Roots 8

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Last Show: Thursday 7 th September 2017

PizzaExpress Live (Maidstone)

Roots 8 are together as one. From their time in two iconic bands of the ‘70s, Sam Kelly and Gregg Kofi Brown have finally realised a long-term plan – to share the stage together with a new sound that draws on Cymande’s ‘calypso’ back beat and the African vibe of Osibisa. ROOTS 8 embrace a selection of World Music including well-known Osibisa hits ("Sunshine Day"/"Bisa") and Cymande favourites

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Roots 8 (formerly Together As One) Features Gregg Kofi Brown (Osibisa), Paul Jobson, Jerome Marcus, Tony Qunta, Clare Hirst (Hazel O'Connor's sax lady), Danny Blomeley, multi-Grammy-award winner, Phil Ramocon and the fabulous Kyla Brox.