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16th March 2012 – Does My Offbeat Look Good In This?

Prepare to be taken from England to Jamaica and back with a night of reggae, ska, and everything between! We have reggae/dub masters General Roots with a guest performance from Kotchin and the King’s Evil and topping off the night with a hint of second wave ska from ‘Call Me Malcolm‘. Throughout the night our DJ will play you some of the freshest reggae and ska tunes, so put on your skanking boots and roll on in! (more…)

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17th March 2012 – St Patrick’s Day Hootenanny (2 – 6pm)

 

Enjoy an afternoon of Irish Culture and Music throughout the Roundhouse, on the terrace, in Torquils Bar and the Studio Theatre. Step onto the terrace to be wrapped up in the weaving, and earthy sounds of Jaquelyn Hyne & Friends, followed by Orlaith and the Lemons traditional Irish music sessions. Tad Sargent leads a beginner’s Bodhran workshop, a drum that is said to soothe the inner soul with its ancient trance like beat. The Long Notes Camden’s favourites, welcome in the evening with their distinctive folk, roots and celtic sound. (more…)
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March 17th 2012 – St Patrick’s Day at The Roundhouse (doors – 6pm)

CIFD presents an evening of Irish music and culture in the Main Space of the Roundhouse, Camden, featuring  Camille O’Sullivan and special guests Damien O’Kane, Hot Sprockets and London Lasses  .
Ireland’s dynamic chanteuse, Camille O’Sullivan – described as “a cross between Patti Smith, Sally Bowles and PJ Harvey” by The Scotsman, this “princess of darkness, mirth, merriment and soul baring” will be playing a full set with her band, followed by a late night Ceili. Camille has built her award winning reputation with red hot torch song interpretations of the work of Jacques Brel, Nick Cave, Tom Waits and Kurt Weill. Leaving Cork to run away to the circus, ‘The Famous Spielgeltent’, her considerable talent as an all round performer led to 5 star seasons and sell out shows for her solo shows in Sydney Opera House, Australia, New York, the Roundhouse and Royal Festival Hall, UK and Ireland, film parts alongside Judi Dench and Bob Hoskins, appearances at the national shrine of Irish drama, The Abbey Theatre Dublin and with the very English RSC, TV with Jools Holland and guest performances with Jarvis Cocker, Shane McGowan and Damien Rice. (more…)
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18th March 2012 – Hush War Cry

CIFD Presents Hush War Cry, Ireland’s answer to Wild Beasts and sparking a bright scene for the future of Irish indie. These Southern-Irish boys are tipped for big things in 2012 following the success of their recently released EP Apparitions. Their sound has been described as ‘delicate, nuanced and oh so sweet’ (Nialler 9). Guaranteed to send shivers down your spine they’re ‘fully formed’ and  ’hard to ignore’. For one night only join ‘CIFD presents’ for the chance to see Hush War Cry’s England debut performance and to bring the St Patrick’s Day celebrations at the Roundhouse to a close. (more…)

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19th March 2012 – Plug In The Synth – Keymono & FAQ

An intimate night of weird and wonderful international electronic-inspired music from two of the coolest up and coming European bands. FAQ, an electro indie rock band from Switzerland will be playing in the Studio Theatre, along with Keymono, a NuSoul, NuJazz band with an electro-pop twist from Lithuania.  (more…)

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20th March 2012 – FranKo!, As Worlds Collide, Jamie Johnson

Just off the back of their UK tour, FranKo will headline the Studio Theatre at the Roundhouse. Do not miss this exclusive performance from the hottest pop punk act to emerge from South London. ‘Winner of the Online Music Awards: Best Rock Act 2011′.

Support from metal tinged pop punk ‘As Worlds Collide’.

Plus free styling singer songwriter ‘Jamie Johnson’. (more…)

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21st March 2012 – A night of Blues Rock at the Roundhouse

CIFD presents with Blues Radio London:

THE GRAVELTONES

Rock and Blues duo The Graveltones have been tipped by The Londonist as number 1 of the top 10 bands to watch out for this year. Fresh back from their Australian tour, they will be headlining the studio theatre at the Roundhouse. With influences including The Black Keys and The White Stripes, this show is not to be missed. (more…)

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CIFD Presents Main Event – 20th May at the Roundhouse, Camden

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CIFD Presents: Ramplified – Friday 20 May 2011

CIFD PRESENTS:

Friday 20 May: 4 – 7 pm Ramplified

The Roundhouse, Chalk Farm Road, Camden, London, NW1 8EH
FREE EVENT on the Terrace
before TAKING BACK SUNDAY at 7pm (more…)
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Oramix Project – March 2011

City University students from the Creative Industries programme filmed and documented the Oramix project. This was a collaborative project produced by Together Production an Independent Arts Management company in collaboration with the Science Museum, young people from the Playing Up National Youth Theatre and City University students. The project was to devise a piece of theatre to be performed at the Science Museum in March 2011 by the NYT students to celebrate the story of Daphne Oram a pioneer of electronic sound and the inventor of the first synthesiser, which is currently being restored and soon to be an exhibit in the Science Museum, London.

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