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Funk Station at 229 : The Haggis Horns+Crowd Company+DJ Calamity Jade

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229 Venue

229 Great Portland Street

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W1W 5PN

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FUNK STATION at 229 - a regular night of the best live orginal Funk&Soul bands and DJs. at 229 The Venue, Great Portland Street, central London.

THE HAGGIS HORNS
www.thehaggishorns.com

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 have 4 highly acclaimed funk-fuelled albums under their belt, “Hot Damn! , “Keep On Movin” “What Comes To Mind” and the recently released 'One Of These Days'.

Their new album shows the boys blasting out their unique brand of dance floor funk with regular collaborators Lucinda Slim and John McCallum on tracks ranging from up beat breaks to down tempo slinkyness. A

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

“Blistering funk of the highest order.” – Craig Charles

“World-class funk from the real McCoy. Every track a future classic, and it’s been an honour to contribute.” – Snowboy

CROWD COMPANY
www.crowdcompanyfunk.com

A modern take on vintage soul funk from highly acclaimed 8 piece band Crowd Company. Brimming with energy , catchy hooks and tight grooves the band combine a Hammond organ based sound with a virtuoso horn section and 3 soulful singers, often blending multi-part harmonies.

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 and Radio airplay across Europe & the USA.

“At the forefront of the British modern funk scene. **** 4 stars” - Music news
“An absolute gem. **** 4 stars” - Blues & Soul magazine
“A must listen. If you want exceptional funk Crowd Company has it!” -- The Huffington Post
“Excellent, lowdown funk” -- Craig Charles BBC Radio 6
"Sophisticated songwriting and tons of uplifting catchy hooks and devastating grooves" -- 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, Sharon Jones&The Dap-Kings’ Saun&Starr.

DJ CALAMITY JADE

One the decks is one of Europe's top DJs, from Milan, DJ Calamity Jade. Spinning funk, soul, rare groove 45s throughout the night.

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229 Great Portland Street

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