House of Tippler are excited to announce our first ever Afrobeat night! Celebrating the sounds of West Africa we are joined by ‘The Sufferhedz’ a collaboration band made up of members from the Soothsayers and The Fontanelles.
As well as a fantastic band joining us DJ Gerry Lyseight (Mambista) will be spinning the Afro-Groove to keep the party going. We will also have a special West African inspired Cocktail and Food Menu too keep you full and dancing all night long!
Drums: Ayo Salawu ,
Bass: Emmanuel Afram,
Trumpet vox: Robin Hopcraft ,
Sax vox: Idris Rahman ,
Guitar: Laurence Corns ,
Keys: Ricky Reed
Ayo Salawu is an amazing young drummer from Nigeria via The Bahamas, Emmanuel Afram is from Ghana and has worked with many African acts including Osibisa and Hugh Masakela, Nitin Sawney, Laurence Corns, Robin Hopcraft shared the Musical Director job for the Musical Fela!
Gerry Lyseight (Mambista)
Gerry Lyseight is a legendary selector with an ear for the dance floor! He famously founded the Mambo in back in 1989 and continues to curate music festivals and produce global music bands of the highest calibre. We look forward to hearing his selection of African, Funk, Soul, Swing music on the 13th.
£5 on the door.
You can book earlier by asking one of our staff at the bar, or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org and reserving one.
We hope to see you on the 13th!