Virtual DJ Dance Party
Every night at 9PM
The hottest new club is Club Quarantine, formed by recording artist Andrés Sierra, artist/producer DJ Casey MQ, comedian Brad Allen, and digital creative Mingus New. Club Quarantineis an underground queer nightclub hosted every night of the new socially distanced reality from 9PM to 12AM on ZOOM, which they chose so that all participants who join can be seen and have their moment in the spotlight. To join, look for the ZOOM conference code in their Instagram bio at 9PM every night.LEARN MORE
FRIDAY, JULY 3 at 7:30PM
With clubs forced to shutter their doors during the pandemic, DJs have taken to the digital live stream and their front porches. In this session, Oakland’s DJ Leydis and D.C.’s Kristy la rAt come together for a virtual event hosted by Smithsonian Folklife Festival: Beyond The Mall. Spinning off each other’s tunes, they invite you to dance and groove through your living rooms from coast to coast and everywhere in between. Don't miss their Beyond The Mall party on July 3, "Latina DJs Holdin' It Down!", which will be live on Facebook and YouTube with real-time captioning and ASL interpretation provided.LEARN MORE
D-Nice is doing his part to keep social distancers entertained during the coronavirus pandemic. Back in March, the DJ/beatboxer/rapper/producer/photographer hosted an epic virtual dance party on Instagram that drew more than 100,000 viewers, including celebrities like Michelle Obama, Missy Elliott, Gabrielle Union, Drake, Bernie Sanders, Rhianna, Joe Biden, Jada Pinkett Smith, and many more. Even the New York Times couldn't resist the action.
Stay tuned to his Instagram to watch the next Club Quarantine show or enjoy some of his past sets, including the 4-hour afterparty for last weekend's BET Awards.LEARN MORE
Redefining the word remix, this Detroit native is a renaissance woman indeed. A DJ, vocalist, and producer, she has truly earned the moniker, “Rimarkable” after rocking crowds on international dance floors for over two decades. In the company of world stars such as George Clinton or Madonna or even legendary DJ colleagues (Gene Farris, Yuksek, Bonobo, Francois K, Super Flu, and Hyenah), or wowing dance floor crowds on Boiler Room TV, her unique sound becomes ceremony with a witches’ brew of House and Techno, in a Soul, Funk, and Disco cauldron.LEARN MORE
DJ/producer Statik Selektah and emcee Termanology have connected on a new album “1982: The Quarantine”. Statik laced the project with smooth organic sounding beats and Terminology lays down relevant substantive rhymes, creating some timeless music.
There is a nice mix of features with legacy artists and new flame with CJ Fly, Kota the Friend, Marlon Craft, Uno Fev, Grafh, Lil Fame, and Tek contributing among others.WATCH & LISTEN
Over the last decade, the LA-based producer and founder of the music label Young Art Records has helped define the sound of modern dance and beat music. TOKiMONSTA's futuristic sound is embedded with hip-hop instrumentals, pop, R&B soul, house, and IDM.
Her latest album, Oasis Nocturno, was released this March, and invites the listener to embark on a journey from the dance floor to self-reflection and rest.LEARN MORE
The Haitian-born Canadian DJ Kaytranada has created a 5.5–hour Spotify playlist to get your party going.
Kaytranada has collaborated with artists like Mary J. Blige, Kendrick Lamar, and Anderson Paak. His most recent album, Bubba, came out the end of last year, sharpening his sound and collaborative process, featuring a diverse array of artists like Kali Uchis, Mick Jenkins, and VanJess.LISTEN
And last (but not least!) on this list, we want to spotlight DJ hobbyist and multi-talented Princeton native John Thompson. His virtual happy hour sets and live performances (you may have seen him at the Princeton Juneteenth Block Party) help us feel closer to our local artistic community, even while in lockdown.WATCH