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Jai Ho! Dance Party

Jai Ho! Dance Party

Mar 17th 2018 @ The Whiskey Bar

Portland, OR
I Was There
Dance United: Afrobeat Meets Bollywood Night
Saturday, March 17th, 2018
10:00 PM
The Whiskey Bar
31 Northwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR 97209
At a time when so much seems to divide us, we look to music from across the world as a way to unite once more. On the dance floor, where you come from and where you're going ceases to matter; all that matters is the here and the now. ________________________ DANCE UNITED Afrobeat Meets Bollywood Night A global bass dance party dedicated to unity, featuring Afro-Carribean & Bollywood sounds! ________________________ Saturday February 17th THE WHISKEY BAR 31 Northwest 1st Avenue Portland, OR ________________________ Featuring DJ NAYIRAM (SEATTLE) Bringing a wide variety of Afro beats and diverse genres ________________________ Hosted by: DJ PRASHANT Hailing from Mumbai, living in Portland, founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United More guests TBA. ________________________ FEATURING: Henna by donation Interactive Dance Lesson @ 11pm Professional Photography Dhol percussion by Elliot Special guest DJ set: DJ Nayiram Tarot readings by Verone Hosted by: PRASHANT More guests: TBA DETAILS: Doors open 10pm Strictly 21+, official ID required Address: 31 Northwest 1st Avenue, Portland, OR ____________________________________________________________ DANCE UNITED: Facebook Page: Founded by an immigrant & an engineer turned DJ, Prashant - Dance United brings musicians & DJs together for a night celebrating our unity in diversity. Dance United launched in June 2017 with a Latin & Indian theme, it bridged the gap between Midddle & Far East with Turkey & Indian Night in July & in September we are thrilled to present a mashup of Afrobeat & bollywood. Dance United is a branch off of Jai Ho! Dance Party that host our monthly hit parties in SF, PDX and Seattle. ___________________________________________________ DJ NAYIRAM (SEATTLE): DJ Nayiram is an articulate, musically driven person who entertains with the art of music. He enjoys playing all genres and with his wide taste for rhythms and beats, he transforms his skills in a profound way by moving crowds and delivering quality mixings. In his opinion, a DJ must always play what he loves and ignore what's "trendy" because true passion always eclipses what's fashionable. ___________________________________________________ DJ PRASHANT: TEDx Talk: MUSIC: VIDEO: INSTAGRAM: NEWS: “Vanguard for emerging cultural movement” – The Asian Reporter A one-of-a-kind Bollywood showman, Prashant is a singer, choreographer, composer & DJ with a simple agenda; to make people dance all night long to an irresistible blend of world's greatest dance beats. Prashant's effervescent personality & charisma instantly strikes a chord with audiences of all ages & backgrounds. His DJ sets seamlessly transition between Bollywood, Bhangra, TOP40, Latin, Arabic, Carribean, 80s, 90s & other varied genres. An engaging fusion of interactive dancing & DJing in his show transforms any dance party into a full fledged Bollywood musical within minutes. Through his energetic performances, Prashant has moved masses across both coasts of America, Costa Rica, Panama & India. ________________________ FAQs: Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event? Strictly 21+, please bring state issued ID or passport. What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Plenty of street parking available. Are tickets refundable? No refunds are available, and all ticket sales are final.