The musical equivalent of the cosmic Big Bang, disco, hip hop, soul and funk collided in an almighty collision in late 70s New York, one that Huey captures perfectly with his funk-loving NYC Block Party.
The front man of Fun Lovin’ Criminals and a hugely respected BBC 6 Music DJ, Huey has perfected the sound over decades as an in-demand DJ and musician. Then again, as a music obsessive growing up in the Lower East Side of New York, he lived and breathed the sound and the fashion of the times, making him the perfect host for the NYC Block Party.
Allister Whitehead is a British DJ, musician, remixer and record producer. He is widely regarded as one of United Kingdom's most prolific House DJs, his funk and soul sets are becoming as legendary as his Hacienda sets.
Sam Flanagan is well known to Blackburn clubbers and regularly deejays for Propaganda club nights.
From Chic to Donna Summer and Kool and the Gang to James Brown via Grandmaster Flash and The Jackson 5 and more recent flavours like Jurassic 5, Cypress Hill and Michael Kiwanuka, Huey’s NYC Block Party is the sound of funk, soul, disco and hip hop jams battling it out on the dancefloor.