Level 1 - Jazzheadchronic, Mudibu & The Jezebel Sextet (Live Tribute to Otis Redding), Guest DJ, Level 2 - Snowboy, Ian Wright, Level 2 / Room 2 or Level 3 - DJ Andy Smith, Nick Halkes, Crissy Kybosh, Basement / Rye Wax - Hawaiian Bop DJs, Richio Suzuki, Lucinda Slim, Oscar Romp,
Sat Feb 09 - it’s all about the Northern Soul of it all, as The South London Soul Train tips it’s retrolicious hat to the groundbreaking righteous sounds of Motown soul and the King of The Dock Of The Bay. An SLST Sounds of Motown & Otis Redding Special, where your host with the soul wielding audio most (on maximum toast) JAZZHEADCHRONIC is joined by the unbelievably tight and monumentally soul stirring MUDIBU & THE JEZEBEL SEXTET (LIVE) at The CLF Art Cafe.
Plus and as always, we got so much more across 4 floors. Part ongoing multi-level mission to move your mind & body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at The South London Soul Train.
LEVEL 1 - MUDIBU & THE JEZEBEL SEXTET (LIVE)
Experience the incredible sound of Otis Redding's music as two of the UK's most exciting raw soul acts join forces to mark 52 years since his untimely death in 1967. Respect, My Girl, Mr Pitiful, Hard To Handle, Love Man, and Try A Little Tenderness - performed by an 8 piece band with an incredible raw sound that’s guaranteed to leave you strictly on the good foot! All Night long!!!!!
“The Jezebel Sextet shine with their majestic horn section”
— Emrys Baird, Blues & Soul
“Cool, slinky, and tight in all the right places”
— Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show, BBC 6 Music
“Pure dynamite! One of the best funk soul bands in the world!”
— DJ Healer Selecta
Add to that a special extended set of classic and rare Motown gems (Stevie Wonder to The Jackson 5 via Marvin Gaye & The Temptations, The Supremes, Eddie Kendrick, Rick James and beyond) dropped hard and in earnest by JAZZHEADCHRONIC + GUESTS and you know we mean business!
Then on LEVEL 2 - Time to let the funk mercilessly flow. Funk 45 Damager SNOWBOY and The Mighty IAN WRIGHT here to deliver the news on vinyl. The scoop - funk is alive and livin on 45. Eruption time, as the dancefloor went BOOM! The rare grooves blowing, the funk & soul mercilessly flowing live and very direct to the dancefloor. Amen!
LEVEL 2 / ROOM 2 or 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 Line up completed in the RYE WAX BASEMENT - THE HAWAIIAN BOP TRIP. Your retrolicious host RICHIO SUZUKI joined by LUCINDA SLIM and OSCAR ROMP for 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 (as always) All floors, will be 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 + beyond.
MIN OF 500 TIX ALWAYS OTD!
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Feb 16 - The South London Soul Train Tribute To Paul Trouble Anderson + More at The CLF Art Cafe. http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1196874
Sat Feb 23 - The South London Soul Train 3 Floor, 4 Club Night Mash Up with Dr Meaker (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe. http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1205309
Time to keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho