The Whisky and Live Blues Burns Night Party (OPEN SCOTCH WHISKY BAR)
- The Harrison
***EXTRA DATE ADDED - JANUARY 26TH AT 6 PM***
The boys from the Rhythm and Booze Project are back with another Burns Night celebration! Felipe and Paul are going to bring you a night full of whisky, music, mischief, and maybe even a little bit of poetry from the Scottish Bard.
Taking place in the intimate speakeasy basement of the Harrison bar in King's Cross, this is a combination gig and whisky tasting, featuring an OPEN WHISKY BAR (you read that right) boasting a large selection of premium Scottish single malts as well as other whiskies from around the world. The boys will be doing what what they do best as a gritty duo, both as musicians and whisky professionals, providing a thoroughly entertaining and unique show.
Oh, and there will be vegetarian haggis canapés. They're going to be delicious. However, be sure to have a meal before you come down.
Last year sold out quickly, so book now!
Here's the duo's official bio:
The Rhythm and Booze Project features Felipe and Paul, a duo fusing live music and whisky through gigs, tasting events, and multimedia experiences.
The project was born during a 2012 pilgrimage to the whisky capital of Islay, when Felipe and Paul played in bars and hotels in exchange for a meal, a bed, and healthy drams of whisky.
Regular collaborations since then, including tours in the UK, United States, and South America, led to the creation of The Rhythm and Booze Project, which combines Felipe's and Paul's extensive background as professional touring musicians, event producers, and passionate fans of whisky in all forms.
As a musical outfit, the band incorporates roots, folk, and blues music in a uniquely gritty mix of its own, blending hypnotic grooves with raucous energy and irresistible showmanship.
For their whisky tasting events, Felipe and Paul merge performance, live music, and multi-sensory experiences. Past projects encompass blues and whisky tasting events for Islay's Caol Ila distillery, a tasting event series in Edinburgh that saw live music from local musicians actually alter the taste of whisky itself, and building the world's first bass drum out of Scotch whisky cask from a Lagavulin barrel.
With five professional degrees between them, Felipe and Paul have an academic background to match. Felipe wrote his Masters degree thesis on sustainable distillation on Islay (conducting field interviews after Islay's Feis Ile whisky festival), while Paul has just completed his PhD in the history of jazz drumming and the drum kit in New Orleans.
Felipe is also a leading writer about all aspects of whisky for top industry publications including the websites distiller.com and scotchwhisky.com, and also writes about whisky for Forbes.com.
DISCLAIMER: We'll turn away anyone (with no refund) who shows up drunk or not in a fit state to appreciate the music and whisky. You've been warned.
|Standard||19:30 - 22:30||£55.00|
|Sunday 6 pm||18:00 - 21:00||£55.00|
The Harrison, 28, Harrison St., London, WC1H 8JF
King's Cross St. Pancras (Tube)
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