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At the Farncombe Cavern

Friday 20th of April

Redtenbacher’s Funkestra and Dusty Pocket at the Farncombe Cavern

The Farncombe Cavern
Yes, one month has passed again with lightening speed and we are back at the Farncombe Cavern with our regular Funkateers on Friday 20th of April from 8 to 10:30 pm,
Entry will be ?8 on the door, ?6 advance, ?5 for students.

Our line up is as follows:

  • Mike Sturgis – drums
  • Eran Kendler – guitar
  • Jim Hunt – tenor sax
  • Sid Gauld – trumpet
  • Rob Taggart – keys

Our guests are Dusty Pocket as we totally dig their stuff.

Their lineup will be:

  • Mikayl Dawood – Guitar
  • Oscar Reynolds – Drums
  • Ash Stork – Bass
  • Simon ‘Spud’ Smith – Keys
  • Matt London – Sax
  • Jackson Mathod – Trumpet
  • Penny Nichols – Vocals

Dusty Pocket draw influences from 60s funk, jazz and hip-hop to create a high-octane set of original, instrumental grooves. These range from James Brown and Grant Green to Lettuce and John Scofield. The improvised nature of the band demonstrates their strong chemistry and leaves room to express their passion for the music. Recently formed in the Academy of Contemporary Music and expanding all the way to Manchester, the band are starting to make a name for themselves on the London scene. Including Mikayl Dawood – Guitar, Oscar Reynolds – Drums, Ash Stork – Bass Guitar, Jackson Mathod – Trumpet, Matt London – Alto/Tenor Sax , Simon ?Spud? Smith – Keys. Dusty Pocket have just recorded their first live EP, written by two of the members Oscar and Mikayl, Titled ?Smokey?. Their music and upcoming gigs can be found at

PS: We have been back in the studio with Rupert Christie who is tweaking the mixes for ‘The Cooker’…we are totally excited hearing the new tracks again!