friday april 20 | latitude

My monthly music excursion known as LATITUDE returns this Friday night April 20th to General Lee’s Cocktail House in Chinatown Los Angeles! Alongside the jazz, rare groove, hip hop and groove heavy pan-African tunes that I’ve been mixing, this 420 edition will find me leaning into some extra reggae and dub tunes for the occasion. So roll (in however many ways that means to you)!

10pm – 2am | FREE
GENERAL LEE’S COCKTAIL HOUSE
475 Ging Ling Way
in Chinatown Central Plaza

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sunday april 29 | la junta 2018 kickoff

Happy April, Everyone!

Guess what?! Yep, you got it. It’s already that time of year–time to announce and promote our first LA JUNTA summer event! We thought about announcing the show on 4/1, but being that it was Easter Sunday, April Fools’ Day AND rent day, we waited until the second day of the month 😉

But no foolin’…our summer rooftop series begins this month on SUNDAY APRIL 29, just enough time for everyone to make plans with your crews, to reserve cabanas and to start working on your summer swagger. This first one is a family affair with the first band we ever booked for an event, LA’s torchbearers of funky, psychedelic cumbia, La Chamba!! The band is fresh off rocking dates for the west coast’s Chicha Summit, as well as putting the final touches on a new album of original material, so the band is tight as ever.

They’ll be joined by our friends, another fantastic southland Afro-Latin band making a lot of noise via a recently released 7″ single on renowned Brooklyn label Names You Can Trust. Get ready to check out El Santo Golpe!

As always, our resident good guys– Yuki , David Cardena-degruvme & Glenn Red –will be mixin’ the summertime feel good rhythms on the decks, so let’s kick off another amazing summer up on the roof.

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WANT TO RESERVE YOUR TABLE/
CABANA / FIRE PIT? BUY TICKETS viaour Eventbrite page – Reservations guarantee you 10 entry tickets to our event!

Due to high demand, we suggest booking ASAP!!

Don Chente Bar-Grill & Lounge
1248 South Figueroa,
Los Angeles, CA 90015
http://www.donchentedtla.com

4PM – 10PM

21 & Over with ID

$5.00 online and $10 at door (to support live music!)

**$10-$20 parking located @ 516 West Pico Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90015 or FREE street parking (if no Staple Center special events)**

Live in the area? Don’t drive take the metro http://media.metro.net/riding_metro/maps/images/rail_map.pdf
See you soon at Don Chente!

venicin’.

Huge thanks to all who were part of last Thursday’s AFRO FUNKÉ 2018 Springtime Celebration, performers and eventgoers alike! What a beautiful night!! Special thanks to the homie Eric Parsons aka DJ Elixir who came down from Ojai to deejay the upstairs Townhouse lounge in Venice CA, not just because he put down a solid set behind the turntables and mixer, but he’s also a top notch photographer who shot the great pix in the gallery below. Check out a few of the random photos he took downstairs and outside while he wasn’t droppin’ the jams upstairs. Unfortunately, he had to miss most of Nickodemus’ set since they were slotted to play the same hours, but Nico managed to slip into one pic during the end-of-night sidewalk talk 🙂 Enjoy, and stay tuned for the announcement of the next Afro Funké getdown!

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announcement | la junta summer 2018!

ANNOUNCEMENT!!! We’re already bouncing with excitement as we prepare for La Junta’s sixth summer season! We’ll be back up on the rooftop on these upcoming Sundays beginning on Sunday April 29th!!! Please save the dates and make plans to dance with us under the sun and moon all summer long! Stay tuned on social media and on our refreshed website (lajuntala.com) as we’ll be announcing the lineup for the 2018 Kickoff Party in the coming days.

See you in the sunshine!