Kid Koala will spin you right 'round with Vinyl Vaudville to El Club

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Don’t let the name, or fleece onesie, fool you. Eric San, aka Kid Koala, is not fucking around. The 43-year-old Kid Koala is a vinyl turntablist DJ, musician, and graphic novel author from Canada. He’s a member of alternative hip-hop supergroup Deltron 3030, and he’s performed with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Lovage, and Gorillaz. Aside from his ambitious collaborative efforts, San has made a career out of his ability to transform the turntable into a melodic instrument. This isn’t your typical rave, deep-house set. Among his many genre-bending skills, this dude can make Sinatra’s “Moon River” sound hip AF. 

Kid Koala will spin at El Club on Saturday, April 28; Doors open at 8 p.m.; 4114 W. Vernor Hwy., Detroit; 313-279-7382; elclubdetroit.com; Tickets are $20-$25.


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