Cambridge Jazz Festival: The Brass Funkeys
Sunday 24th November
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
The Brass Funkeys are an 8-piece London-based Brass Band who draw on the traditions of New Orleans. Formed in 2011, they have played at major festivals including Glastonbury, Wilderness and the North Sea Jazz Festival as well as London venues including The O2 Brooklyn Bowl, Koko Camden, and Ronnie Scott’s. Whether performing a powerful amplified stage show or as a totally mobile marching band, the Brass Funkeys bring together some of the most talented musicians in London in an eclectic live show bursting at the seams with ideas and infectious energy.
They have recently launched their second album “Rabble Rouser” with a sold-out show at Rich Mix and a 14-date UK tour from Cornwall to Newcastle, featuring 13 tracks of original compositions by band members and unusual covers such as Gorillaz ‘Dirty Harry’ and Royce Wood Junior ‘Honeydripper’. “Rabble Rouser” marks the Brass Funkeys out as a trailblazer in the new generation of UK Brass Bands, while still holding true to the New Orleans sound.
This is a standing concert, though some unreserved seating will be available.
Sam’s Thai Food will be serving outside between 6-9.30pm.
Presented by Cambridge Jazz Festival
20:00 doors open
20:30 - 21:20 first half
21:40 - 22:30 second half
All ages welcome, under 14s to be accompanied by an adult
£13.20 inc. booking fee, more on the door
£11.00 inc. booking fee, more on the door
£5.50 inc. booking fee, more on the door