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OFFLINE #54, Brixton JAMM
Thursday 11th Sept 2008
Big Brixton night with the outrageous singer/songwriter JESSICA DELFINO, the hilarious JORGE form Venezuela, Cockney burlesque from HOOLIGAN NIGHT, skiffle all the way from Essex with SEVERED LIMB, plus angry poetry from VIC LAMBRUSCO.
DJs Sarahluv and 'Birthday Girl' Nipsla.
The fabulous Craft Corner in full flow.
Vic opens up the cabaret hour.
JORGE form Venezuela reads his letter to Mama.
The truly incomparable Becky Fury as Amy Clownhouse.
Straight out of Essex, The Severed Limb tore the place apart with their floor-filling skiffle.
The band were ace. We hope to have them back soon!
Outside on the patio.
The incredible Hooligan Night. We loved this band!
We were delighted to welcome Jessice Delfino back to Offline who'd hot-footed it straight from her residency at the Soho Theatre.
Thurs 11th SEPT: OFFLINE JAMM
8.30pm-2am. 261, Brixton Rd, Brixton, London SW9 6LH.
Tel: 020 7274 5537
Nearest tubes: Brixton, Oval, Stockwell
We're pulled out all the stops for a truly INTERNATIONAL night of endless entertainment: from New York City we have the outrageous singer/songwriter JESSICA DELFINO, plus politically-charged melodies with the LANI SINGERS from West Papua, the hilarious JORGE form Venezuela, Cockney burlesque from HOOLIGAN NIGHT, skiffle all the way from Essex with SEVERED LIMB, plus angry poetry from VIC LAMBRUSCO (deepest Soton) and a host of DJs including exiled Welshman, THE EDITOR and LOS STYLUS from Peru.
JESSICA DELFINO & DIRTY FOLK ROCK
The welcome return of New York's outrageous guitar-packing comedian/musician.
"Best Potty-Mouthed, Guitar-Slinging Comedian...The Lower East Side's folkie queen of obscene" The Village Voice, NYC
"A comedy rock star. . . brilliant" - ComedyCentral.com
"Jessica Delfino is a comedian-songwriter who can warble with the earnestness of a folksinger while elucidating the finer points of oral sex." - The Onion
"...smart, socially aware comedy." The Huffington Post
"hilariously funny" vox.com
"Stellar"" NY Times
Apocalyptic mix of a punked-out showgirl in acid-bright colours, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, red-blooded Rock n Roll and earth-shattering bass lines, with all star line up including members of Alabama 3 and Stereo MC's.
"All-Star Electro Rockers" Time Out
"Street sassy burlesque bete-noir, mixing psychedelic punk and a contemporary electro skank" Soft Secrets Magazine
"outrageously infectious, genre-bending bass-driven beats held together by killer hooks and Ruby's unmistakable vocal style... weaving vivid tales of the sleazy side of city life, strange love, urban Voodoo, dances with Drag Queens and dream-like trips of the imagination."
THE LANI SINGERS
"Songs of freedom from West Papua"
Hailing from the remote central highland region of West Papua, the Lani Singers perform traditional West Papuan music, with songs rooted in the sacred rituals of the Lani tribes people.
"wonderfully uplifting: joyous South-Sea harmonies sung over lilting chords" TheSmith
"These are their songs of freedom. Merdeka! Freedom!"
The amazing Essex Skiffle kids laying down washboards, tea chest bass and harmonicas on the Rock Island Line straight into Brixton.
Plus: CABARET HOUR WITH VIC LAMBRUSCO
'Abrasive political comedy' - Time Out
Comic piquancy - Independent
With a full line up of comedians, wags, poets and wordsmiths including the welcome return of the hilarious JORGE'S LETTER TO MAMA - a Venezuelan student reading out his letter to his Mama explaining his adventures in London plus BECKY FURY. Not to be missed!
PLUS CRAFT CORNER!
Glitters, Sparkles and messy fun for all you big kids!
and A TON o'TOP DJS!
Including Editor, Sim Kard Suzi (Offline), Dansette45 (Modtown Rockers) and Bluestreak (Beyond Fathomability) playing floor-filling ska, punk, indie, big band, 50s classics and dance.
Doors open 8.30pm, Cabaret starts at 9pm, Bands onstage 10pm, DJs till 2am. FREE all night!
Please get there early as it's going to be rammed!
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