Snake Davis brings a taste of British soul and funk to Morecambe

A taste of British soul and funk blows into Morecambe this month.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 6th May 2015, 8:47 am
Snake Davis.
Snake Davis.

Top soul/funk saxman Snake Davis performs at the resort’s Platform on Friday May 22.

Snake has played and recorded with artists including James Brown, Paul McCartney and The Eurythmics, and recorded more than 400 tracks for more than 60 artists and performed with dozens of others including Calvin Harris, the Spice Girls, Pet Shop Boys and George Michael.

With his latest tour Snake delivers a roster of classics, including Baker Street, Still Crazy after all these Years, Respect, Yakety Yak, and his own solos from Million Love Songs, Moving on Up, Search for the Hero, and Lisa Stansfield’s Change.

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Sultry sax, searing sax, screaming sax, sexy sax, soulful sax, the show has it all.

In the 1980s Snake fronted York band Zoot and the Roots.

As well as the saxophone Snake can also play the flute and was a regular musician on Tonight with Jonathan Ross.

Blues and Soul music magazine describe him as “a brilliant sax player who could wail like the best American players, but was at his best weaving around slow ballads.”

The show starts at 7.30pm and tickets cost £14 from the box office on 01524 582803 or online at www.lancaster.gov.uk/platform-tickets.

For all events at the Platform go to, www.lancaster.gov.uk/platform/ all tickets bought online will charge a £1.50 booking fee or more.