Here’s a You Tube video of us!

March 14, 2016

Here’s a You Tube video of us taken fairly recently at a gig we did for Blackbrook Arts in Chinley, in the Peak District, as part of the ‘Live And Local’ Rural Touring Scheme. (Thanks to Finbarr Lucas for the vid!) https://youtu.be/fnEmcMCHWJg

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Mambo Jambo Costa Del Folk Festival Portugal Blog

November 3, 2015
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We had a great time at the Costa Del Folk Festival in Carvoeiro, Portugal in October. It’s a fantastic festival in a great setting; sun, music, sea! We arrived at Faro airport, along with a few a bunch of other musicians that we got to know over the course of the festival, and were escorted […]

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Mambo Jambo Playing Cornucopia Festival

September 22, 2015
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We’re looking forward to playing at Corncopia Festival on Sat 26th Sept. So we’ll be playing on the Sat afternoon, but also leading a couple of children’s music workshops over the weekend. It’s a great festival that describes itself as “a relaxed weekend of music, arts & culture; something for everyone in a family atmosphere with a […]

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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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