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Welcome to The Sound of The Suburbs™

The Key West Bar & Grill in Bournemouth is the location for the popular and increasingly successful ‘Soul on the Sea’ (Northern Soul, Motown, Modern Soul, Club Soul Classics) event. These event nights which originally started in 1997 by Lewis Hawkins a recognised promoter of SKA, Reggae and live music are supported by Steve Lyons a long serving DJ/Promoter of Northern Soul music in the South of England. Alongside the local people, you will find travellers from all over the UK and Europe, dancing the night away above the waves to their musical memories whilst enjoying a cocktail of eclectic tunes. A warm welcome awaits you at ‘Soul on the Sea’.

Lewis and the Sound of the Suburbs

Seventeen years of singing/trumpeting/DJ’ing and promoting the tunes of an era…

Soul On The Sea is in keywest and ‘Sam’s Bar’ On Bournemouth Pier with one room boasting a 320 degree panoramic view of the sea and the smaller room boasting the same ambience already created purely through location just add quality music and great people!

Lewis Sings & Plays

This July Soul on the Sea will be celebrating its 12th anniversary on the pier! The best Northern Soul night in the south will be filling the dance floor with all your favourite tunes. Run by Sound of the Suburbs, the event will be once more hosted by Key West on the end of Bournemouth Pier. A unique venue for a unique night out! Doors open at 8pm on Saturday 13 July 2019

Lewis Sings & Plays

The Show features the best songs from the late 60’s’s and early 80’s TROJAN SKA & 2 TONE, MIXED WITH PUNK & REGGAE.