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Tue 17 December

Special celebration to mark to life and work of Jennifer Pike

Shabsi Mann – guitar/vocals
Jude Cowan Montague – keyboards/vocals
Two of London’s finest songwriter/musicians in a new duo – invited back specially after meeting while performing separately at a previous Klinker

Liz Bentley – Ukulele and Casio keyboard marvel with mind full of mad verse, back by popular demand for more ‘tales in the deep end’

Caroline Kraabel – sax
Hugh Metcalfe – guitar/violin
Matt Scott – accordion
Amazing Seattle-hailing reed virtuoso joins the Klinker team for the night

Fri 17 November

Jean-Michel Van Schouwburg – voice
Benedict Taylor – viola
Belgium vocal virtuoso and stalwart of the London scene in a rare pairing

Walter Cardew – guitar
Androniki Cardew – keyboards
Horace Cardew – tenor sax
Paul Taylor – trombone
Cornelius Cardew descendents are joined by trombonist with a poetic bent to create a music entirely of their own

Begotten
Film soundtrack project to The Begotten. Sounds like deranged monks.
“God disembowels himself with a straight razor”

Tue 17 October 2017

Matt’s Fiftieth Birthday Klinker!

Liz Bentley – delightful muses on things such as Tesco delivery services… accompanied with ukelele

Cabbagehead trio returns

  • Hugh Metcalfe – guitar & violin
  • Andrew Ranken – drums
  • Matt Scott – accordion

Sholto Dobie – prepared acoustic guitar
Ben Pritchard – prepared acoustic guitar
– new improvisation duo project

Matt Scott – accordion
Alix Hyde – violin from Macclesfield: a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist and music producer who has performed throughout North America and the UK

Sun 17 September 2017

Illi Adato – solo electronics and objects

Lost Osbaldestons – violinists’ duo’s debut with potentially unexpected complications

  • Sue Ferrar
  • Stanley Bad

Becky Fury
The Double Malcolm Hardee Award winning Becky Fury presents a scratch expert from this years Molotov Cocktail Party” – Edinburgh Preview
Finest sticks of clnddy dynamite to be found for love or a suggested donation” – Scotsgay

James Holcombe – brand new films from Cumbria including rubbings of implements and objects in the countryside

Thu 17 August 2017

Chris Dowding – trumpet and electronics
Sylvia Hallett – violin and electronics
Two masters in the art of soundmaking

Charlotte Keeffe – solo trumpet
Responding to the space around us with fizzling brassy fireworks!

Bitten By a Monkey – Some welcome monkey magic from this wonderful, talented, whimsical trio, invariably rewarding of your attention:

  • Roland Bates
  • Steve Myers
  • Dylan Bates

Mon 17 July 2017

Gargarin – featuring material from ‘Corvid’, lots of birdsong, seance, and more!

Becky Fury
The Double Malcolm Hardee Award winning Becky Fury presents a scratch expert from this years Molotov Cocktail Party” – Edinburgh Preview
Finest sticks of clnddy dynamite to be found for love or a suggested donation” – Scotsgay

Ben Pritchard – guitar with guest TBC

Noel Taylor – clarinet
Matt Scott – accordion

Sat 17 June 2017

Shabsi Mann – solo avant-garde experimental folk punk rock, inspired by Eastern nomadic roots

Jude Cowan Montague – “Reliably Newsworthy”

The Glowering Figs – Trio of leading figs on the impro scene

  • Jerry Wigens – mandolin
  • Ivor Kallin – viola and/or bass
  • Dave Fowler – drums

Wed 17 May 2017

Hugh Metcalfe – Celebrating 40 Years of Super8 Films:

  • Family Revisited (Hugh Metcalfe 2017 / black & white)
  • Saint Audreys Hospital, Melton (Hugh Metcalfe 1977 / Chiselhurst, Kent / first colour)

Alan Wilkinson – alto sax and bass clarinet
Lee Boyd Allatson – drums

Liisa Pentti – dancer from Finland
Paul Pignon – reeds from Sweden
Thomas Bjelkeborn – electronics from Sweden
Matt Scott – bayan accordion from UK