Portland: Afrobeat Meets Bollywood Night

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Date/Time
Date(s) – 09/22/2017

Location
BOSSANOVA BALLROOM

Categories


dance

You’ve enjoyed dancing to Latin & Turkish tunes blended with sounds from India. Now for our 3rd party it’s time to get down to the hottest Caribbean tunes as we team up with DJ Solo alongside host DJ Prashant.

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DANCE UNITED

Afrobeat Meets Bollywood Night

A global bass dance party dedicated to unity, featuring Afro-Carribean & Bollywood sounds!

$7 adv, $10 door.

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Friday September 22nd

BOSSANOVA BALLROOM

722 E Burnside St.
Portland, OR

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Featuring

DJ SOLO PDX

Promoting and bringing Afro Caribbean music to the Pacific NW for over 5 years now.

Get to know DJ Solo:

Alongside African-Indian fusion performance by

Praveen Lata Ram

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Hosted by:

PRASHANT: SINGER, DANCER, DJ

Hailing from Mumbai, living in Portland, founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United.

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FEATURING:

– Henna by donation & professional photography
– African-Indian fusion performance by Praveen Lata Ram
– Bollywood performance by DJ Prashant’s dancers
– Dance lesson at 10pm
– Dance all night to Afrobeat meets Bollywood with DJ Solo & DJ Prashant

DETAILS:

– Doors open 9pm
– Strictly 21+, Official ID Required

AFROBEAT MEETS BOLLYWOOD LIVE JAMMING SESSION:

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DANCE UNITED:

Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/danceunitedpdx/

Founded by an immigrant & an engineer turned DJ, Prashant – Dance United brings musicians & DJs together for a night celebrating our unity in diversity. Dance United launched in June 2017 with a Latin & Indian theme, it bridged the gap between Midddle & Far East with Turkey & Indian Night in July & in September we are thrilled to present a mashup of Afrobeat & bollywood.

Dance United is a branch off of Jai Ho! Dance Party that host our monthly hit parties in SF, PDX and Seattle.

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DJ SOLO PDX:

fb.com/djsolopdx

instagram.com/djsolopdx

Image may contain: 1 person, indoorDj and Promoter Solomon Kofi AKA Dj Solo is known for his major role in promoting and bringing Afro Caribbean International Music to the Pacific NW. Most of his events events covers music genres such as Afro-Beats, Dancehall, Reggae, Reggaeton, Hip-hop, Top 40’s, Soca music.

Born and raised in Accra Ghana DJ Solo moved to Portland Oregon 2008.

He has always had love for music, and decided to continue his hobby once he moved here. He started playing for small house parties until he had his first club scene gig at Afrique Bistro, he quickly moved to the Local Lounge for his signature event PDX First Sat which has been ongoing for 4 years. He has also been djing in the Portland downtown club scene, and plays for venues such as Fifth Ave, NYX, Paris Theater, Holocene, Trio Club, Jade Club

His love for music has also made him well known in the Seattle music scene and has played for venues such as Red Lounge and Champions.

Dj Solo has also been an open act for International Artists that come to the Pacific NW such as;

Christopher Martin, Gyptian, Clap Clap, Iyanaya, Wizboy, Emmerson & Samini

PRASHANT:

TEDx Talk: Bollywood The Timing Is Right:http://youtu.be/TZQcjE2t-pM
FB: fb.com/dreamprashant
INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/dreamprashant
DJ MIXTAPES: http://www.youtube.com/BollywoodMixtape
MEDIA COVERAGE: http://tinyurl.com/prashant-tv-news 

A one-of-a-kind Bollywood entertainer, Prashant is a singer, choreographer, MC & DJ with one simple agenda, to make people dance all night long to an irresistible blend of world’s greatest dance beats. Prashant’s effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds.

Through his energetic performances, Prashant has moved masses across both coasts of America, Costa Rica, Panama & India. His DJ sets seamlessly transition between Bollywood, Bhangra, TOP40, Latin, Arabic, Carribean, 80s, 90s & other varied genres. The interactive dance elements in his DJ set transform any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes.

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PRAVEEN

Praveen has been training in West African, Afro-Brazilian, Afro-Cuban, Haitian, Indian and other dance styles for most of her life.  This has been an outward and inward journey into herself and beyond.  She enjoys combining all of these experiences into choreography that represents multiple cultures and her love for all of the human race.  With her dance, she hopes that you will hear a story, feel an emotion, be inspired and experience joy.

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FAQs:

Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?

Strictly 21+, please bring state issued ID or passport.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Plenty of street parking available.

Are tickets refundable?

No refunds are available, and all ticket sales are final.

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