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The Ali Forney Center Presents: We Are Family Dance-A-Thon

On the twentieth anniversary of its founding; The Ali Forney Center presents the WE ARE FAMILY DANCE-A-THON an immersive fundraising experience that celebrates New York City, a place where the LGBTQ+ Community has always led and organized in such a way that they have changed the landscape of human rights history for the world to see. The event will also commemorate The Ali Forney Center’s namesake – a gender non-binary peer counselor of and advocate for homeless LGBTQ+ youth who was killed on the streets of New York City – while also supporting a new generation; just in time for the Holidays.

Destroy Lonely: No Stylist Tour


At just 20 years old, Destroy Lonely seems to have soaked up more game than nearly everybody else his age.Hailing from Atlanta, Lonely grew up in a heavily music-influenced environment. His father is I-20 — well known for his 2001 smash-hit “Move Bitch,” with Ludacris — and was deeply embedded in the Atlanta hip-hop scene. During that time, Lonely went on multiple tours with his father and refers to Ludacris as his “uncle.” Finding solace in watching his dad work, Lonely eventually tamed his own passion for music by studying the game from an early age.caught the eye of fellow Atlanta native Playboi Carti, who reached out and invited Lonely to join in on the studio sessions for Whole Lotta Red — soon welcoming him to his newfound label, Opium. These sessions led to collaborations with fellow Opium signee Ken Car$on. As Destroy Lonely looks to continue paving his own lane, his upcoming project No Stylist is sure to set the underground ablaze.

YG – The Red Cup Tour


YG is heading out on The Red Cup Tour and he’s bringing OhGeesy, Kalan.frfr, Day Sulan & D3szn to party with him on February 19th.

Tickets on-sale 10/28 at 10am.



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Louie Vega, Joe Claussell, Anané


Masters at Work member and foundational NY producer, DJ and remixer Louie Vega comes to Knockdown Center. The inimitable Vega has been a major figure in global dance music for decades, working with Michael Jackson, Madonna and many more. He has written some of house music’s most enduring classics. He’s joined by Joe Claussell and Anané. Claussell is a rare peer: his Body & Soul events were seminal bastions of uncompromising deep house. Claussell’s productions, studio collaborations and label curation are some of the most beloved entries in the dance music canon. Cape Verde-born Anané is the founder of Nulu Music and an accomplished artist, vocalist and more. She has a storied career that has taken her everywhere from Ibiza to performances for the African National Conference and the Super Bowl. All three embody the timeless power of house music and the rich history of dance music in New York.

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