BBC6 music’s resident poet Murray Lachlan Young presents his new live show at Hebden Bridge Trades Club on Friday September 16.
Lachlan Young reads a topical poem every Friday morning on Shaun Keaveny’s hugely popular 6 Music breakfast show and will be performing material from his new hardback collection: How Freakin’ Zeitgeist Are You? along with much loved live favourites from his radio recitals.
Murray’s poems focus on the bizarre facets of fame, fashion, people, politics, a mild erotic folk ballad and even the space-time continuum.
He is fresh from summer festival appearances at Glastonbury, WOMAD, Cornbury, and Port Eliot and Festival No 6.
Murray said: “For me, Hebden Bridge has always been a place full of mystery, a fabled northern Mecca of arty lefties with analogue hi-fi equipment and Japanese Denim in ready supply. I’m a little afraid to go there unless it turns out to be a mirage. However, as they say, fortune favours the bold…”
In a surprise move Mick Jagger recently presented Keith Richards with a CD of Murray’s poem that marked the anniversary of Keith falling out of a coconut tree.
Murray Lachlan Young plays Hebden Bridge Trades Club on Friday September 16 and ticket are available online www.thetradesclub.com
To hear more of his work go to www.murraylachlanyoung.co.uk and How Freakin’ Zeitgeist Are You? is published by Unbound. www.unbound.com