7-8pm – LIZ REVISION: DJ set & presentation on Marketing, Branding & PR for DJs
8-9pm – ORVILLE KLINE from MIW: Intro to Digital DJing 101
9-10pm – JOSH “DOC” HELTON from MIW: Advanced Traktor
10pm-2am – Live Performance by Legendary DJ — Loco Dice w/Martin Buttrich, Livo & Roby
Friday, March 12, 7-10pm
Spy Bar, 646 North Franklin Street
MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKSHOP
HOSTED SKY VODKA BAR FROM 7-8PM
DJ’s, producers, and music lovers join us for a FREE Digital DJ Workshop sponsored by Native Instruments, Music Industry Workshop, and Guitar Center. Witness the new age of digital DJ technology: Friday March 12th 7pm-10pm @ Spybar Chicago. Activities include a FREE Digital DJ Workshop, Networking Reception, and Live DJ Showcases.
Native Instruments product specialist Josh ‘Doc’ Helton will showcase all the top features of the groundbreaking new Traktor Scratch Pro and Kontrol X1. Guests will be amazed at how this technology seamlessly integrates with existing DJ systems. Thomas Faulds and Music Industry Workshop instructors will host a Digital DJ 101 clinic that showcases the immense power and versatility of computer-based DJ technology.
There will be plenty of networking, refreshments, drink specials, free raffles, prizes, and giveaways including gift certificates, t-shirts, gear, and a hosted Sky Vodka Bar from 7-8pm. Professional DJ’s, instructors, and product specialists will be on hand to share tips and tricks with the audience.
Spy Bar invites everyone to stick around after the event for a special live DJ performance by Native Instruments sponsored legendary Loco Dice (www.locodice.com), and Martin Buttrich, with Livo and Roby.
“Chicago has one of the most vibrant DJ cultures in the world. But if we’re going to be competitive we have to stay current with all the new technology. Events like these are extremely important to Chicago DJs. Anyone who wants to get in the game or stay in the game needs to show up”
– Thomas Faulds, Chicago-based Artist, Producer, Electronic Music Guru.
(http://www.spybarchic…) Spybar Chicago is Chicago’s premier DJ venue. This 4,000 Sq Feet night club boasts one of the best sound systems in the country. Spybar showcases world renowned celebrity guest DJ’s and residents.
ABOUT NATIVE INSTRUMENTS
(http://www.native-ins…) Native Instruments is a leading manufacturer of software and hardware for computer-based music production and performance. Native Instruments is spearheading the digital DJ revolution.
ABOUT MUSIC INDUSTRY WORKSHOP
(http://www.miworkshop…) Celebrating 13 years, Music Industry Workshop is the area’s leading training and resource center for DJ technology, recording, mixing, digital music production, music business, live sound, and music video.
ABOUT GUITAR CENTER
(http://www.guitarcent…) Guitar Center is the leading United States retailer of guitars, amplifiers, percussion instruments, keyboards, pro-audio, recording, and DJ equipment.
Chicago Music Promotions
(http://www.chicagomus…) The Professional Social Networking Website for Music Fans, Artists & Djs.
Music Industry Workshop