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FREE #OKAYAFRICADC Party This Saturday With Underdog & Native Sun!

Come to our FREE #OKAYAFRICADC party this Saturday at Liv Nightclub with Underdog & Native Sun


#OKAYAFRICADC is proud to announce it's new location this Saturday at Liv Nightclub! Join us as we celebrate a ritual that has almost three years of sweat and undying energy in DC. Resident spinner, DJ Underdog, teams up with DJ Native Sun and DJ Roots Tonic for a mind-wide and foot friendly event destined to make history on U Street. Come ready to dance, drum and sing! The detox has begun!

#OKAYAFRICADC w/ DJ Underdog, Native Sun and Roots Tonic

Oct 11th, 2014 at 10:00 PM

Liv Nightclub

Washington, DC

FREE ENTRY ALL NIGHT!

LIVE DRUMMING ALWAYS // NO DRESS CODES EVER //INCREDIBLE SOUND SYSTEM // BRING A TOWEL // COME EARLY AND LEAVE LATE // BRING INSTRUMENTS //

News Brief
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New Fela Kuti Reissues & Box Set Are Coming This Year

Partisan Records has shared initial news of upcoming Fela 50th anniversary reissues and a new box set on the way.

Fela Kuti fans have a lot to look forward to this year as Partisan Records (home to Fela's catalog) has announced plans to release special reissues of two 1971 albums: London Scene and Live! With Ginger Baker, the classic album in which Fela and his band Africa '70 where joined by the Cream drummer.

The label has also said they plan to release the fifth installment in their ongoing Fela vinyl reissue box set series, which are handpicked by notable names in the music world. Previous volumes have been curated by Erykah Badu, Questlove, and Brian Eno.

Partisan has also shared that they will also be launching a scholarship program at Fela's alma mater, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, in London this year. The label will be sharing more information on all of that exciting Fela Kuti 2021 news soon, so keep and eye out.

In the meantime, Fela Kuti is currently leading the fan vote for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. You can head here to cast a daily ballot for the afrobeat legend. Voting is capped at one ballot per day.

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