Level 1 - Jazzheadchronic, Echoes Of (live), Guest DJ (TBA), Level 2 - Soulful Strut DJs Russ Dewbury & Friends, Room 3 (Level 2 / Rm 2) - Mochi Men aka ATN + Young Pulse, Basement / Rye Wax - Snowboy, Andy Lewis
THE SLST CELEBRATES 12 YEARS OF THE BUSSEY! Sat Aug 24 - The South London Soul Train is in full on celebratory mode as we celebrate The Bussey Buildings 12 Year Anniversary with a full on 7 hour, 3 floor, 4 room epic to make you dance well harder y'all. Your dancefloor nuking host with the absolute most JAZZHEADCHRONIC joined by SPECIAL GUEST DJ (TBA) + Parisienne Soul/Funk terminators, the absolutely Incredible ECHOES OF continuing their funked up review of US Soul Cities (city TBA). ECHOES OF dropping a very special mind melding, floor shaking, 90 minute live set that's guaranteed to take you higher.
Plus (and as always) we got so much more across multiple jumping floors, Part of our ongoing mission to seriously funk you up!!
Time to celebrate well harder y'all.
LEVEL 1 - ECHOES OF ... (LIVE) - Band on stage around midnight.
ECHOES OF … For 3 years now, the french funk band "ECHOES OF" has been leading a very successful and phenomenal monthly residency called "Funk & The City", in the most famous jazz club in Paris, the NEW MORNING (where the best international jazz, funk, soul artists have performed).
The young cats of ECHOES OF are paying tribute to the american cities of funk (songs between 1975 and 1985) in a very unique, original and ambitious way, covering and reviving songs not often performed live. So far exist ECHOES OF DETROIT (One Way, Bohannon, Carl Carlton), MINNEAPOLIS (Prince, The Time, André Cymone) DAYTON (Aurra, Sun, Lakeside), WASHINGTON (Trouble Funk, Soul Searchers, Chuck Brown), MIAMI (Uncle Louie, Gwen McCrae, T-Connection), PHILADELPHIA (Instant Funk, Breakwater, Bunny Sigler), SAN FRANCISCO (Con Funk Shun, Maze, Larry Graham), CHICAGO (Chaka Khan, Earth Wind and Fire, Omni) and for the Bussey 12 yr Anniversary, a brand new city.
The 6 (extendable to 12) pieces band always keep the same backing nucleus of musicians, inviting several and various singers who become ambassadors of the city they are assigned to. More cities to come such as Memphis, New Orleans, New York, Los Angeles and also non american cities such as London, Tokyo, Rio,... !
This band have gotta be seen to truly be believed folks. So marker pen this date in the diary and get ready to have yoh soul blown wide open. ECHOES OF gonna seriously blow up The SLST Live Stage.
Then on LEVEL 2 - We are psyched to welcome back one of the most influential figures in UK Club culture, as we welcome righteous eclectic audio slinger, Brighton Jazz Bop Head RUSS DEWBURY and FRIENDS. RD bringing the Nu Yorican Funk / Disco / Afro Latin / Jazz Juke Beats / Percussive Soulful sounds of his super dope Brighton party SOULFUL STRUT to the SLST for the 2nd time. If you caught them back in April, you'll know what to expect as RUSS truly is one of the best DJs around and guaranteed to make you sweat. The Dancefloor awaits.
With more than 30 Years of service to the music industry and still with skin in the game, Russ Dewbury is held in high regard as a key influencer and shaper of the UK's independent music scene over the last 30 years. Russ's accolades include conforming to an ongoing international DJ schedule, label owner/manager, artist manager, seasoned compilation compiler, producer, festival organiser, radio broadcaster... oh, and founder/promoter of 'The Brighton Jazz Rooms' one of the longest running club nights on the planet.
ROOM 3 (Level 2 / Room 2) - The French Connection continues, as Funk, Soul and DIsco Re-Edits / Remix Artists MOCHI MEN (DJs YOUNG PULSE + ATN) bring the discolicious sounds of their Parisienne night “FUNK & THE CITY" to the SLST. Mochi Men dropping the hammer righteously hard and Inviting you to seriously get down.
The South London Soul Train Bussey Building 12 Year Anniversary Special Line Up completed in The RYE WAX BASEMENT where The Funks gonna truly hit the fan. Rare 45" vinyl junkies, The Legendary SNOWBOY + IAN WRIGHT dropping more of the platters that absolutely always will matter. The finest selections in soul and downright nastiest in funk, served up and delivered hard and direct to the dancefloor. ALL NIGHT LONG!!
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 one's 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 Aug 31 - The South London Soul Train with The Soul Brothers (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe
Sat Sep 07 - The South London Soul Train with The Soul Grenades (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe
Time to keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho