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Maidstone Mela 2013 Festival of Music, Food And Dance – Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent – Sunday September 8th 2013

Maidstone Mela 2013 Festival of Music, Food & Dance – Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent – Sunday September 8th 2013 
A multicultural festival for all the family celebrating the diversity
of Maidstone, Kent & UK
Featuring live music & dance from across Maidstone & the world, food,
stalls & fairground attractions.
Featuring Keep The Faith Events’ Paul Aaaron DJing Soul, Reggae, Soca,
Bhangra, Flamenco, Folk & World music throughout the day.
Free Admission
Times: 12.30pm – 6pm
Date:  Sunday September 8th 2013
Address: Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7SX
Transport: Within Walking distance of Maidstone Railway Stations. Free
Parking On Site.
 Map: http://www.streetmap.co.uk/map.srf?x=576960&y=155390&z=0&sv=ME15+7SX&st=2&pc=ME15+7SX&mapp=map.srf&searchp=ids.srf Further info at: maidstonemela.com  & live updates via twitter.com/maidstonemela
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Maidstone Mela – Festival Of Music, Food And Dance At Mote Park, Maidstone, Kent: Sunday September 9th 2012

MAIDSTONE MELA FESTIVAL OF MUSIC, FOOD & DANCE: SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 9th 2012

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Maidstone Mela Festival Of Music, Food & Dance 2012 – a celebration of
the multi-cultural diversity of Maidstone & Kent featuring music, food
& dance from around the world presented by artists & people from the
local communities of Maidstone & Kent. Inc. music, food & dance from
India, Africa, Ireland, Finland, Nepal, England & more. Headline acts
inc. Punjabi By Nature, The Magnificent Motown Band. + Keep The Faith Events’ DJ Paul Aaaron spinning grooves from around the globe inc. Soul, Funk, Afrobeat, Reggae, Soca, Salsa, Samba, Indo-Fusion, Flamenco and UKSoul + a special Northern Soul set to compliment the Magnificent Motown Band.
A great, free-entry family day out in the idyllic surroundings of Mote
Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15; 12.30pm – 7.15pm Sunday
September 9th 2012.
All enquiries email: info@keepthefaithful.com | Further info at:
maidstonemela.com  , twitter.com/maidstonemela & keepthefaithevents.com

FULL EVENT INFO:

About Maidstone Mela:
Maidstone Mela celebrates it’s 10th year on Sept 9th 2012.
10 years of celebrating the diversity of Maidstone & Kent through
Music, Food, Dance & Drama from across the globe performed by the many
local communities.
A great, free entry family day out in the idyllic surroundings of Mote
Park, Maidstone, ME15.

Artists performing at the Mela include:
The Maidstone Nepalese Dance Group, the award winning ‘Mandy Ellen
School of Dance’, Finnish group ‘Merenkurkut’,
celebrating the Para-Olympics is ‘Square Pegs Drama Group’ which
features local disabled people, Indian Bhangra from ‘Four by Four
Bhangra’, tomorrow’s local stars – with the winners of ‘Maidstone Got
Talent’, Afro-Caribbean-fusion from ‘Steel Ambition’, music & variety
from local group ‘Harmony’,  + headline acts Bhangra
fusion star ‘PBN’ (Panjabi by Nature) and the ever popular ‘The
Magnificent Motown Band’.
The event is DJ’d by resident Mela local DJ Paul Aaaron of
keepthefaithevents.com Soul Music Org
Around the Mela site will be a variety of stalls and attractions from
around the world & community groups.

Maidstone Mela – A Brief History:
The Maidstone Mela has been running successfully since 2003 attracting
approx 20,000 people each year.  The Mela celebrates the
multi-cultural diversity of Maidstone & Kent through music, food and
dance & was the first multi-cultural Mela in the UK. Maidstone Mela
was the brainchild of former Maidstone Mayor Morelle De’Souza who
wanted a festival to bring all local communities together and
highlight their best talents in light of the global impact of the 9/11
attacks.
The Mela is organised in partnership by Maidstone Borough Council,
Cohesion Plus Kent and the Kent Equality Cohesion Council & The Mela
Advisory Committee inc. local community organisations and partners
including local schools and Kent Police which meets regularly in the
build-up to the Mela.

ESSENTIAL INFO:

DATE: Sunday September 9th 2012

TIMES: 12.30pm – 7.15pm

ADDRESS: Mote Park, Mote Avenue, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 7SX.

TRANSPORT: Maidstone East & West Train

LINK TO MAP: https://maps.google.co.uk/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=&daddr=Mote+Park&hl=en&geocode=CcaQ0-tRXpmYFfs7DgMdplgIACHzM-VE9j9B3g&mra=ls&sll=51.264708,0.541077&sspn=0.025806,0.052314&ie=UTF8&ll=51.26358,0.550432&spn=0.052956,0.104628&z=14

ENTRY PRICE: Free Entry

AGE LIMIT: No age limit

DRESS CODE: No dress code.

FURTHER INFO: maidstonemela.com , keepthefaithevents.com , twitter.com/maidstonemela
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New Years Eve Soul Event In London @ Camden Rock, Camden Town, NW1 With KTF & Groove Lineage: “NYE The SOUL Way!” Sat December 31st 2011

Update:   you’re reading an old ad for our NYE event from a previous year – NB: There’s no KTF NYE event in London this year (2013), email for our list of recommended London Soul New Years Eve events: info@keepthefaithevents.com

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Saturday Dec 31st 2011: A Soul New Years Eve Event with GROOVE LINEAGE at CAMDEN ROCK, 18 Kentish Town Rd, Camden, NW1 9NX
Nearest Transport: Camden Town Tube(200 feet away); ….. 8pm-4am; ….. A Reliable New Years Eve SOUL Party  – GROOVE LINEAGE NYE SOUL party now in it’s 5th year running in London. ….  £5 all night on KTF Guestlist, £10 non guestlist – email keepthefaithful@gmail.com for guestlist.
MUSIC POLICY: SOUL, Neo Soul, Raregroove, Motown, Funk, Disco, Nu Jazz, Credible Hip Hop & R&B, PartyJams, Latin, Afrobeat, Reggae, Lovers Rock, Soulful House, Samba, Salsa, Roots music & other beats from across the globe + live percussion & instruments. No repeats, no autotune. just good vibes, good music & good people.  Info updates at http://keepthefaithful.com , http://twitter.com/keepthefaithful & on facebook at Keep The Faith Events page  at: http://www.facebook.com/events/277462158968066/

FULL EVENT INFO:

“A New Years Eve The Soul Way! – A NYE Soul Party 2011 with Groove Lineage & Keep The Faith @ Camden Rock, NW1”

EVENT DESCRIPTION:
This informal good vibes party with SOUL music as it’s backdrop takes place in London each year taking pride in it’s cosy atmosphere, friendliness. A decent size dance floor & sound system, with private chill out balcony area with private bar & smoking area.
Suitable for those wishing to avoid the cattle market of the bigger clubs found in the West End, Shoreditch etc.
A whole range of Soul & related Roots music with live instruments & surprises also lined up. ‘Groove Lineage NYE’ is a reliable NYE Soul event now in it’s 5th year running.

Keep The Faith & UKSoulJam’s Paul Aaaron heads proceedings migrating through different era’s, tempo’s, sub genres & regional styles of Soul IE: from Erykah Badu to Edwin Starr, Bob Marley to Barry White, Fela to Fania, Janelle Monae to Janet Jackson, Sly Stone to Sugarhill Records…
Hosted by ‘Da Legends’ Darren & Junior Watson (Real Music 4 Real People / LOL Shows)

DATE:
Saturday December 31st 2011

TIME:
8pm-4am
(Licensed til 5am)

PRICE:
£5 on KTF guestlist – email for guestlist, non guestlist: £10, no ticket required.

DRESS CODE:
None (There is no dress code)

ADDRESS:
Camden Rock
18 Kentish Town Road,
Camden Town
London,
NW1 9NX

NEAREST TUBE / TRANSPORT:
Camden Town Tube (Kentish Town Rd exit) – Only 200 feet away.
Landmark: Camden Rock is next to a mini cab office.

PARKING:
Off-street parking near by after restrictions end.

STREET MAP:

INFO:
http://keepthefaithful.com

CONTACT INFO:
All enquiries & for guest-list – please Email: keepthefaithful@gmail.com

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 YOUTUBE MUSIC CLIPS OF THE RANGE OF MUSIC YOU CAN EXPECT TO HEAR AT THIS NYE EVENT:

JILL SCOTT “BLESSED” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWyRe50FmBM
ERYKAH BADU “BACK IN THE DAY” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4bhKB1E6iY + More Nu Funk & NeoSoul tonight @ our GL NYE Party
PHONTE “SENDING MY LOVE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W_NCt0_Hkoo
MTUME “HIPS” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2EIgrl9vJkc + More 80s Funk & Soul @ our GL NYE Party
ERIC ROBERSON “CHANGE(FOR ME)” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Z7DPbaFAYY+ More uplifting #SOUL, NEOSOUL & SOULFUL HOUSE @ our GL NYE Party
AL HUDSON “SPREAD LOVE” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uAM5OKGQTc More classic & Philly & uplifting SOUL @ our GL NYE Party
LJM “Ooh La, La, La,”(Teena Marie RIP) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ShLfT2-wNTI + More LOVERS ROCK like this at our NYE GROOVE LINEAGE party
JANELLE MONAE “TIGHTROPE” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jsgCZKASA3s
VULA “ROCK THE BOAT” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VfwW03wXYJw
STARVUE “BODY FUSION” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ubvsKR-Gn7A+ more classic SlowJams & 2steps like this!
TEEDRA MOSES “BACKSTROKE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JK_O7rIn6BY
VAN HUNT “DOWN HERE IN HELL (WITH YOU)”:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LjqtmfBeyjI
BILAL “SOUL SISTA”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yMhWFXEhbI
DEE SHARP “RISING TO THE TOP” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JdXTYJR9k2s
THE EMOTIONS “REJOICE” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sd_de4vdlbo&p=FB7E095A7976C51D
EARTH WIND & FIRE “CANT HIDE LOVE” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plP4Z2hHXvE
MATUMBI “THE MAN IN ME” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HsXLrivjeEo
Zo! “GREATER THAN THE SUN” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4XUtmepds4
MUSIQ SOULCHILD “SOULSTAR” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TNkiqb2u9Z8
DWELE “FIND A WAY”:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBL4XoTV0_w
MARY J BLIGE ” BE HAPPY”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoXgsgf32xo
DONNELL JONES “YOU KNOW WHAT’S UP”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1l5PLEV1Qf4
JODECI “GET ON UP”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfa7cDwJBfU + More quality R&B like this..
THE FUTURES “AIN’T GOT TIME FOR NOTHING”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ev-IXnNMtgM
CURTIS MAYFIELD “MOVE ON UP”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6Z66wVo7uNw
MARVIN GAYE “COME LIVE WITH ME ANGEL”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=40j_o52qdjk
SLY & THE FAMILY STONE “FAMILY AFFAIR“: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a8Uzikag7Xo + More Funk & Soul like this..
GIL SCOTT HERON “SHUT ‘EM DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5oM485kkfI
PARLIAMENT “FLASHLIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MhWZTSyD2mw
RAMSEY & FEN “LOVE BUG”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_VcO8NZSGCA
PEVEN EVERETT, ROY DAVIS JNR “GABRIEL”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F1P1a2BXdUQ
ABSTRACT TRUTH “WE HAD A THING”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3et1d_Zn2Xw
WOOKIE Ft LAIN “LIVE ON”:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5U_EGCgHlAQ
NUYORICAN SOUL / 4HERO “I AM THE BLACKGOLD OF THE SUN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWSFllXLd4k
Q TIP “MANWOMANBOOGIE”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EoafM64HWnI
D’ANGELO “SPANISH JOINT” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=17LQRXXrWjY
THE PHARCYDE “DROP”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=co3qMdkucM0&ob=av2e
STEVIE WONDER “ALL I DO”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZ9Pa41KJjM
ARCHIE BELL & THE DRELLS “DON’T LET LOVE LET YOU DOWN”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gci-YQ30pCw
CHAKA KHAN “I FEEL FOR YOU”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ObjLb6ElTvs + more 80’s Soul like this..
PRINCE “I WANNA BE YOUR LOVER”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vo7nTT_gcoY
THE TIME “GET IT UP”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3baswqxdYhU + More 2steps & Minneapolis Funk
FELA KUTI “ROFOROFO FIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u5_UDUO-Dzg + more Afrobeats like this
ERYKAH BADU “GONE BABY, DON’T BE LONG”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7A2L4SkidaA
LUCY PEARL “DANCE TONIGHT”: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYWuAw_aCZY

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Update: KTF NYE GLIST IS NOW CLOSED. PRICES FOR TONIGHT DEC 31st 2011: KTF GLIST £5, NON GLIST £10,  Please arrive early, this will reach full cap after which it will be ‘1 out, 1 in’ on the door til it calms down after 2am.

Pauline Henry (The Chimes), Afro Symphony Ft. Linda Muriel (Brand New Heavies, Incognito) & More Live At UKSoulJam, Jazz Cafe London: Sunday August 7th 2011

Pauline Henry of The Chimes topped the charts in the UK & USA with her band & solo work & she headlines this UKSoulJam, Jazz Cafe special ft. Chimes classics & new work with strong support from Brand New Heavies & Incognito front lady Linda Muriel & her new band Afro Symphony, Soul-Jazz from Jazz Bailey, Real R&B from Leanne Robinson & Folk Soul from De’Borah & more acts TBA + the midnight jam open to the public later in the show + surprise guests & KTF residents DJs Paul Aaaron & DJ Kay(K15), Harlano, Adeola & The CK Band ….. £10 advance, Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, Camden, London, NW1, 7pm-1am. Further info@: http://www.keepthefaithful​.com/ , http://www.keepthefaitheve​nts.com/ & http://www.twitter.com/kee​pthefaithful
& on Facebook at: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=235148006513270

FULL EVENT INFO:

“UK SOUL JAM” – The ORIGINAL UKSOUL Show @ JAZZ CAFE  Featuring PAULINE HENRY (The Chimes), AFRO SYMPHONY Ft Linda Muriel (Brand New Heavies,  Incognito) & More

On SUNDAY 7th AUGUST 2011

7pm – 1am

‘UK SOUL JAM’ :
a celebration of UK SOUL featuring the best established & new UKSoul talent at The Jazz Cafe, London

Venue Address:
JAZZ CAFE
5 Parkway,
Camden Town,
London
NW1

Nearest Tube:
Camden Town

Running Times:
7pm – 1am

** PRICES: **

£10 Advance, £12 Door,

Upstairs Balcony Restaurant Table Seats with £16.50 Set Menu

PURCHASE YOUR TICKET ONLINE FROM TICKETMASTER AT:
http://www.ticketmaster.co​.uk/
search “UK SOUL JAM” “UKSOULJAM” “Jazz Cafe” “AUGUST 7th” or use this direct link to Aug 7th tickets:
http://www.ticketmaster.co​.uk/event/1F00456FCAEE9F0E​?camefrom=CFC_UK_MAMA_JAZZ​CAFE&brand=jazz_cafe

ORDER ON PHONE from TICKETMASTER on: Tel:  0844 844 0444

Alternative Online Ticket Agents:
https://www.hmvtickets.co/​performances/3200/book?REF​ID=MAMA_JAZZCAFEWEB

BOX OFFICE, IN PERSON & CASH PAYMENTS:
To order in person or for Cash payment at JAZZCAFE( front door) box
office 5 Parkway Camden, NW1 (Mon – Sat 10.30am-5.30pm).

Table Seats On Balcony with £16.50 Set Menu – Call Jazzcafe Restaurant Line For Tables On: 020 7688 8899 (Lines Open 10.30am-5.30pm Mon-Sat)

Music Style:
SOUL, NEO SOUL, UK SOUL, GOSPEL, URBAN, RAREGROOVE, NU JAZZ, R&B, BROKENBEAT, HIP HOP, REGGAE, DANCEHALL, OPEN MIC JAM & LIVE MUSIC

Live Performances From:
PAULINE HENRY (The Chimes)
AFRO SYMPHONY Ft. LINDA MURIEL (Brand New Heavies, Incognito)
JAZZ BAILEY
LEANNE ROBINSON
DE’BORAH

Resident DJs:
PAUL AAARON (Keep The Faith / Groove Lineage)
DJ KAY (K15 / Keep The Faith)
Hosted By: HARLANO, ADEOLA, THE CK BAND & PAUL AAARON

Our Guests This Month:
Pauline Henry of The Chimes topped the charts in the UK & USA with her band & solo work & she headlines this UKSoulJam, Jazz Cafe special ft. Chimes classics & new work with strong support from Brand New Heavies & Incognito front lady Linda Muriel & her new band Afro Symphony, Soul-Jazz from Jazz Bailey, Real R&B from Leanne Robinson & Folk Soul from De’Borah & more acts TBA + the midnight jam open to the public later in the show + surprise guests

Event Summary:
UK SOUL JAM: A celebration of UK SOUL in an Open Mic – Jam Session, Showcase & DJ Session featuring the best of London’s Soul talent at Jazz Cafe. As seen on Sky TV.

UK Soul Jam captures the energy and musical talent from London’s Contemporary Soul Scene. Bringing together singers, players, & connoisseurs of Neo Soul, Nu Jazz, Credible Hip Hop and RnB, Brokenbeat, Reggae, Gospel and Soulful House scenes in London. A platform for new & established artists. Open Mic / Jam is open to the public.

PAULINE HENRY YOUTUBE CLIPS:
The Chimes “I Still Haven’t Found What I Am Looking For”
http://www.youtube.com/wat​ch?v=epWSITIDQW0
The Chimes “Heaven” http://www.youtube.com/wat​ch?v=Ro4kRzOUzgE
The Chimes “Love Comes To Mind” http://www.youtube.com/wat​ch?v=WjjrRhKjNeE

LINDA MURIEL YOUTUBE CLIPS:
Brand New Heavies Ft. Linda Muriel “Got To Give”:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UQKbveDZN9U
Linda Muriel “Here I Go Again”:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7mfkBAUwOg
 

UK SOUL JAM – The ORIGINAL UKSOUL Show

Further web info:
http://www.keepthefaitheve​nts.com/ & http://www.UKSoulJam.Com/ & http://www.keepthefaiithfu​l.com/ & http://twitter.com/uksoulj​am

For all show enquiries & if you would like to perform please email:
keepthefaithful@gmail.com

A KEEP THE FAITH Events Production – www.KeepTheFaithEvents.Com

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