Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation + DJ Jus' Neil & Rose Windross (Soul II Soul).

Live In The Parade Ground
The Fire Station Summer Parties presents
Sat 24 Aug 16:00
Sat 24 Aug

BBC Radio and MTV legend Trevor Nelson MBE arrives at The Fire Station in Sunderland for the biggest party of the summer: Trevor Nelson's Soul Nation. 

An award-winning DJ and champion for RnB music worldwide, Trevor Nelson is a household name across the UK. As a radio broadcaster he currently spans two of the BBC’s most popular music networks. For BBC Radio 2 Trevor Nelson’s Rhythm Nation is live four nights a week, Monday to Thursday (10pm- Midnight) and for BBC Radio 1Xtra Trevor Goes Old Skool airs every Sunday (11am-1pm.)

Trevor has won numerous honours including 4 MOBOS and an MBE for his work with the millennium volunteers. In 2010 he was awarded with the special gold lifetime achievement award for his services to broadcasting, at the Sony Radio Academy Awards. He was also nominated as a Hackney ambassador to coincide with the 2012 Olympics. He has released 12 incredibly successful compilation albums over the last 20 years, the most recent being Trevor Nelson Soul Selection and Trevor Nelson Slow Jams.

Trevor Nelson joined MTV in 1998 to host their flagship R&B show The Lick, the show aired for 11 years on MTV Base, making it the longest running show on the channel. In 1996, Trevor moved to BBC Radio 1 to present the first ever national R&B show The Rhythm Nation. Trevor started his broadcasting career at then pirate station Kiss FM. He went on to A&R artists such as D’Angelo and signed Lynden David Hall at Cooltempo / EMI records.

Support comes in the form of DJ Jus' Neil and live PA from Rose Windross - the first lady of Soul II Soul. 

Expect an afternoon of untold entertainment, live in our incredible outdoor performance area The Parade Ground. 

Doors: 16:00 (timings are subject to change)
Location: The Parade Ground, The Fire Station
Tickets: £30.
Under 14s must be accompanied by an adult
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