Fresh from Groovin’ The Moo and Seth Sentry’s national tours, Tuka and Ellesquire have been tearing the country apart with sold out shows everywhere. Saturday June 8 will see them come direct to their hometown to join fellow locals Jones Jnr at Newtown Hotel for one hell of a night of Soul and Hip Hop.
Tuka, one third of Newtown’s beloved Thundamentals has had an insanely busy 18 months starting with the release of Thundmentals highly acclaimed Foreverlution which ignited a blazing tour all over the country. Thundamentals fast became Triple j’s most popular ‘Like A Version’ with their cover of Matt Corby’s Brother. October saw the release of Tuka’s solo EP Feedback Loop featuring diamond tracks such as Just To Feel Wanted and Die A Happy Man.
Ellesquire (Big Village and Loose Change) known for his smooth charm and eloquent wit will be whipping punters into a state of hilarity and style as he performs snippets from his brand new Mixtape ‘The Messtape‘ and his 2012 album Ready including the hit On The Prowl.
Ev Jones and DJ Morgs collaborated on the now infamous Thundamentals’ cover of Matt Corby’s Brother for Triple j’s ‘Like A Version’ with Ev Jones performing guest vocals with the band. This sparked a collaboration that saw the pair release a Soultape that soon spun international bookers into a frenzy. Make sure you get to the gig early to catch Jones Jnr and see their most recent live offering.
Don’t miss this free epic local Hip Hop and sweet soul line up. The show will kick off at 7pm so get in early to get a spot as this one is sure to hit capacity. For a taste of what’s to come check out the free download of Ellesquires ‘The Messtape’ and Jones Jnr’s ‘Soultape’. See you on Saturday the 8th of June.