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CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building
133 Rye Lane, SE15 4ST London, United Kingdom
Sat Jun 17 — The South London Soul Train takes you to Church. The Holy House of Motown and its Preacher in chief Marvin Gaye worshipped, witnessed and explored by your South London Soul Train host with the most JAZZHEADCHRONIC who'll be dropping a righteous Marvin Gaye and Motown Special on yehs of epic proportions. The Jazzhead joined for a 90 minute set by the UK's premier MARVIN GAYE TRIBUTE BAND featuring beautifully soulful gospel singer WAYNE HERNANDEZ [Live] + [and as usual] we got so much more on 4 floors at The CLF Art Cafe, Block A, Bussey Building. residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?966925
Part of our on-going mission to move your mind and body + force feed yoh soul with the absolute best of times.
Level 1 — Around Midnight «Wayne Hernandez sings Marvin Gaye”, The South London Soul Train welcomes The UK’s premier Marvin Gaye Tribute with a full 9 piece band to the stage for a positively storming 90 minute live set.
THE MARVIN GAYE TRIBUTE BAND Feat: WAYNE HERNANDEZ
Marvin Gaye 'Prince Of Soul' with the velvet falsetto. His life and music testifies to his unique abilities to make each song come alive. Wayne Hernandez is the perfect understudy to a Classic Soulful Vocalist such as Marvin. Including song like ‘Heard It Through The Grapevine’ ‘What’s Going On’ ‘How Sweet It Is’, you are expected to have an amazing reminiscence of the yester years.
Time Out says “Wayne Hernandez — London Community Gospel choir veteran and session singer who's worked with everyone from Kool And The Gang to Blur, via Tina Turner, Tori Amos, Madonna, Gorillaz, Grover Washington Jr and Roberta Flack leads a jazzy soul project to present an ode to Marvin Gaye”
“…it was clear that Wayne had a very special talent, his voice, it was simply breathtaking” – LiveMusic.fm.
Then we hand over to your SLST host with the absolute most AKA JAZZHEADCHRONIC til close, who’ll be taking you through a celebratory retrospective of classic Marvin Gaye. The Motown Years to epic works of the 70’s — From Iconic solo hits like ‘Heard It Through The Grapevine’ and ‘What’s Going On’ to modern classic ‘Sexual Healing — Not to forget his little known work as Motown Drummer with the likes of Little Stevie, The Marvelettes + Martha and The Vandellas — as well as classic duets with the likes of Diana Ross and Tammi Terrell. „Can I get a Witness” to “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough”. Pure Marvin delivered loud large and direct to the dance floor on level 1 by the Jazzhead……
As well as an express delivery of absolute classic, rare and vintage Motown. JAZZHEADCHRONIC mining the complete back catalogue of Motown Records and dropping it til it hurts. In the absolute best of ways. Long time! Live bombs o’ soul served from the genius that is Stevie Wonder and was Marvin Gaye. The joys of Michael Jackson + The Jackson 5 explored alongside the likes of Motown legends Diana Ross & the Supremes, The Four Tops, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Martha Reeve & The Vandellas, The Commodores, Gladys knight & The Pips, Edwin Starr, Al Green, Rick James, Eddie Kendricks + more. As well as contemporary joints by Motown artists Boyz II Men, Blu Cantrell, Erykah Badu, Bruno Mars + even more fo sho!
Original Takes to remixes and rare gems from the Motown Vaults dropped hard, large, loud and direct to the dancefloor all night long — alongside a few equally heavyweight Motown-spired joints to keep the vibe absolutely righteous.
Then on level 2 — Let the funk hit the fan and dance hit the floor as legendary DJs, The Mighty SNOWBOY & selector in chief DEAN RUDLAND unleash more Soul and Funk Beasts on 45 direct to the whole ah you soul. Dropping it like it’s too damn hot. All Night Long!
Level 3 — S’all about Mukatsuku Records Founder, the simply outstanding NIK WESTON & Long term DJ partner and audio partner in riddim & rhyme DJ HUW 72 — Promising another night of blistering eclectic, globalistic groove. Bringing tha audio love and vinyl pressure. And the dance floor went BOOM!
The South London Soul Train line up completed by Rye Wax Basement residents FIRST WORD RECORDS + WAH WAH 45 DJs serving up more delicious piping hot joints from their menu of hot wholesome world wide soul, funk, groove and boogie. Absolutely, Positively — Taste.T.
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 clfartcafe.org + Beyond.
NOTE: 500 TICKETS ALWAYS AVAILABLE ON THE DOOR. But pls get there early as is always a roadblock, but once in it's well worth it :D
NEXT EVENTS: [OMEARA — London Bridge] Sat Jun 24 — The South London Soul Train Brass Special with Jazzheadchronic, Don’t Problem Brass Band + more in 3 rooms at Omeara, London Bridge.
Followed by [Back to The CLF / Bussey]
Sat Jul 01 — The South London Soul Train with Jazzheadchronic, The Bongolian [Live] + More on 4 floors. residentadvisor.net/event.aspx?968142
Time to keep getting it on,
See you on the dancefloors fo sho