Calaveras y Palmeras: A Dia de Muertos Party

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Vinyl Sound Curation ★ The party where the focus is the musicians and their live performances and the strictly vinyl after party residence with a musical selection to make you dance all night long!

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Hailing from Sao Paolo Brasil, Marcos aka @dj_garrincha arrived a couple of years ago to the tropical scene in Chicago and made an instant connection with local djs and music lovers, demonstrating that Brazilian rhythms on vinyl are an immense universe to explore. His energy behind the decks is always palpable and extremely contagious, it’s always a joy to catch him in action. Along with djing he also is co-founder of @tropical_diaspora_records based in Germany.

Dia de Muertos is celebrated on November 2nd and in Mexico is recognized as a national holiday. It may seem odd that we celebrate death with dancing and celebration, but for centuries in Mexico we have honored the remembrance of our loved ones with ofrendas, musica, parades, and drink.

Join us Friday November 2nd for a Dia de Muertos Party like no other! We’re setting up the dance floor with only the best vintage Latin sounds hand-picked, by some of the finest record collectors and selectors from Mexico, Cuba, Brazil and the U.S.

Marz Community Brewing will be on hand pouring a special selection of fresh brews on tap.

Delicious food and salsa Aji Amarillo by Sobremesa Chicago
www.sobremesachicago.com

This event is proudly brought to you by Lumpen Radio and (((SONORAMA)))

Gen Adm: $ 10
Get your tickets using the link below:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/calaveras-y-palmeras-tickets-51321168998

THE SELECTORS:

Dj Bongohead (USA)

Cuban-American DJ, writer, historian, percussionist, artist, designer based in Massachusetts & New York City. Specializes in Latin and funk music. Co-founder (along with DJ Andujar) of Peace & Rhythm Records.
www.peaceandrhythm.com
https://gladyspalmera.com/dj-bongohead-boogaloomania-old-school/

Elisse Locomotion (Mexico/Oakland)

For Elisse living in Mexico City and California, music and the psychedelia of Latin America are part of her daily life. A longtime collector, Elisse fills her dj sets with an eclectic mix tunes of and thus be one of many women dedicated to rescue the rhythms at 45rpm. Check this dj set “pura dinamita”
https://www.mixcloud.com/dedossucios/locas-por-el-baile-vol-1-chicas-mexicanas-garage-yey%C3%A9-soul/

Dj Mixteco and Dayansiita (Mexico/Brooklyn)

We met this great couple in NYC and we fell in love with their energy and their selection of dance rhythms on vinyl. They will transport you to the most underground nightclubs of Latin America through their tireless selection of contagious and tropical rhythms.
https://soundcloud.com/combo-chimbita/sonidero-mixteco
https://soundcloud.com/emma-sound-sista/mambitodrumandsalsa

Dj Garrincha (Brazil/Sao Paolo)

Marcos aka Dj GArRinchA arrived a couple of years ago to the tropical scene in Chicago and made an instant connection with local djs and music lovers, demonstrating that Brazilian rhythms on vinyl are an immense universe to explore. He is also the one of the founders of TROPICAL DIASPORA® Official Records based in Germany.
https://soundcloud.com/tdrgo/bugiganga-tropical-multicolorida

Julian Donk (Mexico/ CDMX)

We have the honor of having this amazing musician and vinyl collector from Mexico City eager to share his extensive knowledge of Mexican tropical sounds including cumbia, Afro-Latin and other popular rhythms. His musical talents can be heard in the sounds of two of Mexico’s current tropical shakers Sonido Gallo Negro and La Redada
https://www.mixcloud.com/RadioComeme/vintage-latin-sounds-23-by-sonorama/

Afroqbano (Cuba/Chicago)

Dj and Music producer Harold Medina has been on the global music scene for several years. His collection is composed of Afro-Cuban rhythms, reggae and afrobeat as well as belonging to the dj Collective Future Rootz. He is the front man of Beats y Batería and collaborates with Lumpen Radio with his show “Que horas son?”
https://www.mixcloud.com/djafroqbano/areito-mix-by-afroqbano-all-vinyl-at-lumpen-radio-102216/

Mercadito by :

– Comercio Popular
– Mexitco ( https://www.instagram.com/mexitco/ )
– Pilsen Outpost
– Peace & Rhythm pop up Record Store

Face Painting by Erika Berumen

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