30th & 31st August – Detroit Soul: An explosive collection of classic and contemporary dance music, with all of your Tamla Motown, Atlantic Soul and funk favourites.
3rd September: Downstroke: Downstroke’s funky mid-week special is a regular and popular feature at the Jam House with an eclectic selection of classic soul.
4th September: SuperStars of Soul: Ben E. King alongside Jimmy James: Two true “SuperStars of soul”, Ben E. King & Jimmy James are joining forces this summer to present a stunning series of concert dates throughout the length & breadth of the UK. After a memorable shower two years ago, Ben E. specifically requested that he came back to Birmingham’s Jam House! Accompanied by The Vagabonds, a fabulous six piece live band, they will be performing the songs that have provided the soundtracks to so many people’s lives…”Stand By Me”, “There Goes My Baby”, Save The Last Dance For Me”, “Spanish Harlem”, “Amor”, “I’ll Go Where The Music Takes Me”, “Now Is The Time”, plus many, many more.
5th September: Matrix Club Matrix: Matrix Club Matrix are a talented five-piece with a unique repertoire of the very best club classics and dance floor fillers of the early nighties – all played completely live. Remember the tunes of Faithless, Jocelyn Brown, Candi Staton, Basement Jaxx, Bizarre Inc, Ce Ce Peniston, Living Joy… the list goes on and on.
6th & 7th September: The Soul Session Band: Jennifer Wallace, known for her silky smooth velvet tones, fronts this collection of the Midland’s finest contemporary musicians who play an array of classic to modern soul with a gospel flavour. A really great band.
10th September: Moreland & Arbuckle: Guitarist Aaron Moreland and harpist/vocalist Dustin Arbuckle have a sound that merges Delta blues, folk, rock, traditional country, soul and hints of other strands of American roots music into something original & distinct. This Kansas born duo are on a UK Blues Festival Tour this summer, and join us at the Jam House, with drummer, Kendall Newby, as part of the launch of their new album, 7 Cities.
11th September: Gospel Central: A monthly celebration of the talent to be found in the local Gospel music scene giving an urban and contemporary edge to gospel music – featuring Colin Peters & Andre Bassing.