Hot 8 Brass Band on Sunday 17th February 2019
Hot 8 Brass Band have epitomised New Orleans street music for two decades, infusing their performances with the funk and energy that makes their music loved around the world. As premier purveyors of roof raising, jazz infused, funk and hip hop fuelled marching band music, Hot 8 Brass Band can be found at the heart of a current fever for all things brass.
Highlighted by their Grammy Award nomination for their striking second album, ‘The Life & Times Of… The Hot 8 Brass Band’, Hot 8 have received immense accolades from local, national, and international media outlets.
“A triumphant return to the studio, brimming with raucous, sharp-edged attitude' - 4 STARS - THE OBSERVER
'Loose-limbed, hard-hitting... rhythms shimmy like a savvy street dancer and the horns play tight harmonies that glow like strong sunshine.” – THE WALL STREET JOURNAL
“An ode to heroes and contemporaries alike from their storied 20-plus year career” – BILLBOARD
“The funkiest exponents of the New Orleans Mardi Gras tradition... the audience seemed to be in rapture.'- THE TIMES
'Gives you a natural high that no drug could ever replicate.' – POPMATTERS
Music Genres: Funk, Hip Hop, Soul
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