‘No Good Beatniks’ are a collective of like minded musicians who operate as a jam band with the focus
on dirty grooves and distorted jazz. They play broken beats with a dancefloor vibe on vintage/analogue equipment and classic instruments.
‘Funky original music and warped covers.’ Manchester Jazz Festival
Kyla Brox can be tender, urgent and gritty: she blurs the distinction between pleasure and pain like the soul greats of old. The daughter of blues singer Victor Brox, Kyla started singing on-stage at the age of 12 and has several albums to her name, including the band triumph Coming Home (2004) and the stripped and sensitive Grey Sky Blue (2009).
The Jamie Brownfield quartet consists of British Jazz Awards rising star, Jamie on Trumpet. Tom Kincaid on Piano, Ken Marley on Double Bass, and Jack Cotterill on Drums. This fresh and exciting quartet have a vast range of experience in different styles of music and have come together to play their own mix of New Orleans street beat, swing & reggae.
The Juggernaut Love Band describe themselves as a band with a soul purpose: To take you away from the daily grind, launching you into a funky sphere of JAZZ, SOUL and DISCO ecstasy, guaranteed to make you dance and party all night long.
London collective The Boom Yeh have become renowned for their compelling live performances, high level musicianship and eclectic brew of Funk, Afro-beat, Jazz, Disco and Psychedelic Rock. Formed in 2011 by Guitarist/Composer Jon Speedy, the band's debut album "Reverberations to Constellations" and the recently released "Darkstar" E.P have garnered international praise and critical acclaim.
Head down to the club this May Bank Holiday, to dance and party with our favourite New Orleans band THE NIGHTCREATURES!
Django enthusiasts of the north unite for the Matt and Phreds gypsy jazz jam session!
Gypsy jazz is a form of acoustic jazz first heard in the 1930s by Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli, the music has been progressing ever since and has become one of Europe's true art forms with thousands flocking every year to Django festivals around the world!
Charlie Cooper writes vintage soul, updated perfectly, sung with deep and husky soul-pipes!
Taking the lead from the lady pianists that have inspired her own writing such as Carol King and Nina Simone, Charlie leads tonight's performance from behind the piano with three of her legendary CC's.