Sunday 16th June 2019
The Big Smoke Family.
The only London band dedicated to New Orleans funk are back at Ronnie's with their trademark street beats and driving horns. Join us for a night of dirty grooves and sounds of the Crescent City with over 4 hours of live music!
Book your tickets here for 28th April:
Book your tickets here for 16th June:
£8 in advance or £10 cash on the door.
Music from 7pm to 11:30pm
Please note seating is not guaranteed
The Big Smoke Family are purveyors of voodoo funk - a unique mix of punchy horns, heavy street beats, chants, samples and scratching. Following in the footsteps of modern funk bands such as Galactic and Trombone Shorty, and drawing inspiration from Mardi Gras Indians, James Brown, The New Mastersounds, The Herbaliser and Eddie Bo.
The BSF are electrifying performers with credits that include Dr. John, Maceo Parker, Zigaboo, Ernest Ranglin, Seal and Tom Jones. They can regularly be seen playing sell out gigs at Ronnie Scott’s, The Hootannay, Pizza Express, Bussey Building and many more and have played memorable festivals dates at Bestival, Secret Garden Party and the London Jazz Festival to name a few.
“A great modern take on the Mardi Gras Indian theme” - Galactic
“Nola-tastic” - The New Mastersounds
“Always brilliant” - Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club
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