Cambridge Junction February & March 2013
Cambridge Junction February & March 2013 events guide containing listings of music, theatre and dance, comedy, clubs, family events and more!
FEBRUARY 2013 Fri 01 Feb Theatre Sat 09 Feb Club Short pieces of writing, stand-up comedy, acting and video responding to a trip retracing where their estranged fathers took them on holiday for a project to better their art. Theatre 6.30pm / J3 / £3 / 16+ Fri 01 Feb Jesterlarf Comedy Featuring Scottish Comedian of the Year Mark Nelson, Chortle sample - Bryony Kimmings & Richard DeDomenici: Holidad Drum & Bass. Featuring Andy C, DJ Hype, Matrix & Futurebound, TC, Mampi Swift, Crissy Criss, Heist, Barrington, Concrete, Blazin’. MC’s Skibadee, Eksman, GQ, Five Alive, Shabba, IC3, Harry Shotta, Evil B, Fatman D, Rhymes, Phantom, Carasel, Inja, Johnny Ka$h. Projection mapping by Shadow Data. Upstairs: Audio Danger Records meets Tabula Rasa. Pre-party in Bar Nusha. Presented by Edwartainments and Cambridge Junction. 10pm – 6am / J1 / £15 adv / 18+ Warning Tue 19 Feb Music Yiddish Twist Orchestra 8pm / J2 / £10 iddish Twist Orchestra revive the ‘der shvitz’ musical movement Y of the 50s and 60s, fusing a hallucinating mix of surf rock guitar, West Indian calypso, mambo, skiffle and Jewish folk melodies. Wed 20 Feb Lee “Scratch” Perry Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £22 adv Wed 20 Feb Sam Comedy Club Mon 11 Feb Everything Everything Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv Tue 12 Feb Family Theatre Music Part theatre, part stadium-pop concert: handclapping anthems Halmarack and the Miserablites 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) /12+ 8.30pm / J2 / £12 / 16+ Club Comic 2012 Pat Cahil, raucous Canadian Paul Myrehaug, and stand up and magician Mandy Muden. Tue 05 Feb C ourtney Pine Music 8pm / J2 / £17.50 adv Tue 05 Feb Bronagh’s Comedy A one-woman comedy show about a mad weekend in Theatre a mad family. Think Four Weddings and a Funeral with Irish dancing and restraining orders. 8pm / J3 / £10 “There are no Elephants in Australia. Well, no elephants except this one...”. A magical musical about weddings and wombats and the loveliest elephant the world has ever known. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 4+ Tue 12 Feb Music The People’s Theatre Company: The Elephant Bridesmaid Fri 22 Feb Music and electro music to move and inspire. A lightning-fast journey from failure to euphoria in just a few songs. I Am Kloot Doors 7pm / J1 / £17.50 adv Ruarri Joseph, Geva Alon & Gil Karpas Big Weekend Sat 23 Feb Music delphic Doors 7pm / J1 / £13.50 adv Wed 13 Feb Theatre GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN: Big Hits Hello, we’re Big Hits. We’re going to blast our hearts “ RIGHT OUT for you, right here for you.” New theatre staring hard at censorship, propriety and pop culture. 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) / 16+ Ruarri Joseph has been compared to Dylan, Bon Iver and Cat Stevens. He is joined by rising star of the alt-folk / Americana scene Geva Alon and local lad Gil Karpas. 8pm / J2 / £8 adv Sat 23 Feb THE Music Wed 06 Feb season Theatre Dance Music Cambridge Junction re-launches with a riotous cabaret, magazine-show party hosted by the inimitable Bryony Kimmings, featuring off-beat performances from the season’s artists. 7.30pm / J2 / £5 (including complimentary drink) / 14+ launch night Thu 14 Feb Music Thu 07 Feb Funeral Plus Such Gold, Daytrader and I Divide. Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv For A Friend Theatre Frightened Rabbit Doors 7pm / J1 / £12.50 adv Family The Final of FiverFest. FIVER J1 / Doors 6.30pm / £5 Plus Wintersleep and Washington Irving. Sun 24 Feb Indefinite Fri 15 Feb sample - hunt and darton 6.30pm / J3 / £3 / 14+ Thu 07 Feb Tom Comedy Fri 08 Feb Music om Stade shares his refreshingly laid-back and T unconventional ethos on life, playfully leading audiences into a world where there are no boundaries, and anything goes. 8pm / J2 / £15 / 16+ Stade: Totally Rocks! Fri 15 Feb Comedy hey are working on some more Art and think it’s going to be T about boredom. There will be more moves, poems and probably leggings. They are the opposite of bored about this. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / ages 3-6 Wed 27 Feb Kindle play with clay where the audience are invited to participate in a A world of fabulous forms, amazing animals and morphing monsters. Articles: Claytime Theatre Music Peacock Big 10 / Walkway / Subculture Local scene legend Colin Hazel’s 70th Birthday Party. Doors 7pm / J1 / £7 adv & Gamble Don’t Even Want To Be On Telly Anyway hortle Comedy Award nominees Ray and Ed, stars C of Radio 4 Extra and Russell Howard’s Good News return with another show filled with fun and idiocy. 8pm / J2 / £10 / 16+ 8.30pm (DJ & Bar from 7.30pm) / J1 / £12 (£8 con) / 14+ he Greek tragedy of Clytemnestra drastically retold by T smashing together rock, metal and soul songs with text and poetry. Loud, beautiful, unforgiving and passionate. Theatre: The Furies Thu 28 Feb SAMPLE - The Hugh Hughes - Sat 02 Mar Live Radio Project Fri 08 Feb Music The Fiver Unplugged 7.30pm / J3 / £5 Fri 08 Feb Comedy eaturing The Facade, The Staycations, Kings Parade, F Jay Plent, Huck. Sat 16 Feb Junction University I Free / more info online nnovative, quirky courses and experiences led by I artists for YOU. This month: sound experimentation, invisible museums and poetry from the local archives. Theatre In one of his boldest experiments to date, join Hugh in his rehearsal room, sharing his most joyful and moving stories whilst also broadcasting live across the web. 6.30pm / J3 / £3 Thu 28 Feb Lianne Music Pete Firman: Hoodwinker 8pm / J2 / £15 (£13 con) / 14+ tar of BBC1’s The Magicians, Pete Firman is renowned for S his trademark blend of comedy and jaw-dropping magic. Sat 16 Feb Katherine Comedy aving experienced motherhood, divorce, and MTV, awardH winning comedian Katherine Ryan proves the things in life that make us bitter, can actually be quite delicious and hilarious. 8pm / J2 / £12 (£10 con) / 16+ Ryan: Nature’s Candy Sold Out. Plus Josh Kumra La Havas Doors 7pm / J1 / £13 adv how to book INFO & tickets online junction.co.uk tel 01223 511 511 buy in person from: cambridge Junction Clifton way Cambridge CB1 7GX box office Opening hours Mon-Sat 1–6pm and for events Ri march 2013 Fri 01 Mar Comedy Featuring 2012 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Daniel Sat 09 Mar Club Jesterlarf Comedy Club Sat 02 Mar Music 8.30pm / J2 / £12 / 16+ Simonsen, camp and satirical musical double act Topping & Butch, cheeky cockney Rich Wilson and compere Erich McElroy. Family Jungle. Featuring Goldie, Kenny Ken, Nicky Blackmarket, Randall, Ray Keith, Barrington & Concrete. MC’s Navigator, Shabba, Moose, Five Alive, Phantom. Presented by Edwartainments and Cambridge Junction. 10pm – 6am / J1 / £15 adv / 18+ Warning: Catch A Fire Tue 19 Mar Masterclass with Gob Squad - Fri 22 Mar A four-day intensive workshop for artists with these Theatre internationally renowned performance makers. 10am - 4pm / J3 / £80 (by application) / 18+ Tue 19 Mar Sun 10 Mar 8pm / J2 / £15 adv Robyn Hitchcock White Noise A roguish Soldier acquires a magical tinderbox giving power to summon three extraordinary dogs. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 4+ Mon 11 Mar Music Norwich Puppet Theatre: The Tinderbox Music Stiff Little Fingers / The Men They Couldn’t Hang / Ed Tudor Pole Doors 7pm / J1 / £16 adv Wed 20 Mar Public Service Music Doors 7pm / J2 / £8 adv Thu 21 Mar Theatre Broadcasting am rC ve Sat 02 Mar Club JESUS GREEN am JESUS LANE NE WMAR KET ROAD KING ST Bus Station Family Mashup: Drum & Bass, House, 2-Step, Electro, Trap, Bass Music. White Noise returns for another all-nighter. Presented by Edwartainments and Cambridge Junction. 10pm – 6am / J1 / £6 adv / 18+ Doors 7pm / J1 / £20 adv Beth Hart Tue 12 Mar Music Johnny Marr Sun 03 Mar EA RO PA R T PA R ST KE RS EE T KS IDE DIR MIL GW Y Tallulah Swirls Theatre Company: When Eggy Met Peggy 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 3+ Doors 7pm / J1 / £19.50 adv A performance-lecture in which the boundaries between audience and performers will disappear completely, followed by a twoscreen film exploring death by re-enacting classic film scenes. 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) / 12+ Fri 22 Mar Music gob squad: We are Gob Squad and so are you Ri r ve C AD ST R RE EP ILL GD V ER N ST LA ET CE NV NT CO VE GO GL LE N S ISS FIELD RD ON AM RD RD TE NI S ON ROAD BRO OKL A ND S AV CLIFTON T PARKER’S PIECE LR A deliciously funny and original twist on The Princess And The Pea. Wed 13 Mar Theatre OA D GR ES H RD Mon 04 Mar Music 8pm / J2 / £15 adv Jon Boden & the Remnant Kings the courteeners Sam Lee & Friends Stand-up life/theatre following a tumultuous year for two best friends, in which they hit the rocks, go into couples counselling and try to learn what it takes to hold two people together. 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) / 16+ tattenbaum-deluca: tatty-del are making it work The Beat Plus Big 10. Doors 7pm / J1 / £15 adv ST KING’S PARADE AN DR m EW ’S ST Fri 22 Mar Comedy Like a battering ram to the funny bone, stars of BBC3’s Live at The WitTank RE GE NT ST STAT IO Railway Station N RO AD Tue 05 Mar Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £18.50 adv 8pm / J2 / £12.50 adv SAMPLE - H2Dance: Duet/part 2 Theatre Hanna and Heidi have decided they need more couple therapy. Thu 14 Mar Dance Sat 23 Mar Electric bring their lavish parade of inventive characters and sketch magnificence to venues nationwide. 8pm / J2 / £12 adv / 16+ Which Space? Cambridge Junction operates over three different spaces: J1, J2 and J3. J1 is the largest space, used mainly for our music and club programme. J2 is the theatre space, where we hold a variety of events. J3 is the studio, used for smaller performances and artist development. Access Cambridge Junction is fully accessible. If you would like to discuss any access issue prior to your visit, please call us on 01223 511 511. You can request this guide in large print. Info ID must be produced for events with age restrictions. Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult. You may be searched upon entry. Booking fees apply to online and telephone bookings (no fees are charged in person at our Box Office counter). All seated events are unreserved. TR GTON R O A D PIN UM OOKGATE BR Tue 05 Mar Music Fri 15 Mar The Place Prize finalists take a brutally honest look at themselves, revealing truths and lies about their life as a twosome. 6.30pm / J3 / £3 Comedy You may have seen him on YouTube, or on Dave, or on a panel Alun Cochrane: Moments of Alun game, or Channel 4, or just on a bus somewhere. 8pm / J2 / £12 / 16+ HIL LS CHERRY HINTON RD HIL LS Wed 06 Mar Jessie Ware Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv Wed 06 Mar New Theatre Comedy Dividing the audience into Cambridgeshire’s own rival villages, Art Club: Quiet Act of Destruction ichard Herring: Talking Cock R Comedy R ichard celebrates the tenth anniversary of his critically acclaimed show that exposes the truth about men and their flutes of love. 8pm / J2 / £15 / 16+ Sat 16 Mar Sun 24 Mar Family A funny, gentle new show with an irresistible blend of music. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 4+ Blunderbus Theatre Company: How To Catch A Star Thu 07 Mar Comedy 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) Meldreth and Melbourn, these comedy-dance pioneers fuse wild games and activities with this true story. Junction University II Free / more info online nnovative, quirky courses and experiences led by artists for YOU. I This month: virtual tattoos, manifesto writing and dancing maps. Tue 26 Mar j ohn smith Music Doors 7pm / J2 / £8 adv Wed 27 Mar SAMPLER Theatre Our new-look evening of experimental, early-stages performance Dance that’s begging for an audience and deserving of your feedback to shape it. Formerly known as JAM. 7.30pm / J2 / £3 FEBMAR 2013 junction.co.uk RO AD RO AD “National Institution” (Sunday Telegraph) John Shuttleworth ventures beyond the garden gate to tread the mean streets of Britain. 8pm / J2 / £17 (£15 con) Fri 08 Mar Comedy Mark Steel sheds light on the quirkiness of every town he visits on John Shuttleworth: Out of Our Sheds Sat 16 Mar Music Plus AR, Lost At Seven, Go.Fly.Win. Doors 7pm / J1 / £10 adv awake Night Sat 16 Mar Comedy Treading the line between comedy, cabaret and a goth-pop-catwalk Bourgeois & Maurice: Sugartits 8pm / J2 / £12 / 14+ Mark Steel’s In Town 8pm / J2 / £15 nightmare, Bourgeois & Maurice tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time. Fri 29 Mar Music the fiver Doors 6.30pm / J1 / £5 Chris Ramsey: Feeling Lucky Chris Ramsey, returns with his new stand-up show. 8pm / J2 / £15 / 14+ Sat 09 Mar Music this tour allowing each show to be unique. Sun 17 Mar Comedy 8pm / J2 / £20 adv Roy Bailey & Tony Benn 8pm / J2 / £14 (£12 con) /16+ Tue 19 Mar Music josh widdicomBe: the further adventure of... Martin Harley Band 8pm / J2 / £12.50 adv Fri 29 Mar Comedy Foster’s Comedy Award nominee and star of BBC Two’s Hebburn, Sat 30 Mar Music The Crazy World of Arthur Brown Doors 7pm / J2 / £15 adv