When you can see The Brand New Heavies in Peterborough

Funk royalty and pioneers of the 90s Acid Jazz scene The Brand New Heavies are bringing their 2021 tour to Peterborough.

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 9:42 am
The Brand New Heavies. Photo: Dean Chalkley

The band, who have sold over 2.5 million records, achieved 16 UK Top 40 singles and released two double Platinum-selling albums as well as picking up Best Dance Act at the 1994 BRIT Awards and an MTV Award for Best R&B Video for ‘Dream on Dreamer’. .

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Tickets for the city gig, at The Cresset on November 18, go on sale tomorrow (March 31) from the venue on 01733 265705 or online from www.cresset.com

Pioneers of the London Acid Jazz scene, The Brand New Heavies, have been responsible for some of the UK’s biggest R&B / Soul tracks, scoring sixteen top 40 singles including ‘Dream On Dreamer’, ‘Never Stop’, ‘Dream come true’, ‘Midnight at the Oasis’, ‘Brother Sister’, ‘You are the Universe’, ‘Sometimes’, ‘Stay this Way’ and ‘You’ve Got A Friend’.

The Brand New Heavies released their last album “TBNH” (Acid Jazz) in autumn 2019, which featured guest appearances from Beverley Knight, N’Dea Davernport, Angie Stone, Siedah Garret, Laville, Angel Ricci and more. The lead single from the album is a cover of the Kendrick Lamar song “These Walls” lovingly produced by Mark Ronson.