Black Eyed Peas
the LondonNet Newsletter | 30 March 2006, Issue 32| www.londonnet.co.uk

Spring Beats, Rising Heat...

Black Eyed PeasPhunk On - Funk-poppers the Black Eyed Peas are in line to play London's Wembley Arena on June 16th after they wrap up a tour of the United States. The band is touring in support of its 2005 album, Monkey Business, which has gone multi-platinum thanks to its hot singles Pump It, Don't Phunk With My Heart, and My Humps. - Patrick Allegri

Black Eyed Peas
Wembley Arena
16 June, 2006

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1) Black Eyed Peas

2)Kubb

3) Dios Malos
4) Level 42
5) King Biscuit Time

Dios Malos
Water Rats
10 April, 2006

Dios Malos.  Image:  Aaron Farley

Southern California feel-good rockers Dios Malos are set to play one night at the Water Rats in London on April 10th. The band, which describes its style as more "Heroes and Villains" than "Fun, Fun, Fun," recorded its first full length album with producer Phil Ek in Seattle, away from their LA home base.- Patrick Allegri

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Kubb
Shepherd's Bush Empire
6 May, 2006

Kubb

Front man Harry Collier has lended his Caribbean musical influence and intense voice to Kubb's debut album, Mother. Said to be "bursting with tunes you can hang your summer t-shirt on," Kubb has been likened to sounds of vintage Radiohead and Ben Folds.- Lauren Burke

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Level 42
Royal Albert Hall
20 October, 2006

Level 42

1980s Brit Funk band Level 42 will play London's Royal Albert Hall on October 20th in support of their 3 CD greatest hits package, The Ultimate Collection II. Bassist and vocalist Mark King, who is the only original band member remaining in the group's lineup, leads today's incarnation of the band, which scored several dance/funk hits in the 80s in the UK and across Europe. - Patrick Allegri

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Kabuki

Kabuki.  Image:  Shockiku

Sadler's Wells
31 May - 11 June, 2006 Enjoy Japan's most traditional art form, as Kabuki performers combine traditional music, dance and movement with fantastic costumes...

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