September looks to be a busy month for Worthing’s leading music and arts venue. In fact there is something for everybody, every month through to the end of the year.
On Friday September the 6th, The Doors Alive, bring the feel, sound and atmosphere that Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger and John Densmore created in a fast, furious and all too short career.
Performing since 2005 “the Doors Alive” are renowned for their accurate portrayal of the bands musical legacy. This time around they celebrate the 50th anniversary of seminal album The Soft Parade.
No mere tribute act The Doors Alive, aim for authenticity first, using instruments from the period, which include vintage keyboards such as the Gibson G101 and the Fender Rhodes Bass, as well as a Gibson S.G. guitar and Ludwig Superclassic drum set in Mod Orange finish. They also use vintage Acoustic amplifiers to give their audience a true sensation of being at a doors concert back in ’69.
“Doors” open at 7.30
On Friday the 20th of September, The legend that is Norman Jay MBE returns to St Pauls with his brand of “Good Times” this renowned DJ, not only gets a party started, but keeps it going until the very last second. Expect the best of Dub, Reggae, Dance Hall, Acid-Jazz, Dance and so much more all carefully curated by a true master. Support from Inappropriate Handclap, DJ’s who bring the best of Funk, Soul and Rare Grooves. One thing is certain you will need your dancing shoes and this is a party not to be missed.
Doors open at 8pm
On Thursday 26th September, “Cocker a tribute to the legend”. Since 1997 the Desperate Dan band have been bringing their own tribute to a British Legend, Joe Cocker was a truly original voice with a range that encompassed, blues, soul, pop and rock. Known for songs such as his number 1 version of “A little help from my friends”, “Unchain my heart” and “You can leave your hat on”. This seasoned band is more than just a tribute act, incredible musicianship and honest interpretations of a classic canon of music make this a night to savour.
Doors open 7pm
On Saturday 28th of September, St Pauls welcomes The Jam’d are the UK’s leading tribute to the boys from Woking. Recreating the sound, feel and pure energy of the live sensation that was The Jam, I am old enough to have witnessed the Jam play live several times and you can sense the love and passion “The Jam’d” have for the era and they definitely create a close approximation to how it felt and sounded like back in those heady days of the mid and late 70’s.
Doors Open 7.45pm
Coming soon: The force of nature that is Shaun Ryder, singer/songwriter Lucy Spraggan, Denizens of the 80’s and 90’s charts Jesus Jones and Indie legends The Bluetones.