|Hammer & Tongue @ The 2010 Festivals
Come, join Danny, Pete, Tina, Neil,
Sophia, George, Alex, and Sam to witness the Larkin-led
Hammer & Tongueness on the road this summer...
5th June 2010
Hammer & Tongue's 'Cyc du Soleil' has been invited to power the
sound at the BBC Springwatch/Natural England day of fun at the Aston
Rowant Nature Reserve. Quite possibly not a lot of poetry, but
it's a beautiful location.
22nd - 25th July 2010
Secret Garden Party
Saturday 24th July 2010
presents us with a logistical conundrum... (as we'll already be at the
Secret Garden Party!)
5pm Hammer & Tongue will be hosting a Battle Of The
Bands event at the 'Sounds Like Summer' one-day
festival at the Aston Rowant Nature Reserve, as well as
the final of the Hammer and Tongue Climate Change
competition for young people. More info HERE.
- ?? Hammer & Tongue will present an as yet
undisclosed number of fabulous, and as yet, unnamed poets and
performers on the Pavilion Stage at the Truck Festival. Info HERE.
7th - 17th August 2010
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
THREE SLAM CHAMPS @ The Banshee Labyrinth
It's FREE and starts at 2.50pm every afternoon.
Ben Mellor (BBC
Radio 4 Slam Champion) <http://www.myspace.com/benmellor>
Pete The Temp (UK
Hammer & Tongue Slam Champion) <http://www.myspace.com/petethetemp>
Steve Larkin (International
Slam Champion 2004) <http://www.stevelarkin.com/>
Three award-winning stand-up poets join forces to provide a cocktail of
spoken word, comedy, hip hop, physical-theatre and satire in an
intelligent, engaging and interactive showcase.
Ben Mellor: 'A pure undiluted talent. Concentrated' (Lemn Sissay), Pete
the Temp: 'Irrepressible king of foot-stomping street poetry'
(ApplesandSnakes.org) and Steve Larkin: 'politics and style to
leave audiences laughing thoughtful and infected' (Ecologist);
'Revolutionary, elecutionary genius' ***** (Canadian Fringe Review).
THE HAMMER & TONGUE OPEN SLAM @ The Banshee
This one's free too!
Nightly spoken word extravaganza: special guest artists plus your
chance to shine in the Open Poetry Slam.
A poetry slam is a live democratic poetry competition where random
audience members are made judges, giving scores to a series of
'Hammer & Tongue have reinvented the medium for the hip-hop
'The best live poetry is to be found at the Hammer & Tongue slams'
Featuring Steve Larkin, Pete the Temp, Angry Sam and more.
More details of guest performers coming soon. guest performers, email
firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a slam slot.
3rd - 7th September 2010 Arcane Festival (?)
Hammer & Tongue get their very own stage - line-up details will
follow. Festival info HERE.