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DIARY MAY JUNE

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PAUL ROSE & THE ALL STARS MELBA MOORE

+ MELI’SA MORGAN

FRESHLYGROUND ESCORT BANK HOLIDAY DISCO PARTY 10.30PM MIKE AREMU LOS DESTERRADOS SUPA DUPA FLY 8PM LOOSE ENDS

FEAT. CARL MCINTOSH

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT BRODKA THE BOXETTES JOE AND SEKOU A TRIBUTE TO STEVIE WONDER NOSTALGIA 77 TWEET EZRA AXELROD DRAHMAH

...AND DON’T FORGET EVERY SATURDAY 10.30PM I LOVE THE 80s vs I Love THE 90s

SAT 1 SUN 2 MON 3 TUE 4 WED 5 THU 6 FRI 7 SAT 8 SUN 9

MON 10 TUE 11 WED 12 THU 13 FRI 14 SAT 15 SUN 16 FRI 21 TUE 25 WED 26 THU 27 FRI 28 SAT 29 SUN 30

CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL 12PM EGLO RECORDS HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE MOKOOMBA CLEMENT MARFO PETE MOLINARI NICK WATERHOUSE SOUL ACOUSTIC TOUR

WITH TERRI WALKER & GUESTS

JOSE FELICIANO DJ PETE ROCK SOPHIE DELILA SUPA DUPA FLY 8PM BOTOWN MAYSA + LINA FUNMI OLAWUMI REBELUTION AND KATCHAFIRE THE CONGOS OMAR CANDI STATON

Doors 7pm unless stated. Prices quoted are advance price face value excluding booking fees. Door prices are often higher. If in doubt please contact the venue. 02

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CLUB NIGHTS AT THE JAZZ CAFE £2.40 Selected Pints/Vodka & Mixer EVERY SATURDAY

80s & 90s Pop/Party/Dance/ Hip Hop/Britpop/ Hair Rock Anthems! 10.30pm

EVERY 1ST FRIDAY The Norte Show LIVE 10.30pm

EVERY 2ND FRIDAY Old Skool Hip Hop, Funk, + Live Bands 8pm

EVERY 3RD FRIDAY

A night of Hip Hop, Dubstep, Breaks and Funk 10.30pm

EVERY 4TH FRIDAY Europe’s only monthly all Audio Visual party! 10.30pm

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WE HOPE LIKE US that you feel this venue is a permanent celebration of great music. Of shows that we feared might fair badly because of our bipolar spring weather or people’s unfamiliarity with the trail the act is blazing we obviously need not fear. Our view is not business based but sometimes we hear the radio and fear for the more artistic musicians that travel from near and far to perform. It may indeed become cheesy for us to continue to harp on about metaphorical warmth across the cold months but… from an artist’s point of view what JC punters did across March and April is surely what you want from your fans. The cold snap was no match for those wanting to see Teedra Moses, Larry Graham, Alexander O’Neal or Damage. This next couple of months we are sure those of you coming to see the likes of Arrested Development, Tweet, Maysa, Omar, Candi Staton or The Congos will not be disappointed. Thank you and enjoy 04

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SUBSCRIBE NOW The Jazz Cafe brochure is a bi-monthly publication brought to you from the team behind the venue. The venue has been delivering the best in hip hop, soul, R&B, disco, funk, dance, world and everything in between since 1990. Acts such as Faithless, Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry, Courtney Pine, Luciano, Shuggie Otis, Angie Stone, De La Soul, Lana Del Rey, Rita Ora, George Clinton, Bobby Womack, KRS-One, Solomon Burke have all graced the stage at this landmark venue. You can now get a year’s worth of the bi-monthly brochure delivered to your door for only £6.50.

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WEDNESDAY 1 MAY £14

PAUL ROSE & THE ALL STARS + JACK MOORE

Paul Rose is fundamentally a rock guitarist, his extraordinary playing style touches on blues, country, jazz and folk. Since coming to the attention of Rory Gallagher on the tough Northern Circuit and winning Guitarist Magazine’s ‘Guitarist Of The Year’ he has been known as one of the most gifted guitarists in the world today. Support for the evening’s performance is Jack Moore, the son of the late Gary Moore, who is enjoying a growing reputation as one of the most innovative guitarists to have emerged from the UK over the last 10 years. PAULROSE.CO.UK

Soulgigs.com Presents

THURSDAY 2 & FRIDAY 3 MAY £25

MELBA MOORE + MELI’SA MORGAN

Soul Legend, Tony Award Winner and 4 time Grammy Nominee Melba Moore’s talent came to light acting and singing in Broadway musical’s ‘Hair’, Purlie and ‘Les Miserables’. Melba is maybe best known for chart hits across the 70’s and 80’s like ‘This Is It’, ‘Love’s Comin’ At Ya’ and ‘Keepin’ My Lover Satisfied’. Meli’sa Morgan grew through the Starlets Of Corona gospel choir to lead singer of Shades Of Love and High Fashion. After a stint doing backing vocals for Chaka Khan among others she landed solo hits ‘Do Me Baby’ ‘Fool’s Paradise’ and ‘Good Love’.

SATURDAY 4 & SUNDAY 5 MAY £20

FRESHLYGROUND Famed feature artists on ‘Waka Waka (This Time For Africa)’ with Shakira. Freshlyground formed in early 2002, made up of seven musicians from South Africa, Mozambique and Zimbabwe. Fronted by Zolani Mahola their debut album ‘Jika Jika’ was realeased in ’03 success of which firmly cemented the band as one of South Africa’s most successful young acts. Their 2004 album ‘Nomvula’ sold 300,000 units in South Africa alone earning it multi-platinum status. In 2006 they won the MTV Europe Award for Best African Act ahead of crossover LPs ‘Ma Cheri’ and ‘Radio Africa’. mamacolive.com/thejazzcafe

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SUNDAY 5 MAY 10.30pm-2am £13.50

ESCORT (BANK HOLIDAY DISCO PARTY) The seventeen-member New York “disco orchestra”, founded by producers Eugene Cho and Dan Balis, and fronted by lead singer Adeline Michèle, features an incredible cast of musicians who have played with everyone from indie-rock titans Arcade Fire to avant-classical luminaries Alarm Will Sound. Escort burst on to the scene in 2006 with a string of critically acclaimed 12”s that included future classics “Starlight” and “All Through The Night”, both DJ staples that still get plenty of play on dancefloors. The New York Times and Pitchfork have praised their impeccable musicianship and songwriting. WEAREESCORT.COM

MONDAY 6 MAY

NDH Promotions presents

MIKE AREMU

£10

£20

TUESDAY 7 MAY

LOS DESTERRADOS ‘DOS AMANTES’ ALBUM LAUNCH

PLUS DJ JAMIE RENTON (CHILLI FRIED)

This North London ten-piece line up wielding traditional instruments such as the cajon and oud to play a modern take on the ancient music of the Sephardic Jews. Their standout sound encompasses Flamenco, Rock N’ Roll, Jazz and Balkan rhythms with vocals delivered in Ladino or Hebrew. Nigeria’s premier saxophonist Mike Aremu leads his 12-piece band in their first Jazz Cafe show since their sold out 2008 concert as they play their new set ‘Coat of Many Colours’. His sophisticated contemporary jazz melodies fused with the infectious rhythms of his native culture results is an outstanding contemporary music of pure class.

Guest artists on the night include Guy Schalom, Sheik Taha from the Baladi Blues ensemble, and Pete Radcliffe from the Penguin Cafe Orchestra. LOSDESTERRADOS.COM

Aremu is a past winner of TGMA and Amen awards and was also nominated for two KORA awards as well as being the artistic director of Sax Appeal the biggest jazz live concert brand in Nigeria. 06

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THE FIRST OF TWO EXCLUSIVE NEW RELEASE SHOWCASES

ODDISEE

present

The CBs

ITUNES HIP-HOP ALBUM OF THE YEAR AWARD WINNER 2012

plus special guests

TOO MANY T’s Sat 25 May GarAge LONDON

BARFLY CAMDEN MON 20 MAY DOORS 7PM

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CELEBRATING THE 40TH ANNIVERSARY OF HIP HOP LIVE IN EUROPE

(Live Band)

KRS-ONE

BIZARRE RIDE II THE PHARCYDE

Fatlip, Slimkid3 J. Sw!ft, L.A. Jay

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FRIDAY 28 JUNE GARAGE LONDON

Garage London

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Doors 7PM. curfew 10.30pm mamacolive.com/thegarage www.templeofhiphop.org by arrangement with the Agency Group

BADBADNOTGOOD WEDNESDAY 03 JULY

HOXTON BAR & KITCHEN LONDON hoxtonsquarebar.com

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RE-SCHEDULED FROM 11th MAY ALL TICKETS REMAIN VALID

NEW DATE: WED 10 JULY

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FRIDAY 10 MAY & FRIDAY 14 JUNE

100 Limited £6 queue jump tickets £7 Concessions lists itssupadupafly@gmail.com

SUPA DUPA FLY

SDF has quickly become the monthly necessity in any 90s hip-hop lovers diary. Since launching in March 2011, the events have gone from strength to strength, receiving press features from the likes of The Guardian Guide, The Evening Standard, Time Out, The Metro, SB.TV and hosting acts including Jazzy Jeff,

ATCQ’s Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Dj Yoda, EZ, Rita Ora, Conor Maynard, Rizzle Kicks, Stooshe, Josh Osho, Cleo Sol & loads more! Expect 90s & early 2000’s Hip-hop from the likes of Dr Dre, Snoop Dog, Nas, Biggie, Tupac & A Tribe Called Quest, DMX, Luda, & RnB from TLC, Montell Jordon, 112, SWV, Salt N Pepa, Destiny’s Child & A LOT more!

SATURDAY 11 MAY £20

LOOSE ENDS FEAT. CARL MCINTOSH

UK Soul act Loose Ends were one of the top British dance and urban contemporary trios of the early ’80s, Loose Ends formed in London and included Carl McIntosh, Jane Eugene, and Steve Nichol. ‘Hanging on a String (Contemplating)’ topped the R&B charts in 1985, and they repeated that achievement in 1986 with ‘Slow Down’ and ‘Watching You’ in ’88 reached number 2. Carl McIntosh remained in the group for 1990’s ‘Look How Long’ release but has numerous heavyweight production, remix and song writing credits on both sides of the Atlantic.

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fridaY 31 maY kOkO tickets £17.50 in adVance cOmOnO.cO.uk

PRESENTS

ODDISEE SINEAD HARNETT KNYTRO ETTA BOND MALI JAKE ISAAC DJ support from

DOM SERVINI (Wah Wah 45s)

“when it cOmes tO rumP-shakinG dance music, cOlOmBia’s OndatróPica is hard tO Beat.” metrO

Orquesta Buena Vista sOcial cluB ™

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SUNDAY 12 & MONDAY 13 MAY £22.50

ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT

2-time Grammy Award Winning group founded in the late ‘80s by leader, rapper Speech whose mother owns a black newspaper in Milwaukee, all of the members have a deep belief in using music to help those who are in need and have been devoted to nudging folks in the direction of freedom and evolution for over 20 years. Most well known for hits ‘People Everyday’, ‘Tennessee’ and ‘Mr. Wendall’ from the 1992 LP ‘3 Years, 5 Months & 2 Days in the Life Of...’ ARRESTEDDEVELOPMENTMUSIC.COM

WEDNESDAY 15 MAY £16

BRODKA

Monika Brodka, winner of the third series of Pop Idol in Poland back in 2004. Her new LP ‘LAX’ contains songs in English and her native Polish. After winning the 2004 edition of Polish Pop idol, Monika Brodka released her self-titled album which went gold after just a few months with her second ‘Moje piosenki’ doing the same. Her standout LP is entitled ‘Granda’ and is a departure from her early sound described as “Drawing on electro, rock and roots music, but remaining resolutely pop in its approach and execution” MONIKABRODKA.COM

THURSDAY 16 MAY £12.50

THE BOXETTES

PLUS VERY SPECIAL GUESTS An all female vocal group featuring the world beatbox champion Bellatrix, and four of London’s finest new vocalists, Yvette on percussion and alto, Kate on synth and lead, Alyusha hitting highs and supplying an operatic element and Neo on the lows all combining to crush the girl-band stereotype. These extraordinary young women create a sound and energy so empowering that their every audience is left mesmerized and inspired… THEBOXETTES.CO.UK 10

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MARVELLOUS MUSIC IN A MAGICAL SETTING 9, 10, 11 AUGUST/AWST 2013

9, 10, 11 August 2013

JOOLS HOLLAND AND HIS RHYTHM AND BLUES ORCHESTRA COURTNEY PINE MAVIS STAPLES PRESENTS HOUSE OF

LEGENDS

DJANGO BATES’ BELOVÉD THE IMPOSSIBLE GENTLEMEN GILAD ATZMON AND THE ORIENT HOUSE ENSEMBLE JOHN SURMAN TRIO QUERCUS ZOE RAHMAN QUINTET MR ACKER BILK AND HIS PARAMOUNT JAZZ BAND PHRONESIS NILS PETTER MOLVAER TRIO IAN SHAW & TRIO WALES MEETS NAPLES WITH HUW WARREN AND MARIA PIA DE VITO WALES MEETS BROOKLYN WITH HUW WARREN AND JIM BLACK JULIAN SIEGEL QUARTET JASON REBELLO GROUP ANTHONY STRONG DJ JAZZMAN GERALD MARTIN TAYLOR AND ALAN BARNES SNOWBOY RWCMD PRESENTS.. JUNIOR JAZZ ROLLER TRIO TIM KLIPHUIS TRIO & DAVID NEWTON LAURENCE COTTLE TRIO LAURA JURD QUARTET BLUE SPIRITS TRIO DAVIDE LOGIRI MEETS TORFAEN JAZZ SHADES OF SHEARING ARTURO SERRA QUARTET MEETS CELIA MUR BALANÇA Theatr Brycheiniog Box Office / Swyddfa Docynnau 01874 611 622

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SATURDAY 18 MAY

FRIDAY 17 MAY £12

£17.50

JOE DRISCOLL & SEKOU KOUYATE

A TRIBUTE TO STEVIE WONDER HOSTED BY OMAR

West African star Sekou Kouyate known in France as the ‘Jimi Hendrix of the kora’ doesn’t speak any English, and ‘the gangsta with an iron lung’ New Yorker Joe Driscoll doesn’t speak French, but they understand each other perfectly well through the language of music. After being paired to collaborate at ‘Nuit Metis’ festival the two spent a week improvising and jamming found an instant chemistry and the dictaphone recordings of these sessions became the foundation for their 2012 Localization Records release ‘Faya’. JOEANDSEKOU.COM

FEATURING CHRISTOPHER ELLIS, JANET & CARROLL, VULA AND MORE SPECIAL GUESTS The Jazz Cafe ‘Tribute’ series continues with a celebration in honour of arguably the greatest musical genius of our time Stevie Wonder. The tribute will be hosted by Omar and will include a selection of the UK’s finest vocalists covering as much of the great man’s catalogue of classics as time will allow. This year marks Stevie’s 63rd birthday and 50 years as an artist with a career that has produced hits like ‘Uptight (Everything’s Alright)’, ‘My Cherie Amor’, Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours’ and ‘Superstition’.

FRIDAY 24 MAY £12.50

NOSTALGIA 77 Benedic Lamdin, first burst onto the scene with his “combination of soul and jazz composition with computer based production techniques” in 2002. His hard work and prolific creation process has led to the release of many outstandingly high quality albums in a relatively short amount of time. The first of note was 2007’s ‘Everything Under The Sun’ His cover version of The White Stripes’ “Seven Nation Army” with Alice Russell helped bring his music to a wider audience. His most recent project ‘The Taxidermist’ was released in the autumn of 2012. NOSTALGIA77.COM 12

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PLUS GUESTS

TUESDAY 21 MAY

LONDON HEAVEN

0844 847 2351 | 0844 811 0051 | GIGSANDTOURS.COM TRICKYSITE.COM NEW ALBUM ‘FALSE IDOLS’ RELEASED 27 MAY A METROPOLIS MUSIC PRESENTATION BY ARRANGEMENT WITH PRIMARY TALENT INTERNATIONAL

FRIDAY 4TH OCTOBER

LONDON O2 SHEPHERDS BUSH EMPIRE

0844 477 2000 | GIGSANDTOURS.COM | STARGREEN.COM DEBUT ALBUM ‘SING TO THE MOON’ OUT NOW LAURAMVULA.COM A METROPOLIS MUSIC PRESENTATION BY ARRANGEMENT WITH CAA

THURSDAY 25 JULY 2013 MANCHESTER FRIDAY 26 JULY 2013

O2 APOLLO LONDON O2 BRIXTON ACADEMY

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soulgigs.com Presents

Tidal Concerts Presents

£25

£15

SATURDAY 25 & SUNDAY 26 MAY

TWEET In 2002 Tweet’s bold and sensual first single, ‘Oops (Oh My)’ grabbed the worlds attention with her lyrical content, hypnotic voice and her look, carved a lane all of her own setting a standard for female R&B artists in the noughties. Her majority self-produced debut LP ‘Southern Hummingbird’ featured ‘Call Me’ and ‘Boogie 2Nite’. ‘It’s Me Again’ dropped in ’05 with ‘Turn off Da Lights’ as the lead single peaked at No.2 on the billboard R&B/Hip-Hop charts. After some time away Tweet signed with DuBose Music Group releasing ‘Simply Tweet’ EP in 2013. IAMSIMPLYTWEET.COM

THURSDAY 30 MAY

EZRA AXELROD & THE MOTEL BAND US born London resident Ezra Axelrod creator and curator of Soho’s The Menagerie arts series. In 2010 Ezra completed his first solo performance tour in promotion of his debut EP ‘Around Here’, playing 11 concerts from Montreal to New York City whilst whipping up a media storm for his bold commitment to LGBT issues. Now with a debut album ‘Songs From The American Motel’ to take on the road Ezra describes the show and album as an ‘international block party’: “It fuses a theatrical rock style with my American Western roots”. EZRAAXLEROD.COM

304 Management And Indie Nerd Presents

FRIDAY 31 MAY £5

DRAHMAH – LOST BOY LAUNCH PARTY No stranger to the UK scene, having already been a part of The Fatal Assassins, Drahmah is most well known from the underground hit ‘Hands In The Air’ which was a grime anthem in 2000. Drahmah has been experimenting within different avenues which landed him an MTV Brand New nomination in 2011 for ‘Tonight’ which also featured on The Box and Kiss TV as well as opening for Professor Green and Skepta. Recognised for his songwriting abilities Drahmah has managed to work with some of the industries most renowned songwriters and producers. DRAHMAH.COM 14

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Eglo Records Presents

SUNDAY 2 JUNE £15

EGLO RECORDS 4TH BIRTHDAY WITH SPECIAL GUESTS FATIMA & PETER HADAR

Camden Rocks Presents

SATURDAY 1 JUNE

£20 (Festival Wristband)

CAMDEN ROCKS FESTIVAL 2013 Camden Rocks Festival returns to NW1 for the second time with over 100 bands playing across 12 venues in the capital’s home of rock and roll. Some of the finest bands from all over the country will converge on the North London borough to bring the biggest party of the summer to the best venues around. One of those venues is The Jazz Cafe, where we bring you a stellar line up including Itch (The King Blues), Lostalone, Evarose, Dingus Khan, Charlie Simpson, and a special headliner to be announced. Check the website for more information. CAMDENROCKSFESTIVAL.COM

The unique and soul filled aesthetic of Eglo encompasses the diasporic sounds of House, Hip Hop, 2Step, RnB, Broken Beat, Boogie, Acid, Techno and beyond. Based in London but taking on a global view, the label’s core is made up from a circle of nomadic artists the likes of Floating Points, Fatima, Funkineven, Shuanise, Mizz Beats & Arp 101. To celebrate their 4th year in existence and the release of Eglo Records Vol.1 double CD highlighting Alexander Nut’s label’s key releases.

MONDAY 3 & TUESDAY 4 JUNE £18.50

HYPNOTIC BRASS ENSEMBLE After playing out relentlessly including gigs with Mos Def and Erykah Badu, HBE are now seen as “One of the hottest and most individual bands around”. HBE are eight brothers from the south side of Chicago. The sons of Phil Cohran famed trumpeter of the Sun Rah Arkestra, they were playing a central role in their father’s youth ensemble from an early age. In the nineties they brought together their musicianship, their jazz roots and their hip hop sensibility, and made a living busking on the streets of Chicago. HYPNOTICBRASSENSEMBLE.COM mamacolive.com/thejazzcafe

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MOKOOMBA

AGMP presents

agmp.co.uk

‘Wonderful world, beautiful people’ ‘Harder they come’ ‘Many rivers to cross’

Tuesday 25 June Hailing from the Victoria Falls region of Zimbabwe the six young men of Mokoomba come with an electrifying blend of Afro-fusion and tantalizing traditional Tonga rhythms. Their unique style largely originates from lead vocalist and “walking talking music library of South African song” Mathias Muzaza. Songlines magazine rated their 2011 LP ‘Rising Tide’ “as one of the 10 best albums of the year”. MOKOOMBA.COM

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THURSDAY 6 JUNE £10

CLEMENT MARFO South London MC Clement Marfo and his genre-splitting band The Frontline. Based around a grime and hip-hop core, the collective straddle genres at will as they season their urban leanings with gargantuan pop hooks, sweet neo-soul vocals and a rush of energised rock dynamics. They’re the sound of the city streets, the sound of aspirational youth rising above societal problems, the sound of a multi-cultural community uniting rather than dividing. Clement Marfo and The Frontline are set to be ten-feet tall and unstoppable in 2013. 16

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Fri 19 July Clapham Grand

ULTRAMAGNETIC MC’S ‘Critical Beatdow n’ 25th Anniversa ry Concert

FRIDAY 5 JULY

CLAPHAM GRAND Buy online: 24 hour ticketline: agmp.co.uk 08444 771000

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FRIDAY 7 JUNE £13.50

PETE MOLINARI Pete Molinari’s fourth album ‘Theosophy’ sits at that point where, as Muddy Waters put it, the blues had a baby and they called it rock ‘n’ roll. Here soul, country, blues and rockabilly collide in perfect symbiosis. The songs tell tales of life, love, literature and compact the singer/songwriter’s many decades of musical influences and his globe-spanning, wandering lifestyle down into a collection that is as uplifting as it is lush, as classic-sounding as it is contemporary-minded.

SATURDAY 8 JUNE £10

NICK WATERHOUSE Described as “the young man who makes old R&B,” Nick Waterhouse is a songwriter, vocalist, and guitarist who has become a rising star with music which recalls the pre-rock sounds of the 1950s while possessing a modern-day level of energy and cool. Waterhouse grew up with the sounds of classic blues, soul, and rock sides by the likes of Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, John Lee Hooker, and Van Morrison filling the house. In 2012, after relocating to Los Angeles and touring Europe with his band the Tarots, Waterhouse released his first full-length album, Time’s All Gone.

SUNDAY 9 JUNE £10

SOUL ACOUSTIC TOUR

WITH TERRI WALKER, JOSH OSHO, MS D, SHEZAR, KOF, SHEA, KALEEM TAYLOR

The inaugural ‘Soul Acoustic’ tour put together by Birmingham-based music company PUNCH will take place across the UK and will see the best of the UK’s Soul artists showcasing their impressive live performances in an acoustic setting. With the recent unparalleled success of the UK’s Soul scene, ‘Soul Acoustic’ will provide a great platform for audiences to experience the depth of quality of song writing, singing and performance from an elite band of artists. Terri Walker headlines with special guests featuring Josh Osho, Kof and Ms D.

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MONDAY 10 & TUESDAY 11 JUNE £26.50

JOSE FELICIANO Dubbed by many as “The greatest living guitarist”, Jose Feliciano is recognized as the first Latin Artist to cross over into the English music market. Also referred to as “The Picasso of his Realm,” Feliciano’s accomplishments are many and highly celebrated. He’s been awarded over fortyfive Gold and Platinum records; he has won nineteen Grammy nominations, earning nine Grammy Awards, including the LARAS Award for Lifetime Achievement.

Though Jose has recorded nearly 70 albums he remarkably feels that he has just started to share his talents with the world. JOSEFELICIANO.COM

WEDNESDAY 12 JUNE

THURSDAY 13 JUNE

DJ PETE ROCK

SOPHIE DELILA

£18.50

He revolutionized rap production through groundbreaking studio wizardry. He made remixes matter more than the original songs. He established ad-libs as a standard recording asset. He introduced dramatic, forceful horns to rap’s sonic discussion. Pete Rock has notched these achievements during his impeccable recording, producing and remixing career, one of the most distinguished in rap history and one that includes collaborations with Nas, Common, Mary J. Blige, Ghostface Killa, Busta Rhymes, Public Enemy and Run-DMC, among many others. 18

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London based French born singer songwriter Sophie Delila has duetted with Plan B on tour and Radio1’s Live Lounge, written for the likes of Duffy and regularly performs live as a member of acclaimed French collective Nouvelle Vague. Born into a musical household in Paris (Ray Charles manager was a close family friend, and house guests in their Parisian home included the great Marvin Gaye), Sophie’s story so far could hardly be described as typical. Having moved to London six years ago, she is now established as an accomplished songwriter and producer in her own right.

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soulgigs.com Presents

SATURDAY 15 JUNE

SUNDAY 16 JUNE

£12

£22.50

BOTOWN Dubbed Bollywood’s answer to Sly & The Family Stone – this ultra funky, multicultural music revue is one big feel-good party where the audience can’t help but groove with the band. This innovative and dynamic band brings a fresh and vibrant approach to traditional Indian music, which transcends language and culture. Blending elements of Soul, Blues, Jazz and Reggae they serve up retro-reboots of well known Bollywood anthems. Expect to hear a blend of music from Ray Charles, James Brown and Aretha Franklin with melodies from Bollywood’s RD Burman, Kishore Kumar and Asha Bhosle. BOTOWN.CO.UK

MAYSA + LINA Maysa sang BV’s for Stevie Wonder before coming into contact with Bluey Maunick of Incognito for whom she sang ‘Don’t You Worry About A Thing’ over the phone and it could be said that the rest is history. With Maysa at the fore Incognito achieved their first success in the US. Her overtly evident talent was noticed and she signed a deal with Dave Grusin and Larry Rosen and released her well-received self-titled debut. She will be joined by fomer Hidden Beach/Universal artist Lina.

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Joyful Noise Productions Present

SJM Concerts Present

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REBELUTION AND KATCHAFIRE

On Jan 10th 2012 the Santa Barbara, CA based band Rebelution released the award winning album “Peace of Mind” through their own label 87 Music in partnership with Controlled Substance Sound Labs. Nigerian singer Funmi Olawumi, the founder of the Yoruba Women Choir, returns to London with her 12-piece big band featuring the four part harmonies of Naija Soul Sisters and a cracking 8-piece band. Together they mix afrobeat, juju, highlife and fuji to create a big sound that is faaji music.

Peace of Mind was released as a multilength triple album which includes Acoustic and Dub versions of every song. Marking the highest chart debut of Rebelution’s career, Peace of Mind debuted at #13 on the Billboard Top 200, #1 Reggae and #1 Independent albums as well as #4 on the iTunes overall album chart.

Faaji is a Yoruba word for having a good time and with the rich eloquence of the talking drums driving the music expect explosive rhythms from one of the great names of Nigerian music in her only London club date in 2013

The band previously had four top 10 albums on the Reggae chart and their 2009 release Bright Side of Life debuted at No. 54 on the Top 200 and #1 Reggae. After selling out venues across the US, the fourpeice Reggae band will be gracing The Jazz Cafe stage together with New Zealand roots reggae band Katchafire.

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WEDNESDAY 26 JUNE £15

THE CONGOS

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The Congos formed originally as the duo “Ashanti” Roy Johnson and Cedric Myton and later became a trio with the addition of Watty Burnett after recording the single “At the Feast” for Lee “Scratch” Perry. This line-up recorded the classic roots reggae album Heart of the Congos in 1977. The Congos went their own way, organizing a limited pressing of the album themselves. UK label Go Feet reissued the album in 1980. The group disbanded but re-formed in the 90’s joined by Lindburgh Lewis, 2012’s Dub Feast was their last release.

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OMAR

‘THE MAN’ ALBUM LAUNCH After a year that among other things saw him accept his MBE for services to music from Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace and return to the stage in the theatre production ‘Lovesong’, Omar Lye-Fook is to release his new LP ‘The Man’ on Freestyle Records. This album is Omar’s 7th full length. Undoubtedly one of UK music’s living legends any new release from Neo Soul pioneer is an eagerly awaited affair. Omar had remade his debut hit single, “There’s Nothing Like This” to commemorate its twenty-first anniversary. 22

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CANDI STATON The first Lady of Southern Soul Candi Staton racked up 16 hits between 1969- 1974 such as the Grammy-nominated ‘In the Ghetto’ and ‘I’m Just A Prisoner (Of Your Good Lovin’)’. After a detour into disco and dance which produced her best known hit ‘Young Hearts Run Free’ and the European smash ‘You Got The Love’ she returned to the gospel of her youth. In more recent times her biggest hits have been remixed again and again right up until 2007 with her last notable release ‘Hallelujah Anyway’ coming out in 2012. CANDI-STATON.COM mamacolive.com/thejazzcafe


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