STEVE ARRINGTON singer, songwriter, drummer, record producer and engineer, joined the funk group Slave (founded 1975) on their third LP, The Concept, in 1978 – originally to play percussion, then later becoming the drummer and a backing vocalist. Eventually Arrington took over lead vocals, singing on the hit singles "Just a Touch of Love", "Watching You" and "Wait for Me"
Arrington left Slave in 1982, forming Steve Arrington's Hall of Fame and had hit singles such as "Weak At The Knees" and "Nobody Can Be You But You".
His most successful album was his 1985 solo work “Dancin' in the Key of Life” whose title track became a Top Ten R&B hit. The single also spent three weeks at number two on the dance charts. Another single from the album, "Feel So Real" reached #5 in the UK Singles Chart in May that year.
SA-HA-RA: Back in 1985, Sahara impressed all and sundry in the UK with a timeless Dance floor Classic 'Love So Fine'. The guys behind the band were Steve Sinclair, Peter Hinds, and Kevin Ellis. After spending time with various Brit Funk Bands, Light of the world, Atmosfear, Incognito, Peter, Steve and Kevin got back together to release new mixes of 'Love So Fine' and to work on this new album;
Past, Present, Future aptly describes what this album is about, with reworked tracks originally written in the 80,s 90,s and new tracks written this year, and includes 'You Are My Everything' and the original 'Love So Fine'
90S R&B, SOUL, PARTY ANTHEMS & 80'S CLASSICS
LIVE PA #1: STEVE ARRINGTON
Performing: 'Weak At The Knees' 'Meet My Approval' 'Way Out' 'Just A Touch' 'Watching You' 'Feel So Real' & 'Dancing In The Key Of Life'
LIVE PA #2: SA-HA-RA
Performing 'Love So Fine' + tracks from their new album 'Past, Present, Future'
PLUS DJs: JIGS - SAMMY CONFUNKTION - CHILLI SOURCE STRETCH TAYLOR - RUDY RANX - SHAQ D
HOSTED BY: CHAMPAIN
FOYER: SOUL, FUNK, DISCO & BOOGIE
AITCH B - BLAZE & BOOGIE - STICKO ZAZA - VICTOR ANDERSON
GLASS BAR: SOULFUL HOUSE
JOHNNY RECKLESS - JAZZI Q - CLEMY RILEY - DJ SUPREME DJ STUMPI - DJ FLYER
HOSTED BY: WALLACE MC
TOP FLOOR: SOCA & REGGAE
DJ SLAM, TREVOR DAVIS, AUDIOHAZARD, DUKEZ (BIG BUSINESS)
Smart, Stylish Funky & Sexy, No sportswear
Photo ID Essential / Last Admission 3am / Strictly Over 25s