Eek-A-Mouse

Date:Sat 17 Sep 2022
Time:Doors 7pm
Venue:J1 (standing show)
Price:£25 adv

'Bidi Bidi Bong Bong, Bidi Me'hen' can only mean one thing, Eek A Mouse is in the house 

Welcoming the original Jamaican SingJay Eek A Mouse to the Cambridge Junction;

An original reggae Icon, with his unique infectious singjay (singing and dj/chanting) signature style.

He has an incredible ability to capture his audience, weaving his storytelling social commentary style of the reality of the colonial shitstem, raising the plight of the ghetto sufferer.

He is a beacon of reality lyrics, bringing insight in a most skilful and even humorous way.

Born Ripton Hylton in Kingston Jamaica in '57 his first releases were while he was still in college under his birth name, produced alongside his maths teacher Anthony Dehaney in a cultural roots style;

In '79 taking on the name Eek A Mouse, a nickname his friends had given him, working with a plethora of all the great producers at the time; Joe Gibbs, Linval Thompson, Henry Junjo Lawes to name a few.

Creating an incredibly diverse catalogue of songs, he continued through the 80's up to the present day, with over a 100 singles and 17 album releases;

More recently working with OBF, Mungos HiFi, Conscious Sounds, Irie Ites, Mafia & Fluxy to name a few.

He can ride any riddim in style, from new roots to 1drop to a tuff steppas, even in a folk dance style;

Warm up support provided by Apex HiFi, bringing roots & culture dub vibrations with live vocals, Rebecca on violin, Malachi on saxophone.

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Doors price T.B.C

Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult.

All prices shown include booking fees.

Generally for J1 music events the timings are: doors and box office 7pm, support 8pm, main band 9pm, curfew 11pm. Stage times are normally confirmed after soundchecks have taken place. Once confirmed Cambridge Junction will update the web listings and social media channels.

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