Please note: Info provided by the Event Organiser
As part of Independent Venue Week 2020, presenting Just Married - an evening of all your favourite wedding party moments, without the wedding.
Followed by a day of love, laughter and hope (and hangovers).
Appearing across the weekend:
- Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly
A veteran at 33, Sam Duckworth has been releasing music under the moniker Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly for 14 years. His catalogue includes collaborations ranging from Baba Maal, to Shy Fx, Kate Nash to Jehst. It includes 4 top 40 singles, 2 top 40 albums, a German Club Number 1 and a gold certified plaque for the seminal “Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager.”
2 Sets, One full band, one playing the seminal “Chronicles of a Bohemian Teenager” in full as solo acoustic.
- Christopher Bliss “The man who turns wives into widows” (With live soundtrack)
Rob Carter’s cult hit creation is back with a glossy revamp of his 2016 debut show. Christopher Bliss is Shropshire’s greatest drivel-merchant. He’s tackled novels, he’s conquered theatre, now he’s back to show you his most ambitious project: live cinema. This is an action-packed tale of wives, widows and everything in-between. As seen on Siblings (BBC), Peep Show and Fresh Meat (Channel 4). 'This is how character comedy should be done' ???? (Chortle.co.uk). 'One of this year’s hidden treasures… consistently, pant-wettingly funny' ???? (Fest).
- Grace Blakeley
Grace Blakeley is a British author economics commentator and a research fellow at the Institute for Public Policy Research. She was appointed economics commentator at The New Statesman in January 2019. She is a democratic socialist, a supporter of the Labour Party and sits on the party's National Policy Forum. Blakeley's first book, Stolen: How to Save the World from Financialisation, was published Sep 10, 2019
- Diane Chorley (DJ Set)
Duchess of Canvey
“The most fun I had in a comedy show this Summer” Stewart Lee
“Raucously Jolly… as funny as a musical gig gets” Evening Standard
- Bridgette Aphrodite
Punk Poet, Song writer, Feminist-Showgirl. She also is the writer and performer of 'My Beautiful Black Dog' an original musical on depression, which toured the UK following a sold-out run at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2015. New show “Parakeet” an eco-punk, genre crossing, status quo defying musical about nature, friendship and fighting for what you believe in. Parakeet was performed at this year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe, with Paines Plough Roundabout at Summerhall. She has participated in numerous panel chats on mental health including The Bush Theatre, Trouble Club with Ruby Wax and Bestival.
- Disco Ceilidh
A modern twist on the traditional form, find a partner, swing them round, to the sounds of modern disco.
- Eat The Evidence
'Eat The Evidence blend danceable rhythms with genuinely thought provoking lines' Gigslutz
'Satirical ska-punk that sticks two fingers up at Theresa May' Clash
- Charlotte Carpenter
“A distinctly different kind of singer/songwriter sound, and one that makes for an enthralling listen.” Best Fit
“Charlotte Carpenter is a storyteller, a young artist capable of applying an enormous impact.” Clash
" An Independent artist to the core, Charlotte's star is rising” Total Guitar
Charlotte Carpenter is the perfect embodiment of independence, in charge of her own destiny and acclaimed by Total Guitar, Best Fit, NME, Clash and Classic Rock along side BBC Introducing, 2 & 6 Music.
- Heavy Highness
5 Piece modern soul/rock from London.
Indie punk rock from an Essex Girl.
Early Bird Weekend tickets £25, General Weekend tickets £30
(all weekend tickets valid both days)
Saturday 1st. Dress Code: My Best Friends Wedding 6pm - 1am
Sunday 2nd Dress Code: Hangover Comfy 1pm - 8:30pm
Please note that the artists appearing may be subject to change.
Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.
Get Cape Wear Cape Fly, aka Southend boy Sam Duckworth, began touring in a beat-up car with a laptop, guitar and a brace of catchy, heartrending tunes. He seeks influence in his Britpop heroes Blur, The Streets, Super Furry Animals and Gomez, with his music being full of big ideas, sing-a-longs and shouty punk refrains.
See 2 tour dates featuring Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly.
The singer/songwriter from Southend, also known as Get Cape. Wear Cape. Fly. Favourable comparisons with Billy Bragg have resulted from his lyrics, which inspire political and social motivation, matched with folk-inflected indie.
See 2 tour dates featuring Sam Duckworth
Rising Folk-Pop starlet Charlotte Carpenter has been tipped as the next big thing amongst female singer-songwriters. She has toured with Marika Hackman and has played alongside George Ezra and Ethan Johns. Charlotte has also seen early support from Lauren Laverne on BBC Radio 6Music and Huw Stephens on BBC Radio 1.
See Charlotte Carpenter tour dates
'Diane Chorley, an Essex nightclub owner fronting a tight indie pop band whilst recounting her '80s fall from grace, was the most fun I had in a comedy show this summer' (Stewart Lee) 'The darkest, driest, most hilarious ex-con I've ever met. I love Diane Chorley, she brings a working men's club to its knees' (Eva Wiseman, The Observer).
See Diane Chorley tour dates
See Brigitte Aphrodite tour dates
See 5 tour dates featuring Christopher Bliss
Blab, Disco Ceilidh
The Half Moon Putney
- 93 Lower Richmond Road
- SW15 1EU
- Disabled access:
- Bronze Status