Archive for the ‘Mirrorball’ Category
What’s going on in the spangling world of Mirrorball this month and beyond? Well let’s find out from the legend that is Mr Steve Laming…
Mirrorball at Pedro’s Jazz Funk Birthday Party
This Saturday 16th April, Mick Hood and Steve Laming join Des Brolly and Pedro for a jazz funk and jazz dance special at the cosy Kitchen Bar in Preston Street, Brighton from 8pm til 2am. Expect some real vinyl mayhem on an epic acid jazz tip. All welcome no cover charge.
House of the Rising Sun/ Music for Japan UK
Our own Steve Laming represented COR last weekend with his thunderous deep house set in Clapham at a huge Save the Children Japan Fundraiser. With a line up which saw Victor Simonelli fly in from New York and included Rocky, Terry Farley, Trevor Fung, Colin Dale, Lisa Loud, Nancy Noise, Brandon Block, Nicky Holloway and many others, this was one of a series of events to be staged throughout 2011 and more details will follow ahead of the next one.
Durty Sound System/Grapevine 2nd Birthday May 14th
Grapevine celebrate their 2nd birthday with a two floor party at the Kings Pub and Steve Laming will be guesting at this one digging out some red hot classic funk and rare groove.
Funk for Life, Sheffield June 4th
Steve Laming will be spinning a one hour jazz funk set at this event organised by the Sheffield Funk Collective and is a Cancer Research fundraiser at the O2 running from 11pm til 5am.
Hoody back at Vintage
After his stunning set at the Roller Disco at last year’s Vintage Festival our own Mick Hood has been invited back at this year’s event in London and is getting keyed up for this huge event. Full details to follow as soon as available.
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Steve also has his own site on www.stevelaming.moonfruit.co.uk and he has details of some of his other stuff including the Essex Soul Weekender, Med Soul and Egypt Soul.
Thank you Gents, some cracking stuff lined up there!
If you love hearing these fella at COR, don’t forget you can here them doing their discofunksoulboogie in between at MIRRORBALL!
The COR ledgends that are Steve Laming and Mick Hood certain are busy disco bunnies over the coming months – They never stop!
Here’s message from head lounger Laming with the run down on their forthcoming disco manovours…
Dear reclining loungers. In the words of Bob Marley, ‘so much things to say’. Right the official Mirroball Disco Lounge stuff first………
This Friday 4th March we are spinning some tunes for our good mate Des Brolly at his birthday party in the Kitchen Bar in Brighton , free admission.
Then we are back at the Ship Anson, The Hard, Portsmouth for another of our soul by the seaside specials on Saturday March 12th, we kick off at 5pm for another long evening of good stuff, admission is free. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=114697445273863&ref=ts
We are also guesting at our COR buddies Cabaret Voltaire’s party on Friday 1st April at an undisclosed underground venue, also on the bill are the absolutely fantastic Wolf Music so that will be big. Check out Cabaret Voltaire’s fb page cos there are some free tickets up for grabs. https://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=137187056295536&ref=ts
The House of Spirit, The White House, Clapham this Saturday 5th March, can’t wait for this one and brilliant to be on the bill with Terry Farley, Steven Proctor, Jonny Nelson, Steve Altman etc, tickets are £10 nearly all gone but message me if you need one. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=185629424794007&ref=ts
June 4th Cancer Resarch Fund Raiser, Funk for Life at the O2 in Sheffield. I’m making a rare excursion up north and will be spinning a jazz funk set for this briliant cause. Again, message me for tickets please. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=172196202821318&ref=ts
Also in June is the Essex Soul Weekend, 17th-19th , which will be another brilliant do as it’s put together by the Med Soul/Egypt Soul team. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=177743425572442&ref=ts
September 17th-24th Med Soul. https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=110623078948776&ref=ts
We should also have really exciting news of the next COR party in our next message.
Now that may have all seemed like some fairly heavy hitting promotional news and that’s really not what we’re all about so here’s an insight into the sutff we check out on the net, for disco, house and re-edit news Resident Advisor is the nuts….http://www.residentadvisor.net
and for good soulful stuff we recommend a group called Pure Grooves run by a real soulhead James Murphy, the magazine is really good and recommend you sign up…http://www.jamesmurphyenterprises.co.uk/puregrooves/index.htm?from=@
Ok that was a farily weighty pile of stuff and apologies if we’ve overloaded you but we do http://www.jamesmurphyenterprises.co.uk/puregrooves/index.htm?from=@like to communicate. Hope to see you at a party soon, wherever whenever…………
Well thanks for that Steve – I don’t know how you find the time!
Looks like some cracking stuff lined up, try and get down to watch these disco masters doing what they do best.
Hopefully see you at the front!
Hello COR party people, hope this message find your fine, well and dandy.
COR’s disco vets the Southsea coast disco soul boys Steve Laming and Mick Hood has been draft in to assist Brighton buddy and staple Des Brolly, to whip up a proper jazzfunk groove to celebrate Mr Nick’s birthday at his very own lovely Kitchen Bar, Preston Street, Brighton.
Crackin little bar and without doubt crackin tunes. If you’re in Brigthton, make sure you stick you head in. Gonna be a COR-ker!
Hav a good one chaps!