Colchester Arts Centre

07/05/2017 19:30 £14, £12 concession

Combining drummer Eric Ford’s timbre and inventive patterns with bassist Max Luthert’s propulsive yet flexible bass licks, saxophonist Duncan Eagle’s hard-edged lyricism, and the lean, purposeful, ambitious and engrossing guitar work of special guest Ant Law, the end result is a powerful, punchy outfit with an inventive and imaginative set of tunes.

18/05/2017 19:30 £16, £14 concession

Formed in 2006 by twin brothers Michael Arbenz (piano) and Florian Arbenz (drums), together with bassist Thomas Lahns, Vein have released no less than 11 critically acclaimed albums, including collaborations with American saxmeisters David Leibmann and Greg Osby.