Madness in the UK, Pt. 1: On The Road With Rich Medina (Sept. 9-14)

Upcoming Shows

September 21, 2012 (10 p.m. — 2 a.m.)
FRESH FRIDAYS w/DJ Bee
Jewish Mother
600 Nevan Road
Virginia Beach, VA
21+
$7/10

Shouts to DJ Bee and Commonwealth. I haven’t DJed in VA Beach in well over a decade. I appreciate you guys for the booking. Here’s to a great night!

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September 22, 2012
BOOM BAP w/Rate, Bowls + Case Bloom
The Five Spot
1006 Forrest Ave.
Nashville
21+
$5 before midnight

Ready to rock Nashville for the first time ever with my friend Case Bloom. Here’s to many more…

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September 24, 2012 (8 p.m. — 12 a.m.)
An Evening with RICH MEDINA
The Haunt
16+
$10/12 advance tickets here

I would have never figured that I’d be DJing as a headliner at a venue that I supported so much as an undergrad when I was at Cornell. I also never thought I’d have been teaching a class at my Alma Mater the next morning. Go figure!

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September 26, 2012 (10 p.m. — 4 a.m.)
PROPS w/DJ AKALEPSE
(Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St.
New York
21+
Free before 10 p.m.; $10 after 10 p.m.

Me & Lepse continue fighting the good fight on Wednesday nights in NYC! Each and every week for going on 10 years now! no filler, no radio fluff...strictly bangers, and strictly para tu. Free before 11pm every week kids. LPR.

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September 28, 2012 (5 p.m. — 12 a.m.)
JUMP N FUNK – ARTAFTER5
Philadelphia Museum of Art
26th Street & Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia
ALL AGES
FREE

The last time Mark Hines and I presented JUMP N FUNK in a museum setting, it was bananas. I expect more of the same. Salute Florcy, for the opportunity.

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October 5, 2012 (9 p.m. — 2 a.m.)
JUMP N FUNK w/Mark Hines, Enoch Is Real, Nappy DJ Needles, Will Power & Jingo
Lola
500 N. 14th St.
St. Louis
21+
$10 Advance

Second time around for JNF in STL. First time was outrageous. This time, we’re expecting a fleet of ambulances.

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October 12, 2012 (9 p.m. — 2 a.m.)
JUMP N FUNK/FELABRATION 2012 w/The Marksmen, Itch 13 and Afroqbano
The Shrine
2109 South Wabash Ave.
Chicago
21+
Advance tickets $7

Mark and I haven’t presented JNF in Chi-town in quite some time. Ready to seriously bring it to their annual Felabration, and show Chicagoans what the longest standing Afrobeat party in North America is all about!

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October 13, 2012 (10 p.m. — 4 a.m.)
REVIVAL w/DJ PQ + NAI PALM
Free Candy
905 Atlantic Ave.
Brooklyn
21+
$10 ($5 with RSVP to revival@moveforwardmusic.com)

It seems like every time I play in Bed-Stuy, sparks fly and asses shake. I couldn’t resist starting a monthly when my man Alex proposed it to me. This is the first ever edition of our new Revival party. And if that wasn’t enough, it’s the North American debut of a dope, dope singer, Nai Palm, from the band Hiatus Kaiyote (Melbourne, Australia). You’ll be hearing a lot from her band in the years to come. Hear me now, believe me later.

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October 18, 2012 (9 p.m. — 2 a.m.)
JUMP N FUNK w/The Marksmen
Neighborhood Theatre
511 E. 36th St., Charlotte, N.C.
18+
$15/20

This will be Mark’s and my first time ever bringing Jump N Funk to Charlotte. Thanks to Jalonda for making it happen, and ready to make this the first of many!

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October 19, 2012 (9pm—2am)
JUMP N FUNK
The Echo
1822 Sunset Blvd.
Los Angeles
21+
$10 before midnight

The seventh annual L.A. Jump N Funk should be nothing less than spectacular, especially with how well AfroBeatles was received at MacArthur Park a few weeks ago. Salute Asad, Cognito and Ryan for their loyalty and effort on behalf of JNF.

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