Jez Hellard & The Djukella Orchestra - Album Launch @ The Old Queens Head, London [6 November]

Jez Hellard & The Djukella Orchestra - Album Launch

20:00 - 23:00

 Facebook event page
The Old Queens Head
44 Essex Road, N1 8LN London, United Kingdom
To celebrate the release of the new Jez Hellard & The Djukella Orchestra live album, D'rect from the Shire, the full-fat Djukella Orchestra will be playing a show of deeply relevant songs and rip-roaring tunes to provide the perfect balm for these febrile times.

Featuring the Hebridean lilt of Alastair Caplin (The Langan Band, Band of Burns), the London Irish grit of TEYR (James Gavin, Dominic Henderson & Tommie Black-Roff), the lugubrious lyricism of double-bass wizard, Nye Parsons and Hellard’s deft guitar picking and frankly stunning harmonica playing, it will be special.

They will be joined by the folksome brilliance of rising stars Nick Hart and Dominie Hooper for an opening set and a grand finale.

Jez Hellard & The Djukella Orchestra, play traditional and contemporary folk music, from jigs, reels and rebel ballads to tango, rhumba and even reggae. Featuring one of the most captivating double-bassists you're likely to hear and some of the finest instrumentalists on the UK folk scene, their blend of virtuoso musicianship, witty political comment and a deep repertoire of powerful songs never fails to turn heads. Since hitting the road full time in 2005, Jez has played well over a thousand gigs; from the Glastonbury Festival to the North Country Fair, New York to Taipei, Istanbul to the Iberian Peninsular.

“Ridiculously enjoyable… an unequivocal thumbs up.” Folk Radio UK

Nick Hart & Dominie Hooper are an exciting new duo appearing on the UK folk scene for 2017. Having both spent years refining their own crafts, they come together to present Traditional English Folk Songs collected from and between their respective homes of Dartmoor and East Anglia. With stunningly clear vocal harmonies and the exquisite accompaniment of Nick’s subtle, finger-picked guitar, they give fascinating and refreshing insights into the often obscured genre of English Traditional Song."
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ The Old Queens Head:

Disco Freaks at The Old Queens Head
The Old Queens Head
EYOE presents: Seamus Fogarty at The Old Queens Head
The Old Queens Head
A Missy Elliott Party
The Old Queens Head
Laugh Out London in Angel - Spencer Jones
The Old Queens Head
Game of Watch the Thrones: Kanye West vs. Jay-Z
The Old Queens Head
Gabriel Moreno & The Quivering Poets -Album Launch-
The Old Queens Head
The Cuban Brothers
The Old Queens Head
Laugh Out London in Angel - John Kearns
The Old Queens Head
Millions: Fright Night
The Old Queens Head
Plastician: Disco Set
The Old Queens Head
Norman Jay MBE
The Old Queens Head
Laugh Out London in Angel - Sara Pascoe
The Old Queens Head
The Old Queens Head

The most anticipated events in London :

The Museum of Witchcraft & Magic In London Opening
The Last Tuesday Society & The Viktor Wynd Museum of Curiosities
Pizza & Prosecco Festival London - On Sale Now!
Building Six
Margaret Atwood
Southbank Centre
Above & Beyond at The O2, London
London, United Kingdom
United Festival 2017 - new date line up announced
Haggerston Park
Kurupt FM | Roundhouse, London
Hertford Christmas Gala
Hertford, United Kingdom
Shoreditch Secret Garden Rave
93 Feet East
Street Feastival
St Albans Food & Drink Festival
The most popular events in your news feed!