The Electronic Soul Festival is by and large one of the most soulful and igniting music festival throughout the year! They take pride in saying that their line - up is the smoothest one and will be the key date for funk and soul fans. The festival will be held on the 7th September, 2019 at the O2 Academy.
The one day festival will have four acts and will be hosted by no other than the legendary DJ Trevor Nelson! Three of the biggest ever bastions of British bass music, Level 42, Heather Small, The Brand New Heavies, and the direct from USA, Post - Disco hitmakers Kool & The Gang are said to be performing.
Between them, these artists have shaped popular music across the globe - inspiring new genres, selling millions of records, wining Grammy Awards and providing the soundtrack to lots of producers.
Celebrating 50 years in music having formed in 1969, Kool & The Gang have earned an incredible two Grammy Awards, seven American Music Awards, 25 Top Ten R&B hits, nine Top Ten Pop hits and 31 gold and platinum albums, with seminal hits like ‘Celebration’, ‘Cherish’, ‘Jungle Boogie’, ‘Summer Madness’, and ‘Open Sesame’.
Led by slap-bass-supremo and frontman Mark King, Level 42 have had 18 top 40 singles, including ‘Lessons in Love’, ‘Something About You’, ‘Leaving Me Now’, ‘Running in the Family’, and ‘Hot Water’, and sold 30 million albums worldwide.
Their love for 70’s Funk grooves into a Soul sound, The Brand New Heavies have been responsible for an incredible 16 Top 40 singles, including ‘Dream On Dreamer’ and ‘You’ve Got A Friend’, as well as over two million albums sold across their two decade career. Pioneering London’s Acid Jazz scene, The Brand New Heavies are here for you to witness!
An absolute delight to witness the mentors of funk and soul music, you cannot miss out on this! The day will be electrifying and will definitely be marked as a once in a lifetime opportunity.
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