The legendary Hacienda nightclub in Manchester was central to the acid house scene and spawned thousands of brilliant records (and thousands of raves in farm fields across the nation).
And it’s now coming to Cayman. Yup, on Friday, 20 April the Heineken Warehouse hosts the DJs of Fac51 The Hacienda and uberbrand Ministry of Sound with some amazing spinners on show including Graeme Park, whose wife Weekender was in university with in Liverpool. True story, but not that relevant.
Anyroad, Andy Brooks of Monster Media is rightly psyched about the night.
“Our first Ministry of Sound event in Grand Cayman in January exceeded our expectations,” says the man nobody calls Brooksy.
“There is tremendous fan based for dance brands such as Ministry of Sound and Hacienda here in Grand Cayman and by bringing both together for this once-in-a-lifetime event is sure to draw attention from the dance music community worldwide.”
Everything kicks off at 7pm and rocks through to 3am. Without further ado, here’s the SP on the DJs.
With radio shows airing on numerous United Kingdom and overseas stations, Graeme Park has 25 years experience as a DJ and has spent more than 15 years on the radio. With more than 14,000 Facebook fans, Park generates crowds wherever he DJs and his nearly 10-year residency at The Hacienda is the stuff of legend.
With more than 23 years experience, Scottie Deep has recorded more than 25 dance records for various labels. Known in the music industry as Goldfinghaz, Deep is a 2004 MTV Video Music Award nominee for work he has done with Snoop Dogg, as well as a Grammy Award nominee for his work on the 1997 Wu-tang forever project. He has been awarded several Gold and Platinum awards over his illustrious career.
Oli Furness has played alongside true house legends like Basement Jaxx, Marshall Jefferson, Todd Terry and Greg Wilson to name just a few of a long list all over the UK, Europe and Asia. Release-wise his first 2 EPs received massive support and the 2nd History EP became a Juno recommendation for November, 2011. Now with EP’s forthcoming for the legendary MK and Scottie Deep’s new label Say Ahh and various other high profile labels things are moving nicely forward.
Give yourself the Saturday to recover and then join the DJs on a special boat party from 2 to 5pm. Priced at $20CI per person (in advance) and $25CI (at the dock) which includes a free welcome shot, tickets are limited. January’s Ministry of Sound boat trip sold out immediately upon being announced.
Tickets will be available at SPIN 94.9 FM; VIBE 98.9 FM; All Jacques Scott locations
Ticket prices (all in CI) are $20 in advance; $25 at the gate; $20 Sunday boat trip in advance; $25 Sunday boat trip at the dock (pending availability).
2012 Promotional Partners Include Official Partner Heineken, LIME, The Grand Caymanian, Jacques Scott, Cayman Airways, Virgin Atlantic, SPIN 94.9 FM, VIBE 98.9 FM and event organiser, Monster Media