Mez and The Fezzes, Saturday May 21st
Tickets on sale now, see calendar below for full details.
Mez and the Fezzes made their Jive Party debut at the Rivoli last May and we are delighted to buy cheapest viagra have them back this May. You will have also seen Mez and others playing for us in other well known bands such as Si Cranstoun and Kai Hoffman and her Kombo.
Mez and the Fezzes is an all-star band featuring some of the the best place cialis one a day UK’s most accomplished rhythm & blues, jazz and pop musicians. Between them they have worked with Jools Holland, Si Cranstoun, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Tom Jones, Joss Stone, Madness, and Jamie Cullum to name but a few.
Fronted by singing-drummer Mez Clough, the Fezzes play an infectious mix of rhythm & blues, swing and rock ‘n’ roll, the Fezzes keep the dance floor rocking all night with favourites from Chuck Berry, Ray Charles, Louis Prima and cult Tarantino movie themes.
Plus inclusive beginners jive dance class 8:30 to 9pm and Jive Party DJs playing the best Jive, Swing R&B and RnR around.
This month we welcome back The Cadillac Kings – featuring six of the UK’s top blues & roots musicians, The Cadillac Kings play music inspired by the sounds and styles of the ’40s & ’50s. We love them. So will you! A mix of mostly original songs with a few well-chosen covers from the likes of westraydevelopmenttrust.co.uk T-Bone Walker, Roy Brown & Champion Jack Dupree have made the band firm favourites on both the blues & jump-jive scenes. They are tailormade for the gb2gm.org Rivoli Ballroom.
“Now here’s that rare thing – a British band who can cut the mustard! Powered along by a top class rhythm section, with wild harp and standout guitar. Stick in their authentic hollering vocalist and you’ve got a pretty hot combo! They’re good!!”
Ken Smith, Red Lick Records
“Breath-taking West Coast swing, hugely enjoyable with brilliant vocals, excellent harp, guitar and keyboards and a rock solid rhythm section. In a word – exhilarating!”
Lionel Ross, Blues in Britain Magazine (Dragon Blues Fest. Wrexham)
“Entertaining, authentic & infectious – The Cadillac Kings’ high energy swinging R&B is enough to put a foaming head on a pint of real ale! This is pure good time music that left The Darlington Arts Centre audience dizzy, long after they’d left the building.”
Darrell Parsons, Blues in Britain
“The Cadillac Kings have amassed a large following which is entirely down to their own special brand of no-nonsense musicianship and cheap cialis pills sheer hard work. On-stage you get nothing less than 100 % from this band.
These guys swing like they were born in the trees!”
Judge Jones, Blues Freepress, Hull
As usual the evening starts with a jive class aimed at beginners, followed by a DJ set, two sets from the band and a final hour of DJ’ing to 1am. Licenced bar.
Check out the band for yourself at www.cadillackings.co.uk
Delighted to have Si Cranstoun back to The Rivoli!
(NOTE: CHANGE OF DATE FROM MAY TO JULY)
Si and the Rivoli were made for each other! With a powerhouse voice that’s been compared to Jackie Wilson, Si’s unique fusion of Vintage Pop & Motown bestows his self-penned songs with a familiar vibe of yesteryear.
Si Cranstoun began his musical path through busking with his brother in Ska band The Dualers. The duo went on to land two top 30 hits on the UK official chart as buskers which became a well respected feature on viagra pfizer several national news channels. Si eventually went solo forming his own six piece band and following his debut release of a Jackie Wilson style original entitled Dynamo, the flood gates of canadian online pharmacy viagra the ‘International Vintage Scene’ were flung open, catapulting Si as a major star on the Rock & Roll circuit.
The release of Si’s current album ‘Modern Life‘ dominated the asintes.org iTunes blues chart ‘s no 1 spot for several months after its release in October 2014.
‘Wow !! How Good Is Si Cranstoun !!’
Chris Evans on the Radio 2 breakfast show
‘timless classic voice’
John Kennedy, XFM Radio
‘ top drawer vocalist’
JD Mcpherson, Pro Musician
‘the best voice of all the singers presently on the retro scene’
Ray Gelato, Pro Musician/Entertainer
‘the greatest performer we’ve had here and the finest voice I’ve heard in 30 years’
Gaz Mayall, Gaz Rockin Blues – Promoter
As usual the evening starts with a jive dance class for beginners. DJs and two licenced bars.