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

 

Fri 1st JANUARY– SPREAD THE LOVE

Spread the Love the home of Sophisticated Sounds for Discerning Ears. The best in Soulful, Vocal and Funky House Music. If you love your house music with a soulful, vocal and funkier edge to it, then Spread the Love is just for you.

9pm

Wed 6TH JANUARY – LEWIS CREAVEN BAND

http://www.thelewiscreavenband.co.uk/

Formed in Bristol with some of the best musical talent around, the Lewis Creaven band have gained a Reputation as one of the hardest working bands on the scene, thanks to their non-stop gigging schedule and widespread popularity. Blues Rock as it’s finest!

9pm free entry

Fri 8TH JANUARY – BEWELIAN

http://www.bewelian.co.uk/

Taking British traditional songs and tunes as the core then mixing in the many styles that influenced the band members in their misspent youths, from Rock to Jazz to Ska, Bewelian are a foot stomping, arm waving, dancing like you just don't care celebration of life and Folk in the 21st Century.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 13th JANUARY – TBC

Fri 15th JANUARY – THE WORRIED MEN

http://www.theworriedmen.com/

It’s no surprise to learn that Jamie Thyer’s loyal audience is still growing. When an artist has survived the music industry's whimsical fortunes merely by being themselves, Jamie has entertained audiences for some 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 20TH 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 22nd JANUARY – SOUL STRUTTERS

https://www.facebook.com/soulstruttersuk/

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. They have become a firm favourite here at Cafe Rene loved by our customers and staff.name just a few.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 27TH JANUARY – BEN CIPOLLA

http://www.bencipolla.com/

Ben Cipolla is a young, singer-songwriter from Wiltshire. He began as a 14 year old busker, and has performed his own music ever since. He was spotted busking in 2012 by Radio 2 presenter Clare Teal, who says he is writing ‘terrific songs’. Ben has also formed an eight-piece band The Ben Cipolla Band and they were voted 'Best Newcomer Of The Year' by the Marlborough Jazz Festival 2014.

9pm free entry

Fri 29th JANUARY – CAJUN AND ZYDECO FESTIVAL – ACT TBC

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

 

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WED 3RD FEBRUARY– SAM DOWDEN

www.samdowdenmusic.com

Sam Dowden thrills audiences with his stunning guitar skills and

melodic pop songs combining a percussive strumming style with his gentle but powerful voice. Live performances see Sam calmly walk the line between intricate guitar play and melodic pop in a way few can manage whilst also giving his own spin on classic tune such as 'Superstition,' 'Staying Alive' and 'How Deep is Your Love'

9pm – FREE ENTRY

FRI 5TH FEBRUARY – GLAS

www.glasband.co.uk

To capture the vibe and feel of classic blues, rock and roll, country, and R+B in a modern and contemporary way is no mean feat. Step forward GLAS, a three-piece band from S Wales. GLAS are about to explode onto the blues and Rock ‘N' Roll scene with their upcoming new album ‘From The Blues To Your Shoes’.

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

WED 10TH FEBRUARY - DAMON T + LUKE P

Luke Philbrick (Solid Gone) and Damon T come together for a special gig of pure Blues music. With there Jam-style live performance they are two musicians that get completely immersed in the music and deliver a stage show that is as captivating as it is entertaining.

9pm – FREE ENTRY

FRI 12TH FEBRUARY – LAST EDITION

https://www.facebook.com/lasteditionuk/

Last Edition have upheld and promoted the same, simple message – ‘whatever you’ve been up to, however you feel, put on your dancing shoes and leave your worries at the door’. Dubbed Leicester’s very own “Ska Punk Party Brigade”, they manage to find new fans and make new friends wherever they go; spreading the good vibes, catchy riffs & “sax-infused stomps” -Kerrang!

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

WED 17TH FEBRUARY – THE SADDOS

A 4 piece band on a mission to revive the music of ‘The Shadows”. They may be new on the live music circuit but they are quickly building up a strong audience with their authentic sound.

9pm – FREE ENTRY

FRI 19TH FEBRAURY – THE MIKE HODDINOTT BLUES ALLSTARS

https://www.facebook.com/TheMikeHoddinottBluesAllstars

After over a decade of touring the UK , Europe and USA with the likes of Eddie Martin , Innes Sibun and American artists such as Johnny Adams , Larry Garner and Many others, Mike Hoddinott decided to use some of the great players he had worked with over the years and form his own band. With too many bands and projects to mention true Blues fans will know exactly what this band is about.

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

WED 20TH FEBRUARY – GREGORY S DAVIES

https://www.facebook.com/GregorySDavies/

The Gregory S. Davies Band combines blues and folk dance-floor numbers with laid-back jazz and country balladry. It has received airplay from both BBC Radio 2's Dermot O'Leary Show and Radio Wales's Adam Walton Show for the ballad Power-Cut.

9pm – FREE ENTRY

FRI 22ND FEBRUARY – JOHNNY KOWALSKI AND THE SEXY WEIRDOS

http://www.sexyweirdos.co.uk/

One of the most fun bands we have had play here, Johnny Kowalski and his Sexy Weirdo’s are a Brass, Gypsy, Punk, Ska band blending Traditional Eastern / Western European folk melodies, with Reggae and Ska rhythms, and a bit of death defying scuzz Punk! Pure fun at it’s best, music to stomp too!

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

 

 

 

 

COURTESY OF LIVE @ GLOUCESTER STUDIOS JOE BANYARD