Field Events and Glitterati are delighted to bring the UK king of R&B, Trevor Nelson to the The Gaiety for a night of the smoothest and sexiest soul and R&B.
Trevor is an absolute legend in the game from Radio 1 to MTV’s infamous lick parties where he played for the likes of Puff Daddy, Mary J Blige and more.
This is a night for all you R&B connoisseurs and WILL sell out in advance, do not miss out!
Trevor Nelson MBE is an critically acclaimed Radio Host, Promoter, Club DJ & Television presenter.
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.) In March 2021, Trevor released his own 8-part podcast series entitled Trevor Nelson’s Divas for BBC Sounds. Each episode comprises of hand-picked archive footage in which Trevor reminisces on his most memorable interviews with some of the biggest artists in the music industry. From Mariah Carey, Beyonce, Usher and Kayne West to James Brown, Lauryn Hill, Mary J Blige and P. Diddy. December 2019 saw Trevor curate the sell-out show Trevor Nelson’s Soul Christmas, live from the Royal Albert Hall. The event brought together a host of special guest vocalists including Laura Mvula, Eve and Emilie Sande, performing re-imagined iconic Soul and RnB tracks alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra. The concert was also broadcast on BBC Radio 2 on Christmas Eve. He continues to headline live music events across the UK under his brand Soul Nation and is looking forward to hitting the DJ scene again later in 2021. 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 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. He hosted the first ever MTV Africa Awards from Abuja, Nigeria. Other TV credits as presenter have included The Players Club and Trevor Nelson’s Urban Choice for BBC as well as NFL UK for Channel 5. In 1996, Trevor moved to BBC Radio 1 to present the first ever national R&B show The Rhythm Nation. Trevor continued to present on radio 1 for a further 17 years as a pioneer in the black music scene, 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.
Saturday 15th June 2024 The Gaiety Southsea South Parade Pier, Portsmouth
7.30pm - 1.00am
Early Bird Tickets: £20.00 Standard Tickets: £25.00 Final Release Tickets: £30.00
Tables and Booths £25 - £35 per person
Plus 10% booking fee
Over the 18s only. Mainly standing event only, unless seated tickets (tables & booths) are purchased. Some bar stools may be available (first come first served). Terms apply. If for any reason the event is cancelled your tickets will be refunded excluding the booking fee. See https://book.events/terms