Temperatures have risen both outside and on the soca scene and band launch season is in full swing.
This is what UKSS did last week
Release D Riddim: 8 – 2nd April 2015
Release D Riddim celebrated 8 years of promoting soca in the UK and around the world. They also launched their mas band (D Riddim Tribe) theme for Notting Hill Carnival 2015. Rise Of An Empire.
You can see all the pictures from this event here > Release D Riddim
Chocolate Nation & Eclipse Mas: C’est La Vie – 4th April 2015
The annual Easter Chocolate Nation & Eclipse Mas boat party had the usual great vibes. Good people, great music and tasty food.
You can see all the pictures from this event here > C’est La Vie
Red Eye – 5th April 2015
Easter wouldn’t be complete without an official Red Eye. Release D Riddim delivered once again, the venue was ram jam.
You can see all the pictures from this event here > Red Eye
What’s Happening This Week?
**Rotterdam** Pal Mundo: Caribbean & Latin – Friday 10th – 11th April 2015
Festival Pal Mundo is the biggest Latin and Caribbean Indoor-Festival in Europe. Expect a diversity in live-performances, breathtaking shows, DJ-acts, live entertainment, dancers, delicious foods and drinks and of course the amazing Pal Mundo audience! The music will be a variety of salsa, bachata, soca, merengue, reggaeton, zouk, kizomba, latinhouse and much more! Pal Mundo is a yearly two day festival, and takes place in the Rotterdam Ahoy.
Click the link for more details on Pal Mundo
Soca Frenzy: Sexy Bunnies meets Soca Agents – Friday 10th April 2015
Frenzy Friday returns with a special ‘Ah Feeling Myself Edition’.
Click the link for more details on Soca Frenzy
Bacchanalia Mas Band: The Legacy of She – Saturday 11th April 2015
Bacchanalia Mas Band & Friends are pleased to invite you to their Notting Hill Carnival Costume Collection Launch on Saturday 11th April, 2015; The Legacy of She. Doors open at 3pm.
“She will motivate you to be the best version of yourself. She will wrap her arms around you and comfort you – in good times and bad. She will share every part of her being with you – her heart, her mind, her body and her soul. She will turn you into a fool and make your heart stop when she enters the room. She will awaken you from the depths of yourself and set you on Fire. She is the Lover.”
Click the link for more details on Bacchanalia Mas Band
South Connections: La Mode – Saturday 11th April 2015
South Connections presents their Notting Hill Carnival 2015 launch party
“Your body is a mannequin. your heart is free. your mind is sophisticated. the fabric hangs. the tail drapes. the satin clings. swarovski shimmers. you shine. your mind is sophisticated. express. your heart is free. let your ego live. your body is a mannequin. la mode.”
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UCOM & Socaholics: Gathering of Nations – Saturday 11th April 2015
UCOM & Socaholics have teamed up for Notting Hill Carnival 2015. On Saturday 11th April we launch our FULL Collection for 2015 to the general public, a mixture of live models and mannequins will be utilised to display all the costumes for your viewing pleasure.
Click the link for more details on Gathering of Nations
Black Out – Saturday 11th April 2015
Edwin Yearwood & Leadpipe & Saddis amongst others will be performing live at the Platinum Suite this weekend.
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Flagz: The Return Fete – Saturday 11th April 2015
FLAGZ SOCA FETE…THE RETURN…NEW CLUB…SAME VIBE!!
Playing the best in 90% Soca, 10% Everything else its back!!
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M2K: Revolve 3015 – Sunday 12th April 2015
We will officially open the M2K Mas Camp doors for our carnival season on Sunday 12th April 2015 to the public.
This event is for all masqueraders that would like to be up close and personal with carnival and their dream costume. This will be the first day of registration for your section, so all options will be on display.
Click the link for more details on M2K
Soca Mania – Sunday 12th April 2015
Every Sunday the finest soca, chutney, calypso, zouk, kassav and more played by Soca Massive, Smokey Joe, Shaker HD & DJ Matchiz
Authentic Caribbean food server from 5pm
Click the link for more details on Soca Mania