Tea + a Gig is a monthly morning series of acoustic gigs for parents with babies in tow, presenting an eclectic mix of talented and emerging musicians from the London world, jazz and folk music scene. These are gigs to be enjoyed by listening, appreciative audiences of parents and tots alike.
Bring your little ones along to their first gig experience and enjoy a proper gig in the daytime.
When: the first Tuesday of every month
Time: Doors open 11am - music start 11.10am
Venue: The beautiful Old Church in StokeNewington N16
Currently recording his third album 'To The Islands', Jamie Doe (The Magic Lantern) is a rising star of London's diverse music scene with 2016 seeing him as at home performing with Jamie Cullum at the BBC Proms as singing on Mercury Nominated folk artist Sam Lee's 'Lovely Molly' winning 'Best Traditional Track' at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards.
“Very, very special” – Lauren Laverne, BBC 6 Music
“Intriguing, compelling and exceptional. A man to watch” – The Guardian
Breakfast Club duo - Tuesday 6th June
BC Duo is an ensemble of recorders (Rhia Parker) and cello (Natasha Zielazinski). This talented duo explore the richness of wind and strings through performing and arranging music spanning the centuries, from the middle ages to the present day.
Samantha Whates is a London based singer and songwriter. Despite living in the capital since her mid-teens, her heart, voice and songs retain a strong affinity with her Scottish roots, cultivating a sound that is thoroughly contemporary, rooted in tradition yet uniquely her own.
Tea + a gig is a linked project of Tots Tunes, sharing folk, jazz & world music with big and small audiences
Find out more about Tots Tunes classes - interactive, energetic sessions for parents and little ones. Come and learn some new tunes, folk tunes, revamped tunes. Weekly Thursdays at Vortex Jazz Club, monthly Saturdays at Paper Dress Vintage. #shakestompsing