Supported by Glenn Lumanta // Enter the Jaguar

THU 20 APR @ 8PM

$10 + booking fee
(02) 9550 3666
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10-piece afro-funk sensation Lyre Byrdland have been melting down clubs in Sydney for the past two years and are now ready to take their mix of Nigerian afro-beat and tight funk to the Factory Theatre as part of their first national tour. With a four-piece horn line-up featuring some of Sydney’s grooviest masters of brass and a powerful rhythm section that never stops moving, Lyre Byrdland has honed their distinctly modern sound to get your heart pumping and your body moving. Drawing inspiration from the greats of the genre such as Fela Kuti and The Daktaris as well contemporary powerhouses Daft Punk and Snarky Puppy, Lyre Byrdland’s sound is both reassuringly familiar like a comfy old sweater but strikingly fresh like a new pair of jeans.

Glenn Lumanta is an up and coming RnB/Soul artist residing in the west side of Sydney. Born in the Philippines and raised in Sydney, he learned to play the piano by ear as a young boy. Exposed to many of the great artists of decades past through endless afternoons with his father’s stereo on blast; tunes from Stevie Wonder, Earth Wind and Fire, Michael Jackson, The Beatles and Whitney Houston, He picked up the guitar at age 14 and began writing his own songs which has since earned him the attention and accolades of music industry professionals worldwide. With his debut EP entitled ‘In My Element’, Glenn Lumanta is set to rise in 2017

11 Piece Freaky-Funk-Disco Machine. Rich Funky beats coated with 80s reminiscent synth, exhilarating guitars, smooth bass, magical sax and colourful group vocals. A new wave of funk that delivers raw, intense, rainbow energy unlike any other. Prepare to Enter the Jaguar.

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