Festivals & Weekender


Maceo Parker. Photo©: Carsten Wässerling

There is not much better than spending a good time with good music and good friends. Find some recommendations for Festivals and Weekenders that are worth a visit. Find Informations about the events and how to book them.

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Luxury Soul Weekender | UK
5th to 7th January | Blackpool
Homepage | Line-up | Facebook

Fun in the sun | Spain
19th to 26th January | Tenerife
Bookings and Info | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event: Elle Cee, Kingpinn

Legends of Soul | UK
26th to 29th January | Skegness Resort
Homepage | Booking | Facebook
Headliner: The Stylistics, Sheila Ferguson, Heatwave, Odissey and more

Soultrain Cruise | USA
27th January to 3rd February |
Fort Lauderdale, Aruba, Curacao
Homepage | Booking 
Line-Up: Charlie Wilson, Eddie Levert,
Pointer Sisters, The Whispers, Gerald Alston,
Howard Hewett, The Trammps and many more

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Soulanza | Spain
1st to 8th February | Lanzarote
Homepage | Bookings | Line-Up | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event: Les Knott

Vybe 2018 | UK
17th to 18th February | Preston, Hallmark Hotel
Facebook for Tickets and Info
Line-Up: Hil St. Soul, Carmichael Music Lover
DJs: Colin Curtis, Groove Assassin, Paul Garland and more

Cotswold Soul Park Weekender | UK
23th to 25th February | Cotswold Park, Gloucestershire
Bookings | Facebook
Line-Up: Diane Shaw | Lew Kirton |
DJs: Paul Garland, Gavin Page and more


Soul Weekender | UK
2nd to 5th March | Bognor Regis Resort
Homepage | Booking | Facebook
Headliner: Brit Funk Association, Mary Wilson, Heather Small, Junior and more

WMC / Miami Music Week | USA
20th to 25th March, Different Venues in Miami
Homepage | Tickets | Facebook

Liverpool Disco Festival 4 | UK
30th March – 1st April | Liverpool
Check Facebook for more Info


Baltic Soul Weekender #12 | Germany
20th to 22nd April | Weißenhäusser Strand
Homepage | Line-Up | Tickets | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event: Ferry Ultra | Mr. Brown

Soul Weekender | UK
20th to 23rd April | Minehead
Homepage | Booking | Facebook
with: Billy Ocean, Shalamar, Shakatak, Natasha Watts

Jazzfest Bonn | Germany
26th April to 12th May | Different Venues, Bonn
Homepage | Line-Up | Tickets
with: Nils Landgren | Ed Motta & Incognito | Lyambiko

Soul Shakers Weekender #13 | Germany
27th to 29th April | Bamberg
Homepage | Line-Up and Info to follow

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Cheltenham Jazz Festival | UK
2nd to 7th May | Montpellier Gardens, Cheltenham
Homepage | Bookings | Facebook
Headliner announced: Randy Crawford, Christian McBride Band, Beth Hart, Kamasi Washington

West Coast Weekender | USA
3rd to 6th May | San Diego, California
Homepage | Bookings | Facebook
Headliner: Purple Disco Machine, LTJ Bukem, Marques Wyatt, Miguel Migs, Osunlade, Sunshine Jones, Rich Medina and more

Tribetambor Cruise | USA
4thto 7th May | Miami-Bahamas
Homepage | Tickets | DJ Line-Up includes
Terry Hunter, Zepherin Saint, Jihad Muhammad, Ian Friday, Mark Francis and more

Caister Soul Weekend | UK
4th to 7th May | Caister
Homepage | Bookings | Facebook

Bolbeats | Croatia
5th to 12th May | Bol (isle of Brac)
Homepage | Line-Up | Tickets | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event:
Natasha Watts | Lenny Fontana | Opolopo |
Elle Cee | Kingpinn | Paul Garland

Conscious In The Carribean | Tobago
8th to 18th May | Tobago
Website and Bookings | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event:
Anna Cee | Paris Cesvette

Soul in the Algarve | Portugal
10th to 17th May | Faro
Homepage | Bookings | Facebook

Go-Ibiza | Spain
18th to 21st May | Ibiza
Homepage | Line-Up | Tickets | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event: Ralf Gum | Opolopo | Paris Cesvette

Defected Ibiza | Spain
Sundays – 20th May to 7th October | Eden, Ibiza
Homepage | Line-Up to follow | Tickets

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Summer Breeze Soulweek | Greece
3rd to 10th June | Corfu
Homepage | Bookings | Line-Up to follow | Facebook

Southporthweekender Festival | UK
9th June 2018 | Finsbury Park, London
HomepageFacebook | Line-Up and Ticketinfo to follow

Blackpool Soul Weekender #3 | UK
15th to 17th June 2018 | Wintergardens, Blackpool
Homepage | Facebook | Tickets | Line-Up
Groovefinder’s involved: Paul Garland

Liverpool Soul Weekender | UK
22nd to 24 June 2018 | Buyers Club, Liverpool
Facebook | Tickets

Sònar Barcelona #25 | Spain
24th to 26th June 2018 | Venues in Barcelona
Homepage | Line-Up | Tickets 
with: Black Coffee | Laurent Garnier | Tony Humphries

Rimini Rare Soul Weekender #15 / Italy
29th Jun to 1st July 2018 /


Jazz Open Stuttgart #25 / Germany
12th to 20th July / Different Venues in Stuttgart
Homepage | Tickets | Schedule
Headliner: Jamiroquai, Gregory Porter, Jamie Cullum & Joss Stone

North Sea Jazz Festival | The Netherlands
13th to 15th July | Rotterdam
Homepage | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up to follow

A Day To Remember Alldayer | UK
14th July | Rum & Sugar, London Canary Wharf
Facebook | Tickets
Line-Up: Vick Lavender, Elbert Phillips, Dr. Bob Jones and more

Suncebeat #9| Croatia
18th to 25th July | Tisno
Homepage and Tickets
Full Line-up to follow

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Margate Soul Festival | UK
3rd to 5th August | Margate
Homepage | Tickets | Facebook | Line-up to follow

Campsoul Music Festival | UK
25th to 26th August | Grove Farms, Oxfordshire
Homepage | Info | Facebook


Salou Soul Weekender | Spain
30th August – 5th September | Costa Daurada
Homepage | Tickets | Line-Up to follow | Facebook

South of France #4 | France
31st August -3rd September | Calvisson
Facebook-Event | Facebook Group

Bornemouth Soul Weekend | UK
14th to 16th September | Bornemouth
Facebook | Tickets and Line-Up see Facebook

Vocal Booth Weekender | Spain
14th to 19th September | Campoamor
Homepage | Facebook
| Ticketsale starts in February

The Northern Soul Survivors | UK
22nd to 25th September | Skegness Resort
Homepage | Booking | Facebook
Headliner: P.. Arnold, Brenda Holloway, Dean Parrish, Lorraine Silver and more

Mi-Biza 2018 | Spain
27th September to 2nd October | Ibiza
Homepage and Bookings | Line-up to follow

Caister Soul Weekend | UK
28th to 30th September | Caister
Homepage | Bookings | Facebook

Soul Weekender | UK
28th September to 1st October | Bognor Regis Resort
Homepage | Booking | Facebook
Headliner: The Three Degrees, more to follow

Soul Train Does Ibiza | Spain
29th September to 2nd October | Punta Arabi
Facebook for more Info

Bolsoul 4 | Croatia
13th to 20th October | Bol (Isle of Brac)
Changed to 29th September to 6th October
Homepage | Tickets | Line-Up | Facebook

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Lagoona Soul | Turkey
6th to 13th October | Hisaronu
Homepage | Tickets | Line-Up | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event: Les Knott

ADE – Amsterdam Dance Event |
The Netherlands
18th to 22nd October | Venues in Amsterdam
Homepage | Infos Tickets | Infos Line-Up


EFG London Jazz Festival | UK
10th to 19th November | Different Venues in London
Homepage | Facebook | Line-Up to follow

SSW 8 | UK
23rd to 25th November | Silloth
Homepage | Facebook


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