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Solsdance: the equinox set to sun & sound

@ Fort Reno Park, DMV (DC - Bmore)

September 25, 2021

12:00 PM - 8:00 pm

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GetOpen Sessions & MOJÙGBÁ present SOLSDANCE : the equinox set to sun and sound. A FULL DAY of House, soul & afro inspired rhythms for a summer send off like no other. The GetOpen Sessions Park Tour returns to Washington DC after its COVID hiatus for special outdoor house music session in Fort Reno Park.

Let music engulf your senses one last time immersed in sound, positive energy, dancing & healing starting with a special all levels Qigong workshop led by Nicole Jackson & set to deep (we mean REAL DEEP) house opening selections to increase energy and enable the body to heal itself. Our intention is to raise vibrations from earth to sky covering the entire house, soul, world, tech & sonic spectrum. Sessions are open but we humbly request you register & make a donation. All proceeds go to your facilitator.

Deep House Qigong led by Nicole Jackson/ Check in 12:45-1P/ Workshop 1-2P

Sounds curated by MOJUGBA & GetOpen Sessions with live drummers adding to the vibes delivered by DJs, Aphrosoul (MOJÙGBÁ, BKNY/DC, WPFW 89.3FM) / Deep Just (GetOpen Sessions, NYC/NJ, Mi Casa Holiday, Dancegruv Radio) & special guests DJ A. Plane.

Pack your picnic blankets, coolers, chairs, tents & your DANCE SHOES. You have to let GO to GetOpen. The dance floor is the door.

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Details: Soundscape curated by DJs, APHROSOUL / DEEP JUST & special guests DJ A. Plane. Qigong workshop led by Nicole Jackson

Keep reading & get to know our performers.

Aphrosoul (Lukumi People; MOJÙGBÁ, BKNY/DC) is a Disc Jockey, Spiritual Guide, Certified Yoga Teacher, Reiki Master Teacher, Indigenous Bohemian of Eclectic Soul Music taking you on a beautiful, sensual, thought provoking journey through Soul, Jazz, Funk, Disco, Deep House, Afro Rhythms and beyond. Lukumi People, is a manifestation of that journey. Aphrosoul Lukumi has spun along side and shared billing with DJ Spinna, Rich Medina, Quentin Harris, Danny Krivit, Tony Humphries, Barbara Tucker, Dawn Tallman, Julie Dexter, Donnie, Amel Larrieux & Grammy Nominated sister duo Les Nubians to name a few.

Aphrosoul Lukumi is a conduit, an instrument, a musical messenger whose lifelong connection to the music transcends mind, body, soul, spirit. He tells stories with with his selections; conveying feelings and taking you on a journey with music that comes from deep within.

Connect with Aphrosoul music here…https://www.mixcloud.com/LukumiPeople/

Deep Just aka DJ AQuaBeaT is a DJ/Producer and the founder of GetOpen Sessions. He is a veteran of the NYC house music scene with over 25 years behind the turntables and even more on the dance floor. Deep Just is known for his technical approach, thoughtful selection and passionate sets. His productions, like his playing are a soul filled blend of afro inspired rhythms and deep tech beats rooted in musical exploration.

Deep Just has shared billing with some of the most influential house dj’s and producers in the business; Boddhi Satva, Dhundee, Op, Jihad Muhamad, ?uestlove, Josh Milan, Julius the Mad Thinker, Fred P (Black Jazz Consortium), Hallex M, Dj Qu, Oscar P, Spider (NYC), E-Man, Jose Marquez, Dj Disciple, Salah Ananse, Hard Hittin’ Harry, Master Kev, and Sabo to name a few. He’s played in NYC, New Jersey, Washington DC, Omaha, Boston, St. Louis, Denver; Atlanta, Mexico, Costa Rica, Cuba and at such festivals as The Winter Music Conference; Detroit Electronic Music Festival, Atlanta Weekender and Mi Casa Es Su Casa Holiday.

Deep Just’s productions have been globally released on imprints such as United Music Records, Soul People Music, Heavy, WhasDat Music, Sound Designers Recordings, Soundmen on Wax, Boards and Open Bar Music,

Connect with Deep Just music here:http://www.soundcloud.com/deepjust

http://www.getopensessions.podomatic.com

Tommy Wickens a.k.a. DJ A.Plane grew up in Long Island, New York the early age of 10 he got his first experience at deejaying and instantly fell in love with all music. In the late 90s while club hopping up and down the East Coast, Tommy began experimenting with producing House music which directly impacted his DJ style and the development of his Afro-Latin and Deep Soulful sound.

Tommy has appeared on Fox 5 Morning News as one of the Friday DJs, alongside DJ Dee Clark. He has played sets at different venues in the Washington DC area including Zeba Bar, Club Eden, Flash, Dunya’s, Ching and Liv/Bohemian Cavern, St Mary’s Restaurant, The Meeting Place, Bravo Bravo, Polka dot Park, Anacostia Park.

Tommy is currently a part of Cyberjamz internet Radio Station and has his first House music release on Monie Power Records.

Follow the Deep soulful underground sound of Tommy Wickens aka DJ A.Plane on www.Cyberjamz.com www.Mixcloud.com

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The GetOpen Sessions Park Tour’s mission is the realization of the GetOpen Sessions vision in a community friendly and family oriented outdoor environment by teaming with local events, community groups and holistic service providers.

SOLSDANCE is a collaborative initiative hosted by MOJÙGBÁ (BKNY/DC), GetOpen Sessions

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Saturday September 25, 2021

12:00 pm - 8:00 pm

All Ages

Cover: FREE





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