FEDERATION OF THE DISCO PIMP
Byres Rd, Glasgow G12 8QX, UK
Federation of the Disco Pimp are BACK!! After a 5 year hiatus, FOTDP return bigger & tougher than ever! Currently recording their 3rd Studio album 'Gratuitous', with super special guests including Funk royalty Fred Wesley (James Brown), it is a statement of their return and shows why they are Scotland's premier exponent of modern Funk. FOTDP are legendary for their endless energy and blistering live sets.
"God bless Federation of the Disco Pimp!" Craig Charles - (Funk and Soul Show, BBC6 Music)"The hottest Scottish funk since the Average White Band" Jazz FM"This record is the illest!" Joel Hamilton - (Producer of Tom Waits, Gil Scott-Heron, Nina Simone)Providing unstoppable grooves since 2010, Multi Award Winning* Federation of the Disco Pimp are Scotland's premier exponent of modern Funk. Combining elements of Old-School Funk, Disco, Psychedelic and Jazz, this 7-piece band of Scots are legendary for their endless energy and blistering live sets.*2017 'Best Musical Group + 2016 'Best Live Performance' Sunday Herald Cultural AwardChampioned by funk legend Craig Charles (BBC6), Jazz Nights on BBC Radio Scotland and Jazz Fm, FOTDP have gained a solid reputation in the UK funk scene resulting in further live performances supporting Craig Charles across the UK.
2014 saw FOTDP being resident house band on BBC Ones 'Tonight at the Games' for 10 nights during the Commonwealth games, featuring on BBC Three every night during the games to close their coverage, House band for a special on BBC2's 'Newsnight' live from the Fringe 'Referendum Special' as well as live in-studio sessions on BBC6's 'Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show' & BBC Radio Scotland's 'Jazz House on Radio Scotland' to name a few highlights.
Already to be featured on their fourth compilation album released via P-Vine Records, is their 3rd with them & 1 with Freestyle Records Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club Compilation.
7.30 pm doors, 8:00 pm start time
Over 14s, under 16s accompanied by an adult over 18
Festival website: www.jazzfest.co.uk
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