Friday, January 07, 2005

Benefits for the tsunami by my friends and other gigs

Hello,

Sorry I have missed several days of posting here! I will try to post everyday now, at least a little bit. A lot has been happening.

It seems that many performers want to hold benefits for the Tsunami victims. My friend Johnny Conga will put on one with five bands at Seattle' Premier Club in SoDo (South Downtown) on January 20th.

It will feature Johnny's Band Tumba Caliente, and a performance by Jovino Santos Neto, my piano teacher from Brazil. There will be two other groups whose names escape me right now (sorry!), and hopefully some improvisations by some Indian musicians (this has not been confirmed yet).

It will cost $20 for all five groups, time is 7-11pm, January 20th, and all proceeds will go to the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF).

In other news from Yogi's World:

Jan. 7, Friday, SPECIAL World-Beat Dance Party
Seattle, WA
Maya Soleil Afro-World Fusion
Nectar in Fremont
412 N 36th St.
A hip, NONSMOKING dance club.
Come experience a variety of world beat music with Seattle's best DJ's and live
music from Maya Soleil Afro-World Fusion,
with GAIA CONSORT, mystical music for the freethinking spirit in all of us
8 pm DJs, 9 pm Gaia Consort , 10 pm - 1 am Maya Soleil
$7 (or $5 with this promo printed out). Both of these bands have been doing shows with ticket prices up to $25 recently, so this is a great deal.

Lastly, Paula Maya is playing at Tost in Fremont on Saturday Night, January 8th.
Paula's my good friend so please go to her show. Her band may be the best kept secret in the Seattle alternative rock scene. She gets consistently great reviews nationwide and plays a lot here. Highly recommended.

Ok blogger-philes. Enough for tonight. I am off for my Friday nioght, see you at the Maya Soleil gig!

Yogi
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