Afrika Bambaataa Is DJing Tonight At Brooklyn Masonic Temple

Afrika Bambaataa Is DJing Tonight At Brooklyn Masonic Temple

The Loudest Venue in New York meets one of the Godfathers of Hip-Hop tonight at a bizarre but quiet possibly wonderful benefit at Brooklyn Masonic Temple: Along with Afrika Bambaataa and dudes from the Daptone crew spinning vintage-soul 45s, there will also allegedly be a photo booth, a raffle, and, uh, a trampoline.

Welcome to Dance Craze 2010, a benefit for the Fort Greene Park Conservancy -- a ticket will run you $100, alas ($200 if you want access to the champagne soaked pre-party, though Friends of Other Music evidently get a discount), but the cause is certainly worthy, particularly if Fort Greene Park uses the cash to throw more free shows like August's DâM-FunK fete. If you happen to be looking for a charitable cause I can guarantee you this is the only one that will involve Bam playing "Planet Rock" at maximum volume:


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