Disco & Funk Originators
Fatback Band

Fatback Band

Disco & Funk Originators
Fatback Band

Friday 14th June

Line up

  • Fatback Band

Price

Standing Tickets: £30 Restaurant: £40

Doors

19:00-22:30

The Ambassadors of Funk, return to the Jazz Cafe for three nights to play their most spectacular, full band, live shows ever! These shows will be a celebration to Bill ‘Fatback’ Curtis, who was in October 2023, inducted in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

The Fatback Band are one of the most acclaimed Funk & Disco groups to have ever emerged from America. Formed in New York City in 1970, the Fatback Band was the concept of Bill ‘Fatback’ Curtis. Fatback, mixed jazz, funk and prefigured disco and were at the beginning of rap; their 1979 rap single “King Tim III” was released a week before the Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight”.

The Fatback Band have released over 35 albums and have had countless hits, which have become club anthems, including: “I Found Lovin’”, “Spanish Hustle”, “Is This The Future”, “Back Strokin’”, “Wicky Wacky”, “Yum Yum”, “Keep On Steppin’”, “I Like Girls”, “(Are You Ready) Do The Bus Stop”), “King Tim III (Personality Jock)”…

Plus, the Street Sounds Radio DJs will host each evening to put the Funk in our face and get the party started!

Friday 14th June

The Ambassadors of Funk, return to the Jazz Cafe for three nights to play their most spectacular, full band, live shows ever! These shows will be a celebration to Bill ‘Fatback’ Curtis, who was in October 2023, inducted in the North Carolina Music Hall of Fame.

The Fatback Band are one of the most acclaimed Funk & Disco groups to have ever emerged from America. Formed in New York City in 1970, the Fatback Band was the concept of Bill ‘Fatback’ Curtis. Fatback, mixed jazz, funk and prefigured disco and were at the beginning of rap; their 1979 rap single “King Tim III” was released a week before the Sugarhill Gang’s “Rapper’s Delight”.

The Fatback Band have released over 35 albums and have had countless hits, which have become club anthems, including: “I Found Lovin’”, “Spanish Hustle”, “Is This The Future”, “Back Strokin’”, “Wicky Wacky”, “Yum Yum”, “Keep On Steppin’”, “I Like Girls”, “(Are You Ready) Do The Bus Stop”), “King Tim III (Personality Jock)”…

Plus, the Street Sounds Radio DJs will host each evening to put the Funk in our face and get the party started!

Line up

  • Fatback Band

Price

Standing Tickets: £30 Restaurant: £40

Doors

19:00-22:30