Thursday, October 04, 2012

EDINBURGH: Rally & Broad

Friday, 19th October, 2012, Doors at 7.30pm. Cabaret from 8 – 11pm. Dancing shoes till 1am, £5
The Counting House,
West Nicholson Street,

A magnificent new cabaret of spoken word, music & other lyrical delight! With added theatrics, dance and more.
Contact: 07989 508 436


Award winning short story writer Kirstin Innes, curator of Words Per Minute & one of the most exciting new voices in Scottish writing.
Neu Reekie’s circus master of mayhem Michael Pedersen.
Punk-folk raw heroics from the mighty Billy Liar.
The charmingly wild cabaret vocals of Hazel Morrison.
...with the spellbinding Voicebox Physcial Theatre Company.
...and introducing the delicately kooky poetry of Camilla Chen.
Dancin’ shoes to follow, til the wee sma’ hours.

Hosted by award winning poet and promoter Jenny Lindsay (The Big Word/ Is This Poetry?/ BBC Slam Winner 2012) & Rachel McCrum (Stewed Rhubarb Press/Inky Fingers).

Rally & Broad are Jenny Lindsay and Rachel McCrum who, between their carefully lacquered fingernails, have promoted more Edinburgh events than they can count. Jenny has been credited with creating a thriving spoken word scene in Edinburgh with The Big Word and Is This Poetry?, and is the 2012 BBC Edinburgh Festival Poetry Slam Champion. Rachel has worn through her boots over the last two years in Edinburgh, running nights and hosting national and international performers at events with The Forest Cafe, Inky Fingers and Blind Poetics. Together, they know how to put on a damn good show.

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