Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Under the Influence: Pete Seeger


Thanks to Alone Trooper for hosting a great BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN night this month.

To mark the sad passing earlier this year of renowned folk singer and political activist, PETE SEEGER, acts will pay tribute to his music on Easter monday (April 21st).

Each acts plays one Pete Seeger song as well as two of their own.

Acts include:
Steve White & The Protest Family
The world's favourite east London semi-acoustic singalong political folk punk group.

Helen McCookerybook
Singer from, John Peel faves,The Chefs and more recently; Helen and The Horns. Performs wonderful songs under her solo moniker: Helen McCookerybook.

Into The Headwind
Traditional Folk duo who perform acapella and keep the spirit of trad folk alive.

Roger Askew
Great songwriter, worked on an album with Peggy Seeger in the 90s.

Stu Crane
Aka: The Sneezy T's, aboynamedstu, Stu Crane has a ragged punk folk quality to his songwriting. He is also half of Cigar Box Guitar and Drums duo 3 Chords & A Lie.

My Mate George
Lyrical acoustic songs with quite an English feel. Witty and heart warming stuff.

Matt Milton

Matt delights in digging up old folk songs while his own songs are inspired by William Burroughs, sci-fi movies & visionary poetry. He plays guitarbanjo, mandolin, ukulele & fiddle.

Nat The Hammer
Your host: singer with indie-rock band The Reverse. Under his solo guise he performs witty, narrative yet delicately melodic songs.

Entry only £3
From 7.30pm
The Boogaloo, Highgate, 312 Archway Road, N6 5AT

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