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Lucio Monteiro biography
Lucio Monteiro was born February 1st, in 1964 in Mozambique. At the age of merely 13 years he made his first steps dj'ing at private party's and small clubs. Ever since he has continued his ''dj thing'' with the objective of featuring quality sounds, constantly updating his work, refining his technical skills and offering musical diversity and quality.
At the end of the 80's (1989), he climaxed as resident dj of the legendary “Alcantara-Mar” club (Lisbon).
His international career started in 1990 with his first trip to Brazil, years later (1999) he decided to settle down, after having shut down his own club - called “Deep Club” - in Cascais (PT). At the end of his Club, he started the project “Lisboa Vice” together with dj Bruno Correia.
Between 1999 and 2001, they presented their work in some of the major clubs in Sao Paulo, Florianopolis, and Campo Grande (Brazil); such as: “D-Edge (Matriz), A Loca, The Bar, Lov.e, Jazzy, Sutra, Stereo, Cafe Cancun, U-Turn, BCBG, Manga Rosa, Base Diesel, Bantu, America, and THC, just to name a few.
“Lisboa Vice” also performed in the university stadium of Sao Paulo (USP), along with Green Velvet, Mau Mau, Renato Lopes, and George ACTV, at the ''Gradiente Party'' at the year 2000.
In Portugal Lucio as also played in Lisbon’s clubs, such as Lux, Industria, Queen’s, Alcantara-Club, Op Art, and in further clubs throughout the country: Coconuts (Cascais), Frolic (Estoril), Bafureira Beach Club (Parede), Horta da Fonte (Cartaxo), Mare Alta (Porto), Kadoc (Algarve), Clube da Praia (Zambujeira do Mar), Imperio Romano (Marinha Grande), as well as in bars, like: Estado Liquido, Mexe Cafe, Fluid, Absolut Cafe, Arena Lounge (Casino Lisboa), among many others…
Lucio Monteiro also performs regularly on Funchal(Madeira Island) in clubs like “Marginal” and the “Cafe do Teatro” and he rocked the “Celeiro” club on the Azorean Island of Terceira.
When it comes to the universe of house music, he is very sweeping (just like house music itself is).
His sets are consistent, with powerfull bass lines, without ever loosing the rhythm, including elements of all genres of house music. This could go from ambient lounge to tech house, passing the finest deep house, as well as the classic house sound, and a very unique style of jackin’ house, similar to Derrick Carter and Joey Youngman, with a groove, rhythm, and move (coming from the funk) that will definitely make you dance!
His performance in tech house it's also really powerfull and consistent with ''fat flavors'' and strong groovie tunes !
Parties organised from 2001 to 2004: Candy House I and II (Praia de Carcavelos) Flores I (Piscinas Oceanicas de Oeiras) Mestres na Obra I (Coconuts - Cascais) presentation of the FutureFunkLx Project (Alcantara-Club in Lisbon)
In 2005:Performance with ’’Evil’’ Eddie Richards (UK) at Alcantara-Club and the ’’transformadores’’ party at Lux (Lisbon)
In 2006: Second performance ’’Evil’’ Eddie at “Janas” (Sintra); a party hard to over trump!!! and at the “Sound Planet” (Montijo).
In 2007 Lucio is dedicating most of his time playing on several places at Lisbon's night scene and some nice beach party's, hewas also spinning again with ''Evil'' Eddie at two locations in Lisbon (Lei Seca Bar and Whispers)
2008: ''Carnaval'' Saturday @ Marginal (Madeira Island) Arena Lounge residence (Casino Lisboa) BBC (Lisbon) ADN (Setubal) Lotus (Cascais) Swell Club (Caparica) Alcantara-club (Lisbon) ''DOUBLE R''Afterhours @ bar do rio (Lisbon) ''DOUBLE R''Afterhours @ Alive Bar (Lisbon) CHRISTIANIA's Birthday Party @ Copenhagen (DK) with Jokke Ilsøe, Renata kleber (BR) Mikkelangelo and Niko Defrost (DK)
During the all summer Lucio was really closer to this project DOUBLE R, playing several times at venues like ''Bar do Rio'' and ''Alive Bar''.
In November he started his tour Brasil 2008, with full dates from November 8th until December 14th, spinning on all underground circuit of S.Paulo, in fantastic clubs like D-EDGE, SPKZ, VEGAS and more...in projects like OLD SCHOOL FRIENDS, PARADISE, CIO, BLACKOUT or SUB, TAPA NA PANTERA or SLAB.
And he was also in Manaus (Amazonas) playing at Cafe Cancun Club (photos and movies at myspace)
Back to Europe he gets back his residence at Arena Lounge (Casino Lisboa, Lisbon) this time with a radio show at Oxigenio 102.6 FM (Lisbon)in December 25th, January 16th and February 20th, from 19:00 to 20:00 (Lisbon's local time)
Lucio is also back to the DOUBLE R Afterhours project in venues like Bar do Rio or Alive Bar in Lisbon's downtown.
Brazil Tour 2008 - The dates line up:
08 Nov 2008, 00:00 - Vegas ’’Old School Friends’’ with dj Magal Rua Augusta, Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
15 Nov 2008, 00:00 - Tostex, Jardins, S.Paulo Jardins, S.Paulo, SP Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
19 Nov 2008, 00:00 - "Blackout" @ SPKZ Vila Madalena, Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
21 Nov 2008, 23:30 - CAFE CANCUN (Manaus) Manaus, Amazonas Manaus, Amazonas BR
23 Nov 2008, 07:00 - D-EDGE ’’Paradise Afterhours’’ with Bruno Correia + Jollan. Alameda Olga, 170, Barra Funda, Sao Paulo Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
27 Nov 2008, 22:00 - Tostex, Jardins, S.Paulo Rua Adok Lobo, jardins, S.Paulo Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
29 Nov 2008, 23:00 - VEGAS with Bera (BR) and Mikkelangelo (DK) Rua Augusta, 765, S.Paulo SP Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
06 Dec 2008, 23:00 - SLAB: Chill-LUXXO @ Tapas Club Rua, Augusta, 1246 SaoPaulo, São Paulo BR
09 Dec 2008, 23:00 - A LOCA CLUB, S.Paulo, SP Rua Frei Caneca, 916, Sao Paulo, SP Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
10 Dec 2008, 12:00 - D-EDGE ’’CIO’’ with Glaucia++ & Magal Alameda Olga, 170, Barra funda, Sao Paulo Sao paulo, São Paulo BR
13 Dec 2008, 05:00 - SUB (afterhours) @ EXECUTIVO CLUB, S.Paulo SP Rua 7 de Abril, n° 425, República, S.Paulo Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
14 Dec 2008, 19:00 - EXECUTIVO, ’’Gordo’s birthday party’’ Republica, S.Paulo, SP Sao Paulo, São Paulo BR
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**TOUR BRAZIL 2009** from April 14th till May 14th
**TOUR BRAZIL 2010** April 10th: Anexo (Macae/RJ) May 1st: Pacha SP (Sonorik) May 8th: Vegas Club "old school friends" (SP) June 4th: A Loca (SP) June 25th: Pub House (Ribeirao Preto/SP) June 26th: Neutron (V.G.Do Sul/SP) (SP) August 5th: Private Party @ Vila Madalena (SP) August 12th: 8BAR (Jardins / SP) August 28th: D-Edge / Paradise Afterhours (SP) September 3rd: A Lôca (SP) September 10th: Mezzanine Lounge (Sto André / SP)