The Old Time Rags Travelling show is an interactive show with a vaudevillian flair. Performing good time, blues, folk, roots and jazz from the turn of the century. One Man band Laurence Marshall and percussive dancer Phoebe Douthwaite present an energetic array of skilful performances. Expect honking horns, duelling banjos, dazzling tap dancing, slapping spoon playing a world famous broom dance.
Guaranteed to get your feet tapping ...and your legs flapping! You can expect to hear thumping slap bass, honking horns, raucous four-part vocal harmonies and a driving piano boogie. Playing the hits of Armstrong, Prima, Jordan, and more!
Leeds-based nine-pack of funk/jazz slammers featuring Alice Higgins (vocals) and Conal Mulvenna (guitar) with a trio of lead singers. Bitter-sweet switter-beats alongside popcorn-funk that may well get stuck in your teeth. But it’s not bothersome – it tastes good.
As the daughter of bluesman Victor Brox, Kyla was surely born to sing the blues. Kyla's stunning and strikingly powerful voice is matched by a band of uniquely talented musicians. Hailing from Greater Manchester, The Kyla Brox Band quickly shot to prominence wowing audiences worldwide with passionate performances. Their repertoire is drawn from classic R&B songs and their own compositions.
Exciting newcomers to the northern jazz scene, Vibeology puts a groovy spin on the traditional organ quartet form. Using vibes as a frontline instrument, the group was inspired by similar line-ups led by organist “big” John Patton and vibes man Bobby Hutcherson. Their sound plays on the interesting (and seldom seen these days) instrumentation playing jazz, blues, latin and funk modes.
Soul Surgeons are a nine piece band of local Leeds musicians who have been performing together for over twenty years. A lively, soulful mix of music from Etta James to Tom Jones, the Blues brothers to Dusty Springfield, Motown and much more in between.