The Junction Nov 2012 Monthly Guide
The Junction’s November 2012 live music, club and comedy guide. Featuring music from Spiritualized, The Fiver: Unplugged, Mystery Jets, Two Gallants, Tegan and Sara, Tom McRae, Melingo and Alabama 3. Clubs including Spoonfed, White Noise, Salon Rouge and Stink Like Sock. And comedy from Jesterlarf, Andrew Lawrence, Rob Rouse, Festival of the Spoken Nerd Frisky and Mannish, Mark Thomas and MANY MORE!!!
Frisky & Mannish 22 Thu Rob Rouse: Life Sentences Star of Mad Mad Mad World (ITV1) and 8 out of 10 Cats (C4) Rob Rouse returns with more honest, frank, seriously funny stand-up. A father for the second time, to a baby girl, Rob is now a radical feminist � but this is not a show about men vs women, more humanity vs insanity. 8pm / J3 / �15 (�13 con) / 16+ Rosie Collins How to Book Online: By Phone: In Person: Tegan and Sara Mystery Jets www.junction.co.uk 01223 511 511 The Junction Box Office Clifton Way Cambridge CB1 7GX The Junction Live Music, Clubs & Comedy Cambridge 23 Fri Steve Hughes: Big Issues Following a sold out date at The Junction in January inimitable Australian comic and ex heavy metal drummer, Steve Hughes is back. Expect intelligent, straight-talking social commentary from one of the most original and thought-provoking performers to grace the UK circuit. Strictly 16+ 8pm / J2 / �14 (�12 con) / 16+ Box Office open Mon-Sat 1-6pm, and during events. Booking and transaction fees apply to phone and web bookings. Photo ID must be produced for events with age restrictions. You may be searched upon entry. November 2012 Access The Junction is fully accessible. If you would like to discuss any access issue prior to your visit, call the Box Office on 01223 511 511. THE TEXT IN THIS GUIDE IS AVAILABLE IN LARGE PRINT UPON REQUEST. Passion Pit 24 Sat Festival of the Spoken Nerd: Are you sci-curious? Stand-up mathematician Matt Parker, geek songstress Helen Arney and experiments guy Steve Mould present a comedy night for the fearlessly inquisitive. Join three of the UK's best (and nerdiest) performers for an evening of comedy, science, music, maths and interactive experiments. 8pm / J2 / �14 (�12 con) / 16+ More Info Festival of the Spoken Nerd For details of upcoming events, and visitor information visit www.junction.co.uk 25 Sun Mark Thomas: Bravo Figaro After walking the wall in the West Bank, chasing arms dealers around the country and becoming Guinness World Record holder for political protests, Mark turns his attention to matters closer to home with a show about his father. 8pm / J2 / �17.50 (�10 con) / 16+ Extra Curricular Activities School? College? Job? Yawn. Life isn't about spreadsheets, it's about joy, laughter and POP MUSIC. Frisky and Mannish, pop experts and "fully blown superstars" (Time Out), return having taken their particular brand of pop education all around the world. 8pm / J2 / �15 (�13 con) / 16+ Cover image: Mark Thomas 30 Fri Frisky & Mannish: Idul Sukan Two Gallants Jason Nocito 08 Thu Tom McRae Critically acclaimed British singer-songwriter Tom McRae appears on a solo tour showcasing material from his new album From The Lowlands. Plus Trevor Moss & Hannah-Lou. Seated show. Doors 7pm / J1 / �14 adv 17 Sat Stink Like Sock Dubstep. Feat. Oneman, Youngsta, Kromestar, T_!, Swiss, Daddy Genius, Jarmz, Foul Matta, Napper, Sounds Of Joah. Hosts: Toast, Inja, Bossman Johnson. 10pm � 6am / J1 / �10 adv / 18+ 24 Sat The Fiver Unplugged Workshop Looping Pedals in Acoustic Music. Learn how to build up a fuller sound as a solo artist, from basic acoustic loops through to more complicated patterns and uses. Hosted by Boss Loop Championship prize winner Katie Hamilton-Farey. For ages 13-18. Beginner to intermediate. 12 � 4pm / J3 / �10 November 2012 www.junction.co.uk (01223) 511 511 09 Fri The Fiver Five Live Bands. FiverFest Heat 3 feat. Big 10, Ghouls, 28 Boulevard, Bright Young Things, The Varsity. Doors 6.30pm / J1 / �5 18 Sun Passion Pit US electro-pop outfit Passion Pit perform stunning electronica loaded with samples, glitches and effects. The band released their critically-acclaimed second album Gossamer earlier this year. Doors 7pm / J1 / �13.50 adv 26 Mon The Saw Doctors In association with Cambridge Folk Festival. Irish folk rock favourites return to The Junction for a storming set. Doors 7pm / J1 / �22 adv 10 Sat Melingo Sad, funny, intense, bizarre, fascinating; Argentine bohemian Melingo breathes new life in to tango. Part of Making Tracks. Doors 7pm / J2 / �10 Live Music & Clubs 02 Fri 19 Mon The Bible: Acoustic Cambridge legends The Bible (who played The Junction's opening night way back in 1990), return for a one-off acoustic set. Seated show. Doors 7pm / J1 / �13.50 adv Spiritualized Space rock icons Spiritualized showcase material from their latest album Sweet Heart Sweet Light. Plus Roy and the Devil's Motorcycle. Doors 7pm / J1 / �19.50 adv 27 Tue Alabama 3 Described by The Guardian as "the best live band in the country" legendary Brixton collective Alabama 3 return to The Junction as part of their Art of Theft Tour. Doors 7pm / J1 / �18 adv 10 Sat White Noise Mashup: House, Electro, Dubstep, Grime, D&B. White Noise return for another massive party. Feat. all the rave essentials, 15 foot retro TV with live visuals and DJs representing all corners of underground dance. 10pm � 5am / J1 / �4 adv / 18+ 19 Mon O'Hooley & Tidow In association with Cambridge Folk Festival. Chamber-folk duo Belinda O'Hooley (The Unthanks) and Heidi Tidow showcase material from their second album The Fragile. Plus support from Tracey Brown. Doors 7pm / J2 / �10 adv 03 Sat Spoonfed Drum & Bass. Feat. Breakage, Artwork, Calibre, Teebee & Calyx, Logistics, Nu:Tone, MC Wrec, Lowqui, Bondax, Endian, Danism, Other Echoes, Tim Parker. 10pm - 6am / J1 / �13 adv / 18+ Comedy 02 Fri 11 Sun Lau In association with Cambridge Folk Festival. Modern folk music's most innovative band return in support of their third album Race The Loser. Doors 7pm / J2 / �16 adv Jesterlarf The Jesterlarf Comedy Club returns with John Maloney, Ninia Benjamin, and New Act of the Year finalist Danny Ward plus compere Tom Toal. 8.30pm (Doors 7.45pm) / J2 / �12 / 16+ 04 Sun The Fiver Unplugged Five young acoustic acts perform in the J2 theatre. Doors 7pm / J2 / �5 21 Wed 05 Mon Mystery Jets Mystery Jets return to The Junction following their sell out J2 show in April on a tour supporting their new album Radlands. Doors 7pm / J1 / �14 adv 16 Fri Larry Miller Blues rock guitar slinger Larry Miller is renowned for his mesmirising and rip roaring live shows. In 2009, Larry played an amazing seven encores at Cambridge Rock Festival and he returned in 2010 to a standing ovation. Doors 7pm / J1 / �11 adv The Wedding Present perform Seamonsters In association with Green Mind. After a barnstorming appearance at the SXSW Music Festival earlier this year and an international tour The Wedding Present stop off in Cambridge for a long awaited live performance of their intense Seamonsters album. Doors 7pm / J1 / �15 adv 09 Fri Andrew Lawrence: Is Coming To Get You Current guest star on Channel 4's Stand Up For The Week Andrew Lawrence returns to The Junction following a sell-out fifty date tour of the UK. Twice nominated for Best UK Headline Act at the Chortle Awards he is also a former double Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee. 8pm / J2 / �15 (�13 con) / 16+ 05 Mon Two Gallants San Franciscan duo Two Gallants present a definitive fusion of punk-rock energy and folkish storytelling. Plus The Hickey Underworld. Doors 7pm / J2 / �12.50 adv 17 Sat Salon Rouge Burlesque. Salon Rouge returns with Xarah Von Den Vielenregen and The Great Voltini & Nurse Electra. Plus Salon Rouge's very own Cherry & Ruby, all the regular starlets and an eclectic mix of music from the 40s, 50s and present day. Dress: Burlesque and Vintage, if you don't make the effort, you may not get in. 9pm � 2am / J2 / �12.50 adv / 18+ 22 Thu Megson In association with Cambridge Folk Festival. Three times nominated in the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards and winners of the 2010 Spiral Earth Awards husband and wife duo Stu and Debbie Hanna mix heavenly vocals, lush harmonies and driving rhythmic guitars and mandolas. Doors 7pm / J2 / �11 adv 16 Fri Three Bonzos and a Piano Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band fans will be delighted to learn that Roger Ruskin Spear, Rodney Slater and Sam Spoons have teamed up with super-pianist Dave Glasson to create more fun, music and subversive diversion in the spirit of the ageless band. 8pm / J2 / �16.50 adv 07 Wed Tegan and Sara Canadian indie duo Tegan and Sara take a night off a huge tour with The Killers to headline the J1 stage. Doors 7pm / J1 / �17.50 adv