This is the big one. FIVE YEARS…

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TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
5 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY
Saturday, October 11th
BRILLOBOX (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
8pm – 2am; $7; 21+ ($5 before 9pm)
Facebook RSVP

Early evening support starting at 8pm: DJ Jordan K & DJ Derek White.

Residents: J.Malls & Gordy G.

FREE T-SHIRTS , GIVEAWAYS, AND MORE STARTING AT 8 P.M.
EARLY ARRIVAL IS RECOMMENDED.

It’s hard to believe, but it’s been FIVE YEARS already. TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party invites you to celebrate with us on Saturday, October 11th at the brillobox beginning at 8pm.

Since October 2009, TITLE TOWN has been hosting its monthly soul and funk get down at various locations around Pittsburgh – and beyond. Voted one of the best dance parties of 2010 and 2013 by Pittsburgh City Paper readers, TITLE TOWN has secured itself as a staple of Pittsburgh’s club scene and a hedonistic throwback to the days of legendary clubs and long-lost nightspots of the past.

And the mission has always remained the same – pay tribute to the lost and forgotten soul sounds from the artists and regional scenes of the ‘50s, ‘60s, and ‘70s. It’s an intimate dance party, driven by the warmth, spontaneity and grit, of the 45 r.p.m. record – and it’s a night of music that doesn’t sound like anything else.

So we press on, we work the decks and the dance floor late into the night, spinning rare and classic Soul, righteously funky grooves mixed with a hefty dose of Motown, Disco, old-school Rhythm & Blues, Latin Boogaloo, and more of the goodness that keeps you coming back.

Most importantly, we couldn’t have done it without your support. A huge thanks goes out to the everyone at the Shadow Lounge and the Brillobox, the bartenders, the guest DJs…and of course…you.

See you on the dance floor!

RSVP on Facebook.

Back to the OLD school…

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SATURDAY, September 13th
TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
Doors/music at 9pm; 21+; $6
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Pittsburgh’s TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party returns on Saturday, September 13th for its ongoing residency at the Brillobox.

This month, we present our “summer’s almost gone/back to school” edition – spinning five hours of soul music, cutting across all eras and styles, played loud for a ready-to-party crowd – one last time before summer’s gone.

As always, we continue our mission of throwing one of the most lively and interesting parties in the city – “tug on your heart” soul music, uptempo funk, sultry R&B, disco and Latin Boogaloo combined with screenings of vintage film. It’s a variety of sights and sounds you won’t find anywhere else.

Chill out downstairs as the sun sets, share some food and drink, then get down on the upstairs dancefloor once night falls.

If this sounds like something you’d be into, we’ll save a spot for you on the dance floor.

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Summer of Soul continues Saturday, August 16th!

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SATURDAY, August 16th
TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
Doors/music at 9pm; 21+; $6 (GIVEAWAYS + 1/2 off admission before 10pm)

Saturday, August 16th – TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party is back (one week later this month!) with our SUMMER of SOUL series and five hours of the best damn soul 45s around!

Spread the word. It’s gonna be a wild one…

RSVP here on Facebook!

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party Live Mixes: http://www.mixcloud.com/titletownpgh

Summer of Soul. We’re back on July 12th.

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SATURDAY, July 12th
TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
Doors/music at 9pm; 21+; $6 (GIVEAWAYS + 1/2 off admission before 10pm!)

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Saturday, July 12th – TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party kicks off our SUMMER of SOUL series the only way we know how – five hours of the best damn soul 45s around.

Get your shake on to even more rare grooves, ’60s and Northern Soul, early-to-mid ’70s funk, shake-yer-hips R&B, disco-funk, boogie, boogaloo…and more.

As always, your hosts J. Malls and Gordy G. hit the ones and two’s with obscure classics and no-hit wonders from the Motown sound, Memphis funk, Philly and Chicago soul and 45s from the Burgh and beyond – mixed together, hands-on-vinyl-style, for your ears and dancing feet.

Spread the word. It’s gonna be a wild one…

RSVP HERE FOR FREE ADMISSION BEFORE 10 P.M.

Free RSVP is closed for tonight, but arrive before 10 P.M. for half off admission.

Let’s do it. TITLE TOWN goes down on June 14th!

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SATURDAY, June 14th
TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
@ brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
Doors/music at 9pm; 21+; $6

RSVP here

Raise up! Get yourself together!

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party – Pittsburgh’s second Saturday get down – returns to the Brillobox to kick off summer with the hippest dance floor trip in town.

Good vibes and good times, TITLE TOWN spins the long forgotten gems from the best periods of American music – ‘60s soul to obscure funk to disco, old-school rhythm & blues and more. Groups whose names ring few bells with casual soul fans – The Basic Sounds of Pittsburgh, The Third Guitar, Family of Eve – are spun side-by-side with the some of the most important artists in history – Sam Cooke, Aretha, The Isley Brothers, Curtis Mayfield and more.

Kickback with a drink or let it all out on the dance floor, TITLE TOWN is your Saturday night destination at one of the East End’s best party spots.

Resident DJ’s J.Malls and Gordy G. keep it going all night.

See you on the dance floor.

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party Live Mixes: http://www.mixcloud.com/titletownpgh

Brillobox: http://www.brillobox.net/

SAT 5/10: TITLE TOWN SOUL & FUNK PARTY with guest DJ TY JESSO

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SATURDAY, May 10th
TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
w/ special guest DJ TY JESSO (Soulelujah, Boston)
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
Doors/music at 9pm; 21+; $6

RSVP HERE!

(Take note that this party starts at 9pm. Early arrival is recommended!)

Armed with two turntables and a mixer, TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party is back on May 5th and we’re serving up a five hour slice of the good stuff, the cream of the crop, the rhythm, funk and soul of cities like New Orleans, Detroit, and Memphis – and we DANCE and show our respect to the singers, songwriters and musicians and who made this music so great. So get to the Brillobox where the beat never stops. We do the heavy lifting while you pour back libations, dance manically and get sweaty with a bunch of your closest friends.

And things just keep gettin’ better.

This month we welcome guest DJ TY JESSO – hailing all the way from Providence, Rhode Island, Ty spins monthly at Boston’s longest and award winning soul and funk DJ night, SOULELUJAH. Now in it’s eleventh year, SOULELUJAH & TY JESSO know how to throw a party – pounding Northern and ‘60s soul, wild R&B, and boogaloo mixed up in a fervent, four-to-the-floor journey that makes this one of Boston’s best DJ nights – every Saturday at the legendary Middle East Club in Cambridge, Mass.

Besides Soulelujah, Ty has been DJing ’60s rock, soul, R&B, and garage 45s nationally and internationally since the ’80s. He has DJed top club nights such as New York’s Soul Clap & Dance Off, Smashed Blocked and the Subway Soul Club, Chicago’s ModChicago, Baltimore’s Save Your Soul, Miami’s Southernmost Soul Party as well as several New Untouchables Mod Events in London.

Get to it, Pittsburgh!

Soulelujah: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JRb4xDlJ8KU

Saturday: “DANCE & SHOW” with WESLEY BRIGHT & THE HI-LITES + 4/5 BRILLOBOX + 4/12 THE DIRTY BALL

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Get ready Pittsburgh…

THIS Saturday, March 29th, TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party is stoked to be bringing Akron, Ohio’s #1 soul sensation, Wesley Bright & The Hi-Lites to the Thunderbird Cafe for their  first show in Pittsburgh!

Wesley Bright & The Hi-Lites, an eight piece soul outfit from Akron, Ohio, has released two 45s and their current single “Tell Me” is available on iTunes.  They’re currently on tour and just wrapped up the recording of their first full-length record.  They have been regularly selling out shows in Cleveland and have been getting radio play and spins at top nights in Europe. They’ve got a great horn section and their frontman, Wesley Bright, has some serious pipes and a whole lot of energy.  If you’re into Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings or Charles Bradley, this show is for you.

For their first show in the Burgh, we’re doing a Title Town “Dance & Show”…think part live show, part soul dance party.  The band will perform 2 sets with DJs spinning 45s all night. The Thunderbird is also now entirely SMOKE FREE for live shows.

 
  •  Doors open and DJs start at 8 p.m.
  • The show is 21+ and tickets are only $7 at the door or at ShowClix.com
  • The band will will perform 2 sets.
  • 100% smoke free and plenty of room for dancing!

Title Town Soul & Funk Party - April 5th

SATURDAY, April 5th
TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
Doors/music at 9pm; 21+; $6

RSVP HERE

* TITLE TOWN temporarily moves to a FIRST SATURDAY this month! *

* DOORS OPEN EARLY AT 9 P.M. *

After last month’s killer party, TITLE TOWN is back at the Brillobox on Saturday, April 5th. Come get down to a unique blend of rare and classic soul, deep funk, vintage R&B, soulful disco, Latin boogalooo and more 45 RPM vinyl to make you move on the dance floor.

With the resurgence of soul and funk records new and old and artists like Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Charles Bradley and Nick Waterhouse packing venues and filling dance floors around the world, TITLE TOWN keeps it real with your go-to night of classic and obscure dance music from the greatest decades of music.

The weather is finally warmin’ up, so get off the couch, shine your shoes and drop in. You’ll be glad you did.

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party Live Mixes: http://www.mixcloud.com/titletownpgh

RSVP HERE

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Get up. Get down. The Dirty Ball 2014.

Save the date! One of the Burgh’s best parties, The Dirty Ball returns on April 12th! We’re gonna be spinning the tunes guaranteed to make you groove and move! Tickets on sale now! Get em’ here before they’re gone!

The Dirty Ball
Saturday, April 12th, 2014
Jane Street Warehouse
2120 Jane Street in the South Side
8:00 p.m. to Midnight
Ages 21 and over only.

Featuring Attack Theatre performances, beats by TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party, art installations, fashion throwdowns, libations and fare.

Shake it up and get down to get down. TITLE TOWN is back.

TITLE TOWN SOUL & FUNK PARTY
SATURDAY, March 8th
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue)
Doors at 9:00, Dancefloor til 2 am
21+ | $6

RSVP on Facebook for the latest updates.

STAND UP!

TITLE TOWN SOUL & FUNK PARTY is back with what we do best. Top notch spinners J.MALLS & GORDY G spin FIVE HOURS of the stuff that makes your heart beat a little faster…an EXPLOSIVE mix of ‘60s and Northern SOUL, deep FUNK, soulful DISCO, rare BOOGIE and more to warm you up from the inside.

It’s a SATURDAY NIGHT showcase for our favorite dance floor in the city, best enjoyed with friends and a good cocktail in hand.

Shake it up and get down to get down.

Expect feel good tunes from soul and funk legends like BARBARA ACKLIN, JACKIE WILSON and GENE CHANDLER.

DANCE to hard-to-find and underplayed 45s from FAMILY OF EVE and THE AMBASSADORS. 

GROOVE to new releases from modern soul favorites like Nick WaterhouseE,Myron & E and Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings.

100% VINYL.

No gimmicks. The message is always in the music.

See you on the dance floor Pittsburgh!

If you don’t know how to do it, we’ll show you how to do it. TITLE TOWN is back on February 8th.

Saturday night, middle of winter, Pittsburgh – TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party is back with your monthly dose of killer tunes for our favorite dance floor in the city. It’s a signature mix of four-on-the-floor soul, deep funk, vintage R&B, disco, Latin boogaloo and the rest of the best – all vinyl, all with a whole lotta soul.

Deep digging, driving drumbeats and tight grooves – it’s soul and funk music and it’s a formula we’ve been committed to since 2009. We’re not turnin’ back.

Right off the bat, we’ll dim the lights and pour you a stiff drink. We’re on our way and touching down in New Orleans, Memphis, Detroit and back to Pittsburgh, Pa. We’ll take you back to the good stuff – from Ike & Tina Turner and the Supremes to the back-alley soul of Toledo, Ohio and the sweaty, organ-soaked world of the Hurricane Club.

It’s cold outside. So why not warm up and get down with us at TITLE TOWN?

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
with DJ J.Malls & Gordy G.
SATURDAY, February 8th
brillobox (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
9pm – 2am; 21+; $6

RSVP on Facebook for the latest updates.

* As always, doors open early at 9 P.M. Limited capacity – early arrival is recommended.

Check out a few live recordings here: http://www.mixcloud.com/titletownpgh/

Brillobox: http://www.brillobox.net/

It was a very good year. TITLE TOWN is back on January 11th!

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party
SATURDAY, January 11th
BRILLOBOX (4104 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh)
9pm – 2am; 21+; $6

* DOORS OPEN EARLY AT 9 P.M. EARLY ARRIVAL IS RECOMMENDED.

“Voted one of Pittsburgh’s best dance parties of 2013 by Pittsburgh City Paper readers!”

Yes, folks, the holiday season is behind us and the Steel City’s wildest soul dance party returns to the Brillobox on Saturday, January 11th to kick off 2014.

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party never fails to start the new year with a BANG – stiff drinks, stacks of wax and only the best grooves from the obscure to the vaults of Motown, Stax, Atlantic, Chess and more. The recipe is simple: Two turntables, all vinyl.

It’s a format that we’ve been dedicated to since 2009: Northern and ‘60s soul, deep funk, vintage R&B and everything in between…from mod jazz to disco to Latin boogaloo.

It’s sweaty, loud and just what you need. Get on the dance floor.

TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party live mixes: http://www.mixcloud.com/titletownpgh/

Brillobox: http://www.brillobox.net/

Brillobox is located at 4104 Penn Avenue and TITLE TOWN Soul & Funk Party is a 21+ event. Doors open promptly at 9p.m. Admission is $6 at the door. Early arrival is strongly encouraged.