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Govinda feat. dancer Jordan Remar, The Mandala Affect, Bassmint
September 29 • 8:00 pm• $14 – $16
On Saturday, September 29, the Community Center for the Performing Arts and University of Oregon Campus Radio 88.1 FM KWVA proudly welcome to the WOW Hall Govinda featuring dancer Jordan Remar, The Mandala Affect and Bassmint.
Govinda is the alterego of Austin based producer/composer Shane Madden. Shane studied classical violin at the University of Texas — where he fell in love with electronic music production. In pursuit of his gypsy roots, Madden opened his ears to music from around the world. From experiences learning violin with mysterious masters on his journeys across the globe and his passion for modern design and technology, the current sound of Govinda was born. Govinda has played with Thievery Corporation, Tipper, Bassnectar, Shpongle, Cheb I Sabbah, STS9 and many more, and been featured on over 25 compilations such as Buddha Bar II, Asian Travels II, and Nirvana Lounge selling a combined 400,000 copies. Govinda has played at numerous festivals throughout North America including Coachella, Lightning in a Bottle, Sea of Dreams, SXSW and Govinda’s music has been used on TV as well as many independent films. The Govinda show is truly a multi-sensory experience that immerses the audience with a textured exotic atmosphere which features mesmerizing vocals, visual performance artist Jordan Remar, live projection and live gypsy violin for a truly energetic and magical live presence.
The healing power of dance has shaped Luke Mandala’s life. Luke moved to Eugene around 2005 and from 2005-2009 he was frequently throwing dance parties in warehouses and lofts and also ran a big TurboSound sound system: Vortex Sound. From 2009 onward Luke has been touring around the world with DJ/Live sets, performing at many big festivals. In 2007 Luke started releasing his own music and now has hundreds of songs on a large number of the biggest labels in the world. His music is an eclectic mix of global sounds from the genres of techno/house, downtempo dance music, and chill out.
Tickets are $14 in advance, $16 day of show, and are available at U. of O. Ticket Office, WOW Hall and www.ticketweb.com. Doors open at 8:00 pm and showtime is 9:00. The WOW Hall is located at 291 W. 8th Ave. (the corner of 8th and Lincoln in Eugene) and is open for all ages (6-11 half price at the door when accompanied by parent or adult guardian; five and under no charge). Adult refreshments are available downstairs. For more information please call 541-687-2746.