A gig to raise money for Mind, to commemorate a man, and to get a large dose of dirty funk with:
The Haggis Horns have been at the forefront of the UK funk scene since they drew attention as a horn section on the legendary album “Keb Darge Presents: The New Mastersounds". They have three highly acclaimed funk-fuelled albums under their belt, “Hot Damn!, “Keep On Movin” and recently released “What Comes To Mind” (Haggis Records).
They have been rocking crowds the world over for years, winning fans with their distinctive northern funk sound combining ass-shaking break-beats, Afrobeat, soul and hip-hop.
Members of Haggis Horns have performed with the likes of Jamiroquai, Amy Winehouse, Adele, Corinne Bailey Rae, Mark Ronson, Robbie Williams, Craig Charles’ Fantasy Funk Band to name a few
“The best horn section in the world!” – Mark Ronson
“Blistering funk of the highest order.” – Craig Charles
“World-class funk from the real McCoy. Every track a future classic, and it’s been an honour to contribute.” – Snowboy
— And support from:
Three Step Manoeuvre formed in the summer of 2013 and since then we've been writing songs, playing gigs, and honing their sound.
The band came together through a shared love of the Classic Organ Trio line-up, and the music of Funk pioneers like James Brown and The Meters, Jazz legends such as Jimmy Smith and John Scofield, and modern groups including Lettuce and Soulive.
«That quick picking, shuffle snare, drums and riding bass is a recipe that very few can get right, but Three Step Manoeuvre does it magnificently.”
Funkatopia, 20 Best Funk Albums of 2016.