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So Called, Chicago, IL, Jun 22

MC Socalled, with Human Beat Box Yuri Lane

8:00 Wednesday June 22nd @
2843 N. Halsted, Chicago

$10 in advance
$15 at the door
Tickets online

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borscht series logoThis event kicks off our new series, BORSCHT! showcasing DJ's, MC's and Slam Poets exploring their Jewish heritage with cutting edge, hip hop style. It's Beat Culture with Beet Flavah!

MC Socalled, aka Josh Dolgin, is an uber-nerd, Yiddophile and part time Klezmer accordionist who makes curiously fresh beats. His symphony of hip-hop beats and old Jewish record samples, centered around the Passover Seder, became the basis of THE SO CALLED SEDER: A HIP HOP HAGGADAH, a CD with cameos by Wu Tang Clan's Killa Priest, Matisyahu, Mr. Bungle's Trevor Dunn, David Krakauer and Susan Hoffman Watts.

Socalled now now hits the road with his beats and old Jewish LP samples to which he adds live klezmer musicians into the mix for a party sound with mad Yiddish flavah!

Socalled has been featured in publications like the Forward, and is set to be profiled in the New York Times Arts section this month.

Human Beat Box Yuri Lane will set the scene with his one-man one-mic magic and unreal beat technique.

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