About This Event
Doors Open:11:00 PM
Show Time:11:00 PM
QUE BAJO 4 YEAR ANNIVERSARY PARTY & STATEN ISLAND RELIEF BENEFIT
with a live PA set by:
LI SAUMET (Bomba Estereo, Colombia)
DANI BOOM (Systema Solar, Colombia)
*portion of proceeds to support staten island relief efforts by maketheroad.org
*una parte de los fondos recaudados seran para apoyar los esfuerzos de ayuda a la isla de Staten por maketheroad.org
**also accepting donations of:
Non-perishable food items
WARM clothing (sweatpants, coats, hats, gloves, sweaters, sox, etc)
Diapers, adult diapers, baby food/formula, tampons, sanitary pads
Soap, shampoo, deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrushes
Garbage bags, shovels, cleaning supplies
Que Bajo turns 4 this month and we’re keepin it Colombian and celebrating soundsystem style with Li Saumet, lead singer of Bomba Estereo on MC duties and Dani Boom of Systema Solar joining residents Uproot Andy and Geko Jones on the turntables. es gonna be la verga.
Que Bajo cumple 4 años este mes y estamos proyectando full voltaje colombiano y celebrando estilo soundsystem con Li Saumet, la cantante de Bomba Estereo como MC y Dani Boom de Systema Solar junto con los residentes patrones dementes Uproot Andy y Geko Jones en las tornamesas.
es gonna be off the hook.
This is a general admission, standing event.
Founded in 2008 by Uproot Andy and Geko Jones, the NYC tropical dance party Que Bajo has been influential in changing the sound NYC nightlife. The residents’ now widely known remixes and productions mix the folkloric music of Latin America with modern electronica. Initially intended as an outlet for this new sound (often known as Tropical Bass), Que Bajo has increasingly become a showcase for an ever evolving array of new musical trends emanating from around the globe. Nominated for ‘Best Party’ in the 2010 Paper Magazine Nightlife Awards and named by Timeout NY as NYC’s Top Latin Underground Party, Que Bajo continues to host many of the young artists and DJs on the cutting edge of these new sounds. 2013 saw the launch of Que Bajo Records releasing a steady stream of remixes and club edits that give the now famous party its signature sound all at quebajo.com
Daniel Broderick a.k.a. Dj Dani Boom first came across the power of Rave when he went to France at the beginning of the 90´s to meet his friends Fulana De Trax and Wakkatomic, who were then at the surface of their exploration into djing and were heavily influenced by the vibe of the Spiral Tribe. After going through many cosmic situations it was clear that a long trip behind the decks was the least Dani Boom could do to try and give others the possibility to connect too.
Over fifteen years have passed since Dani went back to Colombia to get the first Raves going there with the collective Mutaxion, then Ultrabass and today: Bogotrax (the biggest underground Electronic Music Festival in South America).
Thousands of ravers over hundreds of dance floors give account of the twisted corners of sound he has visited, to end up this day conspiring with the picoteros, rappers, producer, djs, and vj that are part of Systema Solar, the stereo laser flavour of the tropics!
Renowned by top DJ’s and producers of the digital cumbia scene in Latin America and European bass-pundits alike, Geko Jones is one of the select few DJ’s pushing forward the Latin agenda in a world wide tropical bass scene. A founding member of both the New York Tropical and Que Bajo?! party franchises in New York, and a partner and co-owner of the Dutty Artz record label with producer Matt Shadetek and DJ /Rupture, his mixes span the tropical hemispheres and collage together hours of globally sonic dance- floor mayhem. His DJ sets incorporate heavy afro-latin percussion mashed up against the hard synth lines and global breaks.
UPROOT ANDY is a Brooklyn based DJ/Producer and co-founder of Que Bajo, the NYC based party that helped pioneer the so called Global Bass movement with its all embracing approach to global electronic music. Originally developing his culture crossing DJ sets at the Mehanata Bulgarian Bar before beginning the Que Bajo parties, Uproot Andy’s unique sound of bass heavy and melodic dance music, first began appearing outside the club on mixtapes such as Guacharaca Migration, called ‘one of the best mixtapes of 2008’ by New York Magazine, as well as on early releases by the Bersa Discos and ZZK record labels. Since then he has toured extensively in Europe and across the Americas appearing in diverse settings from Colombia’s Carnaval de Barranquilla to New York’s Central Park Summerstage. Recently Andy and Que Bajo co-founder Geko Jones represented their global bass sound at the Red Bull Music Academy Culture Clash in NYC and they have also launched Que Bajo Records to release a steady stream of remixes and club edits that give the now famous party its signature sound.