For 5 years, elrow — the Spanish occasions firm whose occasions The New York Times have referred to as “a roaming celebration that’s half Cirque du Soleil, half Alice In Wonderland” — has introduced its circus-inspired digital dance extravaganzas to Avant Gardner in East Williamsburg.
This Saturday 9 April, they return to the venue with “Sambowdromo Do Brasil.”
For the primary time, the occasion carries on into the daytime of Sunday 10 April, taking full benefit of Avant Gardner’s indoor/out of doors setting — which includes The Brooklyn Mirage, The Nice Corridor and The Kings Corridor — and the primary indicators of spring climate within the metropolis.
Greater than a techno-house rave, “Sambowdromo Do Brasil” shall be a full-on Afro-tech-house sonic expertise, infused with conventional Brazilian sounds — suppose samba, bossa nova, tropicalia. It will likely be a feast for the eyes too, with drummers, dancers, otherworldly creatures, and the hallucinogenic surroundings befitting of a jungle avenue occasion.
That’s to not point out the spectacle of the clubgoers themselves who, as all the time, will costume to the nines. Feathers are extremely inspired.
“The Brooklyn Mirage at Avant Gardner is a venue that holds a comfortable spot in my coronary heart for a lot of causes,” stated DJ Will Clarke, who performs on Sunday. “Let’s begin off with NYC is my favourite metropolis in America, possibly on the planet, with the historical past of home music coming from New York with iconic venues resembling The Loft, Limelight, Paradise Storage, Studio54, the record goes on.
“I am pleased to say that I really feel that Brooklyn Mirage and Avant Gardner are going to be talked about like these venues in years to return. It is about creating group for the brand new era of ravers — which I really feel it does completely. As a DJ taking part in there its one thing very particular. It is a bit of completely different than taking part in a small underground basement membership — this feels extra like a pageant stage however you continue to have a reference to the gang.”
Clarke feels so strongly in regards to the venue, actually, he named his subsequent single after it: “Mirage” shall be launched on Factory93 in Might.