Kid Koala is a world-renowned scratch DJ who has made a name for himself both with his music and visual art. He has released four solo albums on Ninja Tune: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (2001), Some of My Best Friends Are DJs (2003), Your Mom's Favorite DJ (2006) and 12 bit Blues (2012) as well as 2 graphic novels: Nufonia Must Fall (2003) and award-winning Space Cadet (2011). He has also been involved in collaborations such as Gorillaz, Deltron 3030, The Slew and toured with the likes of Radiohead, the Beastie Boys, Money Mark, John Medeski, A Tribe Called Quest, Mike Patton, Jack Johnson, DJ Shadow, and The Preservation Hall Jazz Band. He has contributed to scores for Shaun of the Dead, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World, and Looper, and has composed music for The National Film Board of Canada, the Cartoon Network, and Adult Swim. His unforgettable live shows range from silly touring turntable carnivals like Short Attention Span Theater (featuring turntable bingo) to quiet-time events like Music To Draw To.
Adira Amram and The Experience - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Adira Amram has been performing her sly, sexy and subversive musical comedy all over NYC and beyond since 2005. Along with her backing band and dancers The Experience, she has performed internationally talents like Kid Koala, Kristen Schaal and Kurt Braunohler. She was named Best Musical Comedy Act at the ECNY Awards in 2011. In 2009 she released Hot Jams For Teens on North Street Records. She is currently collaborating with Seattle based DJ, Dynomite D (The Beastie Boys, Kid Koala & Money Mark) on her forthcoming album. Her music videos have been featured on Huffington Post, Funny or Die and ucbcomedy.com