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forest of fools + Three Dollar Shoe + DJ Jon Bongly
March 18, 2016 @ 9:00 pm - March 19, 2016 @ 2:00 am
Fresh from their outstanding performances at Boomtown Fair and Small World festivals, Jump-up Folk pioneers, forest of fools are coming to London! Come and join us for an evening of intimate entertainment and witness for yourself what all the fuss is about!
Daring to step outside of the established traditions of folk music and pioneering a bass-infused sound that can only be described as “Jump-up Folk”, they have something that will leave you smiling from ear to ear. With influences ranging from Folk, Drum & Bass and World Music to Funk, Jazz and perhaps even a touch of Classical; this music is spliced with cunning arrangements and intricate melodies, it’s a groove that can’t fail to move you.
“…forest of fools are a lovely bunch of fellows with a vibrant and lively performance of some wonderful and uniquely styled sounds. The brilliant divergence in sounds they produce made for a fantastic closing act for our stage…” – Tim Bamford, Floating Lotus Dome Stage, Boomtown Fair
Support act Three Dollar Shoe play beautiful, masterful folk and trad from around the isles. They’ve been together now since the summer of 2012 – a handsome trio in the form of Adam Mace, Adrian Lever and Jerry Bloom on mandolin/banjo, guitar and fiddle. They have graced the sessions and folk clubs of London with their dexterous playing and uplifting presence with an array of tunes from around the Isles and beyond.
In summer of 2014, they were joined by singer Ruth Corey, a native of County Tyrone. A vivacious and soulful singer, Ruth has applied her vocal chords to many a genre but her heart belongs to the songs passed down to her. Brought together by a love of moving folk and story telling, this little foursome is not to be missed.
A Magic Garden regular and with good reason, DJ Jon Bongly specialises in feelgood beats and retro remix – phenomenal sounds from electro swing, pulsing techno & wriggling tropical rhythms.
FREE entry before 8pm, £5 after
The venue is open from 10.30am until 2am, serving food from 12-10pm
Music starts at 9pm, last entry at 1.30am