James Walsh live at St. Paul's, Worthing

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We’re delighted to announce James Walsh live at stunning former church, St. Paul's, Worthing, Saturday 01 June 2019…

James recorded his latest album ‘Tiger On The Bridge’ in front of an audience of fans at RAK Studios in London, there was even a successful marriage proposal during the recording which James orchestrated on behalf of the groom-to-be. The album will be released on Friday 31st May and James will be heading out on the road to showcase the album and some Starsailor favourites in May and June this year - don’t miss out on this special solo acoustic show!

James said; ‘I’ve been lucky enough to have had some amazing moments creating music over the years that I’m immensely proud of. But there was something particularly special about this experience. Writing these songs has helped me through a turbulent time in my life & recording it in front of the fans & people I work with who’ve been so supportive over the years felt like the perfect way to do it’

Don’t miss out and grab your tickets today…

Just Announced // Norman Jay MBE Returns to Worthing 2019

Don’t Miss Out! The king of funk & soul returns to Worthing this September 2019…

Norman Jay MBE is unquestionably one of most respected and popular DJs in the world today. Born in Notting Hill, Jay played his first gig aged 8 at a 10th birthday party. Influenced by his father’s record collection of blue beat, ska and jazz, by the late 1970s he was considered an emerging authority on contemporary Afro-American music including funk, disco, soul and jazz fusion

During a series of late-70s trips to New York, visiting family, Norman was inspired by the city’s unique and vibrant club scene, and on his return to the UK teamed up with his brother, Joey, to build the Good Times Sound System, playing funk, soul and disco at Notting Hill Carnival. Cementing his reputation as co-founder of, and prime selector on, the then London pirate radio station KISS FM. Jay originally coined the term, and subsequently fostered the emerging ‘Rare Groove’ scene, filling the airwaves andmany warehouse parties under his Shake and Fingerpop guises, with the best in 70s & 80s grooves and nascent house cuts. Pushing the boundaries of the UK’s emerging club culture he went on to co-found the first ‘Paradise Garage’ style club in Britain –‘High On Hope’, and, alongside kindred spirit Gilles Peterson, Norman established the Talkin’ Loud label, spearheading the Acid Jazz scene.

Throughout the late 80s and 90s, Jay continued to build a reputation as one of the world’s most popular DJs, packing clubs to the rafters wherever he played, taking the underground sounds of rare groove and house firmly into the mainstream. The turn of the century saw Norman Jay assume the role of elder statesman, receiving an MBE from the Queen for services to deejaying and music.

Most recently he has taken his legendary Good Times parties to the East of London, sharing the carnival vibes with venues including St John at Hackney Church, Oval Space and Mick’s Garage. His latest compilation ‘Mister Good Times’ released with Sunday Best Recordings captures the true spirit of Good Times, ‘People who used to come to arrive early doors carnival will know exactly what this is about,”says Norman. Continuing his burgeoning work as a broadcaster, and playing an eclectic mix of black and dance music across the globe as the deejay’s DJ, Norman Jay remains at the forefront of club culture continually converting generations of clubbers to the cause, championing new sounds, yet never forgetting his musical roots, thus guaranteeing nothing but the ‘Good Times’

Coming next | Tim Burgess live at St. Paul's, Worthing

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COMING NEXT | TIM BURGESS Live at St. Paul’s, Worthing, Friday 01 February 2019

As part of Independent Venue Week and his 2019 solo tour, Tim Burgess, best known as lead singer of The Charlatans - he's also recorded three solo albums - and one collaboration album with Peter Gordon. Tim's latest outing, As I Was Now, a brilliant set of songs recorded nearly 10 years ago with an all star line up - released on record store day to huge critical acclaim. His O Genesis label mates Average Sex will not only support - they also become his backing band, The Anytime Minutes

For nearly 10 years, Tim Burgess's label has released the wonderful, the groundbreaking and, sometimes, what can only be described as the weird. From his own solo output to Ian Rankin's debut recording on vinyl, a re-imagining of Jodrell Bank's audio archive a a dance floor banger and a record that slowly disintegrates, after a battle with the record player's needle.

Tim has put together a line up with labelmates Average Sex and The Silver Field with a headline set from his very own band Tim Burgess & The Anytime Minutes.

The Silver Field make beautiful, ethereal soundscapes in the style of This Mortal Coil with Average Sex knocking out 3 minute wonders that it's hard not to pogo to - don't miss out!