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Neu! Reekie! goes Warhol & Paolozzi

  • Friday 17 May, 7.30-10pm
£ 10.00

Scotland's favourite avant-garde noisemakers' Neu! Reekie! bring us their unique take on I want to be a machine with poetry, music, animation, film, performance and realms beyond. Features: Michael Pedersen, Kevin Williamson and a feast of special guests including: The Honey Farm; Stevie Jackson (Belle and Sebastian); and Edwin Morgan Prize winner Roseanne Watt. 

The Honey Farm
one of Scotland's most exciting new live acts, Scotland's premiere (and perhaps only) all female hip-hop group. They last appeared for Neu! Reekie! on the stages of Leith Theatre for Edinburgh International Festival's Light on The Shore. The List 'With the release of their debut mini-album Welcome to the Honey Farm, this Dunbar rap trio continued to fiercely knock holes in the masculine front of the genre with tracks which call out douchebro behaviour, fight back against gender stereotyping and promote body positivity'.
Stevie Jackson
Belle and Sebastian founding member - lead guitarist & backing vocals. Songs written by Stevie Jackson include: Seymour Stein, Roy Walker, Chickfactor, Step Into My Office Baby (co-write) and floks more. Stevie was a sometime member of The Vaselines and produced a unique solo record 'I Can't Get No'. 
Roseanne Watt
is a poet, filmmaker and musician from Shetland who recently won the esteemed Edwin Morgan Prize. She is currently poetry editor for The Island Review and was the winner of the 2015 Outspoken Poetry Prize (Poetry in Film) and runner-up in the 2018 Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. Her new collection 'Moder Dy' surfaces yin Polygon in May 2019. 'A shimmering, unforgettable collection' – John Glenday

Image: Kat Gollock

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