Music, Meze & More with Jimi Mack

Wednesday 11th September 2019

7:00pm - 11:00pm

  • Seated dining from 7pm
  • Concert starts at 8pm
  • Mediterranean Meze Menu served until 9:30pm

Experimental folk songwriter Jimi Mack creates music that ‘sounds like Ernest Hemingway & Joni Mitchell’s lovechild’. Hypnotic, baroque fingerpicking and all-consuming baritone vocals warm the bones with tales of darkness, hope & a ferocious lust for life.

Tapping into Celtic traditions and British folk, intertwined with a love of psychedelia, jazz and world music, his music seems to exceed his youth and stretches back into a world of yesteryear lending his performances a timeless quality. After a robbery incident in his native Belfast, at which he was held at gunpoint, he headed for Spain to hone his craft of guitar playing influenced by the likes of Bert Jansch, Nick Drake & John Martyn, combined with a brooding yet wistful vocal.

After 6 months of escaping the sun, picking up bar jobs, ritually practicing & diligently writing, he landed in Nottingham. His immersion in the Midlands indie & neo-psychedelia scene added a new venom to what was already left-field songwriting. Evocative, tender lyrics tell tales of loss, hope, obsession & the mystic, while his nimble guitar paints euphoric palettes of colour, deftly blending alt-folk with jazz & dark psychedelia, leaving the listener in a trance-like state.

Tireless rambling throughout the UK & Europe to play shows at any given opportunity has seen him rub shoulders with the likes of Ryley Walker, Micah P. Hinson, Night Beats & Torn Sail. For now Jimi is caught somewhere on a plane between a woodland clearing and a dimly lit city bar.

A melting pot of heartfelt folk, psychedelia & jazz. Single Run to the Sun is set for release summer 2019, preceding his already recorded debut album due autumn 2019.

‘Incredible…prolific.’ – BBC Introducing

'Jimi Mack’s EP paints a natural environment: light shining through trees in a woodland clearing with water flowing nearby. All four songs have a unique, celestial quality…. This collection is pure fantasy. It’s not a casual listen, but one that brings a sense of wistfulness and loneliness.’ Leftlion

‘With comparisons to the likes of John Martyn and Tim Buckley, his left field take on jazz-inspired folk is a joy to behold’ – Drowned in Sound

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Music, Meze & More with Jimi Mack

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  • All seating is allocated by our Maitre d', who will make every attempt to accommodate your first choice. This is not always possible, and for busy events your party may even be split between tables. Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk
  • We respectfully ask that you consider fellow listeners and artists by silencing mobile phones and keeping noise to a minimum during performances

SEATED TICKET

  • These are the premium seats, each one having clear sight lines to the stage
  • You can request to be seated in Dizzy (raked theatre), Duke (side wall), Monk or Bird (bar stools), Billie (front of stage) or Mingus (near piano) and we will do our best to allocate you to your chosen seats on a first come, first served basis. (Though we can guarantee that you will have a table, we cannot guarantee exactly where, as we do our best to fulfill all customers requirements)
  • Each of these seats is at a table or bar where you can order food and drink with table service
  • You can also request to be seated in an area near the window (Ella or Satchmo). Please note, some tables have restricted view

EARLY BIRD/ADV TICKET

  • These are seated if the event is seated, or standing otherwise

STANDARD, SEATED IF AVAILABLE TICKET

  • Standard tickets are realeased once seated tickets have sold out
  • These are for any of the table seating not occupied by "seated" ticketholders, or for standing in the bar area behind the seated auditorium. We politely ask that you stand within this area so as not to obscure the view of the seated audience

STANDING EVENTS

  • Seating in the areas Billie and Mingus will not be available for these events.
  • Usually, other seating areas will be bookable, but please be aware that other audience members may obscure your view of the stage in some locations

GROUP BOOKINGS

  • We are able to cater for bookings of up to 22 people in the area 'Ella' and up to 12 in 'Satchmo'
  • We can also arrange for a standing buffet for more people on request
    Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk to discuss your enquiry

SPECIAL ACCESS NEEDS
Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk to reserve a suitable seat for you and your party
We have an accessible toilet on the ground floor

ADVANCE TICKETS/ON THE DOOR

  • Advance ticket sales finish at 18:30 on the day of the concert
  • There are often tickets available on the door, but we would advise purchasing online as events can sell out well in advance

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