Sat Mar 09 - Spring is on it's way, "here come the heat" as The South London Soul Train welcomes ECHOES OF celebrating and bringing the heat of the supersoul city of MIAMI. ECHOES OF MIAMI channelling, rinsing and reinterpreting (LIVE) the soulsonic and truly funked up sounds of Gwen McCrae, KC, Betty Wright, Uncle Louie, T-Connection + More at The CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building. http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1205666
ECHOES OF MIAMI performing LIVE on LEVEL 1 alongside Guest Hosts, the well funky and righteously Discolicious REACH UP DISCO WONDERLAND DJs. DJ ANDY SMITH, NICK HALKES + CRISSY KYBOSH dropping 80’s boogie, soul, funk, disco and proto house, evoking the spirit and dipping into the soundtrack of legendary NYC clubs such as 'Paradise Garage’ & 'Studio 54’. Damn!
Plus (and as always) we got so much more on 3/4 floors. Part of our ongoing weekly mission to move your mind & body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at The South London Soul Train.
LEVEL 1 - ECHOES OF MIAMI (LIVE)
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 MIAMI (Gwen McCrae, KC, Betty Wright, Uncle Louie, T-Connection), 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)
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, ... !
If you've seen ECHOES OF ... Live at The SLST before, then you know that this band truly mean business and won't stop til you get enough, so marker pen this date in the diary and get ready for another mind melding 90 minute Live set where ECHOES OF MIAMI gonna blow the roof off the sucka.
Then on LEVEL 2 - Let the funk hit the fan and dance hit the floor, as The Mighty SNOWBOY & crate digger supreme ONEOFAKIND! unleash pure Soul and Funk Beasts on 45 direct to the whole ah you soul. Dropping it like it’s too damn hot. ALL NIGHT LONG! May the funk be with you!
ROOM 3 - THE HAWAIIAN BOP TRIP. Your retrolicious host RICHIO SUZUKI joined by Hawaiian Shirt Wearin' and Dancefloor Rockin' DJs JACK GADSDEN & Legendary Acid Jazz Records Founder EDDIE PILLER 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 line up completed in the RYE WAX BASEMENT by SLST French residents, Funk & The CIty (Paris) Hosts MOCHI MEN (YOUNG PULSE + ATN) here to deliver another epic dancefloor direct session in Disco, House & Soul. Then to now. Classics to Re-Edits. Always on point.
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: (The Same Night) Sat Mar 09 - The South London Soul Train Vault Festival Special with Afro Cluster (Live) + More in 3 rooms at The Vaults http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1211425
Followed by ...
Sat Mar 16 - The South London Soul Train with Rowdy Crowd (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe. http://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1216739
Time to keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho