New Year’s Eve with Anjali and The Kid : Monday, December 31st

DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid’s New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza at the Wonder Ballroom

DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid’s  New Year’s Eve Dance Party Extravaganza at the Wonder Ballroom 
featuring the live debut of Reyna Tropical (Fabi Reyna of She Shreds magazine and Savíla, and L.A. producer Sumohair)
Brown Calculus
DJ Casual Aztec (Club Culo/No Control Crew) 
and musician Adam McCollom on the dhol (Double-headed Panjabi drum.
There will also be dance performances from DJ Anjali and her Gulabi Gang troupe.
 
This party marks the 18th anniversary of Anjali and The Kid playing in Portland clubs as a duo since their New Year’s Eve debut in 2000. 
Anjali and The Kid won “Best DJ” in Portland in the 2017 and 2016 Willamette Week Reader’s Poll. 
 
MONDAY, DECEMBER 31ST, 2018
 
WONDER BALLROOM
128 NE Russell St
Portland, OR 97212
503.284.8686
Doors 8 pm.
Show 9 pm – 1:00am. 
$29.50 advance $40 at the door
RSVP on Facebook HERE!
 
REYNA TROPICAL
 
 
“By pairing bright guitar riffs and meticulously layered samples with lulling lyricism, Reyna and Diaz meld the best of both worlds to create a tropical sound as complex and expansive as their shared experiences of bicultural Latinidad.” – NPR
 
Featured on NPR: 
 
Mexican Expats based in L.A and Portland, OR, “Reyna Tropical” is Fabi Reyna (She Shreds Magazine/Savíla) and Sumohair. They met for the first time in Nashville Tennesse on behalf of Redbull Music Academy’s Bass Camp at Bonnaroo. They got into the studio the same day they met, recorded a track that would later inspire “Reyna Tropical”. In the nature of experimentation they record each track in one session of improvisation.
 
 
BROWN CALCULUS
 
 
Sharing the same body in their past lives, Brown Calculus perform with melanated synergy. Keyboardist and beat maker, Andre Burgos, and singer/songwriter, Vaughn Kimmons, are Geminis, illuminating the sacredness of Black music, seeking to bring about community on Earth and beyond. They explore the soundscapes of the post-soul movement. Revealing the connection between complicated time signatures and Black divinity, with a cosmic sound that remains grounded.
 
 
 
CASUAL AZTEC
 
 
Casual Aztec is an artist and DJ based in Portland and founder of ‘Club Culo’, a JOTX event and curatorial project focusing on international club, neo perreo, trap, dembow, dancehall, reggaeton, and latin house. She has been featured in Vice Magazine, Tom Tom Magazine, and Discogs. She a member of ‘No Control’, a crew of westcoast based women and non binary DJs, producers and promotors.
 
Adam McCollom
 
 
Seattle based musician Adam McCollom started playing the dhol while living in India in 2003. He’s been the resident dholi at ANDAZ for over a year, hitting the road with Anjali & The Kid to play festivals, concerts-in-the-park & shaadis. His list of former bands is impressive: (Degenerate Art Ensemble (guitar/composer), The Vells (bass), The Pica Beats (keyboards/ piano), Breaks & Swells (bass), Brent Arnold and The Spheres (keyboards/piano), Ghosts Ive met (bass), Ota Prota (guitar/composer), Motherland Ensemble (oud). Since his graduation from Cornish (BFA in Music) where studied Jazz with Julian Priester (of Sun Ra Arkestra) and Hadley Caliman, he has studied Khayal (North Indian classical singing) with Pandit Devashish Dey in Varanasi for a full year as well as the Egyptian Oud & the Arabic Maqam system with Egyptian ethnomusicologist Maurice Roman.

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