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Funk Station at 229 : Tanika Charles+Crowd Company+King Rooster+DJ Calamity...

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W1W 5PN

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TANIKA CHARLES
tanikacharles.com

A big rising star in the Canadian soul scene is Tanika Charles is a huge soul start in her home country of Canada and now with the release of her album Soul Run onthe prestigous Record Kicks Label she has made big waves here in the UK. Tanika's nomination for the Juno Awards in the category R & B / Soul Recording of the Year is a testament to her outstanding talent.

"Definitely one to watch” - MOJO Mag
“Supremely confident for a first LP: 8/10” - Uncut Mag
"You're gonna love this" - Jamie Cullum (BBC Radio 2)
“One of the big hitters of 2017” - Craig Charles (BBC Radio 6)
“Listen to “Soul Run” and spread your wings!” - AfroPunk

CROWD COMPANY
www.crowdcompanyfunk.com

A modern take on vintage soul funk from acclaimed 8 piece London band Crowd Company. Brimming with energy with catchy hooks and tight grooves the band combine a Hammond organ based sound with a virtuoso horn section, soulful lead and harmony vocals.

The band have just released a new album ‘Stone&Sky’ on the USA based Vintage League Music label, produced by Alan Evans (Soulive). The album has received rave reviews

“An absolute gem. **** 4 stars” - Blues & Soul magazine
“At the forefront of the British modern funk scene. **** 4 stars” Music-news
“A must listen. If you want exceptional funk Crowd Company has it!” The Huffington Post
"Sophisticated songwriting and tons of uplifting catchy hooks and devastating gooves" Music Culture

Crowd Company are renowned for dynamic, performances. The band have drawn accolades from their musical peers and have shared the stage with the likes of George Porter Jr from The Meters, Monophonics, Daptone Records Saun&Starr, The New Mastersounds, James Taylor Quartet.

KING ROOSTER
www.thekingrooster.co.uk

The King Rooster are a hammond led Heavy, Raw, Deep funk outfit from London, U.K.

Featuring the bass and drums of The Getup as well as other current players from the scene.

Collectively they have played, recorded and shared stages with artists such as Sir Joe Quaterman, Alexia Coley, Gizelle Smith, The Getup, JTQ, The Jezebel Sextet, Pee Wee Ellis, Andy Sheppard, The Honeyshotz, Speedometer, Big Boss Man, Gene Drayton Unit, Reuben Wilson, Paolo Negri, The Fantastics, The Bongolian, Ed Meme and Rhoda Dakar to name a few.

As well as hearing some heavy Hammond instrumental workouts you can also expect to hear some class vocal led tunes that feature an array of vocal guests from far and wide.

DJ CALAMITY JADE
www.willwork4funk.com/DJing
Hailing from Milan, Italy, DJ Calamity Jade is a leading DJ on the European funk scene. She is a DJ, Radio Host and manager of WIllWork4Funk promotion agency.

From spinning in leading clubs of Italy's funk/soul circuit, to guesting in club nights abroad in Italy, UK, France, Germany or opening/closing for acts such as The New Mastersounds (UK), The Mighty Mocambos (DE), Myles Sanko (UK), Haggis Horns and more, Calamity Jade has been incessantly bringing her bags of vinyl goodness to the most discerning ears and funky dancefloors.

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