WORLD & FOLK
“Latin and Cuban sounds from this authentic eight-piece band.” Time Out
From the Salons of pre-revolution Havana, where the sweet smell of cigars lingered and the aged rum flowed, the Sugar Kings present the gloriously authentic sounds of Son Montuno, Guaracha, Salsa, Bolero, Cha Cha Cha,Mambo and Afro-Cuban jazz, served with a ray of Cuban sunshine.
“Superb 100mph bluegrass - virtually ‘shredding’. Sublime.” Mark Ellen, Q & Mojo Magazines
One of the UK’s top folk & bluegrass bands, the Flats & Sharps are a young, high-energy 4-piece instrumental and vocal harmony group who are carving a name out for themselves on the international country music scene.
“The music was amazing on Saturday! Harry and Simon played so beautifully in the church it set me and my husband off crying immediately. Their playing at the reception was fabulous too."
Hothouse are a gypsy jazz trio forged in the beating heart of London's swing music scene through a shared love of Django Reinhardt and the sound of the Selmer guitar. Performing music it’s impossible not to love with irrepressible youthful energy, the trio's chemistry both on and off stage and their sheer love of playing together guarantees beaming smiles and tapping toes on every show!
“A sound somewhere between The Godfather and the best festival band you’ve ever seen in your life!” Soundhhism
A hedonistic and theatrical mix of swing, gypsy, bordello folk, pop, tarantella, ska and Italian classics – Colomboloco’s energy and versatility are unmatched!
“The Kansas Smitty's have the energy of Kerouac, the spirit of Mephistopheles and more raw talent than the Renaissance.” Vault Festival
London’s hottest young jazz musicians are a huge favourite for New Orleans-style Mardi Gras parties with their hugely authentic stage, roving or procession set of super-funky Latin classics, complete with the authentic sounds of street brass such as trumpet, saxophone, sousaphone, tuba and more. Head down to see them live at their own East London jazz bar – the Kansas Smitty's Bar.