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Let’s go baboon! Ten+ Shows, Five Cities, 30 Acts….

Let’s go baboon has been running off and on since 2004. Starting in London with a show Upstairs at the Garage with, Our Tuli, Adrian Crowley and The Havenots, plus rocknrollsoul djs…

For 2016 they are doing something different! A series of shows raising awareness of mental health and music, and raising some money for us all at CALM, by putting on at least ten shows in at least five cities from March 2016 to November 2016 – meeting like-minded musicians, artists, venue managers, promoters and nice folk to enjoy.

The first gig kicks of on Thursday 3rd March in York at The Basement with Adem, Alisia Casper & Maggie8, and the last gig is a special gig to be held in Leicester (details to be confirmed).

Let’s go baboon aims to:

  • Deliver over 10 events in five cities between March and November 2016 collaborating with promoters, artists & venues.
  • Raise over £1,000 toward of CALM (campaign against living miserably).
  • Improve understanding of mental health, wellbeing and friendship through art/music/communication and creative.
  • Support independent artists, venues, promoters and activity across UK.
  • Plus we hope to run more events in Leicester and Cardiff to be confirmed over the next few months….


Thursday 3rd March, York – Adem, Alisia Casper, Maggie8
Friday 25th March, York – Kiran Leonard plus support
Friday 29th April, York – Wussy plus support
Sunday 8th May, London – Tribute to Vince Sipprell (details 3/3)
More gigs to come!… Dates for your diary:
Saturday June 11th London…
Saturday August 6th Leeds
Wednesday August 10th York
Saturday November 5th Leeds or York
Special show in Leicester final details T.B.C

The Donating
Donations will come from from ticket sales following each show together with a collection from gig-goers.  For those who either can’t be involved in the shows or want to donate a little more throughout they can visit this Just Giving page here: 

To fund out more about the gigs across the UK and to get involved visit here!

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