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Band set for launch of eagerly awaited debut

Solihull/Birmingham based band The Bluebeat Arkestra are set to play a number of varied evenings throughout the coming months in support of their eagerly awaited debut EP ‘BrewBox’.

Solihull/Birmingham based band The Bluebeat Arkestra are set to play a number of varied evenings throughout the coming months in support of their eagerly awaited debut EP ‘BrewBox’.

The Bluebeat Arkestra are a seven-piece band comprising of the rhythm section from a punk band, a synth-playing rapper, a folk singer/songwriter, a jazz trumpeter and a string player from the National Youth Orchestra.

On Friday, July 29, the band have lined up an EP launch party at Digbeth hotspot ‘The Rainbow’.

Damsonwood-based bass player Dave Breeze said: “We’re so looking forward to the EP launch. We’ve been working on this release for over a year and a half now.

“We’ve played all the big venues, supported several big bands but this feels like it’s our time.”

Two weeks later on Friday, August 12 the band will play an intimate set at Resurrection night club @ Subway City on Livery Street.

“I’ve been going Resurrection for years myself so to be playing inside a club I’ve been hanging at for years is pretty special. I’m really looking forward to how close the audience will be at this one,” said trumpeter Chris Inns from Olton.

Finally the band will play for the first time at the new ‘Vudu’ club on Smallbrook Queensway.

“We’re going to be one of the first bands to play here and it’s always exciting playing a new venue,” said their singer Hayley Trower of Monkspath.

The band’s first single ‘Waves’ was released on local dance label Musique-records last summer. The release comprised of an original track and five dance remixes reaching no. 5 on dance music website - Juno’s chart and has had many people waiting, eagerly, on this release.

For further information about the gigs, call Dave on 07897 244347.

 

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