As part of the Wednesday Night Dj Happy Hour and to help celebrate the soft launch of Strategic Sounds Rio, I'll be playing some tunes tonight with Mr. Mary Byker, current front man of legendary 90's indie Brit band,
Pop Will Eat Itself!
Come through and sample the selection of pan-asian delicacies and get yourself a Jarra of one of their delicious libations as we play the grooves to ease you over the mid-week hump!
I've got some great gigs coming up, if you happen to be in Rio de Janeiro!
This Wednesday, I'll be joining my good friend (and new Pop Will Eat Itself frontman), Mary Byker, at Mekong in Leblon. We'll be laying down the smooth grooves for those enjoying the restaurant/bar's special Songkran menu in honor of the Thai new year. Come early to get a table!
Thursday will be a real treat for me. I'm honored to be the opening act for Les Fines Polettes at Teatro Odisséia in Lapa. If you are unfamiliar with these guys, they are a New Orleans-style brass band from Paris, France! They are great live, performing with an energy that is infectious! Expect to hear me lay down some serious NoLa funk for this set. Check out a little clip of L.F.P. doing there thing below.
Then on May 5th it's the long awaited 2 year anniversary of our Botafogo Social Club party! We'll be getting down once again high atop of Vidigal at the place with the best of view of Rio that you are ever likely to find, Casa Alto Vidigal. If you were there for our Carnaval party, you know what I mean! I'll be joined on the decks by our BSC residents Mike Frugaletti, Jan Roldanus and Doug Gray. RSVP here for discounted admission.
Hope to see you at one or all three of these upcoming shows!
After what seems like years away, I'm headed back to Rio in a few hours! Because of plane changes and layovers, I won't actually get in until Wednesday morning though. But... Wednesday night, my good friend, Mary Byker, is kind enough to host a little 'welcome back' gig for me at he and his wife's lovely Leblon local, Mekong. He'll also be joining me on the decks as we get eclectic and funky.
I've missed everyone terribly... so, if you're in the neighborhood, do try and stop by and join me in for a cerveja bem gelada or maybe one of their specialty cocktails with mekong whisky. Hmmmmm whisky. It's been a long time and I'm ready for some Rio! Hope to see you all Wednesday!
RSVP on Facebbok and spread the word! xoxo
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