Welcome to a new monthly night starting 07th April 2011… we have named it ‘THURSDAY LIGHTS OUT’… well until someone comes up with a better title! Lets get down to business… who will you be seeing that night? WELL… we have two special guest bands that will hog your ears and demand you boogie your booty to!!! ...DRUMROLL PLEASE…. FUNKSHONE are an original funk act from the UK created by musician, DJ and producer Mike Bandoni and Producer and Keys player Nino Auricchio. Formed in 2006 Funkshone have recorded and released a series of vinyl 45’s on UK funk label ‘Skyline Recordings’. The first title ‘Purification parts 1 & 2’ has now become a deep funk classic amongst the global funk contingent with the others following on right behind it! Due to the popularity of the Funkshone sound, Mike formed the band in early 2007. This 9-piece band now offers a storming live show comprising of original deep funk gems alongside better-known and some not so well known obscure funk covers. Expect wild funk drum breaks and a razor sharp rhythm section, driven bass lines, killer horn lines and a whole lot of soul in our vocals from the soul funk powerhouse that is Miss Jaelee Small! Also featuring Backing vocals from VOCAL INSTINCT Hunt them down on www.myspace.com/funkshone WHO COULD POSSIBLY SUPPORT THESE GUYS??? WELL ONE OF THE BEST FUNK LIVE ACTS YOU WILL EVER SEE OF COURSE! We are happy to bring down BAMBUS CITY STRUT to your attention! www.myspace.com/bambuscity BAMBUS CITY STRUT are an 11 piece Soul and Funk band from London who have been making groove waves through the London scene, with a funked up energy and 4 part vocal harmonies, percussion and horns, this band will make you want to get up and dance no matter what you are doing. With their EP due out this Spring and first single "Wont You Save Me" soon to be released, you will make sure you don't want to miss this!
See KayJay perform her original set and her No. 13 hit single, "Last Night A DJ Saved My Life" supported by the amazing Vocal Instinct on BV's and acoustic band; Double Bass, Keys, Guitar and Percussion.