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. 

                                                         AUGUST

Fri 1st AUG– SOUL STRUTTERS

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

The 'Strutters are a collective made from some of the finest new wave Funk players of the South West who are releasing the beast of Soul Power to Bristol. The Strutters play an eclectic mix of Rare Groove gems, Dirty Funk, Rock, Motown Soul classics and all things in-between. Yes, the music they perform are not originals, but they certainly choose the bangers from the vinyl crate that often get missed when playing live, and one things for sure, they make the track their own and never fail to get the most diverse audiences partying.

Free entry before 11pm £3 after

Wed 6th AUG – TOM BROWNING

https://www.facebook.com/tombrowningmusic

Tom Browning is a singer / songwriter from the forest of dean, blending acoustic, rock and pop all into one capturing a modern, yet truly unique sound. Through busking and touring Tom has learnt the ways to putting on a great show, which, with heart filled lyrics and hair raising melodies, makes him an act you won’t forget in a hurry!

9pm Free entry all night.

Fri 8th AUG – ARANKAS CACKLE

www.facebook.com/pages/Arankas-Cackle/182444388468471?fref=ts

Arankas Cackle is a firm favorite amongst the staff and customers here at Café Rene, their blend of Reggae, SKA, Dance Hall, Hip Hop and Drum & Bass on acoustic instruments is truly unique and really gets the crowd going!

The Cackle do not care for formalities and their only intention is to make you dance and feel irie!

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

WED 13th AUG – GYPSIES OF BOHEMIA

www.gypsiesofbohemia.co.uk

Manchester's first jazz manouche non-purists, Gypsies of Bohemia are an acoustic group who perform modern pop favorites like you've never inspired by the legendary gypsy guitarist Django Reinhardt, the band capture all the Parisienne charm and sophistication of the Hot Club de France whilst putting their own unique spin on hits by Britney Spears, Blondie, Girls Aloud and even Iron Maiden.

Foot stomping rhythms, exhilarating arrangements and virtuosic lead guitar lines combine to produce a sound that is authentic, unique and highly entertaining

9pm free entry all night

Fri 15th AUG – KICKIN RADIOS

A young trio of musicians from Cheltenham who have been captivating audiences with their fresh sound. Indie tones with a rock edge from a grunge background it’s going to be a good night.

Free Entry Before 11pm £2 After

Wed 20th AUG – GLOUCESTER ACOUSTIC SHOWCASE

A monthly night of local acoustic talent from the ‘shire. This is the night if you want to see emerging talent.

9pm free entry all night.

Fri 22nd AUG – THE STIFF JOINTS

https://www.facebook.com/thestiffjoints

A two tone SKA band that will make it impossible for you to not dance. Infectious rhythms and sounds from an era before their time, this band has all the right ingredients to throw awesome parties and respect the roots!

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 27TH AUG – MIKE PARKER

www.facebook.com/MikeParkerMusic?fref=ts

Trad blues, folk, Americana and acoustic rock come together skillfully 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 all night

Fri – 29th AUG – MYSTIC ROYALS

A new band from Gloucester formed by members of Black Canvass. A brass section, heavy bass lines and strong vocals are just some of the qualities that have made this band ‘one to watch’ in this town. We can’t wait for the 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