On Saturday, April 16th, 2011, Sweat Records celebrated six years of existence and Record Store Day 2011 with the second SWEATSTOCK Festival! Over 1,500 people attended this all-day FREE block party with four stages, over 30 bands and DJs, food trucks, free beer, and records galore.
Casa de Ha-Ha host Daniel Reskin says “HAI!”
Check out some pre- and post-press below, and scroll down for some sweet videos!
Beached Miami‘s preview podcast
Miami New Times‘ feature piece
Knight Arts blog preview post
NBC Miami Nite Talk interview with Lolo
Flavorpill preview press
Miami New Times‘ recap
Miami New Times‘ slideshow
Beached Miami recap
Beached Miami photos
Beached Miami mega gallery
Juan Basshead and MC Jumanji (once again) turn Sweat into a dubstep rave…
Jsin and I would like to once again thank: Katherine, Emile, Matt P, Pete, Sean and Dennis for the great sound and lighting, Jet, Thom, Collin, Tati, Luci, Fezito, Adam and all our volunteers, Churchill’s, Shady Teez for the awesome custom RSD shirts, Chuck and Ian from Iron Forge Press, the Record Store Day team for creating such an incredible holiday, Jerry at AEC, the Little Haiti NET Office, the City of Miami, Sergeant Harrison and all the cops for keeping the peace, Daniel Reskin, Drew Spears, Jessica Gross and Adrian Mesa from Casa de Ha-Ha, Colin + Jared from Morphologic, Raaga Cart, Purple Ppl Eatery, Gastropod, Alexander Catering, Emerge Miami, Greenpeace, the Rhythm Foundation, FriendsWithYou, the Fillmore Miami Beach, the Borscht crew, Scott, Pete, Joe and Abel from O, Miami, Matt G from Pure Imagination, the New Times and Beached Miami for all the great coverage, all the amazing DJs (Juan Basshead + MC Jumanji, Contra, DJ Immortal, Induce, DJ Hottpants, Mike Deuce, Carmel Ophir, Bonnie Beats, Patrick Walsh and Haitian Hillbilly), the incredibly talented live acts (Entresol, The State Of, Can’t Stop, ArtOfficial, Lil Daggers, Deaf Poets, Beings, Panic Bomber, Furious Dudes, Guy Harvey, Little Beard, Sumsun, Teepee, The Getback, north&south, Out of the Anonymous, Rebel, Space Between Words, Holly Hunt, Nags Head, Rauh, hahahelp!, Slashpine and Rat Bastard – whew!) and of course the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation and Heineken for their generous support in helping us to keep this a totally FREE event!
See you all next year for Sweatstock 2012!
Deaf Poets live, filmed by Henry: