This weeks djin' schedule is looking good. My first spot is this Thursday at my resident spot in Wicker Park at Wicker Well, for Chi-Rock Thursdays featuring 6 acts and DJ RIOT. So its gonna be a good night to listen to some hip hop and have a brew. No cover all night. Take a look at the plugger.
Then Friday I make my way to The Bassment (1415 N. Ashland Ave. ) for Snow Tha Product Meet & Greet. Come on by from 3pm-5pm w/ a special treat of live performances!
then down the street to spin at Moe's Tavern 2937 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL 60618 for rap artist Virus The Epidemic EP Release Party!
Then Saturday I'm back at resident dj spot Wicker Well for the Manny Pacquiao vs Juan Manuel Marquez III fight!
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
This weekend with SHON ROKA and friends!
Shon Roka (pronounced Shaun Roca) the DJ also known as Shaun Ortega was born on the west-side of Chicago. He started gaining fame as a bboy in 1991 and later became a member of a well known crew called the BRICKHEADZ. He would perform for such artist and events such as The Roots, KRS One, Immortal Technique, Dougie Fresh, Common, Rhymefest, Cypress Hill, Pharoah Monch, Nas, Diddy, Mariah Carey, Taste of Chicago, Lollapolooza, Looptopia, B96 Summer Bash just to name a few. The BRICKHEADZ also won many breakin' competition nationally and internationally. While Shon Roka was being active as a bboy he was working on his craft of being a DJ. DJing for w/ Nike, Jordan, Under Armour, Adidas, Vans, Uprise (Chicago) Skateshop for numerous in-stores, sporting events, galleries and corporate outings. Also Shon Roka is a resident DJ post Covid in Chicago at McGee's, Tantrum, Imbibe and Harbee's. While being a DJ, he has been teaching music production and the Art of Skateboarding through Maggie Daley's After School Matters. Also known as Gallery 37. For more information contact via email.