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Pump Up The Bass! Karen’s Election Night Victory Party

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Playin’ some some P-Funk (“P” for political)! Karen Bass speaks. We rocked the Karen Bass Election Night Party last night, which soon became a victory party, with her garnering 85% of the vote to win the Democratic Party nomination for the 33rd District Congressional seat. It was five of us – myself, Keith on percussion, […]

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Oh, You Mean THIS Election Night?

UPDATE: Just got a call and an an email from someone from Karen Bass‘ campaign staff. Turns out the gig they want us to play wasn’t for the November 2 General Election, but for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June, 8. Uh…that’s next week! With less than a week’s notice, I don’t know if I […]

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Soul Barkada Performs At Karen Bass Fundraiser

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Since performing a fundraiser and a subsequent Election Night Party for Los Angeles City Council President Eric Garcetti, Elson and the Soul Barkada has been in demand on the political circuit, this time, performing at a grassroots fundraiser for U.S. Congressional candidate Karen Bass (pictured above, surrounded by Lisa, Louie, myself and Keith) near Los […]

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Election Night Video!

Check out the video pf Elson and the Soul Barkada performing “Are You Ready (For Garcetti)?” at the Avalon Hollywood on March 3, 2009. Watch the councilman himself jam with the band on keyboards!

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Election Night at the Avalon Hollywood!

Elson and the Soul Barkada is honored to have been chosen to do a special performance at L.A. City Councilman Eric Garcetti’s election night party at the Avalon Hollywood on Tuesday, March 3! For more information, see the Performances section.

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Obama Song!

To commemorate the inauguration of President Barack Obama, Elson and the Soul Barkada, (temporarily renamed “Elson and the Soul Barack-ada”) made a fun parody of Carl Carlton’s “She’s A Bad Mamma Jamma” and made “He’s-a Barack Obama.” Watch the YouTube video here!

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