Bootsy's Rubber Band tickets

Bootsy's Rubber Band

& Club nite til late
Bootsy's Rubber Band tickets
O2 Forum, London
Friday 23rd Jun 2017 8:00pm
Maximum of 8 tickets
Over 18s only


Doors 8pm - Curfew 2am

Performing Artists

Born October 1951 in Cinncinati Ohio, Bootsy started out at the legendary King Records as an in house staff musician (playing with the likes of Hank Ballard, Marva Whitney etc.) before leaving to join 'The Hardest Working Man In Show Business' Mr James Brown as part of the JB’s and helping to craft such all time classics as 'Get Up', 'Sex Machine' , 'Super Bad' and 'Soul Power'.

After leaving the JB's he joined P-Funk maestro George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic which yielded hits such as 'Tear the Roof of the Sucker'. It was George Clinton who encouraged Bootsy to form his own band and release his own records, which Bootsy duely did. After forming Bootsy's Rubber Band and getting signed to Columbia, the band went on to release multiple gold million selling albums and chart hits known for their bizzare humour, outrageous lyrics and unadulterated funk.

During the 80s/90s Bootsy was very much sought after and worked with an array of artists such as Herbie Hancock, Talking Heads, Keith Richards, Cyndi Lauper, Ice Cube and Africa Bambaataa. It was also during this period he lent his funk magic to an up coming group called Deee-Lite, spawning the massive hit 'Groove is in The Heart’ and a world tour with Bootsy as special guest bassist. This in turn lead to more collaborations with the likes of Snoop Dogg , Red Hot Chili Peppers, Phil Ramone and more.

In 1997 Bootsy was inducted into the Rock n Roll Hall of Fame and in 2002 he received his first grammy award for his work with Fatboy Slim on “Weapon of Choice'.

On Friday 23 June 2017 you have the chance to see one of the all time great musicians and P-funk pioneers live in action at the O2 Forum Kentish Town. This is Bootsy’s first UK show in over 5 years and will celebrate over 40 years of Funk, Soul and R&B - it’s a night not to be missed!

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9-17 Highgate Road

Accessibility Information

Customers requiring disabled access tickets should contact the venue at or phone 020 7428 4080 before booking a ticket.
HMV Forum welcome Deaf and disabled customers and will do all that we can to ensure that access requirements are met
Access Information for Deaf and disabled customers.
This information below is also available in large print, and can be posted or emailed. Please request it at, or call 020 7428 4080. The line opens at 11:00 and closes at 17:00 and operates Monday to Friday. (Please do not call outside these hours as you will be asked to call back, tickets cannot be purchased on this line). Please note that no other query can be dealt with on this number. If the line is unattended, we ask you to please be patient and strongly recommend you email us. Alternatively, information is also available at the venue, when the Box Office opens (Performance days: 5:00pm to 9:30pm / Non-performance days: Close

Age Restrictions:
Strictly over 14s. (14-16s only admitted with an adult). 16+ with photo ID.
Strictly over 18s for Club Nights. Please check individual events for exceptions.

From Kentish Town tube, turn right out of the station and the Forum is 200 yrds on your left.

Street parking is very limited - please use public transport.

Public Transportation:
Nearest rail: Kentish Town Thameslink. Nearest tube: Kentish Town. Buses: C2, 214, 134, 135 (Night buses N20, N134).

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Or text TFL to 60835
Box Office Collections/Venue pickup: Any tickets left at the box office may be picked up on the day from when the doors open. Please don’t forget your credit card used to book with and your confirmation number given as proof of purchase.

General Rules:
No video cameras or recording devices allowed. No food or drink to be taken into the venue.

Miscellaneous: Licenced Bars

Parking Facilities: Limited street parking available near venue, advise using public transport.

Capacity: 2300 (1500 Downstairs / 800 Upstairs)


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