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Amoeba’s Mardi Gras “Carnaval”: Brazilian & NOLA Classics | SF

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Tuesday, March 5, 2019 - 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE
Amoeba Music (SF) | 1855 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA


Amoeba Music: Free In-Store Mini Concerts

Amoeba Music regularly welcomes traveling and local artists for in-store performances at their San Francisco and Berkeley locations.

Hear your favorite artists for free often right before they hit the stage elsewhere in the Bay Area.

Tuesday, March 5, 2019
Fat Tuesday | Amoeba Music: Free In-Store Mini Concerts

Celebrate Carnaval at Amoeba San Francisco on a Mardi Gras Day with Brazilian and New Orleans musical treats. You will be dancing in the aisles to two of the favorite DJs from 3-6 pm.

  • 3 pm-4:30 pm: DJ Shona’s Dad (KPFA Programmer Joel Sachs) plays non-stop New Orleans get-down party favorites. Joel Sachs, aka DJ Shona’s Dad, began deejaying in 1965 and has been a radio and party DJ in SF since the early ’70s. He currently hosts Non-Fiction Music on KPFA in Berkeley during the wee hours of Thursday morning. He has spun at several of Amoeba’s Mardi Gras celebrations.
  • 4:30 pm-6 pm: DJ DJ (Afrofunk Experience) spins Brazilian deep cuts and Carnaval samba classics. DJ DJ is the nom-de-decks of composer-singer-guitarist David James (Afrofunk Experience, David James’s GPS). A longtime Brazilian music enthusiast, DJ has sought out records all over the globe, and is happy to share his treats.

Get 20% off all Dr. John and Caetano Veloso music & merch in store at Amoeba SF on Tuesday, March 5th only. (Discount not valid online. Offer good at Amoeba SF only.)


Event Details


Cost: FREE
Categories: **Annual Event**, *Top Pick*, Live Music, Mardi Gras / Fat Tuesday
Address: 1855 Haight Street, San Francisco, CA

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