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Holocene (map) Southeast
Sat., March 27, 10 p.m. 2010 21+

Eliza Sohn
$5

Last Friday at the U & I Tavern, an unassuming dive bar on the far north end of Interstate Avenue, a community of West Indies immigrants got together for the final installment of Forward Fridays. For over five years they'd been gathering to enjoy reggae and dancehall music in proper form with a big sound system, emcees, and the rest of the Jamaican conventions. Trace these traditional Caribbean elements forward several decades and you end up with dubstep and UK funky—the kind of modern bass-driven music one hears from the Various crew, every first Saturday at Branx. Tonight, Holocene's new Version dance party bridges the musical timeline with resident DJs from both nights representing the two ends of the sound, surely stopping off around the midway point of England's soulful garage music from the mid-'90s. Expect a common thread in MC Jagga and organ-rattling frequencies from a specially imported sound system. AVA HEGEDUS

Holocene

1001 SE Morrison, Portland, OR 97214
239-7639
Hours: Wed-Thu 8pm-2:30am, Fri 5pm-2:30am, Sat 8pm-2:30am, Sun-Tue see calendar
http://holocene.org/

Venue Hours
  • Wed-Thu 8pm-2:30am, Fri 5pm-2:30am, Sat 8pm-2:30am, Sun-Tue see calendar
Event Times
This event is in the past.
  • Sat., March 27, 10 p.m. 2010