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Planet Vooduu
: The official site of Ese & The Vooduu People
 

WELCOME TO PLANETVOODUU.COM –

THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE OF ESE & THE VOODUU PEOPLE

“A really cool rock band” – Iggy Pop, February 2019

“Playing like a combination of distorted Jimi Hendrix guitars with a husky Otis Redding voice, former busker Ese Okorodudu’s five-piece band has the potential to bring London’s soul scene from its half-empty basement bars into packed venues and festival stages” – The Guardian, December 2018

Visit us on Spotify – https://spoti.fi/2BziWzd

“Dynamite”: The first EP from Ese & The Vooduu People is now available!

 
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“Dynamite” is available as a high-res download or CD on Bandcamp, or to stream at Spotify, Apple Music, Amazon, Deezer and many other sites!

T-shirts and other merch available on our Bandcamp site:

https://bit.ly/2tk98Vd

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Live Dates 2019


4th January:

The Bread & Roses, London SW4 - (Free, 8:30pm start)

6th January:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #1 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with Copper Feel (Free, 8:30pm start)

11th January:

The Ship In Kennington, London SE11 - with Barbarella’s Bang Bang (Free)

13th January:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #2 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with Scrofulous Beast (Free, 8:30pm start)

20th January:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #3 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with The Popes of Chillitown (Free, 8:30pm start)

23rd January:

The Half Moon Putney, London SW15 - (£5 + booking advance, £6 on the door. Tickets here: https://tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2019-01-23-ese-and-the-vooduu-people-half-moon-putney)

27th January:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #4 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with UnderGrooveLand (Free, 8:30pm start)

1st February:

The Leconfield, London N16 - (Free, 8:30pm start)

2nd February:

Brixton Jamm, London SW2 - Ese and Sheena performing with Alabama 3 (http://www.brixtonjamm.org/events/)

3rd February:

Burns Big Supper Sunday Session, Dumfries DG1 - Ese and Sheena performing with Alabama 3 (http://bigburnssupper.com/event/sunday-session/)

3rd February:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #5 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with Taikonaut (Free, 8:30pm start)

8th February:

The White Hart, London SE19 (Free, 8:30pm start)

9th February:

Shoreditch, London E2 - Ese and Sheena performing with Alabama 3 (Private show)

10th February:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #6 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with Slow Faction (Free, 8:30pm start)

16th February:

The Hand In Hand, London SW2 - with Pharoah Russell & Band and Jack Tyson Charles (Free, 7:30pm start)

17th February:

Ese’s NEW Sunday Jam #1 @ The Walcot 1830, London SW2 - with UnderGrooveLand (Free, 7:00pm start)

22nd February:

Numidie, London SE19 (Ese solo show – Free)

23rd February:

Acklam Village, London W10 (Free - two sets, one at 4pm, the other at 6pm)

16th March:

The Rebel Inn, London SW16 (Free)

30th March:

Numidie, London SE19 (Free)

5th April:

The White Hart, London SE19 (Free, 8:30pm start)

7th June:

Balham Bowls Club, London SW12 (Free, 8:30pm start)

22nd June:

The Marnay Festival, Tours, France (details soon)

MORE DATES TO BE ANNOUNCED SHORTLY, SO STAY TUNED TO PLANETVOODUU.COM!

 

PREVIOUS DATES...

13th January:

Bun & Bar, London N8

14th January:

Ese's Sunday Jam #1 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2

21st January:

Ese's Sunday Jam #2 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2

23rd January:

Brixton Ritzy, London SW2

26th January:

Mor Bar @ Tarshish, London N22

27th January:

Railway Tavern, London SE27

28th January:

Ese's Sunday Jam #3 @ The Hand In Hand, London SW2

29th January:

Pizza Express Holborn,  LondonWC1V

3rd February:

By The Horns Brewery,  London SW17

4th February:

Ese's Sunday Jam #4 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

11th February:

Ese's Sunday Jam #5 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

17th February:

Open Mic All-Stars (With Terry Smiles) @ The Old Dispensary London SE5

18th February:

Ese's Sunday Jam #6 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

25th February:

Ese's Sunday Jam #7 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

4th March:

Ese's Sunday Jam #8 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

11th March:

Ese's Sunday Jam #9 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

16th March:

Paper Dress Vintage, London E8

18th March:

Ese's Sunday Jam #10 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

25th March:

Ese's Sunday Jam #11 @ The Hand In Hand London SW2

30th March:

Pelton Arms, London SE10

6th April:

The BBC, London SW12

8th April:

Ese's Sunday Jam #12 (with special guests Peter Parker's Rock & Roll Club) @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

12th April:

The Founders Arms, London SE1

14th April:

The Rebel Inn, London SW16

15th April:

Ese's Sunday Jam #13  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

19th April:

Domali, London SE19

21st April:

The Widow's Son, London E3

22nd April:

Ese's Sunday Jam #14  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

29th April:

Ese's Sunday Jam #15  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

5th May:

The Rebel Inn, London SW16

6th May:

Ese's Sunday Jam #16  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

11th May:

The Hand in Hand, London SW2

12th May:

Ese's Sunday Jam #17  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

16th May:

Ese Unplugged & Solo @ Ruben's Bakehouse, Twickenham TW1

19th May:

The Leather Bottle, London SW17

20th May:

Ese's Sunday Jam #18  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

23 May:

Aurora Dawn's Wicked Wednesday Jam @ The 414, London SW9

27th May:

 The Windmill, London SW4

2nd June:

Glastonwick Festival 2018 @ Church Farm, Coombes, West Sussex BN15

3rd June:

Ese's Sunday Jam #19  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

10th June:

Open The Gate Festival @ Rich Mix, London E1

10th June:

Ese's Sunday Jam #20  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

16th June:

The Crystal Palace Festival,  London SE19

17th June:

Ese's Sunday Jam #21  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

23rd June:

The Gipsy Hill Tavern, London SE19

24th June:

Ese's Sunday Jam #22  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

1st July:

Ese's Sunday Jam #23  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

5th July:

The Brixton JAMM, London SW2

8th July:

Ese's Sunday Jam #24  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

15th July:

Ese's Sunday Jam #25  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

22nd July:

Ese's Sunday Jam#26 - Ese & The Vooduu People  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

29th July:

Ese's Sunday Jam #27  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

4th August:

Tooting Folk & Blues Festival, Tooting Bec Common, London SW12

5th August:

Ese's Sunday Jam #28 @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

10th August:

 The Cavendish Arms, London SW9 (early show with Pleasure Barge)

10th August:

 The Ritzy, London SW2 (late show – private party)

12th August:

Ese's Sunday Jam #29 @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

17th August:

The Birds Nest, London SE8 (with Barberella's Big Bang)

19th August:

Ese's Sunday Jam #30 @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

26th August:

The Rabbit Hole, Streatham, London SW16

26th August:

Ese's Sunday Jam #31 @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

1st September:

The Rebel Inn, London SW16

2nd September:

Ese's Sunday Jam #32  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

6th September:

Domali, London SE19

9th September:

Ese's Sunday Jam #33 - Jay and Pharoah’s Birthday Bash with Pharoah & The Mummies  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

16th September:

Ese's Sunday Jam #34  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

23rd September:

Ese's Sunday Jam #35  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

30th September:

Ese's Sunday Jam #36  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

6th October:

The Streatham Festival 2018

(8pm show at The Mere Scribbler, SW16)

7th October:

Ese's Sunday Jam #37  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2 - with Ese & The Vooduu People!

12th October:

Mat’s Freedom Pass Party  @ The BBC, London SW12

13th October:

The Brixton Village, London SW2 (Ese solo show)

14th October:

Ese's Sunday Jam #38  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

15th October:

The Bull’s Head, Barnes London SW13 - Ese supports blues and jazz legends Blues Bentley, Sam Kelly & Sophie Lord

17th October:

Ruben’s Bakehouse, Twickenham TW1 (Ese solo show)

20th October:

The Westbury, London N22 (Ese solo show)

21st October:

Ese's Sunday Jam #39  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

26th October:

The Effra Social, London SW2 (Late 10pm show – Free)

27th October (Afternoon):

Africa on The Square, Trafalgar Square, London WC2

27th October (Evening):

The BBC, London SW12

28th October:

Ese's Sunday Jam #40  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

2nd November:

The Manor of Walworth, London SE17

4th November:

Ese's Sunday Jam #41  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2 - with Peter Parker’s Rock & Roll Club

11th November:

Ese's Sunday Jam #42 @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

18th November:

Ese's Sunday Jam #43  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

22nd November:

Dogstar Brixton, London SW2 - (Ese solo show)

25th November:

Ese's Sunday Jam #44  @ The Hand in Hand, London SW2

30th November:

The Picturedrome, Holmfirth, Yorkshire HD9 (Ese & Sheena on tour with Alabama 3)

1st December:

The 02 Academy, Liverpool L3 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

2nd December:

The Leamington Assembly, Leamington Spa CV31 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

6th December:

The Tramshed, Cardiff CF11 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

7th December:

The Old Fire Station, Bournemouth BH8 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

8th December:

Phoenix, Exeter EX4 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

9th December:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #45 @ The hand In Hand, London SW2

13th December:

The Engine Rooms, Southampton SO15 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

14th December:

The Junction, Cambridge CB1 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

15th December:

The Shepherd’s Bush Empire, London W12 (Ese & Sheena on tour with The Alabama 3)

16th December:

Ese’s Sunday Jam #46 @ The hand In Hand, London SW2

20th December:

The Lambeth Green Party’s Xmas Bash, The Railway Tavern, London SE27

21st December:

The Leconfield, London N16 (Ese solo show)

28th December:

The Hootananny, London SW2