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Just Dance - Vancouver
2114 W. 4th Avenue, Vancouver, British Columbia V6K 1N6
Global Fusion music has DEEP ROOTS in Vancouver and this evening will feature two DJs who have a lot to do with this. Founders of two pivotal and long time running World Beats events, Nils and Abheeru will combine their borderline fanatic passion for music and beats from ALL parts of the world to serve you an exquisite smorgasbord of the freshest organic dance music.
DJ Nils, one of our favorite World Beat DJ, is a co-founders of the Beats Without Borders collective and has a very extensive and delicious collection of World Beat music. Nils is not only a pioneer with incomparable DJing/producing experience, he stays profoundly connected to the current pulse of everything World Music. He also delights playing at Just Dance adding: «I always LOVE DJing at Just Dance» and we sure love having him as well…
7 :30 pm — Optional Active Meditation
9:00 pm — DJ Abheeru
10:30 pm — DJ Nils
2114 West 4th Avenue
$15 at the door (cash only)
ABOUT DJ NILS
Nils has been connecting with and guiding Dance Floors in BC and around the world and has played at hundreds of events being on the same bill with such DJ luminaries as Cheb i Sabbah, Toby Marks, Adham Shaikh, Shakatura, and Bluetech. Never predictable, he has an uncanny ability to read the mood of a room and give it just what it needs.
He has played at many Festivals including Diversity, BIG TIME OUT, Entheos, Komasket, In Shala, Earth Dance, The Vancouver Folk Music Festival, and Shambhala for 6 years running.
He has played headlining sets in Vancouver and throughout B.C. and has opened for the likes of Cheb i Sabbah, Nickodemus, Adham Shaikh, Gaudi, Beats Antique, Ott, Talvin Singh, David Starfire, Bluetech, Heyokah, Femi Kuti, Delhi 2 Dublin, and Oka.
Originally from Quebec City, Abheeru discovered World Music first hand during his many travels to over 40 countries. After settling in Vancouver, he was inspired by the community and environment, and founded Just Dance.
Since then, he has cultivated a profound and rapturous relationship to Global Fusion music, DJing, community service and dancing. He has organized, promoted and DJed more than 600 events for over 55,000 dancers, all in the spirit of service as he has always wanted for JD to donate all of its proceeds to local charities and nonprofit groups. Over the last two decades, he continues to inspire and promote new ideas and musical concepts to the Vancouver community.
As a DJ, Abheeru is known for taping into an extensive palette of genres and styles from far-reaching locations around the world. His main passion is to infuse and mix a wide-range of musical organic elements and instruments from many diverse cultures and to blend those with delectable modern dance beats. The results are exquisitely creative dance sets that will keep your dancing soul and shoes happy.
ABOUT JUST DANCE
Just Dance is a positive party community event. It offers a unique opportunity to dance to an eclectic selection of music from around the world. Held every week Just Dance can be described as a refreshing alternative to the bar and club scene. It is a place where you are free to be yourself, connect with a vibrant community and dance the way you want!..
Just Dance is also a non-profit organization and has donated thousands of dollars to local charities over the last 25 years.