At the centre of John Hyatt: Rock Art is Club Big, a fully kitted-out pop-up music club. John Hyatt is your magical master of ceremonies, introducing the best breakthrough live music and performance every Friday from 18:00 – 21:00. Hosting bands, soloists, the supernatural and the dramatic and featuring the Club Big House Band (provided by Cacophany Arkestra) and fully licensed bar.
The Club BIG house band is made up of members of Cacophany Arkestra, originally formed as a Carnival Arts music project in 2014. They began playing Soca and Calypso, adding Jazz/Afrobeat/Broadside Ballads/Spaghetti Western themes and political commentary to their diverse mix. Several of the band have also played as part of John Hyatt’s Glamogoth. When parading, they can often be seen wearing twelve foot high skeletons.
All events are free to attend. Click on the links below to find out more about each performance.
Fri 3 Feb (Preview)
Jon Langford with Barkley McKay
The Three Johns
Fri 10 Feb
Fri 17 Feb
The Norman Clayture Experience
Laura James & The Lyres
The Time Travelling Suffragettes
Fri 24 Feb
Robin Nature Bold with Simon Woolham
Emrys Morgan – Theatre of Nothing
Fri 3 Mar
Fri 10 Mar
Fri 17 Mar
Sat 18 Mar
In Conversation/Panel Discussion: The Legacy of Punk and Post-Punk in relation to John Hyatt Rock Art