Late Night Music in The Crazy Coqs
Every Friday & Saturday night, following the 9.15pm ticketed event, The Crazy Coqs plays host to 'Round Midnight - a free of charge, late-night music show.
With a different band each night, playing from around 11.00pm until 12.30am, the diverse line-up champions the likes of Blues, Jazz, Swing, Cuban, Calypso, Americana, African Highlife and everything in between.
Completely free of charge with no reservations needed - first come, first served.
THE WEST SIDE SYNCOPATORS
The Westside Syncopators play entertaining, swinging, danceable jazz influenced by the sounds of New Orleans. With a line up of trumpet, banjo/guitar, double bass, and plenty of entertaining vocals from within the band, you're sure of an evening of classic tunes from the Crescent City and beyond!
MATICES LATINOS TRIO
Matices Latinos Trio is a contemporary Latin outfit led by Colombian singer Luz Elena Caicedo, and musically directed by Venezuelan Master Percussionist Wilmer Sifontes. Their border hopping style, and percussive approach to the Latin American song book, is an authentic experience full of the colourful, passionate and joyful vibrancy of its many musical genres.
BEN SOMERS STRING BAND
A passionate, deep and individual musical offering representing Somers' multitude of influences such as Bluegrass, Old Time and European Folk, brought together to form his unique sound.
THE SUGAR KINGS
From the Salons of pre-revolution Havana, where the sweet smell of cigars lingered and the aged rum flowed, The Sugar Kings trio present Son Montuno, Guaracha and Cha Cha Cha with a ray of Cuban sunshine. Inspired by the revival of traditional Cuban music from the amazing 'Buena Vista Social Club', it was Cuban percussionist and singer, Flavio Correa who formed the band. The three-piece is made up of himself, one of the UK's leading Salsa players, Elpidio Caicedo and classically trained Tres player and singer, Daniel Carnago.
THE MARCUS BONFANTI DELTA TRIO
A twice winner of the British Blues Award for Best Acoustic Performer and Best Songwriter, Marcus Bonfanti has toured the world with many artists as well as his own band. He is currently in his fourth year of fronting the Ronnie Scott's Blues Explosion and has worked with the likes of Eric Clapton, Tom Jones, Ginger Baker as well as opening shows for Chuck Berry and others. Known for his deep, powerful vocal style and ability to combine many differing guitar styles to create his own unique sound, Bonfanti's live shows are full of a raw energy that many people thought had left live music a long time ago.
THE HILIFE ALLSTARS
Hilife is one of the major African forms of popular music, as broad in its scope and as danceable as funk or reggae. The Hilife Allstars specialises in playing this uniquely grooving music, and features the amazing Kodjovi Kush - singer, animateur and bass player from Togo, West Africa; Kofi Adu, a legendary drummer from Ghana; and Phil Dawson, a pan-African UK guitarist who has played with many of the greats from this genre. Your feet will twitch until you can't help but get up from your seat and get down with them!