FUNKDUB’S SIXTH BIRTHDAY AFFAIR WITH ‘THE GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB’
Funkdub has gone from strength to strength over the years attracting such luminaries as Keb Darge, The Dub Pistols, Little Barrie, Greg Wilson, Pama International, Max Sedgley & The Shoots, Yes King and Jimmy Screech to name but a few. Celebrating the sixth birthday in style, Funkdub residents’ 3DJ and G-Kush will be tearing it up with very special live guests The Gentleman’s Dub Club. Oh yeah.
THE GENTLEMAN’S DUB CLUB
Gentleman’s Dub Club is a nine-piece band that formed in Leeds in early 2006. With a style based in dub, ska and roots reggae, GDC have burst onto the UK circuit, rocking gigs and festivals up and down the country with their super high energy show. Combining tight grooves and a heavyweight sound, Gentleman’s Dub Club bring the party to crowds of all ages hungry for a dance floor workout, with their gigs often ending in a frenzied mosh pit reminiscent of a mid 80’s ska night. Live effects and mixing make for a crystal clear sound, and the band’s larger than life stage presence makes for a mesmerising experience.
The GDC have supported such acts as Roots Manuva, The Streets, The Wailers, Finlay Quaye, Natty, The Bays, Beardyman, Zion Train and Foreign Beggars Live Band. They have appeared at Glastonbury, Camp Bestival, Latitude Festival, Outlook Festival (Croatia) and Secret Garden Party, and have played at some of the most prestigious venues in the country, including Koko, The Coronet, The Jazz Café, Rock City Nottingham and Carling Academy Oxford.
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