Tuesday, March 16, 2010
The Los Angeles Beat Swap Meet: 2 Year Anniversary
( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rnrF-N_xH-4 )
Sunday after-noon April 11, 2010
Grandstar Jazz Club (Chinatown)
Home of Fly-Ball, Boombox, Firecracker, & Soul Sessions.
943 N Broadway - Los Angeles CA 90012
12noon-6pm / Free with Canned Good
Donations are hand delivered to the LA homeless community.
This is an All Ages event - Casual drinking (bar open) for the 21+
Over 30 Invited Vendors & Collectors Buying Selling & Trading Records from all over The World.
BLUES - DISCO - FUNK - HIP HOP - JAZZ - PUNK - REGGAE - ROCK - SOUL - WORLD
3 Areas of Music.. Records For Sale.. & Conversations Awaiting..
Downstairs: Hosted by Odds (Bpandodds.com)
An all 45's extravaganza.. Live DJ's share rare selections from there 7 inch collections. Reputable vendors from both Buena Park & Pasadena record swaps setup here, amongst a few dozen other invited vendors, in the likes of a different atmosphere (for once). Bar available for the grown..
Upstairs: Hosted by L.Scatterbrain (Zulu Nation, Foundation Funkollective)
Some of Hip-Hop's living legends reside upstairs, selling records & spinning them of course. Special surprise in-store performances + our 1st official DJ battle. In the past Ras G, J-Rocc, Frank Nitt, Percee P, & Illa J, just to name a few, have blessed our listening ears with live, last minute surprise, showcases.
Outside: Hosted by Rappers Delight, Huskey Radio, & Listen Clothing
Features a vendor village of boundary pushing designers, brands that they have created, and the people who love to look fresh. Live DJ's spin only vinyl and the place is decorated with record vendors. Record-inspired art, every culture in the world in 1 city, & the fresh California Sun.. peaking in between the Chinatown buildings.. reminds you why you Love LA.
And can't forget.. JUNEBUGG'S KITCHEN IS ALWAYS OPEN "Rapper's Delight":
Real DJ's spinning 12's & 45's.. some that are even for sale:
671, Abel, AC The PD (Hip Hop Philosophy Radio), Analog (Beathackerz Collective), Blessaid, Charlie Rock (Rock Steady Crew), Chikaramanga (Tres Records/Giant Panda), Clenzroc, C-los (Stacksvinyl.com), Counterstryke, Early Worm, Endo, Expo (Root Down), Frank, Gabe Real (More Fire/Foundation Funkollective), Jawa (Scratch Academy), Kidragon (Table Manners), Kidriz, Kiwamu Omae (Shibuya Club), Listen Recovery Crew (Listen Clothing), Los Undergods, Mixmaster Wolf (Breakestra/Dark Leaf), Pryvet Peepsho (Fly-ball), Shred One, Source (Dicknose Monkeys), Uncle Bucky, Valtron, Yotah (Shibuya Club)
The 1st ever...
Beat Swap Meet DJ Battle - $200 Cash Prize - Hosted by DJ Jawa (Lost Unknown, Scratch Academy)
Mr. Choc (Beat Junkies), Pryvet Peepsho, & P-Trix (IF2)
VENDING & OTHER INFO:
Thank you to our supporters:
Alchemist, Awol One, Chikaramanga, Count Bass D, Dumbfoundead, Flying Lotus, IF2, Illa J, J.Rocc, Mayor Hawthorne, Mr. Choc, Percee P, Ras G, RAW, Rock Steady Crew, Zulu Nation, the list goes on.......