In association with Jazz at the Blue Lamp
Providing unstoppable grooves since 2010, Award Winning Federation of the Disco Pimp are Scotland’s premier exponent of modern funk. Combining elements of Old-School Funk, Disco, Psychedelic and Jazz, this 7-piece band of Scots are legendary for their endless energy and blistering live sets.
Championed by funk legend Craig Charles (BBC6), Stephen Duffy on The Jazz House BBC Radio Scotland and Jazz Fm, FOTDP have gained a solid reputation in the UK funk scene resulting in further live performances supporting Craig Charles across the UK. Already to be featured on their fourth compilation album released via P-Vine Records, is their 3rd with them & 1 with Freestyle Records Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club Compilation. Winners of the 2016 "Best Live Performance" award at the Sunday Herald Cultural Awards beating off competition like Scottish Ballet.
2014 saw FOTDP being resident house band on BBC One's 'Tonight at the Games' for 10 nights during the Commonwealth games, featuring on BBC Three every night during the games to close their coverage - watch their highlights here. They were also House band for a special on BBC2's 'Newsnight' live from the Fringe 'Referendum Special' as well as live in-studio sessions on BBC6's 'Craig Charles Funk & Soul Show' & BBC Radio Scotland's 'Jazz House on Radio Scotland' to name a few highlights.
FOTDP have supported George Clinton & Parliament, Family Stone, Fred Wesley & the JB’s, Giles Peterson, Roots Manuva, Craig Charles, Lee Fields, Snarky Puppy, The James Taylor Quartet, Hot 8 Brass Band - to name a few.
"God bless Federation of the Disco Pimp!" Craig Charles (Funk and Soul Show, BBC6 Music)
"The hottest Scottish funk since the Average White Band" Jazz FM
"This record is the illest!" Jol Hamilton (Producer of Tom Waits, Gil Scott-Heron, Nina Simone)
www.fotdp.com | Suitable for ages 14+
Running times (Please note, all times are approximate and subject to change)
DJ Retrospectre: 7.30pm - 9pm
FOTHDP: 9pm - 10.30pm
DJ Retrospectre: 10.30pm - 11pm (Approx)