ONYX & THE RED LIPS
- Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club
Retro vocal ensemble, backed by soul-shaking folk and evocative, vivid lyrics.
Featuring three singers, Onyx & The Red Lips pushes the bounds of swing and pop, drawing inspiration from folk, soul and the Blues. Although this singular motif evokes the vocal harmony trios from the 40s and 50s like the "Andrews Sisters" or the “Chordettes”, the band provides a refreshingly modern and uniquely personal take on the fifty’s world taken straight from monochrome American films.
Originating as a solo project, Onyx, a singer-songwriter and pianist, met Cherry and Candy during their musical studies at the prestigious Cours Florent performing arts school in Paris. After several shared musical projects, they teamed up to pursue a much grander pursuit.
Focus was placed on building impressive vocal harmonies which give the music its character and which subsequently gave rise to ‘Onyx & The Red Lips’ as an ensemble. Catchy melodies with strong lyrics reach out to audiences, creating a retro universe with a powerful, feminist flare. The eclectic musical range of the band brings new style to a familiar sound. Actresses by trade, each vocalist brings her own, richly coloured character to the stage, with a well-honed sense of interpretation and innate awareness of theatrical presentation.
Enraptured by the groovy tones of a double bass and the jazzy beats of a drum; the music gradually intoxicates its audience with upbeat and captivating melodies, a contagious swing vibe and an emphatically retro and glamorous tone which gives rise to an eclectic composition that pushes euphonic boundaries.
GENRES: INDIE, POP-FOLK, JAZZ & BLUES
TICKETS: CONCESSION £12 | STANDARD £14 | ON THE DOOR £18
SEATING IS UN-ALLOCATED AND IS SUBJECT TO 1ST COME, 1ST SERVED BASIS
ONLY BAR FOOD & DRINKS AVAILABLE IN JAZZ CLUB
À LA CARTE DINING AVAILABLE IN THE MAIN RESTAURANT PRIOR TO SHOW
PLEASE ALLOW UP TO 2 HOURS FOR DINNER RESERVATIONS.
|21:30 - 23:45||£14.00|
Student / OAP
|21:30 - 23:45||£12.00|
Toulouse Lautrec Jazz Club, 140 Newington Butts, SE11 4RN
2) Attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
3) We operate a Check-21. If you are lucky enough to appear younger than 21 you may be asked for photographic ID.
4) Seating is available on a first come, first served basis only. Latecomers may be required to stand until seating becomes available.
5) Reserved seating is only available for ticket holders of 7 or more people.