The Echo & Non Stop Bhangra Present
NON STOP BHANGRA - CRASH AN INDIAN WEDDING PARTY!
Dholrhythms, Jimmy Love, DJ Rav-E, Sandeep Kumar, Dholnation
Sat July 20, 2019
Los Angeles, CA
$15 Advance / $20 Day of Show
This event is 21 and over
Have you ever wanted to crash an Indian wedding party? Here's your chance as San Francisco's award winning production Non Stop Bhangra brings its most popular and yearly sold out theme down south to Echoplex.
Voted "Best Dance Party" in the San Francisco Bay area and celebrating 15 years in 2019, Non Stop Bhangra is one of a kind experience that is a treat for the eyes and ears. Imagine a scene from a Bollywood movie smack in the middle of a thumping nightclub, swirling colors, the rhythm of pounding feet, relentless energy, wall to wall smiles, and brilliant beats-that's Non Stop Bhangra.
Join the crew as they take you on a colorful journey to experience an Indian Wedding Party filled with rich colors, dance lesson, dance performances, live drummers, DJs, visuals, henna, complimentary Indian sweets, and more.
So bring out your inner Bollywood glam and come dressed in your brightest Indian inspired attire to support the vibe!
NON STOP BHANGRA
Non Stop Bhangra is a unique experience that celebrates the beautiful and vibrant spirit of Bhangra, a traditional Punjabi folk music and dance. Featuring dance lessons and dance performances with Dholrhythms Dance Company, an eclectic mix of DJs, live drummers, and guest musicians, it's a treat for the eyes and ears. It has consistently been voted "Best Dance Party" in the San Francisco Bay Area and has become one of the major platforms in North America for Punjabi music and artists. In 2016, Non Stop Bhangra added Los Angeles to its roster of regular productions and continues to grow out its Southern Cali community in addition to the SF Bay Area. In 2019, Non Stop Bhangra celebrates 15 years of monthly productions in San Francisco.
In addition to producing their own monthly events, the Non Stop Bhangra collective has performed at some of the largest stages and platforms in the San Francisco Bay Area from museums, performing art centers, festivals, nightclubs, community centers, youth outreach events and more such as Yerba Buena Center For the Arts, War Memorial Opera House, de Young Museum, Asian Art Museum, Oakland Museum, Contemporary Jewish Museum, Kanbar Center For the Performing Arts, San Francisco’s renowned Stern Grove Festival, San Francisco City Hall, TedxSF and more. Teaming up with local non-profits and organizations promoting the arts, Non Stop Bhangra is always focused on helping the greater world community by raising awareness to embrace a more global conscious unity through music and dance.
Based in San Francisco Bay Area, Dholrhythms Dance Company is an organization dedicated to promoting the artistic and cultural heritage of India by sharing rhythms of Punjab through classes, workshops, performances and events. Since its inception in 2003, Dholrhythms has grown into a boundless and unique platform for people of diverse backgrounds to come together, express themselves, and dance in a non-competitive and positive environment.
The diverse group of women who are part of Dholrhythms Dance Company have become one of the most talked about groups in the San Francisco Bay Area bringing their unique style and rhythm to the floor. Led by co-founder Vicki Virk's Punjabi heritage, Dholrhythms highlights the ancestral and ethnic roots of the Punjabi folk dances while pushing boundaries with contemporary influences. The result is a fresh and exciting experience full of joy, energy, and passion.
Dholrhythms has been featured at landmark platforms and stages in San Francisco Bay Area and beyond including War Memorial Opera House, Asian Art Museum, De Young Museum, SF City Hall, Yerba Buena Center For The Arts, Stern Grove Festival, The Fillmore, Oakland Museum of California, TedxSF, and more.
Dholrhythms hosts and headlines the award winning Non Stop Bhangra event "Best and curates the "Colors of India" production featured yearly at The Kanbar Center For the Performing Arts.
~Move to the rhythm of your soul & you'll never miss a beat~
Non Stop Bhangra Founder Jimmy Love is pretty Indian for a white guy. From holding his own at an Indian wedding to creating the largest Bhangra monthly in San Francisco, his pure love and experience playing all styles of music has led him to grow out the musical blend that is the NSB sound. Jimmy has been rocking out the SF Scene with his unique blend of world and hip-hop mixes for years, recently beginning to bridge the gap between Eastern and Western dance floors all over the world. At the heart of it all is the universal groove of dance floor music, a blending of all cultures, and the DJ.
av-E is a California based Producer, DJ, and Dhol Player. He is a resident DJ at San Francisco's legendary event Non Stop Bhangra. Over the last 10 years, he has shared the stage with Panjabi MC, Dr. Zeus, Jassi Sidhu, PBN, Tigerstyle, H Dhami, Manj Muzik, Bobby Friction, Delhi 2 Dublin, Ziggy Marley, Dj Swami and Juggy D.
In 2014, his debut album "Back To Bhangra" was released by Tigerstyle's Soldier Sound Recordings and featured the hit single and Bhangra team favorite, "Kundian Mucha". Since his debut album release, Rav-E has consistently dropped singles and exclusively produced albums for acclaimed vocalists. Moving forward, Rav-E is looking forward to developing and introducing local talent as well as collaborating with acclaimed vocalists and MC's
A sibling dhol team consisting of two brothers and one sister. We share the same love and passion for music, making us unique from others. Starting from the living room and garage to now entertaining crowds all across the world. We are Dholnation.