Actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles of Red Dwarf, Robot Warsand Coronation Street fame is also one of the UK’s best loved Funk and Soul DJ’s, will be performing a funk and soul DJ night at The Empire in Belfast on Saturday July 14th.
Broadcasting for 10 years on BBC 6 Music with their primetime Saturday night Funk andSoul show, Craig Charles has gone from strength to strength.
“When BBC 6Music asked me to do a radio show I only had one condition, it has to be afunk & soul show otherwise I wasn’t interested”
And so the Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show came to being right at the very start of 6Music, way back in March 2002. Currently live every Saturday Night for 3 hours between 7pm and 10pm on one of the nation’s most loved music radio stations has garnered Craig global support as one of the UK’s foremost Funk and Soul commentators, DJ’s and promoters of new music.
“Since its inception I have been interested in all varieties of soul and funk music, without imposing any barriers and I am just as enthusiastic about fresh new talent as I am about the classic artists from the golden age of the 60s and 70s”
The list of guests that have been on The Funk And Soul Show speaks for itself.. Gil ScottHeron, James Brown, Roy Ayers, Cymande, Marlena Shaw, Paul Weller & Primal Scream, Terry Callier, Candi Staton, Marva Whitney.
Hip Hop legends, The Roots and the JungleBrothers as well as the leading players of the new school Kokolo, Cut Chemist, SharonJones, Osaka Monaurail, Amp Fiddler, Amy Winehouse, The New Mastersounds, Smooveand Turrell, Quantic, The Apples, The Grits, JTQ, and The Fusion Experience…
THE BELFAST EMPIRE present
CRAIG CHARLES DJ SET
SMOOVE & TURRELL SOUNDSYSTEM
& NI SOUL TROOP
SATURDAY 14TH JULY 2012
Tickets available from The Empire
All Ticketmaster Outlets
24hr Bkg 0844 2774455