The whole weekend offers hot authentic music, along with great food, our own real ales & bar, quirky stalls, a real mad hatter tea party (Dodgy Clutch Theatre Company) ,The lathe project with portable 78 recording machine & wax cylinder, Mr Stagger lee the weekend deejay & Mr Scunthorpe Steve Drayton’s record player in a cave, a summer solstice midnight surprise, free camping, 6 posh plumbed in toilets, two great beach/forest walks by the farm, kids games, hay bales , a big bona fide campfire, a brand new flower garden & loads parking space on the farm and a safe environment near the quaint beach at Hawthorn nr Easington.
We'll also have Jarrow Breweries on board, & specialist catering by La fiesta..
The Jamboree is delighted again to present the lathe project through Newcastle University & live recordings on a 1938 Presto lathe will take place with the added bonus of a wax cylinder.We will have a special showing of the film Gateshead college made for Jumpin Hot Club 30th anniversary & Amber films have agreed to show some rare music clips from their secret garden @ Summertyne Fest. Finally we'll have T'shirts for sale this year too.
Fri 19th - Gates open 5pm: café open 6pm - Live music from outside barn 7.00 pm, campfire session 9.15pm.
Sat 20th - Live music from Midday – Midnight + summer solstice campfire
Sun 21st - Live music all afternoon until teatime.
Sat Headliner areHat Fitz & Cara- the married two ‘some playing old timey bluesy roots music with a bit of Aussie humour, we then have Freschard the ex waitress from Paris with anti folk hero Stanley Brinks & songs deftly combining folk music & quirky pop. The Bluebell Cajun dance band are what their very name suggests & perfect for a barn hoedown.Cocos Lovers the Kent based 7- piece folk ensemble with an African Twist are a truly great party band. Fickle Lilly the local troubadours of vintage music & more, make their debut with a new lady singer&David Broad brings his brand new retro acoustic blues trio here. Backyard Rhythm Orchestra are the high energy party band just made for our jamboree, taking influence from Klezmer, Cumbia, Reggae, Afrobeat and even Hiphop. The Kentucky Cowtippers are the finest purveyor’s of authentic bluegrass in the UK&This Little Bird not only resides in Seaham, but she has an exquisite blend of acoustic folk and country with a stunningly emotive voice.
On Sunday - Rob Heron & Tea Pads Orc make a very rare quintet appearance in Durham, mixing authentic retro sounds with vintage clothing. Dan “blues boy” Owen is the bright young thing in the blues world gives the garden party a real scoop, as do The Easington Colliery Brass Band on a Sunday morning & were also delighted to have We Steal Flyers and their exquisite rootsy music & fine harmonies.
& Starting off the Garden Party on Friday tea'time- live music starts next to Café with - Side Café Orkestr & their Klezmer, Gypsy swing music & Shipcote & Friends & their gentle Geordie country swing tunes. 9pm we have our famous Campfire Sessions
Stagger Lee will be dee jaying through the whole weekend & Mr Drayton will have his record player in a cave, during the garden party !
Just wanted to say what a beautiful weekend Andrew and I had at the Jamboree, fabulous foot tapping music, the best (if perry fuelled!) boogie we've had in ages. All in jolly good company. Did my soul helluva lot of good. Allie & Andrew Walton-Robson
Thanks so much for having us at the weekend!. Best I've ever played & stayed at ! And the 78 machine ! Jesus Serious Sam Barrett