NYC: Fania Armada Club & Pop-Up Store – May 22-25 @ The 1986

 

Starting next month, the legendary Fania Records will be hosting a Fania Armada club and pop-up store at The 1986 in Brooklyn. The happenings will run from May 22-25, and will bring together an array of Fania music and merchandise for sale along with an all-star lineup of DJs showcasing sounds ranging from Latin soul, funk, boogaloo, salsa, and more.

Headlining DJs will include Louie Vega, Tony Touch, Que Bajo (Gecko Jones and Uproot Andy), and D’Marquesina. And if that weren’t already enough, know that the party definitely doesn’t stop there. View the flyer above for a few more details, and head over to the individual event pages below for even more of the low-down.

Armada Fania Club & Pop-Up Store Line Up:
May 22: D’Marquesina, Whiskey Barons, DJ Turmix
May 23: Tony Touch, Rice & Beans Sound System
May 24: Louie Vega, DJ Wasabi, DNGR GRDN
May 25: Que Bajo, Foglia, DJ Canyon Cody

Miami: ‘Elements Of Life – Eclipse’ Release Party – March 19 @ PAX

 

March 19 will see the release of Elements Of Life – Eclipse, a 2-disc live orchestral album by Louie Vega. The historic Fania Records will be hosting a release party in Miami on the same night, which will feature a performance with the complete Elements of Life band as well as DJ sets from Louie Vega and Joe Claussell. Definitely not a night to miss!

Event Details
Elements of Life – Eclipse Release Party
Tuesday, March 19
8PM-3AM
Free with RSVP

PAX: Performing Arts Exchange
337 S.W. 8 St.
Miami, FL

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NYC: King Britt @ Le Bain – October 15

 

Joining the stable of legendary DJs that have already graced our Monday nights at Le Bain (Questlove, Dennis Ferrer, Danny Krivit, Rich Medina, DJ Spinna, Louie Vega and Bobbito Garcia), the incomparable King Britt will be laying down some serious danceable delights for us in about a week and a half!

The multitalented globetrotting DJ known for getting any party live is also a composer and a producer. Britt has remixed and produced an array of artists as well as scored commercials for Rolex and L’oreal Paris.

It should go without saying, but have no doubt – this night will not disappoint.

Event Details
King Britt at Le Bain
Monday, October 15 2012

Doors at 8PM

Tickets: Free with RSVP
RSVP to attend

Le Bain at The Standard
444 W. 13th St.
New York, NY

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NYC: Louie Vega’s Elements Of Life: The Eclipse, Special Listening Session and All Night DJ Set At Le Bain – 7/16

New York! This Monday, we have an exclusive listening party and DJ set from longtime Giant Step friend and world famous producer, Louie Vega, at Le Bain at The Standard.

One half of Masters at Work and Nuyorican Soul, the legend will unveil his forthcoming album, Elements Of Life: The Eclipse (out in October), during the opening listening session. You don’t want to miss this unique experience featuring a very special listening session followed by a all night DJ set traversing Vega’s music landscapes. We also invite you to enjoy special cocktails provided by Appleton Estate Rum.

Louie Vega (DJ Set)
Elements Of Life: The Eclipse: Special Listening Session
Monday, July 16
Le Bain at The Standard, 444 W. 13th St.
Doors: 8 PM
Free entry with RSVP

GPWW 11/17/11: Worldwide Family Mixtape – Louie Vega

Louie Vega!

In this latest installment of the Worldwide Show, Gilles Peterson brings in legendary DJ/Producer Louie Vega. Little” Louie Vega graces this mix with several stylings from afro beat rhythms to samba shuffles, taking us on a mellow yet danceable journey through his musical mind.

Catch up on previous Worldwide shows here

Part 1
 

Part 2
 

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