July 30th – Opening night with JEF STOTT. Dancers MASHA and MARTA

Join us at our NEW VENUE This week, as we continue our Underground Nomads nights at F8 (1192 Folsom). This is a sweet spot (see previous post with pics and info.) that we are excited to be moving to.

We will be starting at 9pm, so come early. Happy Hour at the bar runs till 10, and there is no cover until 9:30. Check out the Venue’s Website for Drink Specials and food items.

DOOR PRIZE: First 50 people through the door receive a Free Pass to come back any 1 tuesday in August. Come before 9:30 and you have a double freebie.

Here’s what we have in store for you this week . . .
9-10pm, chill vibes warming up the room with ambient soundscapes.
10pm, Belly Dance performances by MASHA and MARTA
10:20 till you drop, JEFF STOTT rockin the dancefloor for a 3 HOUR TOUR through a world of Bass fueled sounds.
The night officially ends at 1am, but we will keep going as long as you’re there dancing – all the way till 2am.
Composer, producer and performer JEF STOTT has been deftly navigating the realms of world fusion music for over a decade, where he has consistently been at the forefront of the International Global Bass movement. He released his 10th full-length studio production ARCANA in April 2012 on Six Degrees records.His sound is a conscious blend of the sacred in global bass culture which simultaneously reaches back to ancient traditions while pushing the future of music forward.An in demand performer, Jef Stott has embarked on several successful world tours that have taken him to festivals and club appearances in Asia, North America and Europe often sharing festival stages with the likes of contemporaries Thievery Corporation, Nickodemus, Gaudi, Makyo, Cheb I Sabbah, Beats Antique, David Starfire, Bobby Friction, FreQ Nasty, Janaka Selecta, Dub Gabriel, Kush Arora among others.Festival appearances include Symbiosis Pyramid Eclipse, Harmony Festival, Earthdance, Beloved, Outside Lands, Source Festival, Sea of Dreams, Green Festival, Joshua Tree Music Festival, Shambala Music Festival and many large clubs and conferences around the world. Jef has recently become the Hookahdome (premiere Burning Man soundcamp) artistic director and main DJ for their events on and off the Playa.Jef is a highly accomplished lifelong multi-instrumentalist, adding a live performance element to his live shows with many instruments ranging from Arabic string and percussion instruments to guitars, bass drums and live electronics. Jef has lead several live ensembles on stage throughout his career.

Jef Stott’s DJ sets bring a sense of tribal community to the dance floor with dynamic live instrumentation and top shelf musicality from guest performers interplaying with original tracks and live remixes. The arc of his performances can range from the most delicate acoustic and ambient moments to the chakra blasting intensity of peak hour sonic bliss. He is a regular performer at Ecstatic Dance events around the world and is intuitively sensitive to the collective emotion of a moving dance floor.


Photo by Scott Belding

MASHA is a multi-award-winning dance artist specializing in Modern and Classic Egyptian belly dance styles. She is distinguished for her grace, refined musicality, and expansive dance training within and beyond the realms of Middle Eastern dance.

Masha offers weekly classes in Berkeley, CA. and can be seen performing regularly throughout the San Francisco Bay area.

Visit MashaRaqs.com ( spelled R A Q S.com ) for more information.

MARTA SERRA (Bio coming soon).

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