Sinking City Selects with DJ Soul Sister

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Local record slingers take over the lobby to cover a wide range of styles and feelings.

Soul Sister spins underground disco and rare groove. More bounce to the ounce, more fun for your bun.

From record stacks to book stacks, New Orleans' award-winning DJ Soul Sister is the "queen of rare groove" who showcases her love for soulful music as a DJ artist, historian, and researcher. As a veteran radio programmer on WWOZ FM for 25 years, she is the host and founder of the popular "Soul Power," the longest-running rare groove radio show in the U.S. As a live DJ artist, she has performed extensively both in New Orleans and throughout the U.S. and overseas, and has opened for her favorite artists, including George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Teena Marie, Questlove, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and many more. Her sets feature only the soulful music she collects on vinyl and loves: funk, soul, rare groove, underground disco, jazz fusion, and true school hip hop. She has also been featured in Nelson George’s documentary Finding the Funk, which aired on VH1; in the book Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting; on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM; and on Red Bull Radio (where she hosted her monthly “Lost and Found” show from July 2018 - June 2019.


Details

  • 8PM–Tuesday, June 18
  • Free and open to the public

Local record slingers take over the lobby to cover a wide range of styles and feelings.

Soul Sister spins underground disco and rare groove. More bounce to the ounce, more fun for your bun.

From record stacks to book stacks, New Orleans' award-winning DJ Soul Sister is the "queen of rare groove" who showcases her love for soulful music as a DJ artist, historian, and researcher. As a veteran radio programmer on WWOZ FM for 25 years, she is the host and founder of the popular "Soul Power," the longest-running rare groove radio show in the U.S. As a live DJ artist, she has performed extensively both in New Orleans and throughout the U.S. and overseas, and has opened for her favorite artists, including George Clinton and Parliament-Funkadelic, Teena Marie, Questlove, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and many more. Her sets feature only the soulful music she collects on vinyl and loves: funk, soul, rare groove, underground disco, jazz fusion, and true school hip hop. She has also been featured in Nelson George’s documentary Finding the Funk, which aired on VH1; in the book Dust & Grooves: Adventures in Record Collecting; on Gilles Peterson’s Worldwide FM; and on Red Bull Radio (where she hosted her monthly “Lost and Found” show from July 2018 - June 2019.

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