If you’ve already seen Frankie B perform, then we’re preaching to the converted! A legend for many years a El Oceano, Frankie’s Soul and Motown Show is a magical show! A natural-born performer, Frankie has seen considerable and justified success through his amazing career! Perhaps most notably, Frankie is an ex-member of legendary 70s funk/disco band Heatwave! ‘Boogie Nights’, ‘Always and Forever’. Yes, that Heatwave! A real El Oceano favourite and long-time regular here at the Sunday Pool Party, Frankie is a true legend!
Frankie B at El Oceano
Most Sundays, Some Tuesdays Throughout Summer 2019
You’ll find Frankie most Sunday afternoons, either inside or out on the terrace (weather depending, so mostly outside!) at El Oceano. We’re proud to have him with us so often and is a real member of the team here at the hotel. A friend too, the former member of classic 70s funk/disco band, Heatwave, Frankie is a consummate professional and amazing entertainer!
Confirmed Frankie B Tuesday Evenings
- Tuesday 6th and 27th of August
- Tuesday 3rd and 10th of September
- Tuesday 1st of October
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Frankie B – Just Fantastic!
Frankie B (Burke) started performing and song writing at just 16 in the 1970s during the Brit Funk era. His first band, Second Image, performed alongside groups such as Hi Tension, The Real Thing and Heatwave.
On the show “Night Fever” with Suggs.
In the early 80′s the group signed to the label Polydor, they were one of only three soul funk acts to be signed to this label at the time, the others being Shakatack and Level 42. Frankie experienced great exposure with Second Image performing on shows such as The Lenny Henry Show, Saturday Superstore, they were also the winners of the Freddy Starr Showcase, the 80′s equivalent of the X Factor.
After the break-up of Second Image, the late 80′s, Frankie became a member of the world renowned group known as Heatwave, known for their hits, Always and Forever, Boogie Nights and Mind Blowing decisions to name but a few. Touring England and the world, and he sang with them for thirteen years. Over the years Frank has also performed alongside Jocelyn Brown, The Jam, The Boomtown Rats, China Black, The Real Thing, Edwin Starr, The Average White Band, to name but a few.
Frankie B is the perfect choice if you’re looking for a great night out! His explosive voice and personality will have the whole place rocking as soon as he picks up the mic!