Friday night saw luxury Swiss watchmaker Raymond Weil mark its continued involvement within the UK music industry by partnering with multi-award winning singer/songwriter, producer and Raymond Weil Ambassador, Labrinth to host a celebratory dinner at his restaurant Mosaica in Wood Green. Gigslutz were on hand on the red carpet and spoke to a handful of the artists in attendance about their thought on this years BRIT Awards nominees.
The intimate dinner for one hundred of Labrinth’s closest friends and associates was designed to honor UK artists who have achieved international recognition for their efforts in 2014 and beyond. The guest list consisted of some UK’s finest musical talents including past BRIT Award winners and nominated artists for this year’s ceremony.
Guests that attended included; Labrinth, Tinie Tempah, Professor Green, Millie Mackintosh, Charli XCX, James Arthur, Clean Banditt, Garth Crooks, George the Poet, Sway, Sigma, Tinchy Stryder, Conor Maynard, Oritse Williams, Little Mix, Ella Henderson, Pixie Lott, The Temper Trap, MNEK, Frisco, Maverick Sabre, Jess Glynne, Etta Bond, Naughty Boy, Shakka & Raf Riley, but to name a few.
This year’s dinner saw Gibson USA unveil a unique 10-piece exhibition that showcased bespoke custom guitars from their famous range that are played by the crème de la crème of the music world. National music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins were also in attendance and spoke prior to dinner about the work they undertake across the UK that transforms the lives of individuals through music therapy.
The Hic’s kicked off the after-dinner proceedings with a 30-minute set that was superbly received by guests followed by impromptu performances from Frisco & Shakka who performed their rendition of ‘Walking with Elephants’. Sigma and Labrinth ended the live music with an electric performance of their forthcoming release ‘Higher’.
Check out the short video from the event and keep your eyes peeled for our upcoming post about who the artists we spoke to on the red carpet predicted would win big at this years BRIT Awards.