The jive and jazz band King Pleasure & the Biscuit Boys perform at the Stephen Joseph Theater in Scarborough

King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys opened shows for BB King, Cab Calloway and his orchestra, Ray Charles, and toured with the real Blues Brothers Band – the one from the movie

King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys opened shows for BB King, Cab Calloway and his band, Ray Charles, and toured with the real Blues Brothers Band – the one in the movie.

They have performed on 36 radio shows and made 73 television appearances, including several on Blue Peter, The Teletubbies, as well as the Paradise Club series where they were the house band. They’ve also featured on Challenge Anneka, The Gadget Show and a prime time National Lottery advert – not to mention backing John Barrowman in a rendition of I Get A Kick Out Of You on Live And Kicking.

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Rough, tough and still rocking, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys have appeared at festivals, gigs and clubs across the UK and Europe – and they still play Birmingham Jazz & Blues Festival, where they are headlining for an unprecedented 14 years.

Along the way, the band recorded 11 albums for Big Bear Records, all of which received worldwide distribution.

King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys are in theater Saturday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are priced at £10 and are available from the box office on 01723 370541 and online at www.sjt.uk.com


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Henry R. Wright