Jazz Funk Soul

Get your groove on and bring your dancing shoes!
Get excited, join us at Totara Street for a Funk and Soul Dance Party and shake the house down with two great bands. DJ/Saxophonist Lewis McCallum warms up the crowd from 8pm.

Sex on Toast (AUS)
Direct from Melbourne 6-piece Sex on Toast specialise in raw early 80’s funk, hard-edged new jack swing, and heartfelt blue-eyed soul. Their choreography, complex arrangements, performative larrikinism and danceability have won the hearts of casual punters and hardcore fans alike.

Mr Speaker
Mr Speaker are a 10-piece funk and soul group from Auckland playing originals, 70s hits and rarities, and funk-flavoured revamps of modern tunes. The band features members of Opensouls, Sal Valentine & the Babyshakes, Hipstamatics, and Avantdale Bowling Club.
Tane Tari - vocals
Geneva Alexander-Marsters - vocals
Jason Herbert - guitar and vocals
Windon Bradfield - guitar
Eric Scholes - bass
Ivan Luketina-Johnson - drums
Kurt Dyer - percussion
Cameron Allen - baritone sax
Pete France - tenor sax
Finn Scholes - trumpet

Grab your tickets for the coolest party of the weekend!