Saturday 14th November 2020, 8:00pm Tickets £21.75 More On The Door - Advance purchase recommended
Jon Boden has become the 'stand out performer of his generation' (The Guardian) of traditional folk artists, but one whose repertoire extends far beyond the boundaries of the genre.
He is best known as the lead singer and main arranger of the progressive folk juggernaut Bellowhead. After twelve years, a quarter of a million album sales, seven singles on the Radio 2 playlist and selling out hundreds of venues throughout the land and beyond, including notably the Royal Albert Hall, Jon announced in 2015 that he wanted to move on. The rest of the band decided not to continue without him. Bellowhead played their final gig on May 1st 2016.
In 2009, Jon founded his band The Remnant Kings, originally formed to perform the album 'Songs from the Floodplain'. The performances combined the post-apocalyptic concept of the album, with other songs that might survive the apocalypse. In this genre busting mix, Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings performed concerts where folk songs, Bach, Pop and Jazz all rubbed shoulders with Jon’s own songs. This was all augmented by the use on stage of two wax cylinder players, which played specially recorded material.
Jon Boden & The Remnant Kings is Sam Sweeney and Paul Sartin, Rob Harbron, Ben Nicholls and Richard Warren.
"Nobody can bring you the chaos of a dystopian street carnival better than Jon Boden" - Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 2 "Recalling Gabriel-era Genesis with a dash of Bush and Bowie" - The Observer