South London genre-blending storytellers Alabama 3 will perform at Docks Academy in Grimsby on Thursday 20th July.
Thursday 20th July 2023
Age Restriction - 14+ (Under 18’s to be accompanied by an adult)
Advance Tickets £22.50+BF | £26 On The Door
The audience for this show will be standingAll ticket sales handled by See Tickets.
Formed in Brixton in 1995 when Jake Black met Rob Spragg at a rave in Peckham, Alabama 3's sound fuses country and blues styles with elements of Acid House.
Forming initially under the name the First Presleyterian Church of Elvis the Divine (UK), and after having been dismissed by the mainstream media as a novelty act, the group switched names to Alabama 3. As with their performances under the previous name, their sound fuses electronic pop with elements of country and blues styles.
The band's music has been featured in numerous films, TV shows and video games, along with being sampled by other musicians, with their best-known song being "Woke Up This Morning", which was used for the opening credits of the hit TV series The Sopranos.
Their latest release, Step 13, released in 2021 continues the blending of sounds the band is celebrated for.
Lead single 'Whacked' was produced during Lockdown, as producer Cam Blackwood explains “I think the hedonistic spirit of the song was amplified a million times by the fact we were making the record remotely - with the musicians in the band recording their parts at home, sending them all to me to collate and arrange - then I would send the instrumental track to Larry to record vocals on. The energy was pretty insane - we were like caged animals desperate to get out.”
“We managed to find time three months later (when the first lockdown ended in July 2020) to get together and put the finishing touches to the song,” continues Cam. “Being in the studio with a few beers seemed like a fitting way to finalise the tune and put the last 1% of energy into the recording. This song feels like classic Alabama 3 to me. It’s a banger!”
Alabama 3 are very much back. Time to get whacked.
Website - https://alabama3.co.uk/
Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/thealabama3/
Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/alabama3official/
Twitter - https://twitter.com/TheAlabama3
Advance Tickets are now on sale, priced at £22.50, plus Booking fee, or £26 On The Door. The age requirement for this event is 14 plus. Under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
Our ticket sales are handled by Seetickets.com. Seetickets’ policy is that all tickets are non-refundable unless, during the checkout process, you pay extra to protect your tickets. In this event, you may be able to claim a refund from Seetickets, if your reason for cancellation is covered by their terms and conditions. Docks Academy is unable to process refunds in all circumstances. Please note this event is for people aged 14 and over. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Anyone aged under 14 will be refused admission and no refunds will be issued for tickets purchased for under 14s, whether or not ticket protection has been paid for.
Docks Academy has a wheelchair-accessible lift which provides access to the first floor. We are committed to making the venue accessible to everyone and we endeavour to accommodate all access requirements within the constraints of our historic building, and health and safety regulations. Please do contact us prior to your visit so we are aware of your access needs. Email email@example.com or phone 07733244110
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