Browsing Month »July, 2011«

Ritz Memories – I m just packin’ the box..

July 30, 2011


Really looking forward to turning back the hands of time to 1975/77 tomorrow at the big Dunkenhalgh Hotel+ Spa, Clayton-le-Moors Lancashire…just off junction 7 of the M65 Starts at 12 noon , £15 pay at the gate, a great all dayer in prospect with folks travelling from all over….some 45s I m packing include: ATCO […]

Sunday July 31st “Ritz Revival” All Dayer – What took us so long?

July 29, 2011


Well, 3 days to go, and with rain not in the forecast (although it may be cloudy) all the DJs and myself are busy digging through the boxes to recreate 1976! We can hardly wait! Stanley Woodruff, Creative Source, Jobell, Larry Saunders, Gil Scott Heron, Eddie Holman, East Coast Connection, Today’s People , Loleatta Holloway […]

3 original Wigan DJs back together again!

July 20, 2011


3 of the original Wigan Casino Northern Soul DJs Dave Evison, Kev Roberts and myself are back together again on Saturday September 24th at the King Georges Hall in Blackburn for a celebration Wigan Casino’s 38th anniversary.   The Wigan Casino All Nighter re-unions in Blackburn have now been a tradition running for the last […]

The first Weston Soul Weekender approaches – August 26-28th.

July 17, 2011


The first ever Northern and Modern Soul weekender in Weston-Super-Mare takes place over the August Bank holiday weekend (August 26-28th) at the sublime Winter Gardens Pavilion on the sea front. Appearing over the 3-day, 5-session event are top local and national soul DJs including on the Modern side : Neil Self (Soul Fusion) and Sean Hampsey […]

Northern Soul Special on Smooth Radio – Monday August 29th

July 14, 2011


Just a date for your diary, on Bank Holiday Sunday August 29th Kev Roberts and myself will be hosting another Northern Soul special on Smooth radio which will be heard all across the UK on the following FM frequencies plus DAB: SMOOTH NORTH WEST 100.4FM SMOOTH NORTH EAST 107.7FM SMOOTH SCOTLAND 105.2 FM SMOOTH LONDON […]

Dunkenhalgh Soul All -Dayer – Splendour beckons!

July 12, 2011


Just a quick update on the Ritz / Parkers / “Everywhere else” revival All Dayer on Sunday July 31st…we now have over 300 people stopping over in the 4 -star hotel and there are practically no rooms left on that astounding £50 per room deal (including breakfast). Due to the response it now appears likely […]

Loving Whitby!

July 3, 2011


What a great night last evening at The Whitby Pavilion. Firstly a glorious drive (courtesy of fellow DJ Bob Hinsley) over to North Yorkshire where we were greeted with a beautiful sunset and seagulls causing mayhem from above to the people queuing to get in! Once inside it was great to meet so many friendly […]