Led by James Brown’s MD, renowned saxophonist Pee Wee Ellis and co-curated with singer China Moses, FUNK: A Music Revolution celebrates funk’s influence from its early days to latest sounds.

“From 1967 when Mr. Brown and I wrote “Cold Sweat” until today, Funk has been woven into the DNA of popular music. We want to tell that story.” – Pee Wee Ellis

Featuring groundbreaking songs Cold Sweat and Say it Loud, I’m Black and I’m Proud, the ten-piece band journey through six decades of music. Hear new arrangements of the funk classics, riffs and samples that have influenced popular music from disco to afrobeat to hip hop. UK street dance group The Locksmiths join the stage.

Bring on the FUNK. Line up:
BAND LEADER, MD, sax – Pee Wee Ellis
VOCALSChina Moses with special guest OMAR MBE
HORNSCamilla George – sax, Dennis Rollins MBE – trombone
KEYSDan Moore
BASSNeville Malcolm
DRUMSDaru Jones
RAPPERLady Sanity

The Locksmiths dance co.
Produced by Sound UK.

To access the Spotify Inspiration Playlist, click here.

Please note: there is no lift access to seats in the balconies or choir stalls for the duration of the Warwick 20:20 Project. If you have any queries, please contact Box Office.


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