The Sunnyside Pavilion has been a historical Toronto social activity spot since the late 1800's
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WEDNESDAY . JUNE 30th . 2010
Boogie Inc., Milk., Garage 416, Richard Brooks Events, Pop Cult
*CANADA DAY HOLIDAY SPECIAL EVENT!* (no work on thursday!)
Under the sun, moon & stars with the legendary…
KENNY 'DOPE' GONZALEZ - Masters At Work . NYC
Three-time Grammy nominated Kenny Dope, one of the most prolific artists of the modern music age, has been entertaining and astounding the masses alike with his fusion of house, hip-hop, Latin, jazz, soul, and broken beats. Known as a living encyclopedia of beats, Kenny Dope is a purveyor of sonic masterpieces.
In 1990 after an introduction by Todd Terry, Kenny and Little Louie Vega immediately hit it off and began a creative partnership appropriately dubbed “Masters At Work”. As the MAW sound became more pervasive in clubs, they became more sought after by artists and labels, eventually remixing and producing artists such as R. Kelly, Janet Jackson, Daft Punk, Barbara Tucker, India, Luther Vandross, BeBe Winans, George Benson and many, many more.
Kenny Dope’s breakthrough as a solo artist came with the recording of the breathtaking Bucketheads album in 1995. A track called The Bomb! (These Sounds Fall Into My Mind) was the standout track, fulfilling Kenny’s ambition to make something raw, something that was fun. Following the success of the Bucketheads album, Kenny took a break from his solo career, focusing on his collaborative work with Vega. The Nuyorican Soul album marked a particularly important moment, and had Kenny Dopes unerringly creative imprint written all over it.
For the last decade Kenny Dope has had his hands full releasing literally thousands of tracks, remixing hundreds of singles, and globe-trotting to DJ all over the world. In his production work, Kenny consistently shows his distinctive ability for programming superior beats while blending a myriad of music styles to deliver the ultimate mix. With his long-established reputation as a DJ extraordinaire, Kenny showcases a melting pot of house, jazz, funk, soul, and hip-hop while keeping the show colorful, energetic and soulful. While production and touring account for most of his time, Kenny has also established Kay-Dee Records with Scottish funk DJ legend Keb Darge.
Whether its sitting behind the control board, playing to his followers, or searching for the next great re-release classic, the beat master will continue to shine as the MASTER AT WORK! Join us at Sunnyside Pavilion as we celebrate Canada Day under the sun, moon and stars with the legendary KENNY ‘DOPE’ GONZALEZ!
- ALONGSIDE TORONTO’S FINEST –
FELIX & GANI - milk.
THE SNO-MEN * DJs Mark & Steve - boogie inc.
DIRTY DALE - twisted . warehouse jacks
RICHARD BROOKS - chorduroy music
ALI BLACK - love bizarre
1755 Lakeshore Blvd. West, Toronto
- DOORS OPEN AT 8PM -
- TICKETS -
Limited $20 AVAILABLE @ http://www.milkaudio.com/web/store_main.php
*ADVANCED TICKETS ARE HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! PRIORITY ENTRY WITH NO TIME RESTRICTIONS!*
- GUEST LIST -
If you would like to be added to the Boogie Inc. "Reduced cover until 11pm" guest list please do the following:
- Send first & last names of your group to: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Make subject of your email: "GUEST LIST – KENNY DOPE"
- List names one on top of the other
- 02 / #104971
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