NOT TO BE MISSED // OLLIE TREVERS // CALICO JACK // THE LATIN FORMULA LIVE AT ACKLAM VILLAGE MARKET
With an abundance of amazing artists and awesome shows coming up in the calendar, we’ve carefully handpicked one of our stand-out events which we’re particularly looking forward to!
If you haven’t heard of these artists, then check them out below and make sure you get to see them live up close and personal!
Classic rock meets singer songwriter, Orpheus reborn and reformed, with no one musician quite similar enough to. Ollie Trevers has been preforming longer than hes been shaving, and now with his band, in a solo project, he is exploring the depths of his own individual sound. With influences like Queen, Jeff Buckley, The Clash, Ella Fitzgerald and Edith Piaf the new sound Ollie is making will take your breath away, with there EP being played at every gig coming up to the imminent release date.
Calico Jack are an explosive funk-pop trio from London. With a focus on groovy rhythms and catchy melodies, they play a danceable and accessible brand of funk, drawing on influences as diverse as Nile Rodgers & Chic, Parliament-Funkadelic, James Brown & the Red Hot Chili Peppers. They have built up a cult following in London and are known for energetic and unique live performances. Check out their latest release 'Jeeves of the Jungle' on Spotify and all other streaming platforms.
Calico Jack have sold hundreds of tickets at legendary London venues like Dingwalls, Camden Assembly and the Garage, as well as tours spanning from Birmingham to Scotland and back.
THE LATIN FORMULA… Three Simple Words. “The Latin Formula” are a Latin band based in London and Brighton-UK formed by 3 talented and experienced professional musicians from the Caribbean Sea with more than 20 years performing in different countries, such as: Venezuela, Cuba, Spain and The United Kingdom who joined this band 4 years ago: Mr. Kico Cowan (Cuba) on Saxophone, Flute and Vocals, Mr. Adonis Banderas (Cuba) on Cuban Multi-Percussion Set and Vocals, and Mr. Michael Slim (Venezuela) Singing Guitarist, Front-man and Vocals. Regular special guests Mr Ahmed Maki (Irak) on Minor Percussion, Mr Jomy Jormet (Turkey) on Hybrid Drums and Mr Pedro Medina (Cuba) on Lead Guitar and Vocals.
They do Very Popular USA/UK Songs performed in Latin Style. This is a nice selection of most well-known hits by some of the greatest musicians from the 50's, 60's, 70's and 80's such as Ray Charles, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Sting, Bob Dylan, BB King, Little Richard, Michael Jackson, Carl Perkins, Bill Haley and some more modern tunes such as "Wonderwall", "Losing my Religion", "My Heart is in Havana", "Shape of you" and "I like it like that" among some of their original tunes. Besides that, they also do Cuban Music including “Buena Vista Social Club” Cuban Orchestra's Greatest Hits, such as "Chan Chan", "El cuarto de Tula", "El Carretero" and many others. But it is not only "Buena Vista". They also perform The Greatest Cuban Masters such as "Benny Moré", "Celia Cruz", "Ibrahim Ferrer", "Miguel Matamoros", "Eleades Ochoa", "Omara Portuondo", "María Teresa Vera", "Joseíto Fernández", "Septeto Nacional" and "Willie Chirinos" among others...
Their versatile repertoire can be adapted to different types of specific occasions according to the type of event. So that, they can play dining level soft music meanwhile customers are having dinner in a relaxing restaurant or having some drinks in a hotel bar. On the other hand, they can also perform their Catchy Latin Music for everyone to dance while providing a lot of fun and entertainment based on an upbeat live show with a lot of nice interaction with the audience giving the crowd an opportunity to take nice memories back home. Experience says that they repeat wherever they play for the first time.
So save the date, add it to your calendar, pin it on your notice board as you won’t want to miss this one.
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