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Brazil, the Brazil Beat Sound System

Ohmygawd... what a busy month ahead, many many wonderful Fringe acts... Sola Rosa plays with HDU and Dimmer on 9th March at Indigo, Happy Birthday to Bass Frontiers who celebrate at Sub Nine on Thursday the 8th and finally BIG BIG loves to Leon and Rose, who leave us for the scenic sands of Dubais on Sunday, we'll miss you guys HEAPS, but thanks to the wonders of spam, you'll be kept in touch. If you ever need to know more, please don't hesitate to contact me, spam queen Lily on 021 2626504.

Saturn and VUWSA bring you the Brasil Beat Sound System Orientation 2001 and the Matterhorn brings you a special event as part of our series of intimate events in the gardens of Wellington¹s favourite Cuba St night spot. For this special event we turn on the heat as we present, from Brazil, the Brazil Beat Sound System. Coming to Wellington on an extended New Zealand stay, Brazil Beat arrived on our shores late last year, and spent summer in Gisborne where they have supported artists as varied as our own Roots Foundation and Fur Patrol. Now it is our turn!

See this husband and wife team, featuring driving Latin percussion that will have you on Copocaban in no time. Support from our Cian, a Brazilian in spirit, playing an eclectic selection of beats and pieces to ease through the evening.

Do not miss this opportunity to see some of Wellington¹s finest 21st century entertainment in the gardens of Wellington¹s finest bar, the Matterhorn. Come along and samba to the irresistible rhythms of Brazil as you sip you caipirinha and shake your groove thang.

Wednesday 6th March, at the Matterhorn in Cuba Mall. Gold Coin on the door, brought to you as part of Orientation 2001, with the help of Saturn and Radio Active.

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and here's the listings...

Wednesday 7th - Brazil Beat Sound System (VUWSA Orientation act)

Thursday 8th - Expansions with Clinton Smiley B.lo is blowing at the candles at Bass Frontiers birthday, so for one week only experience the magic of Smiley, mid-week. Local house god Clinton Smiley guests on the wheels of steel, a little bit of house, 2 step, and loads of stunning tunes. Its sure to be funky.

Friday 9th - Mu and Zen Gotta love Friday nights at the Matterhorn, always packed and pumping out the finest relaxing tunes to escape the work day woes. Zen and Mu slap on the songs to make you moooooove. Matterhorn mainstay Mu, the heavyweight champ of local DJs, showcases his selection in an evening of fat funk. Mu is joined by special guests Vee, Zen and Koa.

Saturday 10th - Vee and Koa Saturday night is party night, and our new DJ rosters provide a swinging rotate of the best Saturday night DJs for your listening pleasure. Vee hosts the night as out most proficient party DJ, and is joined by Zen, Koa, Clinton Smiley and others.

Sunday 11th - Spot On Sunday Join as at The Matterhorn for our new entertainment directive for the late summer months. Now we bring you Spot On Sundays, a late afternoon session in the Matterhorn Gardens with the navigator Zero playing a refreshing and relaxing blend of mood grooves. A friends and family session starting with the live broadcast of Gilles Peterson Worldwide from Radio Active 89FM 6-8pm This week Cyrus is guest

Wedenesday 14th - Jonathan Crayford Jonathan Crayford and his scratch band play live jazz jams the middle Wednesdays of the month. Join the Matterhorn crew for a lively evening of jazz noodles. Crayford is the bomb session musician who has played amongst legends James Brown and Tito Puente.

Thursday 15th b.lo Bass Frontiers resident b-lo is the Matterhorn¹s weekly smart vibes; his Thursday night residency at The Matterhorn is a popular weekend warm-up. b-lo plays all styles from drum and bass, jazz and techno all knitted with funk and soul b-lo's dancefloor is never an empty one, try it out for a great alternative to the packed weekend nights at The Matterhorn.

Friday 16th - Mu and Vee Gotta love Friday nights at the Matterhorn, always packed and pumping out the finest relaxing tunes to escape the work day woes. Matterhorn mainstay Mu, the heavyweight champ of local DJs, showcases his selection in an evening of fat funk. Mu is joined by special guests Vee, Zen and Koa.

Saturday 17th - Vee and Zen Saturday night is party night, and our new DJ rosters provide a swinging rotate of the best Saturday night DJs for your listening pleasure. Vee hosts the night as out most proficient party DJ, and is joined by Zen, Koa, Clinton Smiley and others

Sunday 18th - Spot On Sundays Join as at The Matterhorn for our new entertainment directive for the late summer months. Now we bring you Spot On Sundays, a late afternoon session in the Matterhorn Gardens with the navigator Zero playing a refreshing and relaxing blend of mood grooves. A friends and family session starting with the live broadcast of Gilles Peterson Worldwide from Radio Active 89FM 6-8pm. Omar is guest

Wednesday 21st - Jonathan Crayford Jonathan Crayford and his scratch band play live jazz jams the middle Wednesdays of the month. Join the Matterhorn crew for a lively evening of jazz noodles. Crayford is the bomb session musician who has played amongst legends James Brown and Tito Puente.


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