Need to get some more soul back into your life? Then The Irish Village has the quintessential line up for you to do just that! The upcoming Soul Jam includes an array of critically acclaimed soul, jazz and R&B artists; Mica Paris, Alexander O’Neal, Omar and Jaki Graham. Strap yourself in because they will bring the house down on Thursday, October 5.
Securing his name in the R&B history books, Alexander O’Neal is one of the genres most iconic names. With chart smash Criticize lighting up dance floors across the world thirty years after its release, his sound has transcended generations.
Originally released in 1987 from his album Hearsay the single recently entered the UK charts once more. Signed by Prince back in the early days as part of The Time his journey in and out of various band formations propelled him to be the solo artist that we best know him for today.
With his heart firmly in the music industry and a loyalty to the thousands that still buy his records, O’Neal’s passion to keep his sound alive is ever present.
The musical history of British soul pioneer Omar is renowned – the Lyefook family has musical talent embedded deep in their DNA, Omars’ father Byron worked as a studio musician and drummer with Bob Marley, Horace Andy and even The Rolling Stones.
Jaki Graham is a unique entertainer – her down-to-earth approach to life and compassion for others, combined with a powerful and inspirational voice and visual impact on stage, have made her one of the most appealing and enduring Soul entertainers to emerge from the UK.
Could it Be I’m Falling In Love? marked a significant collaboration in Jaki’s career, and is one song that remains a timeless 80s classic. Ain’t Nobody did exceptionally well in the United States reaching No.1 in the Billboard dance charts for 5 weeks
Mica Paris is one of the UK’s finest and most respected female singers with a career full of Top 10 hit singles and albums worldwide.? The range, power, and…