Every Saturday in November, join the magnificent Frankie B for the Soul and Motown Show! An El Oceano favourite and long-time regular here at the Sunday Pool Party, Frankie is a legend!
Frankie B, November Saturdays
November Saturday Nights at El Oceano
For the first three Saturdays in November, join us for an evening of classic Soul & Motown with ex-international star, Frankie B! Former member of classic 70s funk/disco band, Heatwave, Frankie is a consummate professional and amazing entertainer!
Frankie B – Just Fantastic!
Frankie 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!
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