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DUB CLUB Oakland: IDG USA Launch Party


February 24, 2017
9:00 pm - 2:00 am
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The Uptown Nightclub
1928 Telegraph Ave
Oakland, CA 94612 United States
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Berkeley Indoor Garden (bighydro.com) & Inner Standing Sound presents

DUB CLUB Oakland #1

International Dub Gathering 2017 – USA Launch Party (internationaldubgathering.com)

at The Uptown Nightclub in historic downtown Oakland, California (uptownnightclub.com)


Joe NiceBaltimore, Maryland based US Dubstep pioneer drawing unreleased (Dubplate) acetates (self pressed one off records) inna soulful african style. Joe has been holding down parties and residencies on the east coast since 2001… at this point he has played in 128 cities in 37 countries globally!!! His monthly Gourmetbeats radio show currently on SUB FM has been running since 2003 and his @Gourmet Beats label founded in 2015 is releasing potent music from the future of Dubstep’s talent… We are honored to host Joe and excited to hear what selections he pulls from his deep dub box…

LUV FYAH MUSIC aka Rahsaan LF Carson – Chanting love with passion like fire!!! Luv Fyah is a versatile deeply talented Rastafari singer who vocally thrives in the Sound System setting… Singing what sound like recorded tunes from a currency of inspiration according to the musical selections with no planning whatsoever!!! His debut album Luv Fyah & Million 7 – Ethiopia We Belong is a classic and with albums on the way from Berkeleys Seventh Street and Inner Standing Sound as well as a 12 inch single coming in April be sure to look out for new music coming soon…

Inner Standing Sound System – Inner Standing plays well tuned & heavily amplified reggae and dub to uplift the body, mind, and soul. The custom heavyweight sound system located in Oakland CA has held regular parties in the Bay Area and around Northern California for the last 4 years. Also reaching out internationally Inner Standing’s first release, and dubplate productions, have been played heavily by Jah Shaka, Aba Shanti, Channel One and more. Through European sound system tours, the last 2 years, they have brought their special style of dub strait to the people. Do come at 9 pm to hear some classic roots vinyl selections from Selecta Kojak and Dub Stefano. Later in the night Peter Lionheart and Rum EQ aka Rumtin Rahmani will be selecting cutting edge modern dub and steppers dubplate selections from our studio and crew of producers… (innerstandingsound.com)


DJ SEP (Sep Ghadishah) – DJ Sep is the founder, promoter, and main resident DJ at Dub Mission, one of the longest-running dub parties in the world. Her selections and productions span the fullness of reggae music from foundation to dancehall to future dub and beyond. (dubmissionsf.com)

Selecta Kurious (George Muedeking) – Long time NorCal roots selector. This Oakland native has spun at every dancehall venue worth its salt and ‘long side any and all reputable selectas in the area. FOr many years he helod down a weekly Reality Time radio program on Oakland BigUp Radio sharing countless hours of music and interviewing a who’s who of touring reggae performers. Currently Kurious hosts the Roots Shack Reggae all vinyl courtyard room at The New Parish for King Of Kings Reggae Sundays. (kingofkingsreggae.com)

Saule (Skyler Saulovich) – San Francisco’s up and coming dubstep prodigy. With sparse, heavy, and original productions Saule mashes up the dance without fail. His music is featured on well received releases from Joe Nice’s Gourmet Beats Label, San Francisco’s Dubs Alive Records and Brooklyn NY’s Dub-Stuy Records

DJ RIDDM (Gabriel Lautaro) – Bay area OG selector and vinyl enthusiast who has consistently brought the vibes of his deep collection to local parties, his classic mixtape series and the Vital Vibecycle (his mobile health drink sound system bike!!!) Bulding off of years of running his own Funky Riddms Record Store Riddm can lay down a set of Hip Hop, Funk, Salsa, Cumbia, Ethio-Jazz, or Dancehall… But on the 24th it willbe a joy to host him playing in his favored Roots Reggae genre at the Dub Club…

Nishkam The General – Long time Inner Standing Sound crew nicknamed the General by Ras Kush due to his commanding presence and willingness and ability to conquer any task in general… For the first time appearing live in session we are looking forward to hearing his selection of dubplate selections with his signature selection based on vibes and verbal content…


Natty Rebel – Natty Rebel Unlimited was founded by visual artist André Jones aka Drémo. Using his spiritual gift of the visual arts, André redefines urban communities with his emotionally captivating works. These works can be found on clothing, canvases, walls and buildings worldwide. (nattyrebel.com)

Ithiel Ras-Amlak Amrham – Ras-Amlak is a multitalented Rastafari artist whose paintings and vocals express a depth of perspective and heights of meditation… As a chanter Ras Amlak has been Inner Standing Sounds primary mic man for years and has recorded a series of sought after dubplates from producers Brizion, RAZ-Tek Roots, King Alpha, Jah Sonic, Violinbwoy and more… (blackflameuniversal.com)

CULTURAL MARKETPLACE – a selection of high quality vibesful vendors and artisans. Look out for Music on Vinyl and CD, Books, Orgonite Crystals and minerals from @bosstilshin ‘s Crystal Lightbrary, Clothing, Natural Health products, Soap, art and much more…

Interested vendors please link Peter Lionheart in the dm for details…

ITAL FOOD – Organic vegan nourishment


OPEN AIR PATIO for cool down between dance sessions…

GOOD VIBES – Leave all bad vibes, negative thinking, violence and other ignorant behavior at the door!!! We are coming together to give thansk for life and share in musical healing!!!

Come through and take in some real roots music played through a proper heavyweight Dub Sound System!!!