PINK PARTY feat. SUNSHINE JONES, CANDICE B, & JOSH HUGHEY
!!!PINK, PINK,PINK!!! Everyone dress in pink at this event. Pink clothes .Pink Hair !!!PINK ,PINK,PINK!!!
9-10 Josh Hughey of Earthtone Sound System
10-11 DJ Candice B
11-2 a.m Sunshine Jones of Dubtribe Sound System
Joe Acolyte.....when he feels like it;)
SUNSHINE JONES BIO
Tokyo was a fantastic beginning for his solo work, which has taken him to Sugar in Adelaide, Australia, up the coast to Byron Bay, and Brisbane. The Family Music Festival in Osaka where he played beside Danny Krivit was inspirational, and The Metamorphose festival in Tokyo, where performing for 16,000 people completely blew his mind.
Sunshine spent the 1990s touring the united states in a van as one half of Dubtribe Sound System, and as creative director of Imperial DUB Recordings. He left the 90s glad to see them go, but worried about the decade ahead. The turn of the century saw the end of his long term partnerships with IDR, and his musical partner Moonbeam. After working with BMG/Jive, and Defected Records,
Sunshine took a long break. He discarded his associations, and tried to raise his son in a halcyonic state of idle in a San Francisco suburb. When that proved to be impossible, sunshine searched his soul, and wrote seven tracks in seven days, an exercise intended to purge himself of the bullshit which was crushing him. I worked pretty well, and the album was released on King Street in 2006.
In early 2007, frustrated with the limitations of CD turntables, and the confused pile of hand scrawled CD's all over his house, Sunshine made the move to mixing with a laptop. Using a Allen and Heath XONE:92 DJ Mixer to connect a mic and some effects, and a MacBook Pro running Traktor DJ Studio Pro, Sunshine found he was excited about mixing records again. "I haven't been this excited about music since I first learned how to program a sequencer." And it shows. No stale, up-tempo computer mixes for you Sunshine has been challenging what dance music even is, often never raising the tempo above 118 bpm, he uses musical force, live vocals, live percussion, loops, and effects rather than simply beating the crowd to death with something fast or hard. Difficult and provocative as always,
Sunshine has eaten his hat and embraced the modern definition of independent music and it's current format.
From the start of 2007 Sunshine has been a monthly resident at Love in New York City, a quarterly resident at Club Five in Washington DC, and reforging his relationships with friends from all over the US. 2007 brought inspirational trips to Florida where he blew the Plazma Lounge apart, and rocked Paradise with Jask of Thai Soul. He also performed at Muzique modern with Moby, Kudu and King Britt at the Highland Ballroom, Hosted the devastating Sunday Soul NYC: Voice and sang with Jenifa Mayanja and Monique Bingham and brought down the house, rocked the rooftop of club five with Sunday Soul: Unlimited where he played for 5 hours + under the stars for a crowd of cheering and deeply beautiful people.
At year's end, Sunshine Jones insists that despite the relative collapse of dance music as a main stream head bashing, these are inspirational times. The music coming out of France, Norway, Sweden, Germany, New York, Los Angeles, and Japan is absolutely some of the best music ever produced in the genre of "house."
DJ CANDICE B BIO
Honeypot, Asheville/ Queens of Noise, Orlando
Funky deep loose swing 2-step love vibes
JOSH HUGHEY OF EARTHTONE SOUND SYSTEM Bio
"I started djing in the early 90s and soon became fast friends with the Earthtone crew in Atlanta, Ga
They introduced me to outdoor renegade free party culture.
I began to help throw parties, work on sound gear, and helped produce a few records. Also held down several residencies at clubs in ATL.
Back in Asheville where I grew up, I helped start a monthly party at Bobo Gallery that has run solid for the past 8 years."
Josh is known for his deep and smooth breakbeat selections as well as deep house and nu disco sounds.
Asheville Music Hall (View)
31 Patton Avenue
Asheville, NC 28801
|Minimum Age: 21|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|