VARIOUS MUSICIANS. THE RETURN OF LOCAL MUSIC NIGHTS
LOCATION Union Theatre, Old Union Arches, 229 Union Street, SE1 0LR
DATES Sunday 4 June
TIMES 6 - 10.30pm. Live music starts at 8pm,
For ten years The Gladstone ‘The Glad’ was a live music venue in Bankside, a hub in the local community showcasing original song writing. After being forced to close and move out, it’s returning with ‘Super Glad’ nights at the Union Theatre in the Union Yard Arches. Come along to these Sunday sessions for live music and drinks.
Sunday 4 June, 6 - 10.30pm
Vinyl DJs from 6pm
The Swamp Stomp String Band at 8.15pm
Billy Bones at 9.15pm
Billy Bones is an anarchic ensemble of musicians. Songwriter/frontman Rod Hughes has carved a new genre ‘gypsy indie’ with a bit of a Victorian theatrical feel. In 2011 Billy Bones toured with Pete Doherty supporting his UK tour dates, you will quite often see Mick Whitnall of Babyshambles on stage with Billy Bones. Their first single was produced with Bendan Lynch who has worked with Paul Weller and Primal Scream.
The Swamp Stomp String Band are not your average Americana band. Twangy banjos, driving guitars and a thudding double bass sit behind anything from drinking songs that'll have the room stomping their feet and shooting tequila, to ballads that'll break even the most toughest folk.
About Union Theatre:
Headed up by Sasha Regan and her partner Neil Moors, The Union Theatre was set up in 1998 in an old warehouse just across the road from where the theatre is now based. The fringe theatre has recently moved to its new home in Union Yard Arches where it stages a variety of shows and performances. Over The Road Café which has been attached to the theatre for over 18 years is open for drinks before and after shows.