Due to illness, the Soul II Soul gig on Sat 28th October for the Guinness Cork Jazz festival is now cancelled. We would like to apologies for any inconvenience caused. For patrons who have bought tickets, please contact our box office on 021 4270022 to organise refunds.
Date: Saturday, 28th October, 2017
*Booking fees apply to online and telephone bookings.
Over 18’s only.
Soul II Soul Sound System
with Jazzie B
From humble beginnings lugging their sound system to dances on ‘a number 14 bus and a supermarket trolley’ Soul II Soul have sold more than 10 million albums worldwide and featured on over 200 compilation CDs.
Founded in London in 1988 by Jazzie B, they are best known for the 1989 UK number 1 and US top 5 hit ‘Back to Life (However Do You Want Me)’, as well as for notable collaborations with musicians.
Soul II Soul are renowned for a sound that’s always fresh, always new and always infectious. Virgin Records recognised this unique quality and signed the act without a moment’s hesitation, propelling them towards a whirlwind of success.
In addition to huge record sales, Soul II Soul have performed in more than 20 countries, including shows at world famous venues like Wembley and New York’s Universal Ample Theatre, won two Grammy Awards, and Jazzie B has even been given keys to seven cities in the US, including LA and New York.
In the UK, Jazzie B was awarded an OBE for services to music and is honoured near his birthplace in Finsbury Park with a sculpture at the Portrait Bench by the station forecourt.