Aloe Blacc Live Video + North American Tour

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We know a bit about Aloe Blaccs live show, having seen him perform at more than one of our NYC events. He has lit up all kinds of stages around here, from small venues to Central Park’s Summerstage. Now he’s embarking on a 2011 North American tour, supporting his recent Good Things album, featuring the worldwide hit song “I Need a Dollar.” The popularity of Good Things has spread to all parts of the globe – come see what the rest of the world is raving about!

Tour Dates

Hammock House: Africa Caribe Launch Party – Tue, 5/10

Giant Step presents a celebration for the launch of Fania’s Hammock House: Africa Caribe mixed and produced by Joaquin “Joe” Claussell on Tuesday, May 10th, at Le Bain at The Standard, New York. Featuring Joaquin “Joe” Claussell and special guest DJ Rich Medina, the night will take you on a sonic journey from Africa to New York as the two DJs blend selections from the upcoming release with other gems from Fania’s catalogs.

Doors open at 8pm and entrance is free but strictly RSVP only. Admittance is granted on a ‘first come, first served’ basis so please arrive early as space is limited.

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Sade Video: World Tour 2011 Trailer + The Ultimate Collection Released Today

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Sade‘s new 2xCD compilation The Ultimate Collection is finally available today, including four new tracks. She’s also kicking off her US tour with John Legend in mid-June – see a full list of tour dates here. This video from the World Tour kick off in France shows a little bit of what we can expect from a live performance, and it’s got us pretty psyched. Make sure to pick up a copy of The Ultimate Collection, an obvious necessity for all music fans.

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Tour Dates

Just Announced: Thievery Corporation at Williamsburg Waterfront – Fri, 6/24

Thievery Corporation just announced they will be performing live with special guests at the Williamsburg Waterfront on Friday, June 24th. Gearing up for the release of their 6th studio album, Culture of Fear (out in June on ESL Music), Rob Garza and Eric Hilton are revved up and ready to throw down at the perfect outdoor, summer venue.

Tickets go on sale this Friday, May 6th at Noon. You can purchase yours online via Ticketmaster, or you can pick it up in person at the Best Buy Theater Box Office (44th St. & Broadway) in Manhattan  or at Sound Fix Records (Berry & N. 11th Sts.) in Williamsburg.

Blitz the Ambassador Video – “Best I Can” ft. Corneille + Native Sun Out Today

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Check out the new video from Blitz the Ambassador, “Best I Can” ft. Corneille off the new album, Native Sun, released today. He’s having album release parties in New York (SOB’s, 5/4)  and DC (Club Liv, 5/5) off the heels of a successful month-long tour of Europe, with The Embassy Ensemble.

Native Sun on iTunes | Fat Beats