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St Patricks House Party Weekender @ The GPO, Galway, Ireland
04 Mar 2002
Friday 15th March - Dj's Marshall Jefferson (Chicago), Noel Phelan, Dave
Ingham & Desy Balmer
Saturday 16th March - Dj's Kerri Chandler (NYC), Greg Dowling, Shane Johnson
& 091 DJs
Sunday 17th March - Stevie G, Kingsize, Cian O'Ciobhan & Cyril Briscoe
Club Doors 11pm Fri & Sun, 10pm Sat
Admission - Fri 10 Euro, Sat 15 Euro, Sun 10 Euro
Pub Trail DJs in Drum, Blue Note & Massimo From 9pm - Admission Free
Featuring Aran McMahon, Barry Redsetta, Graham Finn, Stevie G, Disconauts, Cyril
Briscoe, John French & More
Enter a competition on DHN to win passes. We are giving away 2 weekend passes and a pair of tickets for each night. Closing date is 12th March 2002 http://www.deephousenetwork.com/competitions.php. Thanks & shouts to Ken @ the GPO for the passes.
This coming St. Patricks weekend we have invited some of Irelands house music
DJ cognoscenti & two of the most influential International DJs / producers
to join us in Galway for what is loosely titled "the house party" a
weekend of pure house grooves. The main features of which take place in GPO nightclub
with the added bonus of DJs in all the bars on the pub trail Massimo, Blue Note
& Drum Bar.
Friday 15th March - Marshall Jefferson, Noel Phelan, Dave Ingham & Desy
Doors 11pm Adm. 10 Euro
Noel Phelan plays host on the mainfloor to "the godfather of house"
and true originator Marshall Jefferson. Back as far as 1986 / 87 Marshall was
responsible for producing two dance music classics "the house music anthem"
- "Move your Body" & Phutures "Acid Trax". In 1990 having
influenced and launched the careers of what reads like a whos who of dance music,
Ten City, Kym Mazelle, Frankie Knuckles, Steve "Silk" Hurley & Lil
Louis amongst others, Marshall took a 4 year sabbatical. He returned to his first
love DJing in 1994 & today 8 years later he is still one of the most in demand
DJs / producers worldwide. Nice & Nasty records Desy Balmer & Dave Ingham
spin an eclectic alternative in Drum bar from 9pm.
Saturday 16th March - Kerri Chandler, Greg Dowling, Shane Johnson & 091
Doors 10pm Adm. 15 Euro
This is the night for house music devotees as Corks finest Greg Dowling &
Shane Johnson team up once again with Kerri Chandler. Kerri has built up a huge
following in Ireland and this can be credited to his many appearances with Greg
& Shane at their legendary clubnight "Sweat" in Sir Henrys. These
are three DJs who have remained true to their beliefs, expect deep & soulful
"real" house music on the mainfloor.
Dropping hip hop breaks & beats Galways 091 DJs Frenchy, Lynam & Tiddlerz
take control of Drum from 9pm
Sunday 17th March -Early - Greg Dowling, Shane Johnson, Disconauts, Graham
Finn & Very special guests
Doors 12 noon - 6pm Adm. Free
Late - Cian O'Ciobhan, Cyril Briscoe, Stevie G & Kingsize
Doors 10.30 Adm. 10 Euro
Two very special treats in store, to ease the pain or maybe just an excuse to
continue the party, (it is Paddys day after all !) doors open again from
noon for the legendary "hangover service" but with a difference as Disconauts
Keith & Padraic, Greg & Shane, Graham Finn & "special" guests
(?) man the decks till 6pm. Later (from 9pm) Cian O'Ciobhan, Cyril Briscoe, Stevie
G & Kingsize take you into the late hours with a mix of r n'b, hip hop, funk,
soul & block party beats spread over two rooms.
For pre clubbing over the weekend check out Massimo, Blue Note & Drum bar
with DJs in all the bars from 9pm. Catch Aran McMahon, Stevie G, Disconauts, Graham
Finn, Barry Redsetta, Cyril Briscoe, Cian O'Ciobhan , John French & many more.
There are a few DJs given the title " Godfather of House" and while
most are deserving of the title, one stands out from the crowd as being the one
that defined house music. His name is Marshall Jefferson. Marshall has been there
since the beginning, when in 1986 he produced the platinum selling universally
acclaimed "house music anthem" - "Move Your Body" a record
first introduced by legendary club DJ Ron Hardy at Chicagos Music Box, seen as
a defining moment for house music. In 1987 he produced another house music classic
Phutures "Acid Trax" simultaneously launching the career of DJ Pierre.
Since then Marshall has continued to produce classic house music and has been
instrumental in launching the careers of many of dance musics most successful
DJs & Artists notably Ten City whose career he masterminded from '88-'92 co
writing & producing the classics "Devotion" & "That's the
way love is",
To add to his list of accomplishments Marshall has contributed to the success
of Kim Mazelle, Frankie Knuckles, Lil Louis, Felix da Housecat & Roy Davis
Jnr. amongst others.
So when finally we look at the house music spectrum in all its forms "deep
house, acid house, garage & techno" you can be sure he has influenced
Its 2002 and Marshall Jefferson is still one of the most in demand producers &
Influenced at a young age by his father Kerri Chandler has been DJing since he
was 9 years old & producing tracks in his own right from the tender age of
15. Growing up in New Jersey with Tony Humphries & Michael Watson he quickly
developed a rich understanding of the New York underground sound and became one
of the most successful artists of the last decade. Producing tracks for King St.,
Strictly Rhythm, Large, Nervous & his own Madhouse imprint Kerri has developed
his own unique style with a mastery of rhythm & space fusing vocals, rhythms,
heavy basslines and a thundering kickdrum.
Despite this success Kerri has always remained true to the spirit of the underground.
In demand worldwide Kerri spins a sublime mix of deep, soulful, vocal & latin
house, his goal is to enjoy what he does & to continue to make good house
music. One thing for sure is he will continue to startle us as he has done from
the very beginning with his first remix, redefining house music at every turn.
Kerri has established an enviable reputation with Irelands house music devotees
selling out venues on every visit.