Jahdan Blakkamoore, Relic Secure, DJ Sep, and Maneesh the Twister at Elbo Room
Friday, April 14, 2017
Dub Mission presents a Bay Area-exclusive show with
Jahdan Blakkamoore (Lustre Kings/Nobel Society)
alongside Relic Secure (Secure Dem Sound)
plus Dub Mission residents DJ Sep and Maneesh the Twister
at Elbo Room: 647 Valencia Street, SF, CA 94110 - 21 & over - 415 552 7788
10 pm to 2 am - $12 Door / $9 Advance at www.brownpapertickets.com
More info: www.dubmissionsf.com
Jahdan Blakkamoore talks about Dub Mission: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ax-A3Qm7k7Q
Born in Georgetown, Guyana and raised in Brooklyn, NY, Jahdan Blakkamoore has long made a name for himself as a gifted and inspiring Reggae/Dancehall/Hip Hop/Dubstep artist,
both nationally and internationally. His music has been described as Urban World Music with a message. Jahdans sense of melody, superb song writing skills and ability to effortlessly
crossover genres has solidified his status as a relevant artist in the music industry. Reggae and Roots fans may know him as a member of the group Noble Society or for his song Cash
Flow on the Major Lazer project from Diplo and Switch. Jahdan was also a contributing writer and featured artist on Snoop Lions Reincarnated album which received a Grammy
Nomination for Best Reggae Album of 2013. Hes featured on Boulevard, Harder Times, and lends his vocals to Lighters Up with Mavado and Popcaan. The single and video For
The Children with Kabaka Pyramid is still gaining worldwide attention. Remixed versions of the single are also available from I Grade Records and DJ Child. Hip-hop heads who
remember Jahdan from his feature with Smif-N-Wessun on the classic Sound Boy Buriell can now hear the long awaited collaboration on their project Born and Raised were hes
featured in the video for the single Shots in the Dark. Jahdan Blakkamoore has played the 21st annual 9 Mile Music Festival, the Sierra Nevada World Music Festival, Reggae on the
River, and many others. Blakkamoore's latest release and third solo album, Order of Distinction, features respected producers Lustre Kings, Paper Stars and the prolific modern roots
production team of Zion I Kings (Midnite). Special guests on the album include Lutan Fyah, Lady Leshurr, Kabaka Pyramid, Pressure Busspipe and Melodic Yoza, and Illuminati Congo.
Relic Secure (Secure Dem Sound/Baylando Records) started writing songs at the age of 15 over beats he was making at home with a small drum machine and a simple, sampler.
He released his first album "Street Scholars" in 1997. After co-founding Street Scholars Records with Sergio "DJ Serg" Monleon in 2001, he went on to release his sophomore album
"Note to Self" in 2004, which featured artists such as, Zion I, Pep Love (Heiroglyphics), and Eye Cue (Hobo Junction). In 2005, after going to school for music production, Relic turned
his attention to DJ'ing and producing. He founded Secure Dem Sound and within a year was spinning all over the Bay Area. He quickly built a reputation through releasing quality
mixtapes featuring exclusive tracks with the biggest names in Reggae music, as well as showcasing new talent. Relic has been a stage DJ for artists such as Sister Nancy, Jahdan
Blakkamoore, Pressure, Lutan Fyah, Terry Ganzie, Turbulence, Niyorah and Tousaint the Liberator. His unparalleled stage presence and remarkable, connection with audiences has
helped him build a name for himself in the West Coast hip hop community. Relics latest single "Hustler Meditation!" is available on Baylando Records.
Now 20 years strong, Dub Mission is one of the longest-running parties in the world, featuring cutting-edge dub, roots reggae, dancehall and more, every second Friday at Elbo Room.
Voted Bay Area's Best Reggae Club three times--in 2013, 2014, and 2017--Dub Mission has featured artists from all over the world, including The Scientist, Mad Professor & the Ariwa
Sound System, Mungo's Hi Fi with Soom T and Solo Banton, Adrian Sherwood & the ON-U Sound System, Tippa Irie and Saxon Sound System, Prince Fatty Sound System, Jahdan
Blakkamoore, Zion Train, Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Nickodemus, DJ Vadim and many others.
DJ Sep is the founder, promoter, and main resident DJ at Dub Mission. For 22 years, Sep was also on Bay Area radio: first at the highly influential KUSF and later at Pacifica public radio
station, KPFA. She's the co-compiler (with producer Shockman) of Babylon Is Ours: The USA in Dub, a collection of all-exclusive American dub tracks released on Select Cuts Records.
In 2009, Mochipet's Daly City Records released her remixes (with Jason Short) of "Get Your Dub Wet" featuring Juakali and Mista Chatman. Sep has won a Goldie Award (Bay Guardian)
and been nominated for Best DJ (SF Weekly Music Awards). She has spun in London, Vancouver, New York, Washington DC, Miami, Portland, Seattle, and Los Angeles and has opened
for the likes of Sly & Robbie, Lee Perry, The Wailers, Culture, Big Youth, Les Nubians, Rachid Taha, Kinky, The Cinematic Orchestra and many others.
Maneesh the Twister has been a staple of the Bay Area music scene for over 15 years as part of Surya Dub, Dub Mission, and Dhamaal. Maneesh has been voted "Best Club DJ" in the SF
Bay Guardian. He is the founder of the Surya Dub collective that helped kick off the Bay Area BASS era. He was co-founder of the Dhamaal Artist Collective and his productions appear on
the Dhamaal Soundsystem CD as well as XBOX 360 game "Project Gotham" and Sony BMG India's Shamur compilation and Kush Arora's "Boiling Over." Maneesh has quite eclectic tastes
and spins anything with BASS. He has shared the stage with legendary Jamaican producers Lee "Scratch" Perry and Scientist, Thievery Corporation, Bassnectar, Mad Professor, Francois K,
Kode 9, Adrian Sherwood, Mala, The Bug and Warrior Queen, Flying Lotus, Eskmo, Visionary, Smith & Mighty/RSD, State of Bengal, , Karsh Kale, Nickodemus, Z-Trip, DJ Vadim, Liondub,
Dan the Automator, Kush Arora, Dub Gabriel, Jah Warrior Shelter Hi-Fi, DJ G, Antiserum and Roommate. Alongside Kush Arora, Maneesh hosts "The Surya Dub Takeover," a monthly
Monday night radio show on KPFA.
Elbo Room (View)
647 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|