Archive for March, 2007

BBC4's British R&B Night

by Modculture 18 March, 2007

Set the video (or DVD recorder) on Friday 23rd March for BBC4’s R&B Night.

Some potentially top-notch shows, including The Beat Room, with performances from the likes of John Lee Hooker and The Kinks. That’s followed by Long John Baldry – In The Shadow Of The Blues, then Rock Family Trees covering the British R&B scene and a documentary on John Mayall.

It all kicks off from 8:30pm.

Find out more at the BBC4 website

Glasgow Mod Weekender

by Modculture 18 March, 2007

The first details of this year’s Glasgow Mod Weekender are now online.

It all takes places from Thursday 28th June to Sunday 1st July at Glasgow’s Brunswick hotel, with the usual top-notch DJ line-up, bands, daytime events and scooter cruise. Check out the listing in the events section for more details, along with details of discounted accomodation if you want to stay at the Brunswick Hotel itself.

Find out more about the Glasgow Mod Weekender

New night in Cambridgeshire

by Modculture 18 March, 2007

News of a new night in Cambridgeshire that kicks off in April – Scene 66.

The launch date is April 28th at Bar23, Wishbech Road, March, Cambs, running from 8pm until 1am, admission is £5 on the door or £4 in advance if you get in contact via [email protected].

DJs on the night are: Mellers (from Breakaway Soul Club), Paul Hitch and Pete Maisey playing 60’s Soul, R&B, Motown and Ska in a cool venue with dancefloor, comfy chairs, bar and parking.

The Nitty Gritty! in London

by Modculture 18 March, 2007

If you’re in London on Sunday 25th March, it might be worth checking out The Nitty Gritty!

The day/night event runs from 3pm until 10pm and promises 60s soul, R&B, rocksteady and beat for your £3 admission fee. The event takes place at The Constitution, 42 St Pancras Way, London NW1.

For more information, contact [email protected].

New Reverend Cleatus 45

by Modculture 18 March, 2007

Top Hammond combo Reverend Cleatus have a new 45 out – under the name  The Fantastics (AKA The Soul Saviours).

The limited edition 45 is Cheeba’s Couch / Chickin Lickin (live) and is available online from Raw Wax. Numbers are very limited, so you’ll have to get in quick. Alternatively, you can sign up to the Raw Wax club for five forthcoming 45s plus stickers, fanzine and t-shirt for £45.

Find out more at the Raw Wax website

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