Friday 24th April
Tickets £17.50 | Doors 19:30
Without an ounce of pretence or artifice, The Milk howls, screams, cries, and yells in voices ragged with pain and a lived life.
There is a virtual assembly line of retro soul funk bands with music coming from across the seas inspired by the golden age of ‘60s soul. In truth, a site like ours filters through at least three such bands every month during our pre-screening process with very few ultimately getting a headline. Most of them are largely instrumental, heavily influenced by what the UK has deemed Northern Soul, but also by such bands as the J.B.’s, The Bar-Kays, The Funk Brothers, Booker T. & The M.G.’s, the storied session players of Muscle Shoals, and other classic soul outfits, usually off of labels like STAX and Bell Records. They seem to like the space where soul, funk, rock, and the blues all briefly converged for a time and experimentation with those bridges was high and recorded on analog tapes. Crate-digging musicians well versed in the art of homage.