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

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

 

                                               SEPTEMBER 

Wed 3rd SEPTEMBER – 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. The live show features classics from artists such as Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Wonder, Robben Ford, Lenny Kravitz, Bad Company and many others, all done in a unique style and finesse. The band is also hard at work writing original material, with an EP already released to great acclaim and a full album on the way. Lewis Creaven and Patrick Farrell form the backbone of the band

9pm Free entry

Fri 5th SEPTEMBER – THE RICHARD O’BRIEN PROJECT

The Rich O'Brien Project is a formidable 5/6 piece Nu-soul/Jazz/Funk outfit based in Bristol, UK. The project features the beautiful and charismatic compositions of bass player and leader Rich O'Brien, whose playing merits include collaborations with Roni Size, Joker, Robert Brian (Siouxsie Sioux), James Morton, Jay Wilcox, William Cartwright and Celestine (from BBC's "The Voice"). Following from their acclaimed award winning debut album Hot Potato, their latest release Horizons offers a modern blend of deep 'grooves for moves' with soul-drenched melodies reminiscent of smoke-filled jazz clubs.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 10th SEPTEMBER – 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 12th SEPTEMBER – CAFÉ CONTINENTAL

http://www.theccband.co.uk/

Heavy and melodic, dynamic and expressive, their songs do not fit into a particular genre or style. The boys are driven by a love for music and express their lives, loves and losses through the medium of song writing.

Free entry before 11pm £2 after

Wed 17th SEPTEMBER – BROTHER, LISTEN

Brother, Listen - a duo consisting of Jim on Guitar and Ukulele and Sarah on the pipes. Playing alternative acoustic originals and covers with a raw stripped back Roots sound.

9pm Free entry

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 – KING SOLOMON

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Formed by Singer/Song-Writer Kingsley Salmon and Sam Fryer in 2013, King Solomon has exploded on to the live music circuit with a strong fresh sound drawing influence from Jamaican and British music from the past four decades. Now a 9 piece band they have been playing at festival and venues up and down the South-West captivating audiences and making fans every where they go.

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