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John Law's Congregation

Plus Hippo



Please note this event has now been rescheduled from its 2020 and 2021 dates and all tickets remain valid.

One of the UK’s most imaginative and adventurous pianists John Law has assembled a stellar band to present his new album Congregation (Ubuntu Music), a captivating, anthemic, powerfully rhythmic and groove infused electro-acoustic gem. Featuring James Mainwaring (Roller Trio Mercury Prize nominee) on sax and guitar, Ashley John Long on bass and Dave Smith on drums, the subtle soundscapes bring together the many parts of Law’s kaleidoscopic musical interests – jazz, rock, classical, electronics – with each composition occupying a different visual space, together forming a glittering whole.

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Bristol powerhouse future jazz trio Hippo open the night with their muscular mix of synths and sax, beefy electronics and bouncing rhythms. Their recent EP opens with the stupendous DAK, where ‘filthy bass and drums meet distorted sax in a future jazz banger that boils over into a pulsing synthy soup.’

“There’s only 3 of them, but it sounds humongous”
BBC Radio 3 – Jazz Now


Pre-event Food & Drink

Enjoy delicious drinks and light bites from our Café Bar ahead of the event.

Available to pre-order when booking your tickets, you can choose from a selection of house drinks on arrival, accompanied by a board of bread, olives and dips (all Vegetarian). Just select which option – for one or two people – you would like, before checkout.

Your pre-ordered food and drink will be available to collect from the Café Bar from 60 minutes before the event. It’s the perfect way to begin your event experience at St George’s!