Solar Radio _ Your Classic & 21st Century Soul StationAFTERNOON DELIGHT- GARY SPENCE with DARYL BROWN Thursday August 21

GARY SPENCE is delighted to welcome DARYL BROWN, son of the Godfather of Soul, James Brown, as his special guest in AFTERNOON DELIGHT on Thursday, 3.00 – 6.00pm (BST). Daryl Brown was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey and grew up with a very clear understanding of who his father was. Daryl played on countless James Brown hits and twice toured the world with his father. He has appeared on Jay Leno, David Letterman, BET, MTV and The American Music Awards to mention a few. Daryl is an artist, songwriter, musician and producer who is not just the son of the late great James Brown, but a star in his own right. He will also be talking about his new book ‘My Father the Godfather’.

Solar Radio _ Your Classic & 21st Century Soul StationBONUS BOAT OCTOBER 26 - BOOKING NOW!

Tickets sold out in record time for the Late Summer Boat Party,on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2014, SO WE HAVE BOOKED A BONUS BOAT for a soul cruise on SUNDAY OCTOBER 26, from 2.00pm – 7.00pm aboard the GOLDEN JUBILEE, for which tickets, priced at £20.00 each, are available here or click on the boat banner ad above.

Solar Radio _ Your Classic & 21st Century Soul StationSEPTEMBER BOAT PARTY – SOLD OUT.

Tickets sold out in record timefor the LATE SUMMER BOAT PARTY, to be held on SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 14, 2014, aboard the GOLDEN FLAME, leaving Temple Pier at 2.00pm and returning at 7.00pm with two floors of music for your enjoyment, and soul food available to purchase.  If you wish to go on the waiting list for possible returns for the September boat, please send an e-mail to us with ‘Waiting List’ as subject and tell us your contact details and how many tickets you require – we will contact you if tickets become available.

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Your support – and vote! – will be greatly appreciated in this poll being conducted by MIXCLOUD, the site which hosts podcasts for most SOLAR RADIO DJs. Just click here and follow the prompts. Thank you!

Global Music Unites AlbumGLOBAL MUSIC UNITES

Created from his participation in a Landmark Worldwide training and development course, David Nathan (founder of SoulMusic Records and co-owner of has launched a digital-only album project of exclusive tracks previously unavailable for download on any platform for release as a limited edition. Read The Post HERE.

Kef sponsors Les AdamsEach Friday at 6.00pm brings the LES ADAMS request show “The Two Hour Takeover” sponsored by KEF.COM, in which you, the listeners, select the entire playlist via Les’ posting on FACEBOOK. Tune in to Solar Radio to hear the listeners selection at 18:00 BST.
Richard Searling on Solar RadioRICHARD SEARLING – “SOUL SAUCE”- SOLAR RADIO, 4.00 – 6.00pm every SUNDAY.

Listen to Richard Searling’s “SOUL SAUCE” show on Solar Radio. Hour one, 4.00 to 5.00pm, is “A Cellar full of Soul”, retracing the glory years of Northern Soul, recounting experiences from some of the legendary venues as well as all that’s making the scene so vibrant to this day. A fast moving, uplifting blend of the very best 60s rare soul. At 5.00pm comes a deeper selection of Richard’s favourite tracks in an hour called “Rare….and well done”. Expect the unexpected!
initioprint sponsors notes & tones with ruth fisherSTRAIGHT AHEAD with MIKE PARLETT, SUNDAY at MIDNIGHT

MIKE PARLETT presents Straight Ahead, Sunday midnight until 02.00 Monday morning, sponsored by INITIO Print & Design.