Paul’s ability to blend into any musical surrounding coupled with his talents as a multi-instrumentalist has led to him being regularly chosen to perform with many well-known artists.
Paul has toured, performed & recorded around the world with some of the greatest bands in history from Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, Carlos Santana, Van Morrison, The Allman Brothers Band, Bonnie Raitt, Chaka Khan, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Rod Stewart, Kylie Minogue to name but a few.
In the jazz world Paul has graced the stage with Eddie Henderson, Geoffrey Keezer, Clarence Penn and The BBC Big Band as well as FUNK outfits Incognito and Brand New Heavies.
In 2004 Paul released his first solo album ‘It’s Happening’, which was followed by the albums ‘No Looking Back’ (2007), ‘Pathways’ (2009) and ‘Trilateral’ (2011). All of which were extremely well received and are now available through his own Pathways label.
With a great support set to start the evening from brilliant singer Tash Aladin this promises to be a night to remember filled with Funk, Soul and Jazz.
Resident support from Rhythm Earth Electric Trio and spoken word.
The original “real deal” of Blues. Johnny was born in the southern states of the US to a cotton picking family. Early on in his life he moved to New York soon finding himself on stage in the Blues Clubs alongside musicians like Jimi Hendrix and BB King. Often dubbed as “King of the Blues Harp” this is a great opportunity to see an absolute legend who is still at the top of his game after over 50 years of performing and numerous albums. A truly brilliant performer, this will be a party to remember.
Combining a rich influence of sonic stylings and serving up their stories on a foundation of infectious grooves and raucous melodies, The Mantic Muddlers have a soundscape that pays tribute to the rich history of Roots music, whilst pushing forward into new territory. Songs that walk a tightrope between Fiction & Reality are put forth on such instruments as the searing Violin, thunderous Double Bass and Resonator Guitar, and then enriched with a coating of heartfelt vocal harmonies…
Andy Panayi is an exceptionally gifted jazz musician, skilled in performance, composition and arranging.
He plays all the flutes and all the saxophones and currently leads his own groups, both jazz and classical. He also writes commissioned works and compositions & arrangements for his own ensembles. Andy has performed and recorded with many singers such as; Shirley Bassey, Jessye Norman, Paul McCartney, Seth MacFarlane & Many more!
Don Letts reputation has been firmly established in both the film and music world by a substantial body of work from the late 70’s through the 80’s, 90’s and well into the millennium. His work has been exhibited in The Kitchen N.Y.C, The Institute of Contemporary Art, The N.F.T in London and was honoured at Brooklyn’s BAM festival and The Milan Film festival. In March 2003 he won a Grammy for his documentary ‘Westway To The World’.
He came to notoriety in the late 70’s as the DJ that single handed turned a whole generation of punks onto reggae. It was whilst as a DJ at the first punk club ‘The Roxy’ in 1977, that made his first film ‘The Punk Rock Movie’ w/ Sex Pistols, The Clash and many others. This led to a period directing over 300 music videos for an diverse mix of artists ranging from Public Image to Bob Marley.
He then moved into documentary work making films on the likes of Gil Scot-Heron, The Jam, Sun Ra, The Clash and George Clinton. His most recent documentary was for Sir Paul McCartney’s ‘New’ project. Feature films include the legendary Jamaican movie 1997’s ‘Dancehall Queen’.
Along with his autobiography ‘Culture Clash: Dread Meets Punk Rockers’ released in 2007 Don was also the subject of the documentary film ‘Supersonic Sound: The Rebel Dread’ in 2010.
He currently presents a weekly radio show on BBC 6 Music called ‘Culture Clash Radio’ and still DJ’s nationally and internationally.
We made it – finally made it to 10 years and we’re still here to tell the tale and on Saturday 1st June 2019 we want to share our big old birthday with you. Tickets at www.book.events/mlst
Kicking things off at 8pm and taking the party through until 1am, Shbaz, Foghorn, Chizzie Rascal and the Disco Ninja will be playing all the bangers taken from our favorite moments over the years.
£3 advance tickets or £5 on the door will see you into what will be a 5-hour stint of funky musical madness. Giveaways, smiles, funk, house, disco, soul, sexy jazz and everything either side await all that come and party with us.