UPLIFT the soul with more of the same as the annual Summer Soul-Stice returns to Ilfracombe next week. From Friday, July 18 and on six Fridays until the end of August, a 13-piece band will be belting out the best of Motown, soul, blues and funk in a show

UPLIFT the soul with more of the same as the annual Summer Soul-Stice returns to Ilfracombe next week.From Friday, July 18 and on six Fridays until the end of August, a 13-piece band will be belting out the best of Motown, soul, blues and funk in a show to suit the whole family.The band has been formed by the popular Sonic Fusion plus special guests and will be appearing at the Landmark Pavilion with some new songs, new singers and new ideas to keep all entertained, with music from James Brown, The Commitments, Aretha Franklin, The Blues Brothers and more.The remaining Friday shows are on: July 25; August 1, 8, 15 and 29, starting at 8.15pm. Organisers have advised to book early to avoid disappointment. Tickets are available from the box office on (01271) 324242.