AWARDS: Bay Area Reporter 2016 Besties Award: Best Male DJ of the Year (San Francisco / Bay Area)
DJ MC2 was born with a tone-arm and a love for dance music, and started DJ’ing at a very early age in the clubs and bars of Hawaii. Upon moving to San Francisco, DJ MC2 has established himself as a major player in the club scene, playing to packed dance floors throughout SF, as well as captivating large crowds with his dj sets at PRIDE 2015: Pink Party in The Castro, PRIDE 2015 Main Stage Civic Plaza with The Monster Show, California's Great America (Pride Night: Memorial Weekend 2013), Bill Graham’s Civic Auditorium, Folsom Street Fair & Castro Street Fair, and NYE 2015 Grand Opening of SF OASIS . By cultivating the perfect energy with foot-stompin', head-boppin', body-rockin' party beats, his audience can’t help but move their feet …and dance…
Working DJ: Under the moniker DJ MC2
OASIS (Residency: Saturdays @ Mother)
THE EDGE (Residency; THROWBACK TUESDAYS! Tuesdays, spinning retro anthems all night long: Thursdays, Producer and DJ for The Monster Show 9pm-closing: Fridays, spinning banging dance tracks to keep the packed crowd and hot go-go's happy and pumped.
DNA LOUNGE (BOOTIE SF - regular guest DJ, montly residency - every 3rd Sat.)
...also heard @ TRANNYSHACK! @ DNA Lounge, BIGTOP, JOCK & THAT'S MY JAM @ THE LOOKOUT, REBEL, BEATBOX, BEAUX, FOLSOM STREET FAIR (2010, 2011), CASTRO STREET FAIR (2011, 2012, 2014, 2015; & 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015 -with 'The Monster Show' on Main Stage @ Castro and Market), PRIDE 2015: Pink Party in The Castro, PRIDE 2015 Main Stage Civic Plaza with 'The Monster Show'...
Other SF clubs and gigs: Asia SF, The Stud, Club 8, DNA Lounge, Harry Denton's Starlight Room, Underground SF, Triple Crown, Jet, The MIX, Industry @ Mighty, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium (Main stage) Forth of July Weekend...
The Early Years (Hawaii): Hamburger Mary's / Dirty Mary's Waikiki, Pat's Cocktail Center, The Arcade, Rumours @ The Ala Moana Hotel, Annabelle's @ the top of the Ilikai Hotel.
Personal Interests: Cultivating the perfect energy with beats...
About THE MONSTER SHOW:
The MONSTER SHOW, founded by the beloved Cookie Dough and DJ MC2, continues every Thursday at the Edge Bar and every 3rd Saturday at Bootie (DNA Lounge) with hostesses Sue Casa, Sugah Betes; and cofounder DJ MC2 on the decks. A mix of punk rock aesthetics, pop music, and musical theater madness, the award winning show and club party is a true staple of San Francisco, running for 11 years.
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