Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner and it's a time where football and partying come together as one. With that said, 1OAK's annual Super Bowl party is without a doubt the place to see and be seen. The super hot, celeb studded party is going down on February 2nd at JAX Brewery located at 620 Decatur St. in New Orleans, LA. The night will include music by Mick Boogie and in true 1OAK fashion, there just might be some surprise performers as well as guests to get the debaucherous festivites going.
Watch the 1OAK NOLA trailer and for more information and tickets visit here.
If the names Willi Ninja, Dorian Corey, Pepper LaBeija, and Venus Xtravaganza sound the slightest bit familiar, then you've likely seen the 1991 documentary Paris Is Burning. Paris Is Burning explores the early underground ballroom community and its importance in the development of the LGBT community. The film's producer, Jennie Livingston, sheds light on the many competitive categories in the underground scene.
Fast forward to the year 2013. Every Tuesday night on West 39th street in Manhattan, you can still get an intimate view of the ballroom scene at club Escuelita. With the beats of DJ Mike Q spinning in the background under the vocals of Legendary Kassandra Ebony and others, Vogue Knights kicks into full effect just shy of midnight. Founder, Jack Mizarhi (given house name) started the event over a year ago. Dashaun Wesley (also known as the Legendary Dashaun Evisu Wesley) has been active in the scene since 1998. "I was interested in finding the Village Area," says the humbled 5'11 athletic built beau. "I saw people doing this dance on Christopher Street called voguing and I just watched and followed." Since then, Wesley has gained international recognition for his involvement in the ballroom community. He is currently one of the emcees and judges for the event.
This Saturday, January 26, Electric Beach welcomes a rare NYC appearance by German DJ/Producer, Moguai. He's been on the electronic music scene for more than a decade, and his DJ skills can prove it.
Inspired by the musical surroundings of the Ruhr area in Germany, including the sounds of Kraftwerk, he found his way as a DJ into the rave scene. Since then, he has created a distinct sound of his own leaving his mark on the musical map while those listening and dancing easily become enthralled by the man behind the decks.
Just after announcing its 2013 roster of superstar DJ talent, Wynn Las Vegas is kicking things off this week during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. Wynn is taking over Park City Live, formerly Harry O's, as the prime spot for non-film related entertainment. XS, Tryst, and Surrender nightclubs along with Encore Beach Club present Afrojack, Avicii, Cedric Gervais, Nero and more, January 17-21.
Thursday, January 17 marks the start of the festivities as the Powder Awards after party kicks off with British electronic music sensation NERO. Saturday, January 19, Swedish powerhouse Avicii hits the booth, Sunday, January 20, catch multi-award winning, platinum-selling producer Afrojack, and closing out the week on Monday, January 21, French house music DJ and producer Cedric Gervais, a new addition to the Wynn residency roster in 2013, hits the decks and will be joined for a special performance by hip hop recording artist, 2 Chainz.
For more information and tickets visit here.
Tonight be sure to check out Color of Sound, an art exhibition surrounding the Shoalin Jazz musical exploratory by Gerald Watson and DJ 2 Tone Jones melding the poetic raps of the legendary Wu-Tang Clan with some of Jazz's greatest instrumentals.
Tonight's gala is also presented by art crew Brooklyn Wildlife and Bushwick's Fuchs Projects, a NYC art space that seeks to preseverse, produce and showcases the work of emerging and mid-career artists.
Photographer Chris Carr of BK Wildlife plans to be in attendance to document tonight's event while artist Aniekan Udofia exhibits a visual interpretation of the Shoalin Jazz sound with an exclusive installation. Doors open at 8PM and complimentary cocktails will be provided by Chairman's Reserve Rum.
Santos Party House welcomes back Electric Beach resident, dBerrie along with opening set by Live City. Since his regular gigs at Santos, dBerrie has turned his musical career into something more. From DJing celeb parties to the dance floors in Ibiza, he's ready to bring down the House this Saturday, January 19th!
If you've ever witnessed a dBerrie set, you know it's filled with his distinctive DJ and production style in which he focuses heavily on the breadth of musical genres on which he was raised to craft his progressive house tracks. Not only have his records gained support from heavyweights such as Tiesto, David Guetta, Fedde Le Grand, Paul Oakenfold, Ferry Corsten, Sidney Samson, Deniz Koyu, and Swanky Tunes, he also has releases on Ultra Records. His most recent release, “Voices” (Flamingo Recordings), was featured on Tiesto’s “Club Life” Episode 280.
STK, the luxe steakhouse located inside The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, is ready to get things amped in the New Year. The resto has prepared a fierce DJ line-up for its weekly industry Appreciation Dinner Party, “Magnum Mondays: Because Size Matters.”