Summer Lovin' 2016

Fresh Productions & Faculty of Funk proudly present… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ S U M M E R L O V I N ‘ 2 0 1 6 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Join us as we team up with some of Edmonton’s amazing artists for a night filled with fashion, art & of course, music to soothe the FUNKY SOUL! – Large venue very close to downtown, conveniently located in North Central Edmonton – 2 rooms (Main Room Ft. House/Breaks/Garage, 2nd Room Ft. Bass Music/Electro/Trap/Mashup/Breaks/DnB/Techno) – 3 bars – Multiple rest rooms – Ample parking – ATM – Licensed Venue – Huge PK Sound System Provided by Quantum Live Audio!! – Lighting by Full Effect Lighting – Visuals/Video Mapping by Brandon Dolinski -Decor by AwakeNLife! ***18+ w/ Government issued ID required*** ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FASHION SHOW Feat… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GLITTER BUBBLES FASHION & APPAREL ACCESSORIES BY BRAIN CANDY! Prepare to feast your eyes on the colorful costumes of Glitter Bubbles and the super cute, handcrafted accessories of Brain Candy, in a two part, theme packed fashion show. First show @10 pm second around midnight. ~~~~~~~~~~~ LIVE ARTISTS ~~~~~~~~~~~ TAMERA NEWTON Get lost in live art with Tamera Newton. Tamera Newton is an Edmonton artist who blends color and swirls on canvas to create amazing vibrant one of a kind art. Art pieces available to transform your home into a colorful oasis. LINDSEY PAYNE Born in Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories, Canada, Lindsey Payne is an Inuvaluk of Siglit and European descent. Her grandfather, Jimmy Jacobson, was an internationally recognized sculptor and artist. Lindsey was raised and educated in Alberta, lived in Yellowknife for a number of years, and now resides in Edmonton. Her paintings reflect the memories of her mother, and the stories of her childhood in Tuk. The Dreams Take Flight Charity has recently commissioned her work. Artzy Flowz Artzy Flowz is a flow arts crew that uses black light responsive paint for a unique visual experience! Watch as they create amazing works before your very eyes. But the art is only the half of it. You can also catch them rockin the beat at one of their super fun «Artz & Beatz» events! Check out their page on FB today! Patrick Ennis Patrick is an amzing artist who embraces the surreal aspects of realism. He paints galaxies, mindscapes and ideas, usually at a furious pace! His output is prolific and he’ll be sure to have plenty of interesting paintings at the show! ~~~~~~~~~~~~ SHOPPING ~~~~~~~~~~~~ There will be a number of pop-up shops with all sorts of hand crafted goodies to take home! Everything from art & jewelery to clothes & must have party essentials. Visit every booth so you don’t miss out on that perfect treasure that speaks to you! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ GET DOWN TO SICK BEATS WITH SOME OF EDMONTONS FINEST DJ’S INCLUDING… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ DJ TRIPSWITCH – Jackin’/Disco/Funky House [Spincat Records, Craniality Sounds, Disco Future Records, Banging Grooves, Visiomind Records, Disco Motion Records, House Lab, Body Movin Records] Dj Tripswitch is a veteran selector and house ****** who’s no stranger to the scene, with over 25 years experience under his belt performing all across western Canada and beyond at several festivals/events/residencies and guest spots over the years. Some highlights include shows at Summer Love (BC), Apex (BC) Motion Notion, Wild Cherry residency, Therapy/Y afterhours residency, Just to name a few. More recently Dj Tripswitch has been in the studio cooking up a string of successful releases on various top Jackin/Disco House Labels such as Body Movin Records, Whitebeard Records, Disco Future Records, Rhythm Mystic Recordings, Tasty Recordings, Craniality Sounds and more. And as a result was recently listed on Traxsource’s Top 100 Jackin House Producers of 2015 coming in at #70 as well as securing a track in the Top 200 Jackin House releases of 2015 with «Back For The Boogie» on Disco Future Records. Getting some serious love on the global house scene with play and chart support from heavy hitters like (Demarkus Lewis, Angelo Ferreri , Joey Chicago , Colette , Milty Evans and more). Dj Tripswitch hopes to continue the forward trajectory into the future with more funky business to come. Born in Scotland, and raised in Canada from the age of 3, always a music enthusiast from the early years on, going record shopping with his dad and renting out almost every piece of vinyl in the Edmonton public library were only signs of things to come, having a mother who was a singer in a band and also did vocals for various radio jingles was a huge inspiration and after being in the studio environment several times it’s safe to say he knew that this is what he wanted to do, and so began his life long passionate affair with sweet sweet music. The party is just getting started for Dj Tripswitch after a 25 year warm up, and a self imposed dad/studio sabbatical break .Dj Tripswitch is ready to get back into dispensing the funkier side of house music to those hard to reach places. T-BASS – House Boogie [Faculty Of Funk/Fresh Productions/Summer Luvin’] A master of the underground, T-Bass is a rare sight these days making every time he plays an all out gong show! The co-founder of Fresh Productions, this cat has been in the Edmonton underground scene since 2001 hosting all sorts of shows and residencies. T-Bass, one of the four core members in the Faculty of Funk, has the stuff to get you up so you can get on down! And it aint gonna hurt nobody, to get on down! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sound cloud mix to come!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ REZIDNT FUNK – Original G-Boogie Breaks/UKGarage/Funk House [Faculty Of Funk/Summer Luvin’/RaveCamp /^\] Since 2001 James a.k.a. Rezidnt Funk has been rocking the decks and microphone all over Western Canada. He plays an eclectic blend of House, Breaks, Garage, Turntablism & Bass music that will rumble your chest. With Vocals, Lyrics & MC’ing that will hype you up and create feelings that make you want to move. Starting with small club nights and guest spots around Edmonton, in 2004 he guest DJ’d for a good friend by the name of Steve Keddie A.K.A. DJ Tripswitch a local House Music DJ/Producer Legend, The night was called «Wild Cherry Wednesday’s» @ a bar on Whyte Ave called ‘Backroom Vodka Bar’ (The now defunct Twist Ultra Lounge). After rocking the club he was asked to become a permanent resident DJ there which turned into one of Edmonton’s longest running House & Break Beat club nights for 4 years running. After an amazing run of a club night James joined new Promotion Groups as well as started his own, The Sushi Crew, Haul-Air and Profunktion Productions. Bringing you the best in Electro, Breaks, House & Garage. These crew’s all linked up to bring you parties like, CLockWork, Back II Bassiks, Sync-RoniZ & Fellowship Of The Beats, plus NUMEROUS Club nights and parties bringing DJ’s from all over the world to share our love of music with friends. James has been very blessed when it comes to his dj’ing, he has had the pleasure of playing at some amazing music festivals including Motion Notion, Astral Harvest, SYNC, Mad Hatter Music Festival More. Also he is extremely greatful to haved opened for and played alongside such dj’s/producers as Deekline, Myagi, SmallTown DJ’s, The Auto Bots, General Midi, Josh The Funky 1, Satoshi Tomiie, Lady Waks, Atomic Hooligan, The Funk Hunters, Sticky Buds, DJ Dan, Tantric Decks, Whiskey Pete, Jelo, Hatiras & Many others. Watch out for James & The Faculty Of Funk in 2016 as it will be a year to remember! FEMME FUNK – Hump The Table Funk [Faculty Of Funk/Fresh Productions/Summer Luvin’] Originally from New Brunswick, Femme Funk found an instant love for house when she moved to Edmonton in 1999. Now…not everyone understands house music. It’s a spiritual thing, a body thing, a soul thing! Her goal with every set is to share that feeling with the friends around her. A music style that can vary in genre slightly but one thing remains the same YOU WILL WANT TO HUMP THE TABLE TO THAT FUNK LOL Now, as Norma McGuire, she is a singer/song writter with releases on Pop & Lock Records, Looking Glass Recordings, Sovereign House Records & Westway. The heavy hitter «Simmer» that she was featured in along side The Root Sellers, produced by the very talented Myagi, was featured in DJ Magazine. Co-founder of Fresh Productions, core member of Faculty of Funk, a boatload of shows and residencies under her belt, she is determined to bring Summer Lovin to its full potential with the help of all her amazing friends! Our community together as one to celebrate the beautiful things in life. P.L.U.R That’s what’s good!!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Check out Norma McGuire on Beatport, iTunes, Juno download! Soundcloud mix to come! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ HETEROCLITE – Funky Breaks [PüR LuV Entertainment/Zen Lounge] [het-er-uh-klahyt] has always had a passion for electronica since a young age. His passion was jump started in the 90s with dance music; as he aged he gravitated towards Electronica of all kinds. At the young age of 15 he started hitting the afterhours clubs, raves and private parties where his love of music grew. He took on a new appreciation for all genres placing high importance on track selection and mixing styles. While UK Hardcore is where his passion is he mixes a wide variety of genres, which usually include everything in and around the Bpm range for the set he’s playing. Drawing from his 90s dance influence and eclectic tastes his sets are always high energy, unique and guaranteed to include a little old school flavor. Being a rising star this is someone to keep an eye on as time goes by! Heteroclite [het-er-uh-klahyt] – a person or thing that deviates from the ordinary rule or form. JAY SILVER – Real Deep House! [Connect:d/Bit On The Side] Heavily influenced by the sounds of Chicago, Detroit, UK, and France – Jay Silver’s sets are always a rollercoaster of the best Deep House music these iconic locales are known for. NATTIKK – Jungle/DnB [Y Afterhours, Varient, Yessnattikk] DJ/Producer/Vocalist/Multi-instrumentalist; Nattikk has been making music in one form or another since he was a young boy. This passion for music that was so evident early on, lead him to music school where he honed his skills as musician and vocalist. DJing came shortly after and was a natural progression for Nattikk. Straight away, he was amassing a substantial vinyl collection in little time, and opening for artists of note within a year. As a DJ, Nattikk has opened for some of the biggest acts in the world: Krafty Kuts, Z-Trip, Feed Me, Scream, Stanton Warriors, Excision, AC Slater, Nero, Mt. Eden, Dillon Francis, Bro Safari, and many more. Currently, Nattikk’s sets consist mostly of Drum and Bass, from symphonic dance floor bouncing liquid to hard jumping bassy jungle. You can catch this man throwing it down Fridays at Y Afterhours. Also, be sure check for him at various clubs and events around the city and beyond. DJ B-RYCE – Trap/MashUp [O2’s WHYTE AVE] This new up and ***** is making some noise in the city right now! Watch out for this young man because you will be seeing more of him! Already landing residencies in some big clubs around the city. He’s ready to get down! ANDRU JOSEPH (DrUjO) – ECLECTIC TURNTABLISM [MOBILE BEAT DJ’S, MBES] From the heart of Vancouver BC, Andru Joseph has forever been apart of the Music since an early age. For the last 15 Years Andru has been Spinning all over western Canada rocking the Dance floors in hundreds of venues, giving thousands of party people an experience of a lifetime and a night to remember. Spinning the worlds Hottest House, Electro & Top 40 Mashups Music has to offer! Starting at such a Young age, Andru Started the passion for Music and mixing his own talent into more the one dimension. Producing music like nothing done before. Spinning Along side the top DJ’s in Edmonton, Vancouver & Calgary. Andru’s limits are endless! Starting out with nothing but a Pair of Technics and a crate of Vinyl, Andru’s Passion for music begins and along comes endless possibilities. 15 years later, Andru has been a Resident DJ in every top rated club in Edmonton. Opening for international DJ’s such as Deadmau5, Kaskade, MC Flipside, Ian Carey, Tommy Trash, Fedde Le Grand, Deekline, Laidback Luke, Steve Angello, Sebastian Ingrosso, Dirty South, Nadia Ali, Titsworth and many more. OH ACES – Bass/Junlge/DnB/Turntablism [Funk Bunker, Jungle Fever, Gouranga] Edmonton’s ragga jungle specialist. Right hand man of Dj dreadnought at the Funk Bunker, has opened for/shared the stage with the worlds biggest DnB acts at festivals and clubs all over western Canada. POUND STERLING – Funky/Tribal/House/Breaks [INDEPENDANT] Pound Sterling is crafting with the latest technology and equipment a new creative and intuitive way to perform and connect with the crowd, feeling the vibes and spinning off in new direction with a whole new vision on performance and appreciation. Honing his skills in on the Traktor S8, Stems, Remix Decks and Fx, Pound Sterling delivers to you a revolution in Music Culture and performance. Ben Carter born and raised in Portsmouth. UK. Spent many years educating the ears in the European music scene bright eyed and bushy tailed. Promoting, Producing and Partying with the best of them, at venues all over the world. Heavily influenced by his musical experiences and formal education (Dave Spoon/Shadow Child), its now time to lay down some serious sound, The Sound of Pound Sterling a never ending eclectic journey. Pound Sterling played @ Punisher Dirt, Rock and Endurance Racing Festival Summer 2015 Performed @ Bentagain Bar Boats and Hoes Party Summer 2015 Guest performance @ Bolli Imports December 2015 Now taking residency in the heart of Edmonton, Alberta, Canada POPPA SQUATS – Funk/Breaks/Bass [UBK/Tycho Records] Twitter: @PoppaSquats Poppa Squats is a DJ/Producer from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. With heavy influences of glitch hop, funk, breaks and drum & bass – he amalgamates original and remixed material with both fresh and classic tunes he’s found from all over the world to create a bass-filled, funky adventure on the dance floor. He first hit the charts on both Beatport and Additech with his single «Party Over Here» which was released on the compilation «Tychology Vol.2» by Tycho Records out of Calgary, Alberta. Watch out for his debut EP coming out in March 2016 courtesy of UBK records! YAZNIL – Bass Music [FuLL Effect Lighting] Andrew Lindsay has been involved in the world of music for a good portion of his life. As he grew older he was introduced to the Electronic scene, it forever changed his perception of what music could be and the freedoms involved. Being addicted to bass in all forms of music he slowly discovered that there were a wide range of genres with a massive bass influence and he quickly started playing around with as many genres as possible. Unable to choose one specific genre he decided that he would just play them all. Along with his love for a high energy performance he quickly became known for his fast paced and multi genre mixing which creates ever changing sets where you never know what to expect other then its gonna go hard **** and keep you dancing till the music stops. SHRED POOL – House/Techno/Low Tempo [FreeLove] Up and coming DJ Residing in Edmonton with a deep passion for rhythm and the way its expressed. Smooth baselines, psychedelic elements and a beat everyone can appreciate Shredpool brings a professional attitude and a love for a melody he wishes to share with you. ~~~~~THE BIRTHDAY GIRL~~~~~ K-STYLEZ – Funky Birthday Breaks [Independent] K-Stylez is no stranger to rocking dance floors in Edmonton AND… It’s her birthday! What better way to celebrate then @ Summer Luvin’ 2016! Come check her out as she rocks the room once again! ~~~~~THE BIRTHDAY GIRL~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ FOOD BANK DONATION CONTEST ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ We will be doing a food bank donation draw again this year. Every donated item gets you a ticket to enter into a draw to win a gift basket filled with these great things: Massage certificate for a 60 min massage at active healing massage. A hundred dollars in gift certificates to one the rocks bar and restaurant. A cut and style at Salon Front. Three manicures From TD Nail Salon. Four hours of tattoo time at Pure Artistry tattoo and Hair!!!!!!and a grift pack from Quantum Leaf! Consolation prize of a solid hair colour at pier artistry tattoo and here as well as a manicure at TD nail salon. Support Edmonton Food Bank and possibly get a little something for you! 😉 Official after party at Y After Hours! Your wristband from Summer Lovin will get you 50% off at the Y!! Experience a throw back like no other as we take you back, way back. Back to a time when all you needed to get through was a little therapy from this guy. Thats right people! TRIPSWITCH!! in the main room of the Y, tagging with non other than his friend of many moons T-BASS!!☀️ We will also be having a super fun mash-up in the basement featuring Adnru Joseph B Ryce K Styles vs Femme Funk Shwag Dankus vs CloudBuster Event page with all the details to come! Whooo wee we gonna keep on rockin till the break of dawn! ~~~~~~~ TICKETS ~~~~~~~ Tickets available at these fine retailers: Foosh Audio and Apparel 10544-82ave (Whyte Ave) Quantum Leaf 11727-Jasper Ave Bogart’s pipes & papers 9006-132ave ONLY $17 in advance!!!!! (+ service fee) , MORE @ The Door. Save the service fee and Contact any of the Promoters, Artists or DJ’s/Producers for tickets as well!! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ MISSION STATEMENT ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Our mission is to come together with everyone we can for the love of Art, Fashion and of course, Music. To live, laugh, love, dance, sing and create amazing memories that will last a lifetime. P.L.U.R. & R.O.A.R. In FULL EFFECT! No Drugs, Thugs, Bad Attitudes or BAD VIBES! Come in Peace & Leave in Peace. | Contact | Privacy | Terms