One of my favourite DJs Matt Weingarden aka Mr Fine Wine dropped me a line about some of his upcoming gigs.
You can find him out and about as follows:
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 20:
Mr Fine Wine joins DJs Soulcracker and Inbetween for a specialMardi Gras edition of their Fixin' Breaks tag-team extravaganza. I'll bespinning 100 percent New Orleans 45s, from K-Doe to Eddie Bo to Bo Dollisto Irma Thomas to "Mickey Mouse Boarding House" to Professor Longhair toBetty Harris to...you get the picture. At the PUSSYCAT LOUNGE, 96Greenwich Street (at Rector), 8 till late, $5, 21 and over. Oh, there's a band, too! A "punk-Latin" band, Barra Libre. Deets here:
WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 21:
The long-running midweek soul 45 listening partyat Botanica, 47 East Houston St. (between Mulberry and Mott, downstairs),10 till close, free, 21 and over w/ID!! Since 1996!
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 22: Please help me kick off a new Park Slope DANCEparty, the KINGS COUNTY SOUL CLUB! Me 'n' DJ Cool Hands Luke spin soul,funk, R&B, and garage rarities from 8 p.m. on, and it's free. Spread theword! At the Royale, 506 Fifth Ave. (between 12th and 13th Sts.;718-840-0089), Brooklyn.
FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 23: Tune in to "Downtown Soulville," the radio show I'vebeen doing on (mostly) Friday nights since 1994! 7 to 8 p.m., WFMU, 91.1FM or http://www.wfmu.org/ for a live audio stream. Archived shows going back YEARS at www.wfmu.org/playlists/sv!
UPCOMING DATES to BURN INTO YOUR BRAIN:
Bumpshop @APT, Manhattan: March 10
Horse River Social @Royal Oak, Williamsburg: March 16
London, Jazz Cafe: March 30, March 31, April 1
Edinburgh, Motherfunk: April 3
St. Petersburg, Russia: April 6, April 7...details to come!!
Great to see him back over in the UK and don't miss his show - one of best on the Net!!!!