canute logoCanute are a 13 piece funk collective who’s members stem from some of Wales’ finest Funk and Samba outfits. Canute’s distinctive sound is driven by powerhouse lead vocals, tight harmonies, high energy samba infused percussive breaks and bad ass funk grooves.

Steering away of the obvious Funk covers, Canute play a choice selection of grooves that will get you movin’

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Don’t forget we’ve just released a lovely shiny new remastered CD (and download on i-tunes GFTND & amazon) of Girl From The Neck Down available from the Groovy Uncle website.

The new Unc & Chunk album ‘Life’s a Gift‘ is out now on CD and download also – get your copy Groovy Uncle shop!


Friday 12th February ~ Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Saturday 13th February ~ Get Ready! @ Penlan Club, Swansea
Saturday 20th February ~ Get Ready! @ The West End Club, Barry
Saturday 5th March ~ Get Ready! @ Barry Buck, Barry
Saturday 19th March ~ Get Ready! @ The Sea View Club, Barry
Saturday 26th March ~ Get Ready! @ The Claude, Cardiff
Saturday 2nd April ~ Get Ready! @ The Soul Suite, Pontypridd

life's a gift

Radio Glam, Gigs & Stuff

Tomorrow (28/10/15) I’ll be chatting on Radio Glamorgan about the new Groovy Uncle album ‘Life’s a Gift’ between 2-3pm.

Friday (30/10/15) Canute are gigging at the Funk Fusion 3rd birthday party Halloween special in Newbridge! And Sunday (01-11-15), Get Ready! are playing The Glenbrook Inn in Barry at 7pm.

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Gigs in so far!

Friday 19th June – Canute @ Vale Jazz Festival, Barry
Saturday 27th June – Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Friday 10th July – Canute @ The Yard, Cardiff
Friday 17th July – Canute @ Kiwi’s, Cardiff
Saturday 18th July – Get Ready! @ Cadstock, Barry
Friday 24th July – Get Ready! @ The Park, Barry
Friday 31st July – Canute @ Salt Bar, Cardiff
Saturday 15th August – Canute @ NHSOB Fest
Sunday 16th August – Get Ready @ Glenbrook, Barry
Friday 11th September – Get Ready! @ Cwm Talwg, Barry
Saturday 19th September – Get Ready! @ King Billy, Barry
Sunday 4th October – Get Ready @ Memorial Gig, Barry
Saturday 7th November – Get Ready! @ Sea View Club, Barry
Wednesday 30th December – Get Ready! @ Earl Haig Club, Cardiff
Thursday 31st December – Alan Thomson All-Stars @ Scotland (venue TBC)
Friday 1st January – Alan Thomson All-Stars ‘ Scotland (venue TBC)


Stuffs n Things

OK – got a gig with Get Ready! THIS SUNDAY 24th May @ The Wast End Club, Barry, then a gig in Kiwi’s in Cardiff High Street with Canute 30th May!

I’ll be popping down to Kent soon to do some more recording with Glenn, and Groovy Uncle!

In the meantime here’s a tune from our last album!

unc & chunk