P*Starr + Khoda + special guests

  • Thursday | 03.03.11
  • 7.30pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester
  • £10 General...

Manchester-based funksters P*STARR are back at their favourite venue playing tracks from their new album “EARTHFUNK”, as well as first album “NECK ‘N’ NECK”, and a few surprises sure to please all P*STARR fans out there. “EARTHFUNK” is an eclectic mix of funk, rock and soul…ten brand new original tracks from one of the Northwest’s best funk/fusion outfits.

Based in and around Manchester, P*STARR are….

Adey McDermott – vocals/percussion, Anthony Nicholl – guitars/vocals, Mick Kiernan – guitars/vocals, Neil ‘Nelly’ Schofield – bass/vocals.

Fresh from recent warm-ups gigs in the North-west, P*STARR are accompanied by Dave Ellis on keyboards,  Brian Hargreaves on drums/percussion, and Shabhaz ‘Billa’ Hussain on tabla/chants. 

P*STARR will be joined by local psychedelic funk/rock outfit “KHODA”. Started around 2006, Khoda cite influences as diverse as Fishbone, Parlament-Funkadelic, Weapon Of Choice, Sly & the family Stone, Mr Bungle, The Roots, Stevie Wonder, Living Colour & many many more.

Based in Bury, KHODA are comprised of…Chris Maher – Lead Vocals, Wesley James – Guitars, Dean P Nutt – Bass, Mel Diablo – Drums, Jaki Chapman – Sax & Keys, Cassie M Brooks – Vocals. Khoda are busy making their mark on the music scene with their own brand of rocking Nu-Funk, Soul-Hop grooves.

In addition, P*STARR and KHODA will be joined by local singer/songwriters Martin “Sam” Poole and Sarah Dickson.

This event will begin at 8pm but our Picturehouse Cafe Bar will be open from 5.30pm for delicious food and drinks. Special Offer! Book your meal in advance and get free ‘lucky dip’ tickets for a future concert – click here now for details