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.
NOVEMBER MUSIC LISTINGS
Fri 20/11 11PM THE DON FOX SCANDAL
A Blues, Jazz, Funk, Rock, SKA and Swing band from Bristol!
WEDS 25/11 9PM TOBIAS BEN JACOB
Tobias' live show is a dynamic and emotionally charged affair ranging from high crystalline falsetto led tracks like 'We are the First Ones Now' to more riff driven earthy numbers like 'I Breathe in Life'
FRI 27/11 11PM TBC
DECEMBER LIVE MUSIC LISTINGS
DECEMBER MUSIC LISTINGS
Wed 2ND 9PM - BABAJACK
An award winning Blues band, their unique blend of roots/blues/folk fusion described by Classic Rock magazine as “an intoxicating brew of blues, folk and roots music” make for a scintillating show combining great musicianship, passion and energy that is guaranteed to wow any audience.
Fri 4th 11 PM - VICTORIA KLEWIN AND THE TRUE TONES
Bridging the gap between old and new with effortless sophistication and style, VICTORIA KLEWIN & THE TRUETONES Play a heavy 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.
Fri 4th 11PM - THE SOUND OF THE SUNKEN FOAL – CELLAR BAR
A night with no boundries in genre that can fill the dance floor and keep it dancing till the AM. From Latin and world to House and Breaks The Sunken Foal is a collective of eclectic DJ’s that have one thing in common ‘a love for songs that make you want to dance like nobody’s watching’.
Sat 5th 10PM – HOUSEBOUND – CELLAR BAR
HouseBound was founded by Mr Yip and Lil Joey and it has grown into the longest running House Music night in Gloucester. For 5 years they have kept the dancefloor alight with underground House, classics, Nu Disco plus more and they have stayed on top of their game the whole time bringing us the freshest sounds in House music.
Wed 9th 9PM - JESSICA RHODES
Jessica and the Rhodes cousins is an incredibly powerful Soul band. Jessica’s voice over Funk based rhythms and guitars make for a very moving show from the heart to the feet to the floor. Guaranteed to get everyone dancing!
Fri 11th 11PM - MISSIN’ ROSIE
Cool as Folk… Missin’ Rosie blend a unique mixture of folk rock, pop, jazz and ‘shake your booty’ music into their ever increasing sack of chaotic fun filled numbers. Songs of drinking, love and life to traditional anecdotes referring to legless pirates and fairies the band bring you on an engaging yet sometimes obscure lyrical journey!
Fri 11th 11PM – DIRTY LYLE – CELLAR BAR
Lyle is the longest standing resident DJ of Cafe Rene. He knows how to play to the crowd and never fails to please. A completely eclectic DJ that can provide the correct vibes to any one on the dance floor. The last two years he has played at Glastonbury, he can master any dance floor.
Sat 12th 10PM – JOHN MUSTOE
John Mustoe plays a selection of R’n’B, Hip Hop and classics.
Sat 12th 10PM – BOUNCE!! – CELLAR BAR
BOUNCE has become an institution for all things Indie. A night of pure Indie anthems.
Wed 16th 9PM – GYPSIES OF BOHEMIA
Manchester's first jazz manouche non-purists, Gypsies of Bohemia are an acoustic group who perform modern pop favorites like you've never heard them before. Drawing inspiration from 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.
Fri 18th 11PM – SOUL STRUTTERS
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.
Fri 18th 11PM – SWING BREAK – CELLAR BAR
The Cafe Rene Cellar Bar and D’Jas bring you a brand new monthly night of pure Electro-Swing and Breaks. D’Jas is a turntabilist who has been on the scene for years and played with many bands live including Boys In The Wood. Expect live cuts, Swing Beats and Breaks and a packed out dance floor!
Sat 19th 10PM – BARBERSHOP SOUND – CELLAR BAR
Darren the Barber has built up a strong monthly night that brings people in from all over the shire. A night of Pure House, Deep House and Jackin’ House with a dose of Garage.
Wed 23rd 9PM – ALEX TAYLOR
When you see him perform live, prepare yourself for an energetic and passionate vocal performance, dextrous and original acoustic playing and some loop pedal trickery for good measure. His unique style splices elements of jazz, folk and electronica to place Alex's powerful, shape-shifting voice firmly
in the spotlight.
XMAS EVE 9PM – INDIE ELF
BOUNCE!! DJ Saz the Indie Elf has been given special permission from Father Christmas to take the night off and gives us a night of Indie, Brit Pop/Rock, and all the Anthems and classics we know and love to tear the dancefloor up to. The perfect way to welcome in a jovial Christmas.
XMAS DAY 9PM
It will be business as usual on Christmas day and we will be open all day!
The music selection will be chosen by you the customer so you can choose the perfect soundtrack for your Christmas.
BOXING DAY 9PM – SKAVILLE
This ‘aint no down town JA, this is SKAville René!! Dirty Lyle & DJ Pogo will be providing us with the perfect SKA and Northern Soul soundtrack to dance off the Christmas Turkey and keep the pub alive with good people, good vibes and good times!
BOXING DAY 11PM – SUBSDANCE
Flexie and Skinzee are two DJ’s who have been active on the underground music scene for over a decade. Bringing the latest releases and finest in Deep House, Jackin House, 2 Step, Bass, DnB and more.
Sun 27th 9PM – MR YIP’S BEAT RETREAT
Rene resident DJ MR YIP (HouseBound) brings his chilled out selection of Funk, Breaks, House, and Grooves for an evening of laid back beats after the madness of Christmas.
Sun 27th 10PM – DANCE CONSPIRACY – CELLAR BAR
The Dance Con crew stretches across the whole of England, it’s an institute for the old school generation of ravers who supported the scene 20+ years ago and continue to do so to this day. A night of pure feel good vibes and old school House, Breaks & DnB/Jungle.
Mon 28th 9PM – 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.
Tue 29th 9PM – THE CRYBABIES (formerly known as the RADIO NASTIES)
An exciting high energy Retro Garage Rock band that know how to entertain. Playing their own intense originals and the classics that everyone loves from an era when everybody just wanted to rock the night away, Benny, Joey and Tommy
are masters of a sound that is guaranteed to make you dance want to dance like nobody is watching.
Wed 30th 9PM – MISS FUSION
MissFusion are a fusion of musical backgrounds and influences from soul, Northern, Motown funk, cool pop and anything with a groove. This 4 piece band cover tracks in their unique style, spanning over 5 decades from the early masters such as the Temptations and Curtis Mayfield right up to the current day artists.
COURTESY OF LIVE @ GLOUCESTER STUDIOS JOE BANYARD