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Rum & Reggae: Ain’t No Sunshine
March 14, 2015.8:00 pm-11:00 pm£10
Our very own first event of the quarterly spectacular of Rum & Reggae featuring the fantastic Fowokan for the event: Ain’t No Sunshine to help warm your soul.
Cocktails specials, Bobski’s Jerk Chicken & more soul food, quality Rums from around the world to choose from to some fantastic live music.
£10 for Non-Members | Members free admission
Reserve your table online – tables are limited & fill quickly
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Forged from their time together in “Cymande”, the legendary British funk band, FOWOKAN re-unites core member Sam Kelly (drums/bvs) with lead vocalist, Jimmy Lindsay. In 2009 Jimmy performed at The British Lovers Rock Show where he received an Award for his contribution to Lovers Rock and British Black Music. With a lengthy legacy in the UK and international music scenes, Jamaican-born drummer, Sam Kelly, is highly respected for his musical ability across all genres including reggae, R&B, soul, jazz and funk. FOWOKAN is also Paul Jobson (MD/keyboards/bvs), Spy Austin (bass/bvs), Tony Qunta (guitar/bvs), Michael ‘Lally’ Carey (guitar/bvs) and Jerome Marcus (percussion/bvs). Each of these musicians brings their own history of great performances and collaborations.
The members of FOWOKAN have performed live at the London Jazz Festival Stratford, The Jazz Café London, the BBC Soul Britannia All Stars Tour and One Love Festival. FOWOKAN have also supported OSIBISA at Fairfield Halls, Croydon as part of the African Music Festival. The band have been successfully touring in Germany and France over recent years and have an established fan-base in the UK. This year’s Festival performances included “Les Terrasses du Jeudi” in France, Street Life Festival in Germany, Festival Am See VIII in Germany and Kammgarn Reggae Festival in Austria.