Society of Imaginary Friends
Present… Beltane Birthday Soiree
I was taking the escalator over the hill…hang on… something’s burning… It’s our Beltane Birthday Soiree on the 4th May!!! The extraordinary Alfie Thomas has hit a very significant number of earth years…
Oh what a dancing dragon of a party we have in store for YOU… Yee Hah!!! Our star studded night includes the fantastic John Moore (Black Box Recorder, Express Way and Jesus and the Mary Chain) performing a couple of his hits from his new album Knickerbocker Glory.
“Couched in shimmering rock, Sixties girl-group pop and even a touch of operatic soprano on Anne of a Thousand Days, this is a literary pop gem.” The Times
Guess who the operatic soprano is?
Punk legend virtuosic saxophonist John Glyn (X-ray specs and Wreckless Eric ) will be astounding us with his magical improvisation weaving his beautiful tones with the incomparable virtuosic guitarist Richard Bolton their inspiration is the vibe of the night we all have a part to play in creating something totally original.
The beautiful, soulful Magdalena Grabher will be looping her intricate musical motifs to create ethereal soundscapes and gorgeous songs, the wonderful highly acclaimed poetess Lady Amy Neilson Smith and master of woodwind Sir William Summers (Circulus, Princes in the Tower) will be astounding us with their Shakespearian inspired set.
Award winning spoken word performer Cian Binchy will be making us think, catch him before he takes his sell out show Madness re:Exit to Manchester for a month.
Urban punk goddess I am Her will be performing songs from her brand new album, the superb Math Jones will be sharing his Beltane musings, welcoming to the Soiree mystery new poet Charlie and author Samuel Bates, special guest DJ TBA and special Birthday songs from Society of Imaginary Friends.
Fabulous Vegan cuisine by Roger and Kathy – it is also Rogers Birthday!!
So much to celebrate..FREE ENTRY!
About Society of Imaginary Friends
Society of Imaginary Friends core members are:
- Louise Kleboe – main vocalist, piano, guitar and composition. Louise was born in Cornwall and was brought up in the Orkney Islands. She currently lives in Clerkenwell, London.
- Alfie Thomas – accordion, backing vocals, keyboards and composition. Alfie was born in Middlesbrough to Belgian and Cockney parentage. He is a Soho resident.
- Cara Vella – Violin/Electric Violin. Cara was born in London. Cara does not know what her favourite colour is.
We try to avoid the rock / pop ghettos whenever possible… prefer to play unusual venues and sites, creating an atmosphere of our own when we play. Hence our Secret Soirees…. We are passionate about reality, truth and preserving our beautiful world for all future beings and we dedicate our music to the lonely disenfranchised sensitive furious children of tomorrow’s night and day.