THIS IS A WEATHERPROOF FESTIVAL: Come rain or shine we gonna Paaaaaaaarrrrrtaaaaaaay :D Important Note: Tickets also available on the door, but we recommend grabbing em in advance to ensure your place at the Soul party of the decade. Come get some X
Sat Aug 30 - Jazzheadchronic invites you to THE SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN SUMMER FESTIVAL. A 16 hour truly funked up all day and night session to end em all - at the enormous 3 Room, Studio 338 warehouse in Greenwich. 4 amazing bands + 15 of the best soul, funk and groove Dj’s on the planet - bringing it hard, live, large and very direct from 2pm in the afternoon to 6am in the morning. With Extra Open AIr Arena Added to the daytime proceedings.
ROOM 1: The Open Air Weatherproof Heated Terrace + G/F main room - Run as one space from 2pm to 6am
4 carefully ‘Jazzheadchronic’ selected eclectic ‘dance’ bands at the top of their game will more than deliver live on stage. The quartet of Live artists bringing it hard, loud and very, very LIVE. First up we got fired up Hammond Organ driven bad boys THE BONGOLIAN. A Musically Armed High Calibre 5 piece band that target and find the musical hot spot - then incinerate it. Followed by Trombone & Vocal Maestro Ashley Slater’s KITTEN & THE HIP. A seriously dynamic eclectic future soul trio that’ll have you screaming for more fo sho! This band are gonna bring the heat - And you know you gonna feel it. Next up, a band that needs little introduction, a real South London Soul Train favourite. The one and only BRASSROOTS doing what they do so damn well. Infectious Brass anthemic dance floor stompahs orchestrated and directed by Trombone Scientist Jerome Harper. As one of their biggest covers go - "Sweet dreams are made of this". The South London Soul Train Summer Festival Live line up completed by FINAL KILLAH BAND.....we are truly excited to welcome The 15 piece MAGIC DRUM ORCHESTRA. A white hot ball of polyrhythmic energy that’ll free your mind and body + deeply tenderise your soul. Beliiiiiieve!
From the land of the turntable Premier Veteran DJ’s PERRY LOUIS, The Legendary PATRICK FORGE + SPECIAL GUESTS [TBA] keeping things hot between the bands and steadily increasing the pressure. Perry & Patrick unleashing over 60 years of combined musical knowledge and DJ experience on yehs. The two P’s dropping sets of absolute banging sure fire winners & rare gems from start to finish. Tunes to make you go damn! 100% dance floor action guaranteed. Live bands and afternoon / evening DJ’s on The Open Terrace giving way to the night time slot - hosted by SLST head honcho and all round bad ass DJ JAZZHEADCHRONIC, joined by Legendary Soul II Soul Founder and musical institution JAZZIE B + the most excellent AJ KWAME [Incognito Dj’s] who’ll be delivering an all night orgy of the absolute finest in uplifting anthemic Soul, funk, groove and everything in-between. Dropping bombs of riddim and the heaviest in rhyme from midnight til the sunrises over the terrace at dawn.
NEW OPEN AIR ARENA / ROOM 2: The Big Soul Review - Runs 2pm to 10pm in the new open air Arena, with all day Jamaican BB-Q and an enormous Function 1 Soundsytem.
Mukatsuku records Founder and DJ NIK WESTON alongside the most glorious heavyweight vinylst DJ MARCIA CARR, walking encyclopedia of black music DJ SI CHEEBA and Hawaiian Bop Supremo RICHIO SUZUKI cooking up some potent retro-future-brew. A Pure south london soul cocktail topped with lashings o' soul sauce and positive En-R-G. Unbelievably Taste.T! Running til 10pm.
Nightime then seeing the opening of …...
ROOM 3: The Funk Pit - Runs 10pm to 6am on level 1
Hosted by Legendary DJ’s The Mighty SNOWBOY, Vinyl Junkie ROB MESSER and the walking musical institution that is AGMP Concerts Founder and Veteran DJ ADRIAN GIBSON - unleashing pure unadulterated Soul N’ Funk Beasts on 45 with teeth. The toughest, rarest, nastiest joints delivered to the whole o’ yoh soul. Taking Absolutely No Prisoners.
All rooms & floors taking all passengers on a Non-Stop Magical Mystery Tour through all things Too Damn Funky. P-Funk to Jazz Funk, Soul Jazz to Rare Groove N’ Stax, Motown to Club Classics and Anthems.
As always, Passengers are requested to check their Souls at the Station as this ones for good time party people only! No Bass Wobbles Here, Only Love, Funk and Souuuuuuuul.
And as it’s a festival, we’ll also have a fully stocked Bar-B-Q serving hot food all day and night long, as well as cool refreshing special cock + mocktails and very nicely priced drinks at all 4 bars + special treats on the day - so for all those coming for the whole 16hrs, you’re sorted - just come, kick back, relax - then dance till your feet bleed. Sensible footwear highly recommended.
Also - The Terrace is completely weather proof with heating, so come rain or shine. We gonna Paaaaaartay.
So head to Resdient Advisor and get your Tickets for the inaugural 3 room 16hr SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN SUMMER FESTIVAL. It’s gonna be toooooo hot!
Event runs in 2 stages
Room 1 - Open Air Terrace + G/F: Runs 2pm - 6am w/ Bands on stage from 330pm
Room 2 [New Open Air Arena]: The Big Soul Review: Runs 2pm-10pm
Room 3: The Funk Pit: Runs 10pm - 6am
All Day & Night Tickets: £15 / £20
Night Only Tickets: Limited £10 Early Bird Tickets / £15 - Entry After 10pm.
Tickets available from Resident Advisor Tickets, Skiddle, Ticketscript or The CLF / Bussey Website www.clfartcafe.org With Limited Tickets available on the door. So get em early. They’re hot.
Venue Directions: Studio 338 is 2 mins walk from Greeenwich North Station. Venue also has Private parking, but would advise leaving your car at home + get ready to have the time of your lives.
See you on the dancefloors Fo Sho X
Next Event: Sat Sep 06 - Back to The CLF Art Cafe AKA Bussey Building for our regular 1st + 3rd Saturday monthly sessions. http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?623739 Come get some :D
IMPORTANT NOTE: The South London Soul Train CD Launch is now scheduled for Sat Nov 01 at The CLF / Bussey. http://www.residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?623728 Watch this space for info. www.clfartcafe.org + look forward to seeing you there X