Unfortunately, this event has been cancelled. Ticket holders will be contacted and offered a full refund.

“I have been singing since I was eight, brought up with Irish music loving parents, and vinyl and cassettes all over the house, music has been my life. Musically, I am self taught. I started a band in my teens (Another Dead Rabbit) writing and gigging whenever and wherever I could. I took on the guitar, bass and keyboards and I’m pleased to say I’m still dodgy on them all”.

John Kelly is a warm, funny, passionate musician with over thirty years’ live experience. He is a lover and a (non-violent) fighter for equality, inclusion and human rights.

His songwriting sits alongside that of his heroes and peers; containing all the compassion and conviction of Woody Guthrie, the fiery passion of Billy Bragg and the imaginative storytelling of Ian Dury and The Blockheads.

John has wowed crowds at gigs from pubs and clubs to sold-out stadiums, he had a big year in 2022 with appearances on TV (Then Barbara Met Allan BBC) and Radio (Mark Radcliffe’s Folk Show Radio 6 and Craig Charles show) and a number of significant gigs at festivals and venues across the country including the sold out launch of his debut album ‘Better Late Than Never’ at the Southbank Centre.

2023 will see John and his band gigging across the country at venues, festivals, events and maybe the odd protest (or two!).

Dates & Times

Last session: Sat 18 Nov 2023 at 8:00 PM - This event has now passed
The Box @ The Met
£17 (inc fees)

Unallocated seating.

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