|Place:||Butlins Holiday Resort, Minehead, Somerset|
|Dates:||From 11/05/2012 To 13/05/2012|
Southport Weekender festivals have without a doubt been indispensable to the soulful music scene over the past 23 years. With a decision to take the twice yearly event to once a year, as they embark on additional exciting overseas adventures, Southport Weekender's 2010 festival sold out in just 2 weeks of going on general sale! With less than 8 weeks to go til May's event, the Southport team get ready to lay on a World-class line-up to a devoted crowd of 5000+ party goers from all over the globe.
Attracting 5000 + happy party folk to the indoor Pontins holiday complex in Southport, its dubbed as Europe's friendliest party. Founded by hedonist, Alex Lowes along side cohort Dave Gardner, since it's beginnings in 1987 at a caravan park in Berwick-Upon-Tweed as a Soul Music Weekender, Southport, now 23 years old, stands as the most musically diverse music Weekender in the UK party calendar. Regularly attracting an intimate friendly crowd of dedicated dancers and discerning music lovers, Southport features 4 purpose built arenas featuring state of the art lavish production and quality sound. The 4 Arena's boast a heavyweight selection of cutting edge and classic soulful music right across the board from House, Jazz, Broken Beats, Drum n Bass, Hip Hop, Deep House, RnB, Soul, Jazz Funk, Rare Groove, Nu Soul and a hefty portion of classics with amazing performances from the world's DJ Elite, Live acts and PA's, spliced with up and coming new talent too.
Tickets: Sold Out
Southport Weekender Headliners
Al Kent·Andre Lodemann·Andy Davies·Anthony Nicholson·At Jazz·Bigger·Bob Jeffries·CJ Beatz·Colin Curtis·Craig Bartlett ·Danny Krivit ·David Craig·David Morales·David Rodigan ·Dawn Tallman·Derrick Carter·DJ Dekky·DJ Jazzy Jeff ·DJ Kilbz·Fabio & Grooverider·Floating Points·Frank McComb·Frankie Knuckles ·Gary Dennis·GavinKendrick·Greg Wilson ·Gregory Porter·IG Culture·Jazzie B ft. Caron Wheeler and MC Chic A Boo (Soul II Soul Presents)·Jazzie B ·Jill Scott ·Joe Claussell·Joey Negro ·John Morales·Josh Milan·JP ·Julio Bashmore ·Karizma·Kenny Bobien·Kenny Dope·Kerri Chandler·Kev Beadle·Lil Stevie·Luis Radio·Lyric L·Mark Farina·Mark Stone·Mike Stephens·Mr Scruff ·Mr Thing·Natasha Watts·Norman Jay ·Patrice Rushden & Friends·Paul Stuart·Phil Asher·Rainer Truby·Robert Glasper Experiment·Sean McCabe·Shabazz Palaces ·Shortee Blitz·Simon 'Schoolboy' Phillips·Souldynamic·Steve Butler·Steve Wren·Terry Hunter·Terry Jones ·The Brand New Heavies ·Tony Humphries·Trevor Nelson