THE BEIRUT GROOVE COLLECTIVE presents: Black Christmas ‘James Brown Tribute’ Feat James Locksmith (JembeMusic)


Its official, REAL MUSIC IS UNIVERSAL!

Our good mate James Locksmith of JembeMusic put me on to this dope event on this weekend in Beirut where a posse of SOUL, FUNK & Rare Groove fans are throwing it down in homage to the musical legacy of James Brown at the annualBlack Christmas‘.

THE BEIRUT GROOVE COLLECTIVE presents ‘THE BLACK CHRISTMAS’ (THIRD EDITION)

(In Memory of the Fifth Anniversary of JAMES BROWN’s Death)

For the third X-mas in a row THE BEIRUT GROOVE COLLECTIVE keeps the tradition of funk, soul, rare groove and breaks in this city and the Middle East, alive. However this time we are getting closer to the heart of the action by taking over the former infamous CLUB SOCIAL where three of THE BGC DJs used to spin regularly (DJ Stickfiggr, Ernesto and Ramsay Short).
This time THE BEIRUT GROOVE COLLECTIVE commemorate the fifth anniversary of James Brown’s death, with long list of DJs, artists and visual artists. To top it all off, this year Supreme Sandwiches and Samosas will be on sale from Firas Yatbokh!

  • Natalie “Baby” Shooter (Opening act)
  • Brother Jackson ( afro-funk/hip-hop) + Heavy G (Hard funk)
  • Chris Bail (dance music)
  • DJ Spindle aka Ernesto ( rare groove,deep funk, breaks)
  • James Locksmith (nu-disco, afrobeat)
  • DJ Wah ( Italo-Disco)

Visuals by Nadim Saoma

“In Memory of James Brown” an art project by Tom Bone,Jeanne Fouchet, Semaan Khawam, Lilly in the rain aka Nanou, Ernesto and short fuse.

Shortfuse Film will be releasing their music video for BGC collaborator Wriggly Scott aka DJ Solo’s new single entitled “Hierarchy/Anachy”.

BGC Links:

FUNK, HIP HOP: GRANDWIZARD THEODORE ‘THE INVENTOR OF THE SCRATCH’ (Sat 3RD DEC @ Goodgod)


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5MN8hhdM8OQ&feature=relateBlunted & Universal Zulu Nation Australia Present…

–SOUNDS OF NEW YORK TOUR 2011–

feat. GRAND WIZARD THEODORE plus very special guests over 4 very intimate shows.

-Grand Wizard Theodore-

For the uninitiated Grand Wizard Theodore is credited as being the Inventor of the scratch & master of the needle drop, also featuring in the first Hip Hop movie ever made called “Wildstyle” (1983). As well as contributing to the original sound track, with his catch phrase “Say Turn it up” being sampled from Public to many a hip hop act world wide, he apprenticed under the legendary DJ Grand Master Flash, and was part of the group The Fantastic 5 which he released the old school classic “Can I Get A Soulclap” (1980). Grand Wizard Theodore was most recently featured in the DJ Documentary “Scratch” and continues to tour the world showcasing his amazing DJ skill’s to this day, as well as being a member of the Mighty Universal Zulu Nation.

Don’t miss the man with the flawless needle drop as he play’s a 2 hour set of turntablism meets party rocking b-boy breaks & beats, supported by some of Australia’s most respected DJs.

\\SYDNEY – SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER//

Goodgod Small Club – 55 Liverpool Street, Chinatown

+ VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: MK-1, Mathmatics & Frenzie

Tickets are $25+b/f:
http://www.moshtix.com.au/event.aspx?id=51784&ref=moshtix&skin

Info @ facebook

HIPHOP, FUNK, BREAKS: Grand Wizard Theodore Feat. DJ’s MK-1, Mathmatics & Frenzie, Good-God, Sat Dec 3


Blunted & Universal Zulu Nation Australia Present.

SOUNDS OF NEW YORK TOUR

Feat: GRAND WIZARD THEODORE + very special guests Supported by MK-1, Mathmatics & Frenzie

Grand Wizard Theodore

For the uninitiated Grand Wizard Theodore is credited as being the Inventor of the scratch & master of the needle drop, also featuring in the first Hip Hop movie ever made called “Wildstyle” (1983). As well as contributing to the original sound track, with his catch phrase “Say Turn it up” being sampled from Public to many a hip hop act world wide, he apprenticed under the legendary DJ Grand Master Flash, and was part of the group The Fantastic 5 which he released the old school classic “Can I Get A Soulclap” (1980). Grand Wizard Theodore was most recently featured in the DJ Documentary “Scratch” and continues to tour the world showcasing his amazing DJ skill’s to this day, as well as being a member of the Mighty Universal Zulu Nation.

Don’t miss the man with the flawless needle drop as he play’s a 2 hour set of turntablism meets party rocking b-boy breaks & beats, supported by some of Australia’s most respected DJs.

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 SYDNEY - SATURDAY 3rd DECEMBER
 Goodgod Small Club - 55 Liverpool Street, Chinatown
 + VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: MK-1, Mathmatics & Frenzie
 Tickets are $25+b/f and are available Here + VERY SPECIAL GUESTS: DJ Peril, King Excel, Prequel & DJ FX

COLD CRUSH: Ol’ Skool Electro Funk & Rap, DJ’s: Simon Caldwell, OSC-001,Retali8,Patrick HAF (Fri Dec 4th)


COLD CRUSH

Ol’ Skool Electro Funk, Rap & Boogie.

Fri Dec 4th @ 202 Broadway

Patrick HAF (The Sentinel), Simon Caldwell, OSC-00, Retali8

Info: Cold Crush web site & Facebook Link

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