Category Archives: Gigs

The last Last Amendment

The last ever show of Penny Rimbaud’s Last Amendment will take place in London at the Vortex Jazz Club on Wednesday 4th December.

Tiring, as he does, of any form of permanence, Penny is renaming his operations.

‘L’ACADÉMIE DES VANITÉS’ as, if nothing else, a reflection of his heart – ‘the poetry of jazz and the jazz of poetry’.  The band’s stellar line up will remain - Penny Rimbaud/voice, Eve Libertine/voice, Louise Elliot/sax & flute, Kate Shortt/cello, Jennifer Maidman/guitars, with visual additions by Mick Duffield and Gee Vaucher plus occasional guest artists.

Of their recent show in Paris, Delphine Delaby wrote – ‘a special atmosphere that combines tension and power with serenity. The words and music blend to perfection. One of the best concerts I’ve ever seen at the Cite de la Musique’.

Penny and the band will be taking a quarterly residency at the Vortex in the coming year.

Vortex 11 Gillet Square. London (Dalston Kingsland Station)  www.vortexjazz.co.uk

While we’re on the subject, here is an excellent full length performance by Penny and cohorts earlier this year in Japan.

Thanks.

Penny Rimbaud gig in London 14th August

This Wednesday 14th August at the Vortex Jazz Club in Dalston, London, Penny Rimbaud’s Last Amendment will be performing a very special piece.  Here’s the details from the man himself.

Greetings,

On Wednesday 14th, I’m doing a gig at the Vortex, Dalston, with Eve Libertine, Christine Tobin, Louise Elliott, Jennifer Maidman, Phil Robson and Chas Weber. The second half will be an experiment with free time based around an Penny Rimbaud Barcelonaelectronic piece that I created for our recent gig in Tokyo. For want of a better description, the piece, which employs progressive time stretches, ‘represents’ a nuclear meltdown, or perhaps merely the slow erosion of all and any technological or/and social system. It’s another attempt to move out beyond the confines of time/space which so bind so much of our lives. It’d be nice if you were there to share the experience.

Love, blessings and joy,

Penny.

NoMeansNo European Tour

Okay people, time to start doing your stretching exercises and double your vitamin dose in preparation for one of the most highly anticipated events on the over 70′s calendar – it’s the NOMEANSNO tour of Europe!These guys know how to take a venue, blow the doors off and leave the audience half-deaf and covered in sweat and beer.  This is what the joy of live music is all about.

NoMeansNoWrongnam Style European Tour

05.08.13 Amsterdam, Netherlands (Sugar) Melkweg
05.09.13 Obernausen, Germany Druckluft
05.10.13 Bielefeld, Germany Forum
05.11.13 Lubeck, German Treibsand
05.12.13 Flensburg, Germany Volxbad
05.14.13 Copenhagen, Denmark Loppen
05.15.13 Halden, Norway Feelgood
05.16.13 Lillehammer, Norway Felix
05.17.13 Trondheim, Norway Blaest
05.18.13 Oslo, Norway Parkteatret
05.19.13 Aalborg, Denmark 1000 Fryd
05.21.13 Nottingham, UK The Doghouse
05.22.13 Manchester, UK Sound Control
05.23.13 Dublin, Ireland Whelans
05.24.13 Cork, Ireland Crane Lane
05.25.13 Belfast, Ireland Voodoo
05.26.13 Glasgow, Scotland Stereo
05.28.13 Edinburgh, Scotland Electric Circus
05.29.13 Newcastle, UK The Cluny
05.30.13 Exeter, UK The Cavern
05.31.13 London, UK The Lexington
06.01.13 Bristol, UK Exchange
06.02.13 Brighton, UK The Haunt
06.04.13 Nijmegen, Netherlands Doornroosje
06.05.13 Nurnberg, Germany K4
06.06.13 Prague, Czech Republic Lucerna Music Bar
06.07.13 Leipzig, Germany Ut Connewitz
06.08.13 Frankfurt, Germany Au Fest

Boduf Songs European Tour

Mat Sweet is bringing his new album Burnt Up On Re-Entry to venues across Europe.  He will be touring with the delightful Jessica Bailiff, so there are two great reasons not to miss out.

Meanwhile please enjoy the second video from Burnt Up On Re-Entry, for “A Brilliant Shaft Of Light From Out Of The Night Sky”.   You might also want to consider picking up one of the limited edition shirts (“Everyone will let you down in the end”) we have available from the web shop.

Boduf Songs and Jessica Bailiff European Tour Dates

  • Wednesday 17.04.13 UK – London / Cafe Oto
  • Thursday 18.04.13 UK – Bristol / Cube Cinema
  • Friday 19.04.13 UK – Brighton / Green Door Store
  • Sunday 21.04.13 D – Dresden / Tante Leuk
  • Monday 22.04.13 CZ – Prague / Rubinrot
  • Wednesday 24.04.13 IT – Padova / La Mela di Newton
  • Friday 26.04.13 IT – Ravenna / Hanna Bi
  • Saturday 27.04.13 IT – Rovereto / Locos
  • Sunday 28.04.13 A – Linz / Werkstatt
  • Monday 29.04.13 A – Vienna / Rhiz
  • Tuesday 30.04.13 CZ – Olomouc / Galeria u Moka
  • Wednesday 01.05.13 CZ – Brno / Boro
  • Thursday 02.05.13 CZ – Pilsen
  • Friday 03.05.13 D – Berlin / Schokoladen
  • Saturday 04.05.13 D – Leipzig / Kafic
  • Sunday 05.05.13 D – Offenbach / Hafen 2
  • Monday 06.05.13 CH – Winterthur / Portier
  • Tuesday 07.05.13 CH – Lausanne / Le Bourg
  • Tuesday 14.05.13 B – Ghent / Kinky Star
  • Wednesday 15.05.13 B – Antwerpen / Kavka