Sat Nov 17
- The South London Soul Train
throws a Level 1 Tribute to the Original Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin & The Sounds Of Detroit Special. Your host JAZZHEADCHRONIC
joined by Parisienne Soul Destroyers & Musical Uplifters, The Mighty, Mighty ECHOES OF DETROIT (LIVE). EOD dropping a Heavyweight Live take on the sounds of some of Detroit's finest. One Way to Bohannon, Carl Carlton and of course Aretha Franklin at The CLF Art Cafe
With (post band) Mukatsuku Founder NIK WESTON
& Ex Mr Bongo Head HUW 72
delivering a heartfelt tribute to the Soul and Sounds of the recently passed, sorely missed and unquestionable Queen Of Soul, Aretha Franklin (RIP) + the popular, deeper and wider sounds of the original motor city, Detroit, Michigan. The Sounds of Stevie Wonder, Edwin Starr, The Temptations, Mary Wells, Wilson Pickett + More, rinsed and explored for max dancefloor satisfaction. This one's for true lovers of good time Soul Music and the dance folks. So prepare to seriously get down on it. ALL NIGHT LONG!
Plus and as always, we got so much more on 4 floors. Part of our on-going mission to move your mind & body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at The CLF Art Cafe.
Beware the soul sharpnel as the dancefloors go BOOM!
ECHOES OF DETROIT
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)
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 a mind melding 90 minute Live set where ECHOES OF DETROIT gonna blow the roof off the sucka.
Then on LEVEL 2 - Funkin Heaven! Step back and prepare yourselves again as Premier Rare Groove, Soul N' Funk Heads - DJs SNOWBOY
and 45 maestro DEAN RUDLAND
drop more of the platters that absolutely, positively still matter and wait for the sweat to fall. Funks gonna seriously hit the fan good people. Soul-brellas highly recommended!
LEVEL 3 - The French Connection continues, as Funk, Soul, DIsco Re-Edits, Remix Artists and DJs YOUNG PULSE + ATN (MOCHI MEN) bring the heat and plenty of good time disco beats to the floor, light the fuse and invite you to positively dance harder. This duo are hot folks and truly ready to bring the party. So (and as we like to say) Prepare Yourselves!
The South London Soul Train 4 Floor Line up completed in the RYE WAX BASEMENT by DJs from the highly influential WAH WAH 45 Record label. Wah Wah Chief DOM SERVINI joined by SLST Resident SCRIMSHIRE - Here to deliver a smorgasbord of palatable soul joints from the flip and love side. Funk to Soul, Disco to Boogie, Then to Now. Always on point! Absolutely, Positively, Taste. T.
The South London Soul Train - 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.
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 + last Sat of most months (Son Of The South London Soul Train) at Omeara London + beyond.
MIN OF 500 TIX ALWAYS OTD!
NEXT EVENTS: Sat Nov 24 - The South London Soul Train 3 Floor, 4 Club Night Mash Up with Old Dirty Brasstards (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe
And (The same night / Further South)
Sat Nov 24 - (OMEARA London) - Son Of The South London Soul Train with special guests (TBA) at Omeara London.
Sat Dec 01 - The South London Soul Train with Zalon (Live) + More on 4 floors at The CLF Art Cafe.
Time to keep getting it on.
See you on the dancefloor fo sho