MARGATE SOUL FESTIVAL
The countdown has begun – we are just days away from Margate Soul Festival. Another weekend in the Mi-Soul calendar packed full of soulful goodness.
Margate is ready to host over 100 DJ’s across 10 venues and feature live performances from an all-star international line up. Appearing on the new Red Stripe Sunset Stage and the Main Hall on Saturday 5th August will be ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT, Gwen Dickey of ROSE ROYCE, MARC EVANS, TREVOR NELSON and PAUL TROUBLE ANDERSON.
If that is not enough to satisfy any soul palette, it continues on Carnival Sunday with Jazz funk legends THE BLACKBYRDS, Latin Soul & Salsa stalwarts JOE BATAAN and GERARDO FRISINA with an exclusive MSF performance by MF ROBOTS formed by JAN KINCAID founder of the Brit Jazz & Funk band BRAND NEW HEAVIES.
Our very own TOM GLIDE will showcase his brand new album DIVAS GOT SOUL with guest vocalists SEL, CHIDI & HIL ST SOUL. Singer, songwriter GREG BLACKMAN will also be appearing.
Added to this impressive lineup, will be free activities taking place across the Old Town from midday Saturday & Sunday, including for the very first time a Spoken Word, Open Mic and Workshop corner located at the all new Beet Bar. ‘Spoken @ Margate Soul Festival’, will feature some of the biggest names to headline Margate’s Soul Food & Street Sonnets poetry night and this is all happening by the sea!
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