Soul Summit Free Dance Party: DJs Sloppy White, Dave Mata, & Duke Grip

Soul Summit DJs Sloppy White, Dave Mata, & Duke Grip

SOUL SUMMIT STARTED AS AN IDEA... late 2009 after walking around the city and seeing numerous flyers for soul nights. An idea formed. Why not have one night with a delegate from each soul group/crew to celebrate the different types of early soul sounds currently being represented in the city? The idea sprang into action and soon we had three 'residents', Dave Mata, Duke Grip, and Sloppy White. With these three DJs at the core, we also included a rotating roster of guests each month. The original purpose was to challenge attendees with different sounds and to not have a solidified format. Most important, the night is not about the guests but above all the music. With no preference to 'rare' records but records aimed for the dance floor regardless of how rare or common. Soul Summit is not about a 'scene' or alienation. We encourage all people from walks of life to come listen and celebrate early soul music.


Chairman Mao, Mr Fine Wine, Danny Akalespe, Skeme Richards, Frank Raines, E Da Boss, Danny Holloway, Natasha Diggs, Andy Noble, Brad Hales, The Southern Soul Spinners, Cyrus Dayani, King Otto, Cat Fancy, DJ Expo, Tropicaza, Meaty Ogre, Dreas, East of Edens Soul Express, Laurent Reux, Ben Pirani, Qualls, John Phillips, Risa T, Aret Sakalian, Nick Soule, Supreme Court, Steven La Groue, Mo Manley


Fitz & the Tantrums, Black Joe Lewis & the Honeybears*, Charles Bradley & the Menahan Street Band*, DeRobert & the Half-Truths*, Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens, Kings Go Forth*, JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound*, JD McPherson*, Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics*, The Bo-Keys*, The Right Now*, Ikebe Shakedown*, Myron & E*

* = Featured band at Soul Summit

Guest DJ: Monk One (Wax Poetics, Names You Can Trust, New York)

DJ Monk-One, aka Andrew Mason, has DJ-ed in New York City for over fifteen years. He co-founded Wax Poetics Magazine and remains its Contributing Editor. One of NYC's most respected veteran selectors, he is known for his musical diversity, holding residencies at WBAI-FM and many of the finest, funkiest parties in New York City (including APT, Brooklyn Bowl, and Triple Crown to name a small few). Monk has released numerous records through his Brooklyn-based label Names You Can Trust and, as one half of the renowned production squad Greenwood Rhythm Coalition, done remix and original work for artists in the UK, South America, Japan and Europe. He has DJ'ed around the world, from Bogotá to Barbados, Barcelona to Budapest and beyond. Don't miss out to hear and dance to one one of NYC's finest DJs!


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