LIVE MUSIC @ CAFE RENE

TWICE A WEEK WE HAVE LIVE MUSIC FROM SOME OF THE GREATEST LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL BANDS. FROM REGGAE TO FUNK, BLUES TO ROCK, HIP HOP TO SOUL, WE HAVE AN ECLECTIC AND DIVERSE RANGE OF BANDS THAT PLAY HERE. 

FEBRUARY

Fri 20th FEBRUARY – SOLID GONE

SG have been on the Gloucester scene for a while now and they continue to grow stronger with every live performance. Original skiffle blues blend featuring powerful vocals, dirty delta blues guitar, wailing harmonica, thumping double bass and an irresistible beat! The King of Blues Damon-T will also be making an appearance on stage with them as well.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 25th FEBRUARY – JESSICA RHODES

https://www.facebook.com/JessicaRhodesMusic

Jessica and the Rhodes cousins is an incredibly powerful Soul band. Jessica’s voice over Funk based rhythms and Guitars makes for a very moving show from the heart to the feet to the floor. Guaranteed to get everyone dancing! They are currently in the process of recording a JessicaRhodes Debut Album under the guidance of Producer; Matt Butler, set to be released early next year.

9pm free entry

Fri 27th FEBRUARY – USHTI BABA

http://ushti-baba.bandcamp.com/releases

Ushti Baba don’t hold back when it comes to a live show, Banging out stomping Balkan beats, heart wrenching Celtic melodies to live Jungle/DnB/Dupstep beatbox. Gypsy Jungle Turbo Folkstep, raucous foot stomping good times!

Well known and received all over the UK music and festivals scene, we are very excited for their Cafe Rene debut.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

 

MARCH

 

Wed 4TH RICH MCMAHON

http://www.richmcmahon.com/

Rich McMahon has gained a reputation as a writer of contemporary folk songs and as a performer who actively engages with his audience. He seamlessly blends his own compositions with folk standards and songs by a diverse array of artists.

A combination of old-fashioned showmanship and a vast repertoire of self-penned material, Irish folk songs and classic covers.

9pm free entry

Fri 6TH – VICTORIA KLEWIN & THE TRUE TONES

http://www.vk-tt.com/

Bridging the gap between old and new with effortless sophistication and style, VICTORIA KLEWIN & THE TRUETONES Play a heavy blend of vocally-driven blues, jazz and soul with both sparkling originals and restyled standards, this authentic outfit are winning hearts wherever they go...bringing back a slice of the golden age.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 11th GLOUCESTER ACOUSTIC SHOWCASE

The Gloucester Acoustic Showcase is the night for people who to get out and perform to people and share there music. 3 acts are booked for each month but there is space for people to turn up and play. To get involved ask at the bar or email:

info@caferene.com

9pm free entry

Fri 13th KING SOLOMON

http://kingsolomonband.co.uk/

Gloucesters heavy-weight Reggae collective KING SOLOMON, are bringing their captivating new sound to Cafe Rene King Solomon. Stay true to Reggae tradition, while bringing together a unique blend of Blues, Jazz and Punk.

A night not to miss.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 18th IAN LUTHER

http://www.ianluther.co.uk/

Genre defying, attention grabbing and impossible to ignore. Combining great song writing with a tight and highly visual performance, his set ranges from emotionally charged acoustic compositions to grab-'em-by-the-balls rock via flamenco-esque melodies.

9pm free entry

Fri 20th CAPTAIN ACCIDENT AND THE DISASTERS

http://www.captainaccident.com/

Captain Accident and the disasters bring a fresh Reggae SKA sound jammed with some super sweet vocal harmonies spread over the top of laid back bass riffs and reverb-drenched guitars, which sound like sunshine pouring out of your speakers.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 25th BIG JOE BONE

www.bigjoebone.com

"Big Joe Bone" (A.K.A. Danny Wilson) plays what he calls "Blues-Grass" music.....a mix of Delta Blues, Bluegrass, Oldtime, Gospel and Hillbilly music utilizing his raspy vocals, hard driving harmonica rhythms, sublime bottleneck slide guitar playing and lightning finger-picking skills on 5 string banjos.....all held together by a very heavy stomping boot!

9pm free entry

Fri 27th THE JPS

https://www.facebook.com/jpstrio

The J.P's are a dynamic group who aim to please, playing a wide variety of popular tunes you wouldn't usually expect to hear in a blues/rock/soul setting, think Jimi Hendrix playing Michael Jackson and you've got the right idea. Guaranteed to keep you Dancing.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

 

 

 

 

 

LOCAL BAND 'YOURS' RECORDED THE VIDEO FOR THEIR FIRST SINGLE 'WANTED' HERE @ THE CAFE RENE.

COURTESY OF LIVE @ GLOUCESTER STUDIOS JOE BANYARD