The Coalminers Thursday 24 February 2022 21:30 Boisdale of Belgravia

A blues singer from New Orleans who is described as a cross between Mavis Staples & Gladys Knight!
 
Table resrvation from 5pm | Music: 9.30 - 11.30pm | Additional Late set 12 - 12. 45pm

With their dedication to what they like to refer to as “Swamp Soul” this brilliant 7 piece band bring the rhythm and soul of New Orleans alive, playing songs ranging from Professor Longhair to Allen Toussaint, Mardi gras parade anthems to Fats Domino Rock & Roll classics and the swampy funk of The Meters and Dr John. They take their name from the Toussaint/Dorsey song 'Working In A Coalmine'

The band features the brilliant singer Tommy Hare who has been burning a bright trail in the UK blues scene over the last few years. Sumudu has worked with the likes of Rod Stewart, Jamie Cullum, and most recently the iconic singer/songwriter Van Morrison has put her at the forefront of the UK female vocal scene.

The rest of the band is equally as impressive. Drummer/bandleader Pat Levett has played with Tim Minchin, Tom Jones, Amy Winehouse Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters) and the Ronnie Scott's All Stars, Vocalist / pianist Arthur Lea, includes work with the likes of Bootleg Brass and Soweto Kinch on a massive and eclectic cv. Saxophonist Ben Somers has performed with Dr John, Seal and Taylor Swift, guitarist Rob Updegraff has recently been performing and recording with Sony artist Alani and can be heard on Jamie Cullum’s latest album alongside Gregory Porter and Laura Mvula, bass player Spencer Brown has performed with the likes of Andy Sheppard, Alan Barnes, Rebecca Ferguson and indie star Carl Barat.

"From time to time I stumble on a band that totally blows me away...The sound they have put down is perfect" Craig Charles - BBC Radio 2 Funk and Soul Show

"Riotus uplifting funk bursting at the seams, plus raw powerful vocals. Get on down to to the Coalminers immediately!" Dj Lil' Koko JazzFM

"Great horns, and the groove has a deep pocket" Zigaboo Modeliste - 'The Meters'


Bar and Cigar Terrace are available for pre/post-show drinks! Music, vibes and cocktails till 1 am

ABOUT THE VENUE
Jools Holland is Patron of Music at Boisdale of Belgravia which was founded in 1989. It is a lively, warm and atmospheric restaurant with a number of spaces, including the atrium roofed Macdonald Bar and restaurant, the lovely Courtyard Garden, and the comfortable Terrace, Speakeasy Whisky Bar, three private dining rooms, live music every night, wonderful modern and classical British cuisine and a superb wine list.

Parking is always possible close by after 6.30 pm without a permit.

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Description Price Quantity
info   VIP - Live Music & Dinner £119.00
info   Premium - Live Music & Dinner £99.00
info   Standard- Live Music & Dinner £79.00
info   Late Night Music - 9.30 pm Entry £15.00

Boisdale of Belgravia - 15 Eccleston Street, London, SW1W 9LX