Seminole Heights’ restaurant Ella’s hosts election night watch party with plenty of alcohol and DJs

As a matter of fact, your first beer could be free.

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Photo via Ella's Americana Folk Art Cafe

This election day, some of us will absolutely have to be surrounded by people. Just, please, plan to be incredibly safe about it. And if you feel the need to go out to watch election coverage, but would also like to drink and hear some music on wax, you may be in luck.

Tomorrow, Nov. 3, Ella’s Americana Folk Art Cafe in Seminole Heights hosts its own election watch party. The TVs will be on for you to clench your butt cheeks, and DJs Stephanie “Stephmoney” Powers and Scott Imrich (pictured) will be spinning vinyl from 7 p.m-10 p.m.

Oh, and you get a free draft if you come in with your “I voted” sticker. The music that shall spin will be eclectic enough to please fans of soul, old school hip-hop, and indie artists. Appropriately, the theme of the three-hour long set will be “change.”

“‘You Haven’t Done Nothin’' by Stevie Wonder is my song of the night and will be dedicated to 45,” Powers, a contributor to this newspaper, said.

Needless to say, masks are required, and all safety protocols will be followed. Supporters of all candidates are welcome, but please, for shit’s sake, be civil, and just follow the cafe’s rules and gather safely.

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Josh Bradley

Josh Bradley is Creative Loafing Tampa's resident live music freak. He started freelancing with the paper in 2020 at the age of 18, and has since covered, announced, and previewed numerous live shows in Tampa Bay. Check the music section in print and online every week for the latest in local live music.
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