THE SOUTH LONDON SOUL TRAIN WITH THE SOUL BROTHERS (LIVE), AJ KWAME, BOCA 45 - MORE ON 3 FLOORS
[Level 1] AJ Kwame, The Soul Brothers (live), Boca 45, [Level 2] Snowboy, Oneofakind, [Level 2 / Room 2] Keith Lawrence, [Basement / Rye Wax] DJ Andy Smith, Nick Halkes, Crissy Kybosh
Sat Jan 13 - The South London Soul Train keeps coming on strong, hitting you positively hard all night long with 3 floors and 4 carriages, locked, loaded and ready to take no prisoners. An all out assault on all of yours senses, as we continue our on-going mission to move your mind and body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at The CLF Art Cafe.
Level 1 - Guest host AJ KWAME (Incognito DJs) opening with an audio blow torch from 10pm, followed at Midnight sharp by a LIVE set from Motown throwbacks and ultimate getdown merchants The SOUL BROTHERS (Live) and a DJ set from special guest and man on a permanent mission to seriously funk you upah - the mighty BOCA 45.
THE SOUL BROTHERS
Having worked with some of the top singers, choreographers and artists in the UK, performing the best of soul and Motown, this high-energied, soul drenched trio have flawless choreography, sweet harmonies, and powerful leads, to set any dancefloor alight. Beliiiiiiieve!
Best known for his extensive acting career (Prime Suspect, Spooks, Eastenders: E20, The Bill) and touring internationally, singing backing vocals for the late, great Amy Winehouse, Heshima is also an accomplished songwriter and vocal producer with credits on Amy Winehouse’s acclaimed album ‘Lioness’ as well as Nas ‘Life Be Good’ and Faya ‘Feel The Heat”.
Heshima has worked with Salam Remi (The Fugees, Cee Lo Green), Rudimental, John Newman, Taio Cruz, and performed on the world’s biggest stages (The Grammy’s, MTV EMA’s, MOBO’s).
Jai Amore is an artist with a reservoir of work in vocal arrangement, vocal production, songwriting projects and collaborative works alongside the likes of Bless Beats (Jess Glynne, Wiley), Ayak Thiik (JLS, Lil Mix), and continues to wow, with his artistic hunger for grandeur. The MOBO Award winning singer has had releases in Europe, Asia and Africa, performed at many of the great arenas across the UK, such as The Royal Albert Hall, the Olympic Copper Box Arena, Alexandra Palace, Manchester Utd Football Club, and has opened for Beyonce, Jagged Edge, Montell Jordan and Genuine.
As well as being a session vocalist, Max is a singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and producer. Recently graduating from The Institute of Contemporary Music Performance, where he gained Bmus (Hons) in music performance, Max has already performed around the world and is one third of one of the finest dance acts in the UK right now.
Then on level 2 [and not to be outdone] let the Funk Mercilessly Flow as your 2nd floor hosts SNOWBOY & ONEOFAKIND drop the absolute finest on 45 direct to the torchlit dancefloor. Cue Explosion - time for another red hot dancefloor session in funked up soul.
Level 2 / Room 2 - S'all about Tru Skool Beats as your souled up, rootical audio warrior KEITH LAWRENCE sets out to prove that Reggaes got Soul. KL taking to the decks for an all night mission to seriously rooticaliciously funk you upah! Expect 70’s & 80’s Soul, Funk & Disco to 90’s R n' B & Hip Hop, Reggae & Relative Grooves + a whole lot of giving it up on the floor. 1-4 the rootical junky fo sho!
The South London Soul Train 3 Floor, 4 room Line up completed in the Rye Wax basement - Time to enter The REACH UP DISCO WONDERLAND. Legendary 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’. 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.
Gonna be a hot 1 fo sho!!!
The South London Soul Train, as always, all floors 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.
Event Runs 10pm - 5am / £5/7/10/13 Adv from RA or £13/15 OTD / Takes place on The 1st, 2nd + 3rd Sat of each month + on-going specials at The CLF Art Cafe www.clfartcafe.org and beyond + the last Sat of each month at Omeara London.
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Jan 20 - The South London Soul Train with Gizelle Smith (Live) + more on 3 floors / 4 rooms at The CLF Art Cafe https://www.residentadvisor.net/events/1046969
Swiftly followed by
Sat Jan 27 (OMEARA London) - The South London Soul Train with Jazzheadchronic, The Allergies + Andy Cooper (Live) + more in 3 rooms! Adv Tix up soon www.chronicfonk.com
Time to keep getting it on.
See you on the dancefloors fo sho