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Sun 29 June 2014

Mike Hobart’s Urban Jazz Collective

Mike Hobart is an experienced and soulful saxophonist who has played with the likes of Esther Phillips and Maceo Parker. His first inspirations were the flowing freedoms of Miles Davis’ 1960s quintet and the soulful blues of Ray Charles, but…

Fri 30 May 2014

Miss Soxee and Patrick Steele

A musical journey through Jazz, funk, soul, disco, broken beat and house. Miss Soxee first began circulating her eclectic sounds around Kings Cross, both at the former Ruby Lounge and Lincoln Lounge, where she held a weekly residency. Love of…

Thu 29 May 2014

The Fontanelles

“A terrific 12 piece band who intensify the music’s seductively repetitive rhythms” The Independent “The on stage band works up a storm as they pound through Fela Kuti’s hits to electrifying effect” The Metro In 2011 the groundbreaking Broadway production,…

Sun 11 May 2014

Juwon Ogungbe and the Life Force Band

British-Nigerian pianist/singer Juwon Ogungbe‘s current CD “Life Force Music” covers all bases – African grooves, soul stirring songs and funk licks are effortlessly mixed together. In the first set of tonight’s concert Juwon plays solo and in the second set he…

Sun 04 May 2014

Moderately Optimistic Jazz Orchestra

Mojo (moderately optimistic jazz orchestra) are an exciting 17 piece jazz big band based in north London, made up of great musicians from all over the capital. With a repertoire including laid back & up tempo swing, Latin and funk…

Sun 13 April 2014

The Grip

Finn Peters, flute & saxes Oren Marshall, tuba Tom Skinner, drums Three of Europe’s most in demand and respected jazz musicians combine in a playful, freewheeling and energetic trio. Highly individual soloists Oren Marshall on tuba, Finn Peters on flute…

Put the Needle on the Record – Open Decks

A chance for vinyl collectors to share their musical passions. Selectors can bring up to 10 vinyls each. Hosted by Miss Soxee. Genres welcome are Jazz, Blues, Soul, Ska, Hip Hop, Reggae, Disco and Electro.  No need to sign up,…

Fri 11 April 2014

Minimal Sound System

ElectronicDubFunk by Minimal_Sound_System on Mixcloud Free electronic dub funk DJ night in the Downstairs bar

Sat 05 April 2014

Ghetto Lounge

Ghetto Lounge started as a DJ event in Café 1001, Brick Lane, East London to represent the very best music in Soul, Jazz, Funk, Reggae, Latin and Afrobeat since 2003. Ghetto Lounge is also a recording label and promoter of the…

Fri 28 March 2014

The lost boyz (Stockist & iKut)

Will bring you a buzzing night of dancing and fun. Blending together a mix of funk, soul, reggae, hip-hop and more, sprinkled with homemade beats and scratch sauce.   Hosted by DJ Damian Mihnea Stockist & iKut – Vibe Bar…

Fri 21 March 2014

Miss Soxee

Eclectic selection of various old classics and rare sounds.

Sun 16 March 2014

Put the Needle on the Record – Open Decks

A chance for vinyl collectors to share their musical passions. Selectors can bring up to 10 vinyls each. Hosted by Miss Soxee. Genres welcome are Jazz, Blues, Soul, Ska, Hip Hop, Reggae, Disco and Electro.  No need to sign up,…

Sat 15 March 2014

Minimal Sound System

DJ session – electronic, dub, funk.

Tue 11 March 2014

Enzo Zirilli / Fabio Zeppetella / Ross Stanley

Enzo Zirilli, Ross Stanley and Fabio Zeppetella present music from guitarist Zeppetella’s current release, ‘Handmade’. For this special event at The Vortex, he’s joined by one of the most in demand rhythm sections, formed by the fantastic Enzo Zirilli on…

Sat 08 March 2014

Retro Dom Residency Night

Funk fantastic sounds from Vortex’s own resident DJ Retro Dom.

Fri 07 March 2014

The Rhythms

The Rhythms are 7-piece band from Lagos, Nigeria who mix the cerebral musicality of Afrobeat with the visceral grooves of funk, underpinned with Yoruba-English vocal styles. This is contemporary African music at its best that takes the past into the…

Sat 01 March 2014

Philipos N and Marvel

“disco. The subby deep bass dominates throughout along with tight percussions and filtered disco loops that make your speakers breath. The funky wah-wah groove, stab synths and guitar licks all make up for a great summer club track . All…