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Miss Kiddy & The Cads Perform At Underbelly Festival


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Miss Kiddy And The Cads are a glam 1940s swing band who gives the chart hits of the last three decades a vintage makeover with swinging beats and toe-tapping finesse.  From Bowie to Beyonce it’s a wholly immersive experience that combines the influence of jazz, cabaret, comedy and vintage, along with show-stopping vocals, authentic costumes, and an unquestionably talented tap dancer.

Launched in 2016 to a full capacity crowd at The Pheasantry Jazz Club, London, they’ve made waves on the scene since, with sold-out shows at Pizza Express Soho, Upstairs at the Gatehouse Theatre and Crazy Coq’s at Zedel’s as well as bringing some vintage sparkle to Camp Bestival, Strode Park, Whitstable Oyster Festival and Bestival. This year, they look forward to a busy summer season featuring a one night only show at Underbelly Festival on London’s Southbank. They will perform in the stunning and utterly authentic Spiegeltent on Friday 3rd August at 9.15pm and tickets are on sale now.

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TOUR DATES

7th July, Ilford Arts Festival, Bath
15th July, Henley Festival, Henley-on-Thames
27th July, Camp Bestival, Lulworth Castle, Dorset
3rd Aug, Underbelly Festival, Southbank, London
7th Sept, Goodwood Revival, Chichester, West Sussex

Media enquiries: Lynn Carratt: lynn@lynncarratt.com / 07967455454

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Annual Christmas Knees Up at The North Pole, Greenwich


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Date: 22nd December 2016 | Band On: 8.30-10.30pm DJ till late| Free Entry.

A selection of the UK’s finest musicians join forces for the eighteenth year and will undoubtedly present the highlight to your pre-festive fun. From humble beginnings in 90s Greenwich this group of musicians have gone on to entertain tens of thousands of international fans on some of the worlds most popular stages.

Those in the know, will be well aware of Stephen Large’s unique keyboard antics. Renowned for his crazy performances In his own outfit with Andrea Britton; Lord Large (Acid Jazz), he has been at the helm of some of the UKs favourite artists, such as; Paloma Faith, Quantic, Squeeze, Rebecca Ferguson, Duffy, Babyshambles, Caro Emerald, Paul Heaton, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas to mention only a few.

Joining Stephen on stage will be; Tom Mann on drums (Noisettes), Andrea Britton on vox, who has shared the stage with the likes of The Foundations, Amy Winehouse, Linda Lewis, Roisin Murphy, Kylie and Kelly Rowland. Also, David Temple on Sax (Amy Winehouse, Caro Emerald, Martha Reeves, Lord Large), Niall Oates (Ronnie Scotts Rejects, Liberations) and Ben Cummings (Jamie Cullum, Imelda May, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Jimmy James and the Vagabonds, Ali Campbell, Snowboy, Caro Emerald).

Expect special guests and a whole load of funky festive tunes to celebrate the beginning of Christmas 2016 and if you play, bring your talent!

More information: Website Facebook Event Page| t: 0208 853 3020

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Event: Club Peel present @BigBossManMusic aboard @MVRoyalty 14.08.15


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STOP THE FUNKIN’ PRESS!

CLUB PEEL present a rare and seriously funky night on The Thames aboard MV Royalty with a very special live performance from BIG BOSS MAN.

Hosts, Absolute Party Cruises yet again demonstrate a gratifying break from the norm upon The River Thames what can only be described as a real treat for the London party boat scene. DJs Dave and Lee Grimshaw (last seen on the river at Wayne Hemmingway’s Vintage Festival) spin the finest in Funk, Soul, Northern Soul, Hammond Grooves, Boogaloo, Bongo Breaks, and Acid Jazz from the 60s onwards and Big Boss Man will be performing a special live performance.

blow up recordsEVENT DETAILS: Friday 14th of August 2015

Boat Leaves Festival Pier 8pm SHARP. Returns 11.45pm
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“I’ve been a big fan of Big Boss Man for many years. Big Boss Man. Aardvark. Double Groovy!” CRAIG CHARLES
★★★★ BLUES & SOUL
★★★★ SHINDIG!
★★★★★ MONKEY BOXING
Excellent” MARK LAMARR, RADIO 2
WHO ARE BIG BOSS MAN?

If you’re a fan of a hip hammond with flavours of 60’s and 70’s drenched R’n’B, Funk, Latin, Jazz, Soul and Pop (and you haven’t been hiding under your scooter for the last 1o years) then you will be more than aware of these guys. Now on their fourth album release (not counting their numerous compilations such as; Soulshaker, Blow Up Series) their collective mighty talents were uncovered when the album ‘Humanize‘ (Blow Up 2001) went on to be used exclusively as the soundtrack for the 2002 BAFTA nominated short film ‘Sweet’ featuring The Mighty Boosh.

‘Party 7’ from Humanize was also featured in the Thierry Henry and Eric Cantona Nike World Cup worldwide advert in 2006 and was subsequently released as a limited single. Their 2005 follow up ‘Winner‘ (Blow Up) was produced by the band and Morgan Nicholls (The Streets / Muse / Gorillaz).

Their remix of Paul Weller’s (The Bottle) put them firmly on the map and their dancefloor favourite ‘Sea Groove‘ was used by the Red Cross for a nationwide campaign in the USA. The original 7″ version of Sea Groove is now valued at and being sold for £25 in the official Record Collector guide – although you’d be hard pushed to find one!

See more on the band here: Big Boss Man Twitter | Big Boss Man Facebook | Big Boss Man Web

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“A great track” (Theme from Last Man)
HUEY MORGAN, BBC RADIO 2
“The whole album’s absolutely brilliant”
CERYS MATTHEWS, BBC 6 MUSIC

“Classic Psych Funk” NEMONE, BBC 6 MUSIC
“Maybe the coolest record we’ve ever heard from this mod British combo. The look and feel of the best jazzy soundtracks of the 60s with a feel that’s somewhere in the best territory of Roy Budd during his Get Carter years!” DUSTY GROOVE
“Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames at the Flamingo revisited”
MONKEY PICKS

“Effortlessly hip” ★★★★ ECHOES
“The Sgt Pepper of boogaloo” MUSIC
★★★★, SONIC
★★★★ HI-FI CHOICE
★★★★★ DRUMMER MAGAZINE
★★★★ RECORD COLLECTOR

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