Mash up your New Year! Bootie celebrates New Year's Eve, pirate mashup style! Smash-Up Derby
, Bootie's live mashup rock band, will help bring 2008 to a close with a special "Greatest Hits" set, counting down to midnight and ringing in the New Year with a pirate balloon drop, champagne toast, and a mashed-up version of "Auld Lang Syne!"
Resident DJs Adrian, Mysterious D, Party Ben
, and Dada
, will be playing the best mashups from the past year, and The Indra
's Pirate Girl Dancers will help you party like it's 2009!
Upstairs in the French Kiss Lounge, guest DJs Mykill
will be spinning a mix of mashups, electro remixes, and bootlegs. There will many other surprises as well, including pirate visuals courtesy of video artist III
, and free "Best of Bootie 2008" CDs for the first 300 people wearing skull-and-crossbones or pirate-wear! Dressing up is encouraged, but not required!
Launched in 2003, Bootie was the first club night in the United States dedicated solely to the burgeoning artform of the bootleg mashup -- and is now the biggest mashup event in the world, with monthly parties in six cities on two continents. Mixing and matching every conceivable musical genre, era, and style into one big dance party where everyone feels welcome, Bootie provides the soundtrack for the A.D.D. generation -- with free mashup CDs given away like candy!
Bootie's resident DJs keep your brain guessing and body dancing with creative song combinations, celebrating -- and satirizing -- the many different forms of music. Bootie showcases the best in mashup productions from around the globe and delivers them on the dance floor... because one song at a time just isn't enough!