Saturday: Shenanigans

Sat 24 Mar 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Richard Navarro

Richard Navarro presents R!CHES

Returning to the Globe for the second year, Richard Navarro brings his new project - and a brand new set of infectious, thought-provoking songs - to the Globe.

R!CHES  - featuring Richard Navarro and fellow multi-instrumentalist Nicholas Thurston - make joyful and often euphoric music inspired by experiences of hardship and hope. Expect a live music show packed with feats of vocal and instrumental virtuosity and fresh, popular songwriting at its best. With recent guest spots and collaborations including Joan Armatrading ("finely-crafted"), Lemn Sissay ("genius") and Imelda May ("fantastic"), such praise is well-earned, with the duo impressing new music audiences across the UK and Europe in recent months and tracks from their 2018 EP such as For The Moment and Winner beginning to feature on playlists both here and across the world.

"Staggeringly talented" Charlie Andrew (BRIT Awards Producer of the Year 2016)





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Sat 31 Mar 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Jally Kebba Susso + Band!

If there is one name to look out for in 2018 in African funk music it is Jally Kebba Susso and his band Manding Sabu.

The kora is the traditional harp of the griot of West Africa and Jally Kebba was born and raised into 74 generations of this Gambian musical heritage. But he is not your ordinary griot.

Forging a new trajectory of sound for the West African harp, Jally Kebba skilfully blends the traditional repertoire into his own heady-jazz concoction that is immediately accessible and uplifting and yet filled with nuances and intoxicating rhythmical layers that give the music depth and intrigue.

Raised in a household of musicians, Jally Kebba was exposed to incredible musicianship from a very early age and under the guidance of his father Bully Suso, a very well-respected kora player and his elder brothers by 13 he was touring internationally across Europe.

He honed his own sound over years of experimentation on the London underground scene since 2002 when he relocated to UK. In 2007 he formed his band Manding Sabu and has since released two albums of original compositions - Banjul-London (2017) and Malaye Warr (2012) and gigged extensively.

Expect an electric stage show. With ease and confidence, this band connects. Precision, speed and a merciless energy characterise their performance style making them solid crowd-pullers at festivals such as Wilderness, Shambala and Secret Garden Party in UK. Songs are sung in Mandika and are songs of praise and love and are a timely call for togetherness and solidarity, palpable to all language speakers.

If you enjoy afrobeat and funk, and need a good dance session, you’ll find yourself in good company - to experience the kora as you’ve never seen it before.

Email Website Twitter Facebook Instagram @JallyK @jallyk.mandingsabu @jallykebbasusso 

Sat 7 Apr 2018

Desert Island Picks : Shaun Bythell

Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop which is in Hay’s Scottish cousin – Wigtown. The Bookshop contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A book-lover's paradise? Well, almost ...In his recently published wry and hilarious diaries, Shaun provides an inside look at the trials and tribulations of life in the book trade, from struggles with eccentric customers to wrangles with his own staff, who include the ski-suit-wearing, bin-foraging Nicky. He takes us with him on buying trips to old estates and auction houses, recommends books (both lost classics and new discoveries), introduces us to the thrill of the unexpected find, and evokes the rhythms and charms of small-town life, always with a sharp and sympathetic eye.

Come early to get a seat! FREE ENTRY 

Community event 8.00pm
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Sat 7 Apr 2018

DJ NIGHT : Dj Red Eyed Trout

Come and party in style at the globe with local DJ 'Red Eyed Trout' ! He will be sure to get you dancing with some old school dance classics of the years!

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Community event 9.30pm
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Sat 14 Apr 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Sam Green and The Midnight Heist + Support from Turqoise Llama

Sam Green and the Midnight Heist are a Roots-Rock band from the North Devon Coast, in the southwest of England. This high energy 4 piece bring together Delta Blues, Pacific Northwest Grunge, Hill-Billy Soul and Californian Punk-Rock to create their own blend of progressive modern Roots Music.

Returning in 2017 in preparation for the release of their first full length album in early 2018, and marking the recent release of Sam’s solo/one-man-band album; Sam and the band are excited to be out on the road playing new music to their ever expanding audience.

The 2016 release of the band’s third EP” Factory Studio Sessions”, was met with huge enthusiasm as they lit up the 2016 circuit starting with a headline slot at the Isle of Wight Festival in June, all the way to closing the BBC Introducing Stage at Looe Music Festival at the end of September and everywhere in between.

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Sat 21 Apr 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Ruby Muse

RUBY MUSE is poet-musicians Jools Heyes & Malcolm Heyes.  Their unique style wraps alternative blues, folk-rock and Brit-Americana around songs and poetry with diverse themes – from Greek myth and angels through to surrealist paintings and imploding stars.  Perceptive lyrics and colourful imagery mix with seductive vocal and guitar harmonies (sprinkled with touches of 70’s flower-power and prog-dust) creating soundscapes that are distinctive and memorable.

RUBY MUSE work airs internationally on radio, TV/Film and the web.  Join them for an atmospheric evening of music and artistic musings on life, love, loss and transformation – their very own ‘magical, mythical, mystery tour’.


'Deliciously beautiful and emotive!'   Noizze UK

‘Cool and significant, with nothing but good vibes!'   Liverpool Sound & Vision

‘Urgent, infectious and steeped in a mystical hue...'   Flyin' Shoes Magazine

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Sat 28 Apr 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Mr. Woodnote, Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus

We warmly welcome back notorious street performer, Mr. Woodnote who this time brings with him Lil Rhys & Eva Lazarus.

Mr. Woodnote uniquely freestyles beats and riffs with only a microphone, a loop station, a saxophone and an electric saxophone. He will be creating his big and bouncy beats live-on-stage. His lyrical partners-incrime, Lil Rhys and Eva Lazarus join him onstage to mix Hip-Hop and Funk flavours with Jazz and Dance harmonies. 


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Sat 12 May 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Larkham & Hall

Americana songwriters Sarah Larkham and Elliot Hall (accolades including Bristol Songwriter Of The Year award), create bittersweet, beautiful music with country elements, taking their influences from American folk, country and blues artists such as Bob Dylan, Joni Mitchell and Johnny Cash. Together they layer harmony vocals onto thought provoking, poetic lyrics, all woven through with sparkling guitar, country style mandolin and emotionally charged harmonica. Emotional, heartfelt, honest music in the country-folk tradition, and words that will stay with you for a long long time.

"The kind of daydream England needs to reignite a spark for credible new songwriters. Fans of folk, poetry and rock'n'roll should pay attention." ALEX LEE THOMPSON NME JOURNALIST

"Humble Americana flare" Nitelife

"A delightful set of songs...they display their unique knack for songwriting" BRISTOL 24/7

"World Class act" GLASTONBURY FM

"A beautiful slouching sadness" ANNA BRITTEN VENUE

"Americana from the top drawer" SOUNDLOUNGE LONDON

"Music to bring joy and break your heart" SAVFEST UK

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Sat 29 Sep 2018

Saturday Shenanigans: Keith James - The Songs of Leonard Cohen

Enigmatic, mysterious and sub textural, songwriter Leonard Cohen was an unflinching character, with an exact sense of prose, a wry humour and courage to wrestle with the unspoken, forgiving human frailty with the stroke of each line. 

The chilling announcement of Leonard's passing marked the end of an era. His music befriended an entire generation. Within every line of his writing, he has been challenging us to listen more carefully, speak more thoughtfully, think more deeply and recognize our own fragility. A Man of Grace. This World will miss him very much!
With a lifetime reputation of performing in this exact way and an undying love of the ‘pure song’ Keith James gives you a concert of Cohen’s amazing material in the most intimate and sensitive way imaginable, exposing the solitary inner strength of his greatest songs in their original perfect form. Keith has performed an extensive tour of this concert in Theatres and Arts Centres across the UK, giving almost 400 concerts to over 100,000 people. This has proved to be one of the greatest honours in Keith James’ 40 year career in music. Keith lives in Powys, Wales and Andalucia, Spain
Amongst a concert of such songs as; Famous Blue Raincoat, Sisters of Mercy, Suzanne and Hallelujah, are also Poems by Lorca that Keith has set to music; Cohen’s greatest influence. There will also be songs from ‘You want it Darker’ released only weeks before his death – produced by his Son, Adam.
‘Some of the most atmospheric and emotive music you will ever hear’  The Independent
‘Keith James has become a pillar of trust. A sublimely intimate and engaging voice’  Sunday Times
‘an elegant and beautifully crafted reinterpretation of a great Artist’s words’  BBC Radio Scotland
‘certainly the UK’s most celebrated and evocative interpreter of golden music’  The Guardian
‘All the tears of time are shed in a few brief lines’  Times Literary Supplement
‘a sensitive and pleasingly understated delivery, all the better that the songs might speak for themselves’  Acoustic Magazine
 Keith James’ website:             
Book tickets £10.00 8.00pm
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