Kirkdale Funk Weekender


United Sound of Sydenham, Sugahill Cafe and The Bricklayers Arms present Kirkdale Funk Weekender. 24 hours of rare soul and Funk played on original vinyl, everything from 60s R&B through to modern soul and 70s funk featuring some of the UK’s finest rare soul and funk DJs.

All sessions are free entry and all are welcome. We’re expecting to attract Soul and Funk aficionados, party people and music lovers from all over South London and beyond.

Weekend DJs all booked and ready to play:

Adam Maxwell (Family Affair) - Ady Lupton (VaVaVoom) – Andrew Westbury (Eldica) - Andy Higgs (Headnod) - Brett Franklin (Soul Blast) - Chris Arch (Sugahill/Kirkdale Funk) - Claire Kalvis (Soul Blast) - Daniel Brooker (Dynamite Soul) - Dan Ganners (Sunday Social) - Dave Browne (Sunday Social/Kirkdale Funk) - Graham Parker (Headnod) – Joel Maslin (100 club/Va Va Voom) - Kevin Johansen (Rocket) - Mark Rickards (Flipside - Manchester) - Martin Haddock (Flipside – Manchester) - Ollie Jones (So&Soul) - Roual Galloway (Love Vinyl/Cordial Recordings) - Shaun Arnold (Walls of Heartache) – Wayne Fatshoolaces (Dynamite Soul)

Date Time Venue

Friday 8 June 6pm – 11pm Sugahill Café, 250 Kirkdale, Sydenham, SE26 4NL

Saturday 9 June 12pm – 6pm Sugahill Café, 250 Kirkdale, Sydenham, SE26 4NL

Saturday 9 June 7pm – 1am Bricklayers Arms, 189 Dartmouth Road, Sydenham, SE26 4QY

Sunday 10 June 12pm – 7pm Sugahill Café, 250 Kirkdale, Sydenham, SE26 4NL

We’re inspired by premier UK events - Different Strokes, SoulFunktion, Flipside, and Dynamite Soul.

Complimentary food on Saturday night at The Brick, courtesy of The Bricklayers Arms and a barrel of premium lager and real ale on at a special weekender price. A Top Sydenham pub, at the heart of the community.

Complimentary bucks fizz, seafood and sushi for early arrivals on the Sunday session at Sugahill. We start the day with Djs from Flipside & Soul Blast – deep sweet soul and crossover to ease us into the day -from the best DJs in the game.

This is a Sydenham promotion from start to finish - seafood from Ells Eels and our friends at 161 will be playing our weekender Dj mixes over the weekend of event.