Thanks to everyone who came down to support AFRO FUNKE’ and joined in MEXICAN DUBWISER’s video shoot for his new track featuring ROCKY DAWUNI! Big up to SANDRA IZADORE for gracing us with her presence last week! It was so great to have the queen up in the house to really get the party started RIGHT!
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 January 19, 2012
DJ MEXICAN DUBWISER
VIDEO SHOOT for his new single
“RADIO REVOLUTION” w/ ROCKY DAWUNI!
Internationally known Dubwise Selecta and hailing from Monterrey, Mexico, Mexican Dubwiser has been busy holding it down in Los Angeles since 2000 and rising up to be one of the city’s most promising and busiest DJ’s on the Electronic / Latin / World / Reggae / Dub / Cumbia scene.
His unique style and sound, based on electronic rhythms, that fuses with cumbia, reggae, funk and dub took him to Bogota, Colombia for his first Latin America show for Festival Centro in early 2011, before his music took him to share stages, open shows and going on tours with the likes of: Manu Chao, KINKY, Bajofondo, DJ Krush, DJ Vadim, Funky Lowlives, Nortec Collective: Bostich + Fussible, Stereotyp, Amigos Invisibles, Brownout, Ocote Soul Sounds, Pacha Massive, Bigga Bush, Very be Careful, Money Mark, Federico Aubele, Aterciopelados, Julieta Venegas, El Hijo de la Cumbia, Molotov, Plastilina Mosh, Ximena Sariñana, Amandititita, Chicha Libre, and El Gran Silencio, just to name a few.
After all the hype with the nu cumbia sound and now geared up with two albums released FREE through the internet, between Fall 2009 and late 2010, made of remixes and personal favorites, Mexican Dubwiser “Sonidos De Hoy y Siempre Vol. 1” and simply “VOL2”, now in 2012 and through Kin Kon Records, KINKYs own Record Label, Mexican Dubwiser will release his first Full Length Album.
Official Los Angeles Wrap Party!!
FELA! is both rave and theatrical wonder. Thanks to Fela’s captivating music and the visionary direction and choreography of Tony Award® winner Bill T. Jones, this tale of courage, passion and love will shake you: body and soul.
We have invited the cast and band to join us to celebrate their incredible run in Los Angeles. Please come down and join them to dance the night away at Afro Funke’!
**See FELA! @ Ahmanson Theatre Until 1/22 – buy your tickets NOW!!
++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 / $7 before 10:30pm; $10 after
(NO CREDIT CARDS FOR COVER !!
Please bring cash or there is ATM in building)
*AFRO FUNKE’ is now on Twitter! Please follow us!!
Thursday, January 26, 2012
**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:
“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving. ”