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The Jawa Pitu Band featuring Sanggar Lestari + The Electrodub Experiment

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SATURDAY 1St June - THE JAWA PITU BAND FEATURING SANGGAR LESTARI + THE ELECTRODUB EXPERIMENT + M01
DOORS: 8PM / LIVE MUSIC FROM 8:30PM
$15+BF PRESALE / $20 ON THE DOOR


The Jawa Pitu Band play their first headline show at 303 Northcote, which will feature the amazing moves and costumes of the Sanggar Lestari dancers. Opening the evening will be the psychedelic dub of the Electrodub Experiment and the smooth harmonies of M01. Come down for an evening of music and dance that will range from traditional Javanese folk music through to the funk from Jakarta dance floors.

Doors open at 8pm, with M01 starting the night 8pm, the Electrodub Experiment hitting the stage at 8:30 and the Jawa Pitu band playing a 80 min set from 9:45pm.

The Jawa Pitu Band
Dangdut — music originating from 1970s Indonesia with a heady mix of Hindustani, Malay, Arabic and Western music — is the main inspiration for The Jawa Pitu Band. They play dangdut with additional inspiration from western jazz/groove and also Indonesian gamelan music. The two percussionists in the band also bring in strong influences from African and Middle Eastern rhythms.

Sanggar Lestari
A Melbourne based group who have been promoting Indonesian Dance & Culture for over 30 years, Sanggar Lestari — led by Mama Ning — consists of passionate dancers and educators, who all pride themselves on sharing authentic Indonesian Arts and promoting cross cultural understanding. Sanggar Lestari's collaboration with the Jawa Pitu Band mean audiences are treated to traditional and modern dance moves to enhance the Jawa Pitu cross-cultural tapestry.

The Electrodub Experiment
Combining densely layered beats, spacey atmospheres and live improvisational,The Electrodub Experiment weaves a mind-bending soundscape blending elements of psychedelic jazz, trip-hop and dub, engineered to shift the consciousness of the listener to strange and beautiful new territories. Come early for some intergalactic dub and psychedelic space jazz.

M01
M01 are an all girl band who play a variety of pop/rock music including both covers and originals. They have played at a variety of gigs including small, intimate areas, through to larger venues. They are excited to bring their smooth harmonies to start the night.


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