Dub Mission presents an all-residents night with DJ Sep, Maneesh the Twister & Vinnie Esparza at Elbo Room
Friday, July 8, 2016
Dub Mission presents the best in dub, roots reggae, dancehall & remixes with a night featuring all our residents:
DJ Sep, Maneesh the Twister (Surya Dub/Kpfa) and Vinnie Esparza (Groove Merchant/Amoeba)
Elbo Room: 647 Valencia Street, SF, CA 94110 21+ - 415 552 7788
10 pm-2 am - $7 Advance tickets at www.brownpapertickets.com
Celebrating its 20th anniversary this September, Dub Mission is one of the longest-running parties in the world, featuring cutting-edge dub, roots reggae, dancehall and more, every second Friday at Elbo Room. Voted Bay Area's Best Reggae Club two years in a row, Dub Mission has featured artists from all over the world, including The Scientist, Mad Professor & the Ariwa Sound System, Mungo's Hi Fi with Soom T and Solo Banton, Adrian Sherwood & the ON-U Sound System, Tippa Irie and Saxon Sound System, Prince Fatty Sound System, Jahdan Blakkamoore, Zion Train, Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Nickodemus, DJ Vadim and many others.
DJ Sep is the founder, promoter, and main resident DJ at Dub Mission. For 22 years, Sep was also on Bay Area radio: first at the highly influential KUSF and later at Pacifica public radio station, KPFA. She's the co-compiler (with producer Shockman) of Babylon Is Ours: The USA in Dub, a collection of all-exclusive American dub tracks released on Select Cuts Records. In 2009, Mochipet's Daly City Records released her remixes (with Jason Short) of "Get Your Dub Wet" featuring Juakali and Mista Chatman. Sep has won a Goldie Award (Bay Guardian) and been nominated for Best DJ (SF Weekly Music Awards). She has spun in London, Vancouver, New York, Washington DC, Miami, Portland, Seattle, and Los Angeles and has opened for the likes of Sly & Robbie, Lee Perry, The Wailers, Culture, Big Youth, Les Nubians, Rachid Taha, Kinky, The Cinematic Orchestra and many others Her latest mixes, remixes, and original music can be found on
Vinnie Esparza is a staple of the SF DJ scene and spins at various parties around the city including Hella Tight and Groove Merchant Friday. In 2000, Vinnie
won "Best Local DJ" in the Bay Guardian's "Best of the Bay" edition. The next year he won the City Search Editor's Award for "Best Local DJ." He has also been
nominated for "Best Local DJ" in the SF Weekly in both 2001 and 2003. He was the first DJ to play the Monterey Jazz Festival on their 50th Anniversary and was
asked to return the following year. He has also been asked to spin the Quebec City Jazz Festival, and was again their first-ever DJ booking. He has compiled the
Loose & Juicy collection for Vanguard Records, Viva CuBop 2 for Ubiquity Records and coordinated the reissue of Bobby Montez's Jungle Fantastique for the
same label. Vinnie spins a wide variety of music including roots reggae, jazz, hip hop, and soul to name only a few.
Maneesh the Twister has been a staple of the Bay Area music scene for over 15 years as part of Surya Dub, Dub Mission, and Dhamaal. Maneesh has been voted "Best Club DJ" in the SF Bay Guardian. He is the founder of the Surya Dub collective that helped kick off the Bay Area BASS era. He was co-founder of the Dhamaal Artist Collective and his productions appear on the Dhamaal Soundsystem CD as well as XBOX 360 game "Project Gotham" and Sony BMG India's Shamur compilation and Kush Arora's "Boiling Over." Maneesh has quite eclectic tastes and spins anything with BASS. He has shared the stage with legendary Jamaican producers Lee "Scratch" Perry and Scientist, Thievery Corporation, Bassnectar, Mad Professor, Francois K, Kode 9, Adrian Sherwood, Mala, The Bug and Warrior Queen, Flying Lotus, Eskmo, Visionary, Smith & Mighty/RSD, State of Bengal, , Karsh Kale, Nickodemus, Z-Trip, DJ Vadim, Liondub, Dan the Automator, Kush Arora, Dub Gabriel, Jah Warrior Shelter Hi-Fi, DJ G, Antiserum and Roommate. Alongside Kush Arora, Maneesh hosts "The Surya Dub Takeover," a monthly Monday night radio show on KPFA.
Elbo Room (View)
647 Valencia Street
San Francisco/CA, CA 94110
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|