Base FM Rooftop Series: Global Village (20th November)
Base FM has put on parties in bars, in clubs, in parks, and even on a boat… This summer we’ll be doing something different and throwing parties on a rooftop in downtown Auckland, Sunday Sessions style. Base FM brings you the second episode of our Rooftop Series: GLOBAL VILLAGE.
Base FM Rooftop Series ‘Global Village’ featuring:
MYELE MANZANZA (DJ Set) | ISAAC AESILI
MARVIN & MK | YAM JAMS
Hosted by MC STAUNY (Sunshine Soundsystem)
Sunday 20th November, 2-8pm
RYDGES HOTEL ROOFTOP, 59 Federal Street, Auckland
Free with RSVP
The debut event was a huge success. The sun was out, the drinks were flowing, the music was on point and beautiful people were enjoying themselves riding high Sunday sessions style. The Base family invites you to come downtown and party with us again!
RSVP with these events are essential.
First 100 people through the door receive free entry, $5 after.
No RSVP = $10
LIMITED CAPACITY. FIRST IN, FIRST SERVED
MYELE MANZANZA (DJ Set)
The son of a Congolese master percussionist, New Zealand born Myele Manzanza first gained international attention as one third of NZ soul act, Electric Wire Hustle. His roots in jazz and African rhythm, (as well as his childhood love of hip hop and dance music) bring a uniquely diverse take to his music.
After leaving Electric Wire Hustle 2013 he released his solo debut One (BBE), and has toured / performed with Theo Parrish, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Ross McHenry, Sorceress, Amp Fiddler, Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Marcus Strickland, Recloose and Jordan Rakei.
His latest album OnePointOne, (released 11th November) recorded live at the legendary Blue Whale in Los Angeles fuses a traditional jazz trio with a string quartet, underpinned with an undeniable hip-hop swagger. https://myelemanzanza.bandcamp.com/
Is there anything Isaac Aesili can’t do? A producer, musician (percussion / trumpet) and DJ, Isaac Aesili has been a member of some of Aotearoa’s most successful future soul acts including: Solaa, Opensouls, Recloose Live, Lord Echo, Funkommunity/Sorceress, LatinAotearoa. His infectious energy on stage permeates out through the crowd and his uplifting DJ set will be a perfect closer for this Rooftop Sessions.
Music lovers and vinyl enthusiasts Johnny Elbo, Rohan St Clair and Ben Tankard are YAM JAMS. Dedicated to playing the juiciest tracks no matter what, their aim is always to create a fantastic party vibe when they play.
‘Off The Record’ with YAM JAMS on Base FM. Selected Wednesdays from 6-8pm
MARVIN & DJ MK
Soulful House classics are these guys specialty. Originally from South Africa, Marvin & MK both joined the Base FM roster in 2013 and have represented the station at Grey Lynn Park Festival and now at the Rooftop Session.
‘Just Chillin’ with MARVIN & DJ MK on Base FM. Sundays from 4-6pm.
The Rydges Hotel rooftop terrace has a stunning panoramic view of the Waitemata Harbour. Usually reserved for weddings and exclusive events, this is a rare chance to enjoy this amazing space in the heart of Auckland City.
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