5 YEARS of the BGC: Special anniversary celebration with YUKUNKUN starring Deep Funk 45 legend, FLORIAN KELLER
5 YEARS OF THE BGC: Special anniversary celebration with YUKUNKUN starring… FLORIAN KELLER a Deep Funk 45 Legend !
Another strictly 45 session to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the legendary underground independent and only funk party in the region. The Beirut Groove Collective meets Yukunkun (another synonym for good music in the region) to bring you one of the top five deep funk 45 DJs in the world, Florian Keller himself will be blessing the decks with the finest of the finest in black vintage floor-shaking music. Come plenty and show your support for one of your oldest and earliest alternative funk parties in town. Come and dance your ass off, come in your bathing suits to the coolest beach spot in the north, White Beach Lebanon.
– FLORIAN KELLER Deep Funk / Soul Funk / Disco Boogies / Old School Hip Hop / Drum’n’Bass
– DJ SPINDLE aka Ernesto Chahoud Funk / Deep Funk / Afro Beat
– NATALIE SHOOTER Disco / Disco Funk / Funk
– YUKAH Reggae / Rub’A’Dub/ Dance Hall
TOM BONE Live on trombone
Shuttles are available if you book your ticket in advance.
Round trip: 15000 LBP
Entrance Fees: 20000 LBP
About Florian Keller
Florian Keller found his love for Funk 45’s in the mid 1980’s, is working as a radio-editor and doing compilations. As a dj Florian Keller is focusing on Funk influenced sound in an open-minded way, spanning the horizon from original raw Funk and Block Party Breaks via Boogie, Disco & Discorap to Hip Hop, even some D&B and anything else that is soulful & organic.
Touring global Club nights since the mid 1990’s : “Mme JOJOS”, DEEP FUNK”, or “WahWah” in London, “ELBOW ROOMS” in San Francisco, “SOCHI”in St. Petersburg, “IBO” in Dubai, “RAW FUSION” in Stockholm, “POWDERROOMS” in Barcelona or “FUNK AGAINST JUNK” in Minsk, the relevant locations in Beirut, Porto, Zagreb, Osaka, Timoswara, Helsinki, Kiev, Tokyo, Ekaterinenburg…,
To name a few Dj-gigs alongside Jurassic 5’s, Cut Chemist, Gilles Peterson, Deep Funk Dj’ Keb Darge or Ian Wright, Rob Swift, Kruder & Dorfmeister, Q-Bert, The Roots’ Questlove, Quantic and many, many more.
Date: Saturday September 13th 2014
Venue: White Beach – Batroun – Lebanon