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NEW YEARS EVE party with THE RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND

Come and joint the party !

Listen to the Original Rabbit Foot Spasm BandRussian Dolls

NEW YEARS EVE 2014 – £28

Mulled wine 7.30-8.30 Foot tapping hand clapping revelry, Wine, dine, eat, drink and be merry, 3 course menu £39

From swanky sizzling swing classics blues/Jazz favourites with glamour, style and pizzazz.  Dress swish and swanky prizes for best 20s/30s/40s costume. Fun till one, dance and dine to the singing swinging shenanigans of the;

RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND

Followed by a nationwide enthusiastic audience of their upbeat “Jump Steady” jazz.  ‘Probably the most exciting live band on the circuit today – The Oxford Times ‘Dangerously sexy jazz’ BBC Radio 6

So good they should be prescribed on the NHS” Radio Oxford

www.rabbitfootspasmband.co.uk www.stuartmacbeth.com

Hot growling trumpet of Martin Horfsall, cool clarinet from Red Wilkins, bouncing double bass from Nina Harries and riotous vocals and piano by Stuart Macbeth.  Hats, party poppers, shakers, blowers and all the usual New Years Eve revelry by the band that counts Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet and Nat Gonella among their influences.  Spasm bands once wandered the streets of New Orleans playing homemade instruments with the Rabbit Foot Minstrels who featured Bessie Smith and Ma Rainey amongst their ranks. 

Stuart Macbeth piano (c) Ian Jackson Bethnal Green

A cut down version of the band joins us Thursday nights – THE SPASM RABBIT DUO

A cut down version of the Rabbit Foot Spasm Band – led by live wire Stuart Macbeth on piano and vocals with one of his lively band joining him, they serve up humour and authentic 1920s and 30s jazz, swing, blues and boogie woogie.  Sizzling hot musical must see stuff – come and soak up some nostalgia with a glass of wine, friendly food and join a speakeasy scene for something special and an early start to the weekend  – Thursdays the new Friday !! Bellinis or Martinis the best in town!

 Below is a quick look at some of our upcoming hot unmissable – ticketed Prestige Performance concerts and Special Events,

Buy your concert ticket here and your table to dine will be waiting for you.

Pop by any other night and chill with a drink and enjoy fine live music and friendly food .

DRINK OF THE YEAR – BELLINIS

Sunday and Monday ticketed Prestige Performance Concerts/Special Events play host, to some of the best of the genre world wide.

On non ticketed nights – FREE live Gypsy Swing all night on Tuesday’s Jam session and straight ahead Swing on Wednesday’s Jam session. Thursday, Friday and Saturdays are FREE for before 8pm arrivals and just £6pp after – live music 8-11

A little piece of Paris with nightly affordable live Gypsy Swing, music, mood, wine and food! Pop down and check out an affordable swinging night at Le Q.  So come on girls get away from the lads and soak up some 1930′s Paris atmosphere in London – we have some sizzling Autumn world class concerts coming up – Bellinis, Le Q Bloody Marys, Chocolate Martinis and hot mulled wine

Free parking after 4.30  – 15 minutes walk over Battersea Bridge from Chelsea and Kensington – various bus routes available

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NEW YEARS EVE 2014 Book before DECEMBER 1ST £25 - £28 AFTER Mulled wine 7.30-8.30 Foot tapping hand clapping revelry, fun till 1. Wine, dine, eat, drink and be merry, 3 course men... more

Golden Girl Ava sings for you...

Saturday 20 December

Cabaret entertainer AVA GOLDING our golden girl SINGS FOR YOUR pleasure with piano accompaniment. Ava’s diva classic vocal style serves you an EVENING OF NOSTALGIC SWING/JAZZ & f... more
Direct from Django’s Cigarette Case: Christmas with the family? we couldn't think of anything worse! Come to Le Quecumbar and enjoy the anarchic wrongness of Le Bistrotet to warm... more
Direct from Django’s Cigarette Case: Christmas with the family? we couldn't think of anything worse! Come to Le Quecumbar and enjoy the anarchic wrongness of Le Bistrotet to warm... more
London's best kept secret - feel the buzz - be part of a hot music scene hidden away in Battersea but 10 minutes from Chelsea and Kings Road.... Join the in crowd, chillax in the s... more

LE QUECUMBAR ALLSTARS – A BAND FOR ALL OCCASIONS

Need a Gypsy Swing outfit for your function? What the people say about the QuecumBar Allstars;

Royal Academy of Dance Summer Party – Sarah-Jane Lewis Lead Events Officer  “.. Our staff loved the music and didn’t want it to end, …It really made our evening special ..we very much hope we can work with you again in the future.”

David Field, PRIMA Design Exhibition ” The Allstars touch all the nerve endings, stirring and feeding our emotions.  From firing the intense and elated feelings of happiness to evoking the warm tears from remembering lost love, the Allstars playing ‘Gypsy’ let you know you are alive.   The music hits you in way some poetry can but stays with you mainly because it inspires the heart. Divine stuff !“.

 

Pete Watson, Ealing Jazz Festival “One of the highlights of this years Ealing Jazz Festival

 

Kath Serkis, Organiser of Bastille Day Festival, Borough Market “ The Allstars really made our Bastille Day celebrations go with a swing! They provided just the right touch of authenticity with their bal musette and Gypsy Swing numbers, and their musicianship was incredible. “ 

 

Wedding at Hornimans Museum “They were fantastic and absolutely charming the lot of them! I will be sure the recommend them to anyone who asks.”  

Le QuecumBar Allstars are available for all events with multiple line up options – contact Sylvia 02077872227

 

“Singers and Musicians are some of the most driven, courageous people on the face of the earth. They deal with more day-to-day rejection in one year than most people do in a lifetime.

Every day, they face the financial challenge of living a freelance lifestyle, the disrespect of people who think they should get real jobs, and their own fear that they’ll never work again.

Every day, they have to ignore the possibility that the vision they have dedicated their lives to is a pipe dream.

With every note, they stretch themselves, emotionally and physically, risking criticism and judgment.

With every passing year, many of them watch as the other people their age achieve the predictable milestones of normal life – the car, the family, the house, the nest egg.

Why?

Because musicians and singers are willing to give their entire lives to a moment – to that melody, that lyric, that chord, or that interpretation that will stir the audience’s soul.

Singers and Musicians are beings who have tasted life’s nectar in that crystal moment when they poured out their creative spirit and touched another’s heart.

In that instant, they were as close to magic, God, and perfection as anyone could ever be. And in their own hearts, they know that to dedicate oneself to that moment is worth a thousand lifetimes.”

- David Ackert, LA Times

Le Q Records label records live performances at Le QuecumBar to support the musicians who play here. This is a self-funding label and all Le Q Records’ own recordings are available at http://www.linnrecords.com/search.aspx?query=le+q+records in Studio Master, CD Quality, and MP3 formats. You can also buy our CDs here at our music store plus other great players’ CDs of this style.