Southport Weekender


Southport Weekender 50 Tickets go on general sale one minute after midnight 2nd September 2013 online

Southport Weekender Festival is about to celebrate its 25th anniversary event in May 2012 (already sold out!) and what better way to get everyone in the mood than to unleash the highly anticipated, brand new edition of their acclaimed compilation series! ‘Southport Weekender Volume 9’ sees festival favourites Mr Scruff make a welcome return along with Brooklyn’s DJ Spinna, who makes his debut appearance on this fantastic series. Over 2 CD’s, these genre-hopping mix-masters dish up an eclectic variety of soulful party grooves spanning soul, funk, leftfield, house, pop, hip-hop, northern soul and everything in between! The Southport party starts right here with over 47 classic, hard to find gems and contemporary soulful floor fillers to enjoy!

Celebrating soulful music in all it’s forms, Europe’s unique and best loved indoor soulful music festival, Southport Weekender are on the cusp of their 25th anniversary. Founded by hedonist, Alex Lowes along side cohort Dave Gardner, with beginnings in 1987 at a caravan park in Berwick–Upon-Tweed the event has come a very long way since those humble beginnings. Southport Weekender are in a league of their own when it comes to delivering spectacular line-ups to a devoted crowd of music connoisseurs and party goers and have without a doubt have been indispensable to the soulful music scene. Attracting 6500 + party folk to their new home of Butlins Holiday Resort in Minehead, it is dubbed as the ‘UK’s friendliest party’. Southport features 4 purpose built arenas, boasting a heavyweight selection of cutting edge and classic soulful music from House, Jazz, Broken Beat, Drum n Bass, Hip Hop, Deep House, RnB, Soul, Jazz Funk, Rare Groove, Techno and Nu Soul with amazing performances from the world’s DJ Elite, Live acts and PA’s! The next event takes place on 11-13th May 2012, having already sold out in record time, the crew look set to rock the rafters once again!

Butlins Resort Minehead, Warren Road, TA24 5SH Minehead, United Kingdom

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