Return to the glory days of jazz funk and soul with real dance music legends for a soulsational evening of non-stop, live dancefloor anthems including You to Me Are Everything, Can You Feel The Force, and Night Birds.
The Real Thing’s original frontmen, Chris Amoo and Dave Smith, revive the glory days of the 70s and 80s performing Can’t Get By Without You, You’ll Never Know What You’re Missing, Whenever You Want My Love, and Children of the Ghetto.
Joining the line-up is British crossover soul, jazz, funk, and pop outfit, Shakatak. Formed in London in 1980, Shakatak are a sophisticated ensemble who have enjoyed a long career, with a sound steeped in contemporary soul, jazz and R&B. They enjoyed massive UK chart successes, featuring both instrumental and vocal productions, including Night Birds, Down On The Street and Easier Said Than Done.
The Real Thing: “. . . these guys are pure class, and really hold up their songs vocally, even after all these years” Clair Woodward, SUNDAY EXPRESS
Shakatak: . . .“This music still glows as brightly as that first hearing…Shakatak aren’t just a band, they were the soundtrack to our lives” RONNIE SCOTT’S House Magazine (UK)