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Past Shows

23/06 Leigh Folk Festival w/ Scott Matthews, Leigh-on-sea
7:30pm, £15, Leigh Community Centre, 71 – 73 Elm Road,
09/06 Willow Tree Arts Cafe (solo), London
7:30pm, £11, 4 Wickford Way,
Tour: A Reckoning Bell – Scotland w/Finn Anderson
26/05 Eden Court Inverness, Inverness
7:30pm, £15, Eden Court, Bishop’s Road,
24/05 Skye Bridge Studios, Kyle of Lochalsh
7:30pm, £15, Main Street,
22/05 Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
7:30pm, £13.50, 19a West Register Street,
21/05 The Glad Cafe, Glasgow
7:30pm, £13.50, 1006a Pollokshaws Road,
10/03 Aces & Eights, London
8:00pm, £10, 156 – 158 Fortess Road, Tufnell Park,
Tour: A Reckoning Bell
19/12 Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh
8:00pm, £13.50, 19a West Register Street, Double bill with Finn Anderson
16/12 The Glad Cafe, Glasgow
8:00pm, £13.50, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, Double bill Finn Anderson
14/12 The Barrel House, Totnes
8:00pm, £13.50, 59 High Street, With support from Hearing Aid Beige
13/12 Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol
8:00pm, £14/£10, 25 West St,,
12/12 The Prince Albert, Stroud
8:00pm, £12, Rodborough Hill, With support from Maja Lena
09/12 The Sanctuary, London
8:00pm, £15/£10, Greenleaf Baptish Church, 4 Greenleaf Road, Walthamstow,
25/11 The Yellow Arch, Sheffield
8:00pm, £15, 30-36 Burton Rd Neepsend,
14/11 Lancaster Library, Lancaster
2:30pm, SOLD OUT, Market Square, Supporting This Is The Kit
13/11 Live Rooms, Chester
7:30pm, £18.50, 1 Station Road, Supporting This Is The Kit
12/11 Button Factory, Dublin
7:30pm, €22.50, Curved St, Temple Bar, Supporting This Is The Kit
11/11 RNCM Concert Hall, Manchester
7:00pm, £20, 124 Oxford Road, Supporting This Is The Kit
10/11 Arts Centre, Norwich
7:00pm, SOLD OUT, St. Benedict’s Street, Supporting This Is The Kit
09/11 The Junction, Cambridge
7:00pm, £18, Clifton Road, Supporting This Is The Kit
07/11 The Railway, Winchester
2:00pm, SOLD OUT, 3 St. Paul’s Hill, Supporting This Is The Kit
05/11 Cathedral, Guildford
7:30pm, £18.50, Stag Hill, University Campus, Supporting This Is The Kit
03/11 Quarterhouse, Folkestone
7:00pm, £17.50, Tontine Street, Supporting This Is The Kit
28/09 ‘Woodburner’ at Dalston Curve Garden, London
7:00pm, £15, 13 Dalston Lane,
05/09 Nottingham Arboretum w/ This Is The Kit, Nottingham
2:00pm, £28,
07/08 Wilderness Festival, Charlbury
11:00am,
22/06 St Katharine’s Chapel w/ Samantha Whates, London
7:00pm, £20, 2 Butcher Row, The Royal Foundation of St Katharine, The Red Velvet Summer Festival kicks off with an incredible double bill from Samantha Whates and The Magic Lantern.
Tour: Lockdown House Concerts
24/05 http://twitch.tv/jamiefdoe, Online!
8:30pm, Tune in for the third instalment of my lockdown live stream concert series. This one will focus on the piano and new songs I’ve been writing for my fourth album ‘The Reckoning Bell’.
Tour: ‘The Life That I Have’ EP Tour
16/12 Wardrobe Theatre, Bristol
8:00pm, £8/14, 25 West St,,
15/12 The Prince Albert, Stroud
8:00pm, £8/10, Rodborough Hill,
09/12 Sebright Arms, London
8:00pm, £10.00, 31-35 COATE STREET,
04/12 Smugglers Tavern, Sandwich
8:00pm, 10 Delf Street,
01/12 Smugglers Record Shop – In store, Deal
1:00pm, 9 King St, Deal CT14 6HX,
20/11 The Lescar, Sheffield
8:00pm, 303 Sharrow Vale Rd,
10/09 ‘Woodburner’ at Dalston Curve Garden, London
8:00pm, 13 Dalston Lane,
14/07 The Idler Festival, London
2:30pm, Fenton House, Hampstead Grove, London NW3 6SP, The Duke of Hamilton, 23-25 New End, Hampstead, London NW3 1JD,
05/06 Folking Around (solo), Kingston-Upon-Thames
8:00pm, Woody’s Bar & Kitchen, 5 Rams Passage London, United Kingdom KT1 1HH,
01/06 Hays Galleria (trio), London
3:00pm,
24/03 Omnibus Theatre (solo) supporting Firefly Burning, London
7:00pm, £11/13, 1 Clapham Common Northside London, SW4 0QW,
20/02 The Holt Cafe, Sheffield
7:00pm, 156 Arundel St, Sheffield S1 4RE,
05/02 ‘Tots Tunes’ at the Old Church, London
11:00am, 8/10, Stoke Newington Church St, Stoke Newington, London, A baby and child friendly morning concert to start the year! x
Tour: To The Islands
12/12 The Tap Social, Oxford
8:00pm, £8, 27 Curtis Industrial Estate North Hinksey Lane, Presented by the Tandem Collective and Upcycled Sounds and supported by Rosie Caldecott and Theo.
11/12 SET Dalston, London
8:00pm, donation, 27A Dalston Lane, With the trio. Support from Jack Miguel and Limpet Space Race https://www.facebook.com/events/290331508254377/
08/12 BBC Radio 6 Music LIVE SESSION, UK Wide
9:30pm, Tune into Tom Robinson’s BBC Radio 6 Music show where we’ll be playing 4 songs live between 9.30-10.10.
28/11 The Prince Albert, Stroud
8:00pm, £8, Rodborough Hill, Full band show with support from the amazing Rachael Dadd.
24/11 ‘Unamplifire’ Festival at St Mark’s, London
8:00pm, St Mark’s Rise, Dalston, For more info about this wonderful event go to: http://thenestcollective.co.uk/shows/unamplifire-festival-2/
23/11 ‘Pindrop Sessions’ at Brixton Pound Cafe (solo), London
8:00pm, £10 / £5, 77 Atlantic Road, Brixton, For more information please go to: https://lalalarecords.co.uk/events/pindropsessions-themagiclantern-and-inmiriam/ Where you can also reserve tickets.
21/11 The Lighthouse, Deal
8:00pm, £8, 50 The Strand, Walmer, Deal,
18/11 Bicycle Shop, Norwich
8:00pm,
17/11 House Show, Birmingham
8:00pm, Please contact [email protected] if you are interested in attending.
04/11 Cafe Kino, Bristol
8:00pm, £8, 108 Stokes Croft Road, Full band show with support from the amazing Rachael Dadd. Cafe Kino 108 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3RU Doors 7pm Music 7.45pm £8 adv, £10 on the door www.the-magic-lantern.co.uk
01/11 ‘To The Islands’ ALBUM LAUNCH, London
8:00pm, £10.00, The concert will be staged in the round, with video projections, allowing for the full intimate power of this music to be experienced equally on all sides. This concert will be a unique, one off experience. I hope you can join us. The Magic Lantern – ‘To The Islands’ – Album Launch The Others, 6 Manor Rd, N16 5SA Thursday November 1st 2018 Doors. 7.30 Music starts at 8.15. £10 adv. £15 / £12 unwaged on the door.
01/09 Smugglers Festival, Deal
2:00pm, 2.15 mainstage!
16/08 The Green Note, London
8:00pm, 106 Parkway, Camden, Double bill with the brilliant Genevieve Dawson. More information
Tour: ‘Lydia’
25/05 The Harrison, London
8:00pm, 28 Harrison Road,
20/05 VoxBox Records, Edinburgh
4:00pm, 21 St Stephen Street Edinburgh,
18/05 The Glad Cafe, Glasgow
8:00pm, 1006a Pollokshaws Road,
11/05 Kings Place, Hall 2, London
8:00am,
10/03 Smugglers Record Shop – In store, Deal
1:00pm, 9 King St, Deal CT14 6HX,
08/03 Kansas Smitty’s (solo) – ‘Lydia’ Single Launch!, London
8:00pm, £8, 63-65 Broadway Market, Dear Friends, I am delighted to invite you to the launch of my new single ‘Lydia’ at Kansas Smitty’s on Broadway Market. ‘Lydia’ is the second single taken from my upcoming third album ‘To The Islands’ and is the most intimate song on the record and one I wrote at a real liminal point in my life. Keen to focus on the intensity that comes with stripping everything away, when it came to recording it I did it on my own, late at night. To honour that spirit, I have decided to launch the single with a solo concert in the beautiful Kansas Smitty’s bar off Broadway Market in Hackney. It is a wonderfully atmospheric, tiny basement jazz club, and it promises to be a very special night (with some very special guests). Tickets are very limited so please get yours fast from: https://billetto.co.uk/e/the-shed-with-magic-lantern-and-special-guests-tickets-256973 All love and see you there Jamie x More information
20/02 Paper Dress Vintage – with PicaPica, London
8:00pm, 352a Mare Street, Hackney,
14/12 St Luke’s Church (solo) – Supporting Chaps Choir, London
8:00pm, £10.00, 7 Dowdney Close,
Tour: ‘Holding Hands’ Tour
29/10 The Lighthouse, Deal
4:00pm, 50 The Strand, Walmer, Deal,
28/10 The Goods Shed, Stroud
8:00pm, Station Road,
22/10 The Green Note, London
8:00pm, 106 Parkway, Camden, Solo supporting Gitta de Ridder’s single launch
12/10 Juju’s Bar & Stage, London
8:00pm, 10, 15 Hanbury Street,
16/09 Offline Festival (solo), Milton Keynes
7:30pm,
25/08 Stroud Fringe Festival, Stroud
8:30pm, free, Playing on the Canal Stage, 8.30.
18/05 The Junction (solo), London
8:00pm, Cold Harbour Lane, Peckham,
02/05 ‘Tea & A Gig’ at Old St Mary’s Church (solo), London
12:00pm, Stoke Newington Church Street, Tea and a Gig! All ages welcome!
22/04 Winemaker’s Club (Full Band), London
7:00am, £10, 41A Farringdon Street, Ec4a 4an London, New Roots presents The Magic Lantern with support from Ed Dowie in the beautifully atmospheric candle-lit stone arches of Holborn Viaduct. Please note this is an advance ticket only performance, there will be no door sales on the night. Doors 7.00 pm, music begins at 7.45 pm. Nearest tube Farringdon, 3 minutes walk.
10/03 Old St Mary’s Church – Refugee Action Fundraiser, London
8:00am, Stoke Newington,
21/02 Bicycle Shop, Norwich
8:00am,
02/12 Rich Mix – supporting Vula Viel, London
8:00pm, £14, 35-47 Bethnal Green Road, Supporting the amazing Vula Viel!
29/11 Jamboree, London
8:00pm, 566 Cable St, London E1W 3HB, First gig in London with the new band line up and just the week before we go in the studio! Come down to hear the new sound and get a peak of what we’ll be recording!
10/11 The Talking Drum, Margate
8:00pm, 3 Cliff Terrace,
09/11 The Lighthouse, Deal
8:00pm, £7, 50 The Strand, Walmer, Deal, With Alabaster Deplume
08/11 The Prince Albert, Stroud
8:00pm, £8, Rodborough Hill, With Alabaster Deplume
07/11 The Cumberland Arms, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne
8:00pm, £8, James Place Street, with Ditte Elly and Alabaster Deplume
05/11 St Stephen’s Stockbridge, Edinburgh
7:30pm, £8/10, St Stephen’s Street, Strange Attractor is back! The incredible acoustic of Saint Stephens in Stockbridge will be brought alive with three musical acts of subtlety, skill and beauty. Edinburgh’s own acoustic improvisatory conjurers will be joined by The Magic Lantern and Alabaster dePlume for a night of auditory exploration and communication beyond words. St Stephen’s Stockbridge 5 November 7:30 pm £8 advance / £10 on the door tickets from: strangeattractor.brownpapertickets.com We’re on a spectral adventure, folded 3 ways, and we want to bring you our souls.
03/11 The Klondyke Club, Manchester
8:00pm, 1 Burnage Range, With Alabaster Deplume and Mikey Kenney
01/11 Waterstones Bookshop, Birmingham
8:00pm, with FaceOmeter
19/10 Bicycle Shop, Norwich
8:00pm, £8, Fundraiser for the Norwich Green Party. Mari Joyce will be playing as well.
08/10 Old St Mary’s Church – supprting Benjin (album launch), London
8:00pm, 102 Stoke Newington Church Street,
07/10 Campfire Club w/ Gwyneth Herbert, London
8:00pm, £8/10, You’re invited to join in the Campfire Club! In time-honoured fashion we will gather around roaring blazes enveloped in music and entertainment. High spirits will be maintained with good ol’ sing-a-longs, storytelling, special guests and who knows what else. Every fire will be a unique event with a magic concoction of spontaneity, rare talents and the unknown, all drenched in the sepia tones of firelight and tinged with wooded aromas. Gwyneth Herbert ‘A remarkably gifted talent’ The Guardian | ‘Classic Bowie-like pop, belting blues and gorgeous jazz’ BBC Gwyneth Herbert is an award-winning composer and lyricist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, record producer, and strikingly original performer. She has released 6 critically-acclaimed albums (including the first Blue Note UK release in 30 years), toured across the world and shared stages with Amy Winehouse, John Cooper Clarke and the London Sinfonietta. Following a summer of touring in North America and working on composition projects, Gwyneth brings her unique multi-instrumental duo show to the Campfire Club in a special acoustic performance. Drawing on influences from the worlds of folk, art pop, contemporary classical, sea shanties, jazz, avant-garde music and storytelling, she performs with a variety of instruments and a “casually commanding voice – whether softly nuanced as confiding speech or at full soaring-contralto stretch” (The Guardian). “Brilliantly original” – MOJO “A remarkably gifted talent” – The Guardian “Super-talented” – The Telegraph “Classic Bowie-like pop, belting blues and gorgeous jazz” – BBC THE MAGIC LANTERN An artist dedicated to remedying the anxiety and fear present in everyone, his voice both lifts and calms the senses equally, as he applies jazz technique to a direct and open presentation of original songs. Most recently joining Jamie Cullum at the BBC Proms, the singer and composer Jamie Doe is a rising star of London’s diverse music scene, who never settles without a challenge, and lives to spread love, calm and sincerity. Jamie has “an immediately arresting voice that has been compared to Chet Baker and Jeff Buckley and a unique guitar style that takes elements of folk fingerpicking, Flamenco and West African music” “Very, very special” – Lauren Laverne, BBC 6 Music “Intriguing, compelling and exceptional. A man to watch” – The Guardian www.the-magic-lantern.co.uk
22/09 Kings Place, Hall 2, London
8:00pm, Supporting The Elda Trio’s album launch!
17/09 The People’s Picnic at NOW Gallery, London
3:00pm, Peninsula Square,,
16/09 Private Event, Drewsteignton
8:00pm,
04/09 Smugglers Festival, Deal
4:30pm, Full band show featuring a new ensemble. Performing on the main stage.
18/06 Tandem Festival – Restore Garden, Oxford
8:00am, Manzil Way, Cowley Road,
11/06 Kings Place, Hall 2, London
8:00pm,
02/05 ‘Smile’ at Rich Mix, London
8:00pm, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA,
23/04 ‘UnampliFire’ Festival at Master Shipwrights Palace, London
7:50pm, Watergate Street, As part of the Nest Collective’s 10 year anniversary ‘UnampliFire’ festival.
21/04 The Green Note, London
8:00pm, 106 Parkway, Camden, More information
29/03 Heath Street Baptist Church w/Phaedra Quartet, London
8:00pm, Playing new music written for voice and string quartet with the Phaedra Quartet
22/03 Jamboree – w/Monk Spent Youth, London
8:00pm, 4, 566 Cable Street,
13/03 The Vortex, London
8:00pm, 12, 11 Gillett Street, London, Greater London N16 8AZ, With Emilia Martensson and special guests
17/12 The Lighthouse, Walmer (Deal)
8:00pm, 50 The Strand, Walmer,
10/12 ‘The Shed’ at Kansas Smitty’s – Remakes Album lunch party!, London
8:00pm, £5, 63-65 Broadway Market, London E8 4PH, The launch party for Love of Too Much Living – Remakes! Featuring special guests Hot Feet, Emilia Martensson, Shama Rahman, Zac Gvi and more! Very, very limited tickets so get them early!
09/12 SVA Goods Shed, Stroud
8:00pm, SVA, Goods Shed, Stroud, GL5 2HA, with the marvellous Hot Feet
07/12 Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
8:00pm, The ever ‘Hatstand’ night put on by my good pal – FaceOmeter
03/12 The Crypt w/Phaedra Ensemble, London
8:00pm, St. Giles Church, Camberwell Church St, London SE5 8JB, I’m very excited to be debuting ‘Masks’ written for voice and string quartet which i’ll be playing with the amazing Phaedra Ensemble. I will also be playing a full Magic Lantern set and collaborating with Phaedra on some other new music. Should be fun!
01/12 Total Refreshment Centre w/Alabster Deplume, London
8:00pm, Unit 1 farleigh place, London N16 7SX, I’m playing at the launch of Alabaster Deplume’s wonderful new record – ‘Peach’
20/11 The Vortex, London
8:00pm, 11 Gillett Street, London, Greater London N16 8AZ, As part of the London Jazz Festival i’ll be joining the marvellous Emilia Martensson on stage at the Vortex.
15/11 Union Chapel Bar – w/Snow Poet, London
3:30pm, Compton Terrace, London N1 2UN, GIG IS NOW SOLD OUT. Supporting the amazing Snow Poet More information
27/10 ‘Rising Stars of Folk Presented by Time Out’ at The Electric Carousel, London
8:00pm, 215-217 Piccadilly, London, St James’s W1J 9HN,
07/10 The Forge w/ Moonlight Saving Time, London
7:00pm, £10, 3-7 Delancey St, Camden, Supporting Moonlight Saving Time ‘Meeting At Night’ Album Launch
05/09 Smugglers Festival, Deal
5:00pm,
30/08 Stroud Fringe Festival, Stroud
8:00pm,
20/08 The Green Note, London
8:00pm, £8, 106 Parkway, Camden, The Green Note is by far one of my favourite venues to play in London. Small and intimate, its the perfect place to showcase some new songs that i’ve been working on, and for Alabaster Deplume and I to play some new music we’ve been writing together as a duo. Tying the whole night together will be some magical stories from legendary story-teller Wilf Merttens. It’s going to be very special indeed! Get your tickets early! J x
13/08 Broadstairs Folk Festival – The Chapel, Broadstairs
1:00pm, 44 Albion St,
11/08 ‘Woodburner’ at Dalston Curve Garden, London
8:00pm, 13 Dalston Lane,
26/07 Cock & Bull Festival, Secret Location
1:30pm,
21/07 The Islington, London
8:00pm, £7, 1 Tolpuddle St, London N1 0XT, supporting the Chungking
04/06 The Scoop (on the Southbank), London
12:00pm, free!, Queen’s Walk, More London,
29/05 How The Light Gets In Festival, Hay on Wye
6:00pm, Newport Street,
28/05 The Harrison, London
8:00pm, 28 Harrison Road,
27/05 Pheonix Artist Club, London
8:30pm, free, 1 Phoenix Street, London WC2H 8BU,
19/05 Magdelen College Chapel, Oxford
7:00pm,
18/04 Record Store Day at Smugglers Records Shop, Deal
4:00pm, free, Playing instore at the new Smugglers Record Shop in Deal alongside other Smugglers Records artists! Woo hoo!
04/04 Hot House Festival, Hallsway Manor, Hallsway
8:00pm, tbc,
01/04 Kabaret at Karamel, London
8:00pm, 4 Coburg Road, I’m thrilled to be playing my first gig with the good people at Karousel music who I have a feeling I’ll be doing a lot more things with the future. The gig is in association with Pledge Music and features Tom Baxter, Rory Butler and Sherika Sherard on the bill too!
31/03 Folk Showcase at Club Inegales, London
7:00pm, £5, 180 North Gower Street, Double bill with Electric Jalaba!
20/03 ‘Rhythms of The Heart’ at the Proud Archivist, London
7:30pm, £10, 2-10 Hertford Road,, “SCIENCE” “ART” “PERFORMANCE” “PHILOSOPHY” Presented by ‘Jugular:Joining The Head and The Heart’ Performing artists, scientists and philosophers take inspiration from each other and offer different insights into ‘Heart, Emotions and Rhythms’: Inspired by everyday life and informed by specialist research, we invite you to celebrate both your emotions and intellect through performance spanning theatre, music, dance, spoken word and circus, all navigated by multi-media interactive talks from experts. From time immemorial, we have questioned our conscious experience of ourselves and the world around us, what our instinctual being knows and our rational minds think…and what exactly is the connection? Consider the thought experiment ‘Floating Man’, by 11th Century Persian philosopher polymath Avicenna who asked if someone suspended in air, cut off from all external sensory experience, could possibly be aware of his own existence. An insolvable metaphysical conundrum, except children often insist they KNOW their internal heartbeat… Explore with scientists as they delve into ‘Interoception’, the physiological detection of one’s internal bodily processes – the ‘sixth sense’ through which we feel our heartbeat without taking a pulse and… Share in an experience of collective empathy, as a choir synchronises their heartbeats and connects us all. Other artists’ responses include devised multi-sensory performances, playwrights’ scripted musings, poets’ spoken word, contortionist and dancers’ rhythms and songwriters’ laments.
04/03 The Prince Albert, Stroud, Gloucestershire
8:00pm, free, Rodborough Hill,
02/03 Bicycle Shop, Norwich
8:00pm, £5,
28/02 House Show, Fife
8:00pm,
26/02 ‘Open Arts Cafe’ at the West London Synagogue, London
8:00pm, 34 Upper Berkeley Street London W1H 5QE,
24/02 The Golden Lion, Bristol
8:00pm, Free, Very excited to be playing at the ‘Live At the Lion’s Den’ 5th Anniversary Party alongside the incredible Japanese one-man-band that is ICHI!
20/02 The Laundrette, Durham
8:00pm, £10, 38 Marshall Terrace, Sunderland Road, Gilesgate Moor,,
Tour: ‘Love of Too Much Living’ Album Tour
11/12 The Lighthouse, Walmer (Deal)
8:00pm, tbc, 50 The Strand, Walmer, with Alabaster DePlume
10/12 Smugglers Sessions @ The Carlton Cinema, Westgate on Sea
8:00pm, tbc, High Street, with Alabaster DePlume
19/11 Bath Folk Club at St James Wine Vaults, Bath
8:00pm, 10 St James Street,
12/11 The Green Note, London
8:00pm, 106 Parkway, Camden, Double bill with Kevin Pearce
30/10 Railway, Winchester
8:00pm, £8 in advance, £10 on the door, 3 St. Pauls Hill, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
29/10 LAMP, Lemington Spa
8:00pm, £6 in advance, £8 on the door, Leamington Live Art & Music Project, Riverside, Adelaide Road, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
28/10 The Portland Arms, Cambridge
8:00pm, £8 in advance, £10 on the door, 129 Chesterton Road, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
27/10 Norwich Arts Centre, Norwich
8:00pm, £8 in advance, £10 on the door, St. Benedict’s Street, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
26/10 The Lexington, London
8:00pm, 96-98 Pentonville Rd, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
25/10 The Goods Shed, Stroud
8:00pm, tbc, Station Road, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
24/10 The Grain Barge, Bristol
8:00pm, 6, Mardyke Wharf, Hotwell Road, Hotwells, with Cocos Lovers & Hot Feet
20/10 St Pancreas Old Church, London
8:00pm, £10, NW1 1UL, Support Kat May’s album launch.
16/10 ‘Catweazle’ at East Oxford Social Club, Oxford
8:00pm, 6, Princes Street, Cowley Road,
12/10 The Speakeasy Showcase, Hull
8:00pm, 4, tbc, with Alabaster DePlume
12/10 Cafe Indiependent, Scunthorpe
8:00pm, tbc, 169-173 High Street, with Alabaster DePlume
10/10 Fuel Cafe, Manchester
8:00pm, tcb, 448 Wilmslow Road, with Alabaster DePlume
09/10 The Speakeasy Showcase, Hull
8:00pm, tbc, tbc, with Alabaster DePlume
08/10 Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lincoln
8:00pm, tbc, 18 Guildhall Street, with Alabaster DePlume
07/10 House Show, Newcastle
8:00pm, with Alabaster DePlume & Ditte Elly
06/10 The Prince Albert, Stroud, Gloucestershire
8:00pm, free, Rodborough Hill, with Alabaster DePlume
04/10 ALBUM LAUNCH PARTY – St Mark’s Church Hall, London
8:00pm, £8 in advance, £10 on the door, Colvestone Crescent, I am so excited after all this time to be launching my second album ‘Love of Too Much Living’. The launch party will be a great night with support from Alabaster DePlume, Wilf Merttens and special guests.
29/09 ALBUM IS OFFICIALLY OUT!, World wide
9:00am,
02/09 ‘Woodburner’ at Dalston Curve Garden, London
8:00pm, £4, 13 Dalston Lane,
22/08 Sankofa Stage at Shambala Festival, Northamptonshire
7:30pm, Secret Country Estatate,
08/08 Green Man Festival, Glen Usk, Wales
8:30pm,
29/06 Glastonbury Festival (Band Stand), Glastonbury
12:00pm,
21/06 The Pumphouse, Aldeburgh
8:00pm, tbc, Park Road, I have been invited to play at the Pumphouse as part of Aldeburgh Music’s annual ‘Alderburgh Music Festival’. It’s a beautiful venue with a famous acoustic so i can’t wait!
21/06 ‘Camden Crawl’ at The Roundhouse, London
7:00pm, Chalk Farm Rd, London NW1 8EH,
15/06 Electric Circus, Edinburgh
8:00pm, 36-39 Market St, Edinburgh, EH1 1DF,
08/06 House Show w/Albabaster Deplume, Laish & Bouche, London
8:30pm,
24/05 C-FAB Ferstival, Lincolnshire
8:30pm,
22/05 The Harrison, London
8:00pm, £4, 28 Harrison Road, I’m so excited to doing a double bill with the amazing Bouche. This is one of the last london gigs i’ll be doing until the album launch in september/october.
17/05 ‘Campfire Club’ at venue tbc.., London
8:00pm,
16/05 The Kensington Park Hotel, London
8:00pm, 139 Ladbroke Grove, London, W10 6HJ, With the amazing Bouche & Banks.
Tour: supporting Sam Lee & Friends
09/05 St John The Evangelist Church, Oxford
8:00pm, 109a Iffley Road, Oxford, Oxfordshire OX4 1EH,
08/05 St David’s Hall, Cardiff
8:00pm, £15.50, The Hayes, Cardiff CF10 1AH,
07/05 Pontardawe Arts Centre, Pontardawe
8:00pm, Herbert St, Pontardawe, West Glamorgan SA8,
02/05 Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-by-Sea
8:00pm, £15, High St, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43,
Tour: Firefly Burning & Magic Lantern
27/04 The Gladstone, London
8:00pm, free, 64 Lant St, Borough, I’m very pleased to be supporting one of my favourite bands in London, Firefly Burning at the last date of their three month residency at the Glad.
18/04 Cafe Kino, Bristol
8:00pm, £6, 108 Stokes Croft Road, As part of the Firefly Burning & Magic Lantern little tour we’ll be joined by Bristol’s very own Andi Skellam. Promises to be a fantastic night.
16/04 The Pheonix, Exeter
8:00pm, £7, Gandy St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3LS,
05/04 Sam Brookes – Secret Pledgers Gig, tbc
8:00pm,
17/03 St Pancreas Old Church, London
8:00pm, £8.50, NW1 1UL, I’m super excited to have been invited to support my good friend Sam Brookes for the launch of his new album ‘Kairos’.
04/03 Woodburner (at the Russet), London
8:00pm, 17 Amhurst Terrace, London E8 2BT,
28/02 ‘That’s All Folk’ at Living Room Cafe, London
2:00pm, free, 3 Greens Court, just off Brewer Street,,
26/02 The Old Queen’s Head, London
2:00pm, tbc, 44 Essex Road, Islington, I’m very happy to have been asked to play at The Old Queen’s Head, one of my favourite London venues by the mighty Nest Collective.
16/02 The Lighthouse, Walmer (Deal)
2:00pm, 50 The Strand, Walmer,
15/02 House Show, Birmingham
8:00pm,
13/02 The Harrison, London
8:00pm, £6, 28 Harrison Road, I love playing at the Harrison so decided to put a gig on myself to invite some of my favourite musicians to come and play!
12/02 The Canteen, Bristol
8:00pm, tbc, Hamilton House, 80 Stokes Croft,
31/01 ‘Being A Man Festival’ at Southbank Centre, London
1:00pm, free, Belvedere Rd,
28/01 The Golden Lion, Bristol
8:00pm, free, Another great line up of new music at ‘Live at the Lions Den’ this one will be hosted by Simon Punrucker in place of Nuala Honan who is away in Australia. Also playing on the bill, the lovely Lori Campbell
24/01 Picturehouse Cinema, Cambridge,
8:00pm, 38-39 St Andrew’s St,,
10/01 ‘That’s All Folk’ at Living Room Cafe, London
8:00pm, free!, 3 Greens Court, just off Brewer Street,, More information
09/01 ‘Smugglers Sessions’ at the Lighthouse, Deal
8:00pm, tbc, 50 The Strand, Walmer, The crew of Smugglers Records who put on the amazing Smugglers Festival every year have asked me to come and play their showcase night in Deal the ‘Smugglers Sessions’. Wonderful people, beautiful town, the sea! Can’t wait x
05/01 ‘Smile’ at Rich Mix, London
7:00pm, £5, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA, I’m excited to be playing Arthur Lee’s wonderful night ‘Smile’ again. Expect a bill of great acoustic music and some cake!
10/12 Wilton’s Music Hall, London
7:00pm, £10, 1 Graces Alley, London E1 8JB, Join Wilton’s for the launch party of Teotima’s debut album, Counting the Ways. Started by guitarist-composer Greg Sanders, London based soul/jazz/world ensemble Teotima brings together a diverse array of talented young musicians from the London music scene. An intrinsically live project, all the individual band members are key to the project and their improvisation is a central part of the music. Mixing cinematic composition with Afro-Cuban and Afro-Brazillian influences, adding the deceptively complex grooves of West Africa, Cuba and Brazil and applying the sensibility of classic American soul and funk, Teotima will have you on your feet in no time. Teotima: Ben Assiter Drumkit, Percussion Fabio De Oliveira Drumkit, Percussion Ernesto Marichales Percussion Lester Salmins Bass Guitar Maria Chiara Argirò Electric Piano Greg Sanders Guitar Kieran Stickle McLeod Trombone Leo Richardson Tenor Sax Alaric Taylor Trumpet Nick Sigsworth Violin Mariko McTier Violin Nick Murray Viola Kareem Dayes Cello Ellie Rose Rusbridge Voice Featuring Special Guests: Wayne Frances Tenor Sax Sam Rapley Tenor Sax Harry Christelis Guitar + Support from Magic Lantern
15/11 The Others, London
8:30pm, £3, 6 and 8 Manor Road, Top Floor, Stoke Newington N16 5SA, I’ll be playing a set at the amazing night ‘Word Is Born’ – Still £3, still ridiculously high-quality live music from hip-hop to folk to jazz. Still a stellar tune selection from the resident Word Is Born DJs. Still ending the night with the ever rowdy Word Is Born jam – featuring some of the best musicians, rappers and singers in London. Come down, jump up and get involved!
03/11 Woodburner ‘Capsize the Stars’ Acoustic Festival, London
1:00pm, £8 in advance, £11 on the door, Caroline Garden’s Chapel, Peckham, SE15 2SQ, Woodburner is proud to invite you back to Peckham’s absolutely stunning Asylum Chapel for a day of acoustic music, storytelling, food, drink and backgammon! Music from: COCOS LOVERS, BROOKE SHARKEY, BAILLE DUO, WHISKEY MOONFACE, JOHN & EMILY LANGAN, MAGIC LANTERN, CONCRETE MOUNTAIN,ZOOT LYNAM Also Storytelling from LAURA BURNS Backgammon corner with ALICE RUSSELL Food by CINNAMON & CUSTARD Drinks by LOT.9 BAR More information
22/09 Sometimes Cafe, London
11:30am, £15, Flat 2, 45 Hoxton Square, Sometimes Presents: Sunday Arepa Brunch 22nd of September: 11:30 – 4pm With Music performed by the Magic Lantern Email [email protected] to reserve a table
20/09 ‘Campfire Club’ at Dalston Curve Garden, London
8:00pm, £5 / £7,
26/07 - 28/07 Cambridge Folk Festival, Cambridge
5:00pm,
04/07 The Leftbank, Bristol
8:00pm, tbc, 128 Cheltenham Rd,
26/06 - 30/06 Glastonbury Festival (Band Stand), Glastonbury
5:00pm, I’ll be playing on the Bandstand. Stage time tbc.
25/06 ‘Collisions’ at The Albany, London
8:00pm, tbc, 240 Great Portland Street, Double bill with the amazing Entropi, led by Dee Byrne. http://deebyrnemusic.com/entropi/ More information
19/06 ‘Frenz’ at Strongroom Bar, London
8:00pm, tbc, 120-124 Curtain Rd,
12/05 ‘Live & Unamplified’ at The Bookclub, London
8:00pm, £3, 100 Leonard Street, We’re taking a summer break after this one so we’ve slaved long and hard to put together a line up worthy of sending you off into the sunshine. The Lazy Heart Parade – www.lazyheartparade.com FUR – www.fur-real.bandcamp.com Joe Innes & The Cavalcade – www.joeinnes.com The Magic Lantern – www.soundcloud.com/themagiclantern doors are at 7.30 and the musc starts at 8.
Tour: ‘Spring’s Labour’s Lost’ with FaceOmeter
10/05 Cafe Kino, Bristol
8:00pm, 108 Stokes Croft Road, Two travelling musicians at the end of their ‘Spring’s Labours Lost’ tour sidle into Bristol to join TWO WHITE CRANES on the stage of the famous Café Kino. MAGIC LANTERN Fresh from supporting Mercury-prize nominated Sam Lee, Magic Lantern is the musical moniker of Jamie Doe who writes songs that sound deceptively spare and starkly beautiful, but which open up to reveal a warmth, humour and wisdom. His second album will be released in the autumn. www.the-magic-lantern.co.uk “Bitter sweet, beautiful music” – Verity Sharp, BBC Radio 3 Late Junction FACEOMETER With a strong emphasis on storytelling, good lyrics and frenetic live energy, FaceOmeter delivers acoustic-driven folk/gypsy/country music with minor hip-hop influences. Preferring fields and village halls to stadia (although he’ll take a stadium gig if you’re offering), he seeks to explore the strange world of the inside of our heads with tunes, rhymes and good vibes. www.faceometer.tk More information
09/05 The Grapes, Falmouth
8:00pm, FREE!, 64 Church Street, A highly pleasant musical interlude, featuring FREE ENTRY and the following acts: FACEOMETER A strange ginger idiot with a guitar and fast lyrics. http://www.faceometer.tk/ THE MAGIC LANTERN A jazz-influenced melodic master also famed for his work at the international sea shanty festival. http://the-magic-lantern.co.uk/ ROSIE ‘WHAAAAT’ CALDECOTT Famed throughout Falmouth as the bringer of fine art and finer harmonies. https://soundcloud.com/rosiecaldecott This lineup made Harbour House shake last November, and we’re anxious to repeat. Come down and see us in action!
08/05 The Slaughtered Lamb, London
7:30pm, tbc, 34-35 Great Sutton St London, I am very excited to be supporting the wonderful Cocos Lovers!
05/05 Land of Kings Festival, London
10:00pm, Dalston (tbc),
Tour: ‘Spring’s Labour’s Lost’ with FaceOmeter
04/05 Star and Shadow Cinema, Newcastle
8:00pm, Stepney Bank, Two acoustic musicians, travelling the country, alight on Newcastle for the first time. Will you like them? Yes! Here they are: THE MAGIC LANTERN Jamie Doe plays what Radio 3 describes as “bitter sweet [and] beautiful music”, soloing his jazz-folk influenced melodies on a nylon string guitar. He is also known for his a capella sea shanty work! http://the-magic-lantern.co.uk/ FACEOMETER Will Tattersdill combines vivid guitar tunes with wild, frenetic lyrics, re-inserting the character of the storyteller into the heart of the singer-songwriter figure. There’s singing along. You’ll like it. http://www.faceometer.tk/ DITTE ELLY Ditte is an up and coming singer-songwriter guaranteed to transport you to the land of dreamy beauty with her gorgeous singing and haunting tunes. You probably already know how great she is. http://ditteelly.bandcamp.com/ More information
30/04 Albion Beatnik, Oxford
8:00pm, 34 Walton Street,, Get ready for May Morning with our new invention… APRIL EVENING. An intimate bookshop gig featuring the following wild acts: Matt Sage: The Catweazle-host impresario, boat-dweller, guitar-crooner, insinuating muse of the Oxford rivers himself. http://www.mattsage.com/ FaceOmeter: Action-packed sea-shanty anti-folk wordsmithery, excellent hair. http://www.faceometer.tk/ The Magic Lantern: Jazz-folk fused troubador guitar power band-in-a-man, been on the radio, lived in Australia at one time: http://the-magic-lantern.co.uk/ 8pm. Tickets £6, but £5 if you book in advance! TO BOOK IN ADVANCE, CONTACT WILL TATTERSDILL/FACEOMETER TO GET YOUR NAME ON THE GUESTLIST! Please note that you are not allowed to bring your own drinks to this event. More information
29/04 The Lamp Tavern, Birmingham
8:00pm, 257 Barford Street,
26/04 The Harrison, London
8:00pm, 5 pounds, 28 Harrison Road, HE HECTIC ECLECTIC present…. After an intense winter spent chewing on sticks, melting snow and dreaming of the sun, this will be a magical evening of beautiful songs from two fantastic songwriters MAGIC LANTERN and FACEOMETER who start their spring tour of the UK in the intimate confines of the Harrison. MAGIC LANTERN Fresh from supporting Mercury-prize nominated Sam Lee, Magic Lantern is the musical moniker of Jamie Doe who writes songs that sound deceptively spare and starkly beautiful, but which open up to reveal a warmth, humour and wisdom. His second album will be released in the autumn. www.the-magic-lantern.co.uk “Bitter sweet, beautiful music” – Verity Sharp, BBC Radio 3 Late Junction FACEOMETER With a strong emphasis on storytelling, good lyrics and frenetic live energy, FaceOmeter delivers acoustic-driven folk/gypsy/country music with minor hip-hop influences. Preferring fields and village halls to stadia (although he’ll take a stadium gig if you’re offering), he seeks to explore the strange world of the inside of our heads with tunes, rhymes and good vibes. www.faceometer.tk THEO BARD Theo Bard is one of the most interesting songwriters working in London today. With an instantly recognizable sound, Theo has been steadily building a huge fan base for his wonderful songs together with his band Bard and through the Woodburner night that he has established as East London’s best regular folk night. “Catchy folk-pop choruses and carefree vagabond spirit recall the Levellers at their best… Both lyrically and musically there is a timelessness to the highlights on this album that place it in the company of the very best folk music…” -Songlines Magazine http://www.wearebard.com/ More information
21/04 ‘Good Evening Art’s at The Royal Albert, London
8:00pm, FREE!, 460 New Cross Road,, This is going to be really unusual gig where in addition to original Magic Lantern songs i will be playing a set of roots music from Bob Dylan to Sam Cooke with some gospel and jazz tunes thrown in!
04/04 Servants Jazz Quarters, London
8:00pm, £5, Fiona Bevan’s wonderful monthly night at Servants Jazz Quarters!
24/03 The Ritzy, Brixton, London
8:00pm, free entry, Brixton Oval, I’ll be supporting the amazing Shine Like The Sun for the launch of their EP ‘First Rays’: Shine Like The Sun are very pleased to invite you to their DEBUT EP LAUNCH PARTY Sunday 24th of March Uptairs at the RITZY. It’s going to be a FREE NIGHT of MUSIC and LOVE and we’d really like you ALL to be there with us! With support from the incredible Magic Lantern, it’ll be your chance to grab your own copy of the “FIRST RAYS” EP! SHINE LIKE THE SUN are a London folk fusion band led by multi-instrumentalist, songwriter and shape shifter Léo Roustan, with the aid of alternative drummer Pharoah Russell (Emiliana Torrini, Noisettes) experimental guitarist Jim Daoud and powerful double bass player Huw Bennett (Saltwater Samurai). Their sound is sharp, subtle and original. Somehow building a bridge between modern times and the origins of music, SLTS are like troubadours travelling through time and luckily they are bringing their light up this year in London. http://shinelikethesun.bandcamp.com/
28/02 ‘Pegs & Pans’ at the Vintage Emporium, London
7:00pm, tbc, 14 Bacon St Shadwell, London E1 6LF, with the wonderful Brooke Sharkey
24/02 ‘Smile’ at Rich Mix, London
7:00pm, tbc, 35-47 Bethnal Green Rd, E1 6LA,
19/02 The Golden Lion, Bristol
8:00pm, free, Playing back in Bristol, my favourite city in the UK at the wonderful Golden Lion for Nuala Honan’s great night. Should be a cracker!
16/02 The Tabernacle, London
8:00pm, £15, 34-35 Powis Square, I am bowled over to be supporting Mercury Prize nominated Folk singer, song collector, promoter (of BBC award winning Nest Collective) radio host, TV personality, teacher and animateur, Sam Lee. Having just released his debut album “Ground Of Its Own’ comprised of songs learned 1st hand from the Gypsy Traveler community.
12/02 Poejazzi at Surya, London
8:00pm, £7 (on the door), 154-156 Pentonville Road, Poejazzi is a six year old organisation and a spoken word and music night. We have received two five-star reviews at Edinburgh Festival, been named Time Out Critic’s Choice and included in its list of 101 Things To Do Around London. We have also featured many acts who have gone on to become mainstays in the spoken word and music scene, which just goes to show how creepily aligned our tastes are with yours! Acts on the 12th are: Anna Meredith The Magic Lantern Jack Rooke Harry Barker
03/02 The Harrison, London
8:00pm, £4, 28 Harrison Road, Into The Warm returns for another week of exceptional folk music! Magic Lantern… Cakes and Ale weave broken rhythms, tall tales and sleepy melodies into the tapestry of English folk. http://cakesandale.bandcamp.com/ Coco San (Federica Lonati) is working at her new project characterized by a sound inspired by the Japanese YMO and Sakamoto’s and Hisaishi’s pianos. Doors 8pm. First act 8.30pm.
29/01 The Dead Dolls Club, London
8:00pm, £35 (includes dinner), 428 Kingsland Road, THE L&U SUPPER CLUB Live & Unamplified has teamed up with The Big Food Crawl to create a London supper club that has it all: Delicious food, a cool pop-up location, live music, and great guests. Join Lime&Tonic members and see what the buzz is all about! Schedule for the evening: 7:00 Arrivals / 7:30 Welcome / 8:00 Dinner / 11:00 Finish. Includes a three-course menu of English cuisine with a European twist, including starter, main, and dessert in a uniquely designed pop-up dining location. Live gypsy swing music, and a rare solo performance from Jamie Doe, leader of The Magic Lantern band. A pay bar is available for cocktails and soft drinks. Bar closes at midnight. Ample parking is available outside the venue.
23/12 The Vortex, London
8:00pm, £8, 11 Gillett Street, London, Greater London N16 8AZ, A night of 3 diverse and finely poised performances – F-IRE Collective presents: Portrait Bellevue with Ben Davis, Fred Thomas & Zac Gvi Taking well-played jazz songs for a walk on the darker side of the street, Portrait Bellevue is a fluid group of musicians who share a sensibility for playing free within the song format. Tipping the hat to the Paul Motian Trio, this line up features Davis on cello, Gvi on piano and Thomas on drums. The Magic Lantern 2012 has been a year of change that sees Magic Lantern return to its roots of Jamie writing and performing solo. Keen to focus on emotional intensity and directness, and leaving open the possibility of collaboration with different artists and musicians, Jamie is currently gathering inspiration and writing songs for a second Magic Lantern album. Here Jamie joins with the other musicians to present old songs in new ways as well as new and developing material. Alex Bonney + Fred Thomas Duo This new duo is a meeting of two long-term collaborators who have worked together in a variety of musical contexts. Here the focus will be on improvised compositions using prepared piano (Thomas) – bluetac, rubbers, pegs, coins, plectrums, mallets, and cymbals – filtered through live electronics (Bonney). Their debut album will be out soon on Loop, recorded at St. George-in-the-East Church in April 2011. www.the-magic-lantern.co.uk http://fred-thomas.co.uk/thomasbonney-duo/ www.alivism.com/portraitbellevue More information
05/12 St Pancreas Old Church, London
8:00pm, £8, NW1 1UL, I will be supporting the wonderful Brooke Sharkey at the launch of her album ‘One Dress’. Check it out at www.brookesharkey.co.uk
Tour: Magic Lantern & Faceometer ‘Different Paths’ Tour
15/11 The Scout Hut, Bristol
8:00pm, tbc,
13/11 Kitchen Garden Cafe, Birmingham
8:00pm, 7,
11/11 Servants Jazz Quarters, London
8:30pm, 5,
10/11 Gidleigh Village Hall, Gidleigh
7:30pm, 8,
09/11 North Bridge Inn, Exeter
8:00pm, tbc,
08/11 House Party (address posted just before the show), Falmouth
8:00pm, free,
06/11 Gardner’s Arms, Oxford
8:00pm, free,
20/10 The Harrison – All Day Festival, London
4:00pm,
13/10 Oxjam Islington – venue tbc, London
4:00pm,
09/10 The Golden Lion, Bristol
8:00pm, 3,
06/10 Merge Festival, Southbank, London
5:00pm, free,
15/09 Scala, London
8:00pm, Pentonville Rd, London,
13/06 Scala, London
8:00pm, Pentonville Rd, London,
23/05 The Gallery Chapel, London
8:00pm, w/ Rachael Dadd
05/05 Roundhouse, London
3:15pm, Camden Crawl
17/01 The Vortex, London
8:00pm, 11 Gillett Street, London, Greater London N16 8AZ,
17/01 The Vortex, London
8:00pm, 11 Gillett Street, London, Greater London N16 8AZ, Supporting the second album launch party for Fly Agarics debut record ‘In Search Of Soma’
08/01 Woodburner (at Stoke Newington International Airport), London
7:30pm, £3,