It’s here! The biggest event of the year and that’s saying a lot. It’s four days of true joy as Hot Shot Sounds and Angel City Soul present their Soul & Reggae Weekender right here in Los Angeles!
The festivities start tomorrow night with an all original vinyl DJ session with top selectors from around the world converging on Spike’s Bar in Rosemead to kick it off in grand style. The night brings together some of the best local talent such as organizers Mark Morales and George Rodriguez along with DJ Bywell, Virginia Caro, Tim Takahara, DJ Kev, Farley Gardner and Johnny Garcia (plus other guests) drop the classics all night long.
Spike’s Bar is located at 7813 Garvey Avenue Rosemead, CA 91770. This event is FREE and 21+ with doors open at 9:30pm.
Then the next night Friday August 10 brings the 1960′s duo of Roy Panton and Yvonne Harrison together for what might the first time in decades along with Northern Soul icon Jimmy Conwell (The Exits, The Trips). Also on the bill is Los Angeles’ own Wild recording artist Gizzelle.
DJ’s for the night include the already mentioned local talent along with international and special guests such as:
ANDREAS DIENEL (STOCKHOLM)
YORG BRENNER (MUNICH)
DAVE MACK (UK)
MICK JEFFRIES (UK)
BRAD HALES (DETROIT)
ADAM TADDASSE (SAN FRANCISCO)
MIKE CHRITZEBURG (SEATTLE)
ADRIAN ALVAREZ (HUMBOLT)
MATTIE VALENTINE (PORTLAND)
MISS GEMINI (NEW YORK)
It all goes down at The Mezz Bar on the second floor of the Alexandria Hotel located at 501 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90013. THIS IS A 21+ EVENT.
Saturday is the true highlight even with all the other rare talent making an appearance with the reunited Tennors making their first LA appearance ever! With Rocksteady and Reggae hits such as “Another Scorcher”, “Hopeful Village”, “Ride Me Donkey” and “Reggae Girl” in their set list it’s sure to be a gloriously exciting night.
Northern Soul Queen and RCA recording artist Lorraine Chandler makes an appearance playing the soul songs that make you dance. Legendary Soul singer HB Barnum rounds out the second night.
All the selectors will be providing music throughout the night.
The Palm Court Ballroom at the Alexandria Hotel will host this night’s event. THIS IS AN ALL AGES EVENT.
Sunday August 12 wraps up the weekend with a rare performance by Studio One legend Larry Marshall. Hits such as “Nanny Goat”, “Mean Girl”, “Hush Up” and more will more than move you and help close the final night of the weekender in nothing more than bliss. LA’s own Arise Roots will also be performing.
This event also goes down at The Mezz Bar on the second floor of the Alexandria Hotel and is 21+.
All the performers will be backed by the Angel City All-Stars who are a collective of LA’s top musicians put together by the organizers to back these living legends when they come to the area. If their last event was any indication (and I’m sure it will not disappoint) then we are all for one big Soul & Reggae treat!
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