The band takes elements of Soul, Jazz Blues, R&B with Latin and Funk Rhythms to create a fresh and distinctive sound.
Dana Ali (Lead Vocals)
Taking her influences from the likes of India Arie, Lauren Hill, Aretha Franklin and Stevie Wonder to name but a few, Dana started singing Gospel music in the churches of Atlanta GA. With experience singing in front of large audiences in churches, conferences and choirs, Dana decided to take her performing career to another level. Collaborating with Dave Hewitt and Alan Shacklock (from the British band Babe Ruth), Dana Ali started recording material in Nashville for her solo project. And since moving to the UK has joined forces with Dave and Sid Szydelko to continue recording original tracks for a album release. 'Breathe in Love' which will be featured on this album is now available as a single. Dana now performs and tours with The Dana Ali Band.
Dave Hewitt (Bass)
British musician Dave Hewitt found fame in the 1970s with blues rock band Babe Ruth before moving to the USA in the 1980s. Hewitt has worked with the likes of Eddie Offord, Jeff Glixman, Georgia Sattelites, Whitford St. Holmes (Aerosmith and Ted Nugent) and Steve Marriot to name but a few!
Club access is restricted to members and their guests as well as CIU affiliated members.
This is an absolutely huge club offering many facilities. The ground floor comprises of restaurant, snooker room, games room, large concert room, and a comfortable bar. There is also a canteen that serves food every night the club is open.
Upstairs on the first floor is the lounge bar, and a boxing area fully equipped with all the sports wear and equipment required.
This club offers 2 large function rooms available for private events. The main function room on the ground floor holds 300 people & the second function room situated on the second floor holds 200 people, both have their own private bar and staging.
Whilst every effort goes into ensuring this gig listing is accurate and up to date, always check with the venue before you travel.