thursday august 30 | afro funké

Afro Funke’ Summer Vibes in Venice – downstairs at Townhouse & The Del Monte on Thursday, August 30, 2018!!!

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AFRO FUNKE’

@ Townhouse & The Del Monte
(downstairs in Speakeasy)

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Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia, Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House, Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted Soul music from around the world.
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featuring very special guest DJ:
Zernell Gillie
Zernell’s style can range from the heart of disco to the soul of Chicago house with a grimy twist. With over 30 years of Deejaying under his belt, it shows in all of his mixes & live performances. He heads the highly sought after label Grimy Edits & the sister label Grimy Trax. He also runs the street wear clothing line Grimy Gear. He is the Co-founder of the Crate Diggers Record Fair & After-party series, and has a monthly show on NTS Radio LA. (“Get Grimy” w/Zernell)
https://www.facebook.com/zernell
https://www.facebook.com/GrimyEdits
https://www.instagram.com/grimyz/
https://www.discogs.com/label/ 178606-Grimy-Edits

AFRO FUNKE’​ resident DJs:

• Jeremy Sole
KCRW / Worldwide FM
http://www.kcrw.com/jeremysole
http://www.facebook.com/jeremysolefamily

• Glenn Red
La Junta
http://www.glennred.com
http://www.facebook.com/glenn.red

live African drumming and dancing by:
Kahlil Cummings
Nadra Ehrman

special guest deejays upstairs in Townhouse lounge:
Eusebio Akasa + Nativity

hosted by:
Rocky Dawuni
*GRAMMY Nominated Musician & Activist*

MUSIC


http://www.facebook.com/rockydawuni

producer/photographer/ talent buyer:
Cary Sullivan
http://www.facebook.com/afrofunke
http://www.instagram.com/afrofunke

jewelry & more:
Native Sol

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Afro Funke’ Links:
http://www.afrofunke.com/

http://www.instagram.com/afrofunke

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Townhouse & The Del Monte Speakeasy
(Event is downstairs)
52 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291
9pm to 2am / 21+ / $10

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with a little help from our friends:
http://www.fusicology.com/ FUSICOLOGY
http://www.enclavela.com/ EnClave.LA
Tamara Kasa
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thursday may 31 | afro funké x la junta

Yo! This event is going to be madness! Our two camps haven’t done an event together since the summer of 2016 when Grand Park brought us in to rock the entire 4th of July Block Party on the main stage for all of Los Angeles. If you were there, you’ll remember what an incredible crowd we had, shaking their bodies all afternoon into the evening, line dancing, zumba dancing and even propelling themselves into the air cheerleader style!!

Save the date! THURSDAY MAY 31st 🙂

P.S. On the flier above, as on the turntables on Afro Funké, it’s a Glenn Red x Jeremy Sole collabo.

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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