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PLAYED ON: Thursday 29 September 2016

CYMANDE

Gig info

STAGE TIMES:

DJ FEMI: 7PM

CYMANDE: 8.30PM

These times are just for guidance and are subject to change, KOKO cannot be held responsible for changes to these show times, please arrive early to avoid disappointment

Please note, this show is 14+ (under 16s must be accompanied by someone who's 18 or over).

All of the founder members of Cymande are back to play together again for a special London concert celebrating the work of this seminal British Funk Group.

Formed in 1971, the name Cymande comes from a Calypso word for Dove symbolising Peace & Love. Discovered by legendary producer John Schroeder who signed them to Janus Records and produced their debut single "The Message" which hit the top 20 in the USA.

After releasing three albums "Cymande", "Second time around" and "Promised Heights" which featured future Rare Groove and Breaks classics such as "Bra", "Brother's on the Slide" & "Fug" the band disbanded in 1974.
Artists who have sampled Cymande over the years include Wu-Tang Clan, EPMD, De La Soul, Dan the Automator, The KLF, Gang Starr, The Fugees, Kenny Dope, Sugarhill Gang & more.

Please note, tickets are not currently available from the venue box office, online only. Tickets for other shows are available unless stated otherwise. Please note, you may be required to have your ID scanned at the front door. For more information, please click here.

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