New Year’s Eve with Anjali and The Kid

DJ Anjali & The Incredible Kid’s
New Year’s Eve Dance Party
with special guests
Reyna Tropical (Fabi of Savila & Sumo Hair /LA)
Brown Calculus
DJ Casual Aztec (Club Culo & No Control Crew)
Dholi Adam McCollom (Seattle)

Dances by APNA BHANGRA CREW (Seattle) & ANJALI & the Gulabi Gang

This party marks the 18th anniversary of Anjali and The Kid as a duo since their
New Year’s Eve debut in 2000!
128 NE Russell St.
Portland, Ore. 
Doors 8pm
Show 9pm – 1am
(Anjali & The Kid play 11-1am)
Advance tickets
$29.50 – $35 ($40 at the door) 
RSVP on Facebook here
REYNA TROPICAL is Fabi Reyna (She Shreds Magazine/Savíla) and Sumohair (LA based producer,) 2 Mexican Expats who met in Nashville at Redbull Music Academy’s Bass Camp, Bonnaroo. They went in the studio that same day and recorded a track that would later inspire “Reyna Tropical.” In the spirit of experimentation, they record each track in one session of improvisation.
“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.”   
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.
“Though they’ve been a band for only a little over a year, the creative chemistry between Vaughn Kimmons and Andre Burgos seems like divine kismet.”
CASUAL AZTEC is an artist and DJ based in Portland. 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 West Coast based women and non binary DJs, producers and promotors.
Seattle based musician ADAM McCOLLOM started playing the dhol while living in India (2003-2004.) He’s been the resident dholi at ANDAZ since 2015, 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 I’ve Met (bass), Ota Prota (guitar/composer) & Motherland Ensemble (oud.)  Since his graduation from Cornish (BFA in Music) where he studied Jazz with Julian Priester (Sun Ra Arkestra) and Hadley Caliman, he has studied Khayal (North Indian classical singing) with Pandit Devashish Dey in Varanasi, as well as the Egyptian Oud & the Arabic Maqam system with Egyptian ethnomusicologist Maurice Roman.

“When DJ Anjali and the Incredible Kid take the stage at Wonder Ballroom on New Year’s Eve, they’ll be celebrating their 18th year of playing records together. Anjali Hursh started out with little fanfare, but her exuberant playlists have become one of the most beloved mainstays of Portland nightlife.” OPB State of Wonder 12/12/18

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Date(s) -   Monday, December 31st
9:00 pm - 1:00 am

Wonder Ballroom

128 NE Russell St.

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