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Unusual things to do in London this week with Thinking Bob: 14th – 20th October

Up for some geeky, interesting and unusual things to do in London this week? We’ve got you covered…

Take a look at our recommended selection of events that are too good to miss this week.

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  • Hideaway – Sunday Lunch

    October 9, 2019
    We’re back at top London jazz club Hideaway Streatham for another Sunday jazz lunch – in December it’s going to be a Rat Pack Christmas Special!

    They’ll be performing your favourite hits from the legendary trio – Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr – with just enough Christmas numbers to put you in the festive mood! You can expect to hear favourites such as I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Ain’t That a Kick in the Head, Mr. Bojangles, Let It Snow and many more.

    This award-winning jazz club is the perfect setting for an afternoon of live music. Sit and enjoy live music along with a Sunday roast, or take to the dancefloor at the side of the stage to burn off those extra pudding calories.
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  • Gig Night: The Ranch & Ħoss Project

    October 7, 2019
    The Ranch can be defined as an uncouth, uncivilised and unsophisticated contemporary group who are hardcore committed to delivering a high-powered, colourful, contemporary sound, brimming with experimentation, improvisation and attitude!
    Ħoss Project can be defined as a contemporary jazz fusion trio based in London, focused on improvisation and expression in the moment through rhythmic experimentation and lush harmonic movement.

    If you love all things rock, jazz and crazy then this night is for you!
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  • Ronnie Scott’s: The W3 Sessions – Jazz & Funk Night

    August 19, 2019
    London based Soul/Funk Collective hosts London’s most prestigious funk night, W3 Sessions at Ronnie Scotts bar, featuring musicians who have toured with the likes of Incognito, Brand New Heavies, Rizzle Kicks, Gary Barlow, Olly Murs, LuLu, Jessie J, Wretch 32 and more. The night will be run by Saxophonist Ed Mitchell, and features a collective of musicians who have performed and toured with each other for over a decade.
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  • Ronnie Scott’s: The W3 Sessions – Jazz & Funk Night

    August 19, 2019
    London based Soul/Funk Collective hosts London’s most prestigious funk night, W3 Sessions at Ronnie Scotts bar, featuring musicians who have toured with the likes of Incognito, Brand New Heavies, Rizzle Kicks, Gary Barlow, Olly Murs, LuLu, Jessie J, Wretch 32 and more. The night will be run by Saxophonist Ed Mitchell, and features a collective of musicians who have performed and toured with each other for over a decade.
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  • THE BEATLES’ ABBEY ROAD 50TH ANNIVERSARY

    August 14, 2019
    In 2016 & 2017, The Midnight Special performed 4 sold out Jazz Café shows celebrating the 50th anniversaries of both ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band’ and ‘The White Album’. At each of the performances, the band faithfully reproduced the albums, in full, note for note, accompanied by a full string section.

    The Midnight Special return to The Jazz Cafe for two more shows, this time performing The Beatles’ final masterpiece, ‘Abbey Road’. Once again, the band will be playing the album in full, with another rendition happening the following night.

    Once the album has been played in full, the band will return to the stage for a second set of Beatles greatest hits.

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  • Barrelhouse Blues at The Blues Kitchen Camden

    July 30, 2019
    How is it still only Tuesday?! How about a night filled with blues music, good food and tasty drinks?

    The Blues Kitchen in Camden has got you covered.

    Feel like some grub whilst you’re there? Texan BBQ food is on the menu 🙂
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  • Jazz Night Tuesdays at Ronnie Scott’s

    July 30, 2019
    Join us this Tuesday night at Ronnie Scott’s for the last of a series of jazz nights called Ruby Sings at Ronnie’s Upstairs.

    Unsigned talent at one of the best live music gigs in central London at one of the oldest jazz venues.

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