Afro Funke’s Les Nubians Listening Party in LA – 4/21

Les Nubians release their album Nü Revolution very soon and if you’re in LA, you can celebrate with the Afropean soul queens themselves. They will be having an official CD release party on April 21st at Zanzibar in LA, with DJ Al Jackson of The Soul Children. The party is hosted by Afro Funke with DJ Jeremy Sole, who’s traveled the world to find the funkiest music of the Americas, Africa and Europe to hold this global music party localized in Los Angeles. Get more info about the release party and watch their music video with Bonzai and J Period below.

9 PM – 2 AM
$7 before 10:30 PM – $10 after
21+ w/ID

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Les Nubians ft John Banzaï – Veuillez Veiller… by foxysoul

Anthony David at The Shrine (Chicago) – 3/19

On Saturday, March 19th, iNSPiRE, in association with Giant Step and Dusty Groove America, bring soul to The Shrine in Chicago. Singer-songwriter Anthony David will be backed by Verzatile, with special guest Marz G and DJ Mark Fullaflava.

Atlanta-based Anthony David is best known for his hit 2008 single “Words,” [Youtube] a duet with India.Arie, but his career started long before then. An accomplished songwriter, his working relationship with Arie began in 2001 when he contributed the song “Part of My Life” to her 7x Grammy nominated album Acoustic Soul. Since then, he has released 4 albums and toured extensively. His latest album As Above So Below (3/22) shows him teaming up with Nashville’s Shannon Sanders, and features guest artists such as upcoming Atlanta songstress Algebra, rapper Phonte of Little Brother, and Shawn Stockman of Boys II Men. So if you’ll be in Chi-town this weekend, mark your calendars for Saturday and get tickets!

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James Blake – B Sides and Tour Dates

James Blake is addictive; we’re still hungry well after the release of his self-titled debut album. And lucky for us, Blake was generous enough to upload exclusive B-side tracks from The Wilhelm Scream 12″ single: “What Was It You Said About Luck” and “Half Heat Full (Old Circular).” Along with these new tracks, James Blake has announced his tour dates. Tonight he’ll be in Brooklyn; see the full list of dates after the jump.

James Blake – “What Was It You Said About Luck”

 

James Blake – “Half Heat Full (Old Circular)”

Tour Dates

Win Tickets for a Weekend in Philly with Questlove, Keren Ann and Rennie Harris Puremovement – 4/16 – 4/18


Photo Credit: M. Edlow for GPTMC

Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA) is offering a contest to win a full weekend getaway to see Questlove and the hip-hop dance company Rennie Harris Puremovement, plus an art exhibition by The African American Museum of Philadelphia which looks at African American expatriate artists during early 20th Century Paris.

We give away concert tickets often, but it’s a rare opportunity to giveaway a full-on vacation: this includes transportation, a two-night stay at The Doubletree Hilton, tickets to the dance performance (4/16), tickets to the Questlove performance with Keren Ann (4/17), free admission to the museum exhibit and some free local food.

Enter to win here; good luck!

Little Dragon: “Twice (Freddie Joachim Remix)” + MP3

Little Dragon news is spilling onto the internets, with their third album Ritual Union due for release this Spring and a world tour to follow. Last week they gave three killer sets here in NYC; check some of the photos by the great photographer Mel D Cole here. Along with the buzzing live shows, remixes have been popping up, like this Freddie Joachim remix of “Twice,” originally from Little Dragon’s perfect debut album. His remix takes the original tune to another level, upping the tempo to show off the melody. Freddie Joachim has a few releases of his own as a DJ and producer. His last release was on the San Francisco based label Mellow Orange.

Check the full Little Dragon tour schedule & more on the official site + US dates from Brooklyn Vegan