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Festival Live Tickets

 

 

 

 

 

 

Festival Live Tickets

 

Festival Live tickets give you access to all Live and Night sessions over the weekend, with top comedy and cabaret and a spectacular music line up as well as our legendary late night parties.

Friday 18th November

  • Event [1]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    5:00pm

    Venue: The Ring
     

    Live Session: HotDocs

    Drilling For Art

     

    Can money awaken culture? This acclaimed documentary traces Dubai’s wildly ambitious plans to create a culture from scratch.

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [3]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    6:00pm

    Venue: Art Salon
     
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    Live Session

    Art Pavilion Opening Party

     

    Join the artists and gallery directors of the Crunch2011 Art Pavilion exhibition and fair for a champagne reception celebrating some of the finest work the UK’s visual arts scene has to offer.

     

    We have limited places for this event.  If you would like to be added to the guest list please email emily.baker@artandideas.org with the subject "Art Pavilion Opening Party"

    FREE BUT TICKETED


  • Event [8]
    All evening pass
    Venue: Globe at Hay
     
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    All Evening Pass

    CRUNCH 2011 OPENING PARTY

     

    All evening pass for live and night sessions.

     

    From whisky-soaked sensuality to tribal beats, join us for our explosive opening party.

     

    Festival + Festival Live tickets give access to this event

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [9]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    8:30pm

    Venue: The Stage
     
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    Live Session

    Sion Russell Jones

     

    Having recently supported Newton Faulkner, Cardiff rising star Siôn has also been compared to Paul Simon. He presents imaginative pop-folk songwriting and an intimate mastery of his guitar.

     

    “Beautifully melodic” Wales Online

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [11]
    Cabaret Triple Bill
    Venue: The Ring
     

    Live Session

    Friday Cabaret Triple Bill

     

    Triple bill cabaret ticket for the evening’s Ring events. Featuring:

     

    • John-Luke Roberts [12]
    • The Gentlemen of Leisure [13]
    • Kieron Johnson [15]

     

    See below for details on each act.

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [12]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    9:00pm

    Venue: The Ring
     
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    Live Session

    John-Luke Roberts

     

    The mischievous, award-winning creator of hit BBC sketch show Spats brings a brand-new stand-up set to Crunch.

     

    Fantastically ornate and utterly unexpected.” Guardian

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [10]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    9:00pm

    Venue: Globe Hall
     
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    Live Session

    Patti Plinko and the Maddening

     

    Fronted by the seductive ‘manic chanteuse’ Patti Plinko and consisting of guitar, violin, mandolins, whisky bottles and old vinyl, the Maddening's dark spirit has taken them around Europe and sell-out shows in Edinburgh and London's West End.

     

    "A bourbon-soaked show full of fire and attitude" - Time Out

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [13]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    9:30pm

    Venue: The Ring
     

    Live Session

    The Gentleman of Leisure

     

    Dynamic duo Nish Kumar and Tom Neenan deliver smart. exuberant and frantic sketch comedy that pauses to catch its breath, and then decides to take a cab the rest of the way.

     

    " Intelligent.  Cultured.  Literate. I laughed anyway. " - Emo Phillips

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [14]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    9:30pm

    Venue: The Stage
     
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    Live Session

    Mara Carlyle

     

    Tipped by the BBC for next year’s Mercury, Mara Carlyle’s unnervingly perfect vocals and lush beguiling orchestration have inspired comparisons to Rufus Wainwright and Björk.  Her recently released album Floreat was seven years in the making and has won widespread acclaim.  Catch her close up while you still can. 

     

    "Destined to become a classic” - Independent on Sunday

     

    "A gorgeous, defiant, hypnotic original” – MOJO

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [16]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    10:15pm

    Venue: Globe Hall
     
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    Live Session

    British Sea Power

     

    Having cemented their status as the resolutely iconoclastic, supremely melodic… and utterly unique” champions of indie rock’n’roll (Paste), headliners at Port Eliot this summer, British Sea Power bring their illustrious widescreen sound to Crunch.

     

    "British Sea Power are bravely bringing beauty into an increasingly ugly world, whether that world wants it or not.” Independent

     

    Festival + Festival Live tickets and Crunch Opening Party tickets all give access to this event

     

    British Sea Power will now be commencing at 10:15 PM and not 10:30 PM as previously advertised. PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF THIS EARLIER STAGE TIME.

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [15]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    10:20pm

    Venue: The Ring
     
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    Live Session

    Kieron Johnson

     

    Kieron Johnson turns magic into performance art with a unique mixture of the strange, the bizarre and the hardly believable. Watch the impossible and be prepared to be a stunned into silent amazement.

     

    “Mind-blowing” The List

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [17]
    Friday 18 November 2011
    11:30pm

    Venue: Lower Gallery
     
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    Night Session

    Bobby Gandolf & DJ Scratchy

     

    11.30pm - Bobby Gandolf

     

    London dancefloor sensation Bobby Gandolf blends tribal drums with tunes that will make you want to party till dawn.

     

    "Whips the crowd into an insatiable frenzy" Huffington Post

     

    12.30am - DJ Scratchy

     

    Once DJ to The Clash, Scratchy has his finger on the world’s dance pulse. He brings together a “righteous mix-up” (MOJO) of the greatest music from across the planet.

     

    “Burning and danceable spirit”  All Music

    SOLD OUT

Saturday 19th November

  • Event [48]
    All evening pass
    Venue: The Globe at Hay
     
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    All Evening Pass

    SATURDAY SHINDIG - all evening pass

     

    All evening pass for live and night sessions.

     

    A wild, magical cabaret night of comedy, performance, and the most danceable and exciting music around…

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [49]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    7:30pm

    Venue: The Stage
     
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    Live Session

    Chris T-T

     

    Expect heartbreaking stories, political rants and witty social commentary delivered in soaring folk anthems from "modern-day Blake" Chris T-T (Sunday Times).

     

    “The joy of Flaming Lips and the humanity of Ray Davies” – Time Out London

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [50]
    Comedy Cabaret Triple Bill
    Venue: The Ring
     

    Live Session: Comedy

    Comedy Cabaret Triple Bill

     

    Triple bill cabaret ticket for the evening’s Ring events.

     

    • Iszi Lawrence [51]
    • Salena Godden [54]
    • Max & Ivàn are... Holmes and Watson [55]

     

    See below for full details on each act.

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [51]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    8:15pm

    Venue: The Ring
     
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    Live Session: Comedy

    Iszi Lawrence

     

    Quirky, clever, sceptical stand-up from Time Out Recommended Iszi Lawrence served up with confidence, charm and a crackling energy that has evoked comparisons to Josie Long and Stewart Lee.

     

    “One more square kick in the b*llocks to the ‘women aren’t funny’ brigade” Snipe 

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [52]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    8:30pm

    Venue: Globe Hall
     
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    Live Session

    Beaty Heart

     

    Drum-synth collective Beaty Heart deliver afro-inspired party pop to set hearts and minds on fire, earning comparisons to Animal Collective and Vampire Weekend.

     

    "Heady, joyous stuff" Guardian

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [53]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    8:45pm

    Venue: The Stage
     
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    Live Session

    yoB

     

    Last seen with the electrifying Man Like Me, Dan Hayes returns to the globe with a new ensemble, promising stomping, sing-a-longs, and melancholy teetering into joy in stories about the pitfalls of modern life.

     “Billy Bragg meets Jarvis Cocker” Spider Stacy (The Pogues)

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [54]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    9:00pm

    Venue: The Ring
     
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    Live Session: Comedy

    Salena Godden

     

    Bursting with wit and passion, the “doyenne of the spoken word scene” (BBC) descends upon Hay once again to present a new selection of poems and songs scrambled together from her colourful imagination.

     

    “Like most artists of note, there’s no one like her” Lemm Sissay

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [55]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    9:45pm

    Venue: The Ring
     
    Max & Ivan are... Holmes and Watson image

    Live Session: Comedy

    Max & Ivan are... Holmes and Watson

     

    Fresh from a sell-out Edinburgh run, sketch-comedy heroes Max and Ivàn transplant Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to '20s Chicago for the dynamic duo's final thrilling escapade. Expect revenge, whiskey and javelins. 

     

    "Monsters of sketch comedy" Spoonfed

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [56]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    10:00pm

    Venue: The Stage
     
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    Live Session

    Franz Nicolay

     

    Hot foot from New York, former creative force behind legendary Brooklyn band The Hold Steady, Franz Nicolay has been compared to Nick Cave and The Pogues.   He delivers a collision of old-school vaudeville and new world rock that bursts with lyricism, energy and warmth.

     

     “The not-so-secret weapon of the greatest rock’n’roll band in the world” Pitchfork

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [57]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    10:30pm

    Venue: Globe Hall
     
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    Live Session

    Polinski

     

    Fresh from collaborating with The Cure’s Robert Smith, 65daysofstatic’s Paul Wolinski flies solo. Old beats meet new beats in a heady electronic dance odyssey that’s out-of-this-world.

     

    “Inexorable sonic passion… stunning” Drowned in Sound

    SOLD OUT

  • Event [58]
    Saturday 19 November 2011
    11:30pm

    Venue: Lower Gallery
     
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    Night Session

    Client (DJ Set) and Crack presents... Pardon My French

     

    11:30pm - Client


    Kate Holmes, of electro legends Client, joins us for a very special DJ set. From airline hostess to fetish fashion, no-one does sexy, sultry electro-pop like this girl. “Standout” Mail on Sunday

     

    12.30am Crack presents... Pardon My French


    The floor-filling mixes of wildly brilliant Bristol dance outfit Pardon My French have seen them storm Glastonbury, Annie Mac and The Big Chill.

     

     

    SOLD OUT

Sunday 20th November

  • Event [82]
    Sunday 20 November 2011
    5:30pm

    Venue: Globe Hall
     
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    Live Session

    Emily Barker & The Red Clay Halo

     

    Australian singer songwriter Emily Barker and The Red Clay Halo trio won a slew of awards including a BAFTA for their theme song Nostalgia in the BBC series Wallander.

     

    With a new album out earlier this year they have enraptured audiences at Glastonbury and Green Man with their rootsy gypsy folk and magical four part harmony vocals.  Join them for an uplifiting Sunday set to send you home in a euphoric mood.

     

    “Vocal’s that soar and arrangements that shine” BBC

    SOLD OUT