Parish Group & Steelo Entertainment Present
J Boogie, Chuy Gomez, Pam the Funkstress (The Coup), Davey D, DJ Zita, Steelo
579 18th St
Oakland, CA, 94612
Doors 8:00 PM / Show 9:00 PM
This event is 18 and over
Celebrate 'The Town' on First Fridays. OAKLAND MASSIVE featuring some of the greatest DJs, live painting, artisan vendors, food and more!
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San Francisco resident DJ/producer J-Boogie has challenged the boundaries of music across genres, styles, languages and borders throughout his 20 year career. He speaks to his listeners, integrating musical genres like downtempo, hip-hop, dub, soul, reggae, funk, Latin, afro-beat, bhangra, dancehall, disco, dubstep, electro and house music.
You can hear his masterful mix of culture, soul, rhythm and beats through the award-winning radio show "Beatsauce" on KUSF 90.3fm & Brooklynradio.net, earning awards such as "Best Hip–Hop Radio Show" by SF Bay Guardian and "San Francisco's Best Radio & Club DJ" by citysearch.com.
J-Boogie has also earned himself worldwide success and a global fan base spinning DJ sets in countries like Colombia, India, Japan, and Spain, traveling in both the club and festival scene. He's been a featured artist at Coachella, Bonnaroo, Bumbershoot, Outside Lands, Treasure Island Festival, Earthdance, Harmony Festival, High Sierra Music Festival, Lighting in a Bottle, Sundance, Winter Music Conference, SXSW, Power to the Peaceful, the 2010 Winter Olympics plus tours with Bassnectar, Spearhead, Herbaliser and Widespread Panic.
By popular demand, J-Boogie's DJ skills have also landed him bookings in world-class clubs such as Turntables on the Hudson, APT, Cielo, Hudson Hotel, The Palms Hotel, Halo, 18th Street Lounge, The Nokia Theatre, Temple Bar, Afro Funke, Root Down, Firecracker, The Do Over, Deep LA and more.
Incorporating musicians and vocalists into a live band/DJ fusion set, J-Boogie has truly re-defined the concept of what it is to be a DJ. He brings this style to life with his band "Dubtronic Science" featuring a full horn section, Latin percussionists and MC's. Performing as a solo DJ or with the full band, J-Boogie is always guaranteed to get the party started.
You can hear the unique sounds of J-Boogie on a wide array of full length releases, DJ mixes, remixes, edits and compilations. He's released 5 artist projects on Om Records and is featured prevalently on the Om Lounge and Mushroom Jazz series. He's also worked with artists such as Alice Russell, Nickodemus, Rich Medina, Lyrics Born, Bassnectar, Ohmega Watts, Zion I, Crown City Rockers, Jazz Mafia, DJ Vadim, Miguel Migs, Goapele, People Under the Stairs, Karsh Kale, Mark Farina, and Vieux Farka Toure. Hear for yourself, and interact with J-Boogie online using the links below.
Over 20 years on the air waves in San Francisco / Bay Area! Industry ICON.
Pam the Funkstress (The Coup)
Pam the Funkstress was a student of the late DJ Prince of Charm. In addition to DJing, she owns and operates a successful catering business in Northern California.
Davey D is a nationally recognized journalist, adjunct professor, Hip Hop historian, syndicated talk show host, radio programmer, producer, deejay, media and community activist.
He is the founder and webmaster of Davey D’s Hip Hop Corner, which is widely considered to be one of the oldest and largest Hip Hop sites on the web, www.daveyd.com. The writings on his website are frequently referenced and quoted by journalists, scholars and professors and fans around the world.
Davey D is the co-founder and host of several of the most cited Hip Hop radio and online news journalism projects of all time, including Hard Knock Radio (HKR), an award-winning daily syndicated prime time afternoon show focusing on Hip Hop culture and politics. One of the first of its kind, the show originated in 1999 on KPFA 94.1 FM in the San Francisco Bay Area, and now can be heard in Seattle, Atlanta, Portland, Fresno and is streamed live on KPFA.org, reaching close to a million listeners daily.
Davey D has been a featured speaker at high schools, universities and community centers throughout the country. He speaks on topics ranging from Hip Hop to Politics to bridging the Digital Divide.
Davey D has been featured in close to 30 documentaries including, Letters to The President, Beef, Thug Angel and the Award Winning PBS Rap City Rhapsody. He is an internationally acclaimed Hip Hop scholar who has presented at top academic institutions and political, policy and music industry conventions worldwide. He is based in Oakland, CA.
Don't let this pretty face fool ya, DJ Zita is a straight monster on the ones and twos droppin some of the most body rockin hiphop, soul, funk, reggae, smooth groove sets in the Bay."
-Joseph Gross (ArtNowSF)
"It's rare to find a DJ today who pours as much love and who takes as much pride in her mixes as Zita. I've been honored to play alongside someone so creative, hardworking, and musically wise. And don't get it twisted––she isn't just a talented female DJ. She's a talented DJ. Period!"
-DJ Neta (Ital Selection Hi-Fi)
"DJ Zita adds Love, Passion, Dedication and the Aloha spirit to the DJ scene. She is as loyal to the music as she is to her friends. I look forward to seeing her keep shining in the Bay and everywhere else that she drops her unique, party-rockin' Zita steeze."
-Mr.E (Papalote Hi-Fi)
$7 Door Cover - Free before 10:30