Join us for blazing street beats and piano-driven sounds of the honky-tonk, with more beads and bedlam than you can shake your tail feather at this Mardi Gras.
Mardi Gras Mambo is back! The London guardians of the New Orleans groove host the hottest authentic NOLA parties this side of Bourbon Street.
GROOVES: Dom & the Iko's – Intoxicating piano and wailing sax create the unmistakable Crescent City 50's RnB sound from Ronnie Scott's residents Dom &The Iko's. Every show builds to fever pitch, cooking up a steaming musical brew. http://www.dompipkin.co.uk/
The Brass Volcanoes- Ever wondered what a Second Line is? London's finest, funked-out six piece brass outfit will show you, they'll even jump into the crowd, horns blazing, drums pumping and bounce with you...
BEATS: DJ Lil' Koko - One time resident of the Treme, DJ Lil' Koko digs deep into her stash of vinyl treasures spinning rare New Orleans RnB, jump jive and swing. Recent support to Preservation Hall Jazz Band and The Dirty Dozen Brass.
EATS: The Gumbo Shack. Come hungry, leave soulful!
Platters of gumbo and jambalaya from New Orleans' own, Chef Nataleigh Rene at Gumbo Galley.
Come dressed ready to party Mardi Gras style – beads, masks, feathers, boldness. PHOTOBOOTH! To capture the frolics.
Wooden floor for those who choose to shimmy and swing-out.
£8 in advance; £10 on the door
The Four Thieves
51 Lavender Gardens, SW11 1DJ
No one does New Orleans music like Mardi Gras Mambo- a collective of pioneering London based musicians, DJ's and writers passionate about all things Crescent City.