Rehearsing for #clubclassics live @summerstage 6.28.2014. Photo credit: Mate Bede Fazekas.
Club Classics Live! 6.28.2014 Central Park with @samsparro @ultranatemusic #kevin aviance @companyfreak (photos: Lola Flash)
NYC. This Sat Afternoon, June 28. 3 pm.
CLUB CLASSICS LIVE!!
FREE! June 28 2014, 3 pm
NYC’s Central Park SummerStage
Curated and directed by JASON KING
ALFA ANDERSON, LUCI MARTIN,
and NORMA JEAN WRIGHT (formerly of Chic)
and COMPANY FREAK
and featuring vocalists: KAREN BERNOD, DARRYL D’BONNEAU, KARL DIXON, KEITH FLUITT, DAMON HORTON, SANDRA HUFF, CASSONDRA KELLAM, JASON KING, DAWN TALLMAN, and MATIA WASHINGTON
Opening DJ Set by ANDRE COLLINS
A sensational summer dance party featuring new live interpretations of disco, funk, and house classics made famous by artists like Chic, D-Train, Donna Summer, Dan Hartman, Gwen Guthrie, Armand Van Helden, Loleatta Holloway, Loose Joints, Cheryl Lynn, NYC Peech Boys, Sylvester, Unlimited Touch and many more…
On the day before New York’s famous Pride Festival, CLUB CLASSICS LIVE! assembles powerhouse performers to recreate the magic of legendary NYC dance clubs like Studio 54 and the Paradise Garage. Expect to dance your behind off to live renditions of songs associated with iconic DJs like Larry Levan and Frankie Knuckles, and iconic record labels like West End, Salsoul and Casablanca. Curated and directed by Jason King, producer/scholar and host of NPR’s R&B/soul streaming radio channel, CLUB CLASSICS LIVE! gathers an impressive array of headliners, including pop sensation Sam Sparro, house legends Ultra Nate and Kevin Aviance, and the ladies from the original line-ups of Chic (Norma Jean Wright, Alfa Anderson, and Luci Martin). Acclaimed dance music ‘supergroup’ Company Freak supplies the music as house band, along with invited guests. DJ Andre Collins spins the opening set. CLUB CLASSICS LIVE! is a once-in-a-lifetime party that should not be missed.
Central Park SummerStage Website: http://bit.ly/1nDR2TG
The official video for Company Freak’s “Crackdown” (2014) is here.
NYC model Jamel wearing a black CoFreak t-shirt w/ gold logo. Exclusive merch on sale only at our New York Joe’s Pub show this Wednesday March 26. Go to our Company Freak band page on Facebook to become eligible for future free T-shirt giveaways.
"Le Disco Social" is here! on iTunes March 25 2014.
NYC model Wade rocks a @companyfreak t-shirt. On sale soon. Like us on FB for more info and free giveaways.
If you like our logo, you’ll like it even better on a T-shirt. On sale soon. Like us on FB for more info and free giveaways.
Track listing for @companyfreak #lediscosocial. Debut EP. In stores 3/25.
LOOK! It’s the artwork for companyfreak debut EP, #lediscosocial, in US stores March 25.14
Wow @CompanyFreak loves that @outmagazine has given a shout out to our @officialalt tribute anthem just in time for @fashionweeknyc
Our bandleader @jasonkingsays is curating a new R&B Stream #IllTakeYouThere (@NPRandB) and NYers, theres a free party @acehotel. B there.
Happy 2 b working w @opuslabel re-releasing “Andre Leon Talley”+ seven gr8 remixes from @midnightmagicny @gogobizkitt etc. On iTunes 2/11!