.....A LIFE WITHOUT SOUL IS SURELY A SOUL WITHOUT LIFE
Your Soul calender this month is looking like this: STATE OF SOUL, Upbeat Returns, Hornchurch Charity Event, The White Swan, Folkestone Soul Club, Soul Kitchen, Festival: Northern Soul Evening Arundel, Funky Fish and Lightwater Crossely Club.
August 4thSTATE of SOUL @Oatlands Park Club, 75 St Mary's Rd, Weybridge, KT13 9PZ. The first anniversaryfor the host’s and resident DJ's:Johnny Pearson, Lindsay Jobling &Jez Bishop.Special guest DJ: Paul McKay the happy wonderer. You need to get there for 7pm as you only have ‘till midnight to enjoy all the wonderful Soul sounds you’relikely to hear. That would be quality rare from all the decadeson the dance side.Oh! Yes it’ll cost you 5 quid to get in and it is close to mainline stations Walton on Thames & Weybridge, so no excuses.
August 11thUpbeat Returns @ Blackmarket VIP Venue,10 George St, TN34 3EG. Roy Williamson and Jimmy Kent areback with anight full of: 60’s Ska, Northern Soul, early Reggae andR&B floor fillers, from8.30 to 2am.With guest DJ’s: Danny Fuller & Dug Chant, free admission.Collection bucket for the ‘Lifeboats’ on hand, so keep an eye out, it’s all in a good cause so be generous.
August 12th Once we were Soldiers, an all day Charity Event, @ The George 11, 64-68 High Street, Hornchurch RM12 4UW, it starts 3pm to midnight.
Raising vital funds and awareness for an amazing charity “Once we were Soldiers”
The event is hosted by Mark Marky, Mark Allsop and compaired by Zero radios: Merv Griffiths, Darren Bull (Bully) with help from Peter Poynton, Paul Clarke and Nicky Hyde.
Tickets cost £10 and can be purchased on-line from Music Meltdown.
All money will go to the charity and any expenses will be available for public view.
A host of DJ’s, I’ll mention a few: Gavin Page, Neil Hanratty, Paul Brighton Clark, Paul Hobson, Conrad Clarke and Marky Mark. For moreinformation please contact: Mark Marky, Peter P, Paul Clark at Music Meltdown or Nicky Hyde
August 12thNorthern Soul & Motown Afternoon, @ The White Swan, Chichester Road, Arundel, BN18 9AD. Promoter and DJ: Tony Cassini, with guest’s DJ’s:Keith Robinson, Richard Scarborough and Ian Walsh. It’s free foreverybody from 4pm to 8pm. Get yourselves along and have a nice meal a nice dance and a nice time.
August 17thFolkestone Soul Club@The Southcliff Hotel, 22-26 The Leas, CT20 2DY. The usual monthly soiree forpromoters and regular DJ’s:MalcolmMitchell& AlanMitchellplus guest’s.It’s aNorthern Soul & Motown nightevery third Friday of themonth,7:30pm to midnightandall for £5, find out moreon: 07784 949272.
20thSoulKitchen@The Grey Lady,70-72 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells, TN2 5TN.Kitchendecks starta rollin'@7pm to 1am and it's £5 to get in. Host’s and regular DJ’s are Soul- stirrers Tracey Shaw & John Browne. Their guest DJ's: Soul Not Dole all the way from Doncasterare: Terry Wright, Bob Snow andDean Roach. You can be sure to hear aselection of rare, underplayed Soul music,mid tempo to up tempo dance and a little 80's Disco.As is customary, it will be played with passion and excitement, no doubtdriving regular Kitcheners into a state of frenzy.
August 22ndFestival Northern Soul Evening@ Jubilee Gardens, Mill Rd, Arundel BN18 9AB, free admission from 6pm‘til’ 10pm. With Tony Cassini, Denise Hyde, Sid Marshall and Steve Bowden. Why not join the DJ’s who will beplaying Northern Soul & Motown as part of Arundel Festival. I heard last years outing was a blast, betterget along there,see for yourself and have some fun.
August 26th Too Darn Soulful, Bank Holiday All-Dayer @The Funky Fish, 19-23 Marine Parade, BN2 1TL. An all day affair starting at 3pm andtickets are available from the Skiddle website. Members advance tickets £7.50and non members advance tickets £9. Paddy Shevlin, Kev Griffin, Jok Evans, Annette Maughan, Graham Constantine, Tony Cassini, Linda Seddon, RichardBerry, plus special guest DJ “the legendary” Ian Levine, say no more. It’s Northern Soul & Motown all the way to 1am, it looks like Brighton is the place to be.
August 31stLightwater The Soul Sessions @ Crossley Club, 113 Guildford Rd, Hampshire, GU18 5RA, musical agenda: Northern, Modern, 60’s & 70’s Soul. Head DJ’s will be Derek Mead & Pete Kelross, accompanied by guest DJ’s:…….. That’ll keep you quiet for an hour or two, 7.30 to 12.30 to be exact andwill cost you£5.00. For more info call: 01932 402667 or 01252 319768. Last one was a great success, let’s make this one asecond great success.
There you have it, no shortage of Soul nights for you this August Bank Holiday month, so let’s see you out and about on them there dance floors. You’ll find me on the dance floor somewhere in the country for sure.
If you want to know more please look on Facebook event’s, Soul Source and Soul Survivor’s Family websites.
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