SOUL CRUISE – SUNDAY APRIL 30th 2017- SOLD OUT!
All tickets are now sold for the 'MAY DAY' BANK HOLIDAY BOAT PARTY, this on Sunday April 30th 2017, sailing from Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN, aboard the GOLDEN FLAME, with SOLAR RADIO DJs playing five hours of party favourites and club classics on two floors of music plus P.A by KIM TIBBS. We sail at 2.30pm and return at 7.30pm. If you wish to go on the waiting list for possible returns, please email email@example.com with your contact details and how many tickets you need, and we will contact youif any become available. Also check at https://www.facebook.com/groups/solarradio/ for any spare tickets.
SUMMER SOUL BOAT PARTY – Sunday July 2
Tickets are now available for the Summer Soul Boat Party on Sunday July 2nd aboard m.v. Golden Jubilee. We sail from Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WWC2R 2PN at 2.00pm and return at 7.00pm, two floors of soul, funk and club classics from Solar Radio DJs, food available to purchase. Tickets just £20.00 each at http://www.solarradio.com/product/early-july-soul-cruise/ - sold on firm-sale basis.
MIKE GEE IN THE AFTERNOON SPONSORED BY HAPPYDAYS FESTIVAL 2017
Join Mike Gee 'On A Mission' from 1 -3pm weekdays sponsored by HAPPYDAYS FESTIVAL 2017
With a combination of legendary artists from the 70s, 80s and 90s, that will recreate the feel good factor, HAPPYDAYS FESTIVAL 2017 brings the party vibe to an amazing venue - a 40 acre site in the heart of Surrey at 'Imber Court', East Molesey, Surrey KT10 8EG, on the weekend of May 27 & 28.
The Festival will blend 3 decades of amazing music with other entertainments including a themed retro bar, pyrotechnics, games area, family fun activities.
Festival goers will also be able to try the delicious Gastro Grub, which will include a selection of World Fusion food and Vegetarian options.
Artists appearing at HAPPYDAYS FESTIVAL 2017 include:
BRAND NEW HEAVIES - SISTER SLEDGE - THE REAL THING - ROACHFORD - FIVE STAR - BILLY OCEAN - NATASHA WATTS
SOUL ON THE TYNE – NEW DATE FOR EVENT
Tickets are NOW AVAILABLE for a SOLAR RADIO event in NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, SOUL ON THE TYNE. Folowing a revision of schedule by the vessel operator Nexus, this will now be on SATURDAY AUGUST 19, 2017, aboard the PRIDE OF THE TYNE, featuring Solar Radio DJs EDDY EDMONDSON, NICK ARAVIS & GUEST DJ ANDREA ROBERTSON and departing from NORTH SHIELDS FERRY LANDING at 4.00pm and returning at 7.30pm, tickets just £12.00 each. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS.
EVENING SOUL CRUISE – MAY 27 – SOLD OUT- waiting list
All tickets are now sold for the annual Evening Soul Cruise on Saturday May 27 aboard m.v. GOLDEN FLAME, sailing from Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment London WC2R 2PN -7.00pm to 12 midnight, two floors of soul club classics from Solar Radio DJs plus food available to purchase. If you wish to go on the WAITING LIST for possible returns please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of tickets required and we will contact you if any become available.
SOUL CRUISES – Further Dates for 2017
Here is the full calendar of remaining events in the SOUL CRUISE 2017 diary, with tickets for the April 30 and May 27 events going on sale soon.
- Sunday April 30 ( 2.30pm to 7.30pm)
- Saturday May 27, 7.00pm to 12 midnight
- Sunday May 28th, 4 - 7.30pm SOUL ON THE TYNE
- Sunday July 2, Sunday July 30, Sunday August 20, Sunday September 24, Sunday October 29, Sunday December 17 (all 2.00pm - 7.00pm)
ANDROID APP for SOLAR RADIO and upgraded i-PHONE APP
We are please to announce the launch of the dedicated SOLAR RADIO app for Android devices, available NOW to download and install FOR FREE from the Google Play Store, featuring choice of 64k or 128k streams, schedule information, contact and socialk media links, available at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.SolarRadioAndroid&hl=en_GB Also available from the Apple Store, is an UPGRADE to the SOLAR RADIO app for i-PHONE.
SOLAR RADIO – STILL GROWING!
Statistics indicate the CONTINUED GROWTH of SOLAR RADIO, both in the quantity of listeners tuning our way and the length of time you stay tuned. In this market place with a range of choices, we thank you for your continued support!
(note- these stats are for streaming alone, via the website and apps on your mobile devices, and do NOT include listeners via Sky and DAB)
TWO HOUR TAKE-OVER
THE SOUL SURVIVORS MAGAZINE AWARDS – SOLAR RADIO – SOUL STATION OF THE YEAR
PROUD WINNER OF THE SOUL SURVIVORS MAGAZINE AWARD-
BEST SOUL RADIO STATION
Thanks to the listeners.....who voted for us
Thanks to the DJs ....for playing all the music
Thanks to 'Management' - Keith for keeping us on air, Barbara for keeping the finances in order, Clive for managerial 'plate-spinning', Tony our founder and, most important of all, Thanks to the singers, musicians, songwriters and arrangers for creating such great music over some EIGHT DECADES (1940s to date), and the record companies with the vision to release the records (OK, downloads too!) for us to play to you!
SOLAR RADIO ON DAB
Solar Radio can be heard on DAB in Birmingham, Brighton, in the London area, with the boundary of the North and South Circular Roads, Manchester, and Norwich, all part of the Small Scale DAB trial as promoted by OfCom. If you are new to DAB radio receivers, it is worth noting that the most complete range of available stations will be found by doing a full scan near to a window and in the highest available location in your property.
SOUL CITIZEN – Autobiography of Clive ‘R’
Our Sunday morning 'In Orbit' man, CLIVE R, has written his autobiography - entitled SOUL CITIZEN- relating his memories and experiences over his fifty years as a soul fan, record-collector, music journalist, club and concert-goer, oh, and soul radio DJ!
Following the excellent response to his set on the April Soul Cruise, Clive is now making the book available direct to Solar Radio listeners. Purchase the book HERE
LISTEN TO SOLAR RADIO ON THE MOVE
There are several ways to access SOLAR RADIO on the move, via your Android, IPhone, Tablet or similar device and DAB, the latter to Birmingham, Brighton, London, Manchester & Norwich.
From the Android Play Store, free downloads are available of apps for either Radioplayer UK, TuneIn Radio or Nobex Radio, which you can install on your device in seconds and a quick search will soon reveal SOLAR RADIO, which can then be saved as a 'favourite' or can be 'followed'.
The Nobex Radio app is also suitable for use on an I-Phone, while the dedicated SOLAR RADIO app is also available from the Apple Store.
Your device can usually be linked to a car audio system via Bluetooth for in-car entertainment. Please ensure you have an adequate data package with your provider.
SOLAR RADIO is part new Ofcom initiative of experimental Small-Scale DAB radio for London, within the area bounded by the North and South circular roads and for the city of Norwich.
Please re-scan your DAB receiver.
MERCHANDISE – SOLAR RADIO T-SHIRTS etc
A range of SOLAR RADIO MERCHANDISE including branded clothing, t-shirts, sweatshirts and other items is available Here