Herne Hill Music Festival

OCT 2022
7th - 16th

Cost of Living Concert 2

Saturday 10th December, The George Canning, Grove Lane, Camberwell SE5 8BG, raising funds for food charities, from 3.30pm till late.

Programme:
- Casino Moon open with a family concert from 3:30.
- PH7 The Neutral Zone art collective in a spoken word event with Patrick Lyons, Michelle Baharier, Arriff AB and Paula Wichall.
- a raffle featuring SE5, SE15, SE22 and SE24 prizes.
- from 8pm, local bands and musicians The New Immigrants, All the President’s Men, Joe Wilkes and headliners John McClean and the Clan.
All proceeds again going to local food-led charities.
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THE BANDS
CASINO MOON have become an exciting band combining eclectic sounds of indie folk and Americana. This musical journey stretches back many years. Experimenting and developing traditional folk patterns around the power of the rhythmic picking guitar, combining modern, cross-genre influences. The band’s Herne Hill Music Festival date in October was sold out.
THE NEW IMMIGRANTS
Camberwell-based The New Immigrants combine garage, folk, blues and indie elements to produce harmony-rich guitar-laden music that has been thrilling audiences all over London at venues such as Water Rats, Hope & Anchor, New Cross Inn, Spice of Life and 93 Feet East. Their first album “Taking Back Control” dropped in 2022 and is available on all platforms. @newimmigrantsmusic
ALL THE PRESIDENT’S MEN
All the President's Men have just recorded their 4th album in 6 years, and will be playing those new songs along with familiar ones when the party begins. ATPM encompass utterly addictive pop/reggae/funk songs with a synthesis of jazz chordings, snappy rhythms, and melodic grooves, creating a classic late 70's- 80's retro pulse, with a hint of Latin. Paul Betts, Janos Muranyi and Jim McCallister came together in 2016 to form ATPM. Their sound has been keeping fans hooked since their debut album ‘New to the Neighbourhood’ dropped in 2018.
JOE WILKES
A previous Herne Hill Music Festival performer, Joe is a New Cross legend - a deeply intense songwriter, no mean guitarist and a really strong singer – pretty well the whole package for a singer/songwriter! He continues to play across London and beyond, making regular trips to Spain to meet Luis de Benito, Spain’s answer to John Peel. He used to live in France. He releases his music with Spitz, the record label of the old Spitz club in East London. They allow him the freedom to do things at his own pace. He might even try out the Canning's newly tuned piano!
JOHN McCLEAN & THE CLAN
Based in SE London, The Clan are known for high energy live sets, featuring John's gritty and passionate vocals, and original songs and the Clan's tight and funky backing. The Clan combine elements of the Blues, Soul, Gospel and Rock into a unique and mighty sound. The band believes in equality for all and justice for the poor and downtrodden, so think this fundraiser is a worthy and timely cause to support.

PH7 THE NEUTRAL ZONE is an arts collective organised by PATRICK LYONS, a poet, broadcaster, promoter, actor and a figure in the underground London independent music scene his Radio show and music night Ph7 Neutral Zone way back when. patricklyons.bandcamp.com
Today’s Neutral Zone variety show features co-MC MICHELLE BAHARIER aka Dyslexic Rant, a published/performance poet also award-winning visual artist - a well-known member of Survivors and Highgate Poets, a member of the famous Brixton Poets and founder of Cooltan Arts the charity. 
We also have ARIFF AB, a Freak Folk singer Malaysian songwriter who plays music that can make you shiver, currently on a pop up tour of London venues documenting his musical journey east to west. PAULA WICHALL completes the show, singer songwriter composing and performing in London, who has performed at Cecil Sharp House and Conway Hall, also for Omnibus Theatre and the Young Vic.