Co-founder and co-director Graham Anderson is responsible for programming & has been putting on live music most weeks, for over thirty two years.
Since leaving music college 1985. Graham has programmed, promoted and nurtured Jumpin’ Hot Club and Northern Roots.
He is responsible for the day-to-day running of the business and makes a point to attend all Jumpin’ Hot Club events; so he is a fairly busy guy! Graham programmes all Jumpin’ Hot Club gigs, cantinas and cruises, and to that end is always seeking out the music first-hand.
Over the years Graham has been involved with: Carnival Roots music Festival (1991), Tyneside Blues & Roots Festival (1992-1998), Wow Festival (1996-2002) Evolution Festival (2000–2010), Summertyne Americana Festival (2006–present), Jumpin Hot Jamboree Festival (2013-15) and Country Cantina (2016-Present).