Sunday, July 15, 2018 1-5pm
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Liquid Sound Lounge Celebrates 25 Years!
The original soulful house party on a boat for NYC’s soulful house music scene, community unity, and conscientious party people with a purpose!
For this special occasion only, we’ll go ALL AGES!
DJ Jeannie Hopper (LSL/WBAI99.5fm Saturday’s 7-10pm)
with Jay Rodriguez (Sax/Flute)DJ Nickodemus (Wonderwheel / Turntables on the Hudson)
DJ Ali Coleman (Voice of Voice)
Board 1pm / Depart 1:30pm / Return 5pm
Aboard The Cabana, Marco Polo Cruises,
East 23rd Street, Skyport Marina (at East River), Manhattan,
NYC TICKETS (surcharges apply):
All Ages • Tickets: $25 / $30 / $35 / *$15 kids under 18
(Day of Event: $5 surcharge at dock per ticket)
**Limited Group-Family Packages (Family of Four) $75
(**must be accompanied by at least 1 child)
• Rain or Shine, barring water conditions • No Refunds or Exchanges • Dress to Dance • Cash Bar • Food For Sale On Board • No beverages may be brought on board (except baby bottles)
*Under 18 must be accompanied by a parent at all times.
Promotional Support: DeepDance • Fusicology
Partial proceeds go to ArtForProgress and WBAI
BIO / PRESS INFORMATION
DJ JEANNIE HOPPER
"Soul infused grooves of all persuasions." –Muzik
As a dj’s DJ, Jeannie Hopper is dedicated to spinning independent emerging artists from a tapestry of funky, soulful, and house music genres. 25 years ago she founded and continues to host Liquid Sound Lounge, NYC’s longest running underground dance music radio show. As David Morales (Def Mix) once said about Jeannie’s set, "it's a breath of fresh air to hear someone truly spin from there heart..” And while Jeannie’s sets explore the up and coming side of the music scene, she is equally passionate about playing her remarkable archive of now-classics to the dancefloor.
Jeannie has shared the bill with legends including: Danny Tenaglia, Little Louie Vega, Francois K, Tony Humphries, Danny Krivit, David Morales, Todd Terry, Carry Nation, DJ Colleen 'Cosmo' Murphy, and was a resident at Timmy Regisford’s Shelter. She’s also played iconic New York City clubs & parties including Pacha, The Good Room, Cielo, Nublu, Francois K's Deep Space, Danny Krivit's 718 Sessions, as well as Centro-fly, Sullivan Room, Tunnel, Save the Robots, Spirit, Love, Roxy, Turntables on the Hudson + more.In London she held a residency at Bridge and Tunnel from 2002 – 2005 and performed at V-Festival, Fabric, Indulge, Xpress, Whistle Bump + more. International tours included stops in Ibiza@Space, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Norway, Greece, Italy, Russia, Malaysia, Canada, France, U.K., and Mexico.
From being a resident DJ in the early days of Giant Step & Organic Grooves, to DJ & producing the Turntables on the Hudson parties since 1998, Nickodemus has been a steady force on the music scene. He has traveled the world as a DJ since age 18 & has been dropping musical productions since 1998 with highlight songs Cleopatra in New York, Mariposa, Free Souls, Sun Children & more... He's collaborated on remixes for Bob Marley, Billy Holiday, Nina Simone, Mr Scruff, Thievery Corporation, The Pimps of Joytime, Quantic & many more... Like his live DJ sets, get ready to go on a musical journey through the World of funky- organic- electronic- urban dance music all seen through the eyes of a New York native who consistently makes music without borders.
Born in Newark NJ and raised on a secret baby formula of Disco, Funk, and House, Ali Coleman has been playing records since before he could walk. Organizer of the Voice of voice NYC & Family Dance Brooklyn parties; Ali has been serving up soulful house, disco & everything in between to some of New York’s best dance floors since 1999 to all ages; sharing the bill with Francois K, Danny Krivit, Rich Medina, DJ Spinna, Jellybean Benitez, Spinderella, and many others. Ali has hosted parties & played some of NYC's top clubs & party spaces including Cielo, Santos Party House, Bossa Nova Civic Club, House of Yes, Shelter, Limelight and many more. NYC Nightlife Advocate; Ali is one of a group of people instrumental in helping in the recent repeal of the NYC Cabaret Law. His message is the same everyday: Spread-LOve…Every-Day ~
Jay Rodriguez has long played in the club scene from the seminal Giant Step parties to his co-founding of the jam band Groove Collective. He has performed, produced, recorded and/or arranged for artists including Prince, Elvis Costello, Medeski, Martin and Wood, Roy Hargrove, Fred Wesley, Natalie Cole, Little Louie Vega, Dennis Ferrer, DJ Nickodemus, DJ Premiere, Bernie Worrell, Roy Hargrove, The Roots, The Mingus Big Band, Mongo Santamaria, Eddie Palmieri, Celia Cruz, Miles Davis, and others. http://JayRodriguez.com
LIQUID SOUND LOUNGE
DJ Jeannie Hopper's Liquid Sound Lounge began as a radio show in 1993, Saturday's 7-10pm WBAI99.5fm with Co-hosts Steve Marshall and Reggie Johnson. LSL serves the underground soul infused dance music scenes, mining the musical gems supporting indie producers, dj's and labels, and raising awareness on issues that impact underground culture from the creators to the patrons. http://LiquidSoundLounge.comhttp://JeannieHopper.com
LSL BOAT PARTY HISTORY:
Since 1999 LSL has taken dancing to another level having started the trend in soulful house music boat parties. The boat offers an environment for our lovely conscientious party people with a purpose to find optimum enjoyment socializing, dancing and enjoying a true diverse crowd unified by the music on the OG tip harkening back to the Paradise Garage, Save the Robots, The World, Hotel Amazon, and the ever trailblazing Loft parties where David Mancuso started it all.
Partial proceeds to benefit:
Art For Progress serves indie artists in multiple disciplines giving support via collaborative events building community and connectivity between emerging and established artists and offering benefits to its members such as health insurance. A worthy and embracing organization serving New York's cultural landscape for over 10 years. http://ArtforProgress.or
WBAI 99.5fm Community Radio, has served grassroots communities in the tri-state area since 1960. As NYC’s radio station solely funded by listener donations. it is part of the Pacifica Radio Network which is comprised of 5 licensed stations in NYC, D.C., L.A., Berkeley, and Houston and over 300 community radio affiliate stations across the US, Canada and other countries. http://PacificaNetwork.org