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Soul Town Festival Announces First Names for 2023

Soul Town Festival is back once again with a stunning line-up of the best soul, disco, motown and reggae on September 2nd and 3rd 2023. This year's festival returns to the bigger and better Croydon Recreation Ground in Beckenham, Kent which was such a success last year and the first wave of names includes Sister Sledge ft Kathy Sledge, UB40, Tunde Baiyewu (Lighthouse Family), Desmond Decker & The Aces, Edwin Starr Band, Omar plus more to be announced.

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Soul Town Festival is a perfect two day escape with plenty of musical magic, more than 65 artists, over 40 food vendors as well as dancers, rides, attractions, live steel bands, face painting, glitter stalls, hair braiding, fashion and craft stalls and so much more. The new and improved location is a beautiful lush green space in Beckenham with more bars, more staff, more toilets and improved disabled access and viewing points.

You have a wide range of food and drink to keep you fuelled across the two days. New for this year is the Pimms bus which has a terrace on the top deck, a premium gin garden and cocktail beach, plus many more exciting drinks for everyone. Food-wise, every stall has been hand selected from Caribbean food, wood fire pizzas, vegan wings and more plus meals, desserts, sweet treats and more.

There is also a mix of special VIP areas and VIP tickets include separate queuing for fast track entry, a drink and food voucher (beer, wine, spirit and mixer), Soul Town merchandise, private bar, luxury toilets, makeup bar, prime stage viewing area at both stages and more.

The music comes across two spectacular main stages with immersive light, sound and visuals set to provide the perfect summer sound explosion. Headliners include the legendary Sister Sledge ft Kathy Sledge who are one of the most iconic American acts in the world, the seductive soul sounds of Omar, uplifting pop and soul from Tunde Baiyewu (Lighthouse Family), classic reggae from the one and only UB40 and iconic vocalist Desmond Dekker and the Aces plus the soul and Motown greats that are the Edwin Star Band and many more to come.

The compact and cultured Soul Town Festival is a real music lover's haven, so don't miss out on the fun and get your tickets now.

Soul Town Festival 2023

Croydon Road Recreation Ground

319 Croydon Road, Greater London, Kent, BR3 3PR

Sister Sledge ft Kathy Sledge


Tunde Baiyewu (Lighthouse Family)

Desmond Decker & The Aces

Edwin Starr Band

Omar plus more to be announced


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