Welcome 2019 with friends and beautiful strangers at your home away from home, the Ship & Anchor.
Good tunes and good times will help us start 2019 off on the right note with a hip-hop funk dance shindig.
BLADES OF STEEL are back from the dead, re-uniting for one night only. Two MCs and a crack four-piece band will make a funky hip-hop noise worthy of the year’s biggest party. People are still talking about their 2013 NYE show on this same stage, and more celebratory vibes await this time around.
DRAGON FLI EMPIRE are Calgary’s hip-hop staple, delivering crowd-pleasing old school vibes to get you out of your chair, with your hands in the air. They’ve been around the world, but they want to bring in 2019 with you!
SABO FORTE, one of the city’s foremost party rocking DJs, will take care of the before, between and after, feeding you good time tracks to help you get on down from early till late.
Spend NYE with these good-time acts, at the bar so famous it only needs one word: The Ship.
No cover! Event page here.
On Friday, August 31st, DFE will be kicking off the Labour Day long weekend in Salmon Arm, BC with a special show at the Marionette Winery. The "Marionette Summer Jam" will also feature breakdancers, street food, DJs and more.
SUN MAY 6 / $10 COVER / DOORS @ 9PM
MORGANS PUB - 1324 17 AVE SW - CALGARY, AB
DRAGON FLI EMPIRE / BIRDAPRES / JEFF SPEC
Dragon Fli Empire presents... a night of clasic indie hip hop, the 'Hold Down the Fort' Vinyl Release Party! Get a copy of DFE's brand new vinyl 45, and check out some classic Canadian emcees... Jeff Spec and Birdapres, VanCity legends currently residing in Toronto.
HDTF VINYL RELEASE PARTY - Facebook Event Page
The new Dragon Fli Empire vinyl 45, 'Hold Down The Fort' is here!
Click here to order your copy, only 300 have been pressed (via a collaboration between French indie hip hop labels Beats House Records and Radio Krimi Records).
The A-Side 'Hold Down the Fort' is produced acclaimed French beatmaker Djar One. Its a funky throwback cut designed to get the party rocking. The B-Side, 'Right On Time' (produced by DJ Cosm and Metawon) is a jazzy, Native Tongues style banger featuring Von Pea of Tanya Morgan.
Dragon Fli Empire is excited to be opening for the Hilltop Hoods for their two Alberta shows in late November! These guys are Australian hip hop icons and always pack the house.
Celebrating Canada's 150th birthday on Saturday, July 1st in Calgary?
Look out the DFE, as we will be rockin' 3 free events around the city.
12:00pm Rosscarrock Community Hall
3:00pm East Village Junction
5:00pm King Eddy / National Music Centre
Check out the SHOWS section for the latest updates on future DFE performances.
Big news! Dragon Fli Empire's track "CGY" will be the new theme song for CBC Calgary Radio's morning show "The Eyeopener". Click the photo above for more info and an interview with DJ Cosm.
Outloud YYC (the Calgary host-committee for the Junos) along with the Calgary Tower and Dragon Fli Empire are proud to present 'Skyline Soul', a free event promoting the urban arts scene in Calgary.
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-Dragon Fli Empire (DJ Cosm & Teekay... Calgary hip hop pioneers with a fun, upbeat vibe)
-Haanz Ovlov (DJ and drummer duo performing live jazz/hip hop mash-ups)
-Pulse Dancers (urban dance studio performance)
-Metawon (DJ specializing in hip hop, future beat, dub reggae)
-Stefan (DJ specializing in hip hop, future beat, soul)
Recently, Dragon Fli Empire was selected as one of ten Alberta-based STORYHIVE grant winners for $10,000 to film a music video. Marc MacPherson directed 'The Way It Goes', an elaborate story featuring undercover 'cupid' agents tasked with matchmaking in an after-hours club when an unexpected twist occurs. After watching out the video, please vote for it in Round 2 of the STORYHIVE contest here: http://www.storyhive.com/music-videos
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