Level 1 - Jazzheadchronic, Celebrate (live), Guest DJ, Level 2 - Snowboy, Andy Lewis, Level 3 - DJ Andy Smith, Nick Halkes, Crissy Kybosh, Basement / Rye Wax - Hawaiian Bop DJs, Richio Suzuki, Soul 45 DJs, Oscar Romp
Sat Nov 10 - The South London Soul Train pays tribute to the horn driven distinctively funked up and soulful sounds of Jazz Funk Music with a Kool & The Gang + Earth Wind & Fire Special featuring CELEBRATE (LIVE) performing a Live Tribute to Kool & The Gang at The CLF Art Cafe. CELEBRATE here to seriously brass slap the place, with maximum taste - alongside SLST Host JAZZHEADCHRONIC who'll be digging deep through the Kool & The Gang + Earth Wind & Fire back catalogues to deliver a surefire dancefloor monster of a set - that'll have you feeling that it's always "September" in "Boogie Wonderland” and that “Hollywoods Swinging” with “Jungle Boogie" at The South London Soul Train.
Part of our on-going 4 floor mission to move your mind & body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times.
[LEVEL 1] CELEBRATE (Live)
Kool As The Gang, The music of Kool & The Gang from Funky Stuff to Ladies Night, performed by a stellar line up of musicians from both the USA and UK.
The musicians of Kool As The Gang have not only recorded and played live on tour with some of the top acts in the world but also have their own Top 20 hits too.
Drummer Billy Osborne is the musical director and current producer for Alexander ONeal. The brass section comprises of Kenny Wellington tpt, David Baptiste sax and Fayyaz Virji tbn the original horn section and members of Beggar & Co/ Light Of The World and Incognito who all have of course their own hit recordings, as well as playing on the recordings of many other famous artists.
Vocalist Glen Goldsmith also has his own hit recordings and shares duties with Pitta a top session vocalist having toured with many of the UKS Top bands and Kieran West an upcoming vocalist and songwriter in his own right. On bass and keyboards are the current members of Alexander O Neals and gwen dickeys band Clint williams And Emlyn.
These musicians invite you to enjoy their performance of the great songs of Kool &The Gang from the funk to all the pop hits. A high quality act performing songs of the highest quality. To sum it up the musicians in this band have recorded and performed live with many different famous artists.
They have played with many legends in the pop and R&B genre and are now this all star group of musicians comes together putting all there expertise passion and respect to create Kool AS The Gang. One word ...
Then on level 2 - Time to let the funk mercilessly flow. Commander SNOWBOY and DJ extraordinaire ANDY LEWIS! here to deliver the news on vinyl. The scoop - funk is alive and livin on 45. Eruption time, as the rare grooves keep flowing and prime cuts of funk and soul are once again truly delivered live, hard and direct to the dancefloor. Beware the soul shrapnel as the dancefloors went BOOM!!
LEVEL 3 - Time to enter THE REACH UP DISCO WONDERLAND hosted by The legendary DJ ANDY SMITH, NICK HALKES, CRISSY KYBOSH dropping 80’s boogie, disco and proto house, evoking the spirit and dipping into the soundtrack of legendary NYC clubs such as 'Paradise Garage’ & 'Studio 54’. A night highlighting the sounds that emerged as the 70’s, turned into the 80’s and the DNA of club music as we know it today was being written. Damn!
The South London Soul Train 4 Floor Line up completed in the RYE WAX BASEMENT - THE HAWAIIAN BOP TRIP. Your lovingly old skool host RICHIO SUZUKI joined by northern soul, funk & retro jazz damagers SOUL 45 DJs + OSCAR ROMP taking you on an epic strictly retrolicious Rock & Roll, 50's R N' B, 60's Soul & Motown, Vintage Ska & Latin journey from the love side. Aloha baby!
The South London Soul Train, all 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, 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.
The South London Soul Train Runs 10pm - 5am / £5-13 Adv from RA or £15 OTD / Takes place every Saturday night at The CLF Art Cafe www.clfartcafe.org + last Sat of most months (Son Of The South London Soul Train) at Omeara London + beyond.
MIN OF 500 TIX ALWAYS OTD!
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Nov 17 - The South London Soul Train Aretha Franklin + Sound Of Detroit Special with Echoes Of Detroit (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1160563
Swiftly followed by
Sat Nov 24 - The South London Soul Train 3 Floor, 4 Club Night Mash Up with Old Dirty Brasstards (Live) + More on 4 Floors at The CLF Art Cafe
And (The same night / Further South)
Sat Nov 24 - (OMEARA London) - Son Of The South London Soul Train with special guests (TBA) at Omeara London.
Time to keep getting it on.
See you on the dancefloor fo sho