Miami: Armada Fania Club & Pop Up Store @ PAX – Dec 5-8

 

The Armada Fania Club and Pop-Up Store in Miami during Art Basel 2012

The famed Latin music label Fania Records will be showcasing its music during the 2012 Art Basel weeklong event in Miami. The Armada Fania Club & Pop-Up Store is a four night event slated for PAX Miami and will feature eight top DJs from Miami, Boston and NYC, who will be playing the original and remix sounds the label that is often referred to as the “Motown” of Latin music.

 

An alternative to the “laser & smoke” events held in the Miami at this time, the Armada Fania will bring together the best components of Latin music, “música para bailar,” combined with a Pop-Up store for attendees to buy Fania merchandise ranging from CDs to T-Shirts. In addition to the music, the Armada Fania will feature the LIVE art of Santiago, a New York based pin up/portrait artist.

Armada Fania Club & Pop-Up Store Line Up:
Dec. 5th: Bobbito Garcia (aka Kool Bob Love) & The Brass King (More Info)
Dec. 6th : Rice & Beans Sound System (More Info)
Dec. 7th : Whiskey Barons & Mr. Pauer (More Info)
Dec. 8th : Radio Rios & DJ Africa (More Info)

PAX
337 S.W. 8 St. Miami FL, 33130

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