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AGMP presents direct from Austin, Texas, USA
An evening with
HOT CLUB OF COWTOWN
Thursday 30th October
The Britannia Theatre, Leviathan Way, Chatham, Kent.
From the bright lights of the Grand Ol’ Opry to the UK’s Glastonbury and Cambridge Festivals, the BBC’s ‘Later…with Jools Holland’ and festival stages worldwide, The Hot Club of Cowtown has ascended from its unlikely beginnings in NYC’s East Village more than a decade ago, to become the premier ambassador of Hot Jazz and Western Swing through sheer tenacity, virtuosity and the unstoppable power of their breathtaking live show.
Naturally when live and in the flesh, there remain glimpses into Romany music and culture, capturing the musical sophistication and sizzle of Stephane Grappelli and Django Reinhardt’s Quintette du Hot Club de France.
“I first saw them at SXSW in 1999, continuing the tradition of the great Texan Western bands. Their recent session on ‘Bob Harris Country’ (BBC Radio 2) was a sensation.” - Bob Harris, BBC
“The world’s most engaging Western Swing band – their shows are all about energy and joie de vivre – the devil-may-care style that combined the rigour of Jazz with the down-home sentiment of Country and earthiness of the Blues – it is as a live act that they have made their greatest impact.” - The Sunday Times
Elana James - Vocals / Fiddle
Whit Smith - Vocals / Guitar
Jake Erwin - Bass / Vocals