Hotshot & Scorcher Social Club
Hotshot & Scorcher Social Club is London International Ska ferstival's new monthly event. The idea behind Hotshot & Scorcher Social Club is to build on the wonderful spirit, atmosphere and friendships forged at London International Ska Festival by creating a series of bespoke monthly events.
Friday 26 July was the launch night at The Fallen Angel in Islington and saw DJ's Little Diane (Ace Cafe) and Mistah Brown (tighten Up) spin the finest Ska, Rocksteady, R&B and Soul tunes all night long.
Mistah Brown runs longstanding club night Tighten Up.
The event attracted a wide range of people all sharing their love for Ska, Soul, Rocksteady, Reggae and general great tunes!
Dennis Bovell, famed for championing Lovers Rock and Dub in the UK was also in attendence. He produced Janet Kay's 'Silly Games', Linton Kwesi Johnson, Marvin Gaye, The Slits, Madness, Fela Kuti amongst many others. On the left is the event organiser Sean Flowerdew who is also the organiser of the LISF.
The next event...
The Offical Freddie Mcgregor Aftershow Party - Studio One Greatest Hits at The Jazz cafe in Camden Town on Thursday 1st August 10.30pm to 2am.
Hosted by the Tighten Up Crew and featuring special guest Seanie T, they'll be spinning the sounds of young Jamacia, hit after hit, scorcher after scorcher from Jamaica's number 1 studio, all night long spinning the sounds of Young Jamaica, Hit after Hit from JA's No1 studio, all night long including the sounds of The Skatalites, Alton Ellis, The Wailing Wailers, Freddie McGregor, Slim Smith, Jackie Mittoo, Don Drummond, The Heptones, Ken Boothe, John Holt, The Maytals, Marcia Griffiths, The Ethiopians, Delroy Wilson, Horace Andy, The Soul Bros. and many many more!
Hotshot & Scorcher members £5 | Non-members £7.50adv / £10 on the door. Tickets from here.
Win a pair of tickets for the 1st Aug event enter our Twitter Comp by retweeting here! Competition closes 5pm Thursday 1st Aug.
Hotshot & Scorcher is London international Ska festivals label and social club - and membership is available to anyone. This will get you free or heavily discounted entry at all their events as well discount on albums and other merch at gigs and some great offers on other shows. Tickets or membership can be bought via the website and more information can be found on their facebook page.