¡No Pasaran! Cable Street – Party like it’s 1936!
In a time of austerity, riots, and a rise in the price of beigels, Jewdas returns to Cable Street……….
Live Bands, Film, Talks, Cabaret, Fascist Baiting and Revolutionary Borscht.
Live Music from:
Daniel Kahn & Merlin Shepherd – a mixture of Klezmer, radical Yiddish song, political cabaret and punk folk, accompanied by top UK Klezmer clarinettist
Klezmer Klub feat. David Rosenberg – songs of Yiddish London telling the story of the Jewish east end from 1900 to the 1930s
The Ruby Kid – Hip-hop and spoken-word poetry, influenced by the cinema of Woody Allen, the politics of Hal Draper and the music of Aesop Rock.
The Electric Swing Circus – electro swing sensation.Big band swing. Gypsy jazz. Thundering drum beats. Phat bass lines. A dazzling stage performance.
+ Stephen Watts reciting poetry of the East End.
+ Full film programme of riots, resistance and rabbles
+ Talks on Gandhian resistance, Spanish Civil War, Anti-fascist activism today as well as performance poetry.
+ Communist-Fascist Arm Wrestling, The Three Yentas, Live Guernica tribute painting, Cantorial Drag
+ DJ Notorious spinning speeches, 30s swing and hard beats
Dress Code: 1930s chic. Fascist, Communist. Yiddish Musical Hall
Free entry for all who were there in 1936! For the rest of you its £7 on the door and £5 if you book in advance HERE
Saturday October 1st
Cable Street Studios
566 Cable Street,
London E1W 3HB
£5 advance, £7 on the door.
Buy advance tickets here.
supported by Bet Klal Yisrael