All Aboard The South London Soul Train Vault Festival Special Express. All carriages, locked, loaded and ready to take you on a soul fulfilling journey 'across the tracks’ and beneath Waterloo Station to THE VAULTS for a 3 room subterranean dance off of Epic proportions. ROOM 1 - Your SLST host with the absolute most JAZZHEADCHRONIC dropping a 4 hour dance floor direct, heavyweight funk, soul, disco, brass, breaks, jazz and hip hop set and waits for the sweat to fall. (Soul-brellas highly recommended, dancing Mandatory!) The Jazzhead joined by one of the best bands anytime anywhere, the highly explosive and totally infectious, Afro Funk Warriors that are AFRO CLUSTER [LIVE].
ROOM 1 - AFRO CLUSTER (Live)
Afro Cluster are a Cardiff based band citing Fela Kuti, Snarky Puppy, Ozomatli, The Roots & Talking Heads amongst their influences. Together with front man MC Skunkadelic, they meld authentic sounds and rhythms of afro-funk and hip-hop with impassioned, politically conscious lyrics atop bold melodies, afro-beat aural acrobatics, rich harmonies and complex rhythms. So expect an up beat Sonic Afro Attack on every level performed at the very highest level - Just know that this band are hot folks, and you will get down!
Then In ROOM 2 / THE CAVERN - We get deep, down and dirty, as we hand hand over to very special guests and champion turnatablist's The Legendary SCRATCH PERVERTS. Taking you on an uncompromising trip through the tectonic plates of funk, soul, disco, breaks, hip hop and beyond. A wholly satisfying excursion to the core of the soul as part of their crate digging mission to seriously funk you upah!
The South London Soul Train Vault Festival Special line up completed in ROOM 3 / THE PIT - Deadly audio heads, the Mighty WAH WAH 45 DJs dropping it like it’s hot. ALL NIGHT LONG!! Delivering a smorgasbord of palatable soul joints from the flip and love side. Funk to Soul, Disco to Boogie, Breaks to Hip Hop. Then to Now. Always on point! Absolutel
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The South London Soul Train is the World’s Biggest Soul night bar none. A multi-level event dedicated to the dance and having the absolute best of times. Soul, Funk, Jazz, Latin, Hip, Hop, Brass, Breaks, Motown, Club Classics and Anthems played harder, faster, louder by some of the world leading local and International DJs and Live bands across 4, 3000sqft floors every week at The CLF Art Cafe (Block A, Bussey Building). Selling out for 6 years straight and generally regarded as the jewel in The revitalised Peckham Music scene.
Hosted by CLF Art Cafe & Rye Wax founder Jazzheadchronic Mickey Smith, The South London Soul Train Live Artists: Have included local and International acts of the highest caliber week on week, including:
Fred Wesley & The New JBs, Tony Allen, Brian Jackson & The New Midnight Band, The Fatback Band, Dirty Dozen Brass Band, Riot Jazz Brass Band, TY, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, Lefties Soul Connection, Eva Lazarus, Dr Meaker, Bad Rabbits, Gizelle Smith, The Correspondents, Afro Cluster, Broken Brass Ensemble, Shaolin Temple Defenders, Echoes Of Detroit, The Allergies Feat Andy Cooper, Lakuta, Pink Oculus + literally 100s More.
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.
See you on the dancefloors fo sho X
Room 1: (Main Room)
Afro Cluster (Live)
Room 2: (The Cavern)
The Scratch Perverts
Room 3: (The PIt)
Wah Wah 45 DJs