01.07.2016. The 100 Club. London.
FUNK NIGHT AT THE 100 CLUB
THE HAGGIS HORNS+CROWD COMPANY+DJ PERRY LOUIS+MORE
A night of funk and soul at the legendary 100 Club with some of the UK’s hottest bands and DJs. 730pm to 1am.
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THE HAGGIS HORNS
The Haggis Horns have been at the forefront of the UK funk scene since they drew attention as a horn section on the legendary album “Keb Darge Presents The New Mastersounds. They went on to form their own full band in 2004 and have three highly acclaimed funk fuelled albums under their belt, “Hot Damn! , “Keep On Movin” (First Word Records) and recently released “What Comes To Mind” (Haggis Records) . They have been rocking crowds the world over for years winning fans with their distinctive northern funk sound combining ass-shaking break-beats, afrobeat, soul and hip-hop.
Members of Haggis Horns have performed with the likes of Jamiroquai, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mark Ronson, Robbie Williams, Craig Charles’ Fantasy Funk Band to name a few!
The best horn section in the world! Mark Ronson
Superb retro funk that really hits the spot Daddy G ‘Massive Attack’
Beer-battered funk that’s as good in the home as it is in the club” – The Nextmen “Like Braveheart on horns – bad MFs Stuart Zender, Jamiroquai
With fans including Gilles Peterson, Bill Curtis (Fatback Band), Quantic, Mark Ronson, Mr. Scruff, The Nextmen and more, this is one of the year’s essential funk releases daydream. Straight No Chaser
Crowd Company are an 8 piece band 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.
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 are acclaimed as one of London’s leading bands of the genre and as well as headlining sellout shows at many of London’s leading venues the band recently were asked to open for acclaimed Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings artists Saun & Starr. And before then they opened for New Orleans funk legend George Porter Jr of The Meters on his UK tour, also sharing the stage with him to play some Meters classics.
“Excellent. lowdown funk” BBC Radio 6 Craig Charles
“Smokin’ Grooves” Blues&Soul magazine
DJ PERRY LOUIS
DJ Perry Louis is a legend on the UK funk scene , one of the UK’s top funk and soul DJs. He is the founder of the world famous Jazz CoTech Dancers. Perry has DJ’d all over the UK and abroad. Perry has appeared onstage with Herbie Hancock, Wynton Marsalis, JTQ, Jon Hendricks, Tania Maria, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings amongst many others.