South of the City presents
Russia + TAPES + Birdsnake
Live in the Basement // FREE ENTRY
While their name is Russia, these sparkly jacket and purple jewel-clad funk divas hail from Melbourne. When you hear them you'll know that their sound is an ode to the funk of old, while forging a contemporary path woven with pop elements. Prepare to be engrossed in a high energy charismatic experience.
TAPES is one of the strongest up and coming neo-soul bands you’ve never heard. Based in the heart of Melbourne, TAPES has it’s finger on the pop-culture pulse and is every bit the fresh piece of sexiness & groove you’ve been looking for.
The powerhouse vocals of front-woman, Teila Packman, puts this brand new band in front of the pack with influences that include Anderson Paak, The Internet, Hiatus Kaiyote, Tamia and more.
Birdsnake is a singular entity made up of 6 diverse musical personalities, coming together to create a blend of jazz/funk/soul/contemporary influenced rhythmic grooves that infect the mind, body and soul.
Fri 21 Feb 2020, 8.00pm | Hotel Esplanade, VIC
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