The runner up at the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, Imaani, is on tour with the City Funk Orchestra as a special guest. Imaani will be performing the band’s soul and funk music. The City Funk Orchestra was formed in to 2010. They will begin their tour with Imaani on May 3 at the Boom Boom Club in Sutton. Imaani came second at the Birmingham edition of the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest, beaten only by Israel’s Dana International.
Meanwhile, to celebrate Ken Bruce’s 25th year of commenting of the Eurovision Song Contest for BBC Radio, the network has opened an online poll asking fans to select their favourite British Eurovision entry of all time. The top 20 songs selected will be aired on Bruce’s radio show on BBC 2 in the lead up to the Eurovision Song Contest. Voting closes in two days. You can cast your vote here.