Mambo Jambo playing at Costa Del Folk Festival in Portugal This October!

June 16, 2015
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We’re thrilled to have been booked to play at Costa Del Folk in Carvoeiro, Portugal, this October! Our dates are 3rd & 4th Oct, but the Festival runs from 3rd-8th Oct. The line-up looks great-Seth Lakeman, Show Of Hands, Rob Heron & Teapads, The Hut People, Young’Uns, Flossie, Barbara Dickson, Demon Barbers, Coco& The Butterfields, […]

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Summer Touring

May 18, 2015

So we’ve got some interesting summer gigs coming up, and a full-on touring schedule! We’ll be playing a Swedish Midsommer fest; a half-marathon in Kirkudbright, Scotland; “Vamos” Latin Music Fest preview in Middlesborough Institute of Modern Art; gigs in various music venues in County Durham, Yorkshire, Kent, Somerset, Gloucestershire and the South West; a Mardi Gras […]

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Mambo Jambo on BBC Radio Derby

March 23, 2015

We had a great time at BBC Radio Derby on the Saturday Morning Breakfast Show, interviewed by Richard Spurr, last Saturday. We got to sing one of our songs, “Hilife”, to talk about the tour we’re doing for “Live And Local” on the National Rural Touring Scheme, and to tell him about some of our […]

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We’re out on the road touring again!

February 5, 2015
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We’re off on tour with our new CD, ‘Stickleback Gumbo’, accompanying us ( see “Recordings” page to hear clips!). This February we’ll be at a venue, village hall or pub in Gloucestershire, Bristol, Colchester, Worcestershire and The Peak District, Derbyshire. Followed by Lancashire and the Lake District early March. Hopefully at a venue near you! See […]

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We’re playing at “La Route Du Rhum”, Saint Malo to Guadeloupe

October 20, 2014
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We’re very excited to be playing at La Route Du Rhum,  a transatlantic single handed yacht race from Saint Malo to Guadeloupe! We’ll be playing in the week leading up to and day of departure (Nov 2nd) for “Maison Hector”Saint Malo, venues to be confirmed! Apparently they’re expecting up to 2 million visitors over the […]

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Our New CD “Stickleback Gumbo” Is Out!

September 16, 2014
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We’re really pleased to announce our new CD is out! It’s available by Mail Order (go to the ‘Contact‘ page & send us an email. The CD costs £10 incl p&p). You can hear clips on our Recordings page. We’re very pleased with it, and we’ve been getting some great feedback! (Cover design by www.makemovingmessages.com)

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We played at Le Tour de France/ Le Tour Yorkshire as part of The Yorkshire Festival!

July 6, 2014
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We had a great day at Le Tour De France, and our concert at Café J was such fun! The new French songs went down very well!

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Mambo Jambo – Brazilian music in demand!

June 19, 2014
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We’ve been asked to play at a number of Brazilian themed events (seeing as that’s one of our specialities) this summer; did someone mention The World Cup?! From summer parties and weddings in London to a ‘Paul Smith’ world-cup themed party in Nottingham; plus we’ll be leading workshops in Brazilian and samba music & dance in a couple of […]

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Our French Trip

May 5, 2014
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We’ve recently got back from France where we were involved in an Educational project in a secondary school, had a great gig, did a bit of exploring, seeing friends and generally had a bit of a road trip!   The drive from Calais, through Paris, and down to the Ardeche was very scenic; especially when […]

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We’re off to France for an Educational Project!

April 3, 2014
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Over the years we’ve really enjoyed the chance to sing to and talk with audiences in different languages and in different countries. In January we were invited into a local secondary school to spend the day with language students playing music, and talking about our experiences gigging in France, Spain, Cuba, Brazil etc. – and how languages are such an important part […]

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