beats from the east: the concert, december 4

All right, Canada. This one's for you. If you're in or near Montreal this weekend, and want to hear some cool-ass music and performance from Asian Canadian and Asian American artists, check out Beats From The East: The Concert presented by DJ Mister Vee and the McGill Chinese Students Association.

The evening will feature performances from Masia One, Magnetic North, Taiyo Na, Jay Legaspi, Vinnie, Young Avz, Jason Ray, ILL Mestizo, Buddachild, TL Truong and The Funky Kids. It's happening this Saturday, December 4 in Shatner Ballroom at McGill University Centre. Here are some more details:

Saturday, December 4, 2010

Shatner Ballroom
McGill University Centre
3480 McTavish Street
Montreal, QC

DJ Mister Vee (radio host at CJLO 1690 am) and SWAG Produktions bring you a special kind of event that's never been done before in Montreal!

Welcome to BEATS FROM THE EAST : THE CONCERT! A tremendous showcase for Far-East Asian Urban-Music Artists.

Where else can you find the following artists under one single roof?

1) Masia One (MC/ Hip Hop artist from Toronto)

2) Magnetic North (hip hop MC-duo from Berkeley, California)

3) Taiyo Na (singer, songwriter, MC and producer from NYC)

4) Jay Legaspi (singer, songwriter, beatmaker from NJ)

5) Vinnie (Montreal RnB/hiphop/electro artist)

6) Young Avz (Montreal hiphop/electro/RnB artist)

7) Jason Ray (RnB and Gospel singer/songwriter from Montreal)

8) ILL Mestizo (Montreal-MC/ Hip Hop artist)

9) Buddachild (Montreal-MC/ Hip Hop artist)

10) TL Truong (co-host)

$15 General/$20 Door

Prepare for a very unique night of Beats, Rhymes, Culture, and Entertainment!

Doors Open : 6:30pm
Show Begins : 7:30pm

ALL AGES welcome.
Go Canada. That's a damn solid lineup. Like America's Best Dance Crew? The concert will be co-hosted by TL Truong of ABDC season five finalists Blueprint Cru. For more information about Beats From The East: The Concert, go to the website here, or check out the Facebook event page here.

And if you like the spirit of what this is all about you should check DJ Mister Vee's weekly radio show Beast From The East on Concordia's CJLO 1690 AM, a Montreal-based university radio station. If you can't tune in live, you can always catch the web version here.

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