Tonight, Bootie presents a showcase set from one of our favorite up-and-coming mashup producers, San Francisco's very own DJ Fox
. We love homegrown talent! At 11 PM, Bootie's house band, Smash-Up Derby
, makes its triumphant return from Beijing, China, where the band played several shows as part of Bootie Beijing. Also returning from China will be resident DJs and Bootie creators A+D. In the upstairs lounge, DJ Travis D will be previewing the upcoming Bootie Chicago party, and he'll be joined by DJ Boyshapedbox
. For the Midnight Mashup Show, it'll be the Bootie debut of Violet Death. Also at midnight, we'll be giving away free CDs of the recently-released "Ziggy Stardust Remixed" album.
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!
Resident DJs Adrian, the Mysterious D and Dada
keep your brain guessing and body dancing with creative song combinations, celebrating -- and satirizing -- the many different forms of music. Live Bootie mashup band Smash-Up Derby rocks the house at 11 PM. Guest mashup DJs from around the world are featured, and the infamous midnight mashup show showcases popular local drag and burlesque performers.