July 20, 2012 (8 p.m.—10 p.m.)
PEACE GO WITH YOU, GIL: A Celebration of Gil Scott-Heron w/Miguel Atwood-Ferguson, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Bobbito, Dwight Trible, Shafiq Husayn and more!
350 South Grand Ave.
Holy shit. I’m gonna be performing Gil Scott-Heron spoken word in front of a gigantic audience in Los Angeles alongside a bunch of my friends.
July 21, 2012 (10 p.m. — 5 a.m.)
theLIFT w/King Britt, Wiseacre & Jeremy Sole, “The Philly Special”
SECRET LOCATION! Check Facebook for more info
$10 before 11:30 p.m.; $20
Visit number three should trump visits one and two, without a doubt. Salute to theLIFT crew for keeping your man in mind. And on top of that, I’ll be rocking alongside my man, my mellow, and my next door neighbor, King Britt.
July 25—31, 2012
SOUTHPORT WEEKENDER PRESENTS SuncéBeat 3 w/DJ Harvey, Francois K, Atjazz, Dimitri from Paris, Dennis Ferrer, Alex Barck (Jazzanova), DJ Spinna, DJ Lefto, Phil Asher and more!
The Garden Tisno, Croatia
£105 per person (go to event link to purchase tickets)
Last time I participated in Southport Weekender was #41, and it was incredible. Who knows which number this one is, but I’m glad to be included, and looking forward to my first trip to Croatia.
August 3, 2012 (11 p.m. — 4 a.m.)
UNITED GROOVE w/Mr. Mendel
Korte Leidsedwarsstraat 26-1, Amsterdam
9 euros at door
First time rocking solo alongside my man Mr. Mendel, an extremely talented young Dutch DJ, also, an important part of Waxwell Records, one of Amsterdam’s most longstanding record collector shops.
August 10, 2012 (11:55 p.m. — 6 a.m.)
WHAT THE FUNK w/Freeworker & Aurrrelio
109 Rue Oberkampf, Paris
10 euros before 1 a.m.; 12 euros after 1 a.m.
I really love DJing in Paris, and this will be my third go-round with the What The Funk crew. Looking forward to another night of gigantic records, a super-responsive dance floor, and another chance to prove to Paris that I need to be there more often.
August 15, 2012 (10 p.m. — 4 a.m.)
PROPS w/DJ AKALEPSE
(Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St., New York
Free before 10 p.m.; $10 after 10 p.m.
Me & Lepse continue fighting the good fight on Wednesday nights in NYC! Each and every week for going on 10 years now! no filler, no radio fluff...strictly bangers, and strictly para tu. Free before 11pm every week kids. LPR.
August 24, 2012 (9 p.m. — 3 a.m.)
LEISURE STUDIES PRESENTS RICH MEDINA + KON
500 North 14th St., St. Louis
Super excited about rocking alongside one of the most slept on DJ talents in the business today, my good friend Kon (Kon & Amir On Track/Off Track). Haven’t been in STL in a minute, and more than happy to share the stage with this guy.