Our annual event to honor the great afrobeat originator. Join us in celebrating the life of the great Fela Anikulapo Kuti and dance your yash off to some afro-funk, highlife, juju, fuji, soul, r&b, and more...
AND of course live afrobeat from LA Based afrobeat ensemble Najite & Olokun Prophecy
Doors 8pm | $20 ($15 before 10pm)
*Student Discount - $15 all night (must show student ID)
The Del Monte:
f/ resident DJs Jeremy Sole (Worldwide FM) and Glenn Red (La Junta)
featuring very special guest DJ & MC:
Reggae Dancehall and Hip Hop artist SHINEHEAD and DJ PAPALOTL🦋 aka BUTTAHFLY are collectively known as KINGSTON12 HIFI - a Jamaican sound system that plays globally, as well as hosts a variety of radio shows online and over the airwaves in London and Birmingham in the UK. Packed with vinyl, turntables, needles, dubplates, an iPad and a custom built sound system nearly 40,000 watts in power, SHINEHEAD and DJ PAPALOTL🦋 bring to life the authentic essence of Jamaican music from Ska, Rocksteady, Roots, Foundation to contemporary Reggae and Dancehall, and also fuse Soul, NeoSoul, Raregrooves, Funk, RnB and Hip Hop and even Latin rhythms into their live or radio shows - a reflection of their influences both having lived in Jamaica and in urban USA.
special guest deejay upstairs in Townhouse lounge:
(Afrobeat, Brazilian, Dub, Reggae, Cumbia, Samba Disco, Batucada, Afro-Latin House, Indian Beats, Makossa & other deep-rooted Soul music from around the world.)
Doors 9PM | $10
The Official 10th Annual Reggae On The Mountain Pre-Party presented by Genius•Loci FEST
Get your early stoke on for LA’s #1 homegrown reggae festival
with the sickest selection of bands and DJs. Reggae on the Mountain will be coming in strong and raffling off VIP and GA tickets with all proceeds going to Life Rolls On
The night will be going full speed from the moment doors open till they kick us out. In addition to give aways by BudBud Venice and others we will have surprise guests and working it out to the sounds of:
Jeremy Sole (KCRW):
Henry Pope x Littlefoot (Genius Loci):
Boostive (San Diego):
This event is likely to sell out so please get your tickets ahead of time ♥
Townhouse bar: DJ JEDI @ 10pm
THE APX, an exciting Atlanta electro-funk duo composed of married musicians Erika Dawn Rhodes and Dee Rhodes joins us live in The Del Monte for a zesty, energetic performance! Huffington Post says "The APX drops funk that goes beyond good and hits excellent."
Doors 8pm | $10 cover
presale available HERE
Townhouse bar: DJ JEDI @ 10PM
BLACK NILE, live!
Brothers Aaron & Lawrence Shaw have been playing music together for much of their lives, bringing forth a telepathic dynamic that translates heavily into their music and performance, embodying blends of the old and the new and representing the exploding LA jazz renaissance.
Doors 8:30PM | Show 9PM | $15
Afterward DJ Vinyl Don & Anthony Valadez will be on the decks in the Townhouse Bar and Del Monte spinning new and old school Soul, Funk, Blues, Rock, Hip-Hop, Beats, Breaks, and anything else that'll get both dance floors going.
10PM | No cover