Black President’s Day: A Celebration of Fela Kuti and Afrobeat Culture
Every year this event gets bigger and better and this year’s will not disappoint! If you have the means to do so, come through:
The fourth annual “Black President’s Day” celebration will honor the First Ladies of Afrobeat. Dedicated, loyal and innovative, these women often relegated to the sidelines, were at the center of Fela’s movement, sound and presentation. This year, we bring to light their importance with a special pre-event entitled “Aesthetics & Adornments:”
Saturday, October 17, 2009 – 9pm-2am
The Warehouse – 411 New York Ave. NE (3rd Fl – Corner of Penn Ave/4th St)
Complimentary Heineken (while supplies last)
Union Street Band w/special guests Tosin Aribisala and Tokunbo Aderele
DJ Sets in Two Rooms!
In “The Chamber”
DJ Don X, “The Party Starter” of http://afrijamzradio.com
i-Wah, “The Beat Priest”
In “The Shrine”
Jahsonic (Soul Controllers)
Stylus, “The Vibe Conductor” (Soul Controllers)
DJ Sabine (Oyasound/Brooklyn Mecca/Rhythm&Roots)
w/Jabari Exum on Djembe
Live Art by Aniekan Uduofia
Your Facebook RSVP will reserve the advanced sale price ($15) until 11PM and then $20
Log onto www.lilsoso.com for more information and stay tuned for updates!
Posted on October 16, 2009, in Uncategorized and tagged aniekan udofia, dj jahsonic, dj stylus, fela kuti, heineken, lil soso productions, risikat okedeyi, tokundo aderele, tosin aribisala. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.