Felabration! w/ Rev. Shines, DJ Santo & more
Monday, October 12
Someday Lounge, Portland OR
Celebrating one of the most prolific and influential artists of our time, this special Felabration! event will feature musical selections from Portland's finest, Rev. Shines and DJ Santo, w/ FX by Chauncey Canfield.
About DJ Santo:
DJ Santo is the host of groundbreaking radio program Something Different on Portland's Jazz Station 89.1 KMHD. He is also a regular DJ on WNYE's Mo'Glo radio program in NYC which features modern global sounds. He's recently spun at VIP after parties for Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings and Thievery Corporation and opened for the Budos Band, Alice Russell, Zap Mama, Omega Watts, and Nomo. Chauncey Canfield is a multi-instrumentalist and the producer of DJ Santo's radio program Something Different and his sessions for Mo'Glo. The duo have 4 releases as Soulphonic Soundsystem and their music has been licensed for CSI, Entourage and several compilations. A new album release is planned for late 2010.
About Rev. Shines:
Rev. Shines is one of the most prolific & significant DJ's to touch the Portland music scene. Both a producer and encyclopedia for music, this music head is more than your average DJ. He is a music aficionado that definitely knows his way around any record store.
In support of the Knitting Factory Records re-launch of Fela Kuti's music catalogue, Giant Step has organized official Felabration events in more than 15 cities across North America throughout the month of October; this outstanding schedule of Felabrations will bring together some of the best DJs, musicians, and promoters around to celebrate the life, music, and birthday of Fela Kuti. These events will unite the diverse communities and Tastemakers across the country that are instrumental in keeping Fela's music alive. Check out the full lineup of events here.