With his passion for the past, whether as the creative producer of The Tiger Rag Club an evocation of a 1930s night club, or through to the alternative sounds of the 70s/80s Earl Harlem's love of the vintage lifestyle will make your event one to remember.
Winner of Norwich Vintage Awards Best DJ two years running, Earl Harlem regularly DJs at and promotes various vintage music nights including Norwich Hot Rhythm Club (20s Jazz to 60s Soul), Drink 'n' Jive (30s Swing to 70s Funk), Peachy (50s RnR to 80s Punk) among others. He has been booked to DJ for events such as the Norfolk and Norwich Festival Spiegeltent, The UEA American Society Ball, London Proud Cabaret, Salon Rouge Cambridge, Norwich Body Art Festival as well as themed/corporate events, weddings and private parties.
Earl Harlem is one of the founding members of Swing City providing weekly swing dance lessons in the centre of Norwich and has provided fun and easy to learn swing lessons for The Big Dance day, corporate events including for May Gurney and private functions, themed events, as well as the regular Bo Nanfana Social Club nights.
Earl Harlem has performed his vintage character walkabout as well hosting as MC for numerous events including Hocus Pocus Theatre, Salon Rouge, Bonanfana Social Club and Sainsbury Centre Late Shift. He has also appeared in various theatre and TV productions, with roles such as a jitterbug dancing GI for the BBC and a spiv in an East Anglia film archive documentary.
Earl Harlem offer hire of vintage style props set pieces created by his sister company Bix B Productions Design and Creation Studios, who design and create theatre, film and TV sets, Props, Installation Art as well as Modelmaking and Themed interior design. Bix. B. Productions also provide full bespoke design and creation service for events.
If you require event organisation, venue dressing for your upcoming event, Earl Harlem highly recommends The Bo Nanafana Social Club for all your event needs. To add that extra touch of exquisite decadence to your evening, Earl Harlem has great pleasure in recommending cabaret and burlesque artiste Natalya Umanska.