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Friday, 13 December 2019

Keith Luckey is Playing at the Frothblowers Micro Pub Peterborough on Sunday 15 December

Keith Luckey is Playing at the Frothblowers Micro Pub, Werrington,  Peterborough 
on Sunday 15 December Downbeat at3 pm #Sharp
Live Music, Real Ale and Good Company - Can't Be Bad!


Thursday, 21 November 2019

Strummerville Calling November 2019



November 2019
Strummerville Calling

JSF 2020 Calendar, Cards & Other Goodies
JSF 2020 Calendar
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Joe Strummer 2020 Calendar
We are super excited to announce our Joe Strummer 2020 Calendars & Christmas Cards are now up on the store and available for Pre-Order!
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Our Recent News Highlights
Americana Clash
AmericanaFest UK 2020
Americana Clash
Featuring artists such as Frank Turner, The Wandering Hearts, Grace Petri, Danny & the Champs and many more… funds raised will benefit The Joe Strummer Foundation and Hackney Night Shelter.
Natal Arcadia Drums
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Our good friends and supporters, Marshall UK, have generously donated 5 Natal Arcadia drum kits to the Joe Strummer Foundation.
JSF Funding Update
FUNDING UPDATE
Autumn 2019
With your ongoing support we've been able to support some fantastic organisations and projects that are doing important work with young people and creating empowerment through music.

Proceeds from the sales of our merch go directly to the Joe Strummer Foundation Fund, which we use to further support music projects that create empowerment through music.

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Jimmy Baker’s Big River Gig - Sleaford - 30 November 2019 - Sleaford, UK.


Jimmy Baker’s Big River Gig

10a South Gate, Sleaford NG34 7RZ
Saturday November 30th 2019
Jimmy's Big River Gig 12 - 5pm
supporting - collecting tins for the food banks.
LINE UP Boat Club Stage starting at 12 noon
DJ's Martin Collin/Neil Terry
The Band From County Hell - 12.30pm
Me and Uke - 1pm
Woolfgang Wilcox - 1.20pm
The Pressure Drop - special guest Briggsy - 1.30pm
Angus Hannam & Neil Topley - 2pm
Type 40 - 2.15pm
Selina White Duo - 2.45pm
Dogtooth - 3pm
Martin Trimble and The Fill The Cart Band - 3.30pm
Keith Luckey - 4pm
Bakehouse Stage starting at 12 noon
DJ Dan Simpkins (Sicnote)/ Jo Anthony
Me and Uke - 12.30pm
Morning Star acoustic - 1pm
Palma - 1.30pm
Old Boy of the Fens - 2pm
Gazz Dixon - 2.30pm
James Chater - 3pm
Bob the Banjo - 3.30pm
Tin collector: Kevin Weaver
Chef: Big John Hobson


News From Topic Records November 2019

News From Topic Records November 2019

Anne Briggs

Ltd Edition Gold Vinyl

(back in stock on December 6th 2019)

This eponymous 1971 debut album by Anne Briggs, largely unavailable for 48 years, is widely regarded as a pillar of any folk collection. Re-issued here as part of the Topic Treasures series - the label’s classic and notable albums expanded in deluxe format with rare images, new liner notes (by esteemed journalist, Ken Hunt) - ‘Anne Briggs’ heralds a huge resurgence of interest in this most reclusive of folk doyennes.
This debut album contains some of Briggs’ most notable songs, including ‘Blackwater Slide,’ which she famously taught to Bert Jansch, (who recorded it on his ‘Jack Orion’ album) and ‘Go Your Way,’ co-written with Jansch. As with the 1971 original, the sleeve here contains song notes by the highly-regarded English folk singer and collector of folk songs, A.L. Lloyd.
Limited edition 180gm gold vinyl back in stock on December 6th 2019.
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Vision & Revision

The First 80 Years of Topic Records

We were thrilled to see Vision & Revision: The First 80 Years of Topic Records at number 3 in the Folk rundown of MOJO's Essential Guide to 2019.

The deluxe double album features the cream of British folk artists interpreting a song of their choice from our vast back catalogue and includes never-before-released tracks by Martin Simpson, Richard Thompson, Lankum, Peggy Seeger, John Smith, Sam Lee, Martin Carthy, Olivia Chaney, Lisa O’Neill, Oysterband, Nancy Kerr, Chris Wood, Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker, Lisa Knapp, Kitty Macfarlane, Sam Kelly & The Lost Boys, Emily Portman & Rob Harbron, Rachael McShane & The Cartographers, Eliza Carthy & Olivia Chaney and The Oldham Tinkers.
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Topic Records

Folk In Focus


It's your last chance to visit the Folk In Focus exhibition of iconic photographs which runs until the 5th January at Cecil Sharp House.

Focusing on the seminal artists who’ve helped shape contemporary folk music as we know it, the exhibition includes era-defining shots of Anne Briggs, Shirley & Dolly Collins, The Watersons, Nic Jones, June Tabor, Martin Simpson, Eliza and Martin Carthy, Peggy Seeger, Ewan MacColl and many more. Featuring photographs by Brian Shuel, John Harrison, Elly Lucas, Judith Burrows, Dave Peabody, Eammon O’Doherty and George Van Win, the exhibition runs until 5th January 2020 at Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regent’s Park Road, London, NW1 7AY. Free entry.

On Tour

Martin Simpson continues his Rooted tour throughout November and into December. Rachael McShane & the Cartographers have announced new dates in March and April next year and Eliza Carthy heads out with the Restitute Band in April.

Martin Simpson
20 November - Penrith, Upfront Arts Venue
21 November - Gateshead, Sage Gateshead
22 November - Morecambe, The Platform
23 November - Cheshire, The Lion Salt Works Museum
24 November - Stockton On Tees, The Waiting Room
27 November - Andover, The Lights
29 November - Corsham, The Pound Arts Centre
30 November - London, Cecil Sharp House
01 December - Wingfield, Wingfield Barns
05 December - New Milton, Forest Arts Centre
06 December - Fareham, Ashcroft Arts Centre
07 December - Brighton, St Lukes Church
08 December - Maidstone, The Bower House
19 December - Sheffield, Firth Hall Sheffield

Rachael McShane & The Cartographers
20 March 2020 - Runcorn, The Brindley
21 March 2020 - Otley, Otley Courthouse
25 March 2020 - Morecambe, The Platform
26 March 2020 - Bury, The Met
27 March 2020 - London, Kings Place
28 March 2020 - South Petherton, The David Hall
29 March 2020 - Bath, Chapel Arts
24 April 2020 - Gateshead, Sage Gateshead
25 April 2020 - Barton Upon Humber, Ropery Hall
26 April 2020 - Suffolk, Folk At The Froize

Eliza Carthy & TRachael McShane & The Cartographers
01 April 2020 - Halifax, Square Chapel Centre
02 April 2020 - Manchester, The Stoller Hall
03 April 2020 - Pontardawe, Pontardawe Arts Centre
05 April 2020 - Basingstoke, The Haymarket
08 April 2020 - Bristol, St George’s
09 April 2020 - Oxford, The North Wall
10 April 2020 - York, The Crescent
11 April 2020 - Settle, Settle Victoria Hall
06 June 2020 - Portsoy, Portsoy Town Hall

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Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Friday, 8 November 2019

Gilad Atzmon Quartet Sunday 10 November 2019 at Peterborough Jazz Club

Gilad  Atzmon Quartet Sunday 10 November 
at Peterborough Jazz Club

Gilad Atzmon and his Quartet will be playing in The Boizot Lounge at Peterborough New Theatre on Sunday 10th November.  If you have never seen Gilad, please come along. You will be amazed at his talent and sound

Doors open 7.00 pm
Music starts 7.30 pm Tickets £15

Gilad  Atzmon Quartet
 Gilad Atzmon is an acclaimed International saxophonist and clarinetist and tours extensively around the world with his Quartet. His album Exile was the BBC jazz album of the year in 2003 and in 2013 his Metropolis album was voted top CD of the year by the Jazz Journal Critics Poll. Gilad's fiery, fluent playing and remarkable technique have established him as one of the most talented saxophonists on the world stage, performing a mix of classic jazz standards and originals with an energy and enthusiasm that is hugely infectious.  As a member of the Blockheads, Gilad has also recorded and performed with Ian Dury, Robbie Williams, Sinead O'Connor and Paul McCartney. In 2014 he recorded with Pink Floyd and is featured on their last album The Endless River (Anisina).

“A master...a giant with formidable international reputation “ -  The Guardian