NY: Giant Step Presents Hiatus Kaiyote w/ CharlieRED – Show Moved To Le Poisson Rouge – 3/22

New York! Due to overwhelming demand, the show with Australian band Hiatus Kaiyote has been moved to Le Poisson Rouge on March 22.

It’s wonderful to see such a great response as the night promises to feature the finest neo-soul, hip-hop, and electronic beats along with flavors of Latin, Jazz, and opera. Led by enigmatic songwriter, vocalist and guitarist Nai Palm, Hiatus Kaiyote have been gaining popularity and support from renowned artists such as Questlove, Miguel, Erykah Badu. If you don’t know about them already, stream a track from their debut EP Tawk Tomahawk below.

Also joining us is critically-acclaimed psych/soul duo CharlieRED (Rocki Evans & producer Cobaine Ivory) who have been making major waves on- and off-line, and catching the ears of Tastemakers such as Ali Shaheed Muhammad. Be sure to check out their new EP Religion (free download) for a taste of what’s to come. 

Giant Step Presents Hiatus Kaiyote w/ CharlieRED

Friday, March 22nd
Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St – 10002 New York, NY
Doors: 7:00 PM
$10 Advance Tickets / More Info 


That’s My Ish! with Ali Shaheed Muhammad – Tonight

New York, this is our first party of  2013 and we hope to see you there! That’s My Ish, the monthly party of Ali Shaheed Muhammad is back tonight in Brooklyn at Paper Box.

Join us for a supreme set with the legendary A Tribe Called Quest DJ and DJ Beetle. Expect the finest in hip hop, classics, soul, and funk for your dancing pleasure.

That’s My Ish! with Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Powered By Giant Step

Thursday, January 17th
Paper Box – 17, Meadow Street Brooklyn NY,
Doors: 10:00 PM /$5 Before 11 PM; $8 after 11PM.

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NY: That’s My Ish! With Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Powered By Giant Step – 01/17

New York, we hope to see you on January 17th for That’s My Ish, the monthly party of  Ali Shaheed Muhammad. The  legendary A Tribe Called Quest DJ and DJ Beetle will spin the finest in hip hop, classics, soul, and funk, making you dance into the night. Get there early and don’t miss a step.

That’s My Ish! with Ali Shaheed Muhammad, Powered By Giant Step
Thursday, January 17th
Paper Box – 17, Meadow Street Brooklyn NY,
Doors: 10:00 PM /$5 Before 11 PM; $8 after 11PM.

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NYC: José James Presents No Beginning No End, In Association with Giant Step – 1/23/13

2013 is off to a great start! We are so proud to host this wonderful event celebrating, No Beginning No EndJosé James‘ most personal statement yet and full length label debut on Blue Note Records.

Join us for José’s inimitable, intoxicating blend of jazz, hip hop, and R&B, featuring his soulful and poignant voice.

Grab your tickets here

José James Presents No Beginning No End, In Association With Giant Step

Wednesday, January 23rd 2013
Highline Ballroom/ 431W 16th St (between 9th and 10th avenue)
Doors: 6:00 PM  / More Info


NYC: Vikter Duplaix’s Grand Finale of his Kiss-n-Grind Tour at Sullivan Room 12/5


Vikter Duplaix‘s first-ever national tour for his party event, Kiss-n-Grind, will be having its grand finale in NYC on Wednesday, December 5th at the Sullivan Room. The tour has already touched down in Los Angeles, Miami, Washington DC, Baltimore & Philadelphia.

Get FREE admission to this event if you to “share” the event via Facebook here.

Alternatively, admission is $10 w/ RSVP here or $15 at the door.

Sullivan Room
218 Sullivan Street
Manhattan, NY 10012
21+ / 10p – 3a
Cover: Free with a “share”, $10 w/ RSVP, $15 at the door.

Originating in Los Angeles, Kiss-n-Grind events have become well known for their atypical locations, beautiful art installations and raucous dance-floor environments. Kiss-n-Grind has hosted a number of notable DJ and music talents including DJ Jazzy Jeff, Raphael Saadiq, Questlove, The Brand New Heavies, Kid Capri, Idris Elba, Eric Roberson, Just Blaze, Foreign Exchange, Biz Markie and many others.

Headlining the tour will be Kiss-n-Grind’s founder and curator, GRAMMY nominated recording artist and DJ, Vikter Duplaix along with a “surprise” DJ line-up in each market. We are looking forward to giving the rest of the country the same high production quality and raucous dance-floor environments that Los Angeles has come to know and love!

Check out the photos from from previous Kiss-n-Grind events here.

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