From £22.00 plus booking fee
The world’s greatest party starters come to the UK for some epic shows including their biggest ever headline show!
Hot 8 are an incredible, raw and funky brass band, straight from the streets of New Orleans. Famous for their boundless energy, you can’t help but raise a smile and tap your foot when in the presence of this infectious band. If you love Jazz, Funk, Hip-Hop as well as the powers of a brass, well, The Hot 8 is what you need.
First formed by Bennie Pete, Jerome Jones, and Harry Cook in 1995, Hot 8 have performed and collaborated with a wide range of artists, from Lauryn Hill and Alice Russell to Mos Def to the Blind Boys of Alabama.
They released their first studio album ‘Rock with The Hot 8′ in 2007 after getting signed by Tru Thoughts Records and were nominated for a Grammy in 2013 for their second album ‘The Life and Times Of…’.
Hot 8 Brass Band have always believed in contributing to their culture by playing in traditional Second Line parades, expressions of freedom and community through music and interaction. They have earned a great reputation on the streets, with seemingly boundless work ethic and energy: Hot 8 have been known to pack in nine shows in a single day!
Simply unmissable – get your tickets before it’s too late and we’ll see you on the dance floor for a boogie like no other! You’re about to dance with your feet and with your heart.
‘Stretching out The Specials skanking rhythms into a New Orleans flavoured party’ – CLASH MAG
‘Absolutely crucial’ – CRAIG CHARLES, BBC 6 MUSIC
Don Letts (6 Music)