Back by POPULAR DEMAND!!
Spread Love's 4th Annual
F E L A B R A T I O N !!
Celebrating 4 years of Atlanta's Love for FELA ANIKULAPO KUTI and the 10 th Anniversary of JUMP N FUNK!!!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2011
10 pm to 2 am (at least!!!)
595 NORTH AVE, NW ATLANTA 30318
An incredible night of interactive art, live music, film, edutainment, call to action, drummers, dancers and deejay sets feat.
DJ KEMIT (Spread Love + Kickin Up Dust)
RICH MEDINA (Jump N Funk)
MARK HINES (Jump N Funk)
DARRYL REEVES GROUP (Mercury Sessions + Spread Love)
GUERILLA DANCE PROJECT ~ African Drums & Dance Group
GOLDI GOLD - Live Art Installation
FACE & BODY PAINT by artists Keya DeLarge, Sauda Jackson & Deborah Conton!!
MUSIC & PRODUCT GIVE AWAYS!!
FELA! MUSICAL TICKET GIVE AWAYS!!
From Atlanta, Charlotte, Nashville, Dallas, New Orleans, Miami, Mobile and beyond ~ the Spread Love FELABRATON is an annual tradition for lovers of Afrobeat, African Dance and Drum enthusiasts, and fans of Baba FELA KUTI!!
And with the FELA! Broadway Musical at the Atlanta Civic Center during FELABRATON weekend, this is the perfect time to gather your roadtrip crew and come to play in ATL. Enjoy incredible music, art and beautiful people while you're here!!
In keeping with the SPREAD LOVE FELABRATION tradition, we are ecstatic to welcome back our brothers from another mother ~ Master of the Mix ~ RICH MEDINA and video mixologist, MARK HINES, in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of JUMP IN FUNK!!! Rich and Mark will be unveiling thier brand-spanking-new JUMP N FUNK web portal at the FELABRATION!
We'll also be joining forces with the FELA! Broadway Musical and Knitting Factory Records for some incredible give-aways and gorgeous surprises!!
Needless to say, you've gotta be at the FELABRATION!
TICKETS ARE GOING FAST! AND THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT FOUR YEARS STRAIGHT!!
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 15th - SPREAD LOVE & JUMP N FUNK will pay homage to the life of Nigeria’s warrior poet and the Godfather of Global Soul with FELABRATION!
FELABRATION takes its audience through an interactive journey of the life of Africa’s most prolific musical pioneer: first, with a documentary, "Music is the Weapon," live art, traditional African body/pace painting, highlights of the FELA! Broadway Musical, and a special LIVE MUSIC performance!!
Leading the evening’s tribute are turntablists DJ KEMIT and RICH MEDINA, with a musical libation befitting a king.
Also featuring live video mix by MARK HINES!!! If you attended FELABRATION in 2009 or the STEVIE WONDER TRIBUTE this year, then you know how incredible MARK HINES is with the archival video mix.
We're blessed to have the entire GUERILLA DANCE PROJECT joining us with traditional African dancers and drummers!!
And of course, you can get fully involved with face and body paint by KEYA DELARGE, SAUDA JACKSON & DEBORAH CONTON!!
GOLDI GOLD provides the live art installation!!
Check out the entire history of FELA with an interactive exhibit!!
Enjoy BAZAAR NOIR artists market and DELICIOUS FOOD & DRINKS!!
In October 2008, we were honored to have the star of the FELA! Broadway Muscial, SAHR NGAUJAH, appear at our first annual Spread Love FEALBRATION in Atlanta.
Here are links to youtube video clips of a few of the Spread Love FELABRATON annual events over the past four years!!
Check out photos of last year's Spread Love FELABRATION events:
Join the Spread Love Facebook group (http://www.facebook.com/#!/groups/116384024362/) to stay up on all the cool FELABRATION details and contests!
We're forever loving FELA!!!
Spread Love, y'all!