Mardi Gras Dance Party: A fundraiser benefiting women's health & safety

Makeba A+E Krush Krewe Presents

Mardi Gras Dance Party: A fundraiser benefiting women's health & safety

Eleven Eyes, Samba Ja, The Family Funktion's Tribute to The Meters, Mr. Moo, Manoj, Andrew Mataus, DJ Casual Cowboy, Dj Kelynn

Fri · February 9, 2018

Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm

Hi-Fi Music Hall

Advance Tickets: $15, Day of Show: $18

Off Sale

This event is 21 and over

Eleven Eyes
Eleven Eyes
Eleven Eyes has become a musical institution throughout the west coast and has been performing for over 15 years. A heavy focus on groove and dance music from many different genres define their Funkadelic Afrobeat Dub Nu-Jazz sound.
Tim McLaughlin - trumpet, guitar, vocals
Emily Jensen- Vocals
John Mambira-Percussion
Ben Scharf - keyboards
Adam Bushey - drums
Jeff Langston-Bass Guitar

Eleven Eyes has been hard at work in the studio creating a special set just for Mardi Gras you won’t want to miss, guaranteed to get your booty shaking, with special guest superstar appearances from: Daniel Lamb (March Forth), Ratie Dangarembwa (Bongo Love & Not Applikable), Matt Calkins (We Tribe), Kurt Catlin(HiFi Funk Jam) Shenea Davis (The Essentials and No Device), JR Morgan and Marcus Halloway (Not Applikable)
Samba Ja
Samba Ja
Samba Ja is Eugene's own bateria -- a thirty-member percussion ensemble specializing in Afro-Brazilian beats.
The Family Funktion's Tribute to The Meters
The Family Funktion's Tribute to The Meters
The Family Funktion (Portland, OR) is a rotating collective of musicians from some of the Northwest's finest bands, helmed by producer/engineer/guitarist Joe Hall. Known primarily for their live events – all-improv jams featuring never-before assembled groups of musicians, as well as their very popular tribute shows – the collective is also venturing out into producing and recording their own singles.

The Family Funktion's Tribute to The Meters is an all-out funk party, and a tribute to one of the pioneers of funk music - The Meters!! The set features dead-on renditions of some of the band's most popular songs, along with lots of extended jams. This is a dance party you don't want to miss!

Special Mardi Gras Line-Up
Tonya Abernathy - Lead Vocals
Casey Anderson - Drums
JP Downer - Bass
Bruce Green - Trombone
Joe Hall - Guitar
Marc Hutchinson - Saxophone
Chelsea Luker - Saxophone
Tom Morrison - Keyboards / Organ
Surprise special guests!
Mr. Moo
Mr. Moo
Mr. Moo is a producer, DJ, musician, designer, inventor and professional oddball from Portland, OR. Mr. Moo resides in Portland’s forested hills, creating beats and whompy goodness deep from within his sound dungeon. Every Mr. Moo show is live audio alchemy, performed on the spot with violin, a controller, and a hefty beat. Mr. Moo will be bringing his signature blend of live global gypsy funk to Eugene with a Brazilian booty bass twist. He will be joined on stage with members of local band Samba Ja, Pretty Lights alumni drummer Evan Animal, and a rotating cast of special local guests.
https://www.facebook.com/MrMooMusic/
sound cloud: https://soundcloud.com/mrmoomusic

Mr. Moo will be bringing his signature blend of live global gypsy funk to Eugene with a Brazilian booty bass twist. He will be joined on stage with members of local band Samba Ja, Pretty Lights alumni drummer Evan Animal, and a rotating cast of special local guests. Get your tickets quick, and get ready to mooooooove.
Manoj
Manoj
DJ Manoj arose from the dancefloor and will always be a dancer at heart. He is one of the pioneers in the west coast dance culture emerging circa 1991 both shaping and being shaped by this amazing adventure. Continually moved and changed by the power of music and the many transformational experiences he encounters while dancing and performing, he now dedicates his life to share with others the inspirations that he has received.
Understanding and deeply rooted in the legacy of the most formidable founding DJ’s, that the power of dance music is unleashed through the ability to take dancers on a journey, he uses the contemporary technologies available with the vast genres of music to weave a limitless musical landscape.
Realizing every opportunity to play music for others is a gift, he does his best to stay open, meet people where they are at and then take them to a more inspiring, lighter and playful space within themselves as the music comes through.
https://soundcloud.com/dj_manoj_pdx
Andrew Mataus
Andrew Mataus
Oregon based Andrew Mataus has had many accomplishments through out his musical career. From playing Russia's premier club "Propaganda" in Moscow at the mere age of 18, his love for house music has taken him across the globe. Having played for diverse international audiences, Andrew has developed a solid understanding of crowd control, making him a repeat contender for the world's most notorious house music clubs. His tour's have landed him gig's at the "House Cafe/San Juan Festival/Telefunken" in LaCoruna Spain and "Paradise Garage" in Portugal. Throughout his travels he has also been invited to warehouse parties in Amsterdam, Russia, Houston, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Calgary- ending smoothly on the beaches of Costa RIca. Now focusing more on the production side of the spectrum, Andrew is gearing up for what is to be a promising year in the studio. With releases on Cotopaxi, Serial Sickness and Amfibious: Andrew is busy concoting his next E.P for Dufflebag Recordings. Andrew lives and stands by the underground culture: maintaining a passionate desire to connect the dots around the globe.
DJ Casual Cowboy
DJ Casual Cowboy
DJ/ Producer, Co-Founder Day 1 Collective
Event Producer for the annual Sunshine Music and Arts Festival
Venue Information:
Hi-Fi Music Hall
44 E. 7th Ave
Eugene, OR, 97401
http://hifimusichall.com/