Craig Charles

Fri 06 Oct 2017 | 9pm-2am | £17.50 + £1bf* | standing | 18+

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Lost Weekend Launch Party

The Craig Charles Funk & Soul Club

with Special Guest Don Letts

Yes – The legendary actor, host and broadcaster Craig Charles is one of UK’s most beloved Funk and Soul DJs. From Robot Wars to Red Dwarf, Craig has now grounded himself as a Funk & Soul icon after 10 years of broadcasting on BBC 6 Music with their primetime Saturday night show,

‘When BBC 6Music asked me to do a radio show I only had one condition, it has to be a funk & soul show otherwise I wasn’t interested’. And so the Craig Charles Funk and Soul Show was born, pioneering 6Music radio show from its dawn in 2002.

Live every Saturday night with an assortment of classic gems and emerging artists, Craig has garnered global support as one of the UK’s foremost Funk and Soul commentators, DJ’s and promoters of new music.  The show has become a European benchmark for artists who want to connect directly with their fans.

Don Letts 

Don Letts is a film director, musician, DJ and radio broadcaster. He came to notoriety as the DJ that turned punks onto reggae at The Roxy (the UK’s first punk rock venue) back in 1977. Inspired by punk’s D.I.Y ethos he made his first film, The Punk Rock Movie before moving on to direct countless videos for the likes of The Clash, Bob Marley and Public Image. In the late eighties he co-founded the band Big Audio Dynamite with Clash guitarist Mick Jones. His documentaries include films on Sun Ra, Gil Scott Heron and George Clinton and The Clash’s Westway to The World (for which he won a Grammy). Dancehall Queen his first feature film, shot in Jamaica was a smash hit across the island in 1997. Over the years he’s released several music compilations including the recently released ‘Culture Clash Radio’ inspired by his ten years broadcasting on BBC 6Music.

His most recent film work includes the documentaries  Skinhead and Two Sevens Clash which looks and the myth and the reality of the punky reggae party. He continues to DJ nationally and internationally with a sets that reflects the history and legacy of Jamaican music and the islands gift to the world – bass. 

Approximate Stage Times

  • 9pm-10.45pm: The Magnet
  • 10.45pm-12am: Don Letts
  • 12am-2am: Craig Charles

Please note these times are subject to change. 

Venue: Exeter Phoenix

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