Whats on @ Hootananny Brixton

Friday 20 October 2017

ANIMANZ + DILA V & THE ODD BEATS + DJ COUSCOUS

Superhoot presents ANIMANZ, Big brassy Afro-Latin Funk & Hip Hop. Animanz bring a show that is a safari through the dense urban jungle into a myotropic world of groove, energy & exhilaration. The tropical flame, Juanita Euka, will be holding the stage as mistress of ceremonies while Animanz take you on a safari through Afro Latin swamps and ancient Funk ruins. Big band madness. Not one to miss.

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
Gordon Southern 'Your New Favourite Comedian is fast-paced, feel-good comedy at its best. . a solid hour of comedy that is wildly entertaining and endlessly funny. ” ***** – BROADWAY BABY Supported by Steve N Allen, recently starring in BBC Two’s Mash Report.

Saturday 21 October 2017

JENOVA COLLECTIVE + THE BOMO SWING + MR MORSKI + MISTA TRICK + FIZZY GILLESPIE

KISS KISS BANG BANG! presents JENOVA COLLECTIVE - Epically superb Live Electro Swing n Bass Band from Leeds

Sunday 22 October 2017

GNAWA LONDON

Rootmaster presents African Moroccan Gnawa Music In London Uk / Trance spuritual shamanic drumes & Meditation sounds by Ambassador of Gnawa culture in U.K. Maalem Simo Lagnawi.

Wednesday 25 October 2017

LIL & OLLIE + KATYA DJ

NOVA MUSIC presents LIL & OLLIE, a London based duo. The combination of Ollie’s obscene talent on the guitar and Lil’s soulful and sultry vocals…

Thursday 26 October 2017

EMILIYAH & THE MIGHTY Z ALLSTARS

Cecil Reuben presents a EMILIYAH & THE MIGHTY Z ALLSTARS, Originally from Warsaw, she is a true vocal phenomenon. Without doubt the most exciting new talent on the Reggae scene. Never formally trained, she started her musical journey with Jazz, Blues and Soul music before finally choosing.... Reggae.

Friday 27 October 2017

PORMANTEAU + BINBAG WISDOM + DJ OMAH + THE MOST TRIO

FRUIT PALACE presents PORTMANTEAU Horn heavy 9-piece funk/soul outfit Portmanteau are fast establishing themselves as a band to watch with the release of their second…

Hoots Comedy

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
CARL DONNELLY, been nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Award twice, appeared on a selection of TV shows (Mock The Week, Russell Howard’s Good News etc) , opening with BARRY CASTAGNOLA

Saturday 28 October 2017

THE DEAD BROTHERS + LES TROIS COUPS + LA MISERIA DELUXE + YAZZ + GADZO CZ + DJ’S SACHA DIEU + MS MANRAY

Stranger than Paradise celebrates dead souls with this astonishing Halloween lineup! THE DEAD BROTHERS. The sound is bewildering, poisonous and intimate at the same time. + LES TROIS COUPS, a quartet from Lille bridging the gap between burlesque acrobatics street theatre and music. + LA MISERIA DELUXE plays a pirate tango, stolen from the large aseptic halls and returned to the contamination of the old taverns, where are mixed together laughter of despair and poetic deliriums with breath of alcohol, tobacco and sweat.

Sunday 29 October 2017

YAMÄYA

Rootmaster presents YAMÄYA, bringing together a collective of Brighton based musicians that maintain the raw energy and power of early, authentic instrumental afrobeat. Formed from…

Wednesday 01 November 2017

LIVE BAND KARAOKE

Hootananny's popular live band karaoke invites you to the stage to sing your favourite rock or pop hit from our selection with Cornucopia full live band behind you. Richard Swan band leader supports you to belt out your classic whether you are a pro or a first timer.

Thursday 02 November 2017

HIM 87th ANNIVERSARY

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special: H.I.M. 87th ANNIVERSARY! with support from LIONES FONTS & RAS CHOSEN RAS CHARMER!

Friday 03 November 2017

BOCAFLOJA + NATIVE SUN + FRANZ VON + DJ JAZZ T & MC HONEY BROWN

MERCIFUL MUSIC presents BOCAFLOJA – Exclusive London headline show. Hip Hop Soul live and direct from Mexico! In addition to six full length albums, and…

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
ADAM BLOOM is one of Britain's most inventive comedians. He has performed sell-out solo shows at seven Edinburgh Festivals as well as performing a sell-out tour of Britain. Supported tonight by LUKE BENSON

Saturday 04 November 2017

CAPITAN + HALF PENNY PASS + ALMATIC + APRIL

Superhoot presents CAPITAN, high energy Balkan Swing Famenco Hiphop fusion! Capitan’s music has depth, creative rhymes and youthful positive energy. He represents real, old school, Boom-Bap, 'Edutainment' Hip Hop and believes in the movement and culture bringing Peace, Love and Unity

Sunday 05 November 2017

ROOTMASTER: PINTON CON NEMA

Rootmaster presents PINTÓN CON ÑEMA! Cayaya was a folklorist born in Tacarigua de Mamporal, in the Venezuelan region of Barlovento, on the 2nd of February 1872 —the day of the Virgin of Candelaria. She was a resilient woman, who raised her children with dedication and arduous work. And as an heir of Candelaria, she was also a great musician and improviser...

Wednesday 08 November 2017

SONGWRITERS AND WORDSMITHS: BARE HUNTER + SIMEON HAMMOND-DALLAS + JACK GOODALL

Songwriters and Wordsmiths presents our favourite curve ball BARE HUNTER, an 18 year old singer songwriter who busks and gigs around London and Brighton. He make YouTube videos and records his own tracks in his spare time and he's planning to take his music around the world when he goes travelling next year. + SIMEON HAMMOND-DALLAS + JACK GOODALL

Thursday 09 November 2017

RAS SEYMOUR TRIBUTE: EARL 16 + AFRICAN SIMBA + EMPRESS STORM + ZAKEYAH ZEBUJAH + JOY MACK + JONAH DAN

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special RAS SEYMOUR TRIBUTE with EARL 16 (b. Earl John Daley, 9 May 1958, Kingston, Jamaica) is a reggae singer whose career began in the mid-1970s.

Friday 10 November 2017

TÊTES DE POIS + KIZIAH AND THE KINGS + SNAZZBACK + MANGO DISCO DJs

MANGO DISCO presents TÊTES DE POIS – the smoking hot 7-piece Latin-Jazz group, playing for the first time this legendary arts space. A genre-bending instrumental…

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
JARRED CHRISTMAS All the way from New Zealand, Jarred has a unique style that deftly mixes gags with storytelling. He has a dynamic onstage persona and the ability to improvise and roll with anything that's thrown his way, making his comedy sizzle with originality. Supported tonight by ERICH McELROY

Saturday 11 November 2017

HARARE + MAMA BRASS + THE SABORISTAS + DJ CAL JADER

MOVIMIENTOS are back for another funky eclectic tropically fired fiesta… get ready for some bangin Afrobeat, groovin marimba, juicy jazz, swingin salsa, plus mambo, funk, ska and reggae!

Sunday 12 November 2017

FUTUREGROOVE

Rootmaster presents FUTUREGROOVE a rare groove psychedelic jazz funk force to be reckoned with fronted by the international vocal talent that is Helen McDonald. Featuring…

Wednesday 15 November 2017

FLOOR RIPPERS ELEMENT JAM

The Floor Rippers’s Element Jam -Monthly- showcases a glimpse into the Hip Hop culture with Music, Dance and Word Play. Musicians, Dancers, MCs and fans to get together, battle and jam in a melting pot of talent and culture. Sign Up and Jam!

Thursday 16 November 2017

WINSTON FERGUS + SOUL REBEL BAND

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with WINSTON FERGUS - UK-based Fergus began his career in 1976 as the lead singer of the Equators . The band is best remembered for ‘Father Oh Father’ on Joe Sinclair’s Klik label . As well as performing in their own+ SOUL REBEL BAND

Friday 17 November 2017

TARZAN BROS + PRIMO NELSON + BROTHER PORTRAIT + SELECTA J-MAN

Fruit Palace presents TARZAN BROS (LIVE BAND) dropping dance floor-centric hip hop and reggae beats live and direct with a 9-piece band laced with explosive vocals and a fiery horn section. With two EPs under their belts and a bunch of banging remixes, TARZAN BROS’ve stamped their sound with heavy basslines and raw-funky vocals to make you move.

HOOTS COMEDY

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
Pete Firman 'He is the funniest and by far the most accomplished performer on the New Magic scene...funnier than most comedians and more magical than Dumbledore on a good day. This guy is a complete star' Time Out' with James Bran, fast-rising talent bringing his quirky blend of stand-up and comic poetry

Saturday 18 November 2017

THE AFTER HOURS LIVE ELECTRO SWING BAND + THE PENNY BLACK REMEDY + NIGHTBUZZ + RUBY DESHABILLE + DJ’S SACHA DIEU AND MS MANRAY

Stranger than Paradise presents THE AFTER HOURS LIVE ELECTRO SWING BAND with an artful matery of technologies both old and new the band manage to blend uber modern dance styles (ghetto funk, DnB) with the sounds of the origional dance craze: Swing baby!!

Sunday 19 November 2017

BARAKA

Rootmaster presents BARAKA, a unique combination of musicians from Ghana, Senegal, Dominica, Trinidad and Southern Ireland. Each musician contributes his individual sound and style –…

Wednesday 22 November 2017

COTTON MUSIC + GABRIELA EVA AND BASE MOSQUITO

NOVA MUSIC presents COTTON MUSIC, a New-Soul artist from north London blending guitar, keys and vocal in an energetic performance. Just off the boat from…

Thursday 23 November 2017

URBAN LIONS

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with URBAN LIONS – A touring band and sound system from England, currently rising up through the…

Friday 24 November 2017

SPAGHETTI NIGHT: ASSALTI FRONTALI + SHUMBA YOUTH + HUG + CIENFUEGOS DJ

SPAGHETTI NIGHT CREW is back at HOOTANANNY BRIXTON! with ASSALTI FRONTALI live from Italy and hiphop riddims from SHUMBA YOUTH ++

Hoots Comedy

Time: 8.45pm - 10pm
Marcel Lucont, “Wonderful French wit… Superb stuff… His elegant, sardonic turns of phrase are an utter joy” Time Out with Grainne Maguire, described as “Hilarious” by The Scotsman opening the night

Saturday 25 November 2017

NORMANTON STREET + MALIKA COLLECTIVE + YUSUFLA + DJ2OLD4SCHOOL

Wormfood presents NORMANTON STREET - lyrically focused soul & hiphop straight outta Brighton with three distinct vocals, jazz influenced guitars, warm bass grooves, tight rhythmic drums and memorable saxophone melodies

Sunday 26 November 2017

JORO AFROBEAT

Rootmaster presents JORO AFROBEAT, a 10-piece afrobeat band from London who formed in early 2016. The band is made up of experienced musicians who share a love of afrobeat and groove music. They mix the sounds of the legendary Fela Kuti with modern afrobeat to produce music you can't help but dance to.

Wednesday 29 November 2017

RALPH TAYLOR + LEWIS BOOTLE

NOVA MUSIC presents RALPH TAYLOR – Guitarist, keys player and vocalist fusing his own blend of alternative pop. Ralph plays with his talented 4-piece-band, he…

Thursday 30 November 2017

LITTLE ROY + VIVIAN JONES

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with LITTLE ROY, legendary Jamaican reggae artist recording and performing for the past 40 years, with “Bongo…

Wednesday 06 December 2017

LIVE BAND KARAOKE

Hootananny's popular live band karaoke invites you to the stage to sing your favourite rock or pop hit from our selection with Cornucopia full live band behind you. Richard Swan band leader supports you to belt out your classic whether you are a pro or a first timer.

Thursday 07 December 2017

IMAR SHEPHARD + RAS SHERBY + G STARR + MISS MELODY + ARTIST BAND

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with soothing, soulful IMAR SHEPHERD, who has a voice of velvet! That is all you need to know!

Friday 08 December 2017

THEO BARD + MODOU TOURE + AMADIS & THE AMBASSADORS + DJ HEN DADDY WHIRL

WOODBURNER presents THEO BARD, blending instantly accessible songwriting with virtuosic guitar sounds, taking in blues, reggae, afro and spoken word influences. A direct and confident performer, his live shows feature deep grooves and top-class musicianship, drawing on a deep appreciation of contemporary and roots music. A chronicler of people, place and experience, Theo's songs manage to be at once familiar, anthemic and utterly unique.

Sunday 10 December 2017

MAMADOU CISSOKHO

Rootmaster presents MAMADOU CISSOKHO aka Modou Ndiaye is a virtuoso kora player and percussionist with a superb repertoire of rhythms fusing together traditional and modern beats. He plays a variety of West African instruments ranging from djembe, sabar, calabash and talking drum to his leading instrument –the 22 stringed kora (West African Harp). Modou is a member of the famous Cissokho family of Griot musicians and oral historians from the Cassamance region of Southern Senegal.

Thursday 14 December 2017

TALAWA BAND + TAIL RICH + SHELDON SENIOR

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with TALAWA BAND. Since 2006, TALAWA stands out for its energy on stage. Their dedication and passion for what they do has led them to win the title of “The East Show Band” in their native Costa Rica. And this fact also helped to produce more than three studio albums, countless singles, videoclips, and various international tours. In 2012 they were nominated to “Best Reggae Album” for their Inity LP, achievement they repeated in 2016 for #ReggaeRevival. It’s all about everything what they had learned in the last 10 years.

Sunday 17 December 2017

ROOTMASTER: WAAJU

Rootmaster presents WAAJU, who believes in highlighting the world's connection through less familiar creative collaboration. Encapsulating influence from a number of cultures across Africa, South America & beyond, the band delves deeper to leave behind preconception & promote forces largely unexplored in a Western context. Citing the rich history of Malian music as centrepiece, Waaju presents the vision of drummer & percussionist Ben Brown which draws from the exceptional spirit of the likes of Ali Farka Toure, Oumou Sangare, Tinariwen & Baba Sissoko.

Wednesday 20 December 2017

FLOOR RIPPERS ELEMENT JAM

The Floor Rippers’s Element Jam -Monthly- showcases a glimpse into the Hip Hop culture with Music, Dance and Word Play. Musicians, Dancers, MCs and fans to get together, battle and jam in a melting pot of talent and culture. Sign Up and Jam!

Thursday 21 December 2017

ALEIGHCIA SCOTT + ARTIST BAND

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with ALEIGHCIA SCOTT, a reggae, soul and hip-hop singer/song-writer from the UK Follow the journey and enjoy the vibes! Backed by THE ARTIST BAND

Thursday 28 December 2017

CLAIRE ANGEL + TASONIA

Cecil Reuben presents a Roots Rock Reggae special with CLAIRE ANGEL, winner of BRITAIN'S GOT REGGAE 2016!