Holi Hai, the Festival of Colors, is the happiest festival in New Orleans! We celebrate the coming of spring, the joy of friendship, and equality for all. All nationalities and ethnicities are encouraged to participate!
Our 1st Annual…
★ Dance Party with Colors ★
It’s like the best 5 hours of Burning Man, with colors AND Bollywood! Come dressed in white & dance the night away soaked in Gulal (powder colors). We’ll be featuring two rooms of entertainment with Latin music in the Den, and Bollywood music & colors on the Main Stage!
FRIDAY MARCH 9
★ The Howlin’ Wolf ★
907 S. Peters St. New Orleans, LA
Hosted by the multi-talented & celebrated Bollywood Entertainer:
★ BRITTANY NEWTON (Portland) ★
★ TINA SINGH (NOLA) ★
★ SHIMMY SHAKTI (NOLA) ★
Special acts by:
★ ELLIOT ON LIVE DHOL PERCUSSION ★
★ PETER JS – KIMZOMBA (LOUNGE)★
★ DJ CALDE – LATIN BEATS (LOUNGE)★
- Bollywood Dance Lesson at 10pm
- Drink Specials
- Dance performances by Brittany Newton, Shimmy Shakti, Tina Singh & Peter JS
- Henna by donation all night long
- Special guest DJ set by DJ Calde
- Holi Dance Performance at 11pm
- Holi color throw at 11pm
- Live Dhol percussion by Elliot
- Colors included with ticket price
- Professional photography
Doors open at 9pm – 21+ w/ proper ID – Party late till 1:30am!
Online advance tickets starting at $12, tickets at the door $20
- Your ticket prices include color powders. Strictly NO OUTSIDE COLORS ALLOWED
- We will provide Holi colors at 11pm. Make sure to wear white, cause this party gets colorful!
- Colors can be played with ONLY at designated area in nightclub
ABOUT DJ PRASHANT:
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.
ABOUT BRITTANY NEWTON:
The character driven nature of Bollywood music & dance captures her elegance & charisma perfectly. As the lead dancer and assistant instructor for the Jai Ho! Dance Troupe, Brittany has performed & taught dance across the US.
Based in New Orleans, VDJ Calde is a professional Latin entertainer. From event production to club consultation, VDJ Calde can be appreciated for his extensive knowledge and experience in bringing the audience groovy tunes.
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.
Peter is a renowned & sought after dance instructor in New Orleans. He teaches Salsa as well as Kizomba & is a frequent presence in thosesocial scenes.
ELLIOT ON DHOL:
Our newest addition to the Jai Ho! Dance Party team is the delightful, break-dancing percussionist, Elliot! When he’s not on the Dhol, you’ll find him free-style dancing or producing music.
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
This is a 21+ event. Please bring valid ID.
What can I bring into the event?
Come dressed in white in clothes you don’t mind getting messy with.
Strictly no outside colors allowed. We order high quality color powder & would like to keep this event safe for all.
What’s the refund policy?
All ticket sales are final. We do not offer refunds.