A fundraiser to get together money for Edinburgh Northern & Leith Constituency Labour Party to pay for essential campaign materials (like leaflets) for the forthcoming general election (the mystery is who & when - Rees-Mogg in late 2017? Johnson in Spring 2018?)...
An all star bill of talent and show business prowess including -
- The Banjo Lounge 4 - Edinburgh's favourite tweed flavoured hip hop and bhangra fueled music mashup experts - http://www.thebanjolounge4.co.uk/
- Susan Morrison - A 'comedy volcano' mixing real-life experiences, topical observations, audience interaction and Glasgow style storytelling to spellbinding effect - http://www.suziemo.co.uk/standup.htm
- Blueflint - As heard on the BBC Quay Sessions and BBC Radio 2 the Leith & Porty based banjo duo of Deborah Arnott & Clare Neilson have toured the UK supporting the Proclaimers and released three acclaimed albums of well observed, life-afirming lyrics and lovely harmonies - http://blueflint.org.uk/
- Calum Baird - With four years of experience of playing venues from Aberdeen, to London and across to Europe, Calum has received praise for his particular style of folky-blues formed from tales of love and woe, heartfelt political commentaries and social observations - https://www.facebook.com/CalumBairdSongs/
- Pat McGarvey, Chris Purcell & Doug Kemp (all from Southern Tenant Folk Union) - Founding member of and banjo player in folk/bluegrass band Southern Tenant Folk Union, Pat McGarvey plus longtime STFU songwriter/guitarist Chris Purcell & current Double Bass player Doug Kemp will play some of the tracks they have written from their seven album back catalogue including the recent acclaimed political record 'Join Forces' - http://www.southerntenantfolkunion.com/
- Gordon Munro - N&L Labour Candidate in June (and I hope at the forthcoming 'mystery election') Gordon will give a short address on where we are and where we're going and the importance to Edinburgh of having a Labour government at the earliest opportunity.
FOOD PROMO: Ticket holders for this event are entitled to a 20% discount on food purchased on the show date.
Advance tickets £10 stbf. Buy online here. Over 18 only.