Non Stop Bhangra Presents:
#96 - Dholrhythms Dance Co. 10 Year Anniversary!
Dholrhythms, Dj Jimmy Love, DJ Rav-E, Pavit Deol, Mehul Mistry, DJ Amar
161 Erie Street
San Francisco, CA, 94103
Doors 9:00 PM (event ends at 2:00 AM)
This event is 21 and over
Straight out of the Bay Area, Bang Data comes armed with slick guitar, gritty synth & bass and banging electro-acoustic drums. Their debut full length album "La Sopa" (The Soup), dropping March 13 2012 on Itunes, is loaded with heavy grooves, Samba-Ska-Cumbia and hints of Afro-Electro-Bossanova. Much like its name, La Sopa is a melting pot of rhythms and infectious beats that reflect the band's backgrounds and the undeniable influence of northern California Hip Hop, Rock and Latin music. "Our sound is like a soup and so are we...shit, if you think about it, so is everybody else in the world...In this day of age, with internet and mobile devices, etc, all these different cultures are meshing together becoming a "sopa". People are constantly influencing and inspiring each other whether its art, music, politics. the world is one big ass
soup if you ask us!"
Bang Data is formed by Bay Area's MC Deuce Eclipse on lead vocals, who's well known by hip-hop fans as an accompanying voice to the legendary Zion I andmusician/producer Juan Manuel Caipo who helped propel the latin alternative music scene in the Bay Area early on in his career. Bang Data was born a side project that quickly shifted into something more while working together with Amplive of Zion I who at the time was producing Deuce's solo album. Since partnering in 2008, Deuce Eclipse and Caipo, of Nicaraguan and Peruvian heritages respectively, have created music that strikes a chord between what they grew up listening to with their parents and the contemporary influences of life in California. Mixing Rock, Reggae,
Hip-Hop & Latin beats and infusing them with a soulful bilingual (English/Spanish) delivery by Deuce Eclipse, Bang Data has created a sound that is unmistakably theirs. The group has performed with acts such as Calle 13, Ozomatli, Zion I, Natalia Lafourcade, Enanitos Verdes, Panteon Rococo & Chico Trujillo to name a few.
Their debut CD EP "Maldito Carnaval", featuring seven tracks, was released in the fall of 2009 to rave reviews. Their song "Drivin' Steady" has been featured as the iTunes Latino Song of the Week. The EP has special guest performances by Karl Perrazzo, from Santana, Steve Bradley from No Doubt and Amplive from Zion-I.
On March 13, Bang Data will make its mark with La Sopa. La Sopa was mixed and produced by Caipo and includes 5 songs from its debut EP, including the self-titled single "Bang Data", which was featured on A&E's Emmy® Award winning television drama Breaking Bad plus 9 additional songs including an Afro/Latin Hip Hop version of "Toro Mata", featuring Peruvian living legend Eva Ayllón. The album will also feature live favorites "ICU" and "Veneno", Afrobeat-flavored "Sucio Amor" and electro gritty cumbia tracks "Que Se Mueva" and "Bomberos". La Sopa brings some flavor for everybody. Get it while it's hot!
Aima The Dreamer
Aima the Dreamer has been rockin' crowds for years as a vocalist and MC with groups such as J-Boogie's Dubtronic Science, The Mamaz, Goddess Alchemy Project and Jazz Mafia's Brass, Bows and Beats Hip-Hop Symphony. As a freestyle rapper, poet, singer and versatile MC, Aima the Dreamer brings her array of talents and influences to the stage.
Based in San Francisco, Dholrhythms Dance Company is an organization dedicated to promoting the artistic and cultural heritage of India through the beautiful Bhangra and Giddha folk dances of Punjab, India. Co-founders Vicki Virk and Suman Raj envisioned Dholrhythms as a way to share their love of community, culture, and dance.Since its inception in 2003, Dholrhythms has grown into a boundless and unique platform for people of diverse backgrounds to come together, express themselves, and dance in a non-competitive and positive environment.
Dholrhythms hosts classes, workshops, and presents performances and events that celebrate this unique folk dance and Punjabi culture. Dholrhythms also co-founded, hosts, and headlines the legendary monthly event, Non Stop Bhangra, voted as one of the dance floor nights in San Francisco.
The eclectic group of women who dance with Dholrhythms Dance Company have become one of the most talked about groups in San Francisco Bay Area creating a demand for this dance. Led by Vicki Virk's punjabi heritage, Dholrhythms highlights the ancestral and ethnic roots of the Punjabi dance form while pushing boundaries with contemporary influences. The result is a fresh and exciting dance full of joy, energy, and passion.
Dj Jimmy Love
San Francisco based DJ and Producer Jimmy Love is co-founder of the legendary Non Stop Bhangra parties at Public Works, as well as member of award winning party crew Surya Dub. Jimmy has been rocking the SF Scene and beyond with his unique blend of Electronic, Reggae, Bhangra and Hip-Hop mixes for years, bridging the gap between Eastern and Western dance floors. His remixes have been featured everywhere from the Ghetto Funk blog, BBC Asian Network to The Rub's remix wall. Bay Area heavyweight, he has shared the bill with some of the top touring acts and traveled all over North America spreading the love.
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