Turn It Loose! A Night of Funk & Soul

Crowd Company

Turn It Loose! A Night of Funk & Soul

Soul Grenades, Long Tall Shortly

Wednesday, 28 December 2016

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

This event is 18 and over

TURN IT LOOSE: Funk and Soul Night at Brooklyn Bowl, London. A night of the best in original funk and soul with acclaimed live artists CROWD COMPANY and SOUL GRENADES

Crowd Company
Crowd Company
Crowd Company are an acclaimed 8 piece band from London with a modern, original take on vintage funk and soul. Brimful of energy with catchy hooks / melodies and tight groove the band combine a retro Hammond organ based sound with a virtuoso horn section, soulful lead and harmony vocals.

"Excellent. lowdown funk" BBC Radio 6 Craig Charles

Since their latest album release via the Proper Records label the band have received rave reviews and radio airplay across Europe, including being playlisted on the BBC Radio 6 Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show.

They have also appeared with / shared the stage with acclaimed Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings artists Saun & Starr, New Orleans funk legend George Porter Jr of The Meters (UK tour), The New Mastersounds, James Taylor Quartet, Corderoy, Monophonics,

The band regularly headlining sellout shows at many of the UK’s leading venues including The Jazz Café, The 100 Club, Brooklyn Bowl, The Borderline, Band On The Wall, The Forge.

"Smokin' Grooves" Blues&Soul magazine
Soul Grenades
Purveyors of heavyweight funk and soul grooves with a contemporary edge, Soul Grenades are quickly establishing themselves as one of the most dynamic live acts on the scene. Fronted by veteran soul vocalist Sabina Challenger (featured on The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show), the band boasts a rock-solid, super-tight rhythm section, blistering horns and a burgeoning song book of future classics.

Following the release of their critically-acclaimed EP last year, which received airplay internationally, the band have been back in the studio working on their debut album, which is scheduled for release in 2017.
Long Tall Shortly
Long Tall Shorty play greasy old school R&B and gutbucket Blues, foot-stomping shuffles and supercharged boogies. The band's sound has a funky edge too, something you would expect
from guitarist Emrys baird and bassist Al Gibson both members of respected UK funk band The Soul Immigrants. Third member is Dave Western on harmonica. Blues and Soul magazine has described them as " a real live wire explosion and hard as nails force to be reckoned with".
Venue Information:
Brooklyn Bowl London
Peninsula Square
London, United Kingdom, SE10 0DX
http://www.brooklynbowl.com/london/

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