held at The Jam Jar
on Friday 24th November. The event starts at 22:30.
It may be winter outside, but let's make it hot hot hot inside!
From Nassau to Nairobi, and Kingston to Kinshasa, Tropical Shake brings you the best vintage vinyl from the hottest parts of the world from a tag team of record fiends.
From cumbia to calypso, salsa to ska, afrobeat, highlife, and all points in-between, Tropical Shake is the perfect antidote to Bristol's November weather!
The founder of the influential Jukebox Jam R&B club night and label, Liam Large has also worked for Jazzman Records since the early 2000s contributing to many compilations and re-releases, plus taking regular trips to the US in search of old records alongside Jazzman founder Gerald Short.
He DJs regularly in London and around Europe playing across the spectrum of vintage black music – soul, funk, R&B, blues, jazz, reggae, hip hop, Latin, African, Caribbean and more.
Steve Rice first discovered Jamaican music growing up in London in the 1960s and has been obsessed ever since - he built his first sound system at school about 50 years ago, and has been buying, collecting, and playing ever since. His 'Downbeat Melody' sound system is a regular around Bristol and places much further afield.