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Black Sheep Hotspots

Soul City Ibiza - once again it's on!  

By Mark Devlin | 07 June 2011
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
If imitation really is the kindest form of flattery, then the team behind Soul City in Ibiza can be sure they've got a winning formula. There's been an intense bout of competition in recent times - some of it very close to home - but Soul City remains the island's… Continue>
Any 'urban' club night that deviates from the usual predictable fare of hybrid pop dance is to be welcomed these days, (especially by the Black Sheep Mag team!) and we found an absolute gem a few months ago when Supa Dupa Fly launched monthly at the legendary Jazz Cafe in… Continue>
The promoters behind the UK's legendary Southport Weekender are de-camping to the Adriatic coast of Croatia this Summer, for their second foray with the Suncebeat Festival, offering the same diverse mix of soulful black music as its UK counterpart. Continue>

Plug & Play Festival

By Mark Devlin | 01 June 2011
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
Plug and play is a non-profit organisation set up by a collective of successful media professionals focused on delivering a unique annual charitable event. This year’s event is in aid of Cancer Research UK. www.cancer.org.uk and will be held at the Westbourne Studios in West London's Portobello area. Continue>

Rude Love @ Bliss, Southampton, every Saturday

By Mark Devlin | 19 April 2011
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
In an era where many peoples' understanding of the term 'R&B' is 'Rihanna & Beyonce', where Soulja Boy is cited as a sick hip-hop lyricist, and where the same 20 songs are guaranteed to be played every Friday night in every High Street venue in the land ... you could… Continue>
Soulful legend Greg Edwards' sessions on Capital Radio's Soul Spectrum have long since passed into legend. He's still active on the clubland circuit, too, and on Friday 25th March, he touches down alongside key player DJ Mr Jay for a jam at the plush Mandolay Hotel in Guildford. Continue>
Black Sheep Mag will be in the house for a big urban event in Scotland this month. Deuces comes courtesy of DJ Fabulous and DJ P45, Edinburgh's hardest-working promoters/ DJs, and touches down at Sportsters near Waverley Station on fortnightly Saturdays. Continue>

Supa Dupa Fly @ The Jazz Cafe, London

By Mark Devlin | 28 February 2011
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
Just got this in from our friends at Supa Dupa Fly @ The Jazz Cafe, London. Any night that deals with nothing but 90s jams is right up Black Sheep's musical street!  Here's what they say about it: Continue>

Soundsational

By Mark Devlin | 24 January 2011
Published in: Black Sheep Hotspots
With unimaginative town centre venues thrashing it out for custom by peddling the same tried-and-tested commercial fare, specialist black music nights are becoming all the more rare. Happily, there's a quality a new session kicking off this month in Farnborough by the name of Soundsational that promises to buck the… Continue>
For any Black Sheep heads who happen to be headed to Ibiza this Summer, a visit to Soul City, the island's original party spot for R&B, hip-hop and everything in between, remains essential. Continue>
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