Thought I'd give it another shout!!!
Steve Cato will start the evening at 6pm across the road with the now famous Ducie Bridge warm up which is a good place for you travellers to meet and greet and listen to some soul music in an old style Manchester Pub until 10.30.
We kick off in the Main Hall (upstairs) at the CIS at 8pm with good quality oldies until 11pm when we will be proud to introduce on stage from Philadelphia Mr RONNIE WALKER who in January of this year wowed the crowd's at our Sunderland soul night and Wolverhampton All-nighter.
Along with Ronnie in the main hall we have from the '100 Club' Ady Croasdell and Keith Money, 'Lifeline's' Andy Dyson and Mick H, 'Stafford legends' Guy Hennigan and Dean Anderson, 'Scotland's' Kenny Burrell and The New Century Soul Manchester Residents Mark Bicknell, Steve Thomas, Karl Rhodes, Carl Willingham, Des Parker, Andy Whitmore and Kiddo.
Room Two 70' cross-over will open at 12am with Solar Radio's 'Sunday Soul Selection' crew with:
Shaun Robbins & Bob 'the Crate' Smith are the two presenters of 'Solar Radio's *Sunday Soul Selection* ... real 'strings & things' for a Sunday ... ! The Show has been such a success that Soul Brother Records have released in effect, The Best Of The Sunday Soul Selection on CD which is one of their all-time best sellers. Plus, you can now buy Sunday Soul Selection T-shirts in store ... ! Shaun & Bob have DJ'ed around the Country inc. The Orwell, The Birmingham Hilton Luxury Soul Weekender, The North West Soul Festival, amongst others ... Bob, from Brighton Town has been a Promoter, Collector, Record Dealer & DJ since the birth of the 70's Modern Soul scene down South ... Paul Thrower, also a regular guest on the Sunday Soul Selection, is one of *the* scene's personalities ... & the chances of bumping into Paul at the various Soul Weekenders, the length & breath of the Country, inc. abroad are very high ... ! Needless to say, Paul is never at home ... ! As a Punter since day numero Paul has built up a wonderful 70s Modern Soul collection & is one of the regular jocks @ the very popular Chi-Soul All-dayers on the South Coast. Shaun's the main presenter of the Radio Show which incs. regular quality guests, such as Ivor Jones, Steve Plumb, Togetherness Sean O'Connor, Brian Goucher, Eddie Hubbard ... etc. & has become one of Solar Radio's flagship shows ... ! Shaun, Paul and Bob will be joined by Mr Brett Franklin, who if my memory serves me right Brett missed only one All-nighter in the two years we where there.
Tickets are £10 (I know, that line up and Ronnie Walker, cheap as chips) will be available online at www.newcenturysoul.co.uk or you can take a chance and pay £12 on the night.
This really does promise to be a night to remember so we hope to see you there
Chris WatermanNew Century Soul