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Getting Together Tenth Birthday Party - Northern Soul @ Halo, 141 Gloucester Road, Bishopston, Bristol, BS7 8BA

Saturday May 18th 2013

8pm 'til late

Admission £3

Amazingly it is now ten years since Getting Together's first soul event in Bristol. If you've been to one of our nights over the last decade, you'll know to expect a night of upbeat 60s Northern Soul - with a smattering of 70s, Motown, R'n'B and crossover - provided by our residents Ian Williams, Steve Harry and Rocker.

For our birthday party we are bringing back to Bristol one of our earliest guests, a man whose record collection and knowledge of soul music we can only envy - Matty. If you've not come across Matty at one of our gigs, you may know him from his own soul nights in Trowbridge, or from one of his residencies in Bournemouth or Weston-Super-Mare. He will be playing a range of sounds, from classic Northern, to Latin and modern spins. The dancefloor will be packed for this one!

Halo is a bar / restaurant, situated on the Gloucester Road, less than half a mile north of the arches. We can recommend the food. Our night is held in a separate function room with a bar, an outdoor smoking area, and of course a dancefloor. Parking is readily available outside the venue, and there's a regular bus service to / from the city centre 'til 11.45pm. It's a ten-minute walk from Montpelier railway station.

Entry is still a recession-busting £3, we'll be playing from 8pm 'til past midnight.

Since space is limited we recommend you get there early to guarantee admission!

We'll be spinning original soul vinyl. You'll be expected to dance!

Sales boxes welcome! (Just ask Ian, Steve or Rocker)

Note: this is now a stripped down post-event display

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Just over a week to go 'til this one and we are getting very excited! So... any requests?

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Really looking forward to this one and thanks for your kind comments. I've known you all for so long and always loved the events you put on in Bristol. You all have such a wide range of tunes and the nites are always across the board quality soul music which I think works so well for the nites you put on. Always great to meet up with old friends and new- can't wait! and thanks for letting me play some tunes- ktf

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Yes please I have a request !!  Can you make sure the tunes are cranked as far as they will go on the night? As this old timer who has been away from the scene for many years, is comin up to the Halo in Bristol to blow the cobwebs out.  


My word it`s been a while, and I cant think of a better place to start.....

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Just a big thanks to the Getting Together boys Steve, Ian and Rocker for inviting me down to play some tunes and also for the top soulies who supported this their 10th anniversay! Time really does fly when you're enjoying yourself and I've had many a good nite at these events over the last 10 years in the various venues they've had around Bristol, on land and off!. The knowledge of the people who attend is superb as seen by the different gendres of soul played last nite. Steve, Ian and Rocker played a great mix of tunes that underlines the diversity of these nites, well done to everyone involved and here's to the next 10 years!

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Cheers to everyone who attended! We had a great night!


Next date in the autumn tbc...

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