The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club returns to The Wardrobe Leeds to satisfy your funk cravings with a full live set by rare groove and acid jazz pioneers Push – one of the hottest band out there! Plus presenter, DJ, actor and funkster Craig Charles manning the decks ’till 3am with the planet’s funkiest tunes.
Push are by far one of the best live funk outfits currently performing (check out the glorious video of them performing with Seal on this page! Emerging from the Rare Groove and Acid Jazz scenes of the late 80s alongside Brand New Heavies, Young Disciples and Soul II Soul, they have been hugely in demand ever since. With keyboard player (the mighty Mick Talbot of Style Council fame ) they are Candi Staton‘s European touring band. One of the most revered bands at Giles Peterson‘s legendary Talking Loud & Saying Something sessions at Dingwalls, and have backedMarlena Shaw for the last 7 years on her visits to the UK. Other artists they’ve worked with include Martha Reeves and The Vandellas, Kim Weston, and N’Dambi. Between them they’ve collaborated with everyone from James Taylor Quartet, Galliano, Seal and Paul Weller to Weather Prophets, Soul II Soul, The Funk Brothers, Carleen Anderson and Dizzee Rascal. See you on the dancefloor for some seriously funky moves to one on the best live bands out there
This event will begin at 9pm but The Wardrobe Cafe Bar upstairs is open for delicious food and drink much earlier.