John Cooper Clarke has introduced particulars of a particular digital Christmas gig.
Clarke shall be joined by spoken phrase artists and poets from across the nation and the occasion will goal to boost funds for quite a lot of organisations together with Colchester Meals Financial institution, Salford Meals Financial institution, Manchester Meals Financial institution and Colchester Arts Centre.
The gig shall be streamed around the globe from Colchester Arts Centre on December 12. You should purchase tickets for the occasion here.
“Be part of us for John’s one and solely gig of the yr – I Wanna Be Yours at Christmas dwell streamed fro @ColchesterArts,’ a submit on Clarke’s Twitter account learn.
“John will carry out a LIVE set – anticipate his best hits, readings from memoir, poems outdated & new, and loads of gags.” You possibly can see the submit under.
Be part of us for John’s one and solely gig of the yr – I Wanna Be Yours at Christmas dwell streamed from @ColchesterArts.
John will carry out a LIVE set – anticipate his best hits, readings from memoir, poems outdated & new, and loads of gags.
Tickets: https://t.co/iXZNMrPZcB pic.twitter.com/J68Vf1Hyt4
— official_jcc (@official_jcc) November 18, 2020
Earlier this week (November 16), Nick Cave praised John Cooper Clarke in the latest entry on his Red Hand Files website, calling the performance poet and musician “a brilliant, brilliant man.”
Responding to a brand new set of fan questions on his regular Q&A site, Cave was requested for his ideas on Clarke.
“I keep in mind standing within the viewers at some little membership, perhaps 40 years in the past, and watching John, staggered by his velocity and virtuosity and mordant humour, and laughing and laughing and laughing,” Cave mentioned.
He added: “So, should you’re in lockdown and feeling low and have to giggle, log on, try John Cooper Clarke and have your religion in humanity restored.
“A superb, sensible man.”
Earlier this month, Cave shared his thoughts on how to “find the right path” in life throughout an entry on his Crimson Hand Recordsdata web site.