The Night Owl Finsbury Park Launches Summer Programme of Events, ‘Summer of Soulful Sounds’
Late night bar and music venue The Night Owl Finsbury Park have just announced their programme of Summer events, ‘Summer of Soulful Sounds’, ready to kick off a sunny season of good music. The programme aims to showcase a variety of established and upcoming acts that stem from soul music influences or other retro-inspired sounds.
Launching the programme will be a week of special events with special guest DJs, networking events and live performances from the 27th May to the 1st June.
After launching during socially distanced covid restrictions last July, The Night Owl has worked hard to become the fabulous destination that it is today, offering a variety of live music events, brunches and club nights in the heart of Finsbury Park.
Following in the footsteps of the first Night Owl venue in Birmingham, The Night Owl is a fantastic, 100-cap, independent venue which boasts a bustling nightlife scene, irresistible happy hour deals and its own unique charm and personality. Having hosted big names such as 60’s soul legends The Flirtations, Primal Scream & Soho Radio’s Simone Butler, Ska royalty Rhoda Daka, lots of fresh upcoming talent plus a range of quality tribute acts.
“It was a difficult time opening last year in the middle of Covid restrictions, we had pushed back the launch several times and couldn’t wait any longer, despite this we built up a great following and have had some fantastic events over the past 10 months.
Now we’re ready to take things to the next level and really showcase the kind of music and events that we are about with the new summer programme of events ‘Summer of Soulful Sounds’ kicking off with a fun week of parties and gigs to launch the season from 27th May. We’re delighted to work with some grassroots local live acts, djs and promoters so we’ve tried to offer a selection of these throughout the launch week event and programme. We also try to keep our prices reasonable and affordable for our customers as we know it’s not been an easy ride for anyone.”
Mazzy Snape, Promoter, The Night Owl Venues.
Friday 27th: 12pm – 5pm
iLive presents Lunch n Live with The Smiles Collective (free entry)
A free entry networking mixer hosted by iLive and featuring live music from soul covers band The Smiles Collective.
7pm – late
Club night sampler with Shindig! Magazine DJs, DJ Dek One (The Payback), DJ Burak Cetindag, DJ Simon Drowner, Soul in the Head DJs & NextDoor (free before 10pm, after 10pm £5 advance/more on the door)
Join us for a variety of DJs highlighting our range of club nights including Shindig! Magazine’s Happening!, funk night The Payback and our soul and retro club night Dig?
12pm – 2pm
The Night Owl Radio Show Live from Finsbury Park
With host Mazzy Snape & special guests Dr Bird and Deptford Northern Soul Club.
8pm – 11pm
Nick Corbin & Carmy Love (Big AC Records) (£5 advance, more on the door)
Live music from soul musicians Nick Corbin and Carmy Love of independent soul label “Big AC Records”.
11pm – late
Dig? Soul & Retro Club Night with DJs Mazzy Snape, Jeanie Crystal and Sue Grant (£5 advance, free entry with gig ticket)
The best soul and retro music from 1950s through to 1990s covering Northern Soul, Motown, Funk, Disco, New Wave, Mod, Alternative and more.
Sunday 29th: 5pm – 11pm
Unity Radio presents Unity Sunday with special guest Afrikan Simba, (free entry)
Unity Radio London & The Night Owl presents a party full of energy in a melting pot of black music vibes from the roots
to the reggae dancehall, old school hip hop, funk, ska, 2tones cumbia, calypso and beyond.
Jazz Jam with Bukky Leo Quartet & special guest Claude Deppa, 7pm – 11pm (free entry)
The legendary Silver Bullet Jazz Jam comes back to its original home with special guest Claude Deppa.
8pm-2am, PM Warson Live with Denver Cuss and DJ Robin Murray (Clash Magazine) (£7 advance, more on the door)