THE RENOWNED King Pleasure and the Biscuit Boys will be heading to Bromsgrove’s Artrix this Saturday, January 5.
The group, billed as one of the most authentic rhythm and blues bands to come from outside the USA, will take to the stage at 8pm.
The band have more than 6,500 performances in 21 countries under their belt in the 30 years they have been on the road and have become an institution.
They have opened shows for BB King, Cab Calloway and His Orchestra, Ray Charles, and they have toured with the real Blues Brothers Band from the movie.
They have played concerts and at festivals throughout the UK and Europe and appeared on 36 radio shows and made 73 TV appearances, including on Blue Peter, Teletubbies, Challenge Anneka, The Gadget Show and The Paradise Club series, where they were the house band.
The band, who have recorded 11 albums for Big Bear Records, is made up of King Pleasure (vocals and baritone saxophone), Boysey Battrum (alto and tenor saxophones), Bullmoose K Shirley (guitars), Mighty Matt Foundling (piano), Shark Van Schtoop (bass), and Gary ‘The Enforcer’ Barber (percussion).
Tickets, at £17 (£15 for over 60s and students), are available from artrix.co.uk or by calling 01527 577330.
Visit www.kingpleasure.co.uk for more information on the band.