After the rocking Holi Hai Color Festival Party — It’s time to bridge the gap between Africa & India with a unique theme.
AFROBEAT MEETS BOLLYWOOD NIGHT in NOLA
A global bass dance party dedicated to unity!
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.
Friday, June 9th
907 S. Peters St. New Orleans, LA
Alongside Performances by:
Shimmy Shakti has been performing for 6 years (locally and nationally) and has grown to over 20 members strong. Shimmy Shakti Troupe is a sisterhood of strong, creative, talented women who enjoy sharing the joy of dance while celebrating diversity!
A Bollywood and hip-hop fusion dance teacher from Jersey City, Tina decided to become an international group choreographer at Stevens Institute of Technology (winning the international dance competition Unity 3 years in a row as group choreographer) Tina has taught Zumba in New Orleans for a year and has trained with Bayou Movimiento in Salsa, Bachata and Kizomba, and dancing these three genres for the last 1.5 years. Tina is currently teaching Kizomba in the New Orleans LA area.
- Henna by donation
- Interactive Dance Lesson @ 10pm
- Professional Photography
- Performances by Tina Singh & Shimmy Shakti
- Dance all night with DJ Ojay & DJ Prashant
- Doors open 9 pm
- 18+, official ID required
- Address: 907 S. Peters St, New Orleans, LA
Hailing from Mumbai, living in Portland, founder of Jai Ho! Dance Party & Dance United.
TEDx Talk: http://youtu.be/TZQcjE2t-pM
“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.
DJ Prashant recently released his debut single “Nasha” on all major streaming platforms on May 8th 2018. It has been warmly received by CPPV Music, “A soaring and beautiful single, “Nasha”, balances the earnest and heartfelt vocals of DJ Prashant with a lively and driving rhythm section that will be a poolside anthem and on club rotation for Summer 2018.”
Stream “Nasha” or download HERE
Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/danceunitedpdx/
Founded by an immigrant and 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 and later bridged the gap between Midddle & Far East with Turkey & Indian Night in July. In May 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, NOLA and Seattle.
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.