Hot 8 Brass Band tickets

Hot 8 Brass Band Tickets

Hot 8 Brass Band Fan Reviews (3) 5.0
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Hot 8 Brass Band, Newcastle Riverside, Newcastle Upon Tyne - 11th February 2019

This gig was awesome - Loud , funky and immersive.

The support band chronotic brass were really great too

Posted by shelley on 12/02/2019

"Superb night"
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Hot 8 Brass Band, Cambridge Junction, Cambridge - 13th October 2017

One of the best Jazz Nights yet, Super upbeat, lively and soo much energy.

Posted by Elena on 14/10/2017

"Just as good as I hoped"
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Hot 8 Brass Band, Rescue Rooms, Nottingham - 6th April 2017

The band were great, really got the crowd going and even came for a beer after! Looking forward to seeing them play again.

Posted by Chris on 07/04/2017

The Hot 8 Brass Band blends hip-hop, jazz and funk styles with traditional New Orleans brass sounds. The group was originally formed in 1995 by Bennie Pete, Jerome Jones and Harry Cook by merged the Looney Tunes Brass Band and the High Steppers Brass Band together to create the sensational Hot 8 Brass Band.

Since 1995 the band has only released two studio albums; 2007's #Rock with The Hot 8' and 2012's 'The Life and Times of the Hot 8 Brass Band'. The group also featured on the 2008 release 'Down in New Orleans' by The Blind Boys of Alabama. The group rose to fame following an appearance in Spike Lee's 2006 documentary 'When the Levees Broke: A Requiem in Four Acts'.

See them play at Cambridge Junction, Rescue Rooms at Nottingham, The Welly in the might city of Hull, The Assembly at Leamington Spa, Norwich Waterfront and Engine Rooms at Southampton during July 2019.

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New Orleans’ premier purveyors of roof raising, jazz infused, funk and hip hop fuelled marching band music, Hot 8 Brass Band can be found at the heart of a current fever for all things brass. Highlighted by their recent Grammy nomination for their striking second album, ‘The Life & Times Of… The Hot 8 Brass Band’, Hot 8 have received immense accolades from local, national, and international media outlets;

The BBC has called the album “an appealing metaphor for their home city’s hope and vitality ”; The Guardian (London): “No outfit has done more than the Hot 8 to recast the long tradition of New Orleans marching music for modern times. This second album finds them in incendiary form.

Everyone knows what this band has been through,” says bandleader and sousaphone player Bennie Pete. “Our story is the story of the New Orleans streets. This album just tells those stories to the world.

New Orleans’s own Hot 8 Brass Band has epitomized New Orleans street music for two decades. The band plays traditional Second Line parades, hosted each Sunday afternoon by Social Aid and Pleasure Clubs, infusing their performance with the funk and energy that makes New Orleans music loved around the world. The members of the Hot 8 were born and raised in New Orleans and many began playing together in high school. Today, the Hot 8 combines local performances with national and international appearances. With their third LP, ‘Tombstone’ closely following sister album ‘The Life & Times Of…’ (Nov 2012), Hot 8 have gained widespread coverage and support.

They have been featured in the HBO series Treme, in Spike Lee’s When the Levees Broke, and on Time-Life Records and Smithsonian Folkways, and regularly tour the US and the World including a Europe and US tour coming up this year.

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