Keno Mapp / Heart Touch

- US Berkeley, CA Rock / Funk / Classic Rock


Sounds Like: Pink Floyd, The Doors, Prince Royce, Led Zeppelin Official

Label: Mooremapp Records, Inc.

Manager: Mike Gaines

Bio: HEART TOUCH/Keno Mapp
Blasting into the truth of your desires, let your heart be touched by the Funky Rockin Soul influences of Hendrix, Led Zepplin and the seXy twist of The Doors, that not only moves your body, but moves your soul... BRING IT!!!
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  • 2013

    Oct 13

    San Francisco, CA, US | 2:00pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Sun Oct 13, 2013 2:00pm


    Welcome to the 14th Annual Decompression Heat the Street Fair! Sunday, October 13th - Noon to 10pm Public Entrance: 19th St & Minnesota St; 2nd entrance 2-7pm 20th & Minnesota. Bike Racks: corner 19th & Minnesota Taxi Stand: 18th & Minnesota. MORE DETAILS TO COME!... Come for a full twelve hours of art, installations, performance, fire, dance, theme camps, circus arts, live music, DJs, Burning Man 2013 imagery, and MORE!!! All six blocks, the park, and stages will be overflowing with a stunning variety of creative expression! Bring your imagination to share and BE the art you wish to see in the world!!! Full schedule and list of pARTicipants to follow. PLEASE TAKE MASS TRANSIT, BIKE and CARPOOL: Located just off the T-Line on 3rd St. and near major bus lines. (Muni bus #22, #48 and BART connects with the 3rd St T-line) Ride your bike and avoid driving on Minnesota Street completely! PLEASE RESPECT OUR NEIGHBORS. Enter and exit quietly and without leaving a trace! Pick up litter you see on side streets as you go. We need to leave things spotless! THIS IS A LEAVE NO TRACE EVENT! Please pack it in and pack it out!!! Do not litter or leave trash! PARTICIPATE: We have space for sound camps, non-sound art cars, interactive theme camps, art, and roving performances, DJs, bands, fire art and fire performances. Email: flambelounge(at)burningman(dot)com to request a space and share your creative spirit, art and vision. TO VOLUNTEER: Email SEvolunteers(at)burningman(dot)com The SF Decompression is powered by an amazing team of volunteers and tons of communal effort. The 2013 DECOMmandments & Survival Guide October 13, 2013 Starting at Noon. Park closes at 10 pm Sound ends by 10 pm everywhere except the Mariposa dance area (until 11pm) Located just off the T-Line on 3rd St. and near major bus lines. Please use them: Muni bus #22, #48 and BART connects with the 3rd St T-line Public Entrance: 19th St & Minnesota St; 2nd entrance 2-7pm 20th & Minnesota. Bike Racks: corner 19th & Minnesota; Taxi Stand: 18th & Minnesota. Here's how you can make this our best Decompression ever Arrive Early! Come at NOON to enjoy a full day of amazing art, theme camps, people and performances! The lineup is phenomenal. Respect Our Neighbors. No loud noises, don't block driveways, use OUR toilets and enter and leave the area VERY quietly. Don't drive on Minnesota St at all. Do not camp overnight. Green Your Commute! Take mass transit or bike! There will be bike racks at 19th & Minnesota. Or carpool and park at the UCSF lot at 16th St. & 3rd St. (3 blocks away with special discounted rate), at the ballpark, or on Terry Francois Blvd. Please do NOT drive or park at all on Minnesota Street, Indiana Street, or 19th/20th between Indiana and Tennessee. There will be a taxi stand at 18th and Minnesota for your convenience. And mass transit is VERY convenient. Express Yourself and pARTicipate! Wear your finest playa pageantry and costumery. Bring warm layers for evening. To register art/performance/theme camp, email flambelounge(at)burningman(dot)com so we can accommodate and celebrate YOUR special contribution to this amazing community. ALL sound systems, fire art, theme camps, vehicles and stage acts MUST be registered and confirmed in advance. Perform Random Acts of Art, Kindness and Gifting. NO Boom Boxes, Renegade Sound, Unapproved Food/Beverage Service, Fire Performance, Fire Art, Fire Hats, Candles or Burning Clumps of Sage: These will jeopardize the event. Leave unregistered sound and fire art home. And if you see anyone with fire outside the fire art barricades or the fire stage, ask them to PUT IT OUT and PUT IT AWAY! Pack out all trash you bring and LEAVE NO TRACE! Please help us pick up trash and deposit it in appropriate sorting pails. Breakdown is 10-11PM for the park and 12-2AM on the street. By 2AM, EVERYTHING MUST BE GONE and small debris must be swept into the street for the street sweeper to work its magic. If you are exhibiting at Decom, bring a broom to sweep the sidewalks clean, pack out what you brought, and pick up large debris in the street. Also, please remove unwanted fliers from cars. Volunteer! This is a volunteer-driven event. To be part of the team that makes Decompression so special, email SEvolunteers(at)burningman(dot)com . Or stop in at Volunteer Sign-Up at Playa Info or Volunteer Check-In on 20th St. At a minimum, EVERYONE is part of our Leave No Trace team, so please pick up any trash, club fliers and feathery bits as you go. Share Your Favorite Playa Photos/Videos! We need the content at least two weeks ahead of time, so email flambelounge(at)burningman(dot)com and we'll do our best to get them up on the Decom stage screens! Express Responsibly! Protect the event and our beautiful park: No stakes, fire of any kind, BBQs, unleashed dogs, amplified sound, vehicles & bikes in the park. Do not cut through bushes, where you could damage sprinklers. No drumming, live instruments, loud sound, megaphones or amplified sound after 10PM ANYWHERE. The only exception will be the Mariposa dance area, which goes til 11PM with a chill set. If anyone is drumming or making amplified noise after 10pm, shoot first and ask questions later. (um don't actually shoot 'em. Just get them to stop.) After sound ends, talk quietly and enjoy the art and community. If you are a registered art car or theme camp, please take extra care to not drive over electric cables or distro boxes during setup/breakdown. Take special care during exodus. Have someone safely guide you out of your spot and get home safe. Leave Quietly and Travel in Groups to help one another to your cars and next destinations. If you are alone, ask a Ranger for help. Remember this is an urban environment and there is safety in numbers. PLEASE do not drive if you have had anything to drink. Have a designated driver or catch a taxi at 18th & Minnesota. Come Back 11am Monday Morning!: Leaving the neighborhood cleaner than we found it is a gift we are serious about giving. If you're up early, get a head start and pick up any trash, feathers, cigarette butts and leftovers you see. Or come from 11am-4pm for our main annual neighborhood clean-up! A group of us will meet at 19th and Indiana and start our clean-up on Minnesota St., move to the park, Indiana, then surrounding streets. Many hands make light work and every year we leave the neighborhood CLEANER than it was. Bring gloves and brooms if you got 'em. We'll bring supplies, free donuts, coffee and thank you gifts! Thanks! This really means a lot to those of us that have to stay up all night and need your support to make it fun and fast. If you can help with a park planting in January, e-mail flambelounge(at)burningman(dot)com and we'll send you a secret garden party announcement! THANK YOU for your part in bringing the spirit of Black Rock City to SF and for making this a year-round community! Special thanks to ALL the artists, performers, theme camps, volunteers, year-round Burning Man Community Events team, and Burning Man staff who make Burning Man and Decompression so darned meaningful and extraordinary! Our sincere thanks to our lovely neighbors in the Dogpatch, SFFD, Bayview Police Dept, ISCOTT, Entertainment Commission and other public agencies involved with this day. Thank you and HOORAY!!!

  • 2013

    Sep 27

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Fri Sep 27, 2013 8:00pm


    ANGELO MOORE & THE BRAND NEW STEP CD Release Party Angelo Moore began his career in the early l980s as lead singer, saxophonist, and creative force behind the legendary band, Fishbone. Fishbone’s ability to blend social commentary and humor with a blazing fusion of rock, punk, funk, jazz, ska, reggae, gospel and R&B led to their recognition as one of the most notable acts in American music. After over 25 years in the biz, Moore continues his role as frontman of Fishbone. The band has released l0 full-length albums. They have created the music for movies such as “Last Action Hero” (Arnold Schwarzennager), “The Mask” (Jim Carrey) and been featured with roles in movies such as “Idlewild” (Outkast) and “I’m Gonna Get You Sucka” (Keenan Wayan). Angelo has additionally collaborated with the likes of Little Richard, Curtis Mayfield, George Clinton, Rick James and Spike Lee to name but a few. A versatile artist, Angelo performs under the guise of his wildly energetic alter ego, Dr. Madd Vibe. Linking poetry, performance and music, this visceral artist’s solo performances range from pure spoken word and movement to playing the Theremin and various saxophones as well as reciting poetry accompanied by the Dr. Madd Vibe Aukestra. Stemming from his experiences growing up as a “fly in the buttermilk” in the predominantly white suburbs of Los Angeles, Angelo Moore addresses “Real Racism,” “Social Corrosion,” “Spiritual Overtones,” “Family Affairs,” “Personal Satisfactions and Suffocations” and the human condition in a world gone mad. Dr. Madd Vibe brings a spiritual and cathartic dimension to his performances in the tradition of innovators such as George Clinton, Sun Ra and Jean-Michel Basquiat. Between l997 and 2010, his solo efforts have spawned literary books and comic books that come equipped with soundtracks and the full-length album entitled “Dr. Maddvibe’s Medicine Cabinet” in which he wrote and played all of the music and instruments. Angelo has also created a Dr. Maddvibe orchestra with whom he has directed and performed in venues in the United States and in Europe. Angelo Moore has taken his spoken word and sound power to the stage throughout the world and has appeared on The Arsenio Hall Show, The Magic Johnson Show, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, and Roseanne show. Angelo has performed as a poet at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Black Rock Coalition benefits and was featured speaker of the Spitfire Tour. Most recently, he has published “Dr. Madd Vibe’s Ivy League Invasion,” a book of poetry published in conjunction with his artist residency at Yale University (2007). HOSTED BY: BOOTS RILEY Links Boots Riley is a co-founder of the politically powerful hip hop group the Coup, which became a cultural flash point after September 11 (Their album Party Music was to be released on 9-15-01 but was pulled because the cover depicted turntables in the foreground, and the exploding World Trade Center in the background - talk about bad timing!). Riley's activism – from local issues to international ones such as being an organizer of the World Conference Against Racism - has set the standard for political organizing among hip hop artists. The focus of Boots' lectures uses a revolutionary class analysis to examine the relationship between the commercialization of hip-hop music and culture and US economic imperialism and racism. Boots takes audiences on an international journey through the less orthodox histories and movements of hip-hop, including a screening of Eating Forever - a short hip-hop travelogue Boots shot in South Africa during the "Black August" Hip Hop tour and the World Conference Against Racism, that focuses on Kwaito, a controversial movement of South African hip hop. Boots draws on his two decades of creating radical social change in a lesson on approaching grassroots organizing through music and culture. From his history of student organizing in Oakland's public schools, to serving on the central committee for the Progressive Labor Party, being the President of InCAR (International Committee Against Racism), and organizing to build California's Anti-Racist Farm Workers' Union, Riley has been an integral part of the progressive struggle for radical change through culture. He developed "guerrilla hip hop concerts" (mobile concerts on flat bed trucks) and produced "audio hip hop newspapers," tens of thousands of which were distributed to the Oakland community. He co founded the Young Comrades in 1994, a politically oriented community group that staged free concert - rallies and dedicated itself to working on material reform issues. This is an empowering and eye-opening opportunity to interact and strategize with one of the most influential and outspoken figures in the hip-hop community fighting for social justice today. CASUAL Casual, is a legendary rapper from Oakland, California and one of the founding members of the hip hop collective Hieroglyphics. After his debut album Fear Itself garnered both critical and commercial success, Casual went on to become one of the most prominent and recognizable faces on the Hieroglyphics roster. Casual aka Smash Rockwell has garnered a following amongst devoted hip hop fans, particularly in the Bay Area hip hop scene, largely due to his specialization in hardcore battle rhymes. After high-profile appearances on Del tha Funky Homosapien and Souls of Mischief albums, Casual followed suit in 1994 with Fear Itself. The album was the second-highest charting album in Hieroglyphics' history. Casual followed a typical verse-chorus-verse structure but stood out with his ferocious but playful battle lyrics. Casual has been acclaimed for "wielding his metaphors and sinewy delivery with lethal grace" After the release of Fear Itself, Casual (as well as fellow Hieroglyphics members Souls of Mischief) was dropped from Jive Records. Casaul documents the experience in the book, Hip Hop in America: A Regional Guide: Volume 1: East Coast and West Coast:" It came about from us getting dropped from major labels, and instead of folding and succumbing to defeat, we hit the ground running. We took what we had and ran with it, we landscaped and we built something. We had to be resourceful, creative, and clever to gain our niche but now...it's been 10 years since we've busted out independent." In 1994, Casual was involved in a high profile battle with rapper Saafir. The beef originally started when Saafir appeared on Casual's debut album, and Casual did not appear on Saafir's. This ignited the infamous "Hiero vs Hobo Junction" battle, which involved some controversy when rumors surfaced that Saafir was using pre-written raps as opposed to Casual and Hieroglyphics expected freestyling. Despite this, it is regarded as an influential battle in underground hip-hop's history. Casual has expressed, much like the rest of the Hieroglyphics crew the importance of competition in hip hop, stating "I think that MCing should be a competitive thing, almost like a sport. The only way an MC can keep polishing and sharpening his skills is to test them against the competition and the up and coming young bloods." Casual contributed considerably to both Hieroglyphics albums 3rd Eye Vision (1998) and Full Circle (2003), and is typically found rapping on as well as producing tracks on almost all Hieroglyphics-related releases. While staying mostly on the underground scene and not achieving significant commercial success aside from his debut, Casual is widely respected as an MC, even appearing on the artwork for A Tribe Called Quest's album Midnight Marauders. HEART TOUCH Blasting into the truth of your desires, let your heart be touched by the Funky Rockin Soul influences of Hendrix, Led Zepplein and the seXy twist of The Doors that not only moves your body, but moves your soul... BRING IT!!! A MILLION BILLION DYING SUNS As the million billion suns die, they coalesce into one singular form of energy, before they ultimately explode into super nova. It is the vanishing point, where you and me don't matter, but we do. And so do you. Yes You. We are all Dying Suns, sewn into the same fabric. Endlessly dying, constantly living, in the pattern of the infinite universe. RONDO BROTHERS The Rondo Brothers are the bastard prince and diamond jim, two bay area based multi-instrumentalists, DJs, and producers. they became the Rondo Brothers in 2004 after living in New Orleans for several months working with Galactic on the ruckus album, and getting into a hotel hot tub with all of their clothes on. VAU DE VIRE SOCIETY A New Breed of Circus Theatrics.

  • 2013

    Mar 2

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm

    San Francisco, CA, US
    Sat Mar 02, 2013 8:00pm


    Burning Man presents…BURNAL EQUINOX 2013 Flambe Lounge art salon & mixer! Art • Music • Performance * Theme Camps * Video Artistry * Technology * You! 21+ over venue $20; just $15 with donation of art supplies for Hospitality House art program (*see needed supplies below) Dress: Anything from Abacus to Cyber-Absurd! Come @ 7pm for special ROBOT Happy Hour mixer + drink specials! Burnal Equinox is our first community salon and mixer of the year and we look forward to YOUR participation! Ramp up your Radical Self-Expression and join a wide variety of performers, artists, theme camps and friends at this creative salon to encourage arts collaboration in the Bay Area. OUR THEME: TECHNOLOGY AS SAVIOR! Through a multitude of technological devices we have expanded our sense of what is real, what is possible, how we relate and what we find gratifying. We can text one another instantaneously across oceans, meet and converse online with groups of strangers at any given moment about the trajectory of asteroids, express our opinions to political leaders via e-mail, and expand our social network of “friends” seemingly without limit! We watch reality shows about other’s lives and create better virtual versions of ourselves as we fly through the Interwebs in enhanced real-time. Miraculous devices have become so ingrained in who we are, how we work, think and relate that we could not imagine life without them or the immediacy and satisfaction they offer. And why would we?! Technology is SAVING our economy and way of life, even as it reinvents everything! It is magic AND salvation! Or is it an addictive form of social euphoria? Maybe both. We encourage you to embody and interpret this theme as you feel inspired, to bring some form of technology—whether an eggbeater or a mainframe; and merge with Technology to create a living altar to technologies – past, present and future! …And if we can’t save the day, well…at least we’ll make a good night of it! So, whether you come as a GIZMOpolitan, a GADJETarian, a Technopheliac…or skip all the BITS and BYTES and come as you truly are—we look forward to seeing you and creating a most unusual immersive social environment TOGETHER! More info and schedules to be posted at: http://www.burningman.com/blackrockcity_yearround/special_events/flambe_lounge/flambe2013.html *ART SUPPLIES TO BRING FOR DISCOUNT: Supplies especially needed are watercolor brushes and paints, watercolor 140’ paper, quality marker sets, canvases, working sewing machines with all necessary parts included, and craft and jewelry supplies. These materials are provided to homeless and poor artists as a means of self-expression and economic support. Thank you for your generosity! Interested in using this event to share your artistry or find creative collaborators for your projects? email: flambelounge@burningman.com

  • 2012

    Dec 21

    San Francisco, CA, US | 8:00pm
    Inner Mission
    San Francisco, CA, US
    Fri Dec 21, 2012 8:00pm


    One Night Only!!! FISHBONE!!!! with Bay Area Debut of TEN featuring Thomas Pridgen (Mars Volta), Eric McFadden (PFunk), Norwood Fisher (Fishbone). With Musical Guests Heart Touch, Beatboxer Soulati and DJ Toph One and joined by Vau De Vire Society. 12.21.12 Let's Party at Ground Zero for an End of the World Party. Celebrating 25 years of performing this one-of-kind musical sensation, Fishbone has amassed a massive cult following thanks to their unique ability to cross genres, blending ska and metal with funk and punk and so much more. you won't want to miss out on this truly amazing show! With Special performances from the Bay Area's sexiest circus, Vau de Vire Society. (www.facebook.com/vaudeviresociety) INNER MISSION (formerly CELLspace) 2050 Bryant Street 21 & Up w/valid ID .................................. See more at: www.fishbone.net www.facebook.com/InnerMissionSf www.ericmcfadden.com www.facebook.com/kenomapp www.djtoph.com www.mooremapprecords.com

  • 2012

    Oct 27

    Berkeley, CA, US | 5:30pm

    Berkeley, CA, US
    Sat Oct 27, 2012 5:30pm


    PUNANY IN BERKELEY - Jessica Holter's Public Display of Affection About this Punany Experience... BERKELEY, CA - SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27 Show Time 7:00pm The Punany Poets at The Black Repertory Group Theater Jessica Holter's Public Displays Of Affection Tour The Punany Experience - Bay Area Edition Jessica Holter's Public Display of Affection Tour Launches this October in Berkeley, CA at The Black Repertory Group Theater - Come alone or with a lover or a group of friends, but do not miss the high charged production of comedy, politics & sexual satire VIP Reception 5:30pm, Cash Bar. Theater doors pen promptly at 6:45pm, She starts exactly at 7:00pm. Theater doors lock at 7:10pm, Opening only for intermission. Please do not be late. ___________________ EVENT LOCATION 3201 Adeline Street Berkeley, CA 94703 ___________________ Call 888-277-227 for Group Tickets, Press Passes, Vendor Tables TICKETS $30 - General Admission $45 - Couples Pass $50 - VIP - Reception 5:30pm, Lobby, Front Section Seating + DVD

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