Festivals & Weekender

top 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 Information 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

Dirtybird Campout East | USA
2nd to 4th February | St. Cloud, Florida
Website | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: Claptone, LTJ Bukem, Hector Romero,
Marshall Jefferson, Seth Troxler and more

Costa Del Soul Winterbreak | Spain
3rd to 8th February | Benalmadena
Website & Bookings | Facebook

Ghetto Heaven Weekender | UK
9th to 11th February | Burlington Palm Hotel, Great Yarmouth

Vybe 2018 | UK
17th to 18th February | Preston, Hallmark Hotel
Facebookfor 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

Babylon Festival | Australia
23th to 25th February | Carapooee, Victoria
Website | Facebook
Line-Up: Derrick Carter, Dominik Eulberg,
Laurent Garnier and many more


Prestatyn Soul Weekender | North Wales
1st to 5th March | Prestatyn Holiday Park
Homepage | Booking | Facebook
40 DJs in 5 Areas | Line-Up to be announced soon

Family Affair Soul Weekend | UK
2nd to 4th March | Hunstanton Norfolk
Homepage | Facebook

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

Hayling Island Spring Soul & Reggae | UK
9th to 11th March | Mill Rythe Holiday Park
Website | Bookings | Line-Up

Bristol Jazz & Blues Festival | UK
15th to 18th March | Colston Hall, Bristol
Homepage | Facebook
Line-Up includes: Incognito/Carleen Anderson,
Lee Konitz, Freakpower, James Taylor Quartet

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

Worldwide Festival | Switzerland
22nd to 25th March | Leysin, Switzerland
Homepage | Tickets | Line-Up | Facebook

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


MFSB Alldayer | Scotland
1st April | The Street, Edinburgh
Line-Up: Nicky Siano, Yogi Haughton, Dave Elders,
Liam Gorman and more

Brighton Beach Party 7 | UK
Alldayer 1st April | Brighton
Homepage | Facebook

Back To 95 Birthday | UK
1st April | Ministry of Sound, London
Line-Up includes Todd Terry and Barbara Tucker

The White Lion Soul Alldayer | UK
1st April | The White Lion SW 16, London
Facebook | Line-Up to follow

Singapore Jazz Festival | Singapore
6th to 8th April | Marina Bay Sands
Homepage | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: Ms. Lauryn Hill, Jamie Cullum,
Lalah Hathaway, Incognito, Leee John & Omar,
Brand New Heavies, Parov Stelar

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

Barcelona Jazz Dance Weekender | Spain
20th to 22nd April | Different Venues, Barcelona
Line-Up: Perry Louis, Kev Beadle, Melody Nelson and more

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

Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival | Spain
25th to 30th April | Sa Coma, Mallorca
Homepage | Tickets | Line-Up | Facebook
with: Incognito, Shakatak,
Euge Groove, Tim Bowman and more

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

Brixton Disco Festival | UK
28th April | Different Venues in Brixton
Facebook | Bookings 
Line-Up: Jocelyn Brown, Crazy P, Ray Mang and others

The Ibiza Soul Week | Spain
29th April to 6th May | Punta Arabi, Ibiza
DJs: Dr. Bob Jones, Ashley Beedle, Terry Jones
Grumpy Brown, David Lyn, Geoff Allman

The Soul You Need | Germany
30th April | Alter Güterbahnhof, Kiel
Live: SouLutions | DJs: Natasha Kitty Katt
Les Knott, Tam Brown, Max Kater

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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

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

Kavos Soul & Reggae Week | Greece
14th to 21st May | Kavos, Corfu Island
Website | Bookings | Facebook
Groovefinder’s at this Event:
Darren Bull | Ian Gloss | Natasha Watts

North Lancs Soul Festival | UK
18th to 20th May | Morecambe, Lancashire
Website | Tickets | DJs

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

St. Pauli R&B Weekender | Germany
24th to 27th May | Different Locations, Hamburg
Line-Up: Liam Large, Fonsoul,
Henrik Akerberg, John Berchtold and many more

Bless The Funk Weekender | UK
25th to 27th May | The Kursaal, Southend-on-Sea
Website | Facebook

South East Soul Festival | UK
26th May | Garon Park, Southend-on-Sea
Facebook | Tickets
Line-Up: Incognito, The Brand New Heavies, Trevor Nelson, Norman Jay

Happy Days Festival | UK
26th and 27th May | Imber Court, Esher (Surrey)
Website | Line-Up | Tickets
with Gloria Gaynor, Kid Creole, Barbara Tucker,
Byron Stingily, Al McKay’s Earth Wind & Fire,
Natasha Watts

Alfresco Festival | UK
25th to 27th May | Hop Farm Kent
Website | Tickets
with: Derrick Carter, Hercules & Love Affair, Horse Meat Disco and more

Love 4 Music Festival | UK
27th May | The Pavilion, Huddersfield
Website | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: Alexander O’Neal, Omar, Gwen Dickey, Aswad, Joyce Sims, Carl McIntosh and more

The Summer Soul BBQ | UK
27th May | Hastings, East Sussex
Website | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: The Brand New Heavies, Big Daddy Kane,
Incognito, Sugarhill Gang, Jungle Brothers

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Elbjazz Festival | Germany
1st + 2nd June | Hamburg Harbour
Website | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: Michael Wollny, Tony Allen,
Nils Landgren, China Moses and more

Suite Soul Alldayer | Scotland
2nd June | Park Hotel Kilmarnock
Facebook | Tickets via Mail
Line-Up: Al Kent, Terry Jones, Bob Jeffries, Jeff Young, Marie Garaccio and more

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

Essential Soul 2 Alldayer | UK
9th June | The Orchid Hotel, Bornemouth
DJs: Graham Grumpy Brown, Bill Griffin, Ralph Tee
David Lyn, Grant Fisher, Soul Sam and more

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

Licks 7 – Rhythm Assembly | UK
15th to 17th June |The Grand Pier, Weston-super-Mare
Website | Facebook

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 24th June 2018 | Buyers Club, Liverpool
Facebook | Tickets

Northern Soul Weekender Bridlington | UK
22nd to 24th June 2018
Website | Tickets

Summer Soulstice 2018 | UK
23rd June | Old Elizabethans, Barnet

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

Southern Soul Montenegro | Montenegro
28th June to 1st July | Dolcinium Beach Club, Ulcinj
Homepage | Tickets | Line-Up
Robert Glasper, Glenn Underground, DJ Spen, Shuya Okino,
Phil Asher, Dom Servini, Zepherin Saint, Paul Trouble Anderson

Love Supreme Festival | UK
29th June to 1st July | Glynde Place, Sussex
Website | Tickets
Line-Up: Earth, Wind & Fire, more to be announced

Beat Bunker | UK
29th June to 1st July | Malvern, Worcestershire
Website | TicketsFacebook

Hayling Island Weekender #6 | UK
29th June to 2nd July 2018 | Mill Rythe Holiday Village
Facebook Event for Bookings and Line-Up

Rimini Rare Soul Weekender #15 | Italy
29th June to 1st July 2018 | Coconuts disco & garden, Rimini

2Day House Music Festival | USA
30th June/1st July | Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey


Chosen Few DJS Picnic & Festival #28 | USA
7th July | Jackson Park, Chicago
Website | Facebook

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
Website | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up to follow

North East Chilli Festival | UK
13th to 15th July | Blyth, Northumberland
Website | Tickets
Live: Smoove & Turrell, SouLutions and many more

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

Essence Festival | USA
5th to 8th August | New Orleans
Homepage | Tickets
Line-Up: Janet Jackson, Jill Scott & Erikah Badu
Mary J. Blige, Fantasia, Idris Elba, Teddy Riley and more

Defected Croatia | Croatia
7th to 14th August | Garden Resort Tisno
Homepage | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: Masters At Work, Derrick Carter,
Dimitri From Paris, Todd Terry, DJ Spen and more

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

Cool Britannia Festival | UK
31st August to 2nd September | Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire
Website | Tickets | Line-Up
Line-Up includes: Jazzie B., Todd Terry, Angie Brown, Alison Limerick, Urban Cookie Collective, N-Trance


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

Costa Del Soul | Spain
12th to 21st October | Belmaneda
Website & Bookings | Facebook

3rd Algarve Smooth Jazz Festival | Portugal
16th to 21st October | Villa Vita Parc, Porches
Website | Tickets | Line-up to follow

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


Leverkusener Jazztage | Germany
8th to 18th November, Different Venues, Leverkusen
Website | Tickets | Facebook
Line-Up: Incognito & Candy Dulfer, Gregory Porter
Jan Garbarek feat Trilok Gurtu, Quadro Nuevo

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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