Monday, March 25, 2013

Show: 24.3.13 with Rychard Carrington

Rychard Carrington performs poems and prose and picks tunes with Patrick Widdess in a special show recorded in the comfort of his living room.

Stiff Little Fingers - Alternative Ulster
John Shuttleworth - Life Is Like A Salad Bar
Lady Lamb The Beekeeper - The Nothing Part II
Rychard Carrington - Poetry
Loudon Wainwright 111- Donations
Mwahaha - Love
Peter Blegvad - Mama’s Boy
The Doozer - Burn The Tape
Jonathan Richman - Abu Jamal
Clorinde - Morello
Rychard Carrington - Prose
Jagwar Ma - The Throw
Neil Innes - Evening Sun
The Magnetic Fields - Everything Is One Big Christmas Tree
Sam Inglis Our Work Here Is Done

Thursday, March 21, 2013

World Poetry Day

Happy World Poetry Day! Here's a video from my guest this Sunday Rychard Carrington.

Monday, March 18, 2013

Patrick Sheil & Patrick Widdess at CB1 Poetry

Last month I did a gig with Patrick Sheil for CB1 poetry. We joined forces for the second set combining music and spoken word. I look forward to more gigs in the future. The next will probably be this Sunday at Allographic at The Fountain.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Poetronica - Cambridge Poets on Video

Blazej Mikula's new site features videos of Cambridge based poets performing their work. Many of them have been on Headstand. Now you can see them in action. There are live performances from Hammer and Tongue and studio productions. Check out a couple of his videos of Fay Roberts and winner of the March Hammer and Tongue slam Tess Gardener below and find more on the website.

 I first met Blazej through Polish Waves, Cambridge 105's Polish show. Here's an episode on which I contributed a piece about my experiences living in Poland. You can hear all the latest episodes on Mixcloud too. Good luck to Blazej with Poetronica. We look forward to more videos.

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Show: 10.3.13 with Patrick Sheil

Show featuring music and spoken word from Patrick Sheil at CB1 Poetry.

Peter Blegvad and Andy Partridge - The Devil’s Lexicon
Robyn Hitchcock - Be Still
April March and Aquaserge - Des Tic and Des Toc
Chris Wind - Crease Flip Crease Flip
Patrick Sheil - Live at CB1 Poetry
Low - Just Make It Stop
The Doozer - Conversations
Dokaka - Ha Ta Gi La To
Ebo Taylor - Heaven

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Events this week

This week kicks of with acoustic night Strummers at CB2. You may have heard Strummers and Dreamers on Cambridge 105 if you tuned in early for Headstand. Les Ray presents Nick Stephenson, a fine young songwriter from St. Albans. Details here.
Two regular events return this week. Hammer and Tongue is back on at The Fountain this Wednesday with featured acts Adam Kammerling and Sam Berkson. Last month's slam was one of the best ever with a full line up of slammers delivering performance poetry in a variety of styles. Details and tickets here.
On Friday Shindig returns to St Philips on Mill Road with more music and art including Clorinde, Sunwølf and Hollow Mountain. Read a review of the last one here and get all the details of Friday's gig and how to buy tickets here.