This Thursday we bring you an awesome live band from San Francisco for their first full band show at Zanzibar plus we will be celebrating their brand new release! Plus we have a guest deejay coming in who is currently living in Ghana who will be bringing some fresh beats from the Motherland!
Don’t forget ROCKY DAWUNI is playing LIVE with his full 11 piece band on a very special Wednesday night edition of Afro Funke’ on November 23rd. Pre-Sale tickets are available NOW!
WEEKLY FUNK INVOCATION
Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia,
Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House,
Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted
Funk music from around the world
Thursday November 17, 2011
AFRO FUNKE’ LIVE PRESENTS
Afrolicious is Pleasuremaker aka Joe McGuire’s foray into African music. Formerly a radio dj at University of Kansas, he relocated to SF where he created and cultivated with his brother Oz McGuire San Francisco’s legendary weekly party at the Elbo Room called Afrolicious. Working with musicians from all over Africa and the diaspora, this project explores his deep admiration and respect for the rhythms, sounds and musicians from Africa. During one of his gigs he passed a demo to Thievery Corporation’s SF transplant Rob Garza, Garza who really vibed on the music and thought the project had potential soon decided to produce the project, the 1st EP entitled a “Dub for Mali” will be released this summer on ESL music.
Recently, Pleasuremaker opened up for Thievery Corporation at Red Rocks to an amazing response. Afrolicious has also been featured on Nickodemus recent Turntables on the Hudson compilation, remixed Thievery Corporation’s ‘Vampires’ and are regularly touring and djing around the country. Currently Afrolicious is putting together a dj mix of the ESL Music catalog as well.
(Afro Funke’ / Eclectica)
++Plus special surprise guests each week!
++Plus drink specials every Thursday!
Afro Funke’ Thursdays
1301 5th Street @ Arizona
Santa Monica, CA 90401
310.451.2221 / 21+ (EVERYONE must have ID)
9pm – 2am / $10
(NO CREDIT CARDS FOR COVER !!
Please bring cash or there is ATM in building)
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**Check out the exclusive Afro Funke’ T-Shirts
@ the club every week. Plus hand made hats, jewelry, belts & more
provided by Big Al Hats, Native Sol, Cola Smith-Adabachi,
Amreen Karmali & other amazing crafts people!!**
with a little help from our friends:
“The journey is the destination.”