Wicked Words Festival in Amsterdam
A festival of contemporary and political music, poetry and spoken word featuring as special headlining guest, John Peel' Favourite ranting poet and songwriter Attila the Stockbroker.
When: Friday 29th October, food from 18 30 shows from 20:00
Where: Zaal 100, de Wittenstraat 100, Amsterdam
EUR 8, (EUR 12 includes food)
Main Room from 21:00 till 24:00
A festival of contemporary and political music, poetry and spoken word featuring as special headlining guest, John Peel' Favourite ranting poet and songwriter ATTILA the STOCKBROKER - he is celebrating his 30th anniversary as a working travelling poet. " There is something magnificent about Attila in full flight"- Ian McMillan, BBC Radio 4 Diana Ozon, the punk god mother of Dutch poetry and Harry Zevenbergen, elected as town laureate of the Hague will also be performing in the main room.
Musical intermezzos will be provided by the amazing skiflle energy bomb anarcho trio The Bucket Boyz; mixing the sound of the Tenesse swamps with the Amsterdam underground scene and by Monty Pagan- folk-punk-cabaret featuring harps, cellos, sax and cheeky musical and lyrical retrospective of twenty years in the alternative scene across Europe and the UK.
DJ Rachel and Budapest Delight will also play sets after the witching hour til close for late revellers.
Small room: 20:00- 21:00
The evening' s entertainment starts the phenomenal "percussion poet" Stef Wouters. A tour de force. There is nothing like him on the planet. Kashmere Hakim; " the Moroccan Dylan" will be the first of the evening's musical offerings, fine songwriter.
Small room: 24:00 / 1:30 Wicked words showcase:
Local artist Wolfling will host a showcase of music and spoken word featuring Ruigoord poets, Leslie Ebony Perry, Werner van de Vrede, Lake Montgomery, Max van Remmerden, David Lee + surprise guests and open stage.