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Wax Poetics x Dubspot present Funk Aid for Africa & Haiti
Posted by Emanuel Wallace at Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 at 6:00PM :: Email this article :: Print this article



3/18 Wax Poetics x Dubspot present Funk Aid for Africa & Haiti

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Wax Poetics and Dubspot present Funk Aid for Africa & Haiti, an event to raise awareness and funds for Africa and Haiti. This official SXSW showcase will donate its proceeds to charities NextAid, whose mission is to improve the lives of African children affected by the AIDS crisis, and SOIL, which promotes disaster recovery in Haiti and sustainability as a solution to poverty.

We are also fortunate enough to have Maker’s Mark graciously matching all donations up to $5,000 made at this Funk Aid event.

Featuring live musical performances and DJ sets by:

Adrian Younge & the Black Dynamite Sound Orchestra (LA, CA)
Ocote Soul Sounds (Austin, TX)
Chico Mann (Jersey City, NJ)
Jovi Rockwell (Kingston, Jamaica)
Grimy Styles (Austin, TX)
Keys N Krates (Toronto, ON, Canada)
Brownout (Austin, TX)

DJ sets provided by:

DJ Obah (NYC)
DJ Rich Medina (Philadelphia, PA)
DJ J. Boogie (San Francisco, CA)
DJ Chicken George (Austin TX)
DJ Smiles Davis (LA, CA)

The Scoot Inn Ÿ 1308 East 4th Street Ÿ Austin, TX

March 18, 2010

8PM – 2AM

Free with SXSW badge

This event is sponsored by Puma, Serato, Avid and M-Audio, and hosted by Austin’s Soul of the Boot Entertainment, StrangeTribe Productions, and Fusicology.

Download a free track by Brownout here.



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