Tempo is back on the 4th November 2017 for a our last event of the year at Texture 67 Lever Street in Manchester’s Northern quarter.
The last year has been amazing for Tempo here in Manchester, We’ve had some amazing night’s with some fantastic DJ’s and super friendly crowds.
This month making his debut appearance at Tempo we have DJ & Producer Bob Povey.
Bob Povey (Bump & Hustle).
Platinum disc award DJ.Production and Remix under the names Alliance DC. The Awakening, Groovefiction. for various labels here is a selection of tracks from back in the day, new remixes and productions will be posted soon.
Also a producer/re-mixer in his own right under the moniker Alliance DC/Awakening, Bob has produced and remixed for a variety
of labels which includes SuSu, Slip N Slide, Defected, RCA, 4 Liberty and Sony amongst others.
Bob has worked on productions and remixes with the likes of Toploader, Mary J Blige, Sounds of Blackness,Erica Badu, ATFC, Axwell, Juliet Roberts, Colonel Abrams, Loleatta Holloway, Adriana Evans, Sabrynaah Pope amongst a host of other artists for Alliance DC Productions.
A Long time music collector and Black Music buff, Bob has been collecting music since the age of 13. You do not want to take this man on in a music quiz!!
His DJ Career started at the famous Sneeky Petes a club that pionered Black Music along side DJ’s Chris Brown, Pete Tong and Sean French to name just a few.Also was a major pioneer cf championing Jazz music on the South Coast, Bob then spent time in Los Angeles as he would quote “I was collecting more records and drinking” before returning to the UK at which time he hooked up with Paul Brady who was resident of the Hop Inn Bournemouth who encouraged Bob to get out and Dj again as he quoted “you have all these tunes dude and they aint being heard” so they started the famous night “Midweek Sport Special” at the Artful Dodger and the Sunday sessions at Pumphreys, Bob also went to DJ at Madisons along side DJ’s Paul Gotel and DJ Punk Roc among others, championing the musicical styles of New Jack Swing, Rap, R&B, Soul and early house music as well as dropping the jazzdance cuts at certain gigs….
One of his Brother’s is Squala Orphan the renowned New York Rapper who worked with Gangstar amongst others…….
Other club conquests of Mr Povey was the infamous Artful dodger nights and London’s “To the Bone” along side Bobby and Steve, Simon Dunmore, Norman Jay, Bob Jones etc and the original Bournemoth Weekenders which he re-launched with Bob Masters.
Bob was then asked by Alex Lowes to be a regular at the legendary Southport Music Weekenders and in 1992 co-launched the now very famous Bump N Hustle nights.
Having also worked at Back to Basics, Garage City, Ministry of Sound, Gatecrasher, Thompsons Garage, Pacha, Es Paradis, Eldavino, Southport Weekender and To The Bone.Thompsons Garage, L’America etc and touring many others with the successful Bump N Hustle brand.
This long and rewarding career in music has seen him grace the decks alongside many greats past and present.
Steve Harrington (House FM).
Also we welcome back Steve Harrington, Steve has played at Tempo on many occasions and his support here in Manchester has grown from strength to strength, Really looking forward to having Steve back playing his superb selection of Deep & Soulful House.
Raj Acquilla (Hacienda).
We also welcome back our good friend DJ Raj Aquilla an Ex Hacienda DJ who has been making waves in the Soulful House scene for many years and has DJ-ed with some of the biggest names in the business, Its a pleasure to have him back at Tempo.
Finally we have Tempo Promoter and DJ Dave Law.
Doors open 9pm till 4am, Last entry 2am last orders 3am, Hope you can join us again for another fantastic night with a friendly vibe and excellent music.
Limited £10 Early Bird tickets available 16th Sept 12pm https://www.skiddle.com/e/
£15 on the door,
For further information check out the Tempo website at www.tempo-nudeep.com for all other info and future event’s.
Over 18’s plus ID Required.