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Found following on web today... Can anyone shed some light as I haven't heard about it before now ? Is it a definate weekender next year ... I only ask as Al and I really want to go to Vegas and this sounds like a great weekender.

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Vegas Shuffle is 3 days of the best in Northern Soul & Funk spun

by some of the top DJs from Australia, UK, Japan & US.

Dates: 29 July to 31st July

Place: The Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

DJs listed include Soul Source members - Mr Rimmer, Mr Trouble and Mr Bicknell, plus Ginger, Carl Willingham, Keb Darge, Kenny Burrell and Ian Wright.

Info at:- http://www.vegasshuffle.net

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defo proper one with some LONG hours of music according to the web site, this will be a hard one to recover from, still trying to lie about a business trip so I can go :thumbsup:

maybe jazzyjas from the states who posts on here can give more info ?

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Certainly looks to be in full swing!

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Having been to Vegas before I would love to go again. The place is absolutely crackers!

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Having been to Vegas before I would love to go again. The place is absolutely crackers!

Shane

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Me too Shane, its a mental place, I will go there again one day for sure :thumbsup:

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Found  following on web today... Can anyone shed some light as I haven't heard about it  before now ? Is it a definate weekender next year ...  I only ask as Al and I really want to go to Vegas and this sounds like a great weekender.

It's promoted by a lovely man from Los Angeles called Erik (mr soulsatisfaction)

and Passes are $65 (which work out quite cheap at the moment due to the exellent exchange rate) and they are allnighters

There's four of us going (found some reasonable flights)

going to be fantastic

mr soulsatisfaction

........Andrew

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It's promoted by a lovely man from Los Angeles called Erik (mr soulsatisfaction)

and Passes are $65 (which work out quite cheap at the moment due to the exellent exchange rate) and they are allnighters

There's four of us going (found some reasonable flights)

going to be fantastic

mr soulsatisfaction

........Andrew

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We're planning on going out a week earlier for a holiday, and judging by the interest that was shown by some of my mates there may well be quite a few planning to do this as well.

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Done Vegas a couple of times (yeah i love gambling and drinking while 9am) this looks a tremendous event, like to think i could make the trip, can't in my heart of hearts see it happening though.

ps, certain i read there were no all nighters?.......can we clarify this?

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3 nighters,thats why it will be tough especially with jet lag

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hello all. to answer your question, I've known about this event for a few months now. I found out through some other web site about it...and just as i've ranted on before in previous posts, no one, but NO ONE has contacted me about it beforehand or asked me to be a part of it. This is what I was talking about with the states being so apathetic and clique-ish about everything. It would be different if I were some total dick and nobody liked me-that would be understandable, but clearly not the case here. I've got no enemies.

But hey, what do I know? With a top-notch collection and twenty years professional DJing and a firmer grasp on northern soul than many other Americans, what purpose could I possibly serve at a do like that? whistling.gif

But I will most definitely be there for the dream team of deejays lined up. It would be foolish of me to miss that one. I'll at least be along as a punter. I'll be looking forward to the quality.

KTF

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We're planning on going out a week earlier for a holiday, and judging by the interest that was shown by some of my mates there may well be quite a few planning to do this as well.

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I asked Eric about this last week and this was his reply

Right now we're planning on going all nite long. Probably until 7am. I

still have to get everyone on the same page and help me work out a

schedule. We're hoping to have at least 2 bands that will go on at

midnite each nite. It's going to be quite a task working out a

schedule. From previous experience, I'm told by the promoter that the

Europeans will stay up all nite long because of the time difference.

They should have no problem dancing until 7am.

I think one of the band is Frank popp (but i'm not entirely sure)

Bret we will run a charity night or some kind of auction to get you there

we did see some fligts the other day for around £450 (this includes a change in New york) and about £250 a week for a double room at the Venue

(will have to check tis again though

...............Andrew

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We're planning on going out a week earlier for a holiday, and judging by the interest that was shown by some of my mates there may well be quite a few planning to do this as well.

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Dave we're also planning to go out early (before you and Ginger drink the place dry) whistling.gif

...............Andrew

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Thanks for all the replies - This sounds fantastic. Will run it by him-in-doors.

Actually... thinking about it.. with 3 days of no sleep, Al will be too delirious on the Monday to realise I've dragged him into The Little White Wedding Chapel whistling.gif:yes::(

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Thanks for all the replies - This sounds fantastic.  Will run it by him-in-doors.

Actually... thinking about it.. with 3 days of no sleep, Al will be too delirious on the Monday to realise I've dragged him into The Little White Wedding Chapel    :D   :D   :shhh:

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Sounds a good idea, but can you imagine what the photos of the congregation would look like, when they've had no sleep for three days either !

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Sounds a good idea, but can you imagine what the photos of the congregation would look like, when they've had no sleep for three days either !

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Now THATS some funny shit! :D:D:shhh:

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One of my fondest memories of Las Vegas is going downstairs at 7.30am with my girl and walking through the gaming floor (Imperial Palace 1998) and an attractive waitress asked us if we wanted a drink......my girl said "Yes please, coffee"......i said "Yes please a double Margarita "........What a fantastic adult playland....Hey Mr Rimmer and Mr Bicknell...remember you are both responsible parents....... :shhh::D

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One of my fondest memories of Las Vegas is going downstairs at 7.30am with my girl and walking through the gaming floor (Imperial Palace 1998) and an attractive waitress asked us if we wanted a drink......my girl said "Yes please, coffee"......i said "Yes please a double Margarita "........What a fantastic adult playland....Hey Mr Rimmer and Mr Bicknell...remember you are both responsible parents....... :D   :shhh:

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No, No, my responsibilities end next Thursday, the youngest becomes 18 on that day, and he now has to support me !!!!!

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make sure you don't spend all your money in Vegas, keep some for New York 2006 (this also looks fantastic)

.............Andrew

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One of my fondest memories of Las Vegas is going downstairs at 7.30am with my girl and walking through the gaming floor (Imperial Palace 1998) and an attractive waitress asked us if we wanted a drink......my girl said "Yes please, coffee"......i said "Yes please a double Margarita "........What a fantastic adult playland....Hey Mr Rimmer and Mr Bicknell...remember you are both responsible parents....... :D   :shhh:

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I was there for the Prince Naseem fight about 3 years ago and coffee and Margaritas were my staple diet for 4 days. I followed each margarita with a strong coffee for 4 days solid! I did quite well at the Blackjack tables and every winning run was finished off at Crazyhorse, the well known lapdancing bar! I was on a bit of a tour round the US and like a fool a booked our flight out of Vegas to NY a day on the morning of the Naz fight!

I am jealous sick of all you Vegas bound jetsetters! Be aware that soul may take a back seat cos that place has real distractions! The place is crazier than you could ever imagine. Remember every drink is free at the games tables but it will cost you about £8 for a bud at the bar!

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I asked Eric about this last week and this was his reply

From previous experience, I'm told by the promoter that the

Europeans will stay up all nite long because of the time difference.

They should have no problem dancing until 7am.

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Yeah right :thumbsup:

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Yeah right  :thumbsup:

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my thoughts exactly, is the term "time difference" American slang for Drugs

(alright mate i've got some cracking time difference £2 each)

............Andrew

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Found  following on web today... Can anyone shed some light as I haven't heard about it  before now ? Is it a definate weekender next year ...  I only ask as Al and I really want to go to Vegas and this sounds like a great weekender.

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Vegas Shuffle is 3 days of the best in Northern Soul & Funk spun

by some of the top DJs from Australia, UK, Japan & US. 

Dates: 29 July to 31st July

Place: The Gold Coast Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas

DJs listed include Soul Source members - Mr Rimmer, Mr Trouble and Mr Bicknell, plus Ginger, Carl Willingham, Keb Darge, Kenny Burrell and Ian Wright.

Info at:- http://www.vegasshuffle.net

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I'm surprised I just now found this post. It's from December. I better get on the ball.

In response to your question and to ease everyone elses doubts, the Vegas Shuffle IS happening and promises to be just as exciting and fun as it sounds.

We're working really hard to get you the best DJs and live acts possible. We've locked in Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings and we're looking at Lou Ragland, August & Deneen and Cody Black.

Don't believe any negative feedback you hear, it's a very positive event for very positive people who enjoy great music and lots of fun. Definitely worth the trip out.

Sorry for the late post and write me if you have any other questions.

Cheers

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I'm surprised I just now found this post. It's from December. I better get on the ball.

In response to your question and to ease everyone elses doubts, the Vegas Shuffle IS happening and promises to be just as exciting and fun as it sounds.

We're working really hard to get you the best DJs and live acts possible. We've locked in Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings and we're looking at Lou Ragland, August & Deneen and Cody Black.

Don't believe any negative feedback you hear, it's a very positive event for very positive people who enjoy great music and lots of fun. Definitely worth the trip out.

Sorry for the late post and write me if you have any other questions.

Cheers

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August and Deneen WOW. Anyone confirm Ady/Tommy Potts are on as well?

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