Global Junkjam 2018 A partnership between the UNESCO English Riviera Global Geopark and The Junkman! Composer, Percussionist, and Environmentalist Donald Knaack (aka The Junkman™) has been appointed the Ambassador of Arts Education for the UNESCO English Riviera Global Geopark, based in Torquay. Along with this appointment comes the announcement that the production of Knaack’s 5th [...]
Saturday, 26th May marked the opening of The Junkman’s installation in the Kitchen Gallery at Cockington Court, Torquay. The installation is entitled Kitchen Gamelan and consists of sound sculptures made entirely from kitchen furniture, pots, pans and other kitchen apparatus. The Junkman is also one of eighteen incredible visual artists represented on the Cockington Court Sculpture [...]
The Junkman™ is pleased to announce that he'll be performing Saturday and Sunday, the 8th and 9th July at Baskingstoke Festival, one of the best community events of south England. Watch this space and check out http://www.basingstokefestival.co.uk/ for further details!
The Junkman™ will be performing a concert and Make-and-Takes at mac Birmingham Saturday and Sunday 14-15 April. Ticketing and more information can be found here: https://macbirmingham.co.uk/event/the-junkman
Breaking news... The Junkman™ just signed on as Master Percussionist for the 2018 Grinigog Festival. Celebrating creativity, diversity, and hi-jinks, Grinagog Festival takes place 20-22 April in the shoreline city of Torquay, Devon, UK. The Junkman™ will be helping to lead the merriment with concerts, workshops, Junkjams™, and his annual Global Junkjam, which will emanate from [...]
In case you haven’t heard, my wife, Amy, and I have moved to England. It has been everything and more than we expected. The food, the affordability and professionalism of the medical care, the sustainability, the sensibility on ethical, moral and social issues, the lack of violence, and the welcoming and unbridled friendliness and curiousi of [...]