RECORD KICKS PARTY featuring
HANNAH WILLIAMS & THE AFFIRMATIONS
RECORD KICKS DJ's
A night of Ska, Rock-Steady, Soul & Funk from the Milan Based Record Kicks label.
Italian Ska/RockSteady/Soul giantsThe Bluebeatersheadline their first London concert since a sold out 2011 concert. Active since 1994 with 4 studio albums and several gold records under the belt,The Bluebeatersare top musicians in love with vintage Jamaican sounds: Ska, Rock Steady, Rhythm Blues and Soul. Blessed byKen Boothe, during the last 20 years of their career they've headline festivals likeRototom Sun SplashandInternational Ska Festin 2012 and extensively toured around Europe. Amongst their fans, there are folks likeDavid Rodiganand the legendaryLloyd KnibbfromThe Skatalites.
Hannah Williamsis a whirlwind of soul, love, lust and anger that leaves behind tatters of whichever stage she graces. FollowingAmy WinehouseandAdele, she’s a British woman here to change the shape of popular music for the better. She’s backed by an outstanding crew of the finest musicians the UK has to offer. After the success of debut album “A Hill of Feathers”, the band was catapulted all around Europe, capturing the hearts of all they met. Along the way they supported and drew praise fromSharon Jones & The Dap Kings, Cat Power, Charles Bradley, Giles PetersonandCraig Charles. Not to mention garnering over a million views on YouTube for their song "Work It Out'.