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  1. The Highs

    Mods at The Suburbs

  2. Live bands and DJ sets All welcome at this friedly pub
  3. https://www.ticketmaster.co.uk/men-of-north-country-london-05-02-2019/event/1F00564BECA86CEE?irgwc=1&utm_term=431519&utm_source=253158&utm_medium=affiliate&utm_campaign=1136448&utm_content=7559&clickId=U1h1bYwbqxyJT8j0GqR-LRvzUkl2GTShnRilVQ0 Men of North Country MEN OF NORTH COUNTRY·FRIDAY, 11 JANUARY 2019 Rock’N’Roll from the Soul of Tel Aviv. After releasing its second album on Acid Jazz Records, the band was invited to record a live session for Craig Charles on BBC Radio 6 (chosen by the station as one of the best live sessions of the year), flew out to Moscow and Germany, and went on to fill London’s O2 Academy Islington and play the Madness House of Fun weekender. The group that has been described as “basically Soul with influences of Mod 79 sounds and Punk 77 music”, lived up to the expectations with its sophomore effort for the London based record label. This rock’n‘soul modish music has emerged from the Bauhaus architecture of Tel Aviv and from a thousand influences, most of them unexpected. 12 tracks infuse Northern Soul, Post-Punk and Rock'N'Roll into heady visions of the city’s buildings, streets, bedrooms, clubs and bars, while remaining dedicated to MONC’s brass section extravaganza and their firm belief in the power of a great pop song. It’s the work of a small collective of music fans in a culturally diverse city.
  4. BiographyGeno Washington and The Ram Jam Band had two of the biggest selling UK albums of the sixties. Amazingly both of these were live albums. Hand Clappin, Foot Stompin, Funky Butt Live was in the album charts for 48 weeks of the year 1966 and was only out-sold by The Sound of Music and Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme.US soul acts rarely visited the UK and, having come over as a part of the US Air Force and stayed, Geno was our soul man. His level of touring and the high energy of his gigs was, and still is (as immortalized by Dexy's Midnight Runners in the 80's hit Geno) the stuff of legends. During his sets, the beat was continuous and the hits were incessant. It was really Geno who pioneered this Go, Go style of performing and the audiences simply could not get enough. With the likes of Jimi Hendrix, Cream, and Pink Floyd in support Geno could never relax.These spiritual meanderings were abruptly halted when, in 1980 Blighty beckoned once more. A call came from old friends in the UK that a tribute called Geno (mentioned above) had gone to number one in the charts. In interviews, the singer, Kevin Roland, was speaking of this legendary soul man, whose name they used to chant up and down the land and public interest in Geno was growing for a new generation. Soon, Anglophile Geno, was back in the UK and back on the road.The arrival of the nineties saw Geno go back to his roots (he was a Blues singer originally in his home, town of Evansville, Indiana) doing a show he called Cut Loose and Singing the Blues. This was a great success and spawned the band The Purple Aces. He then took this band to Edinburgh for the Fringe Festival, had a great reaction and a three week sell-out run. This in turn resulted in a collaboration with Ray Fenwick (The Spencer Davis Band) and an album called Change Your Thoughts You Change Your Life.
  5. Tickets: https://www.musicglue.com/grapevine-promotions/events/5aa3ef57-8f4b-4f63-95db-bbbae805f7f2?fbclid=IwAR08mqcLFzikrmbD6IrQgQosRDHEQKe93YofM5SlYZdvgVvbXqi-xej2efw Event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/544552652689444/?notif_t=plan_user_joined&notif_id=1547362008900645 Groove to some of the smoothest contemporary Mod and Soul Hammond tunes this Spring Bank Holiday. A full night with The Senior Service and The Sha La La's with Rare Soul Quintet at this intimate iconic venue.See discussion page for more detailsTickets strictly limited to 85 so be quick...Thank you to everyone that has already bought tickets. Early bird...buy your tickets by February 1st for your chance to win signed copies of The Sha La La's latest releases album and singles. Three winners to be announced in February. See ticket link above.The Senior ServiceThe Sha La La'sRare Soul QuintetThe Influential Factor - Book signing by author Graham LentzDJ and compare Brian LindsayCharity raffle
  6. https://www.musicglue.com/grapevine-promotions/events/34baaa95-14f4-4dbf-b167-49ea475a6118?fbclid=IwAR30RfVisZjn_cYmMmpVAmzLR1o6EcC0JqCnxC8VQIFCkfCrx0CJ04izcUE
  7. A party like no other... On December 22nd Modfather Clothing will have their annual Christmas Bash. The event has grown each year, with the last two parties completely selling out Camden's historic Dingwalls. We're back at that familiar venue again this year and have worked hard to find the right acts to help you see in Christmas 2018. We've got some familiar faces taking over the decks, with Eddie Pillar & Paul Smiler Anderson, it's strictly vinyl & you know what to expect. We've got Wendy May's Locomotion taking over the backroom, so there's no excuse to not come down and shake a leg with us. In the main room there's a real treat, we've got the Sha La La's. If you've not seen these boys before, prepare to be entertained. As if that wasn't enough, we've outdone ourselves once more, we've had some amazing headliners, but this band are on excellent form. Stone Foundation will play the Modfather Christmas Party, so you better get in quick. We expect this one to sell out, so buy a ticket and dress to impress. Tickets https://modfatherclothing.com/products/modfather-clothing-christmas-party-2018-ticket
  8. Half Moon presents: Geno Washington & the Ram Jam Band Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band + The Sha La La's Half Moon - Putney, London Fri, Oct 12, 2018 8:00 PM £12 Adv / £14 Door Entry Requirements: 18+ after 7pm https://tickets.halfmoon.co.uk/events/2018-10-12-geno-washington-and-the-ram-jam-band-half-moon-putney
  9. Soul Source music video feature announcement - Just added to our soul music video feature .... Name: The Sha La la's - When Love Comes Category: Artists Singles Date Added: 2018-09-11 Submitter: The Highs Video Description: watch now... The Sha La la's - When Love Comes Soul Source Soul Music Video Feature 2018
  10. The Highs

    Spoonful

    Spoonful kicks into the Autumn with another cracking line-up. The Sha La La's return with their exciting, powerful soul. We've always maintained that you need to see this band as many times as you can. Now even more so. Detroit to Canvey, to the world! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6aB4Afk3608 We also have the return of blues duo Ray and Davide, respected throughout London for bringing it real and dirty.They raised hell last time. Not to be missed. Well known young-buck DJ Jack Gadsden returns. Playing some of the tunes you wished you knew about at that age. We stay on for 2 and a half hours after the live music is over, continuing with tunes that are impossible not to dance to. All on vinyl. Manuel Lovisutti, of course, has his expert hands all over these proceedings. 25% Discount off all drinks for Spoonful customers. Just £6 Entry. Bring on the Autumn.
  11. Men of the North Country, The Sha La La's plus DJ set 8 til late The Holroyd Arms, Guildford, Surrey https://www.seetickets.com/event/Men-of-North-Country-Sha-la-la-s/Suburbs/1249397?src=cc_fbevents
  12. The Sha La La's plus The Touch with DJ set The Hand in Hand 61 New Park Rd, Streatham Hill, London SW2 4EN 020 8674 8606 https://www.musicglue.com/grapevine-promotions/events/2018-08-31-long-hot-summer-mod-and-soul-night-the-hand-in-hand 8 til late

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