Dubspot's friends over at NextAid, our partner charity in the Funk Aid for Africa project, are putting together their largest event to date down in Miami during Winter Music Conference this year. As with all their events, 100% of the proceeds will be going directly to their development projects in Africa, as well as the initiatives of three other charities also involved: LIFEbeat, Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihood (SOIL), and Green Wave.
Beats Build Hope, held at The Shore Club, on Friday, March 26th, will be one of the most best parties at WMC this year. With performances from The Crystal Method (DJ Set), DJ Rap, Mark Farina, Heather, Colette, Ultra Naté (DJ Set), Andy Caldwell, Gene Farris, D:Fuse, Jazzanova, Anané, Chuck Love, Jay-J, Michael Anthony, Marissa Guzman, Adam Gibbons, Kervyn Mark, Brent Crampton, and DJ Kamala, with a special appearance by Barbara Tucker.
At the CityDeep Lounge will be Halo, Jamie Thinnes, Luke McKeehan, plus Black Coffee & Culoe de Song.
And finally, Turntables on the Hudson will be on the Terrace, with Nickodemus, DJ G OV, DJ OBaH, Wiseacre, and Jeremy Sole + Amon (percussion)
Also, Dubspot will be hosting a very special series of artist workshops before the party begins, with some legendary names and cutting edge technology. More details to be released soon. Questions? >>
There will be a special VIP mixer held from 6 to 8pm, with doors officially opening at 8pm. Party goes until 6am. Tickets are available now.
$15 - pre-sale
$20 - door
$40 - VIP
NextAid harnesses the power of music to create sustainable solutions to the challenges facing African children. Funds will go towards the construction of an eco-friendly facility to help expand an inspiring youth group's micro-business and enrichment program, ultimately allowing them to serve more orphaned and vulnerable youth within the Kawangware slum of Kenya.
More information >> nextaid.org
LIFEbeat is dedicated to reaching America's youth with the message of HIV/AIDS prevention through their Outreach Program, Hearts and Voices Program and PSAs within the New York metro area. LIFEbeat also mobilizes the talents and resources of the music industry to raise awareness and to provide support to the AIDS community.
More information >> lifebeat.org
Sustainable Organic Integrated Livelihood (SOIL) believes that the path to sustainability is through transformation, of both disempowered peoples and discarded materials, turning apathy and pollution into valuable resources. They are empowering communities, building the soil and nourishing the grassroots in Haiti. Funds will go towards rebuilding efforts.
More information >> oursoil.org
Green Wave is a dynamic, environmental non-profit inspiring waves of change by creating living examples focused on living consciously, peacefully and harmoniously with the environment and with each other for the well being of our planet. The Green Wave Sanctuary will be an earth-friendly, safe and loving facility fulfilling early childhood development needs (day-care, enrichment activities and health and nutrition programs) for orphaned and vulnerable children in the Kawangware community.
More information >> greenwaveent.org