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.
Wed 24th RAMON GOOSE
Ramon Goose is an English blues guitarist, singer and producer and contemporary country blues artist, who is known for his work with The West African Blues Project and the hip hop blues band NuBlues, his mastery of the slide guitar, and for producing other American blues artists' albums. As a solo artist he has toured across Europe and released several albums.
Fri 26th DEAD SEA SKULLS
The Dead Sea Skulls are a Birmingham based Punk/Garage Trio. Raw Energy, Passion & Showmanship are all amplified by their big riffs and memorable melodies are what makes this band a formidible force live or playing through your speakers. Unleashing a lean, scuzzy line in rock ‘n’ roll thunder, Dead Sea Skulls rarely fuck about on ‘Fortune Favours The Brave’ - Rocksound Magazine
Fri 3rd SWAMPCANDY
Swamp Candy is a U.S Blues Duo that takes over the stage with the same raw energy and strength as any full piece Blues band. Their Aggressive Stomping- Mississippi-Blues and cross-genre sets create an eclectic mix of honestly crafted songs that will take you on a journey of raw emotion and refined sensation. Check out their website and listen to their songs and see the videos, you won’t be disappointed!
Wednesday 8th – UNDERGROUND FESTIVAL BATTLE OF THE BANDS
Café Rene has teamed up with the Gloucester Guildhall to the Underground Festival 2015 Battle of the Bands. The winner will get a set at a prime time during the Underground Festival. We can’t wait to see the talent that’s on offer
Fri 10th VICTORIA KLEWIN AND THE TRUE TONES
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.
Wed 15th THE SONS OF WARREN JAMES
Straight from the forest paying homage to a legend, who fought for the rights of miners years ago. The Sons of Warren James play high energy multi-instrument Folk music. They have a strong and dedicated following in Gloucester and always fill the venue with a jovial crowd of live music lovers.
Fri 17th WAITING FOR KATE
Waiting for Kate weren’t born, rather they emerged in 2009, kicking and screaming from the remains of Cheltenham’s finest SKA band, SKANKT. Adding a big beat, funky alternative edge to their SKA back bone, Wating for Kate have since been dubbed ‘the party band’ by Venue Magazine
Wed 22nd VAPOR
Mark Venus music presents Onika Patterson and Mark Venus of Vapor performing the very best of Acoustic Soul & Reggae with just a hint of Country. Combining the best of Acoustic Roots with Roots Reggae and Soul, they create a unique and authentic sound.
Wed 24th - TBC
Fri 31st THE SOUL STRUTTERS
The Strutters play an eclectic mix of Rare Groove gems, Dirty Funk, Rock, Motown Soul classics and all things in-between. Putting their own flavour on classics that everyone loves and the ones that got forgotten. They never fail to get the most diverse crowds partying.
LOCAL BAND 'YOURS' RECORDED THE VIDEO FOR THEIR FIRST SINGLE 'WANTED' HERE @ THE CAFE RENE.
COURTESY OF LIVE @ GLOUCESTER STUDIOS JOE BANYARD