Tue, 16 Apr|
Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse
Beaux Gris Gris is a New Orleans inspired, American blues folk soul band created by Louisiana-born-and-raised musician Greta Valenti (Well Hung Heart) and UK British Blues Hall of Fame Inductee, Robin Davey (The Hoax, DVL, Well Hung Heart).
Time & Location
16 Apr 2024, 19:30 – 23:00
The Beaverwood, 1 Beaverwood Rd, Chislehurst BR7 6HF, UK
About The Event
Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse is the musical creation of Greta Valenti and Robin Davey. The pair met when their respective bands crossed paths on YouTube, having already established themselves as performers and musicians. When LouderSounds preaches “Let Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse twist yer melons and remind you of the wonder of life” it might be because the band vibe is easier to pin down than their unique take on the roots genres. Rockshot Magazine elaborates “This extremely entertaining collective is a New Orleans-inspired, American blues-folk-soul band, who refuse to be pigeon-holed”. To fully understand Beaux Gris Gris & The Apocalypse is to experience the band live, a mix of soulful songs, intense energy, and world-class award-winning musicianship. RhythmBooze summed up the show finale as “A mind-boggling, blistering finish with everything thrown in including the kitchen sink...truly memorable”.
Beaux Gris Gris and The Apocalypse debut album Love & Murder spurned Top 10 hits in genre charts across Europe. The albums wide-reaching appeal earned it a #13 placement in the “Top 50 Albums of the year” by Classic Rock Magazine, describing it as “A sensual, vibrant cocktail“
Guitarist Robin Davey was the youngest ever inductee into the British Blues Hall of Fame. He spent time as an artist on Atlantic and Interscope Records, and has recorded with a wide spectrum of artists from Mick Jagger to Katy Perry. Multi-award-winning vocalist and songwriter Greta Valenti is Louisiana-born-and-bred creative with generations of her family dating back before the Louisiana purchase. Her rock outfit Well Hung Heart (OCMA’s Best Live Band) toured the USA opening for the likes of Fitz & The Tantrums, Twenty One Pilots, Foreigner, and Offspring.
Having headlined festivals across Europe, including Upton Festival (UK), The Great British R&B Festival (UK), Moulin (Netherlands) and Blues Alive (Czech Republic), the band were nominated for Band of the Year at the European Blues Awards.
Visit the band's website here.
Here's a clip: https://vimeo.com/753241005/c0be7c6be6
Tickets online: £18.00 (includes £1 booking fee) / £20 on the door (as long as we are not sold out!).
**It really helps the band and our venue to plan ahead if you can pre purchase.
Time: doors open at 7.30pm. Band starts at 8.15/8.30pm.
Tickets are non-refundable unless the event is cancelled or rescheduled, in which case you will be offered an exchange to another date, or a refund. By purchasing tickets, you agree to these terms.
Our Band Nights are generally standing events. There is bookable seating (Impaired/Priority Seating) available around the room at the rear, which is for those unable to stand/have difficulty standing for any length of time, or who are physically disabled.
Please remember, it is important that you do not attend The Beaverwood if you have Covid, or anything else nasty. If notified in advance, (by 12 noon at the latest on the day of the gig), we can transfer your ticket to another Band Night.
The Club House has now been demolished and is being redeveloped - please excuse our appearance while we build a fantastic new venue! Access is via a flat footpath with handrail approximately 70 metres long. It is suitable for wheelchairs.
Beaux Gris Grix
General admission (standing)
Beaux Gris Gris
Impaired / Priority seating for those unable to stand/have difficulty standing for any length of time, or who are physically disabled.