Price: £20 in advance
Status: Tickets Available (Updated on 27/9/2013)
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Doors open at 7:30 PM – Event ends at 11:00 PM
Age: You must be 18 years of age or more to attend this event (with or without a guardian) | Photo ID – Please bring ID if you are 25 years of age or less or appear so. | | Access – Standing. There are no seats assigned. The venue is arranged on several floors with many stairs and no lift. Find out more about accessiblity.
About Ben L’Oncle Soul
Ben l’Oncle Soul offers a wild celebration of everything that’s thrilling about the classic soul revues. He grew up listening to Otis Redding and Aretha Franklin, and combines Kanye West-style R&B, Motown groove and Stax horns with a great, way-over-the-top live show. He’s an arena artist in France, and after he sang his soul version of White Stripes’ Seven Nation Army on Later with Jools Holland, he played the EFG London Jazz Festival to a packed, ecstatic audience followed by a sold-out gig at Koko.
“Ben l’Oncle Soul is a soul singer of enormous charm, equally at home singing Ray Charles-style R&B, Willie Mitchell’s funk-soul and Solomon Burke-esque deep soul. His version of Seven Nation Army re-routes The White Stripes via Jamaica then Memphis, devising a reggae-infused soul setting for a delivery replete in emotional insight. A multi-platinum success at home, the smoky tinge to Ben’s voice works well against the punchy Motown groove and Stax-y horns of Soulman.” The Independent