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The South London Soul Train Halloween Special
The SLST Halloween Special is on!
Sat Oct 26 - Time for our annual spooked out, funked up and scarylicious South London Soul Train Halloween Special - A multilevel trip of Epic Proportions at The CLF Art Cafe. Strictly good time, dancefloor nuking SLST Host with the absolute most DJ Jazzheadchronic plus super cool HBO US DJ of choice - Qool DJ Marv joined by absolutely legendary US guests The Brooklyn Funk Essentials (Live) - featuring the equally legendary 90's "Where Love Lives (Come On In)" singer Alison Limerick. Plus we got so much more across 3/4 floors.
Each Floor dedicated to making your soul screeeeeeeeam and yoh feet bleed as you get down to some blood curdling audio and righteous groove. And as it's Halloween come dressed to impress and scare the funk out ah us! Scarily good times ahead y'all! Part of our ongoing mission to move your mind and body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times at The South London Soul Train.
Level 1 - The Brooklyn Funk Essentials Feat Alison Limerick (Live) band on stage around midnight
Since 1993, Brooklyn Funk Essentials have been presenting their unique brand of eclectic funk to ecstatic audiences around the world. Made up of musicians, singers and poets from around the globe, the group is an all-star-team famously mixing styles like soul, jazz, latin and house - all rolled into one ferocious funk fest. If it grooves, they will funk it!
BFE have released five studio albums, that along with massive critical praise, have earned them Grammy nominations and ‘Album Of The Year’ acclaim. Their songs have also been used in several films and TV-shows, such as ‘Starsky & Hutch’, ‘The Sopranos’, ‘The Blacklist’ and ‘The Basketball Diaries’. But perhaps most notably, their amazing live shows have given them a worldwide loyal fan-base.
The 2019 all-star line-up features the talents of:
Anna Brooks - Saxophones & vocals
Desmond Foster - Vocals & guitar
Lati Kronlund - Bass
Alison Limerick - Vocals
Hux Flux Nettermalm - Drums
Iwan Van Hetten - Trumpet, keyboards & vocals
Then on Level 2: Direct from Paris comes funkmeister generals, disco & Re-Edit Heads Mochi Men aka Young Pulse & ATN. M+M joining forces with Brooklyn Funk Essentials DJ Lati K for the official launch of two new killah releases. The first a righteous new Mochi Men release on their Discodelic Parisien label, with Lati-K serving up fresh joints from the other, new Brooklyn Funk Essentials album, which drops this weekend. Expect maximum highs and pounding sub lows as the trio of soulful house, disco and funk heads stand up and truly deliver. You will get down!
Lest we forget Room 3 - A Disco Freaks hard to the floor Classic Disco stomp off. Anthems to classics to rarities in Disco, Disco and more Disco. An epic 45 and 12 inch strictly vinyl session served up on a beefy rig to spin that Halloween wig and make you get down on it all night long. Expect plenty of Earth Wind & Fire, Chic, Patrice Rushen, Barry White, Cheryl Lynn, Cerrone and beyond, dropped like an audio bong (see what we did there) for max dancefloor satisfaction.
The South London Soul Train Multi-level Halloween Special line up completed in The Rye Wax / Basement by THE RYE WAX DISCOMITES. Rye Wax residents exploring the deeper side of Disco. Rare Cuts to Classics, Jump Up to Get Down. Expect pure fire in the basement, as Rye Wax DJs ignite a powder keg of good time sounds and invite you to dance harder y'all. Time to positively tear the roof off the sucka.
You know they got soul!
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 one's 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: Sat Nov 02 - The South London Soul Train with The Soul Sisters (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe www.residentadvisor.net/events/1308218
Sat Nov 09 - The South London Soul Train with Afrocluster (Live) + More at The CLF Art Cafe www.residentadvisor.net/events/1308221
Time to keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho
Bussey Building / CLF Art Cafe founder, producer and DJ. 'JAZZHEADCHRONIC' DJ MICKEY SMITH has been successfully promoting and DJ hosting his own progressive - eclectic jazz fused globalistic events for over twenty years. From South East Asia [where he is still known as The Godfather of The Hong Kong Underground scene] to London where he founded and runs The Bussey Building / CLF Art Cafe. Catch him at The South London Soul Train Monthly and as support at numerous leading events at the Bussey.
See 2 tour dates featuring Jazzheadchronic
Brooklyn Funk Essentials
The Brooklyn Funk Essentials are an 11 piece ensemble of master musicians, producers, vocalists and poets who represent an international array of cultures and ethnic backgrounds (ranging from Jamaica and Puerto Rico to Sweden, Surinam and New Orleans). Their music seamlessly bridges cultures, sounds and artistic mediums.
See Brooklyn Funk Essentials tour dates
Alison's musical career began in the mid Eighties when she was backing singer on the Style Council's 1985 'Our Favourite Shop' LP. An association with 4AD records led to many appearances and her solo debut was the Knuckles / Morales production 'Where Love Lives'. Since then she can be heard singing soul and jazz in various venues across Europe and remains to this day a true “dance diva” in house and garage circles around the world
See Alison Limerick tour dates
Qool DJ Marv
Legendary New York DJ, who built his reputation on playing and offering something just quirky enough to be called different. His style covers everything from classic rock to R'n'B.
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Rye Wax Discomites
CLF Art Cafe (Block A, Bussey Building)
- 133 Rye Lane
- SE15 4ST