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November 10, 2012 – Stuttgart @ The Aalener Jazzfest

Yo Deutschland!

We’ve been invited to play at the 2012 Aalener Jazzfest in Stuttgart, Germany this November. What an honor!

The concert will either be on the 9th or the 10th, and we will post all the information as soon as it’s available.

Meanwhile, take a chance at TWO FREE TICKETS, courtesy of yours truly here

Love,
The TS Boys

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Festival Website
TS Event Page


November 8, 2012 – Amsterdam @ North Sea Jazz Club

Amsterdam or bust!

That’s right, we’re returning to beautiful Amsterdam this November, on Thursday the 8th! We can’t wait!

You can grab tickets now at the North Sea Jazz Club’s website over here.

You can also take a chance at 2 freebies from us over here.

We’ll see you soon!

Love,
The TS Boys

Nearby Hotels:

WestCord Art Hotel (.5 miles from venue)
Visseringstaete (.59 miles from venue)


October 27, 2012 – Tampa @ Czar Nation for Guavaween

FREE TICKET Contest: http://tinyurl.com/TSoul-10-27-2012

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Get ready, Tampa!

We’re heading over the Czar Nation in Ybor City on Saturday, October 27th, for the maniacal, annual Guavaween Festival!

There are all sorts of events going on all over Ybor, so expect whatever level of mayhem you require for your Halloween fun!

We’ll be sharing the stage with Rubblebucket, Hank & The Cupcakes, Sunbears, Jessica Lea Mayfield & Adrian Y. It should be nuts!

Get your tickets over here

And take a shot at a couple freebies over here

Love,
The TS Boys


October 26, 2012 – St. Louis @ Atomic Cowboy

FREE TICKET Contest: http://tinyurl.com/TSoul-10-26-2012

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Yo St. Louis!
We’re coming back, so get ready for some Halloween Soul-Torture, Friday, October 26th, at Atomic Cowboy!

Helping us keep things nice and spooky will be locals Moe Allstars, DJ Alexis, The House Kings and a whole bunch more!

Plus there’ll be a laser lightshow, a gory photobooth, a haunted fox hole and a costume contest, complete with fabulous prizes!

Are you scared yet?

Well grab tickets now over here

And take a shot at some freebies over here

Love,
The TS Boys


TSTC Records releases Choice Cuts, by Cooly’s Hot Box – 25% OFF!

Enter code “TSLOVESYOU” at check out for 25% off, now until May 8th!

Tortured Soul’s TSTC Records presents “Choice Cuts,” a compilation of timeless classics from Cooly’s Hot Box!

Formed in New York City’s thriving acid jazz scene during the 1990s by Tortured Soul’s lead singer and drummer, John-Christian Urich, and renown soul singer Angela Johnson, Cooly’s Hot Box burst onto the scene with with “Don’t Throw My Love Around,” featured on the first Giant Steps compilation released by London’s Downtown Records. The song was later sampled for the main riff in Armand Van Helden’s “Funk Phenomena,” which rose to #1 on the Canadanian RPM Dance Chart and #38 on the UK Singles Chart in 1996. The band soon found themselves opening for the likes of B.B. King, A Tribe Called Quest, Zapp, The Neville Brothers, Guru, and India.Arie. After a series of singles and remixes, Cooly’s Hot Box released two full-length albums, “Take It,” and “Don’t Be Afraid: Get On,” to audience and critic rave reviews.

Cooly’s Hot Box formed the launch pad for the careers of Urich and Johnson, with Urich going on to form seminal live house act, Tortured Soul, and working with producers like Roger Sanchez and DJ Spinna and performing many hundreds of concerts worldwide. Johnson has since enjoyed international success as a solo artist and composer, releasing several albums and singles, and writing chart-topping hits for artists like Double (Japan).

If you’ve never heard Cooly’s Hot Box before, or if you’ve misplaced your original vinyl, TSTC Records has your back. Here are 14 Choice Cuts, culled from the albums and singles of Cooly’s catalog, re-released in their original sheen for your listening pleasure!


15% Off Our Entire Music Store This Weekend!

Everything in the store is 15% off. Just input Discount Code wkdspesh412f at checkout.

Give it a whirl!

Love,
The TS Boys

No albums have been published.


August 18, 2012 – San Nicola Arcella @ Clubbino

We’re coming to San Nicola Arcella on Saturday, 18 August, 2012!

More info to come soon.

Meanwhile, grab a chance at 2 FREE tickets over here

Love,
The TS Boys


August 16, 2012 – Senigallia @ Lab

Yo Senigallia!

Information to come soon, but we will see you on Thursday, 16 August, at Lab 52!

Meanwhile, get in on a chance to win 2 FREE tickets over here

Love,
The TS Boys


August 10, 2012 – Batumi, Georgia @ Soho Lounge

Yo Batumi!

We’re coming through for the first time this August 10th!

More info to come soon, so for now take a show at a couple free tickets over here

Love,
The TS Boys


August 7, 2012 – Ibiza @ Ocean Beach Club

Party People!

Going to Ibiza this August? Catch us at the brand new Ocean Beach Club on Tuesday, August 7th, 2012!

More information to come soon, so keep an eye on this page, and pass the word!

Meanwhile, take a crack at a couple free tickets here

Love,
The TS Boys

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Ocean Club Info:
Carrer des Moli
San Antonio
07820
Ibiza
Isles Balears
+34 971 803 260
http://www.facebook.com/OBCIbiza


August 4, 2012 – Croatia @ The Stop Making Sense Festival

Who’s ready for summer??

This is about as good as it gets this summer, with a weekend of sun, music and partying on the beach in Croatia!

The line-up is thick, running straight from August 2nd to August 6th with artists like Lil’ Louis, Ron Trent, Chez Damier, Jimmy Edgar, The Correspondents and zillions others.

Now, you can take a crack at a couple free tickets here

But we’d highly recommend you don’t leave it up to chance. Go to the Stop Making Sense website for more details and proper tix.

Love,
The TS Boys


July 31, 2012 – Newport Beach, CA @ Focus

Yeah OC!

Let’s rock at Tapas again for Josh Billing’s Focus party! We’ll be back REAL SOON, on Tuesday, July 31st!

Get your tickets now, over on the Focus Website

And feel free to take a crack at a couple freebies, on us over here

Love,
The TS Boys


July 28, 2012 – San Diego @ Onyx Room

Yo San Diego!

Come out and rock with us on Saturday, July 28th at the Onyx Room!

We’re honored to be back alongside local DJs Jason Videna, Lucky J, Trev1 and MORE to be announce soon!

You can grab your tickets now over here

Or if you’re feeling lucky, take a stab at some free tickets here.

Love,
The TS Boys


July 27, 2012 – San Francisco @ Boom Boom Room

Yo Bay Area Peeps!

Yup, the venue changed, but we’re still coming out! The Boom Boom Room is a really cool and intimate venue. This will be a special one!

We will be joined by the NVO DJs!

Anyone who entered the ticket contest will still be in it for the new venue.

Grab tickets while you can! They’re available on the Boom Boom site here

Meanwhile, get in on the free ticket contest here

More info to come REAL soon!

Love,
The TS Boys


July 20, 2012 – Chicago @ The Mid

Yo Chi!
Let’s get DOWN on Friday, July 20th at The Mid!

This time around, we’re joined by the L.A. act Classixx, along with our old friend David Sabat and DJ Fleege.

For tix, click over here

For a shot at a couple freebies, hit up our contest form here

Love,
The TS Boys


June 30, 2012 – Rome @ Rambla (Maccerese)

Yo Rome!

Come party on the beach with us Saturday, June 30th, at Rambla in Maccerese!

More information to come, but get the jump on a free ticket giveaway here

Love,
The TS Boys


POSTPONED – London @ Proud2 for the Need 2 Soul Party

Regretfully we will have to postpone this show until the end of the summer/early fall.

We LOVE playing in London, and look forward to rocking with everyone as soon as we can!

Love,
The TS Boys


June 29, 2012 – Bulgaria @ The Sozopol July Morning Festival

Yo Bulgaria (and summertime jetsetters)!

Come celebrate a Bulgarian tradition with us, called July Morning, where people travel to the Black Sea coast and party until the sun rises on the first of July!

This is our first year at the festival, it looks like the right way to kiss June goodbye, playing on the exquisite Bulgarian Black Sea coast.

Tickets and other info are still a bit scarce, but keep an eye on the Sozopol Festival website for updates

Meanwhile, you can take a crack at a couple free tickets from us here

Love,
The TS Boys


June 15, 2012 – Manila @ Opus Lounge

Yo Manila, we’re coming back!

Come check us at the fabulous Opus Lounge in Pasay City, on Friday, June 15, 2012.

For table reservations and other info, hit up +63 917-809-4093

You can also take a shot at a couple FREE guest spots, courtesy of yours truly, right here

See you soon!

Love,
The TS Boys


June 12, 2012 – Bali @ Boshe VVIP Club

Yo Bali!

It’s our first time to magical Bali, and we fully expect to see some monks getting funky at the Boshe VVIP Club on Tuesday, June 12, 2012.

Spread the word to your Bali friends (or hop a plane over from Jakarta), and we’ll keep the party rockin after the Jakarta show the Saturday before.

Advance Tickets:
Ibu Dibjo
Disc Tarra

You can also take a chance at 2 FREE tickets here

Love,
The TS Boys


June 9, 2012 – Jakarta @ Basket Hall

Back to Jakarta!

After several trips to the Jakarta Jazz Festival and the Soul Nation Festival, it’s time for our very own mini festival!

We’ll be coming through to party with all our old friends, (and hopefully a whole bunch of new friends too), at Basket Hall on Saturday, June 9th, 2012!

We’ll be playing with a great local band called VNS. Check them out here

Advance Tickets:
Ibu Dibjo
Disc Tarra
Raja Karcis

And if you’re feeling lucky, you can take a chance at a couple free tickets here

Love,
The TS Boys


June 2, 2012 – Toronto @ Revival Bar

Yo TO!

We’re heading back across our friendly border to the north for more Canadian hijinks, the likes of which Toronto delivers with aplomb!

We enjoyed the Nu Funk / United Soul party at Revival Bar last time so much that we’re doing it again! This time it’s with Groove Institute, Chris Sakai, goDJet & Chico Pacheco.

We’re giving away a couple free tickets. If you’d like to take a crack, click here

But as a back-up plan, maybe you want to BUY some tickets too

Love,
The TS Boys


April 27, 2012 – North of Hamburg @ The Baltic Soul Weekender

Deutschland!
We’re honored to be included on the stellar line-up for this year’s Baltic Soul Weekender, taking place north of Hamburg at the Weissenhäuser Strand holiday Resort!

Other acts on the bill for the weekend include Leon Ware, The Supremes, Sugarhill Gang, Omar, and many other bands and DJs. Sounds like a blast!

We’ll post our set time as soon as we find out.

For more info check out their website.

You can also take a shot at a couple of free tix here.

Bis später :)
The TS Boys


April 26, 2012 – Brussels @ Bazaar

BELGIUM!

Our first show in Belgium since PukkelPop will be a FREE SHOW at Bazaar Night Club in Brussels on Thursday, 26 April!

We will be joined by Loumèn before the show, and Mr. Jay for the afterparty!

See you soon!

Love,
The TS Boys