Fri 25 Jan 2013

Japan's finest funk band, Osaka Monaurail, are celebrating their 20th anniversary with a world tour and are stopping by the Espy on Friday 25th January.

Dressed immaculately in the sharpest of suits, they move in total unison; the horn sections spins and twirls while building up a driving funk energy like never seen before in Australia.

For two decades Osaka Monaurail have toured the biggest festivals in the world, played the tightest clubs on the planet and brought the dancefloor to volcanic like eruptions. They have released nine albums, one which famously features James Brown's backing vocalist - Soulsister Number One - Marva Whitney.

Be a part of the funk explosion at The Esplanade Hotel on Friday 25th January (Australia Day Eve) with Osaka Monaurail plus guests DJ Chikashi Nishiwaki (Japan), The Cactus Channel, Deep Street Soul and Blair Stafford.

Tickets $30 plus booking fee available via and all Oztix outlets. On sale Friday 14 December.