piece ensemble playing a wide range of traditional musical forms reflecting the cultural diversity of North East London, from Turkish and Greek Folk Musics to Romani music and Klezmer. Attempting to root themselves deeply in the traditions that surround us, we also like to bring these musical cultures together in innovative, exciting, and unusual ways that mirror London’s vibrant, cosmopolitan energy. They are as happy taking an intimate audience on a musical journey through Europe as they are taking their feet on a frantic journey around the dancefloor, at home both on large outdoor stages playing to a crowd of ecstatic dancers, and in sweaty tents getting the throng jumping.

Since 2013, they have released our two albums, been featured on BBC Introducing and the BBC World Service, played two European Tours, and won the titles of both the Moshe Beregovski Award for best Klezmer Newcomers and World Music Network’s Battle of the Bands. If you like the Amsterdam Klezmer Band, Taraf De Haïdouks, or Balkan Beat Box you’ll love Don Kipper!

https://youtu.be/f_0X9gN8dJ4

JAMES RILEY

Born of a transatlantic partnership, James grew up in South East London listening to the folk and soul sound of 70s America and wrote his first melody at the age of four. His first guitar, acquired at the age of nine, became the tool for surviving the tumult of a nowhere place, and helped James find somewhere he felt he belonged. In his early twenties, he took off, alone once again, hitchhiking and busking through Europe from Amsterdam to Istanbul, writing songs along the way. Back in the UK, these songs became a band, but eventually James had to shed another skin, and disembarked in Nashville, Tennessee. Here he found his producer and they set about making the album which had travelled with him to his maternal homeland, where it could finally get free.

https://youtu.be/Xb8L0QyAqX4

TICKETS

£5 in advance
£7 on the door

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Don Kipper at Green Note
Sep
17
8:30pm 8:30pm

Don Kipper at Green Note

We return to the site of an absolutely rebel-rouser of a gig last time round for another wonderful night at one of London's best and most intimate venues (this means get tickets while you can!).

We'll be previewing lots of new material for our third album that we're recording during this year, so get on down!

Tickets here:

http://www.greennote.co.uk/production/don-kipper-2/

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WOMAD 2017
Jul
27
to Jul 30

WOMAD 2017

  • Charlton Park, Wiltshire (map)
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WOMAD – World of Music, Arts and Dance

Come along to The World’s Festival for a feast for all the senses! 

Hear the best music you’ve never heard before, join in with workshops led by musicians from around the world, taste delicious and exotic food cooked by the artists, listen to talks, experience the art, relax in the arboretum, and generally soak up the atmosphere of the joy of discovery.

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Refugee Tales
Jul
4
7:00pm 7:00pm

Refugee Tales

A free public event in Hammersmith at the Polish Social and Cultural Association. At the heart of the event are readings of new work by poet Ian Duhig 'The Walker's Tale' and Marina Warner 'The Mother's Tale'. They will appear alongside Sheila Hancock as Host, and brilliant Klezmer musicians 'Don Kipper'. Join Refugee Tales walkers in solidarity with refugees and those in indefinite immigration detention.

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Don Kipper at Fire in the Mountain/Tân yn y Mynydd
Jun
1
to Jun 5

Don Kipper at Fire in the Mountain/Tân yn y Mynydd

Located on an ancient farm between the foothills of the magnificent Cambrian Mountains and the beautiful coast of Cardigan bay, at the end of the Mountain Road from Aberystwyth to Rhayader.

Join us in bringing this ancient kingdom alive once again in another magical gathering of hearts, minds, and music in the Valley of the Chagelings.

http://www.fireinthemountain.co.uk/

Join us alongside a panoply of wonderful acts:

A Fist Full of Spookies
Flatville Aces
Me and My Friends
Drymbago
Eli West (USA)
Evie Ladin and Keith Terry (USA)
Climbing Trees
Dila V and The Oddbeats
Brighde Chaimbeul
Ewan McLennan
The Nightjar
Teyr
Tantz
Holy Moly and the Crackers
The Gentle Good
Forest of Fools
The Horsenecks
Abdoulaye Samb
Mamadou
Rheged - Twmpath
Mobius Loop
Fran and Flora
Cynefin
Bare Hunter
The Wanton String Band
The Vanguards
Indian Man
Hot Rock Pilgrims
Faith I Branko
Emma and Martin Reid
Double Bass Dan and Friends
Cut A Shine
Screamin' Miss Jackson and the Slap ya Mamma Big Band
Apple of my Eye
Andy Twyman
Ali Anwar and Dave Owen
The Ragged Out Stringband
Mouton
Ben McManus and Clara Delfina (Wales & USA)
Tom Blackwell
Toby Hay
Three Legg'd Mare
Nine Blind Ravens
Hedge Gods
Dylan Owen
Bonnie Pilgrim
Ember
The Old Time Wasters
The Odd Folk
The Carry Nations
Rye 'n Clover
Ruth Gordon
Rosie Sleightholme
Pandoras diary
Nine Tree Stumblers
Leon Gormley
Jo Carly and the Old Dry Skulls
Fierce Flowers
Bourgeois Robbery
The Night Caps
Riverboat Ramblers
Mikey Kenny and Charlie McKeown
Jez Wing

Early Bird Weekend Adult Ticket = £85 inc booking fees etc AND £5 Recycling Deposit

FULL PRICE Adult Weekend Ticket = £100 inc. Booking Fees AND £5 Recycling Deposit

CAR PARKING SPACE: £5
SMALL CAMPER (VW, SWB): £35
MEDIUM CAMPER/CARAVAN: £40
LARGE CAMPER/AWNING/RV: £45

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Murcia Tres Culturas 2017
May
19
8:30pm 8:30pm

Murcia Tres Culturas 2017

  • Plaza de la Universidad, 30001 Murcia (Murcia) (map)
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Don Kipper are delighted to be part of a festival in which musicians, singers and dancers from Spain, Sudan, Israel, Iran, Norway, France, Morocco, Algeria, Great Britain, Syria, Greece, Belgium, Palestine and Serbia occupy the squares and spaces of Murcia, turning the heart of the city into a kaleidoscope of diverse rhythms, cultures and sensibilities.

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SOAS Concert Series: Don Kipper
Mar
6
7:00pm 7:00pm

SOAS Concert Series: Don Kipper

Free entry - registration required (use the online form to register). Part of the SOAS Concert Series 2016/17 - the public face of music at SOAS. 

With an ever growing popularity and profile, our Concert Series has established itself as the place to go for some of the most interesting and varied multicultural music in London today, with consistent high quality and a great concert atmosphere guaranteed. And it's all for free too! 


To Register please click here - https://docs.google.com/a/soas.ac.uk/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYDQeWUzDT_3Lc9EqRAwuzYO4Ryenbv5xWg5cFl9byWFKD3Q/viewform


Our season runs from October to May every year, and features 12 concerts. The 2016/17 season programme is now live - see our website for the full list of events: www.soas.ac.uk/music/events/concerts 

The SOAS Concert Series is run by the Department of Music at SOAS: www.soas.ac.uk/music/programmes/

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Don Kipper at The Green Note
Mar
3
7:00pm 7:00pm

Don Kipper at The Green Note

We return to the site of an absolutely rebel-rouser of a gig last time round for another wonderful night at one of London's best and most intimate venues (this means get tickets while you can!).

We'll be previewing lots of new material for our third album that we're recording during this year, so get on down!

For Dunja fans, we'll be delighted to see her at first gig back from India!

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Tsvey Kipperim at the Green Note
Feb
19
8:00pm 8:00pm

Tsvey Kipperim at the Green Note

Don Kipper are a multi award-winning 7-piece ensemble playing and transforming a wide range of traditional musical forms reflecting the cultural diversity of North East London, from Turkish and Greek Folk Musics to Romani music and Klezmer. Separated from the shoal, two breakaway Kippers, The Tsvey Kipperim, Daniel Gouly and Josh Middleton, delve deeply in the neshama (spirit) of Jewish music. With wit, joy, and sadness in equal measure, they take an audience on an odyssey through the Dobridens, Terkishers, Freylekhs, and Zhoks at the very core of the Klezmer repertoire.

Through the intimate interplay between accordion and the clarinet, these two musicians explore the potentials that a deep working relationship, a shared love for the tradition, and a profound friendship can create.  

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Don Kipper: Live at City University
Feb
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Don Kipper: Live at City University

  • Performance Space, City, University of London, College Building, (map)
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Don Kipper play a set in City's intimate Performance Space - tickets are free - but please reserve a space!

We return to Timmy and Josh's alma mater for a fantastic concert, for which our violinist Andrew will be over from Austria.

Expect plenty of joyful material from our forthcoming third album, off-the-cuff musical exchanges, and a crazed capering clarinettist.

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BUTTMITZVAH: The Second Cumming
Feb
11
to Feb 12

BUTTMITZVAH: The Second Cumming

  • Bethnal Green Working Men's Club (map)
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OY GAY! With smothering pride we invite you to join us on Saturday February 11th at BUTTMITZVAH, the ultimate cumming of age party. MAZEL TOV! 

But this is no ordinary clubnight. BUTTMITZVAH is the UK's first queer Jewish night, combining live music, comedy, drag, catering, and free on-street parking after 6.30pm for a celebratory and smoked salmon flavoured take on the ancient ritual into adulthood. 

Following our wildly successful first party, with features in Vice, Time Out and the Jewniverse (actual name), expectations are sky high for Buttmitzvah: The Second Cumming. It is without exaggeration the most significant event for the Jewish community since Rachel Stevens debut solo 'Sweet Dreams My LA Ex' briefly got to Number 2 in the UK Charts, mid-September 2003. 

But can lightning strike twice? Well in Rachel's case, no. For Buttmitzvah however, the answer is a shlongtastic yes. 

With three floors of queer entertainment including live klezmer band Don Kipper, drag kings & queens, mass chair dancing, a gameshow to pick the Buttmitzvah girl or boy, delicious kiddish catering, spiritual advice from our resident Rabbi, professional matchmaking, speeches from the family, Hava Nagila karaoke, a very naughty bagel dance, comedian Candy Gigi, live performances from Jewish icons including LOU REED, BETTE MIDLER and, of course, RACHEL STEVENS herself, plus much much more to be announced, Buttmitzvah will be the funnest night ever since...the first Buttmitzvah. 

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Holocaust Memorial Day Special Concert at The Lakeside Theatre
Jan
25
7:30pm 7:30pm

Holocaust Memorial Day Special Concert at The Lakeside Theatre

Join us for a special Holocaust Memorial Day concert.

Uncover the world of Eastern European Jewish music making, from hectic hongas and frantic freylekhs, to tranquil Dobridens and soulful Doinas. Over the course of the evening Don Kipper will tell you stories of great Klezmer musicians (the Klezmorim) of the past and bring the tradition to life.

£6 / £9 / £13 in advance. More on the door. Membership Discounts available.

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Fundraiser: East London Collaborations
Jan
20
8:00pm 8:00pm

Fundraiser: East London Collaborations

This will be a beautiful evening full of new exciting collaborations where amazing local artists and musicians are coming together to raise money towards helping people from the Calais Camp. 

We are hoping this could come to be a monthly event and we are aiming towards raising£2000/month. 

Entrance fee is £15!!!!

Please help us spread the word and kickstart this event by packing the venue out on the 20th of January 20.00!


THE AMAZING LINE UP INCLUDES:


Kit Downes-Piano
Mercury award winner

Kate Mullins-Voice
The Puppini Sisters


Snowpoet

Archivist

Alice Zawadzki
“Uncategorisable beautiful-a real force to be reckoned with” Jamie Cullum

Fini Bearman
‘One of the most memorable collections of self-penned songs you’ll hear this year” JazzWise

Mishka Adams
'Refreshingly unpretentious and just plain talented' Time Out

George Crowley

Nick Costley-White

Ruth Goller-Bass

Emilia Martensson
'Vocalist of the year 2016'-Parliamentary Jazz Awards
 

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Don Kipper at Peggy's Big Sunday
Jan
15
4:00pm 4:00pm

Don Kipper at Peggy's Big Sunday

  • 2-4 Hoxton Square, N1 6NU London United Kingdom (map)
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Brighton based label founded by Normanton Street present a Big monthly music night in collaboration with London based Personality/Presenter/Promoter Peggy. Expect vibes on a Sunday with some of the best up and coming live music from around the UK. 

Sunday 15th January I From 4pm I Free Entry

Big Line Up:

MOSES
Bobbie Johnson
One Eyed Jacks
Don Kipper
Tilda Allie
Francesca Fulmini

Normanton Street DJ Set

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Don Kipper at Klezmer in the Park
Sep
11
12:30pm12:30pm

Don Kipper at Klezmer in the Park

Come on down for a fun-packed afternoon for all the family in one of London’s most beautiful parks with special guest presenter BBC Radio 3 DJ Max Reinhardt

Times
1300: Tantz in collaboration with Giuliano Modarelli.
1400: Don Kipper in collaboration with The Sabbey Drummers
1500: The London Winchevsky Ensemble featuring the London Yiddish Choir
1600: Lorin Sklamberg & The London Klezmer All-stars
1700: Turbans with Cantor Steven Leas
BBC Radio DJ Max Reinhardt - Compere

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