The Big Smoke Family

BOOK THIS ARTIST download-assetsInspired by New Orleans and made in London, The Big Smoke Family have been filling dance
floors across the UK and Europe since 2012.
Following in the footsteps of modern New Orleans funk bands such as Trombone Shorty, Galactic and Cha Wa, The Big Smoke Family fuse new and old traditions with memorable chants, driving horn lines and funky street-beats. Performance highlights include:
Ronnie Scott’s regulars since 2013, Support for Booker T Jones (of Booker T and the MG’s),
Womad Festival with Cha Wa (New Orleans), London Jazz Festival, Wisselfeesten Festival
Belgium, Rye International Jazz Festival, Bestival, Sidmouth Jazz Festival, Marlborough Jazz
Festival, Exhibition Road Festival, Ealing Blues Festival, Pizza Express, The Blues Kitchen, South
London Soul Train, Hootananny Brixton, Cargo, The Shoredtich, Pop Brixton, The Bear Club
Luton, The Duke Whitstable and many more.
Having released two EP’s and several singles The Big Smoke Family have garnered support from
radio stations such as BBC 6, Jazz Fm, WWOZ and from New Orleans legends such as Johnny
Vidakovic, George Porter Jr, Zigaboo, Donald Harrison Jr, Wendel Pierce, Galactic and many

Back to Artist Roster Button