Sid Vaga, Soul Mob, Ale' Ale' Drummers, Transformational Body Painters
"Toca Cielo" takes place every 4th Friday of the month at Cielo w/ a different theme. This month is the
ROARING 20's theme costume hard tribal-tech house music party. Think old school mobsters and flappers, pinstripes, feathers, long pearls, Cotton Club, Savoy Club, swing dance,The Great Gatbsy,
We at TOCA believe in sexy fun creative themes.
Costumes are not mandatory but you get priority at door.
We like it naughty, creative and vintage.
-JustinJustin Toca & Ale' Ale' Drummers.
( Delivering layers of Live Percussion )
-Stan Rifken on Cuica
photographer: Luis Gutierrez ( EcuFrame )
-Body Painters - Vann Godfrey/ Keith- Transformational
-Live Canvas Painting by : Gia & friends
21 w. ID - Sneakers are OK.
No DRUGS at CIELO, you will be escorted out
For the past 3 years TOCA NYC (brought to you by JustinJustin Toca and Monica Powell) produces a monthly costumed themed party "Toca Cielo" at the award winning club Cielo NYC in the Meat Packing District every 4th Friday of the month. We are a Brazilian "inspired" Tribal-Tech House party with live percussion that is layered with performer, drummers, and burlesque acts, body painting, live canvas painters that take everyone by surprise. Our over the top but approachable themes that anyone can get into, and hard core dancing crowd has awarded us one of the top underground parties in the NYC club scene by Time Out Magazine and Societe' Perrier. We rotate our DJ's and use only the best in NYC such as Marcos Carnaval, Charles Lima, Sid Vaga, Kenny Summit, Reality Engine, Mr. V, Steve Tek Gonzalez, Sabo, Luiz Campos, Carlol Ferraz, Michael Vieira, Emily Amanda, Mia Dangerfield, Terreyl Kirton, Miller Cruz, Fabio Soul, Thornato, 2Melo, G Brothers, Cloak Dagger, Heather McAlpin, Zara Amaral just to name a few. We always have Toca & the live Alé Alé drummers playing congas, african drums, cuica and small instruments. Depending on the night you will also run into samba dancers, capoeiristas, Chinese dragon performers, Hawaiian dancers, belly dancers, b-boys, burlesque performers, live canvas painting in the back yard, free body painters, hula hoopers, stilt walkers, violinist, saxophonist, hip-house rapper, live poets, jugglers, or a snake charmer. Our themes in the past that everyone dresses up for are the Gypsy, Santa Clown, Roaring 20's, Naughty-cal & Nice, Red Dragon, Hippie Woodstock, Crazy Circus, Carnaval Burlesque, AlienNation, Mellow Yellow Hawaii, and Dirty XXXmas, Grease, Wild Wild West, Heffner and Bunnies,and Polka Dots Stripes n' Checks S+M Fetish, Brazilian Gypsy, and Concrete Jungle just to name a few.
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Anyone can get on our reduced admission list by easily saying "Toca" @ the door/register on any night of our party. Costumes, and saying "Toca" get you priority at the door.
Upcoming "Toca Cielo" Parties:
Friday Dec 28
"Toca Cielo-Santa Clown" w/ Sabo and diLinky, come as your best X-mas inspired Clown Evil, Joyfull,or Sad
Free before midnight and reduced after..must say "Toca" @ the door..that's the guestlist.
Cielo Club 18 Little West 12th, NYC Meat Packing District
21 and over w. ID
CHECK OUT VIDEOS OF OUR LAST PARTIES:
"Toca Cielo-Red Carnaval":
"Toca-Cielo-Tropical Fiesta" produced for Carmel Productions Event: