Saturday May 17th, 2008 1-8pm
* DanceFest to begin at about 4pm
After gathering between 27th and 28th between Broadway and Sixth Avenue, The Parade will kick off at 1pm. Then we will boogie our way down Broadway, hula, swing and irish step our way past Union Square and into University Place. At Eighth Street we will Salsa, Tango and Waltz East into Saint Marks Street. Our House, Techno and Disco floats will have afternoon shoppers wigglin as they watch us get down in the heart of the East Village. A straight shot from there brings us to DanceFest in Tompkins Square Park.
The Yard, that empty lot on the Gowanus Canal at Carroll Street, just announced their Summer Sunday lineup via rhythmism.com and we must say, it’s very impressive. Here’s the list: (We’ll be plugging everything into the calendar shortly).
Roy Davis Jr – Chicago house legend playing his first New York set in years
King Britt – This party with the former Digable Planets member is FREE!
Trusme – A Manchester man walking in the very large shoes of Moodymann
“Ms. Badu’s Vortex Tour was a visit to her eccentric pop cosmos, which encompasses silliness and hard-nosed realism, idealism and bawdiness, choreography and whim, R&B and hip-hop, funk and jazz. Ms. Badu listed some of her aliases soon after she arrived onstage — Medulla Oblongata, Sarah Bellum, Analog Girl in a Digital World, Lowdown Loretta Brown — and those weren’t nearly enough to sum her up.” [Read More]
“The Orchestra of St. Luke’s intends to buy half of a building in Clinton to create a permanent home for itself as well as rehearsal space for a al orchestras. If the plan is realized, it could represent a major boon for New York’s classical music scene…dog’s breakfast of loc
‘We want it to be this wonderful hub, almost a community center for the musicians,’ said Marianne Lockwood, the president and executive director of the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. ‘Improving the quality of musical life is something that’s really important to us.'” [Read More]
We’re working hard to bring you some exciting new things as well as expanding our programming with a handful of new guest DJ’s in the upcoming weeks. On Tuesday the 20th, groundbreaking NYC jungle drummer Kamoni is dropping by the Nise Music show for a live audio/video session. Details on that to follow…
We’re pleased to announce that Dex aka Nomadico from Underground Resistance is going to be making regular appearances here on dailysession! The next show with Dex is on the 27th. Stay tuned for that!
Lastly, we’ll be expanding our video section in the next few weeks. Look out for some exciting original NYC content and interviews with some of the city’s major underground contributors. Next up: Danny Krivit!!!!!! Stay tuned…
01. Foxy Brown feat. AZ – Too Real
02. Billy Danze feat. Preacher – I’ma Killya
03. Bun B feat. Lil’ Wayne – Damn I’m Cold
04. Singapore Kane feat. Big Shug – Don’t Take it Personal
05. J Dilla feat. Bilal – Remember
Photo By Josh Derr
Part 1: Mixed by Jeremie
01. Brothers – David and Angela
02. Hot R.S – Slow Blow
03. Caroline Crawford – Riding On Your Love
04. Bill Withers – You Got The Stuff
05. Womack and Womack – MPB
06. Earth Wind and Fire – Kalimba Tree
07. David Lampell – Iranian Groove
08. Belouis Some – Some Peeps
09. Rock The House Part 1
Part 2: Mixed by Stewart
10. Dirtyhaze – Dirtyhaze Groove
11. Ian Dury – Trust
12. I Found Morning
13. Tiga – Don’t Stop
14. The Juan Maclean – Happy House (LD Rmx)
15. The Dark Side of Disco
16. Dennis Parker – Like and Eagle
This week, through Friday, Randall Bourscheidt, the president of a nonprofit arts organization in New York that conducts research and also runs a cultural guide and calendar, will be answering readers’ questions about the economic health of the arts in the city, and what the city is doing to strengthen its commitment to the vitality of the arts. Read the question and answers here.
Photo By Streetsy
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