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Nov 11th 2017 @ CLF Art Cafe

London, United Kingdom
I Was There
Saturday, November 11th, 2017
7:00 PM
CLF Art Cafe
London, United Kingdom
Sat Nov 11 - It's all out Soul Warfare as Jazzheadchronic welcomes the positively stage destroying Soul Grenades and Mukatsuku Records founder Nik Weston to The South London Soul Train 1/F and watches the walls fall. Beware the soul shrapnel as the dancefloor goes boom! Plus and as always, we got so much more across 3 floors and 4 rooms. Part of our on-going mission to move your mind & body and force feed you soul with the absolute best of times at The CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building.

The Soul Grenades

Based in London, hailing from Hackney, Montenegro, Moscow, Sydney and beyond, Soul Grenades have established themselves as one of the most exciting live acts on the funk and soul scene. Fronted by singer Sabina Challenger, the band boasts a super-tight rhythm section, blistering horns and a burgeoning song book of original music. Fusing their many influences, encompassing crate-digging rarities from the 1970’s to contemporary dance floor fillers, Soul Grenades deliver no-nonsense, hard-hitting, uptempo funk that compels people to Get Up Offa That Thing and dance.

Following the release of their critically-acclaimed EP, which received airplay internationally, the band have been back in the studio working on their hotly-anticipated debut album, scheduled for worldwide release on 14th July 2017.

Soul Grenades have performed at some of London’s most prestigious venues including The Jazz Cafe, Pizza Express Jazz Club, The 299, plus a number of festivals around the UK. The band have supported several internationally renowned recording artists including Brooklyn Funk Essentials, The Mighty Mocambos, Geno Washington, The Filthy Six and more + we truly can't wait to welcome them to The South London Soul Train Live Stage.

Then on level 2 - Funks gonna hit the fan, as rare 45" vinyl junkies, The Legendary Snowboy + Mighty Ben Gibson drop more of the platters that absolutely still matter and wait for the sweat to fall. The finest selections in groove and downright nastiest in Funk, served up and delivered hard and direct to the dancefloor. All Night Long.

Level 2 / Room 2 - S'all about Tru Skool Beats as your souled up, rootical audio warrior Keith Lawrence + Stu Tolhurst set out to prove that Reggae got Soul. The Duo taking to the decks for an all night mission to seriously rooticaliciously funk you upah! Expect 60's, 70's, 80's Reggae, roots, rocksteady, ska and early dancehall served up with a healthy side order of 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.

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.

Prepare yourselves!

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 ones for good time party people only! No Bass Wobbles Here, Only Love, Funk and Souuuuuuuul.

Takes place on The 1st, 2nd + 3rd Sat of each month + on-going specials at The CLF Art Cafe and beyond + the last Sat of each month at OMEARA London.

Time to keep getting it on,

See you on the dancefloors fo sho