.....A LIFE WITHOUT SOUL IS SURELY A SOUL WITHOUT LIFE
On the decks for you this month are two(hopefullysunny)bank holiday’s,andquite a few Soul night’s:Sussex Soul Club, New Forest Soul, Mr Fish’s Coopers Cask, Too Darn Soulful, StateOfSoul, Soul Kitchen, Farnborough Soul Club, Soul Survivors, Folkestone Soul Club, Soul Obsession, Turnin’ My Heartbeat UpandtheIncrowd Soul Society.
May 5thSussex Soul Club@ Patching Village Hall, Long Furlong, BN13 3UT.
It was skiing in the snow for Sussex Soul in March, now it’s tip toe through the witheredtulips.Special guest DJ's: Ann Taylor andDave Britt along withhost and resident’sDJ’s: Julie Lambert, Darren Lambert andAlison &Mark Etherington. Starts @ 7.30 pm to 12.30 am and you pay £6 to get in to hear a wide selectionof across the board Soul Music.
May 5thMr Fish @Coopers Cash3, Farm Rd, BN3 1FB Hove, it goes from 8pm to 1am. Host Mr Fish aka Steven Clancy and his guest DJ: David Smyth, aka Ginger Dave will be spinning, not plates, but records on the vinyl side of Rare Crossover, Modern, Northern and the Funkier side of Soul. Oh! and it’s all free, just thought I’d mention it.
May 5th New Forest Soul @ New Milton Memorial Centre, Whitefield Road, BH25 6DE, Hampshire starting point @ 7pm to 1am and will cost you £7. DJ’s: Alfie Linney, Barry Gray & Steve Lyons are offering you a 2 room night of Soul across the board. Plus guest DJ’s Nik Nak, Sallie Reynolds and Tim Smithers. It boasts a huge wooden dance floor, that always helps, records sales, sensible priced bar till 1am. Parking is free, train station 2 mins away, 2 mins walkfrom pub for early birds. No entry after 11pm, firm but fair. For more info Call/Text"Spooner" 07760215605
May 6thToo Darn Soulful@The Funky Fish, 19-23 Marine Parade, BN2 1TL. Anall day affair starting at 3pm to 1am, tickets are sold at the usual Skiddle.com. Members advance tickets £7 and non members advance tickets £9. Paddy Shevlin hasa large line-upof guest DJ’s thatinclude: Derek Mead, Ian Jackson, FionaShenton, Alfie Linney, Linda Seddon, Little Jimmy Kent, Jacob Flack, Richard Berry. That’ll keep you busy for a Sunday May bank holiday in Brighton, hope the parking and the weatheris good.
May 12thSTATE OF SOUL @ Oatlands Park Club, 75 St Mary's Rd, Weybridge, KT13 9PZ. The 5th SOS for the resident DJ's: Johnny Pearson, Lindsay Jobling &Jez Bishop.Special guest DJ isLondons own highlyrespected Ivor Jones.Your ears will be treated to a mixture ofSoul music rare, underplayed, 60’s, 70’s, 80’s, mid and up tempo, the lot by the sound of it.Event start’s @ 7.00 to midnight andall for £5 you got me there already.
May 18thSoulKitchen@The Grey Lady,70-72 The Pantiles, TN2 5TN, Tunbridge Wells.Start’s cooking@7pm to 1am andall for a pittance of£5.Tracy Shaw & JohnBrownewillhaveas their guest DJ’s: STATE OF SOUL boys:Johnny Pearson, Lindsay Jobling & Jez Bishop.You’ll hearthe rarest of 60’s,70’s& 80’smid tempo mind blowers.A warm and friendly vibe exude’s ina cosy room.Nowhereto go on a Friday night? Don’t look any further then, this isthe place.
May 18thSoul Survivors CelebrateHarry & Meghan’s, special day, the Soul & Motown pre-wedding party: It goes from 9pm to 2am, @ The Coral, Greyhound Stadium, Nevill Rd, Hove, BN3 7BZ. £10/£7 advance Tickets at toodarnsoulful.com. You have 2 rooms of Soul action with the Soul Survivors headed by Paddy Shevlin. A day to celebrate all round, so celebrate away.
May 18thFolkestone Soul Club@The Southcliff Hotel, 22-26 The Leas, CT20 2DY. You have the Mitchell Bros (Malcolm & Alan) plus guest’s,playing Northern Soul & Motown every third Friday of themonth,7.30pm to midnightandall for £5. There is a huge dance floor, and it will be an empty one without you.More info: 07784 949272.
May 19thFarnborough Soul Club@ Farnborough TownFootball Club, Cherrywood Rd, GU14 8UD, the evening begins @ 7.30pm to 1am. If you want to hear a night of Northern Soul & Motown, this is the place for you. As a bonus you have Paul McKay as special guest DJ with resident DJ’s: Chris Thorley, Danny North, Mischief, and Richard Morris. Nothing more I can tell you, other than it’s 5 smackers to get inand enjoy.
May 25thSoul Obsession @ The Hassocks Pub, Station Approach, BN6 8HN, from 7.30 to midnight all for £6. Head honchosDug Chant & Adrian Corbin with invited guest DJ’s: Gavin Page (Stomp Radio) and Jimmy Kent (Upbeat Club) will be playing Modern,Crossover, Northern Soul, Motown and Latin Jazz. A great little night to start off the second bank holiday of the month.
May 26thTurnin’ My Heartbeat Up @ Arundel Football Club, Mill Rd, BN18 9PA, join Tony & SoulieSimon plus twoguest DJ’s for 4 hours of Northern Soul & Motown, from 8pm to 2am, allat the cost of £3, go for it.
May 26thIncrowd Soul Society @ Blue Lagoon, Hilsea Lido, PO2 9RP. Steve Llyons isback with a25 years anniversary special Northern Soul Night. All for £5 Advanced and £7 otd. His guest DJ’s are: Gary Todd, Ann Todd, Keith Woon, Maxine Woon and Rob Williams. They will be bringing their record box’s full of Across the Board, Northern, Crossover Soul to satisfy allyoudancers.
Please look onFacebook Events, Soul Source & The Soul Survivors Family Group, for more choicesand information.I’ll see youat 6 or 7, or so, of the above featured night’s, good times await.
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