2009.05.26 - Ted Barnes announces gigs and new music!

Ted Barnes announces gigs and new music!

Ted Barnes announced to beth-orton.net that he will be playing two gigs - the Kings Place Festival on Saturday 5th september and Festinho 2009 on Sunday 6th September.

Kings Place Festival on Saturday 5th September tickets available here - a bargain at £4.50!!

The show at the kings Place Fetival is entitled 'John Metcalfe presents....Music for the Afterlife - Ted barnes'. 
Kings Place Festival is an exciting and innovative new annual celebration of music, art, poetry, film, food and drink -  returns with a thrillingly eclectic programme over the weekend of September 4, 5, 6.

Building on the huge success of last autumn's opening festival, this unique event features a staggering 100 concerts in three days - with a genre-defying selection that brings together classical, contemporary, blues, avant-garde, world, folk, jazz and spoken word.

Each 45-minute concert costs just £4.50 online and performances will run from breakfast to midnight across the three Kings Place auditoria. It's the perfect opportunity to sample the unfamiliar, discover the unexpected, and explore a musical spectrum that goes from Debussy to Django Reinhardt, from sound sculpture to Schubert sonatinas. 

Festinho 2009 on Sunday 6th September tickets available here

Festinho '09
Date:  Friday 4th - Sunday 6th September 09
Location:  Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk - MAP
Cost:   £60 for a full weekend, under 14s free
Festinho is held at Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk from Friday 4th to Sunday 6th September 2009 and showcases musical talent from the UK and Brazil during the weekend.

The line-up of bands includes The Fontanas, Chris Difford, Anoushka Lucas, The Jon Kennedy Band, Carnival Collective, James Yuill, Nancy Wallace, Dollboy, Emily Davies, Kirsty Hawkshaw, Mawkin: Causley, The Leisure Society, Spiro, Ted Barnes, Dr. Rubberfunk, and Daft Pink, with more to be announced.

The confirmed line-up of DJs includes AGT Rave Crew, Lindy Layton, Mixmaster Morris, Pete Lawrence, Jon Kennedy, Dr Em & Funky Jim.

Tickets are on sale priced at £60 for a full weekend adult ticket. Tickets for under 14s are free but require a ticket. To buy tickets, click here.

The festival offers a line-up of up-and-coming talent alongside more famous names across all musical genres, as well as art spaces, film screenings and plenty of Brazilian flavour.

There will be a cocktail bar, a disco shed, Feel Good Woods, a kids play area, Body & Soul healing zone, cream teas, daily BBQs, fancy dress, Brazilian art workshops, samba, percussion, art exhibition areas, campfire sessions, high quality camping and plenty of good toilets with hot showers. Site opens at 3pm Friday, and everyone must be off site by noon on Monday.

All profits from the event go to the ABC Trust (www.abctrust.org.uk), a UK based charity that supports community art projects in Brazil geared towards developing skills and interests amongst less privileged children

New music from Ted's Myspace page

Mimbre Theatre Music

"In January I had the great pleasure of being asked to write a thirty minute score for a new theatre/ dance piece by the 'Mimbre' dance company. Based on the journey three friends take with each other it is directed by Spanish clown Leandre who I have been a big fan of for years. An instrumental piece made up of seven scenes using a line up of violin, cello, double bass, drums and myself on an assortment of instruments.
Its being mixed in the last week of May and from that I hope to do a limited, special edition, run of cds. The show will be touring street festivals around Europe in the summer and then coming back to be extended in the autumn to an hour long performance premiering at the London International Mime Festival in Jan 2010"





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