First Fridays, House Music Edition Honors Legendary DJ Larry Levan At Schomburg

In honor of legendary DJ Larry Levan, guests at our fourth annual House Music Edition of First Fridays will jam all night long to house music!

Levan was a pioneer of the genre in New York City, best known for his decade-long residency at the popular New York City nightclub Paradise Garage. Levan’s cult followers refer to his hours-long sets as “Saturday Mass,” as he experimented with drum machines and synthesizers, popularizing an electronic, post-disco sound that launched the house music movement.

Guests are encouraged to network and dance the night away! Our host for the night will be Dhalimu from Dhali’s Closet, who’ll entertain the crowd as our deejays DJ Missy B, Craig Nice, and DJ Frankie Paradise will have you moving your feet in the Langston Hughes Lobby. Hosted by Dahlimu and Lee Soulja with a special performance by Krystine Walker singing her hit “Give Me A Reason.”

PLUS: Singer Krystine Walker will perform her hit song “Give Me A Reason” and debut one of her new tracks. Don’t miss it!

18+ to party
21+ to drink


Free! Register

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library,
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037,

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