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), our host Anastasia, and fully licensed bar. All events are free to attend.
Our line-up for Friday Feb 17 is:
The Norman Clayture Experience
On a mission from John Cage – the timber underpanted balladeer Norman Clayture is assisted to full wood by Imogen Powder and Flick McChordrite in his continuing endeavour to empower humanity.
“Laura James, golden- haired nymph with guitar. A hummingbird spinning fragile tales of life and love.” Mudkiss Fanzine Laura James is a Cumbrian-born singer-songwriter, based in East London. After two heart-felt teenage folk/pop DIY album releases at the age of 15 & 17, Laura finally released her debut EP ‘The Bed of The Brook’ in 2011 with her band The Lyres. The release was accompanied by a travelling trailer stage which graced the streets of Durham, Newcastle, Carlisle & Clitheroe. Based in Liverpool from 2009-2015 Laura appeared at local & national Festivals including Liverpool Sound City, Great Escape Festival, Radio 1’s Big Weekend, Kendal Calling, A Carefully Planned Festival, Solfest and Ireby as well as international festivals such as DBMC in Delaware. Now based in North London, Laura is working on her new single ‘Rooftops’ – set for release February 2017.
The Time Travelling Suffragettes
Rosie Garland is a novelist, poet and singer with post-punk band The March Violets. Recently named ‘literary hero’ by The Skinny, she also performs twisted cabaret as Rosie Lugosi the Vampire Queen, cabaret chanteuse and mistress of ceremonies. With a passion for language nurtured by libraries, she started out in spoken word, garnering praise from Apples and Snakes as ‘one of the country’s finest performance poets’.