Tir na nOg Championed by John Peel, Tir na nOg’s sound, often described as progressive folk, has seen the band share stages with acts as disparate as Steeleye Span, The Who, Fairport Convention and Roxy Music. The band return to the road this year to showcase material from new album Live At Sirius, which features many of their timeless songs including their version of Nick Drake’s Free Ride. Doors 7pm / J2 / £12 adv
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Stink Like Sock
Dubstep. Outlook Launch Party feat. Icicle, Silkie, Phaeleh, Mungo’s Hi Fi, Kenny Knots, Kahn, Versa, N-Dread, Rowl, T_!, Swiss, Daddy Genius, G Double, Inja, Bossman Johnson, Crises, Content, Pressa, PistonsBeneath, Occult, Inkarv, Timba, Whittz, DJ Dee + more. 10pm – 6am / J1 / £10 adv / 18+
Gary Numan In association with Green Mind. Synth-pop pioneer Gary Numan returns to The Junction for a best of set to celebrate the release of his new DVD Machine Music: The Best Of Gary Numan (released on 11 June). Plus Officers. Doors 7pm / J1 / £25 adv
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Kate McGill Originally known as something of an internet sensation, singer-songwriter Kate McGill has had over 2.7 million views on YouTube. She has now more than made a name for herself on the back of her own material and remains one of the most subscribed YouTube artists in the world. Kate’s debut album Replaced is out now. Doors 7pm / J2 / £7.50 adv
CamCon Cambridge’s Official Anime, Sci-fi, Comics, Manga and Gaming Convention! Feat. Cosplay Masquerade, Manga Drawing Workshops, Live Bands, J Culture Talks, Cosplay Panels, Karaoke, Gaming Tournaments, Alternative Fashion Show, Club Night provided by local cult night out Psycho Candy, and much more! J2 & J3 / £10 adv (£8 under 16) / Family Ticket £30 (max 4 people)
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The Junction Live Music, Clubs & Comedy
May 2012 Cambridge
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Comedy 08 Tue
Star and co-creator of BBC Four’s comedy quiz show We Need Answers, award-winning comedian Alex Horne has established a reputation among critics, comics and audiences as a thoughtful and original stand-up, writer and solo performer. 8pm / J3 / £12
Laurence Clark: Health Hazard! What links Stephen Hawking, cardboard tube fights, Shane MacGowan, private health insurance, George Washington, Mussolini, a religious cult, the Queen, global Armageddon and the NHS? Find out as highly acclaimed comedian Laurence Clark embarks on a one-man mission to help Obama sell the benefits of free healthcare to the American people. 8pm / J2 / £11 (£9 con)
Tom Stade Following stellar performances on BBC One’s Live At The Apollo, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow and Channel 4’s Stand-Up For The Week, don’t miss hugely talented Canadian émigré Tom Stade on an extended leg of his nationwide tour. 8pm / J2 / £15
Camille O’Sullivan: Feel Camille O’Sullivan enjoys a formidable international reputation for her dramatic interpretations of the songs of Brel, Cave, Waits, Bowie and more. Dark, fierce, amusing and mesmerizing, Camille transforms each song into an intense theatrical experience, drawing her audience into a world illuminated by the dark and the light. Doors 7pm / J2 / £17.50 adv
Michael Kiwanuka BBC Sound of 2012 winner, soul musician Michael Kiwanuka appears at The Junction showcasing material from his debut album, Home Again. Doors 7pm / J1 / £12.50 adv
James Yorkston Renowned Scottish singer-songwriter, James Yorkston celebrates the 10th anniversary of the release of seminal album Moving Up Country with an intimate show in the J2 Theatre. Doors 7pm / J2 / £14 adv
The First The First have become renowned for their very own brand of hardcore inspired rock. Plus Awake The Empire, Lost At Seven, Adelaide and Cali. Doors 7pm / J1 / £7 adv
Alkaline Trio Enthralling dark rockers Alkaline Trio celebrate their 15th anniversary by embarking on a UK tour in support of their new album Damnesia. Plus Dave Hause and The Dear & Departed. Doors 7pm / J1 / £16.50 adv
Salon Rouge Burlesque & Cabaret. Salon Rouge returns for the last event of the season with Lada Redstar and Strictly Dumb Prancing. 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+
Mashup: House, Electro, Dubstep, Grime, D&B.
Simone Felice Group Simone Felice together with his talented group of players create a rootsy and hauntingly harmonious sound. The acclaimed wordsmith will be performing many of the classics his devoted followers hold dear from his time with The Felice Brothers and The Duke & The King as well as new material such as radio hit You & I Belong (with friends from Mumford & Sons). Doors 7pm / J2 / £12.50 adv
White Noise White Noise return for another massive party feat. all the rave essentials, 15 foot retro TV with live visuals and DJ’s representing all corners of underground dance. 10pm – 5am / J1 / £4 adv / 18+
Band of Friends Band of Friends is a celebration of the music of Rory Gallagher by musicians who played with him throughout his career; Gerry McEvoy (Bass), Ted McKenna (Drums), and Marcel Scherpenzell (Guitar). Doors 7pm / J1 / £15 adv
Wretch 32 Leading urban artist Wretch 32 was one of the biggest music success stories of last year. Expect a hits filled set including Traktor, Unorthodox, and Don’t Go. Plus Kyra. Doors 7pm / J1 / £12.50 adv
Paul Brady In association with Cambridge Folk Festival. Paul Brady, singer, songwriter and multiinstrumentalist is one of Ireland’s most highly regarded and successful artists. He crosses musical boundaries again and again, incorporating folk, rock, blues traditional Irish and classic pop styles into his songwriting. Plus special guest Eleanor McEvoy. Doors 7pm / J2 / £22.50 adv
Live Music & Clubs
Jesterlarf The Jesterlarf Comedy Clubs returns with the razor-sharp observations of Michael Smiley plus Scottish Comedian of the Year Paul Pirie, BBC New Comedy Award finalist Simon Feilder and compere Erich McElroy. 8.30pm (Doors 7.45pm) / J2 / £12 / 16+
DJ Fresh presents FRESH/LIVE Drum & bass/dubstep sensation DJ Fresh (Bad Company) returns to The Junction for his first headline show after storming to #1 with his latest single Hot Right Now feat Rita Ora. Plus support from Rita Ora and Sincere. Doors 7pm / J1 / £12.50 adv
Ladyhawke New Zealand singer-songwriter Ladyhawke, aka Pip Brown, shot to stardom in 2008 with the release of her debut self titled album Ladyhawke, featuring hit tracks My Delirium, Dusk til Dawn, Paris is Burning, Back of the Van and Magic. She returns to The Junction in support of her second album Anxiety (out now). Plus She’s So Rad. Doors 7pm / J1 / £14 adv
Alfie Moore: After eighteen years serving with the Humberside Force Alfie certainly has a lot of stories to tell, and after five years working the clubs Alfie certainly knows how to tell them. In this show he talks about the history of protest and riots through history, (including ones that he has been personally involved with) with lots of digressions regarding his experiences on the beat. 8pm / J2 / £12 (£10 con)
Seven Years In The Bathroom
I Predicted A Riot
In association with Cambridge Folk Festival. Internationally acknowledged as being one of the finest traditional Irish instrumental bands, Lúnasa’s inventive arrangements and bass driven grooves have steered acoustic music into surprising new territory. Doors 7pm / J2 / £16 adv
Ode Warrior From BBC Radio 4’s Sony-nominated Now Show, BBC1’s One Show and BBC1’s Watchdog multi-award winner Mitch Benn and his band take to the road in a two hour show packed with new songs and old favourites including I’m Proud Of The BBC which reached No 11 in the Official Independent Singles Charts. 8pm / J2 / £12 (£10 con)
The Fiver Unplugged Five young acoustic acts perform in the J3 studio. Doors 7pm / J3 / £5
Published on Apr 3, 2012
The Junction's May comedy, live music and clubs listings. Featuring Camille O'Sullivan, Simone Felice, Lunasa, Alex Horne, Paul Brady, Lad...