Substance

Sat Apr 8th 2017
Substance @ The Spice of Life
The Spice of Life
6 Moor Street Soho London WD1 5NA
Doors:6.00pm Admission:£6

Back to Baku
Back to Baku
BACK TO BAKU is a London based jazz/soul/fusion band formed by Trevor Wells and Zeynal Huseynov.
The band features a tight jazz-rock sound and melodic vocal lines by talented young singer Francesca Raimondi

Feelgood Experiment
Feelgood Experiment
6-piece soul-hop collective Feelgood Experiment are one of Bristol's most exciting new musical exports. Fronted by vocalist Holly Wellington and trumpeter Alfie Grieve, it features the very best of Bristol's blossoming young music scene as they combine a love of jazz, soul, Afrobeat, hip hop and R&B to concoct bewitching tunes with complex rhythmic counterpoint and irresistibly groovy harmonic lines

Amy Humphrys
Amy Humphrys
'Based in London, Amy is a singer-songwriter who writes acoustic pop songs with an alternative flare. With her debut album ‘12’ coming in 2017, Amy will increasingly be making her stamp on the music world, through live performances and social media'

Chris Tavener
Chris Tavener
Chris Tavener is a satirical singer-songwriter known for his mischievously witty lyrics, well-crafted songwriting and a vintage sound

Having performed over 230 times in 2015, Chris is one of the most hard-working musicians in the North West. His 2015 EP sold in the hundreds of copies and a new release for 2016 called "i'm sorrdy bi'm drunnk" has received acclaim from BBC 6 Music.

Originally from Northwich in Cheshire, Chris began writing and producing demo albums at age 17. Rather than write about himself, he wrote songs that featured interesting characters or ironic takes on social behaviour. Five albums later he recorded his latest studio EP that was promoted alongside a 30-date nationwide tour in ten cities including London, Birmingham and Manchester.

He also finds time to write a blog parodying stories from the week's news in music

AUDIENCE TESTIMONY:

"TREMENDOUSLY GOOD" "BRILLIANT LYRICS" "GREAT ORIGINAL MUSIC"

"An interesting lad with an elastic turn of phrase" - Steve Lamacq, BBC Radio 6 Music
"Nice stuff. Kinks-y vibes" - Carl Barat, The Libertines

Marky Dawson
Marky Dawson
Pianist/Singer From Poole, Dorset. Currently living in west london working as a resident piano player in pubs and bars.

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