Streatham Strut brings together the best of South London’s rich musical talent on Saturday 6th October 2018. Going from early afternoon all the way into the wee hours along Streatham High Road, it is going to be a smorgasbord of original, exceptionally talented, local bands. The Strut has always been one highlights of the Streatham Festival but 2018 takes it to a whole new level. More events to come!
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Myles Emenike-Abigo a.k.a Ashley Abigo is a talented singer, songwriter and producer. Born in London He he found his love music, singing and dancing at the early age of 3 inspired by his pop idle Michael Jackson. At the age 16 (2006) he turned to producing, working at Stormont recording studios developing his skills as sound engineer/producer.
Prepare to be challenged and positively moved as you experience the infectious creativity of Sherika Sherard. With a voice like velvet to deliver her robust persona this Artist never fails to warm the hearts of Listeners. She has had a music picked up by Spike Lee to feature on his Netflix Series of “She’s gotta Have it” and was also asked by Seal to open for him on his tour.
Billy Thomson is a singer-songwriter based in Streatham Hill hailing from Stirling Scotland. With a huge inspiration from bands such as Blink-182 and Say Anything, BIlly has created a blend of Acoustic with American Indie. His debut EP will be released in November 2018. LINKS InstagramFind out more »
Blodyn Bach are a three-piece blues-rock band based in South London.
Definitely worth checking these guys out if you like the sound of traditionally hand-built cigar-box guitars and your blues preference is on the muddy side. Formed at the end of the summer in 2014, Blodyn Bach are currently juggling their time between gigs and the studio.Find out more »
FUNK & HIP-HOP MUSIC
London Beat Club are an exciting 7 piece original Hard-Groove band that are becoming increasingly popular due to their infectious attitude and live performances bursting with energy. Reformed at the end of 2017, they are more ready than ever to take the world by storm!
Taking influence from Disco, Funk, Soul, Rap and Rock, the band is comprised of Inti, Santi and Gaby on vocals and rap, Mark on keys, Huw on guitar, Ed on bass and Soufi on drums.Find out more »
Emmet Scanlan & What the Good Thought are an Independent music act, with members from Ireland, Sweden, New Zealand and the UK, whose music veers away from the usual yet is embraced by all of those who hear it.
The band originally formed in Ireland, but have been based in London for the past 4 years. Over the past few years the band have had some significant successes. They have played numerous prestigious festivals worldwide : The Wickerman Festival (Scotland), The Electric Picnic (Ireland) and The International Folk Alliance (USA). The list of artists is diverse in style and includes Femi Kuti, Badly Drawn Boy and The Saw Doctors.Find out more »
ROCK / SOUL
Female fronted Rock/Soul band, Goodbye Brighton
Although Londoners, their music is heavily influenced by Americana with a sprinkle of British Pop/Rock. They have often been described as; authentic, soul infused and with influences of Alabama Shakes and John Mayer amongst othersFind out more »
ROCK, FUNK, JAZZ, GRUNGE & PSYCHEDELIA
Brixton-based Ese & The Vooduu People are singer/songwriter/guitarist Ese Okorodudu, bassist Basile Petite and ex-Noisette drummer Pharoah Russell.
Acclaimed for her original songwriting, world-class soulful voice and signature guitar which mashes rock, funk, jazz, grunge and psychedelia, South London-born Ese is no stage school product but the real, self-schooled deal who has lived every minute of her gripping songs. A fiery, sensitive, poetic yet wildly entertaining songwriter, she is also what the legendary hip hop engineer/producer/beatmaster Jay Burnett (Beastie Boys, Run DMC, LL Cool J, Afrika Bambaataa etc etc) describes as “the best natural singer I’ve heard in 30 years”. She and her band are inspired by a range of legends from Jimi Hendrix to Amy Winehouse,Skunk Anansie to Erykah Badu.Find out more »
SOUL JAZZ The Mayans are a soul-jazz and world-influenced instrumental quartet from south London. Infectious, tight, melodic grooves tinged with an earthy vibe and bubbling solos. The Mayans are a talented and energetic unit who dig deep into funky and fusion inspired by the likes of Ranglin, Mittoo, Grey Boy All Stars, Eddie Harris, amongst others, as well as arrangements of old school ‘party classics’. The band is in its second year of their creation, and is driven by seasoned…Find out more »
ELECTRONIC / SOUL Brothers Ashley and Simon Arnold and Singer Curtis Dennie are 'All The People'. Mixing analog synth's with live drums and vocals, inspired by the psychedelic production of the 1970's with a deep love of dance music, electronica and soul. ‘Imagine a more soulful Disclosure, or perhaps Hot Chip if they'd spent more time at FWD - sluicing together club sounds and pop nous, we simply can't get enough of All The People.’ CLASH ‘A little bit of…Find out more »