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LEON WARE Live At I.A.H, Islington, London, N1: Friday February 1st 2013

LEON WARE Live At Islington Assembly Hall, Upper St, Islington, London, N1 (UK): Friday February 1st 2013

Friday Feb 1st 2013: LEON WARE Live At Islington Assembly Hall, London, N1, 7pm.

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Soul legend Leon Ware produced and wrote classics for Marvin Gaye, Minnie Riperton & more recently Maxwell in addition to his own classic Soul artist career. A rare opportunity to catch a Soul pioneer live featuring his classics “I Want You”, “Inside My Love”, “Sumthin, Sumthin” & more live.
Leon’s band features Bluey from Incognito on guitar + support from Hannah Williams & The Tastemakers + Linda Muriel’s Afrosymphony + Keep The Faith DJs K15 & Paul Aaaron on the night at Islington Assembly Hall, Upper St, London N1: 7pm-11pm

In association with KeepTheFaithEvents.com


FURTHER INFO:


ADDRESS:
Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall Upper Street, London, N1 2UD

TRANSPORT: Highbury & Islington, Angel Tube Stations

MAP & DIRECTIONS: https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Assembly+Hall+Islington+N1+2UD&hl=en&sll=51.530586%2C-0.093126&sspn=0.030275%2C0.077162&vpsrc=0&t=m&z=16

TIMES: 7pm-11pm

PRICE:
from £20

DRESS CODE: None.
A strictly 18+ age venue.

LEON WARE: Leon Ware is a key figure in Soul music, fundamental to Keep The Faith’s musical tastes and ethos. In addition to Leon’s own solo career Leon has written, arranged and produced many classic Soul tracks and albums with all time Legendary artists such as Marvin Gaye, Minnie Ripperton, Curtis Mayfield, Maxwell and more.
“I Want You” – the album and single by Marvin Gaye were written and produced by Leon Ware as was Minnie Riperton’s “Inside Your Love” & more recently Maxwell’s “Sumthing, Sumthing”. Leon’s own albums inc. classic’s like “Why I Came To California” have received huge cult status on the Raregroove and Rare Soul scenes.
1 of KTF’s mantra’s is – make sure you catch a Soul legend live – in their life time – True Soul fans – you owe it to yourselves not to miss this Feb 1st 2013 show.
Leon Ware’s live band will feature Bluey from Incognito on guitar.
With support from Linda Muriel’s Afro Symphony & Hannah Williams + Keep The Faith DJs K15 & Paul Aaaron

Further info:

keepthefaithevents.com
Email: info@keepthefaithevents.com
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Marsha Ambrosius Live At I.A.H., London, N1, UK: February 24th And 25th 2013

NOTICE – UPDATE ON MARSHA AMBROSIUS HEALTH & CANCELLATIONS:
Regarding Marsha Ambrosius’s cancellation of Dec 19th & 20th 2012 due to ill health here’s a copy of Marsha’s Doctors note that she posted publicly on twitter: http://instagram.com/p/TdsSuZN6LD/

We put life and health before gigs and events at KTF – we wish Marsha a full recovery ASAP. 

Our twitter feed at http://twitter.com/keepthefaithful can be viewed by all easily on a PC or phone regardless of whether you’re a twitter member & will reach quicker than a mass email-out. Due to the mechanics of how mass email outs work they may arrive much later than when sent which is why we post on publicly on twitter too. Everyone who purchased a ticket who left an email should now have been emailed.
Your email may have arrived after our twitter feed update..

Regardless of which artist, event or promoter – in this net age we always recommend checking the net and your emails before leaving for gigs and events regarding situations like this. Thanks for your continued patience, understanding, attendance and loyal support.
Thanks for keeping the faith in good, Soul music, KTF.

Marsha Ambrosius Live At IAH, London, N1, UK: Feb 24th & Feb 25th 2013

FEB 24th & 25th 2013: MARSHA AMBROSIUS Live At IAH, London, N1, 7pm + Special Guests TBA
+ Keep The Faith DJs K15 & Paul Aaaron & The Neutronics.
+ Live support from Sharon Rose & SiiLHOUETTE(Feb 24th), Bashiyra & Jesse Gamage(Feb 25th).
Venue: Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall, Upper St, London N1: 7pm-11pm. Tickets from £22.50.

Marsha Ambrosius Dec 2012 KTF AGMP JPEG 3

FURTHER INFO:


ADDRESS:
Islington Assembly Hall, Islington Town Hall Upper Street, London, N1 2UD

TRANSPORT:
Highbury & Islington, Angel Tube Stations

MAP & DIRECTIONS:
https://maps.google.com/maps?q=Assembly+Hall+Islington+N1+2UD&hl=en&sll=51.530586%2C-0.093126&sspn=0.030275%2C0.077162&vpsrc=0&t=m&z=16
TIMES: 7pm-11pm

PRICE:
From £22.50

DRESS CODE:
None.
A strictly 18+ age venue.

MARSHA AMBROSIUS:

December 19th & 20th 2012 sees the long awaited return visit from the USA of UKSoul star Marsha Ambrosius. It’s been a while since her last UK show & this will be her first UK show since achieving her first USA No.1 with her album “Late Nights & Early Mornings”.
Now with regular playlisting from BET and shows up and down the USA Marsha has well and truly won the USA’s ears. Marsha continues to collab’ with other artists inc. Slum Village and Daley. Performing her new album on the night + brand new material from her forthcoming album “Friends & Lovers” + Floetry favorites. Keep The Faith brought the UK Marsha’s first solo performance after her band the influential celebrated UK NeoSoul act Floetry split up. That show sold out quickly and another road block is anticipated for this Dec 19th 2012 London show – buy your tickets asap to avoid disappointment. +

On the night there will be support from:

Keep The Faith DJ’s K15 & Paul Aaaron + The Neutronics
On Feb 24th live support from Sharon Rose & SiiLHOUETTE
+ special guests TBA
On Feb 25th live support from Bashiyra & Jesse Gamage.
+ special guests TBA

Essential London Soul Events – In association with Keep The Faith Events.


Further info:

http://keepthefaithevents.com/
Email: info@keepthefaithful.com
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MARSHA AMBROSIUS – LONDON UK 2012 – LIVE SHOWS – UPDATE: Due to overwhelming demand a second London, UK Marsha Ambrosius show has been added for December 2012. Marsha Ambrosius Live At IAH, London, N1 on Wednesday December 19th 2012, … Continue reading

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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