In 1974 when Bob Marley went solo, on the brink of international stardom, he surprised the music community by choosing as American born lead guitarist, Al Anderson. It was Anderson’s stunning lead work on such classics as No Woman, No Cry, & Three O’clock Road Block, that first alerted rock fans to the Wailer’s music. […]
George Edward Clinton is an American singer, songwriter, bandleader, and record producer. His Parliament-Funkadelic collective developed an influential and eclectic form of funk music during the 1970s that drew on science fiction, outlandish fashion, psychedelic culture, and surreal humour.
Horse Meat Disco began in a basement in London’s Chinatown where co-founders James Hillard and Jim Stanton created a safe queer space for the disenfranchised disco citizens of London. Now an established institution, Horse Meat Disco is dedicated to the industry of human happiness!
Trevor Beresford Romeo OBE, better known as Jazzie B, is a British DJ and music producer. He is the founder of Soul II Soul.
Patricia Ann Cole, known professionally as P. P. Arnold, is an American soul singer who rose to fame performing with Ike and Tina Turner.
Nubya Garcia is an award-winning saxophonist and composer based in London. Her debut EP, NUBYA’s 5IVE, released in 2017, was hailed as “exceptional” by The Vinyl Factory and her second project, WHEN WE ARE (2018), earned her critical acclaim.
DJ Poly-Ritmo cut her teeth at one of London’s finest record stores, Sounds Of The Universe. Hotly tipped as one of London’s nascent selectors she explores jazz, Brazilian, Latin, soul, and all the spaces in between.
Too Many Zooz is an American music group based in New York City, consisting of Leo Pellegrino, Matt “Doe” Muirhead and David “King of Sludge” Parks.
Producer, multi-instrumentalist and DJ, J-Felix cut his teeth in an eclectic range of bands and musical projects including playing guitars for Alice Russell, Wrongtom and The Ragga Twins and Swindle.
Since the release of Hackney Colliery Band’s eponymous debut album in 2011, the East London collective have blown their way into the public consciousness with their genre-bending combination of brass, reeds, percussion and electronics, firmly establishing themselves as one of the most exciting live bands in the UK.
As one of the key players of the London jazz scene, Theon Cross has been dominating airwaves and stages.
DJ Questionmark is an award-winning DJ, music producer, flutist and entrepreneur.
Smoove & Turrell are a British group hailing from Gateshead in the North East of England. They play a style of music they describe as “Northern Funk” – a contemporary fusion of funk, soul, northern soul, hip-hop and electronica. The band is composed of Jonathan Scott Watson and singer / songwriter John Turrell.
Repped by Gilles Peterson, RBMA, Sounds of The Universe and many more, rising mega-talent Emma-Jean Thackray wears many musical hats. As a composer, producer, multi-instrumentalist, singer, bandleader, and DJ, she is just as at home working with the London Symphony Orchestra as she is hosting her show on Worldwide FM or tearing it up on […]
Ashley Beedle is a British house music DJ and producer. He was a member of the groups Black Science Orchestra and X-Press 2 in addition to releasing material under his own name.
Wrongtom is a record producer and DJ from south London known for genre-crossing, reggae-rooted solo productions and DJ sets plus collaborations including with Roots Manuva, Hard Fi and Deemas J.
Committed collectors, the duo Noble & Heath have brought some much needed freshness to dance floors all over London, stepping up the tempo one 7″ at a time, spinning the very best in Soul, Modern Northern & Crossover all mixed together with a healthy dose of Disco, and the kind of soulful shenanigans that keep […]
Performing a DJ/MC set, Lazy Habits have been influenced by New Orleans Jazz, Soul and Hip Hop, blasting their sound into the 21st Century with gritty, rolling beats and slick lyrics about modern British culture and urban life inspired by their surroundings of East London.
Oli Keens is a disco DJ from London and a resident with queer party collective, Little Gay Brother.
Playing fine tunes on the BBE Music Radio Show.
The Skatonics came crashing onto the scene in 2007, and since then have performed to the ever growing enthusiastic Ska followers at venues and festivals across the UK and Europe.
With influences like J-Dilla, D’Angelo and Hiatus Kaiyote, Brighton based four-piece Yakul already cut an idiosyncratic figure in British music.
Echo Juliet has spent over ten years immersed in music, booking one of the UK’s biggest jazz festivals. She brings that knowledge to the decks with soulful jazz, funk and disco from around the world, weaving in uplifting afro and latin grooves.
The “coolest choir” in London, Some Voices is all about the joy of singing.
Ska, reggae and rocksteady from Kent.
Mister Shiver is a DJ based in London.
DJ / Promoter
Young singer, saxophonist, and multi-instrumentalist Quinn Oulton brings his unique home-brewed songwriting concoctions to life, alongside his explosive powerhouse of a live band.
Zeñel are a trio of young musical upstarts from South London. Their fresh blend of virtuoso jazz and heavy electronic dance music has wowed audiences at Love Supreme Festival, Ronnie Scott’s (supporting Ghost Note), Brainchild Festival, London Jazz Festival (JazzNewBlood) and many many more.
Local party-starters Katie Barber and Joe Lye will perform their trademark popular and infectious party set!
DJ specialising in Ska, Reggae, 2-tone, Dubwise, Motown, Soul, Mod, Indie and Punk.
Creating unforgettable and sonically fulfilling tapestries in a comfortable and energetic environment. Exploring realms of Funk, sexy Soul and downright dirty Disco. Its these ideas and our ethos that ensures JOOC is the perfect party experience.
Love Tonic started in the late 90s in the heart of Birmingham spearheaded by father Yello. Last year Love Tonic Urban Sound relaunched with DJ Yello and DJ Boodamunk, playing across the UK.