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One of the original UK Jazz Funk bands, hugely popular in Peterborough back in the day, are coming back to the city for their first appearance in 22 years.

TOSB concerts are bringing SHAKATAK to the city on Sunday October 24 to perform at The Key Theatre in Peterborough.

SHAKATAK along with bands such as Level 42, Light of the World, Freeez, Central Line, Hi-Tension, Morrissey / Mullen, Second Image, Direct Drive, Linx and Incognito were all part of the 80’s UK Jazz Funk scene.

It was a music scene that had a big following in Peterborough at the time with regular club nights at venues such as The Fleet Centre and The Grove in Woodston along with Slickers Club at The Cresset.

It was the release of the 1981 single, Easier Said Than Done, that gave the band the radio exposure needed for their first top-twenty hit.

This record introduced their instrumental-unison vocal sound to a much wider audience, and the track stayed in the UK Singles Chart for seventeen weeks.

The band actually headlined one of the early Willow Festival events in Peterborough back in 1999 and are finally making a return appearance.

Support on the night comes from Louise Mehan, lead singer from the UK's number one Soul Band - SouLutions.

Advance tickets are on sale now priced from £22.50.

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