Not just King Size Slim but the full 4 piece band will squeeze into Mrs Y's for an evening of Heavy Acoustic.
London Gig Guide 'must see act'
IBBA album of the month
British Blues Award 'Emerging Artist'
Wasser Prawda magazine awards nominee
In 2005 Toby Barelli aka KING SIZE SLIM began experimenting with a new sound. A sound fully conscious of its roots but with a new story to tell. Having spent the previous 4 years touring and recording with TwoTone pioneers 'The Selecter' along with other Ska and Reggae luminaries, the sound was always going to be rhythm led, heavy on the bass and rootsy in the melody.
Big warm tones from his resonator guitar with a powerful and direct vocal style became the trademarks of the sound. Add rolling grooves, multi-layered percussion,vocals, harmonicas and myriad shakers to create a heavyweight acoustic sound that shouts loud and kisses sweet.
"....in my view though, KING SIZE SLIM gave the the standout performance of the weekend.His fat roots boogie sound just blew me away' Acoustic Festival of Great Britain 2015