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Saturday August 15th 2009
Littlefield , 622 DeGraw Street, Brooklyn, NY
2pm – 7pm / 7pm – 2am
Sound Liberation Front announces the first annual Sound Liberation Front Festival at Littlefield Performance and Art Space in Brooklyn’s Gowanus neighborhood.
An all-day, two-part event, the SLF Festival will feature music and art workshops for kids and their parents in the afternoon and a full-on music and dance party for grown-up kids in the evening. The party will also feature artwork created live during the music performance, projected on the walls, and integrated into the dancefloor space.
Headlining the all-day festival of music and art is Brand Nubian, giants of NYC hip hop’s early-90s Rennaissance and famous for such hits as “Slow Down,” “Wake Up,” and “All For One.” Original members Grand Puba, Lord Jamar, and Sadat X will all be performing together.
Sound Liberation Front Party’s performers will also include:
Chico Mann, brainchild of Marcos “Marquitos” Garcia, guitarist for Antibalas. Chico Mann will bring their “electro-afrofunk” sound to Littlefield.
DJ Kenny Parker, producer and DJ for legendary rap group Boogie Down Productions
Cosmo Baker, renowned DJ and platter-spinner at NYC’s premiere parties Bang! and the Rub
Ian Friday of NYC’s Tea Party Music and Libation parties
Sound Liberation Front All-Stars Lil Tiger and Q Mastah
Artist Shelton Walker projecting her work “Apraxis” onto the performance space’s walls and
creating a live artwork on the dancefloor during Brand Nubian’s set
Sound Liberation Front Family Jam will begin at 2pm and will include events tailored to the festival’s younger fans:
Dance workshop with Afro Mosaic Soul in their signature Mosaic Soul dancing style
DJ workshop by DubSpot, one of the world’s top DJing and production schools
Additional art workshops and kids’ activities to be announced
Food and refreshments will be available at the venue and there will also be additional food vendors on site.
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Registration date : 2009-03-02
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