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Bryan's Bday Boogie features an incredible lineup of house legends and scratch masters!
House music legend Gene Hunt and world champion scratch masters Vinroc & Shortkut are coming for one night only. This is a can't miss show!
Support: Bryan Boogie
In the lounge: Mario Dubbz, Heather Besos
Newly upgraded Void Acoustics audio system.
Gene Hunt is truly one of Chicago’s Pioneers in the house music industry since the early 80s. He has been one of the top jocks moving and educating crowds and music lovers for the past 25 years of his career. Playing at the hottest venues around the world such as The Music Box, Medusas, Green Dolphin, Smart Bar, Metro, the Mid, XOXO – UK, Hectors Lounge – Scotland, Dimensions Festival – Croatia, Field Maneuvers – Oxford UK, 212 – Leeds and many more. This legend has worked with some of the heaviest hitters in the game, such as, Ron Hardy, Frankie Knuckles, Farley Jack Master Funk, and Kenny Dope of M.A.W.
Gene has appeared as headliner at many festivals such as; Outside Lands, Glastonbury, Firefly, and Coachella in the Heineken Dome and performed at Chicago’s own Summer Dance, down town. Nominated in 2016 and 2 times back to back winner of the NBC Chicago Music Award, Gene was listed as number one in 2011 for top dance album in the United Kingdom, with his “Dance Track Volume One” album. He’s performed at Boiler Room London and Boiler Room Chicago. He won the Global Mix Award, and performed at the Congress Theater who then, was interviewed for the release of the History of House Music Chicago LP CD and DVD. Gene also has a custom line of headphones designed by his very self for some of the top house & hip hop legends in the industry; he was also the apprentice of the late legendary Ron Hardy US Studio, so keep a lookout!
Founder of ThatsThatlabel.com, Vinroc aka Vincent Punsalan, started his career in music at the age of 10. He discovered his passion for music through DJing. Growing up across the river from Manhattan in Jersey City, he was influenced by the melting pot of music that New York City had to offer – Hip Hop, House, Reggae Dancehall and everything else in between. A former two time world champion DJ and a producer, DJ Vinroc relocated to the west coast in 1997 to the Bay Area. Based on the west coast He began working with and performing with some of the most celebrated DJs in the music industry: tour dates alongside DJ Z-trip, The Beat Junkies, Kid Capri, DJ Qbert and Mix Master Mike just to name a few. He has even had the privilege to speak on a DJ panel at a hip hop summit with the late Jam Master Jay and flanked by Africa Bambaataa. He has also been featured in numerous publications including URB magazine, The Source, XXL, the cover of DJ times, and Rolling Stones throughout his career.
Vinroc represents two DJ super groups on each coast: 5th Platoon from New York City and the Triple Threat DJs from the Bay Area, whose members include celebrated mixtape DJ Neil Armstrong as well as Former ISP member DJ Shortkut. Currently Vinroc is focusing on music production and has had the privilege to do remixes and production for Talib Kweli, Black Thought of The Roots, Bay Area soul siren Goapale, and Souls of Mischief. True to the Bay Area’s independent musical spirit, Vinroc runs the distribution and promotion of his own projects and has culminated into the launch of ThatsThat. Vinroc’s current projects include contributing to the instrumental Album called “Ethni-Cali: Music inspired by California”, as well as new music from various artists that he works with and 2 albums called “The Revealing” and the “Vinstrumentals” beat project. He works out of his studio in the East Bay.
A founding member of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz and Triple Threat DJ crews, Shortkut is one of the West Coast's most respected turntablists. Born Jon Cruz, Shortkut began DJing in 1987 at the age of 12 and soon joined his first DJ crew, Just 2 Hype!, shortly thereafter. At 18 he helped found the Invisibl Skratch Piklz with Mix Master Mike, Q-Bert, and DJ Disk. The Piklz went on to become one of the most influential DJ crews of the '90s, leading Shortkut to a membership in the Beat Junkies and remixes for Ras Kass and Ozomatli. In 2003, Shortkut's other longstanding DJ group, Triple Threat, issued its debut album, Many Styles.
Bryan Boogie is a Chicago born, San Francisco DJ and producer of underground house and techno. As a DJ of over 20 years, he is armed with a fresh new sound and is equipped with the technical dexterity of a turntablist. With his recent performances at the Kazbah stage at Burning Man and the Heineken Dome at the Firefly Music Festival, this year is poised to be another remarkable year for this multi-talented globe-trotting artist. Boogie has played for crowds in many global destinations like Los Angeles, New York, Miami, Chicago, Las Vegas, Hawaii, Greece, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taipei, Manila, Boracay Island and many others. In the studio he utilizes his audio engineering degree and talent for technology with Grammy winning artists and house music legends. As one half of the DJ / production duo Set In Stone, he and his partner Papa Lu recently climbed Beatport and Traxsource charts with their first EP entitled Bad One on Miami based record label PetFood. With many more projects slated for release this year, Bryan Boogie shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon.
* Safety requirements as of 7/27/21. This will be updated if any changes are made. *
Unfortunately, due to the recent outbreak of the COVID-19 Delta variant, we have to make some changes to our entry + mask requirements to ensure patron, staff, and community safety.
- Proof of full vaccination required
- We are currently not accepting negative tests in place of this.
We recommend setting up your QR vaccine record:
- Required when interacting with staff (entry, ordering at the bar)
- Recommended elsewhere, but not required
Getting there: We're just an 8 min walk from Powell BART
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