August -September updates

Underground Nomads this Tuesday with DJ AMAR + CALAMITY SAM, KAE MONTGOMERY, KITTLE BEASTIES, HOLLY SHAW

NEW TUESDAY NIGHT WEEKLY at F8 with rotating DJs CHEB i SABBAH, DJ AMAR, DJ SEP & DULCE VITA + SPECIAL GUESTS …

Dance Performances curated by Gina Grandi.

9PM-1AM. DANCE PERFORMANCES 10:00.
DJ SET FOLLOWING FOR THE REST OF THE NIGHT.
AT F8 / 1192 FOLSOM, SF

Drink Specials + Happy Hour each week!
This Week: $4 Guinness + $5 Bulleit – Picked by Amar for Calamity Sam 🙂

September brings exciting performances by residents FatChanceBellyDanceVerbatim and more, plus very Special Guest music producers and DJs from Austria and Japan, Dunkelbundtand Makyo.

September Schedule:

First Tuesday CHEB i SABBAH – Sept 3
Special Guest Opium Sabbah
FATHER + SON Special Night!
Guest Dancers Jennifer Faust, Millie Maddox, Laura Albert. (Vancouver, BC)
Second Tuesday DJ AMAR – Sept 10
+ FatChanceBellyDance, Shanti Jourdan (Los Angeles), Surreyya Hada.
Post-Reverence weekend party: Free Entry before 10pm with Reverence ticket. 2-for-1 until 11.
3rd Tuesday DJ SEP – Sept 17
+ Guest dancers VERBATIM (Unmata/Hot Pot, Sacramento), Danielle & Jeanette, Bramani, Masha
4th Tuesday DULCE VITA – Sept 24
– Special Night: Post-Symbiosis Shakedown
+ Special Guests DUNKELBUNT (Austria) and MAKYO Live (Japan)
Dance Performances by Calamity Sam, Tatyana, Mohini, Azure.
$5-10 sliding scale cover for this night. The night begins at 8PM with a special Live set by Makyo’s band.

Note that schedules each month may change. Check the website undergroundnomads.com or Facebook page for the latest information regarding DJs and Dancers performing each week.

Doors 9pm, $5 Cover (free before 9:30 on resident nights), 21+
Summer Special: 2-for-1 entry before 11pm.
*Come early so you don’t miss the awesome dance performances and Happy Hour!

Help us spread the word about our new night to your friends online and in real life :). We truly appreciate your support.

LIKE Our Facebook Page and RSVP to receive 2-for-1 cover before 11pm. Mention the 2-for-1 Summer Special at the door.

NOTE that F8 will be open for Happy Hour, so you can come even before 9 and hang out, enjoy some drink specials and appetisers. We start charging at 9:30, so if you are in early, you can stay for free (of course, we don’t mind the support, so you are free to contribute).


Also coming up in September.:


Dub Mission 17 Year Anniversary- All Resident Lineup + EP Release

This Sunday, September 1st, DUB MISSION will celebrate 17 years of spreading the dub virus throughout the Bay Area and beyond. DUB MSSION residents DJ SEPMANEESH the TWISTERVINNIE ESPARZA, and LUDICHRIS will have the dance floor jumping all night long. The night will also be a record release party for the Biggering Riddim EP, produced by DJ Sep and featuring vocals by two of Dub Missions favorite guests over the years: dr Israel and Mista Chatman.  www.dubmission.com


Non Stop Bhangra (Date Changes) Sept. 14, Oct. 19, Nov. 16.
As always, the night will begin with the ritual Bhangra dance lesson followed by beautiful dance performances with Dholrhythms Dance Company. To round out the mix, Special Guest DJs join the decks with Non Stop Bhangra’s own DJ Jimmy Love and DJ Rav-E, with NSB dholis Pavit and Mehul rocking the drum beats. Beyond dance, Non Stop Bhangra caters to sight and sound with visuals all night by DJ Amar while NSB photographer Odell Hussey captures the experience. So come join the crew for another colorful and vibrant night with great music, friends, gratitude, happy vibes, and non stop dancing.Note the date changes for the rest of the year.

Non Stop Bhangra normally falls on the 2nd Saturday of the month, but due to some changes at the venue, NSB has been bumped to different weeks for the remainer of the year. We will likely resume 2nd Saturdays in 2014. Check nonstopbhangra.com for the latest.


Unmata / Hot Pot I.T.S. Bay Area classes with Calamity Sam … Current Session in Progress, Drop-ins welcome.
Calamity Sam is now the Exclusive Bay Area certified instructor of Unmata / Hot Pot Improvizational style Belly Dance classes, and is teaching in Oakland/Emeryville on Monday Nights. She just completed the first 2 of the ongoing 8 week sessions, and the next one begins on August 12th.

Mondays, August 12th- September 30th: Hot Pot/Unmata Improvisational Tribal Style (LEVEL 1)
8:15pm- 9:45pm
$15 per class
info. at thecalamitysam.com
Level 2 and 3 classes coming soon.


Symbiosis Gathering: Featuring Electric Vardo / DJ Amar + Friends
Incredible lakeside location. Dancing all night till sunrise. Swimming in crystal clear waters. Sunrise and sunset views from lakeside dance floors. Yoga, Inspirational Speakers and Workshops, Cirque Theatre Comedy, Surrealist Bingo Kids Area, Mind Blowing Art Installations. FULL SG13 LINEUP: www.SymbiosisGathering.com

The ELECTRIC VARDO lineup (Friday night) will feature Dan Cantrell on accordion, Susanah Goldenstein (aka SooozhyQ) on doumbec, Karolina Lux on trumpet, Elizabeth Strong on zills and Jef Stott on oud with DJ Amar and Dulce Vita rockin the decks global style, joined b ydancers  Calamity Sam, UNMATA, Elizabeth Strong and Karolina Lux.

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