Renegade Brass Band + DJ Agent J (In the Loop/Groovement)

  • Sunday | 01.05.16
  • 8.00pm
  • Band on the Wall, Manchester

Combining 8 horns with 2 percussionists, scratch DJ and live MC, Renegade Brass Band mix funk, hip-hop and jazz with a raw brass sound and high-energy live show. RBB have already established a big live reputation as a headline act, and have played packed-out shows at venues around the UK and Europe, and in the last year, they have supported acts including De La Soul, Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, The Cat Empire, The Apples, Quantic, Craig Charles and many more.

A hit with festival crowds across Europe, the band have played at festivals including Secret Garden Party, Sea Sessions Ireland, Tramlines, Kendal Calling, and several times at Soundwave Croatia, warming up for artists such as hip-hop and cut-up legends DJ Shadow and DJ Yoda.The band released their debut album, ͚RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass͛ in August 2014, which saw them develop their hard-edged brass sound, and followed it up with their 2015 ͚RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass (Remixed), featuring collaborations with artists such as Hugo Kant, Colman Brothers and Tall Black Guy.In October, they did a live session for BBC6 Music͛s Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, and had airplay from BBC6 Music, BBC Radio 2 and Radio 1.