NeoSoul1stSaturdays ‘NS1S’ – London, UK’s Longest Running Neo-Soul Night – New Venue Launch At Madam Chi, London, N1: SAT MAY 7th 2011

“NEOSOUL1st SATURDAYs”: – SAT MAY 7th 2011, 8pm-1am at MADAM CHI, 187 Upper Street, Islington, London, N1 1RQ, Nearest Transport: Highbury & Islington tube & train. Entrance: £Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm,….. FREE WI-FI & TABLE BOOKINGS – to book / all enquires: email keepthefaithful@gmail.com , MUSIC POLICY: Neo-Soul, down-tempo Nu-Soul & related music all night. NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs ‘NS1S’ – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night, formerly NS3Fs. General info at: http://www.keepthefaithful.com/ , http://www.keepthefaithevents.com/ , http://www.twitter.com/keepthefaithful , http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=141321709271206

FULL EVENT INFO:

~ “NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” ~ ‘NS1S’ ~ London’s longest running Neo-Soul night ~ formerly “NeoSoul3rdFridays” & Official Julie Dexter London Album Release Party

VENUE & ADDRESS:
Madam Chi
187 Upper Street,
Islington,
London
N1 1RQ

LANDMARKS:
Close to Hope & Anchor pub & Islington Town Hall.

TRANSPORT:
Highbury & Islington Tube Station is 5 mins walk
Buses 19, 43 and 4

PARKING:
Off street parking in surrounding streets after restrictions end.

PRICE:
Free before 8pm, £5 after 8pm

TIMES:
8pm-1am
(Music event starts at 8pm, last admission is 1am, the bar is open all day & before 8pm & licensed til 3am on this occasion)

DRINKS & FOOD:
A wide range of coffee’s, juices, wines, beers and champagnes including organic & fair trade goods.
A range of organic cakes, snacks & truffles also.

FREE WI-FI , TABLE RESERVATIONS & PRIVATE FUNCTION ROOM HIRE:
Wi-Fi is free to use for all customers, tables reservations, private use of the function room & birthday/ special occasion bookings are also free to book – email for more details: keepthefaithful@gmail.com Hiring the private function room for no charge makes it 1 of the cheapest you will find in Central London.

EVENT SCENARIO:
“NEOSOUL1stSATURDAYs” (‘NS1S’), formerly “NEOSOUL3rdFRIDAYs (‘NS3Fs’) – London’s longest running Neo-Soul night featuring Neo-Soul & down-tempo Nu Soul all night. There was a need to create this night at this point in time in London due to the feedback we got from attendees who found no where else was playing large amounts of this music on the weekends in London. This event is very much a labour of love & as with all niche & specialist music nights – it requires your support through attendance to keep happening.
NS1S is part of Keep The Faith’s Groove Lineage Eclectic Soul night. DJ Paul Aaaron on decks with occasional guests & release parties for previous artists such as Erykah Badu, Dwele, The Foreign Exchange, Eric Roberson as part of this night.
Expect to hear artists like: Erykah Badu, Dwele, J Dilla, Eric Roberson, F.E.,  D’Angelo, Maxwell, Angie Stone, Musiq Soulchild, Omar, Marsha Ambrosius, Floetry, Bilal, Carmen Rodgers, Sy Smith, Zo, QTip, The Roots, Raphael Saadiq, N’Dambi, Common, Anthony David, Teedra Moses, Janelle Monae, Outkast, Jessie Boykins III, Oddisee, 9th Wonder, Flying Lotus, Jose James, Fertile Ground, Peven Everett & more..

MUSIC POLICY:
Neo-Soul, Down-tempo Nu Soul, new music, Neo-Soul favourites, Julie Dexter’s new album & related music all night.

OFFICIAL JULIE DEXTER ALBUM LONDN RELEASE PARTY AT NS1S SAT MAY 7th 2011:

This event is also the official London release party for Julie Dexter’s new album “New Again”. We will have copies of the album to give away & also to sell at £6 each CD. We will feature the album earlier in the evening, with the give-aways later in the evening. “New Again” is out now, available from all good net music stores inc. CD Baby, Amazon, iTunes or buy direct from JulieDexter.Com

Regarding NEO SOUL faves – expect to hear tunes like these:

VAN HUNT “DOWN HERE IN HELL”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjqtmfBeyjI
D’ANGELO “I FOUND MY SMILE(AGAIN)” REMIX: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aP7nlYZN1fA
ERIC ROBERSON & MARSHA AMBROSIUS “N2U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hjRIcH4fzcE
DWELE “LAY IT DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXTcze1Wl_0
LUCY PEARL “DANCE TONIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lMch9WhzpRw
WILL.I.AM & TERRY DEXTER “LAY ME DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xzB0KufYdxA
BAHAMADIA & J DILLA “1.14 FUNKY4U”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HXkiRzRyb98
KINDRED THE FAMILY SOUL “WHERE WOULD I BE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=du7njrkF-Ik
OMAR “THERE’S NOTHING LIKE THIS” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFnclBOlr6o
KANYE WEST/SYLEENA JOHNSON/JOHN LEGEND “ALL FALLS DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jE12tqIaVh0
THE FOREIGN EXCHANGE Ft. DARIEN BROCKINGTON, PHONTE & ZO! “DON’T WAIT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7yWrDaK1SQ
MUSIQ SOULCHILD: “BUDDY” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHPdNXwU8GE
ERYKAH BADU “BACK IN THE DAY”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4bhKB1E6iY
ERYKAH BADU “APPLE TREE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HStSKy2Ck9k
ERYKAH BADU “GONE BABY, DON’T BE LONG”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TXGsm8syPM

Inside The Madam Chi Lounge:

STREET MAP, HOW TO FIND MADAM CHI, LONDON N1:

The next NS1S event after this May 7th 2011 launch is scheduled for Sat June 4th 2911.  More info to follow on the June 4th 2011 event.

For all enquiries & to book tables & private function room for free – please email: keepthefaithful.com

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