Mi Soul presents Junior Giscombe Sunday 08 August 2021 18:30 Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant

‘Mama Used To Say’, Keep Remembering’ and ‘What Could Be Better’.
 

Mi-Soul Soulful Sundays Session presents Junior Giscombe with Full Live Band and DJs

Junior Giscombe

Junior first began singing in a local band at the age of 14, encouraged by the Sounds of doo-wop, early Motown, soul and reggae. Initially signed to Phonogram Records, 1982 saw Junior hit the chart heights with the infectious anthem ‘Mama Used To Say’ which became a transatlantic hit, prompting Junior’s appearance as the first black British artist on Soul Train and earning him Billboard’s ‘Best Newcomer Award’ presented by the legendary James Brown. The U.S. hit, ‘Too late’ which reached no 8 and his auspicious debut album ‘Ji’ followed. Junior is a member of The British Collective.


Junior Giscombe has had a long and varied career over the years. He has worked as a performer, songwriter and within various areas of production, demonstrating his wide-ranging talents as a musician. He has also had the privilege of being able to work alongside a diverse selection of other accomplished artists.

In 1995 Junior contributed to that infamous first album by The ‘Lighthouse Family’ simply entitled ‘Ocean Drive’. “The titles, the titles I hear you ask.  Well they are ‘Keep Remembering’ and ‘What Could Be Better’.  This album sold over 5,000,000 (five million) copies worldwide.

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Mi-Soul is a radio station on DAB, online and on app playing Soul, R&B, House, and other genres including Hip Hop, Reggae, and DnB.

Mi-Soul was founded by Gordon Mac (formerly Kiss FM), with long-time business partner Martin Strivens.[1] Having left Colourful in June 2011, Mac launched Mi-Soul as an internet radio station in July 2012.. It commenced broadcasting on the Switch London 2 digital radio network on 27 June 2015.

Mi-Soul presenters and DJs include some of the UK's legendary names, including Lindsay Wesker, Jazzie B, Jumping Jack Frost, Brandon Block, and Dave VJ (formerly of Kiss); Femi Fem, Mastermind, Greg Edwards, and Keith Lawrence (formerly Capital Radio); George Kay, Calvin Francis, and Natty B (formerly Choice FM); Ronnie Herel, and DJ Bailey (formerly BBC Radio 1Xtra); and Mike Vitti (formerly Jazz FM). Other presenters to have appeared include the late Colin Faver and Paul Trouble Anderson.

Pre Drinks and DJs from 3 pm on the first floor Bar and Cigar Terrace, second floor from 6.30 pm for delicious dinner, live music and DJs.

ABOUT THE VENUE

Jools Holland is Boisdale’s Patron of Music presenting the very best in jazz, blues and soul and occasionally rock’n’roll. Described as “London’s No 1 jazz venue” by Tatler Magazine, Boisdale of Canary Wharf is a two-floor venue overlooking the fountains of Cabot Square, which comprises an award-winning restaurant, four private dining rooms, The Oyster Bar & Grill, Terrace, the world’s most extensive whiskey bar (over 1000 malt whiskeys!)

The food offering ranges from an excellent value bar menu with a wonderful selection of burgers starting at £10.75and an A La carte menu celebrating great British ingredients with flair and imagination. The dry-aged Aberdeenshire steaks are simply amazing! You can also enjoy fabulous cocktails, a good selection of real ales, and draft lagers as well as an outstanding wine list with over 200 bins.

"London's number one jazz venue" Tatler

"Best Whisky Bar in the World" Whisky Magazine

"A carnivore's dream" Evening Standard

"Aged steaks are deemed incredible" Square Meal

"The world's most individualistic style bar & restaurant" Hot Tickets

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Dinner and Show

Description Price Quantity
info   Window - Live Music & Dinner £44.50
info   Standard - Live Music & Dinner £59.50
info   Premium - Live Music & Dinner £99.50
info   VIP - Live Music & Dinner £149.50
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Description Price Quantity
info   Window - Live Music £25.00
info   Standard - Live Music £34.50
info   Premium - Live Music £49.50
info   VIP - Live Music £79.50

Boisdale of Canary Wharf Restaurant - Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT


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