Fania Records Announces Armada Fania Pop-Up Clubs Across NYC

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Fania Records and Remezcla are teaming up to bring you Armada Fania, a summer-long pop-up club series celebrating the legendary Latin label’s 50th anniversary. The series, running June 19 – August 28th across NYC, features an all-star lineup of DJs combining original and remix sounds of Latin soul, funk, boogaloo, salsa, and more, paired with a pop-up store at each event to bring you the freshest merchandise from Fania’s iconic catalogue.

This Thursday, June 19th, head over to SOB’s for the kick-off event as the legendary Rich Medina hits the stage to take us through his 20 plus years of experience weaving together the best of hip hop, house, funk, soul, and more, alongside digital cumbia bossman Geko Jones of Que Bajo?!, and Riobamba of Picó Picante.

Mark your calendars and join us for these free events, featuring a roster of transnational favorites like global bass DJ duo iBomba, experimental salsa innovators Bio Ritmo, top-notch remixers Whiskey Barons, and oh so much more.

SOBS (204 Varick Street at Houston Street)
June 19: DJ sets with Rich Medina, Geko Jones, Riobamba (Picó Picante)
July 10: Timothy Brownie, Geko Jones
July 30: “We Like It Like That” documentary movie premiere after party with Boogaloo Assassins and DJ Turmix
August 14: Cumba Mela, Munchi
August 24: Fania All Stars concert after party with DJ Wasabi and Whiskey Barons

NUBLU (62 Avenue C between 4th/5th Streets)
July 11: Ray Lugo & Boogaloo Destroyers (live), The Bugalu Brothers (DJs)
August 1: Boogaloo Assassins, DJ Turmix, Bongohead

APT 78 (4447 Broadway, Washington Heights)
June 26: DJ Christian Mártir & Guest Sucio Smash
June 28: Dura (Radio Buschwick), Bio Ritmo with DJs Christian Martir, E’s E, and Monk-One
July 10: Uptown Jazz Festival at Ft. Tryon park (5PM-8PM) Performance by Mobius Collective
July 10: Pa’lante NYC (Uptown Jazz Festival After party)
August 28: Pa’Lante NYC with guest DJ Christian Mártir & Guest

OVER THE EIGHT (594 Union Ave, Brooklyn)
June 27: Santa Salsa with Charlie Rosario (Art Talk), DJ Rata, DJ Afro
July 25: Santa Salsa with Pablo E. Yglesias (Art Talk), Bongohead
August 29 : iBomba, Christian Mártir, Izzy Sanabria

MERIDIAN 23 (161 W 23rd St)
July 12: Timothy Brownie, DJ Turmix
July 23: Whiskey Barons, La Mecánica Popular
Aug 2: Los Hacheros, DJ Turmix
August 28: Wassabi & Turmix In Da House (Afro Latin House party)

Rockaway Beach
July 20th: TBA
August 31: TBA

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