Jamie Finlay: Sun Dogs Album Launch (Full Live Band) + Kemani Anderson

  • Friday | 26.07.24
  • 7.30pm
  • Deaf Institute
  • £10 Advance / £...

Jamie Finlay returns with his debut LP, “Sun Dogs,” recorded between 2021 and 2023, featuring collaborations with various talented musicians. Jamie is set to perform live with a 7-piece band, including many album collaborators, at the Deaf Institute for the album’s release party.
Jamie Finlay, an award-winning songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and producer based in Manchester, has a rich history of fusing genres such as soul, jazz, broken beat, funk, spoken-word, deep house, and hip hop in his early releases. His music has received critical acclaim, sold-out shows at London’s Jazz Café, and support from renowned artists and DJs like Gilles Peterson and Mr. Scruff. 
Support will come from Kemani Anderson in a rare solo outing. Kemani is a 23 year old singer from Manchester. Co-founder, lead vocalist and songwriter of the band Secret Night Gang. He is influenced by an array of genres including jazz, funk, soul, R&B, hip hop and gospel, and by artists such as Donny Hathaway, Al Jarreau, Chaka Khan, Bilal and Prince.

The Live band consists of:
Jamie Finlay – Vocals, Bass Guitar, Percussion
Ellen Beth Abdi – Vocals & Flute
Caitlin LM – Vocals & Saxophones
Kemani Anderson – Vocals & Percussion
Matt Steele – Keyboards
Erroll Rollins – Drums & Percussion
Aaron Wood – Trumpet & Saxophone

Artists on stage: 8.00pm
Curfew: 11.00pm
Stage: Deaf Institute