Apr 2, 2013

In memory of Mark Kamins: An all out pow wow of ''Everbody'' at Santos Party House, April 17

When legendary DJ Mark Kamins passed away back in mid-February, he left behind a whole lot of friends around the world, but especially here in the city where he made his name. On April 17, at Santos Party House, a veritable all star lineup of many of these friends will pay tribute. This includes a headlining appearance by Konk, who haven't performed together since 1986! 

Proceeds from the party will benefit the newly established(?) Mark Kamins Scholarship Award in Electronic Music. Keep up with any developments via the event Facebook page here.

There will be more to come, but here is whats on tap so far:

Konk (All original members: Dana Vlcek, Shannon Dawson, Scott Gillis, Geordie Gillespie, Richard Edson,Jonny Sender, Daniel Sadownick)

Also appearing (
all backed by the debut of the MK Pow Wow Band):
Coati Mundi (Savannah Band / Kid Creole and the Coconuts)
Nomi Ruiz (Jessica 6 / Hercules and Love Affair)
Johnny Dynell (Jackie 60)
John Robie w/Harmoney Trujillo

and DJ sets by:

Mike Pickering (The Hacienda, Quango Quango, M-People)
Jellybean Benitez (FunHouse, Feel the Spirit)
Francois K (Deep Space, Body and Soul)
Veronica Vasicka (Minimal Wave)
Justin Strauss (Mudd Club, Area)
Eric Duncan (Rub & Tug, Still Going)
World War Walter (Danceteria, Mudd Club, The World, Pyramid)
The Migt Godfather of Electro Hip Hop (Zulu Nation)
Stretch Armstrong (WKCR FM)
Jazzy Nice (Giant Step)
Bill Bahlman (Danceteria, 99 Records)
Murray Elias (The Ritz, Limelight, VP Records/Profile Records)
Mark Fotiades (Danceteria, Mute Records)
Kip Lavinger (Save the Robots)
Ivan Ivan (Mudd Club, Pyramid)
proceeds to go to expenses and the

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