Let's wake up with New York artist Xander Ferreira of The Happy Show before he plays The Rooftop on Thursday, May 25th.
The things that make Xander Ferreira want to wake up...
The sound of...
BIRD SONGS, A STREAM, A WATERFALL
The smells of...
COFFEE, BACON, THE OCEAN
THE AFRICAN BUSH, A FOREST
The sight of...
SUNRISE, A BLUE SKY
Bob Marley's "KAYA"Amanaz's "AFRICA"Ennio Morricone's "METTI UNA SERA / L'ASSOLUTO NATURALE"Mulato Astatke's "ETHIOPIQUES 4"
The Electric Prunes' "RELEASE OF AN OATH"
Rise and shine to his exclusive mini mix...
The Happy Show
And when it's time for social awareness...
Bob Marley's "EXODUS"
Fela Kuti's "EXPENSIVE"
Fela Kuti's "SORROW TEARS & BLOOD"
Monomono & Joni Haastrup's "THE DAWN OF AWARENESS"
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson's "FROM SOUTH AFRICA TO SOUTH CAROLINA"On Thursday, May 25th, The Rooftop presents The Happy Show
The Standard, Dowtown LA | 9:30pm
Header photo by Neil Gavin