Root Down! with Fat Suit

Friday 4th October 2019

7:00pm - 10:00pm

  • Seated Dining from 7pm
  • Performance starts at 8pm
  • Followed by DJ Daddio & The Jazz Ambassadors - Free Entry from 10pm

An exuberant jazz-funk-folk collective hailing from Glasgow, Scotland, Fat-Suit have captured the attention of jazzers, folkies, prog-rockers and ravers alike. The 20-something musicians featured within their vaunted ranks make up the backbone of the current Scottish music scene and include a Young Scottish Jazz Musician Of The Year, a Young Scottish Folk Musician Of The Year and a celebrated Indian Raga Pianist amongst others. They embrace a seamless mix of musical styles, with the priority being to evoke maximum joy through energetic live performance.

The harder you try describe what they do, the further you’re likely to get away from it. We could indulge the musical in-jokes of the myriad players who mash up genres with irritatingly casual virtuosity all day, but in a short space of time they’ve established a musical identity that has a strong and singular personality, for all the numbers that are involved in shaping it. Constantly evolving and mutating, this is a band that is always on the move, with musical ideas to burn.

In 2017 they won ‘Best Band’ and ‘Best Album’ for their third full-length release ‘Atlas’ at the Scottish Jazz Awards. Jazzwise magazine called them ‘Ones To Watch’ in 2015, and the BBC have championed their cause since the beginning, regularly featuring them on radio and inviting them into the studio for live performances - including the biggest ever BBC Introducing session. The musicianship is top-notch, but the biggest impression left on audiences who come to see Fat-Suit is the togetherness, interaction and infectious energy bursting from the stage. This is a party curated by a new generation of musicians, and they invite you to join.

“One of the best bands in British music, full stop.” BBC Scotland

“Celebratory music, a veritable Mardi Gras.” The Herald

“A showcase of sonic domination. One to dance at.” STV

LINKS

The Partae Interview (Dec 2017)

Album Press Releases

Website: http://www.fat-suit.co.uk

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Ticket booking

Root Down! with Fat Suit

£10.00

Total £00.00

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  • All seating is allocated by our Maitre d', who will make every attempt to accommodate your first choice. This is not always possible, and for busy events your party may even be split between tables. Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk
  • We respectfully ask that you consider fellow listeners and artists by silencing mobile phones and keeping noise to a minimum during performances

SEATED TICKET

  • These are the premium seats, each one having clear sight lines to the stage
  • You can request to be seated in Dizzy (raked theatre), Duke (side wall), Monk or Bird (bar stools), Billie (front of stage) or Mingus (near piano) and we will do our best to allocate you to your chosen seats on a first come, first served basis. (Though we can guarantee that you will have a table, we cannot guarantee exactly where, as we do our best to fulfill all customers requirements)
  • Each of these seats is at a table or bar where you can order food and drink with table service
  • You can also request to be seated in an area near the window (Ella or Satchmo). Please note, some tables have restricted view

EARLY BIRD/ADV TICKET

  • These are seated if the event is seated, or standing otherwise

STANDARD, SEATED IF AVAILABLE TICKET

  • Standard tickets are realeased once seated tickets have sold out
  • These are for any of the table seating not occupied by "seated" ticketholders, or for standing in the bar area behind the seated auditorium. We politely ask that you stand within this area so as not to obscure the view of the seated audience

STANDING EVENTS

  • Seating in the areas Billie and Mingus will not be available for these events.
  • Usually, other seating areas will be bookable, but please be aware that other audience members may obscure your view of the stage in some locations

GROUP BOOKINGS

  • We are able to cater for bookings of up to 22 people in the area 'Ella' and up to 12 in 'Satchmo'
  • We can also arrange for a standing buffet for more people on request
    Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk to discuss your enquiry

SPECIAL ACCESS NEEDS
Please email bookings@peggysskylight.co.uk to reserve a suitable seat for you and your party
We have an accessible toilet on the ground floor

ONLINE TICKETS/ON THE DOOR

  • Online ticket sales finish an hour before the listed start time
  • There are often tickets available on the door, but we would advise purchasing online as events can sell out well in advance

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