The year is whizzing by and there’s another great month of events to look forward to at 2Funky Music Cafe on New Park Street, Leicester.
See below for the full listings from Madchester to Burger Battle! Tickets to all events are available via the 2Funky Music Cafe website.
Saturday 9 April
THIS IS MADCHESTER, £10
((EXCLUSIVE)) GADGET FROM THIS IS ENGLAND DJ SET..
MADCHESTER REVIVAL NIGHT THE BEST OF THE HAPPY MONDAYS , OASIS , SHED SEVEN , STONE ROSES , BLUR + MANY MORE + MUSIC FROM THE HACIENDA …
MARQUIS DRIVE, FIRE AND SKILL, RUDER THAN U
GADGET (THIS IS ENGLAND 90) DJ SET, SOUL DFECT (HACIENDA SET), BAGS, FITZ
MUSIC: MADCHESTER ANTHEMS // INDIE // 90’S BRIT POP // NORTHERN SOUL // SKA // TWO TONE // FUNK // HACIENDA
Saturday 16 April
DUB CUB SESSION 16, advance tickets from £10
“The idea of this movement is that it provides a platform for the next generation of ‘Sound System’ culture” The Young and The Uprising
DUB CUB returns after 2 months with 3 Super Tuff Sounds and this time it runs on a Saturday.
‘SCIENTIST – The Defenders of Truth and Rights – outta Birmingham
‘RASTA YARD’ – The Future of Roots – outta Ipswich
‘ZION’S’ – Feat ‘Redz’, ‘Boxy Dred’ and ‘Natural Vibes’ – outta Bedford
PLUS 12v Mini systems..in the garden area –
BADA-BOOM-BOX, MINI-UNS, CASTLE SOUND
PLUS – FREE ITAL SOUP
PLUS- Record stall
PLUS – Pattie and Dumpings on sale
Friday 22 April
UK BURGER BATTLE, Tickets £20 on sale v soon
1 tickets, 2 burgers, who wins… You decide!
UK Burger Battle is coming back to Leicester after a sell out event last summer and on the back of winning Design My Night’s “Best Event in Birmingham” Award last year. Expect the very best burgers, tunes, cocktails and one great party.
Full information coming soon.
Saturday 23 April
ROOTS CONFERENCE, advance tickets £7.50
BRINGING YOU THE VERY BEST IN ROOTS & CULTURE SOUND SYSTEMS FROM UK AND ABROAD:
EMPERORFARI SOUND – POWERFUL ROOTS WARRIOR SOUND – OUTTA LEICESTER
MAASAI WARRIOR THUNDA WEIGHT SOUND – OUTTA BRISTOL
MASSIVE ROOTS AND CULTURE SESSION AT THE MUSIC CAFE LEICESTER. 2 HEAVYWEIGHT SOUNDS UNDER ONE ROOF!!! ALL PLAYING FROM THEIR OWN SOUND SYSTEMS.
THER WILL ALSO BE AN OUTSIDE 12VOLT ARENA FROM 7-11PM FEATURING 3 SOUNDS, RECORD STALLS, MERCHANDISE & HOT FOOD
Friday 29 April
SOUL ACOUSTIC TOUR
SOUL ACOUSTIC IS BACK and doing it for the girls with an all-female lineup, honouring women’s contributions to music. See impressive live performances from an elite range of artists in an intimate acoustic setting.
Confirmed artists for 2016 include:
MISHA B – first coming to prominence as an XFactor finalist, who then went on to tour alongside Nicki Minaj
ALEIGHCIA SCOTT – winner of Radio Cardiff’s best local artist, currently nominated for MMG’s Best Reggae Act;
ROXXXAN – One of the UK’s most talented MC’s and writers and champion of 0121. Favourite of Mike Skinner and The Streets as per his Guardian music article on her.
MIRAA MAY – London based songstress headhunted by JME for his ‘48 Hour’ mixtape
KARA MARNI – Just 18 years old singer-songwriter recently toured alongside Bridget Kelly
LIMITED £6 EARLYBIRDS AVAILABLE
£8 ON THE DOOR
Saturday 30 April
GROOVE SANCTUARY, early bird tickets £5, adv £7
GROOVE SANCTUARY – LAUCH OF NEW MONTHLY SOULFUL & UNDERGROUND HOUSE NIGHT!
DJ’S: BOOKER T (Mi-Soul, London)
SOULFUL SESSION (Schooly – Timeless People Records)
£5 earlybird tickets available SOON (watch this space)!
£7=bf adv, more on the door
Smart suave dress and drinks promos on the night!
Remember full info and tickets are available from the 2Funky Music Cafe website.