Tuesday 26 April 2011



Tongue Fu – Bank Holiday Special! Mon 2nd May 2011 - Rich Mix, Bethnal Green Road, London E1 6LA Starring Soweto Kinch, Salena Godden & Joe Driscoll Tongue Fu have joined forces with top UK literature producers Renaissance One, and to celebrate we’ve put together something special for May 2nd Bank Holiday. Three riotous renegades of music and spoken word - performing as ever with the improvisatory brilliance of The Tongue Fu Band. Soweto Kinch – Mobo Award winning, Mercury nominated rapper & jazz saxophonist. “It's difficult to think of anyone currently able to produce a more convincing and engaging mix than Soweto Kinch” BBC Review Salena Godden – Poetry goddess published by Penguin & The Guardian; regular on BBC Radio 4’s Saturday Live & host of the legendary Book Club Boutique. “The doyenne of the spoken word scene.” Ian McMillan BBC Radio 3 Joe Driscoll – Globe-trotting multi-instrumentalist-singer-rapper-one man boundary-hopping entertainer, who’s opened for The Sugar Hill Gang, Matisyahu and Regina Spektor Plus special guest 
: Poet In Residence Shane Solanki 

 Hosted by 
Chris Redmond - as heard on BBC Radio 4’s Pick Of The Week

http://www.richmix.org.uk or 020 7613 7498 for tickets
: £9 / £7 concs - 
Doors 8pm / Show 8.30pm

 "It's poetry, but not as you know it…amazing to listen to” The Guardian “Top performance poetry night” The Independent

 “the best poetry night in London” WriteOutLoud.net http://youtube.com/tonguefutales  

MORE top gigs in May 2011  - Coming Soon!  
MAY 7th: Salena Godden / live resident poet on 'Saturday Live' / BBC RADIO 4 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006qgj4
 MAY 26th: Salena Godden / howthelightgetsin / HAY-ON-WYE http://www.howthelightgetsin.org/tickets/  
MAY 29th: Salena Godden / Bang Said The Gun / Meadowlands / BRIGHTON http://www.bangsaidthegun.com/news/tag/meadowlands-festival/

Out Now 'UNDER THE PIER' published by Nasty Little Press: www.nastylittlepress.org For quick updates / twitter: @BookCBoutique or @salenagodden More info & work at these websites too: www.thebookclubboutique.com and www.shortfirepress.com