Music

January starts with a party this year at The Boo – with two gigs that are sure to get you dancing! Our Waterfoot Wakes’ parade band, Cacophany Arkestra and their ‘The Mad Parade’,promises a colourful family friendly evening. We also welcome rising stars ‘Jeramiah Ferrari’ and their calypso-ska style dance party! Desperate to return to The Boo after the sell-out success of her November gig, we are delighted to welcome back Edwina Hayes to The Boo in June.

 

JANUARY – Saturday 18th  6pm (doors 5pm) : PAY WHAT YOU THINK

CACOPHANY ARKESTRA – THE MAD PARADE

You might have seen them leading our Waterfoot Wakes’ Parade, but Cacophany Arkestra return with a special set which will include their collaboration with broadside balladress Jennifer Reid, created for the Peterloo bicentenary in 2019 and songs from their forthcoming album ‘No Man Is An Island’. Soca beats meet Social History!

For all the family

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This performance is priced on a Pay What You Decide basis, which means that tickets are available to book in advance as usual, but there is no obligation for you to pay until after you have seen the show. You can then decide on a price which you think is suitable based on your experience. Click here to find out more.

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JANUARY – Friday 31st  7.30pm (doors 5pm) : £5/£4*

JERAMIAH FERRARI WITH SUPPORT FROM ROSE GREENWOOD

“A unique force and a live sensation that never disappoints” – The Mancunion.

This northwest outfit have been supporting The Wailers on their UK tour fusing styles of reggae, rock, ska and pop, to make a truly memorable and essential new sound. Jeramiah Ferrari grew up on a diet of Bob Marley, The Police and Michael Jackson. Expect a great calypso-ska style dancing party at any Jeramiah Ferrari show!

+ Support from Rose Greenwood. 

Ages: 14+

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FEBRUARY – Saturday 1st 5pm :  £8

IN THE BEGINNING – Alex Marlow

Alex has lost his story. And his mind. So he’s going back to find them. Any way he can.

A Rossendale origin story, Alex is digging back to his roots – quite literally – to explore how we can rewrite our futures by reclaiming our pasts.

Told using drag, poetry, theatre, music, and movement, this is a show like no other. An LGBTQ story of reclamation, In The Beginning is about the power of connection and communication, and how we all have the strength to start over.

Ages: 15+

Running time 60 mins

Please note this is an externally run event – all bookings and inquiries can only be dealt with via the ticket link below, you cannot book over the phone or in person at The Boo Theatre for this performance.

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FEBRUARY – Friday 28th 8pm (Gin Bar opens 5pm) FREE

GIN BAR + LIVE MUSIC – SARAH GRUNDY 

Sarah Grundy is a local artist best known as the lead vocalist of Boo favourites Joan The Wad, this time she will be appearing as a solo acoustic artist, but still with the same beautiful voice and encompassing collection of folk, pop, rock and jazz.

This event is Free and there is no need to book.

 

 

 


MARCH – Friday 27th 8pm (Gin Bar opens 5pm) FREE

GIN BAR + LIVE MUSIC – BENNETT VALUKS

Ian Bennett and Benedict Valuks started making music together in late 2018, brought together through the bustling and vibrant south London music scene. They perform an eclectic mix of original songs and covers that hold meaning to them.

This event is Free and there is no need to book.

For 18+ only

 

 


APRIL – Friday 17th  8pm (doors 5pm) : PAY WHAT YOU THINK

COMMON LORE BY STUTE THEATRE

‘Common Lore’ is an award-winning show developed for young adult audiences aged 14 and over, featuring rap, spoken word, live projections and live electronic music. A modern take on fairy tales from all over the world, this unique and relevant new show sees traditional stories and modern life collide.

Meet Scarlet, as she reinvents the childhood stories told to her by her nan, makes sense of an increasingly challenging world and shapes her future path in her own unique way.

“It’s hard being young round here.
 Looking for a break,
 Trying to earn money,
 Wanting just to take my stake in the place that I live But the old ways just won’t give.”

Ages: 14+ 

PAY WHAT YOU THINK – This performance is priced on a Pay What You Decide basis, which means that tickets are available to book in advance as usual, but there is no obligation for you to pay until after you have seen the show. You can then decide on a price which you think is suitable based on your experience. Click here to find out more.

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APRIL – Friday 24th 8pm (Gin Bar opens 5pm) FREE

GIN BAR + LIVE MUSIC – MUTHERS

This band of Muthers are having the best fun playing some of our favourite tunes from many genres. Ostensibly a folk covers band, we believe anything is a folk song – it just depends how you sing it. Expect Beyonce, Amy Winehouse and maybe a couple of ‘proper’ folk songs!

This event is Free and there is no need to book.

For 18+ only

 

 


JUNE – Friday 26th  7:30pm (doors 5pm) : £5/£4*

EDWINA HAYES WITH SUPPORT FROM EVE O’RIORDAN

After the sell-out success of Edwina’s debut visit to The Boo in Autumn, we are delighted to announce that she will be returning to The Boo this season for a very special last Friday of the month ‘Gin + Music’ night. Support will once again be from Eve O’Riordian. 

Ages: 14+

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