Happy Hour

Upstairs, All Ages

DOORS: 7:00 PM // SHOW: 7:00 PM

Friday September 9, 2016

Dj diaspora spinning upstairs in the bar at Songbyrd.


DJ diaspora started buying records in her home town Chicago, inspired by the underground deep house parties there in the early 90s. After moving to the UK for 6 months, she was blown away by West London's "broken beat" scene, and knew her mission as a DJ-- to share broken beat, and its influences, with the US. While DJing for 8 years in NYC, DJ Diaspora developed her eclectic blend of broken beat with Afro-beat, deep house, Brazilian jazz, jungle/drum n bass, nujazz, and other dance, jazz, and experimental music, with a focus on the African diaspora (which most of broken beat's UK originators are part of). DJ Diaspora has been sharing this music with DC via her all-vinyl sets since moving there in 2013.

7:00 PM, Upstairs, Free