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Mon. 3/3: Motown On Mondays, Austin w/ DJs Digg + Chorizo Funk + guest DJ El Dopa

March 3rd at Vinyl, 607 Trinity St. Austin, TX. DJs Digg, Chorizo Funk & guest DJ El Dopa

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Fri. 11/9: El Dopa bringin’ the tunes to Wurstkuche Venice, 8pm.

Starting at 8pm El Dopa will be DJing at the popular Wurstküche gourmet sausage eatery & bar at their newest location in Venice. Catch him spinning indie dance, rock, electronic soul & bass-heavy beats while you grub on exotic sausages (such as rattlesnake & rabbit) and Belgian fries with homemade dipping sauces (go for the curry ketchup), washing it down with those stiff European brews. 625 Lincoln Blvd. Venice Beach, CA 90291.

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD one of El Dopa’s DJ sets below, recorded live at Wurstküche recently:

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Fri 12/9: Ocote Soul Sounds LIVE and DJ El Dopa at the Satellite LA

This show is going to be great…don’t miss! Very excited, and I’m bringing vinyl for this one. Tickets are only $12, available HERE.

The Satellite (formerly Spaceland): 1717 Silver Lake Blvd. Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

 

 

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Thurs 7/21/11: El Dopa in the mix at Wurstküche

This Thursday starting at 8pm DJ El Dopa will be DJing at the much-talked-about Wurstküche gourmet sausage eatery & bar in the Downtown LA Arts District. Catch him spinning indie dance, rock, & electronic soul while you grub on sausage and Belgian fries with homemade dipping sauces, washing it down with those stiff European brews. 800 E. 3rd St. Los Angeles 90013.

LISTEN/DOWNLOAD one of El Dopa’s DJ sets below, recorded live at Wurstküche earlier this year:

 

The Wurst Mix by MusicMakesTheDifference

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Sun. 7/3/11: Can You Kick It?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UPDATES: Schpilkas will be doing a DJ set of exclusively his own BEATS! Plus we’ve worked out some DRINK SPECIALS, good all night: $4 Pabst Blue Ribbon beer, and these lovely call brands for the discounted price of $7: DiSaronno Amaretto, Veev Acai Spirit, Karma Tequila.

 

MMTD is throwing an intimate party featuring eclectic, beat-rockin’ DEEJAYS and LIVE performances by MC extraordinaire TREK LIFE and mixtape stars MILLIONAIRES USING COUPONS. Bringing hip hop forward to the new golden era!

HIP HOP ** SOUL ** ELECTRONIC ** NEWHOTSHIT ** CLASSICS

This is all about creating a space for talented, indie-pendent artists & DJs to rock their music for true music lovers…and of course for the artists and attendees alike to let LOOSE and have FUN. DJs SCHPILKAS, BAOHAUS, MIKE STYLES & EL DOPA will keep the party jumping til closing time…bring comfortable shoes.

Early arrival is suggested as space is limited. RSVP for guestlist: ben@musicmakesthedifference.com or simply join our email list to the right and up >>>

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Sat. 6/18/11 Make Music Pasadena (free festival)

THE MORNING BENDERS ** RA RA RIOT ** BEST COAST ** KISSES ** JENNY-O ** TITA LIMA ** ROCKY DAWUNI ** GARTH TRINIDAD ** B-SIDE PLAYERS ** SAINT MOTEL ** ZOLA JESUS ** DUSTBOWL REVIVAL ** JASON BENTLEY ** LA SANTA CECILIA ** TIJUANA PANTHERS ** CARLA MORRISON ** ANTHONY VALADEZ ** BEN L’ONCLE SOUL ** HELLO SEAHORSE! ** ROBOTANISTS ** EL DOPA

These are just some of the amazing bands & DJs playing this year’s Make Music Pasadena festival this Saturday 6/18. Check the website for complete line-up, schedule, and locations of the various stages around Pasadena. It’s an all day and night affair, so grab your crew, the sunblock, and some comfy shoes and come on out!

El Dopa will be performing with Tita Lima and her band at 5pm on the Luckman World Music stage, then doing DJ sets between acts Jenny-O, Kisses, and Zola Jesus on the Emerging Artists stage 7:30p – 11p, presented by our friends at One Colorado.

makemusicpasadena.org

 

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Sun 6/5/11: El Dopa ft Tita Lima, Boogaloo Assassins, much more @ Del Monte Speakeasy

This Sunday night is a special installment of the new weekly BACCHANAL, happening every Sunday night at the Del Monte Speakeasy (under The Townhouse) in Venice. DJ El Dopa will be doing a set with acclaimed Brazilian singer & recording artist TITA LIMA, who is fresh off performances with her latest project THE ECHOCENTRICS (with Adrian Quesada) & THIEVERY CORPORATION. Her sultry, captivating voice & avant-garde bossa beats will have you opening your eyes and ears to the fresh new sounds coming out of Brazil.

Also performing are the BOOGALOO ASSASSINS with their ass-shaking blend of salsa, soul, & all things funky. Add to that a DJ set by SERGIO MIELNICZENKO (Global Village, KPFK), a cosmic performance by MattyD Light, & resident DJs LC & MASON, and you know why we’re super hyped on this show! There will also be live painting and works displayed by GREGORY BEYLERIAN.

8pm – 2am. $5 before 10pm, $7 after. 52 Windward Ave. Venice, CA 90291

Tita Lima

DJ El Dopa

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5/31/11 Ubiquity Rec all vinyl DJ Bday Bash at The Falls

 

Tuesday 5/31/11 Ubiquity Records is throwing a birthday party for a few of their folks and invited 10+ DJs to throw down ALL VINYL DJ sets, including a surprise guest (I don’t even know who it is yet!). El Dopa will be joining several talented DJs for this event at The Falls Lounge in downtown LA. 626 S. Spring St. No cover. Memorial Day weekend may be over, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop. Live it up everyday!

@El_Dopa

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5/24/11: Magic On Wax @ Verdugo Bar – Schpilkas’ Bday

So I’m back from an incredible trip to Texas, DJing some great events. I picked up over 50 new records out there and I’ll be playing many of them at our Magic On Wax monthly (4th Tuesdays)…going down tonight! Plus we’re celebrating Schpilkas’ birthday, and DJ Ladyjunk will be joining us on the turntables.

The Flat Iron food truck will be in full effect, AND we’re starting earlier for you 9 to 5-ers. 9pm – 2am. No cover, as always. Hope to see you there! 3408 Verdugo Rd. LA 90065.

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5/16/11 Rock Steady Mondays with DJ Sun: Houston, TX

Amazing…it’s been just about 5 years exactly since I played at Rock Steady Mondays for the first time. I was joined by Aloe Blacc on the mic that night, whose debut album for Stones Throw, Shine Through, was about to come out. DJ Sun and Ziggy were excellent hosts and it was mucho fun. Very excited to be coming back! Starts at 9pm.

DJ Baohaus, El Dopa, & DJ Sun

The Flat 1701 Commenwealth St. Houston, TX 77006

soulargrooves.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

…flashback to 2006
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5/18/11 Nothing but 45s at Onion Creek: Houston, TX

That’s right, EL DOPA and BRETT KOSHKIN spinning nothing but 45s all night at the Onion Creek Cafe in Houston, TX. I just picked up a bunch of new 45s so I can’t wait to give ‘em a spin! And DJ Sun tells me Brett has quite a collection and knowledge of 45s. Looking forward to learning something new.

onioncreekcafe.com 3106 White Oak Blvd. Houston, TX 77007

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5/22/11 Soleil Brunch on the Lake with DJ Chicken George

El Dopa joins DJ Chicken George on the decks for brunchtime sets overlooking Lake Travis in Austin, Texas. From what I hear it’s a beautiful scene for good music, food, and drinks on a Sunday. We’ll be out there from 11:30am to 3pm with that sunshine music. Soleil Restaurant 6550 Comanche Trail, Austin, TX. soleilaustin.com

djchickengeorge.com

 

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5/21/11 SpottieOttiELDOPAliscious: Austin, TX

Jazztronica! Saturdays presents: SpottieottiELDOPAliscious with special guest El Dopa (Los Angeles) & resident DJ Chicken George !! Expect nothing but the freshest mix of funk & soul, hip-hop + Jazztronica! vibes !! Can you already hear the Horns? This goes down at Malverde: 4008 W. 2nd St. Austin, TX. 9:30pm – 2am, no cover.

DJ Chicken George is easily one of Texas’ best DJs…I highly recommend you check out all of his mixes here:

djchickengeorge.com

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Trader Vic’s in the Beverly Hilton

 

 

 

Catch El Dopa some Saturday nights spinning exotic beats & modern soul at this legendary LA spot. Trader Vic’s is the birthplace of the Mai Tai, and was a known hang out for celebrities of yesteryear, including the rat pack, so you know the music’s got that cool swing. And the food is fantastic.

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Wurstküche: Rotating Residency


DJ El Dopa is one of the resident DJs at the much-talked-about Wurstküche gourmet sausage eatery & bar in the Downtown LA Arts District. Catch him spinning indie dance, rock, & electronic soul on weekends while you grub on sausage and Belgian fries with homemade dipping sauces, washing it down with those stiff European brews. Scheduling is often last-minute, so check the Twitter page (@El_Dopa) or FB for the latest.

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Magic On Wax: 4th Tuesdays at Verdugo Bar

MMTD resident DJs Schpilkas & El Dopa and occasional guests spinning nothin’ but the finest vinyl this side of the Nile. Vinyl archeology…take a trip to a unique place & time in musical and social history…with each record. That’s how we do! Let us know if you’re birthday’s coming up, we’ll hook you up. NO COVER * Full bar * Rare Craft Beers * BIG OUTDOOR PATIO 10p-2a 3408 Verdugo Rd. LA, CA 90065. 21+

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Transporting From 1820

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TheCut3

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Teleios

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Tea For Two

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