Jumping Hot Club Presents
PLUS SUPPORT FROM
OUR MAN IN THE FIELD
Saturday 28 May, 2022. 8pm.
£18 adv. Plus booking fee when booked online.
Chuck Prophet and his entourage hit Newcastle for maybe their 10th time in a couple decades with a new album in toe. The album “The Land That Time Forgot” European live tour has had to be put back to 2021 because of covid, and luckily we secured an extra date.
Since his neo-psychedelic Green On Red days, Chuck Prophet has been turning out country, folk, blues, and Brill Building classicism. THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT is something different, a weather vane picking up signals from outer space – or maybe it's the Heartland.Priced out of his beloved hometown, San Francisco, Prophet found himself re-energized in Upstate NY just a few miles from the Vermont border – and made a record that is much a 21st century exorcism as it is America.
THE LAND THAT TIME FORGOT got off the ground in the Money Belt, only to find its legs in the Borscht Belt. Musically it has deep roots, from the Southern Delta to the discos of Munich. There's a kind of folkish inevitability to it, lots of acoustic instruments, on top of each other and side by side. But as much as folk music is the soil all music grows from, it never hurts to have a boiler room. So, there's always a rhythm section shuffling under your feet here.