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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Mambo Jambo Play a London Concert, Plus Summer Festivals

June 2, 2016

We’re playing a London concert at the Landmark Arts Centre June 3rd, plus some great music festivals, including the Small Corner Of The World Music Festival, Lancashire, in June; Party In The Park in Leicestershire plus Holton Rocks Lincolnshire in July; Aberystwyth Food Festival, September – more details on our “Dates” page of all our Mambo […]

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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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