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DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid 17th anniversary New Year‘s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza at the Melody Ballroom with Orquetra Pacifico Tropical and Savila.

Sunday, December 31st, 2017

Orquestra Pacifico Tropical (Featuring members of Sun Angle, Máscaras, Bitch’n, &&&, IOA, Point Juncture, Wa., Modernstate, Roselit Bone, Quiet Countries & Eagle Sun King.)
Savila is a medicinal plant that grows wild in tropical climates all over the world as well as the name of cumbia/latin/world/r&b inspired music and visual art project by guitarist Fabiola Reyna, vocalist Brisa Gonzalez and percussionist extraordinaire Papi Fimbres

Bollywood/Cumbia/Bhangra/Dembow/Urban Desi/Reggaeton/Desi Bass/Latin Trap

Sound and lighting by One Wub

615 SE Alder St, Portland, OR 97214
21 + only (w/ proper ID)

Doors 9pm, Party til 2am

This party marks the 17th anniversary of Anjali and The Kid! We’ve been performing as a duo since our New Year‘s Eveclub debut in 2000. Anjali and The Kid were voted “Best DJ” in Willamette Week’s 2017 and 2016 Reader’s Poll. See you on the dance floor!
www.anjaliandthekid.com

TICKET INFO: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-years-eve-anjali-the-kid-with-orquestra-pacifico-tropical-savila-tickets-39417463695

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DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid have spent more than fifteen years igniting dance floors with cutting edge music not limited by borders or language. They host the longest-running Bhangra and Bollywood party on the West Coast (ANDAZ), co-founded the Pacific Northwest’s first Global Bass dance party (ATLAS, 10 year run at Holocene) and host two weekly radio shows on XRAY.FM and KBOO.FM. Few DJs can be said to have changed the sound of their city but that is exactly what DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid have accomplished since they first introduced Portland, Oregon nightclub audiences to the many varied sounds of Global Bass at a raucous New Year’s Eve debut in 2000. In addition to their monthly ANDAZ, they also host TROPITAAL! A Desi Latino Soundclash.

They are most known for incinerating dance floors with the heavy dance floor artillery of South Asia, but the duo scour the globe for any hard-hitting music that combines local music traditions with window-rattling production. Anjali and The Kid regularly perform at festivals including five sets at the Sasquatch! Music Festival tenth anniversary where they headlined the dance tent opening night. They have performed at festivals such as Decibel, MusicfestNW, PICA’s TBA Festival, Vancouver International Bhangra Celebration, Beloved, What The Festival, Photosynthesis, Soul’d Out Music Festival, Portland State of Mind, Fairytale Music Festival, Kaleidoscope, Vancouver Queer Film Festival & Portland International Film Festival to name a few.

In the deep vein filled tropical jungles of each our hearts lies the frenetic rhythm of Cumbia, music of the Southern American Hemisphere that has roots cast centuries deep and continents wide. Orquestra Pacifico Tropical have in their brief explosive tenure taken the addictive rhythms of Cumbia and accomplished what musicians across continents and generations have done, bringing crowds in the clubs and forests of the Pacific Northwest into a blistering dance frenzy. Live is where you will hear the ecstatic thump, rumble and sheer brilliance of experiencing the racing rhythms of Coastal Colombia side by side with the psychedelic guitar exploration of the the Peruvian rainforest. Always respecting those who came and innovated before them while forging their own uniquely Portland stamp on the music. Eleven friends brought together in the spirit of capturing and breathing new life into varieties of Cumbia with an arsenal of percussion, woodwinds, horns and guitars.

Orquestra Pacifico Tropical’s wall of sound is dedicated to expanding the music of Central and South America to the people and dance floors of the Pacific Northwest.

 

Savila is a medicinal plant that grows wild in tropical climates all over the world as well as the name of cumbia/latin/world/r&b inspired music and visual art project by guitarist Fabiola Reyna, vocalist Brisa Gonzalez and percussionist extraordinaire Papi Fimbres
Adam McCollom on dhol!

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Thanks to your voting we won Best DJ in Portland in Willamette Week’s Best of Portland Readers’ Poll for 2016 and 2017!

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Anjali and The Kid have two weekly radio shows!

Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Kush broadcasts every Tuesday on KBOO 90.7 FM PORTLAND 10pm – midnight (Pacific) ~ presented by your hosts DJ Anjali and The Incredible Kid. Global Bass, Electronic folk & the urban sounds of the global diaspora… an auditory map of the world with South Asia at the center.  Anjali and The Kid have been proud hosts on KBOO Community Radio since January of 2006.

Chor Bazaar broadcasts every Wednesday on XRAY (107.1 & 91.1 FM PORTLAND) 6 – 7 pm. Anjali and The Kid present International classics & unknown pop gems from their vintage vinyl collections. With a focus on retro Bollywood & the Latino diaspora, you can also expect to hear Panjabi folk, Qawwali, South Asian filmi (Lollywood, Tollywood & Kollywood) as well as 60’s Pop (French, Thai, etc.)

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Learn to dance Bhangra & Giddha (Panjabi folk dance) with Anjali at The Viscount Dance Studio most Tuesdays in November and December (no class 11/21 or 12/26) 6:30-7:30pm.

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Learn to dance like a Bollywood Rani!
Anjali has been studying dance since childhood, starting with her Indian Mum (who performed Kathak in Bombay as a member of the famed Gopi Krishna‘s troupe.) Anjali herself has studied & performed both Kathak (North Indian Classical) & Bharata Natyam (South Indian Classical) and draws from these traditions as well as Jazz & Desi Folk to teach her version of Bollywood. Most Thursdays in November and December (No class 11/23 on 12/28.) from 6:30-7:30 pm at The Viscount Dance Studio.

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