Events

2018

NARRISCH, WITZIG, GUAT
James will be bringing some if his irony/satire to an event which sees local groups performing any amount of silliness, to celebrate the end of the carnival season (Fasching)
Where: Veranstaltungsaal, 4341 Arbing, Austria
When: Saturday 10 February, 8pm
Info. Musikverein Arbing

STEYR COUNTRY AND FOLK MUSIC MONTHLY GATHERING (STAMMTISCH)
This is always a great night, with a variety of musicians, instruments and styles of playing, occasionally including James
Where: Cafe-Pub s’Käferl, Zirerstrasse 12 (next to dem BMW-Parkhaus)
When: Friday 9 March from 8pm (and every 2nd Friday in the month)
Info: Silvia u.Günter Bartel Tel. 07252/50698 – 0664 53 48 904

EU MIGRATION: WILL EUROPE EXPLODE – or build a future based on solidarity
The EU MP, Josef Weidenholzer, will be exploring how this issue is exploited by extremist groups and explore possibilities for social solidarity in future. James will be adding songs to this theme.
Where: Cafe Stöger, Naarner Str. 37, 4320 Perg, Austria
When: Thursday 26 April, 7pm

BRIGHTON (FRINGE) FESTIVAL
James will again be enjoying the festival this year and you can catch him singing at various pubs or even on the street, when the sun shines
Where: Brighton, UK
When: Festival runs from 5 May – 6 June
Info This is one of the world’s best cultural festivals. A great place to perform and meet artists and performers from around the world, as well as home-grown talent, such as James. Get to Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe and visit Artists Open Houses. (links sometimes slow)

PERG DISTRICT SESSIONS
Open-Air events organised by local councils in the Perg area. James will be singing at some of the events which start around 7pm
*21 June Perg
*22 June Naarn Market Place
*5 July Perg
*19 July Perg

FESTIVAL OF POLITICAL SONGS (Festival des politischen Liedes)
James will be enjoying this great festival and is looking forward to sharing songs on the banks of the beautiful Attersee lake.
Where: Eurocamp, Weissenbach, Attersee
When: Friday 15 – Sunday 17 June
Info. Kulturverein Willy

ARBING OPEN AIR
A great evening with local musicians including Herta Bläst (own compositions), A5+ (covers for jumping around) and James Clifford (own compositions with satire, humour and love)
Where: Schlossberg, 4341 Arbing, Austria
When: Saturday 7 July, 7.30pm
Info.: Musikverein Arbing

ATTAC SUMMER ACADEMY (SOAK)
An annual event which challenges the absurdities of mainstream economics and finance, and develops alternatives, incorporating fairness and environmental sustainability. James will be bringing his topical songs to this event
Where: Graz, Austria
When: 11-15 July
Info.: attac Summer Academy  (in German)

JAMES CLIFFORD’S BACK
James returns to Steyr, bringing a mixture of his satirical, humorous, heart-felt songs.
Where: Röda, Gaswerkgasse 2, 4400 Steyr
When: Friday 14 September, 8pm
Info. and tickets: Röda Homepage  Click here for a flyer.

INTERNATIONAL TAX FRAUD (Internationaler Steuerbetrug)
The EU MP, Evelyn Regner, will be discussing how the tax system is exploited and the scope for change. James will be adding songs to this theme.
Where: Cafe Stöger, Naarner Str. 37, 4320 Perg, Austria
When: Thursday 20 September, 7pm
Info. (by email): office@bsa-ooe.at

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Some past events in which James has been involved:

As well as giving solo concerts in pubs, clubs, bars, streets and concert halls in various parts of Austria, Germany and England, James has also enjoyed being involved in…

AKTIONSAKADEMIE AUSTRIA
An annual event organised by attac, Greenpeace, Global 2000 and Südwind, bringing together people who are interested in learning how to be a (better) activist in supporting moves towards a fairer world for all. James has been involved in the organisation and has often lead the Protest Song Workshop.
Info.: Aktionsakademie 2016 – in German – incl. Links to archives of previous Aktionsakademie

ATTAC SUMMER ACADEMY (SOAK)
An annual event which challenges the absurdities of mainstream economics and finance, and develops alternatives, incorporating fairness and environmental sustainability. James has contributed song-writing to this event.
Info. for 2017:  SOAK  2017

FUTURES SYMPOSIUM – annual event in Steyr, Austria
2014 From competition to cooperation – ways to a good life for all
2015. Well-being without growth
2016 Less is more – a good life for everyone

STOP TTIP! (Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership)
Part of a grassroots initiative to stop secret, destructive negotiations which benefit only large businesses and industry, and threaten the environment and the rights of people.

BEDINGINGSLOSES GRUNDEINKOMMEN AKTIONSTAG (Unconditional Basic Income – Action Day)
Part of the Europe-wide movement for an unconditional basic income for all.
Info: http://basicincome2013.eu/ubi/ (for info. about the Europe-wide initiative – in many languages)

CULTURE IN SCHWECHATER-HOF (moved from Cafe Cardinal, Steyr)
A chance for people to sing/recite their own or favourite songs, melodies, poems and stories in a relaxed atmosphere – without a stage or microphones.
Where: Schwechater-hof, L.Werndlstrasse 1, 4400 Steyr
When: From 7 p.m. third monday in the month
Info. Werner Zehethofer: werner.zehethofer@utanet.at

OPEN STAGE – ENNS
A venue with a lot of interesting events incl. Music, Literature, Theatre… Monthly OPEN STAGE night
Where: Zuckerfabrik, Enns, Austria
Info. Zuckerfabrik

TAUSCHKREIS „ZEIT AUSGLEICH“ FESTIVAL
An annual event for this moneyless trading system (LETS). Locally produced good food, drink, dancing and music from, amongst others, James Clifford.

BIO ADVENT MARKT – annual event December, Grein, Upper Austria
An advent market, providing high quality regional, organic food and drink, as well as clothes and other locally made items with James adding “Songs for our time” from the main stage.

STREET MUSIC FESTIVAL (CAMPAIGN)
Part of a campaign to support and encourage street music and to challenge attempts at removing street music from public places.

CULTURE CAFE EINFACH.FREUDE – GREIN
A chance for people to sing/recite their own or favourite songs, melodies, poems and stories in a relaxed atmosphere – without a stage or microphones.

THE WAY OUT OF CRISIS – ENOUGH FOR ALL! (Wege aus der Krise: Es reicht für alle!)
A day of Action, organised by a wide spectrum of non-profit organisations throughout Austria which are working towards a fairer, sustainable future for all.
Information: Wege aus der Krise

IDEAS MARKET (Markt der Ideen), Krems, Austria
Over 400 delegates from 34 Countries meeting to shape a new food system. The first European Forum for Food Sovereignty named after the legendary Malian woman “Nyéléni”, whose spirit inspired the international food sovereignty forum held in Mali in 2007.
More Info.
Nyeleni Europe

MUSIKFORUM AUSTRIA – Viktring, Austria
James has been to previous song-writing workshops here. It’s what got him round to finishing songs instead of merely starting new ones.
Info: Musikforum Austria

ENGLISH CLUB
An evening of entertainment of various sorts incl. occasionally James Clifford
Where: Alte Welt, Hauptplatz, Linz, Austria
When: Club meets once per month
Info. Email: The English Club

BRIGHTON (FRINGE) FESTIVAL, UK This is one of the world’s best cultural festivals. A great place to perform and meet artists and performers from around the world, as well as home-grown talent, such as James. Get to Brighton Festival, Brighton Fringe and visit Artist houses.

ALPEN-KLANGRAUSCH
A 3-day event in Auguat, bringing together musicians, singers, dancers and people who generally want to have fun.
Info. Alpen-Klangrausch

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