Boisdale is a up-scale ‘restaurant in Canary Wharf that has live jazz, blues and soul music every day. Robert Elms hosts an occasional Friday ‘soul night’ there, often with tribute bands. But Robert is a long-term Kokomo fan, so Sue Martin managed to get Kokomo booked.
This was a very different gig than Wednesday’s Half Moon show. Everyone was seated, and hardly anyone had come specifically to see Kokomo. However, lots of people had clearly come to dance, and the tiny dance floor in front of the stage was soon full to overflowing. It was great that Kokomo is reaching a new audience.
Here are some photos from Sue Martin, Doug Dean and Alan Jackson
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Tracklist I’m Sorry Babe Forever It Ain’t Cool To Be Cool Angel Line up Neil Hubbard (Guitar) Alan Spenner (Bass) Tony O’Malley (Keyboards, Vocals) Frank Collins (Vocals) Paddie Mchugh (Vocals) Dyan Birch (Vocals) Jim Mullen (Guitar) Jody Linscott (Conga) John Sussewell (Drums) – this is probably wrong as John didn’t get together with the band