Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation Heads To Swansea

Pioneer of the UK Urban Scene and multi-award-winning DJ royalty, Trevor Nelson will be returning to Wales for a night of Classic R&B and Soul LIVE in 2020/

Announcing a date at Swansea’s Patti Pavilion venue on 10th April 2020, Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation will be packing the hall with all the irresistibly slick and smooth stylings we have come to associate with the R&B king.

With a career that has spanned decades and genres, Trevor Nelson holds an irrefutable cornerstone in UK music history. From his very beginnings on London pirate radio nurturing what would become Kiss FM, through to his work on The Soul Show and his prime-time BBC Radio 1/ R1 Extra weekend stints, Trevor has introduced listeners across the nation to cutting-edge sounds from the worlds of Soul, R&B, Reggae and beyond.

Immediately identifiable as a much-loved presenting personality too, Trevor joined the ranks of MTV in 1998 to host their flagship R&B show ‘The Lick’ for 11 years on MTV Base (which remains the channel’s longest running show to date), whilst also being granted the honour of hosting the first ever MTV Africa Awards from Abuja in Nigeria.

Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation is at Swansea Patti Pavilion on April 10, 2020Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation is at Swansea Patti Pavilion on April 10, 2020

Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation is at Swansea Patti Pavilion on April 10, 2020

A hugely successful DJ both in the studio and behind the decks, Trevor has released a number of hit compilation albums including: INCredible Sound of Trevor Nelson, The Soul Nation, several “Lick” compilations, The Trevor Nelson Collection, and most recently his Trevor Nelson Club Classics.

In recognition of his years of dedicated service to the music he has committed his life to, Trevor has won numerous plaudits throughout his career including 4 MOBOS, the Special Gold Lifetime Achievement award for his services to broadcasting at the 2010 Sony Radio Academy Awards, and even an MBE for his work with the millennium volunteers.

A true music enthusiast to the last, Trevor Nelson Soul Nation will see the DJ sharing his passion in the live arena. Featuring an inimitable blend of sleek and sultry records with soul as lifted from the past three decades of his career, Trevor will be keeping the dance floor bouncing all night long at this unmissable show.

  • Catch Trevor Nelson’s Soul Nation at Swansea Patti Pavilion on April 10, 2020 from 8pm to 12am.

  • The event is restricted to ages 18+

  • Tickets available via


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