Blunter Brothers at East Court – 3rd April 2020

The Blunter Brothers at East Court

The Blunter Brothers, a Classic Funk, Soul and Mowtown band are playing at East Court Meridian Hall on Friday 3rd April 2020. Doors open at 7.15pm.

The band covers all the hits from artists such as James Brown, Stevie Wonder, Ray Charles, Curtis Mayfield, The Average White Band and many more. Originally from Sussex, The Blunter Brothers formed way back in 1989 and has become established as one of the premiere ‘Revue’ acts in the country. The band was headhunted to play the Hammersmith Apollo for comedian Stephen K Amos’ nationwide tour finale and is the only band to have been asked to play at the BBC sports personality of the year after show party. In fact, they were asked back and did it two years in a row.

Dave Baxter, manager of the Blunter Brothers, said “The band is really looking forward to playing at this great venue. We know that there are lots of Funky people in and around East Grinstead and this is a great chance to see an old school band playing Classic Funk, Soul and Motown the way it used to be. Members of the Blunter Brothers have worked with, amongst others, Sir Elton John, Sir Cliff Richard, Joan Armatrading, Mica Paris, Nelly Furtado, Joss Stone, Tears For Fears, Heather Small (M People) and Macy Gray!

Mr Pee Wee Ellis, James Brown’s sax player/MD/Co-composer from the 60’s said about the Blunter Brothers: “Played a great gig with The Blunter Brothers last weekend. Nice camaraderie between the guys and a good vibe in the evening”.

Hollie Farris, Mr Brown’s trumpeter/bandleader from the 80’s said about the Blunter Brothers: “When I started listening to the tracks, I thought it was a recording of us 20 years ago! You guys really nailed it. Good, tight band”.

If you fancy a Funky Good Time (and a Boogie!), this is one not to be missed.

Pre-Show Street Food and table bookings

We’re pleased to offer pre-show street food at this event, join us between 7pm and 8pm and enjoy Curry or Chilli before the band start as well as benefiting from a reserved table for you and your group.

Choose from the following options when you pre-book:

  • Chicken Curry (mild), served with rice, poppadoms and mango chutney
  • Chickpea and vegetable curry (vegan), served with rise, poppadoms and mango chutney
  • Classic Beef Chilli, served with rice, tortillas and dips

You can select food when you book your tickets, or just add food as a separate order if you’ve already booked. When you select food options you’ll also be asked for your group name so we can ensure that your sat with friends on separate bookings. Please ensure you book a general admission ticket as well as food.

A fully licensed bar plus additional outdoor bar and hot bar snacks will be available on the night.

Table booking is available when you pre-book dining options. There will be some  additional unreserved tables available on the night however this is not a seated event so please arrive early.

 

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