Friday 2nd December
BLOW UP CHRISTMAS PARTY at Ginglik, London W12 (Map)
THE BONGOLIAN + THEE FACTION + PETE KOSANOVICH LIVE
PAUL TUNKIN + IAN JACKSON RESIDENT DJs
The 2nd of Blow Up's new monthly West London residency at Ginglik in Shepherd’s Bush, and just in time for Christmas! Always guaranteed to get the party going is BIG BOSS MAN's Nasser Bouzida aka THE BONGOLIAN & his band, with support from THEE FACTION and PETE KOSANOVICH.
Plus of course Blow Up DJs Paul Tunkin & Ian Jackson spinning their trademark mix of Pop Stylism, 60's Soul, Beat, Garage, Funk, Ska, Soundtracks, Electronica, Library Music colliding with British Pop, Glam, Indie-Pop and New-Wave. ....A celebration from the other side of Pop where the Kinks, Bowie, Blur share the dancefloor with current newcomers Pete & The Pirates, British Sea Power and Metronomy, all alongside Swinging Soundtracks & TV Themes (The Italian Job to Barbarella), 60s Exotica & Electronica (Jean-Jacques Perry), 60s Club Soul (Motown, Stax etc.), Northern Soul, Beat, Mod Jazz, French Pop (Jacques Dutronc, Bridget Bardot) and New Wave (XTC, Wire).
THE BONGOLIAN will be playing tracks from his eagerly-awaited 4th album 'Bongos For Beatniks' released this May - a wildly eclectic rare groove fusion of Funk Soul Hammond Beat Jazz and a Sci-Fi Boogaloo. Fresh from his BBC 6 Music Session for The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show on Saturday 25th November:
Mightily funky. Part mod, part Sergio Mendes, very swingin TIME OUT
THEE FACTION: Blistering, visceral socialist R&B with an explicit political agenda...
more: Blow Up Blog
Map • Tube/Rail: Shepherd's Bush / Shepherd's Bush Market
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