The Melting Pot on 07/05/11

The Melting Pot
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Tue, 07/05/2011 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
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Jacaranda will be performing Live and talk about PLAYGROUND

 THE MELTING POT - Featured Artist 7.5.2011


Jacaranda will be performing live in the studio and we will have a chance to touch base with the mind that helped create "PLAYGROUND" the finest FREE Anual Outdoor Electronic Parties in the NorthWest. Come by Sunday the 7.10.2011 CATHEDRAL PARK in ST. JOHNS & to see what its all about and tune in 8-10pm for the show. Listen in for JACARANDA around 9pm on 90.7fm in Portland Or,

Jacaranda comes from the old school of vinyl collectors and still spins his sets on 2 Technics Turntables. His music collection is the result of years of crate digging and scouring the reaches of the increasingly rare record shops around the world. The result is a completely unique tapestry of musical gems and select cuts that span genres of Dub, Trip-Hop, Balearic, Cosmic Disco, Re-edits, Tech-Funk, and Deep House and tends to always be infused with a certain uplifting melodic quality.

Jacaranda live at last year's Playground:



Come one, come all to Portland's funkiest and grooviest yearly outdoor party!
It's the 5th annual Playground FREE summertime outdoor park party at Cathedral Park under the St. John's bridge. Featuring an open forum of dance, community, and creativity with a musical backdrop of Dub, Reggae, Downtempo, Psy Chill, Cosmic Disco, Balearic, Deep House, Electro-Tech, and Tech Funk.

With 5 years running, Playground has become a Portland ...institution for fun, kid / family-friendly, sunshiney dance beats and summertime frolic. As always, Playground is free, open to the public, and all ages.

Sunday, July 10th 2011 - Noon until 9PM

Cathedral Park in North Portland- directly under the St. John's Bridge and next to the Willamette River.

This year's DJ lineup includes:

B0t23 [live]
Michael Manahan
Blue Spectral Monkey
& a surprise special guest...

Sound Provided by Kraken Audio

Because we love good beats, sunshine, bare feet, good times, community vibes and we like to do it for free! So please come join us and enjoy the whole day. Bring a picnic, water, frisbees, hula hoops, games, art supplies, the kids, and sunscreen

PLEASE NOTE: There is no alcohol allowed at Cathedral Park. Blatant, open use of alcohol reflects poorly on our organization and could jeopardize our ability to get permits in the future. There are bars nearby if you want to do some drinking, but please don't have it out in the park. Thanks!

Playground was born in 2007 with a vision to provide free, outdoor, daytime park parties in Portland City Parks as an alternative to the normally club-centric environment of dance music. The event is truly a community effort, as everyone involved provides their time and talent without charge. The funding necessary for permits, insurance, porta-potties, etc. come in a large part from donations through our website. The gathering is intended to be a family-friendly celebration of summer with a lineup of talented local DJ's and producers - not trucked in headliners.

Get more info about Playground at:


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