SoulJam is a touring Funk, Soul and Disco party which comes to Newcastle once a month to play some tunes and draw a crowd. As a way of saying thank you to our city, SoulJam is returning for a cheap-as-chips throwdown. By posting your name on the Facebook event page you can secure a £3 entry fee.
SoulJam features music from the following:
Aretha Franklin, Marlena Shaw, Chic, Loose Joints, Sly and the Family Stone, Funkadelic, King Tutt, Peoples Choice, Curtis Mayfield, Sylvester, Grace Jones, Rufus Thomas, Stevie Wonder, Larry Levan, John Morales, WAR, Hot Chocolate, Kurtis Blow, Toots and the Maytals, The Intruders, Loleatta Holloway, Free Life, Prince, Parliament, Love Unlimited, Sister Sledge, Carl Bean, The JB's, Wilson Picket, The Meters, Bobby Byrd, Gill Scott Heron, The Whispers, Funkadelic, Fatback, Martha Reeves and the Vandellas, Shirley Ellis, Jackie Lee, The Supremes, Fat Larrys Band, Booker T and the MG's, Jackie Wilson, Leon Haywood, Dimitri From Paris, Jamo Thomas, Chuck Wood, Taana Gardner, The Shangri-La's, Edwin Starr, Marva Whitney, Arthur Conley, Clyde McPhatter, Major Harris, Earth Wind and Fire, Etta James, Dr John, The O'Jays, James Brown, Odyssey, Geraldine Hunt, Ray Charles, Lee Dorsey, Spanky Wilson, King Curtis and the Kingpins, Professor Longhair, Sam and Dave, Gloria Jones, Lee Dorsey, Erma Franklin, Gwen Guthrie, The Jackson Sisters, The Staple Singers, Sam Cooke, Melba Moore, Bill Withers, Maceo and The Macks, Otis Redding, Joe Tex, Donna Summer, The Soul Searchers, Betty Wright… and much, much more!" (Artist list from SoulJam Facebook event page.)