The JPC Funk & Soul Shack Presents: SMITH & THE HONEY BADGERS

Friday 27 January, 2023 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
John Peel Centre
Church Walk
Stowmarket IP14 1ET
£15 ADV / £17 OTD
John Peel Centre for Creative Arts
01449 774678
The JPC Funk & Soul Shack Presents: SMITH & THE HONEY BADGERS @ John Peel Centre

The JPC Funk & Soul Shack presents: SMITH & THE HONEY BADGERS + THE GRAY PROJECT (support)

Part Sharon Jones, part Irma Thomas, vocalist Marietta Smith has the pipes. She is backed by a 7 piece outfit, who spread their funk and sweet, sweet soul around like fresh jam. A London based band with a number of releases on Detroit’s own “Funk Night Records” and a live show honed on stages all over the UK, expect classic deep-soul vocals, with a heavy-funk backing. If you like labels like Daptone, Motown, Colemine or Stax then you need to check them out!

The Gray Project (support)

The Gray Project is an eight-piece, soulful, jazz-funk band out of Bury St. Edmunds, whose sole objective is to fill the floor with irresistible cool urban grooves, which appeal to head, heart & feet!

Not the usual Stax & Motown tunes, but something of an entirely different nature.

The Gray Project play those songs (fused with fabulous musicianship) which have been lost, but not forgotten; a tour of rare funk, soul and jazz gems which we know when we hear them. The band mine the rich seam of unique…..Whether you want to chill to a funk a version of Miles Davis’s, So What, or groove to Curtis Mayfield’s, Freddie’s Dead, or get down to Cut the CakeTGP serves up an unforgettable spicy soul stew!

For more information & music visit:

Doors open 7.30pm

Tickets £15.00 adv. / £17.00 otd.

Book online (fee applies) or call our Box Office on 01449 774678 (open 10am to 2pm weekdays).

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