ANDAZ : Portland’s Bhangra, Bollywood & Desi Bass Dance Party
The last Saturday of every month with your hosts and resident DJs Anjali & The Incredible Kid
ANDAZ is the West Coast’s longest-running Bhangra & Bollywood dance party, a transportive experience that has enraptured feverishly dancing Portland crowds for 13 years.
“Anjali and The Incredible Kid, Portland’s resident top Bollywood and bhangra deejays.” -The Portland Tribune 3/12/15
“Portland’s finest purveyors of Bollywood, bhangra and global bass music.” -Vortex Music Magazine 10/12/14
“The pair have been keeping Portland dancing for so long in various incarnations, imagining the local music scene without their bhangra and Bollywood rhythms is unthinkable. ” The Oregonian 5/26/06
The Analog Theater 720 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland, Ore.
$10 ($5 before 10pm)
9pm-2:30 AM, 21+ w/ proper ID
DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza
at the Melody Ballroom.
Thursday, December 31st, 2015
DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid throw their biggest New Year’s Eve party ever: a Desi Latino Soundclash!
Special guest UPROOT ANDY (NYC/Que Bajo?!)
Dances and live performance from samba band Bloco Alegria.
Dance performances from DJ Anjali and The Incredible Ladies and Heidi Hines.
Opening set by DJ Michael Bruce (Gran Ritmos).
Sound by One Wub.
This party marks the fifteenth anniversary of Anjali and The Kid playing in Portland clubs as a duo since their New Year’s Eve debut in 2000.
615 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214
21 and over only
Dance party 9pm-3:00am
RSVP on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1491764287785684/
Tropitaal A Desi-Latino Soundclash!
with your hosts and resident DJs Anjali and The Incredible Kid
Saturday, January 16th, 2016
Tropitaal features the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America scorching the dance floor in a battle to the dance. (Reggaeton, Moombahton, Digital Cumbia, 3Ball Guarachero, Dembow, Dancehall, Chutney, Desiton, Bollywood & Bhangramuffin & more!)
“DJ Anjali & the Incredible Kid have been Portland’s leading world music DJs since the turn of the millennium.” -Willamette Week 12/31/14
Goodfoot Lounge 2845 SE Stark St Portland, Ore.
21 and over
Take the sultry vibe of the Latin American Tropics, combine with the rhythm of India (“Taal”) and stir into Tropitaal, a Desi/Latino Soundclash where the hottest club sounds from India and Latin America go head to head in an all-night dance-off of epic proportions. Anjali & The Incredible Kid combine their deep passions and deep crates from across the spectrum of Caribbean, Indian and Latin vibes.
RSVP on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/events/550774911738144/
Anjali and The Kid have two different radio shows on two different radio stations.
Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush broadcasts every Tuesday on KBOO 90.7FM 10pm – midnight Pacific Standard Time. “Electronic folk and urban sounds from the global diaspora and the desh; an auditory map of the world with South Asia at the center.” You can also listen online and shows are archived for two weeks.
Chor Bazaar broadcasts every Thursday on XRAY.FM 91.1.FM 7pm – 8pm. “DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid present International classics & unknown pop gems: vintage Bollywood/Kollywood/Tollywood, Hindi pop, 60’s French, Latin niceness & Panjabi folk.”
Learn to dance bhangra & giddha w/ Anjali at The Viscount Dance Studio (SE 7th & Washington, Portland, Ore.)
Learn to dance like a Bollywood rani! Anjali has been studying dance her whole life. Her first teacher was her Indian Mum who trained in Kathak (North Indian Classical) as a student of the famed Gopi Krishna. Anjali herself studied Kathak with S.N. Charka & Santosh Vyas (Jaipur Gharana.) She also spent years as a student of Jayanthi Raman, learning & performing Bharata Natyam (South Indian Classical.)
The Viscount Dance Studio, Portland, Ore.