Your Heatwave Soundtrack

Hey ya’ll.  It’s supposed to get HOT this week here in the city and we are going to be busting out the soundtrack to your summer from Thursday-Saturday!  Here’s a quick peek at all the places you can catch up with your favorite soul combo…


The Waiting Room on Pirate Cat Radio

Djs Brown Amy + Carnita along with Hard French September special guest dj Shannon “Action Slacks” Winberg will  be hitting the airwaves this Thursday September 2nd from 6pm – 8pm on Pirate Cat Radio for a preview of what to expect at this month’s HARD FRENCH! There will be interviews with the DJs and organizers, Hard French ticket giveaways and best of all they will be spinning their favorite 45s to get you excited for the party at El Rio on September 4th!


The Real Nitty Gritty at Beauty Bar

Come get hot, cool down and cruise the summer night away at THE REAL NITTY GRITTY this Thursday the 2nd (switched to the 1st Thursday this month) and dance to three of the city’s hottest soul djs spinning all the best Nothern Soul Stompers, 60’s Girl Groups, Garage Classics and more!
The Real Nitty Gritty
Thursday the 5th, 10-2 Beauty Bar

Cat Fancy


Friday Happy Hour at El Rio

Come join Brown Amy + Carnita from 6-9 at El Rio’s award winning happy hour!  We’ll be playing all of our favorites (perhaps non-soul) tunes for you to get you ready for the next day’s Hard French!  FREE OYSTERS at 5:30!  FREE BURGERS at 7!!  $3 WELLS AND DRAFTS ALL NIGHT!!!


And of course, HARD FRENCH

A Saturday afternoon soul music dance party

as always:
DJ Carnita and DJ Brown Amy
playing 60s girl groups, early 70s soulful funk, boogaloo, garage & northern soul stompers

special guest:
DJ Action Slacks (Shannon of OLY/PDX)
playin soul, swingin 60s pop, crusty rusty house shaking blues, girl groups and a HUGE shot of rhythm n blues

$10 gets you a beer bust and BBQ from 3pm – 5pm
$5 gets you dancing and cruising from 3pm – 8pm

Hard French is excited to partner with Room 4 this month! Not only are they giving away a free pair of vintage early 60s shades to the first 90 people in line, but they are having daily Hard French specials and giveaways the week before the party!! Join them on facebook to find out more: HARD FRENCH HEARTS LOCAL BUSINESSES!

This month’s $1 photo booth benefits LADIES NIGHT! Photos by Courtney Trouble (



~ by realnittygritty on September 1, 2010.

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