The Rio Pop Up Venue at Jazzfest 2014, 25 – 29 June

the rio clubThe Rio Pop Up Venue at Jazzfest 2014

Merchant Square, Glasgow Merchant City G1 1LE

From 25 – 29 June in the basement of Merchant Square, Glasgow. The Rio Club at Glasgow Jazz Festival. Featuring Geno Washington, Sons of Kemet, Leo Condie, F…

The Rio Club kicks off this year with GENO WASHINGTON & THE RAM JAM BAND!
Tickets £15 in advance, £17 on the door
Box Office-0141 204 5151

Thursday 26th June: SONS OF KEMET
Winners of the MOBO award for Best Jazz Act 2013, Sons of Kemet’s music draws on jazz tradition, Jamaican heritage and New Orleans street music to produce music that is powerful, lyrical and, above all, fiercely original.

Expect idiosyncratic but danceable grooves, improvised twists and a passion and conviction which set this new band apart. Jazzwise magazine describe Sons of Kemet as “easily the most exciting band …on the new BritJazz scene over the last year.”

Shabaka Hutchings (clarinet, sax), Oren Marshall (tuba), Tom Skinner (drums), Seb Rochford (drums)
Tickets £14 in advance, £16 on the door
Box Office-0141 204 5151

Friday 27th June: Federation Of The Disco Pimp
“The hottest Scottish funk since the Average White Band” Jazz FM
Box Office-0141 204 5151
Tickets £10 in advance, £12 on the door

Saturday 28th June: Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio
Virtuoso trombonist Dennis Rollins has performed at the forefront of UK jazz, funk and pop for 25 years, sharing the stage with such stars as Maceo Parker and Courtney Pine and leading his own award winning jazz/funk outfit BadBone & Co.

We’re delighted that the Dennis Rollins Velocity Trio will be launching their new album at their Glasgow Jazz Festival gig.

“…a trombone player who combines seamlessly fluid improvising with a sumptuous sound.” Guardian
Read the full review:

“Rollins composes and performs with his customary panache, good humour, sumptuous tone and enviable facility for elegant yet catchy phrasing” BBC Music Magazine – Jazz Album of Jan 2012 (Five Stars)
Tickets £12 in advance, £14 on the door
Box Office-0141 204 5151

The Rio Club further details

The Groove Directive - Band Launch Thursday, June 26 at 9:00pm The Glen Lusset in Old Kilpatrick,
The Variety Society Sunday 29th June Vespbar.

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