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The Tango Factory @ Drom on July 29

In Drom on May 16, 2009 at 6:00 pm

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Wednesday, July 29
The Tango Factory @ DROM
With the dancing season in full swing, we figured it was about time we opened the doors to the Tango Factory, a brand new milonga tango event

Join us for our brand new tango night with the best of the new wave of tango musicians in New York City. Tango Nuevo, Electro Tango. Images & sounds of Buenos Aires – A multimedia milonga where music, image and dance converge. Tango as a dynamic expression, a vortex where the “old” and the “new” expressions become present. In the heart of the East Village, Drom’s cozy lounge, full bar, dance floor and table areas get in a tango mood and the place becomes “The Tango Factory” Come and let’s make Tango together

at Drom
85 Ave A b/w 5th & 6th St, New York City
Tel: 212-777-1127
Doors 9pm
$12 in advance at dromnyc.com, $15 at the door

Official Undertango Site

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High On Life – Rooftop Dance Party #2 @ Highbar on July 26

In Highbar on May 15, 2009 at 6:00 pm

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Sunday, July 26
High on Life – Summer Rooftop BBQ Party #2 @ HIGHBAR
GBH & Electric Lila invite you to unwind or dance to the sounds of dub, reggae & dancehall supplied by DJ Emch Subatomic Sound System and a short live performance by Coolooloosh

If last Sunday was any indication, we should be in for another treat at this week’s rooftop dance & BBQ party on top of the Highbar. The breezy rooftop and spectacular view of the sunset only added to the music and good times as people danced, caught up with friends and celebrated their birthdays. For this Sunday’s edition we welcome DJ Emch from Subatomic Sound System who will be armed with a bag of goodies ranging from outernational dub and dancehall to roots reggae, while Israeli hip-hop, soul & funk outfit Coolooloosh blesses us with a short acoustic set (their full show is at Joe’s Pub on July 23). Remember, it’s all free with an RSVP.

at the Highbar
251 W.48th St and 8th Ave
New York, NY
21 + w/ID
5pm – 10pm
FREE with RSVP at high@gbh.tv

GBH Site

Jose “Pepito” Gomez & La Bola @ Drom on July 24

In Drom on May 14, 2009 at 6:00 pm

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Friday, July 24
Jose Pepito Gomez & La Bola @ DROM
Dance into the weekend with Cuban maestro Pepito and his big band – the finest in contemporary Timba music.

José “Pepito” Gómez has taken the U.S. by storm since his May 2008 arrival from Cuba He has two NY Times rave reviews, received an award from France, has a worldwide fan base and his last CD with Cuban band Pupy y Los Que Son Son, is currently nominated for a CubaDisco 2009 award. Pepito Gómez is best known as one of the founders, composers, and lead singers of the “Pupy” band.

His popularity all over the world was highlighted by sold-out venues like Italy’s 5000-seat Club La Tropical.  Fiestacubana.net’s 2007 best male singer received an award in Cuba for his song on environmental awareness, “Tiempo Dificiles” (Hard Times). His tenor voice, both beautiful and strong, has a unique timbre rarely found.  Fans are clamoring for more.

at Drom
85 Ave A b/w 5th & 6th St, New York City
Tel: 212-777-1127
Doors 9:30pm / show 10pm
$13 in advance at here, $16 at the door

Official Site