Pre-Grammy Rooftop Soriée

» RSVP: https://pregrammyparty.splashthat.com/

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Nueve Record Potluck 4/19/19

After a 3year run and a 3year hiatus, Nueve Record Potluck is back in its original format, inviting bi-weekly hosts, special guests and YOU! It is an all vinyl night designed for record collectors and connoisseurs 1st and 3rd Fridays from 8pm-12am. Bring 9 of your favorite albums, sign in, spin and join the music conversation! Palihouse West Hollywood : 8465 Holloway Dr. 90069 #nueverecordpotluck

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Nueve Record Potluck 4/5/19

After a 3year run and a 3year hiatus, Nueve Record Potluck is back in its original format, inviting bi-weekly hosts, special guests and YOU! It is an all vinyl night designed for record collectors and connoisseurs 1st and 3rd Fridays from 8pm-12am. Bring 9 of your favorite albums, sign in, spin and join the music conversation! Palihouse West Hollywood : 8465 Holloway Dr. 90069 #nueverecordpotluck

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6/23 LOS ANGELES! JazzIsDead IV

» This is our fourth installment of the #JazzIsDead movement, and we are happy to bring you a first look at our newest group #TheMidnightHour featuring Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge w/a 20-piece orchestra LIVE in #LosAngeles on Saturday, June 23rd @lodgeroom w/ Special Jazz DJ set by 9th Wonder. Opening sets by Sacred & Al Jackson of #JuJu & Wyldeflower. Hosted by Dr. Todd Boyd.

» Get your tickets now at The Artform Studio or online via artdontsleep.com » #harlemrenaissance #blackexcellence #linearlabs #linearlabsmusic

“So Amazing” is a re-imagining of Luther Vandross’ 1986 single. Ali and Adrian took Luther’s original vocal stems and composed new music, as if they were in the room with Luther originally. This transcendental recording is something that really makes The Midnight Hour special.

ArtDontSleep and #JazzIsDead are proud to present:
THE MIDNIGHT HOUR
(Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Adrian Younge + 20 piece orchestra)

Special Jazz DJ Set:
9TH WONDER

JUJU Soundsystem:
AL Jackson + Sacred

Opening Set by:
Wyldeflower

Hosted by:
Dr. Todd Boyd

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The Midnight Hour is Black excellence: an ode to the cultural sophistication that the Harlem Renaissance established for its people. The Midnight Hour is comprised of Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, alongside a tight rhythm section and a full orchestra. The album has features from CeeLo Green, Raphael Saadiq, Marsha Ambrosius, Bilal, Eryn Allen Kane, Karolina and more.

Adrian and Ali began working on this album back in 2013, but put the project aside as they would score the hit Netflix series Marvel’s Luke Cage (the two even perform in an episode of the upcoming second season). The Midnight Hour is a soul/jazz/hip hop album which continues the conversations started by yesterday’s jazz and funk pioneers; those that created the bedrock of samples for hip hop producers in the 80s/90s. The Midnight Hour is sophisticated hip hop that fans will enjoy, capturing their jazz rhythm section, and a full orchestra, to analog tape.

One of the seminal compositions, “Questions,” originally began as an unfinished Midnight Hour demo with Cee-Lo Green. However, Kendrick Lamar heard the track and wanted to sample portions for his GRAMMY-winning album To Pimp a Butterfly (the song ultimately made it to Kendrick’s 2016 compilation Untitled Unmastered as “Untitled 06 | 06.30.2014.”). The full, completed version of “Questions” is now the lead single on The Midnight Hour.

“So Amazing” is a reimagining of Luther Vandross’ 1986 single. Ali and Adrian took Luther’s original vocal stems and composed new music, as if they were in the room with Luther originally. This transcendental recording is something that really makes The Midnight Hour special.

The 20 track, full length double album, will be released on Linear Labs and distributed digitally by INgrooves and vinyl will be distributed by Traffic Entertainment, world wide on June 8, 2018. For more information, please visit www.linearlabsmusic.com.

06.01.18 HIGHER! Sly Stone Tribute

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Music Director/Producer: Dexter Story | Vocalists: Bilal, Joi, Novena Carmel, Godfrey At Large, Jimetta Rose, Jack Davey, Rayburn Waltz, Dexter Story, Mark Cross, Lonnie Marshall, John Bigham | Guitar: Molly Miller | Keys: Mark Cross | Drums: Phillip “Fish” Fisher | Percussion: Dexter Story | Bass: Lonnie Marshall | Hammond B3 Organ: Jack Maeby | Alto Saxophone: Geoff “Double G” Gallegos | Tenor Saxophone: Matthew DeMerritt | Trumpet: Brandyn Phillips & very special surprise guests*

Higher! The Psychedelic Soul & Genius of Sly and The Family Stone (1966-1983)

Celebrating the ubiquitous ‪Sly Stone,‬ his musical cohorts and the funky sounds of liberation. Exercise your freedom to be Fresh, to Dance to the Music and to Stand by joining us on a trip through some of the most magical and influential music in history.

Friday, June 1st, 2018 | Los Angeles | 8pm | FREE

Music Director: Dexter Story
Producer: Rocio Wyldeflower Contreras
Co-Producers: Dexter Story & Novena Carmel
Host & Creative Consultant: Nelson George
Visuals: Señor Quiza (Museum of Traffic)
Poster Design: Rani de Leon

-RSVP on Facebook

Grand Performances / California Plaza
350 S Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90071

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CINCO DE MAYO WEEKEND IN PALM SPRINGS!

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Co-founder of LA’s monthly vinyl record potluck, #nueve, Rocio “wyldeflower” Contreras is constantly celebrating music lovers in all ways. A well-known event & concert producer, record collector and music connoisseur, her collection, in revolutions of nine, will effortlessly peak any top playlist, challenge shazaam and uplift even the most somber of spirits. Rocio is praised as a music selector inspired by discovery, always digging deeper to connect and explore. Catch Rocio behind the turntables clearing space and setting intention with her coveted vinyl collection.

dublab is a non-profit radio station dedicated to the growth of music, arts and culture broadcasting from Los Angeles since 1999. Their mission is to share freeform radio transmissions with an international audience. dublab’s programming has expanded to include production of art exhibits, films, events and record releases as well as affiliate stations in Germany (dublab.de), Japan (dublab.jp) and Spain (dublab.es).

Celebrating Luther on 4/19

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Luther Vandross is a HUGE part of our lives! Ali actually recorded for Luther for one of Luthers records. Adrian is the most die hard fan of Luther I have ever met. This is something close to these guys and they have something very special to hare with you.

Los Angeles Luther fans! Join us for a Celebration of the Life and Birthday of Luther Vandross on Thursday, April 19th!

TICKETS

Special All Luther DJ set by Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad. Opening DJ Set by Moni Vargas of Friends We Love and hosted by Aaron Byrd from KCRW.
This Thursday, April 19th, 2018
ArtDontSleep presents:
A Celebration Of The Life And Birthday Of:
LUTHER VANDROSS
Featuring A Special All Luther Vandross DJ Set By:
ALI SHAHEED MUHAMMAD & ADRIAN YOUNGEOpening DJ Set By:
Moni Vargas (Friends We Love)Hosted By:
Aaron Byrd (KCRW)

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A little known fact, Adrian Younge and Ali Shaheed Muhammad are HUGE Luther Vandross fans. A year ago, we all had the opportunity to meet the Luther Estate and the guys all hit it off. So, on Luther’s birthday this year, Adrian and Ali are doing the first ever Luther Vandross Party, on the eve of Luther’s birthday! Come sing happy birthday to possibly, the greatest male vocalist of all time.

 

Queens Fest 2018!

ATTN LA:
The Queens are back in town!

QUEENS OF THE NEW AGE: 
“Festival of Extraordinary Women”

SUNDAY, APRIL 8, 2018
California African American Muesum

featuring live performances by 
KING
ILL CAMILLE
LINAFORNIA 
AMINDI K. FROST
KONA  |  AKUA

with DJ sets from
MISS JACK DAVEY
NOVENA CARMEL
MONI VARGAS
ALIMA LEE
WYLDFLOWER 

and spoken word 
YAZMIN MONET WATKINS

plus DJ workshops 
GIRLS MAKE BEATS

Sip + Paint workshops 
EYE HEART ART 

& delicious food trucks 
Peaches Smokehouse
ABEAUTIFULLIFE
Ralph & Richies

Plus a host of amazing locally sourced vendors.

All women, All day, All ages, All FREE!!
RSVP: QUEENS.LA

#QUEENSFEST18

” LA’s first all ages, all women’s music festival for the people. ”

A full day of light beaming featuring DJs, live performances, food trucks, beer garden, powerful discussions, sip+paint workshops and hands-on DJ workshops.

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SUNDAY 8 APRIL 2018 | 12PM
CAAM, EXPOSITION PARK
600 State Dr. CA 90037


 

02.13.18 | JAZZ IS DEAD & Ayalew Mesfin

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JAZZ IS DEAD is back Los Angeles!


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 ❤

Details below*

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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
Egon
+ 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.

*TICKETS: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1625818

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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!

12.22.17 | Skid Row Christmas Homeless Benefit

We are throwing a Gift Wrapping Party for people that live on the street. Bring a gift and we will get it to the street. You bring it. We wrap it and take it to Skid Row!!!

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SKID ROW CHRISTMAS: A Benefit for LA’s Homeless
Friday, Dec 22nd, 2017
Performances by:
Cypress Junkies (LIVE)
Cut Chemist (DJ Set)
C-Minus (Fantastik 4our) (Dj Set)
Tyrone’s Jacket (LIVE)
+Surprise Special Guests!
Hosted by:

Novena Carmel

 

Dig Deeper…..
Over the past 20 years an event that started off by feeding 9 people ended up growing and giving so much more, its called Gobble Gobble Give. This year on Thanksgiving Day over 24,500 men, women, and children who live on the streets were fed. 15,000 toothbrush kits, 10,000 warm hoodies and beanies. 10,000 brand new warm socks were handed out. Currently their Feed the Homeless program is in 17 cities from San Francisco to Harlem NY, from Detroit Mi to Austin Tx, from the OC to Nashville.
 

Skid Row Christmas is presented by Tradecraft Farms & Stick-e-vape who are celebrating their year, they decided to take their annual holiday party to another level by creating a space to gather and give back to those in need. The goal is to curate a Huge Los Angeles Christmas Celebration to raise awareness and much needed supplies for the winter. Guests are encouraged to bring an unwrapped gift to donate at the door, they will be wrapped and distributed all over the city. Gift recommendations: blankets, hoodies, packs of socks, food baskets, etc. This is a cannabis friendly event. A portion of the proceeds will go to LA’s homeless.

Ps… the cost of the VIP “Wellness” Experience is about the cost of a top shelf bouquet and comes with a bunch of highlights. You give a gift and get a gift. But a ticket: https://bit.ly/skidrowxmas

#CypressJunkies
#CutChemist
#TyronesJacket
#Cminus
#NovenaCarmel
#SkidRowChristmas
#FeedTheHomeless
#TradecraftFarms
#Fusicology

12.14.17 | Jazz is Dead | LA!

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JAZZ is DEAD, LOS ANGELES
THURSDAY, DECEMBER 14TH, 2017 | 8PM
TICKETS

Live Performances By:
Keyon Harold and Friends (NYC) w/ surprise guests

Josef Leimberg Astral Progression Ensemble (LA)

DJ Sets by:
Adrian Younge (Linear Labs/Artform Studio)
Sacred (Juju)
Wyldeflower (Nueve)

Tix avail at www.artdontsleep.com
Physical Tix avail @ The Artform Studio

An ArtDontSleep Production
Support from Mass Appeal, Legacy Recordings and Sid The Cat

Keyon Harrold x Gerogia Anne Muldrow x Jermaine Holmes:

12.8.17 | Autumn IV

tickets » www.queens.la

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LOS ANGELES!! Meet us at Resident this Friday (12/8) for the closing of AUTUMN by QUEENS OF THE NEW AGE ! Featuring DJ’s, live performances and an open bar courtesy of Espolòn Tequila Tickets are avail now http://queens.la/

AUTUMN IV featuring…

Azul
Marian Mereba
Linafornia
with special guests
MS. Jack Davey !!!
introducing KONA & Rayana Jay
hosted by Ill Camille
with DJs Rocío Contreras aka
Wyldeflower & Novena Carmel
& Soraya La Pread

FRIDAY
December 8, 2017
Doors: 8PM

Resident DTLA
428 S. Hewitt St.
Los Angeles

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Following last year’s popular gallery series, Queens of the New Age in Celebration of Extraordinary Women returns with AUTUMN, turning the spotlight on a three of last Fall’s rising stars with a series of four intimate concerts at Resident, DTLA. Powered by Mixed Feelings and the one mind group, AUTUMN will feature live performances from AUTUMN residents; Mereba, Linafornia and Azul featuring support from established special guests, visual artists, performing artists, producers, deejays and most importantly the young creative minds striving to find that spotlight. AUTUMN, continues Friday, December 8th at Resident, DTLA.

QUEENS OF THE NEW AGE established in 2015, in celebration of extraordinary women, features an array of well-known and burgeoning female performing and visual artists. Our mission is to strengthen the connective tissue amongst this creative community by fostering space for female talent to showcase their work while increasing their audience and demand for larger shows, festivals and brand partnerships worldwide. Through use of our media and event partners, our global footprint continues to expand, making the Queens of the New Age stage a staple incubator for new acts. The Queens creative network includes performing artists, musicians, producers, deejays, comedians and dancers as well as photographers, videographers, directors, sound engineers and designers. Queens talent network includes: Willow Smith, KING, Anna Wise, Kilo Kish, Jamila Woods, Emari Traffie, Hannah Faith, Tiffany Gouche, Eden Hagos, Madame Ghandi, Quinta B., Arima Ederra, Mereba, Linafornia, Azul and more.

11.10.17 | AUTUMN by QUEENS

Celebrating Extra Ordinary Women ~ QUEENS.LA  ~

#LA! The Queens are back! This Friday, Nov. 10th @residentdtla for round II of #AUTUMNbyQUEENS this weeks billing includes LA favorites @JimettaRose, @IllCamille and moi, @wyldeflower I’ll be bringing some vinyl gems for your eardrums right at doors (8pm) Our gracious host @novenacarmel will give us the greenlight for showtime around 9pm and if I were you, I’d stick around after the show for a our groovy little dance party (if you don’t know, now you know!) featuring a very special surprise guest selecta*

~ tickets available » NOW « via: queens.la

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09.17.17 | Astral Progressions | LIVE!

TICKETS: bit.ly/JOSEFLEIMBERG

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Join us at the historic Ford Theatres in Hollywood for a concert under the stars. Virtuoso trumpeter and composer Josef Leimberg will make his Ford Theatres debut performing music from his recent album, Astral Progressions, a fusion of cosmic jazz with soul, R&B and hip-hop.

For his Ford performance, he will bring along some of his favorite musicians and collaborators, including singer/songwriters Bilal, Jimetta Rose Music and Jermaine Holmes (D’Angelo’s The Vanguard/Drumhedz), to perform his signature style of innovative and expansive jazz.

Gates open at 5:30pm.
Show starts promptly at 7:30pm.

Bring your food and drinks (beer and wine permitted) and picnic on the plaza. Special pre-show performance on “The Zev” terrace with Kobie Dozier (saxaphone) and Gina Ramirez (double bass)

More about Josef Leimberg:
Josef appeared on Kendrick Lamar‘s Grammy Award–winning LP To Pimp a Butterfly, and has worked with Snoop Dogg, Erykah Badu, Funkadelic, Thundercat and Dr Dre, among others.

“The West Coast jazz scene is having a moment. Led by the inimitable Kamasi Washington, it has also bred standout artists like Terrace Martin, Miles Mosley, whilst also birthing the careers of Thundercat and Flying Lotus.

“On his solo debut, “Astral Progressions,” Leimberg blasts into a decidedly cosmic realm, one that recalls Sun Ra’s transfixing work with the Mini-Moog synthesizer in the 1970s, except channeled through contemporary beat-based Los Angeles and filled with generational vigor. It’s music, thick with reverb, echo, layers of voices and a free-floating spirit that celebrates sonic spontaneity. Leimberg mixes these elements into compositions that suggest smoky cocktail jazz of the 1960s or the opening theme to a movie about a Leimert Park love affair.”—Randall Roberts, Los Angeles Times

MORE ABOUT THE FORD: At 1,200 seats, the Ford Theatres creates an intimate concert experience that is a favorite among Angelenos. Each summer, the Ford hosts a diverse roster of events representing music and dance styles reflective of the communities that comprise Los Angeles County. Located in a County regional park in the Hollywood Hills, the Ford is owned by the County of Los Angeles and operated in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation and the Ford Theatre Foundation. The Ford Theatres 2017 Summer Season runs now through October 17. A complete season schedule, directions to the theatre and parking information can be found at FordTheatres.org. Ticket prices start at $25; Reserved Seating. Tickets are available at FordTheatres.org or 323-461-3673 (for non-visual media 323-GO-1-FORD). To learn about discounts for groups of 10 or more, please visit FordTheatres.org.

WHERE: Ford Theatres, 2580 Cahuenga Blvd. East, Hollywood, CA 90068

HOW: (323) 461-3673 or FordTheatres.org

PARKING: Onsite, stacked. $10 per vehicle for evening shows; $1 per vehicle for morning family shows, cash only. Carpool and save: three or more people per vehicle pay only $5 for parking for evening shows. A FREE shuttle to the Ford services the Universal City/Studio City Metro Station lot at Lankershim Blvd. and Campo de Cahuenga (excluding Big World Fun and JAM Sessions). The Ford shuttle stops in the “kiss
and ride” area and cycles every 20 minutes. For non-stacked off-site parking, a FREE shuttle services the parking structure located at 3330 Cahuenga Blvd. West, Los Angeles, CA 90068 (new); parking costs $12, cash only.

OTHER: Dress appropriately for outdoor seating.
This event is part of the Artists Partnership Series, a multidisciplinary performing arts series presented in partnership with LA County-based arts organizations and producers that, combined with IGNITE @ the FORD!, JAM Sessions and Big World Fun, make up the Ford Theatres’ celebratory 2017 Summer Season. A complete season schedule, directions to the theatre and parking information can be found at FordTheatres.org.
The Ford is disabled accessible. Portable wireless listening devices are available upon request.

09.02.17 | South LA’s Power Fest!


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Community Coalition Presents:
POWER FEST 2017 | Saturday, September 2nd, 2017
Martin Luther King Junior Park 3900 S. Western Ave, Los Angeles CA 90062Join us for the 6th Annual South LA Power Fest on September 2, 2017. Power Fest is one of LA’s premier community music festivals, that attracts thousands in a day of celebration, civic empowerment, and cultural immersion in South Los Angeles.Come enjoy great music, art installations, good food, and special activities for kids and families! You’re not going to want to miss this amazing and FREE event.

This year’s Power Fest lineup draws on the many cultural influences that call South LA home to help lift up an inclusive vision for the future of America. While events across the country have been driving us apart, Power Fest will bring us all together.

RSVP at our website: http://SouthLAPowerfest.com/

LIVE PERFORMANCES BY:
Ro James
Ill Camille
La Chamba
Rae Khalil
Subsuelo
Changui Majadero
Al Jackson
DJ WORDAMOUPH

Bananas (Leimert Park)

with LIVE Screen Printing by Hit+Run! 

FEATURING INTERACTIVE PROGRAMMING starting at 12PM in our Together We Rise LA and Empowerment Tents and our Kids Zone! 

RSVP at our website: http://SouthLAPowerfest.com/

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08.23.18 | HERBIE HANCOCK • KAMASI WASHINGTON | Hollywood Bowl

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HERBIE HANCOCK • KAMASI WASHINGTON
Hollywood Bowl
August 23

ARTISTS
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.

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Programs, artists, dates, prices and availability subject to change.

Presented by the LA Phil. For tickets and information, visit HollywoodBowl.com

Link: http://bit.ly/HB17_calendar_herbiekamasi

[VIDEO] Mothership Landing Live Stream!

The spirit of The Mothership was alive and beaming in the heart of downtown Los Angeles. Funk, celebrated under the stars cradled by the sweet, warm California summertime breeze. Under the music direction of maestro Dexter Story with an absolutely incredible cast of artists. See below follow the link to explore the universe that bloomed out of 1977 in 2017. It was and is a magical one…

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WATCH HERE: https://www.facebook.com/GrandPerformances/videos/10154851756432263/

It was an absolute honor to co-produce this experience for the city of Los Angeles on the magical ‘water stage’ at Grand Performances, thankful for the tremendous energy, history and ride this show took us on. Celebrating “The Music, The People & The Rhythm of The One”

-wyldeflower

07.29.17 | Mothership Landing: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77 @ Grand Performances

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Mothership Landing: Funk and The Afrofuturist Universe of ’77
@ Grand Performances (California Plaza)
Address: 350 S. Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90071
Date: Saturday, July 29, 2017
Time: 8-10:15pm
Admission: Free / All ages / Outdoors

40 years ago, funk music hit critical mass with the release of groundbreaking Afrofurist-themed albums like Live P-Funk Earth Tour, Funkentelechy and All ‘N All that would ignite dance floors and shape R&B and hip-hop culture forever. Join us to celebrate the cosmic genius of George Clinton, Maurice White, William “Bootsy” Collins, Bernie Worrell, Junie Morrison, Sun Ra and more…

Music Director: Dexter Story
Host: Rickey Vincent
Visuals: Señor Quizá
Producers: Rocio Wyldeflower Contreras and Dexter Story

Vocals:
Charles Jones
Dustin Warren
Jack Davey
Jimetta Rose
Kendra Foster
Lonnie Marshall
Novena Carmel
Shafiq Husayn

Musicians:
Allakoi Peete (percussion)
Brandyn Phillips (trumpet)
Chris Johnson (trombone)
Jerry Jay Flat Williams (tenor sax)
Josef Leimberg (trumpet)
Kenneth Crouch (B3 Organ)
Lonnie Marshall (bass)
Mark Cross (keys, vox)
Phillip Fisher (drums)
Woody Aplanalp (guitar)

#MothershipLandingLA #AfrofuturistUniverse77
#grandperformances

More info: http://grandperformances.org/mothership

Directions: www.grandperformances.org/directions

Facebook Event RSVP: www.facebook.com

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05.20.17 | #DigThisLA » Saturday, May 20th | Compton, California

#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 ~

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Moonwater Farm address:
544 W Raymond St, Compton, CA 90220
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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! ❤

02.24.17 | Mild Animals w/ wyldeflower on NTS

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» i gathered some of my favorite records from my collection and joined my friends @philnisco@freetherobots for MILD ANIMALS on www.NTS.live!

170224: setlist:
(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)

08.21.17 | Mia Doi Todd & Gaby Hernandez @ World Stage!

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Los Angeles is such a magical, musical, creative city. Blessed with many special folks creating ultra special, unique healing sounds for our hearts and souls. Gaby Hernandez and Mia Doi Todd are two of them, creating some of the most beautiful, honest, raw, sweet, sensual music – they will be performing LIVE in the beautiful city of LA. Don’t miss out on this intimate performance on Friday, October 21st as these two magical music makers share their spirits with us at the World Stage.

» Make sure to reserve your tickets NOW: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/mia-doi-todd-gaby-hernandez-the-world-stage-tickets-28346917393

Friday, October 21st | 9PM-12AM
@ The World Stage Performance Gallery
4321 Degnan Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90008

08.15.17 | Wondem @ The Ford w/Zap Mama!

» 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

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09.24.16 | Nueve Record Potluck Returns!

sweet, end of summer surprises – nueve is back at it for one night only! nine record revolutions this saturday 09.24.16!

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nine record revolutions / seasonal / rotating selectors / popup potluck*

South L.A. Power Fest | Sept 3rd!

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Join us for the 5th Annual Power Fest on September 3, 2016. Power Fest is the premier political music festival in South LA that attracts thousands of families in a day of celebration, empowerment, and education.

Come enjoy a great music, art installations, good food, yoga, health resources, and special activities for kids! Your not going to want to miss out.

LIVE PERFOMANCES BY:
BILAL
MIXEDBYALI (of TDE)
PATRICK PAIGE II (of The Internet)
JUNGLE FIRE
RAS G
EL-HARU KUROI
MR.CHOC
RAE KHALIL
DJ WORDAMOUPH
COLORS – DJ PRINTZ

HOSTED BY:
JIMETTA ROSE

FEATURING INTERACTIVE PROGRAMING from 12-3PM in our #HEALTHISWEALTH & #EMPOWERMENT TENTS!

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This year’s Power Fest will promote the importance of voting in this November election, and educate the community on key state and local ballot initiatives.

RSVP at our website: http://SouthLAPowerfest.com/

#OurVoteOurVoice
#southLApowerfest

RSVP on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1098889413539233

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NUEVE | April 2016 | Bei Ru & Friends!

2016 has been a heavy year and we haven’t even gotten through half of it yet. Friday, April 29th is the final Friday of the fourth month of the year. Like every final friday of the month some of my favorite records collectors come together for #nueverecordpotluck! This year seems like it’s going so fast and it keeps getting heavier and heavier. We recently lost an icon, a revolutionary in sound, the purple one, I’m certain we’ll be spending a good while healing, remembering, dancing, celebrating and mourning. Music is medicine.
So thankful for it. This month we’ll be celebrating what heals us in revolutions of nine with Bei Ru and friends. Join the audible potluck, bring nine of your favorite records, sign up and share them!  See you on the dancefloor.

Wyldeflower

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some great events to look out for:

DO IT!
4.22.16 | Short Stop
SOUL SLAM [MJ x Prince] 6.3.2016 | Echoplex LA

LA » Go: Organic Orchestra!

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» Go: Organic Orchestra

Composed and Improvisationally Conducted by Adam Rudolph

Nightly Opening Set by
Hu Vibrational meets Carlos Niño & Friends

Friday, April 1st, Saturday, April 2nd and Sunday, April 3rd

Limited Presale Tickets are Now Available for all 3 nights:
https://goo2016.eventbrite.com
Additional Tickets will be released at the doors each night.

(There are only 100 seats in the Theatre.)
$25.00 General Admission, $20.00 Students with I.D.

All Ages, 7:30pm Doors

Electric Lodge
1416 Electric Avenue,
Venice, California 90291

http://electriclodge.org/

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Bennie Maupin – Bass Clarinet, Soprano Sax
Pablo Calogero – Bass Clarinet, Tibetan Trumpet
Gustavo Bulgach – Clarinet
Charles Sharp – Contra Bass, B Flat Clarinet
Myka Miller – Oboe, English Horn
Emily Hay – Flutes
Ellen Burr – Flutes
Thomas Stones – Flutes
Nicole Mitchell – Flutes
David Johnson – Vibraphone
John Beasley – Keyboards
Ronit Kirchman – Violin
Bill Casale – Bass
Jeff Schwartz – Bass
Michael Dessen – Trombone
Dexter Story – Drums
Randy Gloss – Percussion
Munyungo Jackson – Percussion
Andres Renteria – Percussion
Adam Yasmin – Percussion
Allakoi Peete – Percussion
Andy Cheng – Percussion
Edgar Modesto – Percussion
Carlos Niño – Percussion
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Nightly Schedule:

8:00pm – Hu Vibrational meets Carlos Niño & Friends*
8:30pm – Go: Organic Orchestra Set 1
9:30pm – Intermission
9:45pm – Go: Organic Orchestra Set 2

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Notes:

Please arrive early. Parking is available in the Electric Lodge lot.
Tickets will be available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cash Only. We highly recommend you buy Presale Tickets:
https://goo2016.eventbrite.com

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c o n n e c t :
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Go-Organic-Orchestra/49249259623
http://www.metarecords.com/go.html

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*Celebrating New Releases:

Hu Vibrational Presents 
The Epic Botanical Beat Suite
Meta Records

(Out Now!)
and

Carlos Niño & Friends
Flutes, Echoes, It’s All Happening!
Leaving Records

(Copies will be available here for the first time anywhere!)

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GO LA

Nueve : “Hey Ladies” Edition! 3/25/16

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nueve – a monthly musical potluck celebrating music lovers and their record collections in revolutions of nine.

each month “nueve” (9) brings together the record collector / selector / DJ / music lover, etc., creating an open/free platform for sound exchange in 9 record rotating sets*

friday, 3.25.16 ~ Hey Ladies Edition
featuring:
DJ Rashida
DJ Shiva
Gaby Hernandez
Leems
Sofie
Novena
& YOU!!!

7pm-1am
no cover | drink/sound specials | rotating 9 record sets*
curated/hosted by: wyldeflower

@ The Virgil :: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd LA, CA 90029

*everyone is welcome to bring 9 records to share or simply your ears, stop by, tune in and join the musical conversation every final (vinyl) friday. join us!

△9 = highlighting delta/change and the full cycle/completion 360º 3+6+0=9*

more info:
http://weflyink.com/nueve
http://twitter.com/wyldeflower
#nueverecordpotluck

*inspired by Carlos Niño’s 360º record pot-luck & Novena Carmel*

celebrating 3 years of nueve!!

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nueve – a monthly musical potluck celebrating music lovers and their record collections in revolutions of nine.

each month “nueve” (9) brings together the record collector / selector / DJ / music lover, etc., creating an open/free platform for sound exchange in 9 record rotating sets*


friday, 2.26.16 ~ celebrating 3 years of Nueve!
feat. Dexter Story & friends!
*special sets by:
Dexter Story
Mark de Clive-Lowe
Rani de Leon
Carlos Niño
Sonny Abegaze
& YOU!!!

7pm-1am
no cover | drink/sound specials | rotating 9 record sets*
curated/hosted by: wyldeflower

@ The Virgil :: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd LA, CA 90029

*everyone is welcome to bring 9 records to share or simply your ears, stop by, tune in and join the musical conversation every final (vinyl) friday. join us!

△9 = highlighting delta/change and the full cycle/completion 360º 3+6+0=9*

more info:
http://weflyink.com/nueve
http://twitter.com/wyldeflower
#nueverecordpotluck

*inspired by Carlos Niño’s 360º record pot-luck & Novena Carmel*

first nueve record potluck of the year!

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nueve – a monthly musical potluck celebrating music lovers and their record collections in revolutions of nine.

each month “nueve” (9) brings together the record collector / selector / DJ / music lover, etc., creating an open/free platform for sound exchange in 9 record rotating sets*

friday, 1.29.16
Rap Roations feat Payray, Giovanni Marks, Tully & SimEauto.

7pm-1am
no cover | drink/sound specials | rotating 9 record sets*

curated/hosted by: wyldeflower (simultaneously flying to brasil)

@ The Virgil :: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd LA, CA 90029

*everyone is welcome to bring 9 records to share or simply stop by & listen, tune in and join the musical conversation every final (vinyl) friday of the month.

△9 = highlighting delta/change and the full cycle/completion 360º 3+6+0=9*

more info:
http://weflyink.com/nueve
http://twitter.com/wyldeflower
#nueverecordpotluck

*inspired by Carlos Niño’s 360º record pot-luck & Novena Carmel*

Celebrating 100 Years!


Join us for The Townhouse’s 100 Year Celebration!
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Saturday, December 5th~
in The Del Monte:
5pm – Brad Kay’s Regressive Jazz Quartet
6PM – Talk: The interesting history of Prohibition + Venice + Townhouse w/ Charles Perry
8PM – DJ Alvin Piranhas + Mattson 2, Farmer Dave & guests (live)
10:30PM – DJ JEDI (Soul, Funk, Hip-Hop, Disco, Dance & more)

Townhouse bar: DJs (Vinyl Don, Mark Maxwell, Wyldeflower, Novena Carmel) begins @ 6pm

+ more fun like 1 HOUR of PROHIBITION PRICED DRINKS when we ring the bell, BRASS BAND parade, and a one-of-a-kind boozy coffee party at MENOTTI’S starting at 5PM

Sunday, December 6th~
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Downstairs at the historic The Del Monte Speakeasy:

All Vinyl Psychedelic Dance Party!
Cut Chemist, Egon, GLK, Hymnal, Jimi Hey, John Wyatt
Nobody, Wooden Wisdom (Elijah Wood & Zach Cowie)
Hosted by Carlos Niño
21+ FREE ALL NIGHT!

8PM Doors | FREE!
The Townhouse is located @:

52 Windward Ave, Venice, CA 90291

 

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The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble LIVE in LA!

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– Wednesday, August 19th, 2015

ArtDontSleep presents:

The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble:

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson (violin)
Katisse Buckingham (flute)
Josh Johnson (alto sax)
Mike Rocha (trumpet)
Randal Fisher (tenor sax)
Garrett Smith (trombone)
Marcel Camargo (guitar)
Sam Barsh (keys)
Gabe Noel (bass)
Jamire Williams drums)
Carlos Niño (percussion

DJ Set(s) by: HOUSE SHOES

Doors: 7pm :: Show 8pm
Tickets: https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/897553

Three ArtDontSleep favorite Miguel Atwood-Ferguson videos:
Suite For Ma Dukes feat Bilal
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uoQ8QGl0Fiw

The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble feat Flying Lotus, Thundercat , Chris Daddy Dave, Kamasi Washington, Joey Dosik and more:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jw3UfR7C328

The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble feat: Coco, Derf Reklaw, Ndugu Chancler and more:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ore3aDedPsA


[RSVP on FACEBOOK]

nueverecordpotluck | feat.alovesupremeteam | 073115 | LA

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RSVP on FACEBOOK
each month at “nueve” (nine) we bring together the record collector / selector / DJ / music lover, etc., creating an open/free platform for sound exchange in 9 record rotating sets*

friday, 7.31.15
~special sets by #aLOVEsupremeteam
aka some of my favorite people/record collectors in Los Angeles*

7pm-1am
no cover | drink/sound specials | rotating 9 record sets*
curated/hosted by: wyldeflower

@ The Virgil :: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd LA, CA 90029

*everyone is welcome to bring 9 records to share or simply your ears, stop by, tune in and join the musical conversation every final (vinyl) friday. join us!

△9 = highlighting delta/change and the full cycle/completion 360º 3+6+0=9*

more info:
http://weflyink.com/nueve
http://twitter.com/wyldeflower

*inspired by Carlos Niño’s 360º record pot-luck & Novena Carmel*

Wattstax: Revisited | LA June 20th, 2015

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Produced by Dexter StoryJonathan Rudnick and Rocío Contreras
(producers of Minnie Riperton, People Get Ready, Nina Simone and
Gil Scott-Heron tributes)

Music Director: Dexter Story | Vocalists: Jimetta Rose, Nia Andrews, Anderson .Paak, N’Dambi, John Bigham, Godfrey at Large, Loren Oden, Fanny Franklin, Kadhja Bonet​ and Chris Pierce | Percussion: Allakoi Peete | Drums: Ronald Bruner | Bass: Brandon Eugene Owens | Guitar: John Bigham | Keys: Brandon Coleman | Hammond B3 Organ: Kenneth Crouch | Tenor Saxophone: Kamasi Washington | Trombone: Elizabeth Lea | Trumpet: Christopher Gray | Flute/Bass Clarinet: Tracy Wannamae | Visuals: Steve Nalepa | MC: Jimetta Rose | Music Consultant & Honoree: Mr. Reggie Andrews

Taking place on the 50th Anniversary of the historic South Central protest events which inspired the original festival, WATTSTAX ‘REVISITED’ revives the funk, soul, dancing, and comedic fun of the 1972 concert and 1973 documentary with a signature array of dynamic performers, musicians, striking visuals and very special guests!

Saturday, June 20, 2015 / 8pm / Free

-RSVP on Facebook

Grand Performances / California Plaza
350 S Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90071

grandperformances.org

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble DVD Filming APRIL 24 + 25 at The Blue Whale


Come hear the debut of Miguel Atwood-Ferguson’s new legendary ensemble!!

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These shows will feature new original music by Miguel as well as exploring new takes on the music of Madlib and J Dilla among others.

$20 presale for both sets / $25 at the door / 21+

TICKETS:

NIGHT ONE (APRIL 24):

https://eventbrite.com/event/16512471246/

NIGHT TWO (APRIL 25):

https://eventbrite.com/event/16512470243/

in addition to the presale tickets, there will be approximately thirty $25 tickets available the night of at the venue

http://bluewhalemusic.com/

8pm: Doors
9pm: Set One
10:30pm: Set Two

DJ Sets: Carlos Niño

The Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble:

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, band leader/arranger/composer/5 string violin
Dwight Trible, Voice
Josh Johnson, Alto Sax
Kamasi Washington, Tenor Sax
Marcel Camargo, Guitar (night #1 only)
Jeff Parker, Guitar (night #2 only)
Nick Mancini, Vibes
Dennis Hamm, Piano
Sam Barsh, Keyboards
Gabe Noel, Bass
Jonathan Pinson, Drums (night #1 only)
Jamire Williams, Drums (night #2 only)
Carlos Niño, Percussion, DJ Sets
Travis Flournoy, Visuals
Alex Chaloff, Documentation

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Miguel Atwood-Ferguson is a very unique and special force in today’s world of music. Having recorded on close to 400 albums already by the age of 34, he effortlessly bridges diverse genres and generations of musical and cultural elements into cohesive and magical presentations.

One of Miguel’s greatest achievements to date was in 2009 when he composed and conducted the historic ‘Suite for Ma Dukes’ concert in LA leading over 60 musicians in tribute to the transcendent modern Hip-Hop producer J Dilla.

Having diligently studied classically since the age of four and being exposed to cultures and art from all around the world, Miguel is now able to enjoy a very diverse career collaborating with many amazing artists. Miguel has had the great fortune to perform or record with giants such as Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Quincy Jones, Henry Mancini, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Wayne Shorter, Billy Higgins, Ray Brown, Brad Mehldau, Flying Lotus, Hubert Laws, Seu Jorge, Dr. Dre, Will.i.am, Madlib, and many others.

While performing on violin and viola and arranging highly
personal arrangements are Miguel’s main pursuits, he also is an educator, dj, producer, music director and composer. Miguel leads many of his own ensembles and has had incredible artists like Seu Jorge, Sly Stone, George Clinton, Shuggie Otis, Flying Lotus, Stephen ‘Thundercat’ Bruner, Chris ‘Daddy’ Dave, Zap Mama, Jose James, Bilal, Meshell Ndegeocello, Aloe Blacc, Pharoahe Monch, Quadron, Karriem Riggins, Talib Kweli and Posdnuos as his special guests.

In 2011, Miguel had the honor of providing Oprah Winfrey with a one man orchestra of himself as the music behind the main promo of her new TV Network ‘OWN’ courtesy of Miguel’s intro to his duet with Will.i.am off of the Black Eyed Peas 2010 album ‘The Beginning’. Miguel has plans to release his very first album in 2016 on the Los Angeles indie label ‘Brainfeeder.’

http://miguelatwoodferguson.com/
https://twitter.com/MiguelAtwdFrgsn
https://www.facebook.com/miguelatwoodferguson

n u e v e | Street Corner Music | friday 3.27 | LA

nueve record potluck. final [vinyl] fridays in los angeles, califas.

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RSVP on FACEBOOK

Spaceways Radio FINALE | Sunday 3.22 | KPFK

Sunday, March 22, 2015
Spaceways Radio FINALE

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Hour 1 – Live Performance by:
The Spaceways Radio / Cosmic Band Connection
with DWIGHT TRIBLE Voice, KAMASI WASHINGTON Saxophone,
MIGUEL ATWOOD-FERGUSON Strings, MARK DE CLIVE-LOWE Piano, EUGENE OWENS Bass, DEXTER STORY Drums,
and Yours Truly Percussion and Recitation of NamesHour 2 – DJ Set by: J.ROCC
https://twitter.com/jrocc

10:00pm – Midnight PACIFIC

KPFK 90.7FM Los Angeles
http://www.kpfk.org/index.php/listen-live

Carlos Niño – KPFK Volunter Programmer 1995 – 2015

This will mark 20 Years of Volunteer Programming at KPFK for me.
It’s been an incredible experience! I’m truly grateful for the extended
opportunity to grow and share on the air! So much wonderful Music
and LOVE! Wow! Thank you so much for the magical journey!

-Carlos Niño

Nueve celebrates 2years w/ The Umoja Hi-Fi Soundsystem!

nueve – a monthly musical potluck celebrating music lovers and their record collections in revolutions of nine.

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RSVP on FACEBOOK

each month at “nueve” (nine) we bring together the record collector / selector / DJ / music lover, etc., creating an open/free platform for sound exchange in 9 record rotating sets*

friday, 2.27.15
~special sets by Umoja Hi-Fi Soundsystem*

7pm-1am
no cover | drink/sound specials | rotating 9 record sets*
curated/hosted by: wyldeflower

@ The Virgil :: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd LA, CA 90029

*everyone is welcome to bring 9 records to share or simply your ears, stop by, tune in and join the musical conversation every final (vinyl) friday. join us!

△9 = highlighting delta/change and the full cycle/completion 360º 3+6+0=9*

more info:
http://weflyink.com/nueve
http://twitter.com/wyldeflower

*inspired by Carlos Niño’s 360º record pot-luck & Novena Carmel*

GO: ORGANIC ORCHESTRA – 2 nights!

38 musicians! featuring Bennie Maupin – full musicians list below
Music composed and improvisationally conducted by Adam Rudolph

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– Presale Tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1198312

Friday 2/27, 8pm: opening set by WILDFLOWERS DUET
Oguri – dance Adam Rudolph – percussion

Saturday 2/28, 8pm: opening set by HU VIBRATIONAL
Boonghee riddim music with visuals by Noureddine El Warari

Two Amazing nights of music, February 27th & 28th, 8pm
Located at the Electric Lodge: 1416 Electric Avenue, Venice, CA 90291

PERFORMING MUSICIANS:
Bennie Maupin – bass clarinet and soprano sax
Pablo Calogero – bass clarinet, tibetan trumpet
Michael Birnbryer – clarinet
Gustavo Bulgach – clarinet
Tracy Wannomae – bass clarinet
Charles Sharp – contra bass and b flat clarinet
Myka Miller – oboe and english horn
Tara Speiser- bassoon

Emily Hay – flute
Ellen Burr – flute
Fawntice Finesse – flute
Thomas Stones – flute

John Beasley – keyboards
Jeff Parker – guitar
David Johnson – vibraphone
F D Scher – lap steel guitar / korg workstation
GB – Electronics

Ronit Kirchman – violin
Shigeru Logan – violin
Cassia Streb – viola
Bill Casale – bass
Jeff Schwartz – bass

Libby Schwartz – french horn
Aaron Kahn – trumpet

Randy Gloss – percussion
Munyungo Jackson – percussion
T.J. Troy – percussion
Adam Yasmin – percussion
Allakoi Mic Holden Peete – percussion
Andrew Grueschow – percussion
Dexter Story – drums
Carlos Niño – percussion
Ignacio Caxo Lopez – percussion
Pepe Glaraza – percussion
Yaotl – percussion
Te’Amir – percussion
Chris Vagnoni – percussion

Go: Organic Orchestra is a 21st century vision of a kind of future orchestra: it is an original orchestral concept of world music improvisation started by Adam Rudolph in 2001. Since then he has taught and improvisationally conducted hundreds of musicians in both Europe and the United States, The music is composed as thematic material that provides a spontaneous orchestral context and inspiration for improvisational dialogue. The multicultural dynamic of Go: Organic Orchestra expresses a creative vision of a world without boundaries: of culture as the vessel for human understanding, empathy and sharing.

first nueve record potluck of the year!

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Celebrating 20years of Spaceways Radio with Carlos Niño!

One of my earliest memories of Carlos Niño has to do specifically with Spaceways radio. It was about 7 years ago. I was working on an event with ArtDontSleep, running around from backstage, to stage, to ticket booth and back… regular event stuff. I held on to a question a close friend of mine had for him all night about a song he played on his show at least 5years prior.  I believe Carlos hosted this event or was DJing it or maybe perhaps he connected us with a particular musician, I don’t recall the specifics but the point is, he stuck around til the end of the night allowing me to ask him about this particular song. I doubted anyone would remember with the small amount of details my friend left me with but sure enough by the time we wrapped up the night and I drove home the song I asked about was in my inbox. I was shocked and incredibly thankful. I’m blessed to say that moments like these are not rare with Carlos Niño. Always connecting folks, building, guiding, continuously offering a wealth of information and inspiration.

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2015 marks 20years of Spaceways Radio, we’re celebrating with Carlos and joining him Sundays 10pm-Midnight PST on KPFK as he counts down to the final 9 shows with special guests aligned every week.

TUNE IN! 9 MORE SPACEWAYS! SUNDAYS 10PM-MIDNIGHT PST

LISTEN LIVE : http://www.kpfk.org
KPFK 90.7 FM – Los Angeles

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“My final Radio broadcast will be Sunday, March 22, 2015.
This will mark 20 Years of Volunteer Programming at KPFK 90.7FM
Los Angeles, for me. It’s been an incredible experience! Lots of experiences.
I’m truly grateful for the extended opportunity to grow and share on the air!
So much wonderful music! Wow!” -Carlos Niño, KPFK  Volunter Programmer 1995 – 2015

Sunday, January 25th
A Tribute to JOHN MICHAEL DANIEL

Sunday, February 1st
Special Guests DJ FROSTY, ANDRES RENTERIA
and NANNY CANTALOUPE of Dublab.

Sunday, February 8th
Special Guest KAMAU DAAOOD (Poetic Inspiration / Final Vinyl!)

Sunday, February 15th
Special Guests JON LIU, DJ SACRED and SARAH FEINSTEIN
(Profound, Original Contributors to The Show!)

Sunday, February 22nd
Special Guest IASOS (My Dear Big Bliss Brother!)

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March Calendar is about 99% confirmed.

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It’s a true honor to pass my Sundays 10:00pm – Midnight Pacific time slot on to one of the greatest DJs of all time: J.ROCC! Please tune in to KPFK on Sunday, March 29th for the premier of his new program.

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Carlos’ RADIO History:

“I started my first radio show, All At One Point*, on KPFK 90.7FM, Los Angeles in October 1995, after volunteering at the station as a student reporter and producer from Summer 1994*. All At One Point was focused on “Hip-Hop, Soul, Jazz, and World Rhythms.” While hosting the show on Wednesdays from 8:00pm – 10:00pm Pacific, I showcased some of my favorite contemporary artists and featured live in studio performances and interviews with a wide variety of legends, up and coming musicians, bands, and DJs.

DJ Organic, Hymnl and Jon Liu all co-hosted the show with me at different
times from 1995 – 1999. In October of 1999, after a 6 month hiatus, (following
the birth of my son Azul,) I returned to KPFK with a new sound and vision:
Spaceways Radio. On this program I explore(d) Psychedelic, Electronic,
Folk, New Age, and World Musics, and create(d) specials dedicated to
individual artists and bands, phases of the Zodiac, and years past.

Spaceways Radio air times:
Sundays 10:00pm – Midnight 1999 – 2003
Fridays 8:00pm – 10:00pm 2004 – 2010
Sundays 10:00pm – Midnight 2010 – 2015

I was the interim Host and DJ of other music programs on KPFK at the same
time that All At One Point and Spaceways aired. I’m a founding DJ of the internet radio station Dublab where many of my Spaceways Radio Archives are available. I was a monthly contributor to David Lynch Radio, and Scion Radio, and have made several special mixes for various BBC shows and channels, Red Bull Music Academy Radio, and other stations in Europe and Japan.

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All At One Point* Named after Italo Calvino’s short story from Cosmicomics.

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Summer 1994* Being a huge fan of KLON’s Jazz Programming, KXLU’s
Mike Nardone, Rob One’s Fly ID Show on KCSN, and KCRW’s Michael
Mixin Moore I was deeply inspired to get into radio. I listened to all the radio
I could, and was an avid record and cassette buyer. My first attempt to get into
radio was when I turned 16 in 1993, got my driver’s license and drove my Mom’s car to answer phones at KCRW. I did some introductory production assistance there too. Playlist entry, ticket give-away phone operator . . . I picked up food for the fund drive, etc.. While at the station I came across one of the coolest things ever – a folded card-stock printed guide to every public radio station in the United States, with dial numbers, call letters and cities. Being that I lived in Canoga Park, when I saw KPFK in North Hollywood on the list, I decided to check it out. I was always focused on being a Music Programmer, but got to do a few other little odd jobs in radio first . . .

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Note: This was 100% my decision. KPFK has supported me hugely over the years! They haven’t interfered with my program at all – I’ve been free to play what I was inspired to, to interview and host whoever I wanted, and be myself! I was met with appreciation, enthusiasm and encouragement about my plans for leaving, and choosing the great DJ that will be taking over the time slot I’ve had. Please continue to support KPFK! Thank you!”

-Carlos Nino

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LISTEN LIVE : http://www.kpfk.org
KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles 98.7 FM Santa Barbara
93.7 FM N. San Diego – 99.5 FM Ridgecrest/China Lake

Miguel Atwood-Ferguson Ensemble Live DVD Filming | LA Dec 19th, 20th, 21st

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“so far, in addition to those mentioned on the poster, i have planned to perform music by john coltrane, joão bosco, hermeto pascoal, the jackson 5, wayne shorter, woody shaw, tupac, lauryn hill, and bel biv devoe! different music each night!” MAF

Featuring: Miguel Atwood-Ferguson – band leader, arranger, composer, 5 string violin, Chris Lea – flute, Zane Musa – alto saxophone, Randal Fisher – tenor saxophone, Mike Rocha – trumpet, Lemar Guillary – trombone, Woody Aplanalp – guitar, Brandon Coleman – keys, Gabe Noel – bass, Jamire Williams – drums, Carlos Niño – percussion, DJ sets, and Jesse Gilbert – visuals.

Special Guests: Coco (Quadron), Codany Holiday, Daedelus, Destani Wolf, Dwight Trible, Inara George, Jimetta Rose, Joey Dosik, Marcel Camargo, Mia Doi Todd, Moses Sumney, N’Dambi, Sara Gazarek, Vardan Ovsepian and more. Filmed and recorded by Alex Chaloff.

Friday, December 19th
Saturday, December 20th
Sunday, December 21st

8:00pm
21+

blue whale
123 Astronaut E S Onizuka Street #301,
Los Angeles, California 90012
http://bluewhalemusic.com/

Limited Space Available, Reserve Your Tickets Now:

Friday, December 19th TICKETS:
PRE-SALE SOLD OUT –  Limited tickets available at the door. 8pm

Saturday, December 20th TICKETS:
PRE -SALE SOLD OUT – Limited tickets available at the door, 8pm

Sunday, December 21st TICKETS:
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-miguel-atwood-ferguson-ensemble-live-dvd-filming-night-3-tickets-14238262025?aff=es2&rank

remember the root

» be thankful for your eternal spirit, for the light that shines so beautifully within. be thankful for the ability to create, love, learn, teach, grow & organize. to get angry, to sing your life, to cry, to forgive. to inspire others, to rise. be good to one another. remember the root. everyday.

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There is Only Now | Souls Of Mischief | #LA

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Linear Labs and ArtDontSleep presents:

THERE IS ONLY NOW Live at The Mayan Theatre

Thursday September 4, 2014

Live Performances By:

Souls of Mischief w/ Adrian Younge‘s Venice Dawn

& Surprise Special Guests.

The Pharcyde (Live 5 Piece Band including Mike Realm)

Blu and Exile feat Dag SavageChoosey and Surprise Guests

Hosted By: Phife Dawg (A Tribe Called Quest)

DJ Sets By:

Ali Shaheed Muhammad (A Tribe Called Quest)

House Shoes & Rhettmatic

Sound Reinforcement provided by Pure Filth

21+ || Doors Open at 6pm

The Mayan Theatre: 1038 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA., 90015,

213) 746-4674

TICKETS: 

Online Tickets and Info: https://thereisonlynowla.eventbrite.com

Physical Ticket Locations:

theartformstudio.com :  701 E. 3rd St. Los Angeles, CA. 90013 : 213) 613-1050

Amoeba Music : 6400 Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles, CA 90028 : 323) 245-6400

Finger Prints : 420 E. 4th St, Long Beach, CA. 90802 : 562) 433-4996

 

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nueve. final fridays. monthly.

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nuevea monthly musical potluck celebrating music lovers and their record collections in revolutions of nine.

each month at “nueve” (nine) brings together the record collector / selector / DJ / music lover, etc., creating an open/free platform for sound exchange in 9 record rotating sets*

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7pm-11pm(ish)
no cover | drink/sound specials
| rotating 9 record sets*
curated by: wyldeflower

final [vinyl] fridays*
@ The Virgil :: 4519 Santa Monica Blvd LA, CA 90029
RSVP on FACEBOOK

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riday, 7.25.14*
hosted by: aLOVEsupreme

*everyone is welcome to bring 9 records to share or simply your ears, stop by, tune in and join the musical conversation every final friday!

△9 = highlighting delta/change and the full cycle/completion 360º 3+6+0=9*

inspired by Carlos Niño’s 360º record pot-luck | co-curated by Novena Carmel.

Minnie Riperton Tribute | July 12th | Grand Performances

ADVENTURES FROM PARADISE
A Tribute to Minnie Riperton
July 12th | Grand Performances | 8PM


On Saturday, July 12th, in the heart of downtown Los Angeles, The Decoders will be joined by a 20-piece ensemble that will include very special guest vocalists to celebrate the life and music of female soul icon Minnie Riperton. The event is entitled Adventures From Paradise and will feature a live remixing and reinterpretation of her music, which has never been done before.

This unprecedented concert will be honoring contributors to her music such as Richard Rudolph (her husband and co-writer) Leon Ware, Charles Stepney and the psychedelic soul sounds of his multi-racial 60’s super group The Rotary Connection (of which Minnie was also a part of), as well as highlighting her work with Stevie Wonder and other great producers/songwriters like Stewart Levine and many more.

July 12th marks the date of her transition into the infinite. Falling victim to breast cancer at the young age of 31, Minnie spent her last days on earth in Los Angeles; paying tribute to her musical greatness in the last place she called home is an honor which The Decoders do not take lightly. It will be a magical night under the stars at Grand Performances, a historic outdoor live music venue in downtown LA’s California Plaza. The event is free, all ages and open to the public.

The Ensemble:
Todd M. Simon – trumpet, flugelhorn, music director
Adam Berg – keyboards, music director
accompanied by:
Blake Colie – drums
Eugene Brandon Owens – bass
Patrick Bailey – guitar
Tracy Wannomae – tenor, alto sax
Claire Courchene – trombone, cello
Pete Jacobson – cello
Thomas Lea – viola
Paul Cartwright – violin
Tylana Renga – violin
Steve Haney – percussion
Shafiq Husayn – percussion
Sly 5th Ave – Woodwinds

The vocal cast:
Amber Coffman
Andree Belle
Angel Deradoorian
Arlene Deradoorian
Coco O
Gavin Turek
Jimetta Rose
Joey Dosik
Kadhja Bonet
Kimbra
Loren Oden
Mara Hruby
Moses Sumney
Nia Andrews
Niki Randa
Thalma De Freitas
& Very Special Surprise Guests!

w/ Members of the KJLH Radio Free Choir
led by: Natasha Feltus

Hosted by KCRW DJs
Aaron Byrd and Anthony Valadez
Curated/Produced by:
Rocio “wyldeflower” Contreras

Event captured by:
Eric Coleman (Mochilla) and Greg “the Dude” Ponstingl

GRAND PERFORMANCES is located at:
California Plaza: 350 S. Grand Ave | Los Angeles, CA 90071

RSVP on Facebook

final vinyl fridays: nueve 5.30.14 with Jimetta Rose Smith

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