Soul Rebels Feat. Kog & The Zongo Brigade
The Wardrobe, Leeds.
Soul Rebels Sessions big spring show is a huge global music fiesta?..from Africa to Brazil via the UK! Headliners KOG & The Zongo Brigade, led by singer/musician Kweku Of Ghana have been making Afro-fusion music now for over half a decade. With longtime collaborator rapper Franz Von plus an allstar band currently featuring Leeds musicians from Mansion Of Snakes/Slow Lorris, they fuse traditional Ghanaian music and instruments with Afrodancehall, electronica and hip-hop. Over the past 5 years, they have lit up stages in clubs and festivals across the UK and mainland Europe including appearances at WOMAD Festival, Glastonbury Festival, Edinburgh Jazz Festival, Millau Jazz Festival France to name a few. This Leeds show is part of their debut LP UK promo tour. Come and get some Ghana vibes meets Afro-fusion from the UK's original masters. TC & The Groove Family are the big 12 piece Leeds global fusion meets jazz & beats band led by Necktr drummer Tim Cook, an all-star ensemble featuring musicians from Necktr, lead vocalist Pariss Elektra and other young Leeds musicians currently tearing up the city's jazz/global beats scene. They play a fusion of all the music Tim Cook loves?.Ghanian highlife, Nigerian afrobeat, Senegalese soukous, Brazilian samba, Caribbean steel pan music, Latin jazz and London, electronic beats including UK garage, drum & bass and broken beats. They blew the roof off The Wardrobe for the Soul Rebels Xmas Party last December. Catch them again this spring and prepare to be transported around the world in 60 minutes. Leeds Samba are the city's much respected and loved Brazilian samba school. Led by mestre (master) Gez Heb and Brazilian samba dancer Thali Bento, this 12 piece samba drum ensemble are now one of the top samba schools in the north of England. If you were at the Africa-Brasil party at The Wardrobe or the VAMOS Leeds Festival last year, you know their Brazilian soul power. They'll be doing a samba set between the support band and the headliners and giving us an authentic flavour of Rio Carnival which closes tonight in Brasil. Soul Rebels DJs Lubi & Chris will keep the night bouncing between live bands with their usual global soul/international sounds selection?.past, present and future.
This event is for over 18s only - No refunds will be issued for under 18s.