Bohemian Jukebox


‘As the name suggests, Bohemian Jukebox is a mix of new-folk sounds, leftfield acoustic, and the downright experimental.’

Bohemian Jukebox started in the Autumn of 2003, as music shows at The Bull’s Head in Moseley Village, Birmingham, England. The first night was the launch of Ben Calvert’s debut LP The Leafy Underground. Ben claimed the night as his residency and played every event for the first few years. We set a stage for songwriters and bands to play who didn’t fit in with indie nights. And we welcomed them to plug in and play if that was their thing. Folk can be electric. The song’s the thing. Within a few years the Alternative-Folk, Post-Folk, and Weird-Folk scene had exploded.

“The best in folkesque sounds from all around England, and also from as far away as Sweden, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. Visitors include Toby Goodshank, (The Moldy Peaches), The Smoke Fairies, and other acts on small up and coming Indie labels.”
Fused Magazine

“John Presley don’t give two f***s for your comfort as his bluesy sex hunger charges the previously sedate audience. Rivers himself roars like a nymphomaniac Kurt Cobain, as his guitar growls with quiver inducing bass, while Thomas Henry’s primal thuds rampantly append the eroticized atmosphere.
The Fly

In 2010 we started a record label releasing music on limited-edition vinyl, environmentally-friendly CDs, and digital downloads with thematic objects.

Our first release was the Ben Calvert & The Swifts critically acclaimed debut album Festive Road, available on CD and as a circus ball with digital download.

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