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On Saturday 5th April 2014, our good friends Leftfoot present an Official Southport Weekender Warm Up Party at the Hare & Hounds in Kings Heath, the best small music venue in Birmingham. Headlining the night with the The Big 50 Beat Bar guest Greg Wilson, alongside Southport resident Gavin Kendrick and the Leftfoot crew.

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Think Twice

Next up in the UpNorth tour for our special Big 50 year is Think Twice – the official SunceBeat and Southport Weekender Warm Up Party on Saturday 8th March in Edinburgh with Kev Beadle & 6th Borough Project with longtime resident and favourite face at the event Craig Smith.

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Jay Dilla

Following this past weekend’s trio of UK ‘J Dilla Saved My Life’ events, we’ve been digging through the BBE Music back catalogue and revisiting some of his classic material.

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HMD

Vauxhall’s legendry Sunday session at The Eagle, now in its 8th year, has played host to Derrick Carter, Kenny Dope, John Morales amongst others but it is the team of residents that make it so special. By popular demand, we bring you Horsemeat Disco, live and direct from Southport Weekender 49.

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ronnie

As the main Funkbase resident DJ, and a favourite face at SuncéBeat, our Croatia sister festival, Gavin Kendrick invited Ronnie Herel to put together an exclusive selection for the Southport family, and asked him a few questions about his musical direction and plans for the year ahead.

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