TICKETS & DETAILS: ARTDONTSLEEP.COM
On Valentines Eve, One ticket gets you into two incredible shows: Jazz is Dead upstairs at The Echo & The Return of 70’s Ethiopian Funk God, Ayalew Mesfin w/ Debo Band downstairs at The Echoplex • Will be one for the books! •
The love is real, Los Angeles ❤
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The Return of Ayalew Mesfin, The 70’s Ethiopian Funk God!
February 13th, 2018
Vinyl Me, Please., Now Again Records and ArtDontSleep present:
The Return of Ayalew Mesfin w/ Debo Band
With opening performances by:
Wondem and Ethio Cali
DJ sets by
+ Special Surprise Guests
Echoplex 1154 Glendale Blvd, LA, CA. 90026
21+ tickets @ $20
From the album Hasabe (My Worries), a Now-Again x Vinyl Me, Please release, coming January 23. Ayalew Mesfin is among the legends of a 1970s Ethiopian funk era whose music was forced underground by his country’s government. Now, over 40 years later, his triumphant return gives us a chance to discover a rare & beautiful moment in music history.
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We’ve been working really hard on this and we are excited to be presenting it to you.
If you purchase entry into one of the events, you will be granted entry into both events. This is a very special one time happening and only going down in Los Angeles!
Posted in ArtDontSleeo, Hip Hop, Jazz, Live, LivePerformances, Los Angeles, Music, Uncategorized, vinyl, wyldeflower
Tagged Art, ArtDontSleep, Ayalew Mesfin, Dexter Story, Funk, Georgia Anne Muldrow, Hip Hop, Live Music, live music los angeles, Live Performances, Novena Carmel, nowagain, THE ECHOPLEX, vinyl, vinyl me please, vinyl records, wyldeflower
HERBIE HANCOCK • KAMASI WASHINGTON
ABOUT THIS PERFORMANCE
Continually re-imagining jazz, the ever-ingenious Oscar- and multiple Grammy-winning pianist Herbie Hancock will bring his newest mind-blowing explorations to life with his amazing new band. L.A. native Kamasi Washington’s groundbreaking debut album The Epic and his stunning live performances around the world have brought the legacy of 20th century jazz to a new cohort of millennial hip-hop fans and more.
Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.
Presented by the LA Phil. For tickets and information, visit HollywoodBowl.com
#DigThisLA is by and for community. it’s a benefit for @ronfinleyhq, a tru hero for his community in south central & beyond.
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Los Angeles, spend a day with us at @moonwaterfarm in #compton, with workshops, discussions, live music, organic food, sound baths, yoga, wellness, hella vibes and some of the dopest artists + thought leaders in our city. visit www.digthis.splashthat.com for tickets and info ~
Moonwater Farm address:
544 W Raymond St, Compton, CA 90220
Entry is $10 donation – we’ve also set up an open donation for those who wish to give more 🙂 People who can’t attend are welcome to donate as well! ❤
Posted in Art, Events, Fresh, HealthisWealth, Inspiration, Live, LivePerformances, Los Angeles, Love, Music, Truth
Tagged canyoudigthis, Community, Dig This Los Angeles, DigThisLA, Los Angeles, mamaearth, moonwaterfarm, ronfinley, sustainability
» i gathered some of my favorite records from my collection and joined my friends @philnisco & @freetherobots for MILD ANIMALS on www.NTS.live!
(i) freetherobots @ 0:00-47:02
(ii) wyldeflower @47:03- 1:31:33 (all vinyl set)
(iii) philnisco @1:31:34-2:00:00
artist. // song name
1. dilla – fuck the police
2. eddie harris – people getting ready to go see eddie harris
3. david axelrod – tony poem
4. jay electronica- exhibit c
5. minnie riperton – inside my love
6. fatima – la neta
7. quarteto em cy – alleluia
8. thundercat – them changes
9. secos & molhados – sangre latino
10. the new birth – it’s been a long time
11. roc marciano – ice cream man
12. milton nacimiento – para lennon e mccartney
13. dilla – i don’t know (promo)
14. nxworries – suede
15. samiyam- escape
16. the intetnet – special affair
17. marvin gaye – i want you (vocal)
Posted in Inspiration, Jazz, Live, Los Angeles, Music, Nueve, Records, SampleLove, Soul, vinyl, wyldeflower
» Wondem (meaning ‘brother’ in Amharic) is Dexter Story’s Soundway Records album and his live ensemble inspired by Ethiopian, Somalian, Eritrean, Sudanese and Kenyan culture, and by his passionate tenure in the Los Angeles-based World jazz ensemble Ethio Cali.
Join Dexter Story’s Wondem LIVE on Saturday, Oct 15th at one of the most beautiful venues in Los Angeles for AFRICA RISING with songstress, the elegant and magical Zap Mama! Secure your tickets NOW: https://www.fordtheatres.org/calendar/kcrw-presents-afro-funke