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. 

Fri 19th SEPTEMBER - TBC

Wed 24th SEPTEMBER – WARREN JAMES

http://warrenjamesmusic.wordpress.com/

Skiffle and Acoustic-Roots is going through a revival with many bands and artists out there bringing back the sounds that we all love. Warren James is no exception and has been impressing audiences across the UK, Europe & America, with his unique brand of turbo charged Acoustic-Roots, Rock-A-Billy, Skiffle & Blues.

This is definitely not a night for music lovers to miss!

Fri 26TH SEPTEMBER – TBC

Free entry before 11pm £2 afte­r­

 

OCTOBER

Wed 1st OCTOBER – GAZ BROOKFIELD

http://www.gazbrookfield.com/

The Bristolian ‘Journey Man’ Gaz Brookfield is an uber busy young musician who constantly tours the UK playing to packed out audiences in each town or city he graces. A singer song writer telling tales of the modern man, a show not to miss.

9pm Free entry

Fri 3rd OCTOBER – THE JP’S

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

Wed 8TH OCTOBER – TRIP THE SWITCH

Trip The Switch combine soulful vocals with catchy melodies. A modern blend of funk and soul, Trip The Switch are full of energy, heart and stellar vocals. Their songs are about love, life and politics with playful lyrics and heartfelt sentiments. Influences include classic artists such as Stevie Wonder and Bill Withers and contemporary musicians such as Jason Mraz, John Mayer and Jamie Lidell.

9pm free entry all night.

Fri 10th OCTOBER – FUNKENSTEINS

http://www.reverbnation.com/funkinsteins

And on the seventh day God holed up in Bristol and created this lot. Crafting a live tight party funk sound. The band are a legend on the circuit and have a enviable reputation as guaranteed crowd pleasers. music can be heard on www.funkinsteins.co.uk

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 15th OCTOBER – TBC

Fri 17th OCTOBER – MISHCA AND HIS MERRY MEN

https://www.facebook.com/MischasMerryMen

Mishca and His Merry Men is more than just a band, it’s a collective of musicians, and their mission is to bring back community, generate unity & encourage good ethics through their words, music, passion & love. 8 men strong and there may also be a special guest on stage, the band play with a wall of sound from Cellos, Violins, Sax, Keys, Bass, Guitars all lead by the voice of Mischa himself. Not a night too miss!

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 22nd OCTOBER – 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 24TH OCTOBER – VICTORIA KLEWIN AND THE TRUE TONES

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Victoria-Klewin/134800946542645?fref=ts

Bridging the gap between old and new with effortless sophistication and style, VICTORIA KLEWIN & THE TRUETONES are a 6-piece band from Bristol, UK. Playing a heady 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 29th – GREGORY S DAVIES BAND

https://www.facebook.com/GregorySDavies

The Gregory S. Davies Band combines raucous blues and folk 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 its ballad Power-Cut. A fresh new sound of classic formulae, which we can’t wait to hear.

9pm free entry

Fri 31st OCTOBER – BUFFOS WAKE

https://www.facebook.com/BuffosWake/info

"Storming gypsy bangers! Twisting folk with a heavy smattering of pounding gypsy dance music – while very new to the scene, Buffos Wake work the crowd like pros, jumping, dancing and bringing you headfirst in the world of eastern European madness – we love them. Sounds like the gate has swung shut behind you at the abandoned fairground" – Playgroup Festival – The perfect band to kick start our weekend of Halloween celebrations!

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