Mambo Jambo at The Big Malarkey Festival, Hull

June 19, 2018

The Big Malarkey Festival is a fantastic Children’s Literature Festival; “expect to hear and see and get involved with writers, poets, musicians, artists, a time-traveller, puppets and more”. We’re involved with the Schools programme, delivering a session on music and storytelling, plus an Early Years storytelling session , along with the fabulous Polly Ives based […]

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Mambo Jambo And Concerteenies – Early Years Music Shows

April 11, 2018
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We’ve been leading music workshops in schools ready for a performance

March 13, 2018

We’ve been working in primary schools recently delivering workshops ready for our final performance with 88 children from three different schools! We’ve written some pieces for the children, plus they’ll be performing a Carnival Song with drums, trumpets, trombones & vocals; samba dance, junk percussion & body percussion! Thanks to East Riding Music Education Hub […]

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Touring in London and South East, Workshops with Children and Musical Collaborations

February 4, 2018

We’ve started the year with some great children’s workshops and visits to schools – from music with Early Years groups to working with music and languages in a local secondary school. And now touring starts in earnest! In Feb we’ll be touring London and The South East, playing a number of what we’ll be new […]

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Mambo Jambo Autumn Tour plus Musicport Festival

October 12, 2017

We’ve got gigs in various places this Autumn; We’re excited to be playing Musicport Festival Oct 20th in a set with Luke Carver Goss, plus a workshop and performance with a local school. In November we’ll be touring North Yorkshire as part of Rural Arts Touring, You can also catch us on the Folk Train […]

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Mambo Jambo involved in several Hull ‘City of Culture 2017’ Projects & Festivals

May 8, 2017
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As well as touring from Devon to Scotland this year, we’re also involved in projects for Hull City Of Culture; The PRS New Music Festival on 1st-2nd July; we’re also involved in an ongoing Composer Residency project with community, musicians and composers; Plus the Big Malarkey Festival , The Dutch WORM Festival and Assemble Fest Theatre Festival (A collaboration between us […]

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Mambo Jambo’s Scottish Tour; Knockengorroch Festival and trip to The Isle of Arran

May 8, 2017

This year has seen us touring extensively already, including a great trip to Devon in March. We’ll shortly be off to Scotland to play the fantastic Knockengorroch Festival (Sat 27th May), followed by a gig on the Isle of Arran – we can’t wait! The Knockengorroch World Ceilidh line-up looks brilliant, featuring Sheelaningig, Max Romeo, […]

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Mambo Jambo and “Albemarle Saturdays”, part of City Of Culture, Hull 2017

March 10, 2017

We’ll be giving a (short) performance at The Albemarle Centre on Sat 8th April from 12.30-1pm. It’s free to attend, and is provided by “Albemarle Saturdays”, which are a series of workshops and performances that are taking place there as part of Hull 2017 City Of Culture. (The two workshops that Mambo Jambo are running, after the performance, […]

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2017 Touring and Other Projects

January 23, 2017

We’ve got an interesting and varied year ahead! As usual, we’ll be touring the length and the breadth of the country doing concerts, from Cornwall to Scotland, plus we’ve got some projects and festivals planned as part of the City of Culture, Hull 2017; more details to come – watch this space!

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Mambo Jambo play Abergavenny Food Festival and Cornucopia Festival

September 13, 2016

This September we’ve got two great festivals coming up! Cornucopia is a great Festival of Music and Arts for all the family from Sept 23rd-25th. Other acts include Holy Moly And The Crackers, Kanda Bongo Man, Varldens Band, Bagdaddies, Calaita Flamenco Son, Rob Heron And The Teapad Orchestra, Buffalo Skinners & plenty more!  We’ll also be […]

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