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Folklore comes to Jamboree

Saturday, February 25, 2012 7:30pm until 12:00am The first installment of Folklore's residence in the infamous venue that is Jamboree!!! Doors - 7:30 £6 or £5 NUS (or before 8:30)

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Date published: 15th Feb 2012

Set within Cable Street Studios, a cauldron of creative living, it exists in Limehouse, an area rich in its theatrical past, Jamboree is an atmospheric haunt in which to enjoy a show, and suspend time and place. This months Arteeeests are the wonderful BARD, APPLE OF MY EYE and THE HALLELUJAH TRAILS!!

A Few things people have said about the bands ..

BARD
Best thing to happen to contemporary English folk song in a very long time! Sean Purser, senior music producer (Travelling Folk and Global Gathering), BBC Radio Scotland.

Wonderful absolutely fantastic really making waves in the folk world Bruce MacGregor, (Blazin Fiddles and BBC Radio Scotland).

Expect to hear a fair bit more from them in 2012, - Mary Ann Kennedy, BBC Radio Scotland

I think this is really, really interesting, Genevieve Tudor, BBC Radio Shropshire.

Troubadours Bard blend a love of traditional songs in songs infused with astute observations of modern life. Time Out

APPLE OF MY EYE
The apple of my eye! We sing beautiful and horrible stories. A folk band with many members. Immature artists imitate, mature artists steal. And we are plundering the past. A limitless resource!

THE HALLELUJAH TRAILS
A transplant from San Francisco CA, guitarist/singer/writer Jeremy Mendonca has been doing his unique version of alternative/bluegrass on these European & UK streets for over 10 years now, fronting bands such as Norton Money, The Rejection, and currently The Hallelujah Trails: A London based duet playing eclectic Americana to ease and shake the soul. Accompanied by Anna Robinson on vocals and bass as well as occasional guests such as: Dan Beaulaurier (Norton Money) and Stompin Dave Allen! This harmony driven group promises to leave a melodic imprint on your musical psyche...whether you like it or not!

A few things people have said about the venue

JAMBOREE
This is the TimeOut 101 best things to do in London feature Jamboree has been included as one of the special bloggers picks: ..tucked under a wedge of artists studios, Jamboree Live Music Bar hosts incredible musicians and performers from all over the world. Dance between the tables, visit the resident painter or just look interesting in a darkened corner.

..the dimly lit Jamboree resembles an old-fashioned Parisien den of musical résistance.. Read more
I Know This Great Little Place In London

Jamboree harks back to another time the kind of place that appears in books about the 60s and 70s a magical place full of curios and intriguing people. I never, ever want to leave this place. I wanted to photograph every nook and cranny of this place over and over and cover my bedroom walls with the resulting images until I really did feel as though I was permanently here. Its the sort of place that inspires you to do more with your life.. Read more
THE 405/ Written by Hannah Morgan

From the moment you step through the heavy drapes into a room with colourful lanterns hanging from the ceiling youd be forgiven for thinking youd entered a bar in Berlins former East SideRead more
Gutter Magazine

a DIY charm rarely found in the East End today the musics great and the drinks are cheap Read more
ViewLondon

Serious about music. Read more
All in London

A feeling of intimacy thats rare in London venues. Read more
London Tour Dates

All cosy and home-made bohemian. Read more
Kitten Painting Blog

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