Renegade Brass Band 'Totems' Album Launch + DJ Woody (2xDMC DJ Champ) + Hot Diamond Aces & More!
02 Academy Sheffield, Sheffield
Saturday, 22 Apr 2017 at 8:00pm - Sunday, 23 Apr 2017 at 1:00am
Quality Control and RBB present
Renegade Brass Band
(‘Totems’ Album Launch)
+ Very Special Guest: DJ Woody (2 Time World DMC DJ Champ)
Hot Diamond Aces
Quality Control DJs
O2 Academy2 Sheffield
Saturday 22nd April 2017
Tickets: £6 Advance Early Bird / £8 general STBF
Presale: Wednesday 22nd February 2017 @ 6pm
General On sale: Friday 24th February 2017 @ 6pm
Combining 8 horns with 2 percussionists, scratch DJ and live MC, Renegade Brass Band mix funk, hip-hop and jazz with a raw brass sound and high-energy live show.
RBB have already established a big live reputation as a headline act, and have played packed-out shows at venues around the UK and Europe, and in the last year, they have supported acts including Busta Rhymes, De La Soul, Grandmaster Flash, Public Enemy, JamieCullum, The Cat Empire, Quantic, Craig Charles and many more. A hit with festival crowds across Europe, the band have played at festivals including Glastonbury, Sea Sessions Ireland, Tramlines, JazzOpen Stuttgart, Black Sea Jazz Festival (Georgia), Java Jazz Festival (Indonesia) and Soundwave Croatia.
The band released their debut album, RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass in August 2014, and followed it up with their 2015 RBB: Rhymes, Beats & Brass (Remixed), featuring collaborations with artists such as Hugo Kant, Colman Brothers and Tall Black Guy.In October, they did a live session for BBC6 Musics Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show, and had airplay from BBC6 Music, BBC Radio 2 and Radio 1.
Their new album Totems launches in April 2017, seeing them develop their hard-edged brass sound. They have appeared on albums by The Herbaliser, Rodney P and Harleighblu, and provided live horns for acts including Diesler, Public Service Broadcasting, Sam Redmore and Reverend & The Makers.
------------------- WORD ON THE STREET
Some of the biggest boldest brass on the scene at the minute(Soundhhism, Nottingham)
Probably the best brass band working out of Britain!(Craig Charles, BBC 6 Music)
One of our favourite bands at TTC. Dont miss!(The Tuesday Club)
Astounding ... these guys take it to another level(Counterfeit Magazine)
Aggressive rhymes, tight horns; its riotous, raucous and uninhibited!(Samizdat Press, Edinburgh)
Loved Renegade Brass Band ... Great fun(Ghostpoet, Mercury Music Prize Nominee)
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