Jimi will be performing live in Dingle early December, as part of the Other Voices festival. Due to the confined seating at the venue, tickets can only be won via the Other Voices festival website, facebook or Irish radio. For more info on the various competitions visit the Other Voices website.
A couple shots from last night’s performance by the Bird Effect Ensemble at the Ghosts of Gone Birds night out in London. Click on the images to view full size.
The Bird Effect Ensemble – Click on image for full view
On Monday night Jimi presented the Bird Effect Ensemble live on the Marc Riley show. The ensemble performed the theme from The Bird Effect in full. If you missed it, you can listen to the show on demand using the BBC iPlayer here, fast forward to 34 minutes in. The link is good until midnight next Monday!
The Bird Effect Ensemble will be performing the piece in full for Ghosts Night Out at Rich Mix in Shoreditch next Thursday November 10th. Tickets are selling fast, get them from Rich Mix. for more event info visit Ghosts of Gone Birds on facebook.
Once again this coming Sunday Jimi sits in for Guy Garvey on 6 Music’s Guy Garvey’s finest hour, the show goes out from 10pm til midnight.
Jimi and Guy Garvey join forces on 6 Music this afternoon (Oct 31st) to cover for Radcliffe and Maconie, tune in from 1pm. Then at 8pm tonight again on 6 Music, Jimi is live in session with The Bird Effect Ensemble on the Marc Riley show.
In case you missed it, last week Jimi was live in session on the Jo Whiley show. You can still hear Jimi performing Break Me Gently and his new track The Panic Tree on the BBC iPlayer here.
Jimi will be performing his ‘Ghosts of Gone Birds‘ theme with the help of a 15 strong Bird Effect Ensemble at the ‘Ghosts Night Out ‘ launch at Rich Mix Bar on November 10th. Trevor Moss and Hannah Lou will also be performing plus poetry form Will Burns (Sideshow) and an appearance by artist/bird shaman Marcus Coates. Fundraising tickets now on sale adv £6 from the Rich Mix website.
Jimi is also sitting in for Guy Garvey on 6 Music this coming Sunday. Guy Garvey’s Finest Hour goes out from 10pm through til midnight. If you miss it live, you can replay the show on the iPlayer at your leisure from Monday.
In addition to Jimi’s previously announced session performance on 6 Music’s Marc Riley show on Monday October 31st. On the same day Jimi & Guy Garvey are sitting in for Radcliffe & Maconie on 6 Music. Radcliffe & Maconie goes out from 1pm through til 4pm.
Jimi will be performing live in session on 6 Music’s Marc Riley show on Halloween Monday October 31st. The Bird Effect Ensemble, features players from The Royal Northern College of Music.
The Bird Effect Ensemble will perform new music that Jimi has written for Ceri Levy’s Bird Effect documentary. The Marc Riley show goes out from 7pm and can be listened to from anywhere on the BBC iPlayer.
In other news Seattle based singer singer/songwriter Brian Ledford with his band The Cadillac Desert has covered Kingdom of Rust for their latest album. Check out the video to hear Brian’s take on the track!
On Monday Jimi was the special guest on the new Mary Anne Hobbs Xfm show Music: Response. The show is available to listen to at Xfm on demand here. The interview starts 2 hours in.
You can listen to Jimi’s guest mix below.
In other news, Lost Souls is featured in today’s Guardian. In this article Chris Salmon explains why Lost Souls is his favourite album.