The South London Soul Train Goes East with JHC, Hackney Colliery Band & More

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    [Room 1] Jazzheadchronic, Hackney Colliery Band (Live), Snowboy, [Room 2: The Funk & Northern Soul Room] Snowboy, Richard Routledge, Rob Messer, Jon Goodrum
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  • Sat Apr 29 - Alllllllllllllllllllll Abooooooaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaard The South London Soul Train Goes East as we travel to Great Yarmouth to seriously drop soul, funk, groove, disco, brass, motown, hip hop and conquer at our new last Sat of each month residency at the amazing Tower Arena multi-room music venue. The South London Soul Train Goes East's on-going mission to seriously blow your mind and body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at The Tower Arena. Both carriages of The SLST locked loaded and ready to come and truly get some. Room 1: Your Soul London Soul Train Goes East host with the absolute most JAZZHEADCHRONIC bringing the eclectic, dancefloor direct, globalistic heat to the dancefloor and nuking it. The absolute finest in funk, soul, disco, brass, breaks, hip hop, jazz funk to P-funk, soul jazz to latin funk slung into an audio blender and turned up to 11 for some positive soul shifting - heavyweight get down action. The Jazzhead performing alongside incendiary brass wielding maniacs, the simply unstoppable, stage tenderising HACKNEY COLLIERY BAND LIVE! With opening set from the legendary SNOWBOY dropping the funk hard on 45. Dang you know we mean business! HACKNEY COLLIERY BAND Formed in 2008 out of a desire to play music that appealed to the feet as much as to the ears, the Hackney Colliery Band is east London’s unique take on the brass band. Featuring trumpets, trombones, saxes, sousaphone and marching percussion, the band are totally acoustic and yet able to blow the roof off any room. Hackney Colliery Band’s members have hugely diverse musical backgrounds, ranging from work with cutting edge jazz groups to the Royal Opera House, and from Jarvis Cocker to major international orchestras. This breadth of musical talent is clearly on display in their eclectic repertoire. Mining nuggets of funk, hip-hop and high-octane rock from the musical coalface and throwing in a few chunks of Balkan brass, electronica and contemporary jazz for good measure, the Hackney Colliery Band’s setlist is as diverse as the London borough that gave them their name. Add the fact that the band stays true to its roots by bringing the tradition of mobile marching bands firmly into the 21st Century and you know that every gig’s sure to be unique. Whether playing to a global audience of hundreds of millions at the Closing Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics or to a few hundred in a club,though, you can be certain of one thing: this is high-energy, good-time music that’ll make you want move your feet + we truly can’t wait to welcome them to The South London Soul Train Goes East Stage. Then in Room 2. THE FUNK & NORTHERN SOUL ROOM - A quartet of some of the UK’s finest Djs dropping it like it’s hot. ALL NIGHT LONG! First up the men with a plan and an un-insurable record collection - Legendary DJ’s Mssrs SNOWBOY and east coast soul source and veteran 45 head RICHARD ROUTLEDGE mine the crates for more vintage 45s for an epic journey through the land of the rare groove and down right nasty Fonk. Delivering some of the finest retro-licous audio ever etched on Vinyl til you can't take it no moh. Then on the Northern Soul tip The Mighty ROB MESSER + special guest, the unstoppable force that is JON GOODRUM drop Positively Seismic Heavyweight Northern Soul Joints without mercy on the dancefloor and wait for the sweat to fall. As always you're definitely gonna feel it. LONG TIME! Prepare yourselves!!! The South London Soul Train Goes East - Both rooms 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, Brass, Breaks, Bop and Hop to Motown, Club Classics and Anthems. However - 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. Event Runs 10pm - 5am / £5/7/10 Adv from RA or £12 OTD / Takes place on the last Sat of each month at The Tower Arena Great Yarmouth + 1st, 2nd, 3rd Sat of each month at The CLF Art Cafe [Peckham, London] + Beyond. NEXT GREAT YARMOUTH EVENT [LAST SAT OF EACH MONTH]: Sat May 27 - The South London Soul Train with JAZZHEADCHRONIC, THE JAMES TAYLOR QUARTET [LIVE], SNOWBOY + More in 2 rooms at The Tower Arena Time to get, it, ON! See you on the dancefloors fo sho X
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