Mwenso and the Shakes w.s.g. DJ Tall Matt
March 9 at 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mwenso & the Shakes:
Mwenso & the Shakes are a caravan of genre-defying truth seekers on a mission to uplift and empower through love and music. Led by Michael Mwenso, who grew up on stage with James Brown, this group of immigrants take their Juilliard trained jazz talents and merge them with the engaging, end ever soulful, trajectory of the black American musical diaspora for an electrifying show.
“Onstage he is intense, prowling, ebullient; and he functions as convener and ringleader as much as singer. The Shakes are his rotating cast of musicians and associates, often including other vocalists and even tap dancers. The ensemble’s repertoire pulls from early jazz and classic funk, as well as more contemporary sounds.” – The New York Times
DJ Tall Matt:
Matthew Wagner or as he is more professionally known “DJ Tall Matt” has been piloting party planes in the capital district for the better part of 7 years. While it may be considered a “Shtick” Matt has completely embraced the old school art form by only playing and selecting from his ample vinyl collection. Whether it’s hosting his monthly dance party “Body Shine”, contributing guest mixes on WRPI’s The Sounds of Now radio show, or spinning wax poolside at Scribner’s Catskill Lodge… He is sure to have a record for every moment.
$20 At the door
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