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 Fri 01 Feb Jesterlarf Comedy Club Comedy Featuring Scottish Comedian of the Year Mark Nelson, Chortle Club Comic 2012 Pat Cahil, raucous Canadian Paul Myrehaug, and stand up and magician Mandy Muden. 8.30pm / J2 / £12 / 16+ Tue 05 Feb C ourtney Pine Music 8pm / J2 / £17.50 adv Tue 05 Feb Bronagh’s Big Weekend 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 Wed 06 Feb season Theatre Dance launch night 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+ Thu 07 Feb Funeral Music For A Friend Plus Such Gold, Daytrader and I Divide. Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv Thu 07 Feb Tom Comedy Club sample - Bryony Kimmings & Richard DeDomenici: Holidad 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+ Sat 09 Feb Stade: Totally Rocks! 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+ 10pm – 6am / J1 / £15 adv / 18+ Mon 11 Feb Everything Everything Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv Family £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 4+ delphic Wed 13 Feb GETINTHEBACKOFTHEVAN: Big Hits 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) / 16+ Theatre Doors 7pm / J1 / £12.50 adv 8pm / J2 / £15 (£13 con) / 14+ and electro music to move and inspire. A lightning-fast journey from failure to euphoria in just a few songs. 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) /12+ I Am Kloot Doors 7pm / J1 / £17.50 adv Fri 22 Feb Music Sat 23 Feb Ruarri Joseph, Geva Alon & Gil Karpas 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 FIVER The Final of FiverFest. J1 / Doors 6.30pm / £5 6.30pm / J3 / £3 / 14+ 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. Fri 15 Feb Peacock 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. Comedy 7.30pm / J3 / £5 S tar of BBC1’s The Magicians, Pete Firman is renowned for his trademark blend of comedy and jaw-dropping magic. Halmarack and the Miserablites Theatre Music Part theatre, part stadium-pop concert: handclapping anthems 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / ages 3-6 Pete Firman: Hoodwinker Wed 20 Feb Sam sample - hunt and darton Theatre Sat 16 Feb Comedy Wed 20 Feb Lee “Scratch” Perry Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £22 adv Fri 15 Feb The Fiver Unplugged Fri 08 Feb 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. Sun 24 Feb Indefinite Fri 08 Feb eaturing The Facade, The Staycations, Kings Parade, F Jay Plent, Huck. Plus Wintersleep and Washington Irving. Music “ 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. Frightened Rabbit Doors 7pm / J1 / £7 adv Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £13.50 adv Thu 14 Feb Local scene legend Colin Hazel’s 70th Birthday Party. Yiddish Twist Orchestra Music Music Tue 12 Feb Big 10 / Walkway / Subculture The Elephant Bridesmaid “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) Music Tue 19 Feb The People’s Theatre Company: Tue 12 Feb Fri 08 Feb Music Warning 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. & Gamble Don’t Even Want To Be On Telly Anyway 8pm / J2 / £10 / 16+ Junction University I I nnovative, quirky courses and experiences led by artists for YOU. This month: sound experimentation, invisible museums and poetry from the local archives. Free / more info online Sat 16 Feb Katherine Comedy Ryan: Nature’s Candy 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+ Family Articles: Claytime play with clay where the audience are invited to participate in a A world of fabulous forms, amazing animals and morphing monsters. Wed 27 Feb Kindle Theatre: The Furies 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 Music 8.30pm (DJ & Bar from 7.30pm) / J1 / £12 (£8 con) / 14+ Thu 28 Feb SAMPLE - The Hugh Hughes - Sat 02 Mar Live Radio Project 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 La Havas Sold Out. Plus Josh Kumra 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 r ve Ri JESUS LANE NE WMAR T EE GD AM D RD CO VE ES H RD 10pm – 6am / J1 / £6 adv / 18+ Tue 12 Mar Johnny Marr 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+ Tallulah Swirls Theatre Company: When Eggy Met Peggy Family Wed 13 Mar tattenbaum-deluca: tatty-del are making it work A deliciously funny and original twist on The Princess And The Pea. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 3+ Jon Boden & the Remnant Kings Tue 05 Mar the courteeners Music 8pm / J2 / £15 adv STAT IO TE NI S ON RD HIL Railway Station Music N RO AD LS A ND OOKGATE BR CLIFTON AD OKL ROAD RO BRO S AV HIL LS RO AD 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. 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. Doors 7pm / J1 / £18.50 adv Tue 05 Mar Music CHERRY HINTON RD Info Beth Hart Mon 04 Mar GL RD OA ON ST GR LR Mon 11 Mar Mashup: Drum & Bass, House, 2-Step, Electro, Trap, Bass Music. White Noise returns for another all-nighter. 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ISS NT GO NV GE GTON R O A D PIN UM FIELD NT ILL RE TR LE N S MIL N EP LA ST CE ’S ET IDE ST R KS PARKER’S PIECE ST DIR EW PA R GW Y T Thu 21 Mar White Noise AD RO RS ST DR RE AN KE EA ST KING’S PARADE m ER PA R Sam Lee & Friends 8pm / J2 / £12.50 adv Wed 06 Mar Jessie Ware Music Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv Wed 06 Mar New Art Club: Quiet Act of Destruction Theatre Comedy Dividing the audience into Cambridgeshire’s own rival villages, Meldreth and Melbourn, these comedy-dance pioneers fuse wild games and activities with this true story. 7.30pm / J2 / £12 (£8 con) Thu 07 Mar John Shuttleworth: Out of Our Sheds Comedy “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 Sun 10 Mar Family A roguish Soldier acquires a magical tinderbox giving power to summon three extraordinary dogs. 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) Music Music Theatre Doors 7pm / J1 / £20 adv SAMPLE - H2Dance: Duet/part 2 Theatre Hanna and Heidi have decided they need more couple therapy. Thu 14 Mar Dance 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 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+ Fri 15 Mar Sat 16 Mar Sat 16 Mar Music Sat 09 Mar Music Bourgeois & Maurice: Sugartits josh widdicomBe: the further adventure of... Sun 17 Mar Roy Bailey & Tony Benn 8pm / J2 / £14 (£12 con) /16+ Music Fri 22 Mar The Beat Doors 7pm / J1 / £15 adv Music Fri 22 Mar Martin Harley Band 8pm / J2 / £12.50 adv Broadcasting gob squad: We are Gob Squad and so are you Plus Big 10. WitTank Comedy Like a battering ram to the funny bone, stars of BBC3’s Live at The Electric bring their lavish parade of inventive characters and sketch magnificence to venues nationwide. 8pm / J2 / £12 adv / 16+ Sat 23 Mar Alun Cochrane: Moments of Alun Comedy You may have seen him on YouTube, or on Dave, or on a panel game, or Channel 4, or just on a bus somewhere. 8pm / J2 / £12 / 16+ Sun 24 Mar Family Blunderbus Theatre Company: How To Catch A Star A funny, gentle new show with an irresistible blend of music. Wed 27 Mar SAMPLER 8pm / J2 / £12 / 14+ Tue 19 Mar Theatre awake 8pm / J2 / £15 8pm / J2 / £20 adv Wed 20 Mar Public Service Music Doors 7pm / J2 / £8 adv Tue 26 Mar j ohn smith Music Doors 7pm / J2 / £8 adv nightmare, Bourgeois & Maurice tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time. Doors 7pm / J1 / £16 adv Free / more info online I nnovative, quirky courses and experiences led by artists for YOU. This month: virtual tattoos, manifesto writing and dancing maps. Comedy Treading the line between comedy, cabaret and a goth-pop-catwalk Comedy Doors 7pm / J1 / £10 adv Sat 16 Mar Music Junction University II Plus AR, Lost At Seven, Go.Fly.Win. Mark Steel’s In Town this tour allowing each show to be unique. Doors 7pm / J1 / £19.50 adv 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+ Comedy Mark Steel sheds light on the quirkiness of every town he visits on Stiff Little Fingers / The Men They Couldn’t Hang / Ed Tudor Pole £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 4+ Sat 02 Mar 8pm / J2 / £15 adv Sun 03 Mar Bus Station Theatre internationally renowned performance makers. 10am - 4pm / J3 / £80 (by application) / 18+ Robyn Hitchcock KET ROAD Tue 19 Mar Masterclass with Gob Squad - Fri 22 Mar A four-day intensive workshop for artists with these Norwich Puppet Theatre: The Tinderbox Sat 02 Mar Warning: Catch A Fire 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. Tue 19 Mar 8.30pm / J2 / £12 / 16+ Club Club 10pm – 6am / J1 / £15 adv / 18+ Simonsen, camp and satirical musical double act Topping & Butch, cheeky cockney Rich Wilson and compere Erich McElroy. am KING ST Jesterlarf Comedy Club Comedy Featuring 2012 Edinburgh Comedy Award winner Daniel C T V Ri JESUS GREEN Fri 01 Mar Music box office Opening hours Mon-Sat 1–6pm and for events am rC ve march 2013 Sat 09 Mar 11.30am & 2.30pm / J2 / £9 (£5 child) £23 Family of 4 (max. 2 adults) / 4+ FEBMAR 2013 Night 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 the fiver Doors 6.30pm / J1 / £5 Fri 29 Mar Music Fri 29 Mar Chris Ramsey: Feeling Lucky Comedy Foster’s Comedy Award nominee and star of BBC Two’s Hebburn, Chris Ramsey, returns with his new stand-up show. 8pm / J2 / £15 / 14+ Sat 30 Mar Music The Crazy World of Arthur Brown Doors 7pm / J2 / £15 adv junction.co.uk