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 Cake – TGP serves up an unforgettable spicy soul stew!
For more information & music visit: www.thegrayproject.co.uk
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).