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UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: 23rd – 26th May 2014

We’re gearing up for a big weekend here on the soca scene. 7 events in total this bank holiday weekend. Where will you be? If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here ================================================================================ This is what UKSS did last week Euphoria Band Launch: Bahia - Saturday 16th May 2014 We were taken on a journey to the land of happiness in the depths of Brazil. Bahia is the theme for Euphoria’s Notting Hill Carnival 2014 offerings. Euphoria took residence at Revolution in Tower Hill, using the venue’s unique feel to mirror the bands characteristics. Euphoria Mas band offer a premium experience …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: 16th – 17th May 2014

Now the rain is out of the way, its time to lime in the sunshine. If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here ================================================================================ This is what UKSS did last week Soca Frenzy: Girls Gone Wild - Friday 9th May 2014 With the sea of blue and yellow flags and rags you would have thought you was at Crop over 2014. Lil Rick, Barbadian born, known for his catchy lyrics with a catalog of tunes from “Go Down” to “I Like Myself”. Lil Rick had the crowd singing and bubbling along with his upbeat tempo and …Read More

An Interview with the Queen Of Bacchanal Destra Garcia

After her amazing performance at Chocolate Nation and Eclipse Mas band launch our very own Tigeress Love managed to catch-up with the Queen of Bacchanal, Destra Garcia for a powerful yet girly chat. Destra (a proud Trinidadian) has been a leading female on the soca scene for many years. She has won the hearts of soca lovers globally and is a household name when it comes to soca and the Caribbean culture. In this interview she gives some great advice on how to succeed as an artiste in the industry and in life generally. Tigeress also gets to the bottom of what happened to Destra at this years International Soca …Read More

An Interview With The Lutenants

It was an honour to meet and talk with the #DuoPowered, UK soca artistes who are the Lutenants. Arriving fashionably late (DJ Triple M) to a great studio location in South East London we finally got the opportunity to find out exactly who are the Lutenants, how they started, where they have been and what their plans are for 2014 and beyond. Once the introductions were out of the way we dived right in on the more challenging questions such as do they feel supported enough by the soca scene in the UK and what do they think needs to change on the scene to make it a more productive one. Their reply …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: 9th May 2014

We hope you enjoyed your bank holiday weekend. As we are now well into our 4 day week, we now have another weekend to look forward to. If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here This is what UKSS did last week Bajan Revellers Band Launch - Saturday 4th May 2014 For Notting Hill Carnival 2014 Bajan Revellers will be presenting ‘From The Darkness’. Their theme celebrates the 50 years of Notting Hill Carnival. NHC was born from a dark place of prejudices and discriminations this theme is to display the journey from darkness to present more enlightened times. …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: 30th April – 5th May 2014

Our royal soca visitor has returned to Trinidad and the UK Soca Scene is preparing for another busy weekend. If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here This is what UKSS did last week Chocolate Nation Mas & Eclipse Mas Band Launch - Saturday 26th April 2014 Chocolate Nation and Eclipse Mas put on the best band launch of theirs to date and the best launch for 2014 so far.Alongside their extended teams and sections, Mas With A Difference and Trinity Design Collective was live performances by Triniboi Joocie and Destra Garcia. The night lived up to the hype and the promise.   You …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: 26th April 2014

We hope you enjoyed the Easter break and are feeling refreshed. This shorter week will soon be over and we have another action packed weekend to look forward to. If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here This is what UKSS did last week D Riddim Tribe: Band Launch  - Thursday 17th April 2014 D Riddim Tribe, (the mas band of Release D Riddim) released their Notting Hill Carnival 2014 theme and costumes to the world last night. Their theme is, Wild Afrique and is in celebration of Release D Riddims 7th anniversary and Notting Hill …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: Easter Weekend 17th-19th April 2014

If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here This is what UKSS did last week Soca Frenzy: Emergency Wear Fete – Friday 11th April 2014 Frenzy Friday saw the police, S.W.A.T team and all manner of emergency response turn up for another night of soca. You can see all the pictures from this event here > Soca Frenzy ================================================================================   What Is Going On This Week Caribbean After Work Business Talk - Thursday 17th April 2014   You are invited to the Sun Bailante brand new ‘Caribbean After-work’ event at the sublime Under-Solo Bar in Camden. …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide: 11th April 2014

If you haven’t already done so, join our mailing list for the latest news on the UK Soca Scene. Follow the simple steps to joining here This is what UKSS did last week Genesis Mas Band Launch – Thursday 3rd April 2014 The first Notting Hill Carnival band launch for 2014 was put on by Genesis Mas Band at the Tabernacle, Carnival Village. Genesis theme for 2014 is ‘The Journey’ which highlights the fact that we celebrate Notting Hill Carnival’s 50th year this year and the contribution Genesis has provided to it. The Tabernacle is a great venue, which in my opinion is underused. It is warm and welcoming, the perfect place to …Read More

UK Soca Scene Fete Guide 3rd – 5th Apr 2014

We’re now entering band launch season on the UK Soca Scene. Time to find out which band you’ll be jumping with. What Is Going On This Week Genesis Mas UK Band Launch - Thursday 3rd April 2014 A new event for the last Wednesday of each month launching this Wednesday in Stratford from 7pm-1am. Click the link for more details on Genesis Mas UK Band Launch The Wotless Jam - Friday 4th April 2014 ReleaseDRiddim.com and BIG PAPPY ENTS present Every 1st Friday of the month THE WOTLESS JAM @ Euphorium! £5 before 11.30, £10 after!! Prove its ya birthday in April and you get in FREE! Doors open 10am – 3am – NO ENTRY AFTER …Read More