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. 

            JANUARY

Wed 21st JANUARY – MIKE PARKER

https://www.facebook.com/MikeParkerMusic?fref=ts

Trad blues, folk, Americana and acoustic rock come together skilfully in the repertoire of singer/songwriter Mike Parker. So, if you’re a fan of strong musicianship, meticulous yet free guitar picking and have a love of steel guitars then you will not be disappointed. Mikes distinctive technique presents a truly original delivery of classics alongside a classic delivery of originals.

9pm free entry

Fri 23RD JANUARY – THE GOING GOODS

The Going Goods flow with a catchiness that will have their tunes looping inside your head. Add to this an infectious feel good factor that comes with their live performances. The band has been touring extensively since the release of follow up EP, Sunshine Mantra. Championed by Beans on Toast, they have supported Gentleman’s Dub Club, The Stranglers and The Boomtown Rats to name just a few.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 28th JANUARY – ADAM SWEET

http://www.adamsweetmusic.com/

Adam Sweet is an exceptional talent. Whether it’s an electric or acoustic guitar in his hands it makes no difference, the quality and originality shines through. Combine this wonderful talent with his dedication and humble approach to life and you have a performer with honesty and integrity. Adam has an amazing future ahead of him as a songwriter, singer and performer.

9pm free entry

Fri 30th JANUARY - CANTALOOP

http://www.cantaloop.net/

Cantaloop is a Midlands-based funk pop group that has already performed across Europe at such well-known festivals as Glastonbury and the Montreaux Jazz Festival. The group mixes a perfect blend of funk, soul, hip hop and R&B to create their own inimitable sound that has won them fans throughout the UK and further afield.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

 

FEBRUARY

 

Wed 4TH FEBRUARY – TBC

9pm free entry

Fri 6TH JANUARY – NEWRISING

http://www.newrising.co.uk/

Drawing influence from a massive musical spectrum, Newrising combine elements of funk, roots, urban soul, reggae, blues, rock and Latin. A distinctive sense of musical character resides throughout their infectious, danceable, well-sculpted songs. Newrising's strong instrumental ability is intertwined with hypnotic three part harmony to produce an uplifting, organic sound.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 11th FEBRUARY – GLOUCESTER ACOUSTIC SHOWCASE

We are re-launching our monthly acoustic showcase night fresh for 2015. In February: The Do-ables, Polly Pitts and Luke Philbrick will be playing. We will be choosing the acts that play each month. To get involved ask at the bar or email: info@caferene.com

9pm free entry

Fri 13th FEBRUARY – THE WORRIED MEN

http://www.theworriedmen.com/

Blues Rock at it’s finest. Jamie has been entertaining audiences 30 years with his bold, unique and expressive guitar playing, alongside the likes of ROBERT CRAY, PETER GREEN, JEFFERSON STARSHIP, JOHNNY WINTER et al.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 18th FEBRUARY – TR CLEMMETT

https://terryclemmett.wordpress.com/

Terry Clemmett writes amazing songs evoking images of tainted lives from the underbelly of society. A mesmerizing blend of alternative acoustic urban street music. Backed by a band of talented musicians that extend on the emotion of each song, combined TR Clemmett is more than just a live band but an insight to urban trials and tribulations.

9pm free entry

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

 

 

 

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

COURTESY OF LIVE @ GLOUCESTER STUDIOS JOE BANYARD