CELEBRATING 15 YEARS OF SOULTRAIN 1992-2007.
We would like to thank all followers of soultrain for holding it down and for your tremendous support over the last 15 years - we've had a BLAST.
The highlights over the last 15 years include Glastonbury Dance Tent -14,000 funksters-funkin it up, Dedicated Soul shows on first what was Eagle Radio and now Bristol's STAR Radio , SOUL'd out new years eve at Ashton Court Mansions appearances with The Fatback Band, Jazzy B soul to soul, Alexander O Neal, Gil Scott Heron , Edwin Starr, Sister Sledge, Rose Royce, Real Thing , Average White Band, Heatwave, Imigination , Pee Wee Ellis and Martine Girault etc.
Quoted by Massive Attack as early influencers on the Bristol Sound Adrain & Steve Ashby's / Avon Soul Army's funk 45's are legendary.
On the 29th of December we celebrated 15 years of Soultrain with all the original Soultrain DJ's back together again for their last and final appearance together. What started off as a one off event 29th dec 1992 -15 years on has now become one of the longest running club nights in the country. Our thanks to John Stallard , Andy Smith, Adrain Ashby , Steve Phillips Paul Alexander and Steve Ashby -all who have all now 'retired from bank holiday sundays ' for their contribution to Soultrain over the years.
FUTURE SOULTRAIN post 2008 will re-emerge mixing up old and new soul styles on a retro tip fronted by STAR Radio and Soultrain presenter Ricky 2 Tuff , representing Passion Radio will be Brother Nick , with Soultrain's very own Greg Alexander , with MC Bandyt + guests /friends of soultrain Mike Shaw, Al B & Jerry L and new for 2008 Mike Ashley's Life & Soul Promotions/Soul Freedom bossing room 2 nu soul, modern soul - keeping it real.