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Dec
16
Sat
BODY ROCK w SONNY JAMES @ John Colins
Dec 16 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 17 @ 2:00 am

Illvibe Collective’s staple Philadelphia party has come west with Mr. Sonny James & Friends. Join us this Saturday for the final BODYROCK SF of 2017!

 

SONNY-JAMES-BODY-ROCK-121617-IG

DECEMBER 16th, 2017

BODYROCK

w/ Resident

Mr. Sonny James (Philly)

ABOUT Mr. Sonny James

DJ Statik aka Mr. Sonny James is a writer, DJ, producer, videographer, and actor. He is also co-founder of Philadelphia’s most prolific and well-respected DJ/Production crew, Illvibe Collective. Sonny is the official tour DJ for the legendary MC Bahamadia and other prominent international hip-hop artists. Famously noted as “your DJ’s favorite DJ,” His sets regularly hit popular venues across the world: Insert Coins (Las Vegas), Santos Party House, SOBs and LPR in New York City; Philly’s Voyeur Nightclub, Silk City, and Morgan’s Pier; Tube Station (Berlin), Djoon (Paris), and DUSK Complex in Atlantic City. He is an annual staple at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX and at Miami’s Winter Music Conference in South Beach. Statik’s full and diverse roster includes a DJ residency for Heineken Green Room; events affiliated with two.one.five magazine; the legendary Beat Society producer showcase; and Illvibe Collective’s highly anticipated traveling dance party series, BODYROCK—now in it’s 14th year. in 2014, he was personally invited to the White House to DJ the African Summit dinner for President Obama, The First Lady and over 50 more world leaders. His musicality as a producer is evident on the Illvibe Collective’s debut album, All Together Now, released in 2011. Currently Sonny James serves as Chief Operations Manager of the Illvibe Media record label where his numerous duties include artist development, marketing and music distribution.

John Colins
138 Minna St. San Francisco, CA
No Cover
21w/id
www.mrsonnyjames.com
www.illvibe.com
#BODYROCKsf

.

Dec
22
Fri
4th Fridays w DJ Baysik & Z-Mo @ John Colins
Dec 22 @ 10:00 pm – Dec 23 @ 1:45 am

New resident DJ Baysikand DJ Z-Mo are back for the new 4th Fridays inside John Colins. Join them as they take you on a musical journey through Hip-Hop, R&B, Rap and House from a San Francisco native perspective.

JC-4TH-FRIDAYS-NOV-IG

 

ABOUT DJ Z-MO
Bio Coming Soon.

ABOUT GUEST DJ BAYSIK
Baysik started his DJ career at the age of 13, with help from his cousin and mentor, DJ Quest. He credits Quest with teaching him everything from holding a needle to nightlife etiquette. With over ten years of DJing under his belt, this San Francisco native has gained support from top DJs locally and nationwide who play his remixes in huge arenas and on the radio.
Baysik’s DJ name apparently originated from being a lazy student in school when a teacher told him that his work was ‘basic’ in front of his entire class. The word stuck with him and he eventually added a play on words using “Bay” because of his being born and raised in the Bay Area.
It’s easy to see that Baysik is anything but lazy in his DJ career. He’s been nonstop spinning as a resident DJ for Rebel Pop Radio on Wild 94.9, as well as maintaining a residency at the Bay Area’s Sazon Libre parties.
Baysik spins a mix of genres from hip hop to latin rhythms to moombahton. Be sure to download his latest edits and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.

Dec
23
Sat
NICE (Thanksgiving Weekend Edition) @ John Colins
Dec 23 @ 10:00 pm

 N I C E }

Thanksgiving Weekend
w Guest DJ VINROC
Every 4th Saturday at John Colins

{ November Birthdays Celebration }

Join us this Saturday at John Colins for the Halloween edition of Naughty or NICE! Guest DJ VINROC (TRIPLE THREAT DJS) joins DJ Apollo on the 1’s and 2’s for night of good vibrations in the SoMA district!

With that said, you know it’s gonna’ be a night to remember or not, depending on how many drinks you have! Tell all of your folks and your friends…it’s party time at John Colins once again

NICE-NOV-600

{ guest DJ }

VINROC
Triple Threat

{ resident DJ }

APOLLO
Triple Threat
@DJApollo11

FRAN BOOGIE
Triple Threat
@FranBoogie

SATURDAY | NOVEMBER 25TH
{ JOHN COLINS }

138 Minna Street
at New Montgomery
San Francisco | SoMA
21+ | 10pm – 2am

NOVEMBER Birthdays FREE ALL NIGHT +

Celebrating A Special Occasion?

Email, party@johncolins.com for bottle service and private room reservations.

Fellas, let’s keep it classy and dress it up. Ladies, do you and keep it sexy as you always do.

NICE people, NICE music, NICE venue and always a NICE time.

(But it’s okay to act a little Naughty on this one!)

ABOUT DJ APOLLO {resident}
DJ APOLLO is a hip hop legend and musical pioneer who helped lay the foundation for the subculture known as turntablism. Born in the Philippines and raised in San Francisco, Apollo is a jack of all trades known for his many musical styles, from hip hop to soul, funk, breaks, 80’s & disco to name a few. He was one of the first DJs to experiment with the turntable as a musical instrument, which helped elevate the skill into an art form and turn the DJ into a musician. Because of this, Apollo also became one of the first DJs to be member of a live jazz band.

One of the founders and original members of the Invisbl Skratch Piklz (ISP), Apollo helped introduce a revolutionary art form to the music world. The Piklz created the first turntable band: an art form in which turntables become the instruments that form all various sounds. The crew comprised of Apollo, Mix Master Mike and Qbert (also known as the Rock Steady DJs), and each artist possessed the skills to play various musical roles. These included the role of the drummer, bass player, lead scratch or turntablist. The combined talent of this team earned the group the titles of Disco Mixing Club (DMC) United States And World Champions (1992), which is the highest honor a DJ group can earn. The original ISP won them on both the national and international levels.

With the success in the DJ battle circuit, Apollo’s talent caught the attention of musical geniuses in the jazz and hip hop arenas. Apollo became the official DJ for Buckshot Lefonque, a band led by jazz legend Branford Marsalis and co-produced by DJ Premier of Gangstarr. Apollo also landed the DJ spot for Oakland based hip hop collective, Souls of Mischief of the Hieroglyphics and his musical work is featured on the group album “No Mans Land.” Another defining moment in Apollo’s career has been his experience with hip hop jazz trumpet player, Russell Gunn, and recorded tracks for Gunn’s albums Music Ethnocology, Volumes 1 and 2. Apollo is currently the DJ for another Oakland native, the diva of the Bay Area, Goapele.

Apollo is one of the few DJs in the world that has appeared on the three major late night talk shows, including David Letterman, Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien. He is also featured in Scratch, a 2001 documentary film, directed by Doug Pray, that examines cultural and historical perspectives on the birth and evolution of hip-hop disc jockeys, scratching and turntablism and includes interview with some of hip-hop’s most famous and respected DJs. Both national and international publications continue to highlight Apollo throughout his career, including Vibe, Rolling Stone, URB, DJ Times, and The Source to name a few. Some of his awards include the Technics DMC DJ Hall of Fame Award and Inductee (1999) , the International Turntablist Federation (ITF) Grand Wizard Theodore Award (2000), and the Hip Hop Slam Hall of Fame Award (2002) presented by Billy Jam.

In 1999, Apollo joined up with two other legendary DJs, Shortkut (Beat Junkies) and Vinroc (5th Platoon), to form the super DJ group Triple Threat DJs. The only collective comprised of all turntable champions from major turntable crews. Triple Threat strive to master as many musical styles as possible as they produce tracks, compose music on the ones and twos, and rock a party with three times the power of your average turntable legend. Triple Threat has expanded into a music label and events promotions company as well.

On an individual level, Apollo also continues to create and master new forms of turntablism. He has an ongoing series of highly coveted mixes and projects that incorporate different genres in live gigs and studio beats, and spreads his musical acumen with DJ gigs throughout the world.

 

ABOUT DJ VINROC {guest DJ}

Representing 5th Platoon and Triple Threat DJs, Vinroc has and continues to work with some of the biggest djs in the game. He has worked with DJ Z-trip, The World Famous Beat Junkies, DJ Neil Armstrong, Roli Rho, EX-Members of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz including current partner in crime DJ Shortkut and countless others.

Jan
6
Sat
1st Saturdays w/ DJ Habibeats
Jan 6 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 7 @ 1:45 am

1ST SATURDAYS W DJ HABIBEATS

 

habibeats-IG-6317provides the soundtrack at John Colins SF. Habibeats for a night of Hip-Hop hits and Beats to Party to.

21+ * 10pm – Close * Cover  * For reservations email party@johncolins.com

ABOUT DJ HABIBEATS

Visit Habibeats on Facebook

Jan
19
Fri
Juicy 3rd Fridays @ JohnColins
Jan 19 @ 10:00 pm

JC-JUICY-SLIDER

Every 3rd Friday JohnColins and SinceEighty6 present Juicy a party celebrating Hip-Hop’s roots, past, Golden Era and present through fashion and the music selections of  DJ Mark DiVita (The Love Movement / Camp Lo / BabyPawSound) and monthly Guests.

December 15th, 2017

JUICY

(Ladies First Edition)

featuring classic and new music featuring Hip-Hop’s legendary ladies.

w/ special guest DJs

DJ UMAMI

+

DJ  E-TRAIN

JUICY-DEC-2017-IG

No Cover.  21+. 138 Minna St is the place!

Mark Di Vita has represented True Skool Hip-Hop int the Bay Area since ’86 as a youth in the middle of the Golden Era. You may have seen on stage Doing for Camp Lo, Special Ed, at Ankh Marketing Events and The Love Movement or behind the scenes as an A&R, Art Director and Event Planner from CA to S. Korea. AT JUICY expect to hear an eclectic blend of Classic Breaks, R&B, Soul, Reggae/DanceHall, House and Rap. Fun is the intent.  Nothing is off limits.

Past guests have included Mr. Sonny James, Sake 1, DJ Wisdom, HouseShoes, Mind Motion, King Most, Kevvy Kev, DJ Henroc, Ry Toast, Sean G, Al Perfecto, DJ Supreme, Banks the DJ.

Classic Breaks, R&B, Soul, Reggae, House and Rap are the standard. Fun is the intent.

This Friday join DJ Rolo-13 aka Daddy Rolo and DJ E-Train as we celebrate another #3rdFriday with #HipHop #StrongDrinks and #GoodTimes

Music starts at 10pm. Cover.
For birthdays, special requests and/or reservations email: party@johncolins.com

Follow @MarkDiVita on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for giveaways, updates and Passwords for free Entry to Juicy and other events. www.MarkDiVita.com

For reservations email: party@johncolins.com

Check out pics from past Juicy partys HERE.

Jan
20
Sat
BODY ROCK w SONNY JAMES @ John Colins
Jan 20 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 21 @ 2:00 am

Illvibe Collective’s staple Philadelphia party has come west with Mr. Sonny James & Friends. Join us this Saturday for the final BODYROCK SF of 2017!

 

SONNY-JAMES-BODY-ROCK-121617-IG

DECEMBER 16th, 2017

BODYROCK

w/ Resident

Mr. Sonny James (Philly)

ABOUT Mr. Sonny James

DJ Statik aka Mr. Sonny James is a writer, DJ, producer, videographer, and actor. He is also co-founder of Philadelphia’s most prolific and well-respected DJ/Production crew, Illvibe Collective. Sonny is the official tour DJ for the legendary MC Bahamadia and other prominent international hip-hop artists. Famously noted as “your DJ’s favorite DJ,” His sets regularly hit popular venues across the world: Insert Coins (Las Vegas), Santos Party House, SOBs and LPR in New York City; Philly’s Voyeur Nightclub, Silk City, and Morgan’s Pier; Tube Station (Berlin), Djoon (Paris), and DUSK Complex in Atlantic City. He is an annual staple at the SXSW Music Festival in Austin, TX and at Miami’s Winter Music Conference in South Beach. Statik’s full and diverse roster includes a DJ residency for Heineken Green Room; events affiliated with two.one.five magazine; the legendary Beat Society producer showcase; and Illvibe Collective’s highly anticipated traveling dance party series, BODYROCK—now in it’s 14th year. in 2014, he was personally invited to the White House to DJ the African Summit dinner for President Obama, The First Lady and over 50 more world leaders. His musicality as a producer is evident on the Illvibe Collective’s debut album, All Together Now, released in 2011. Currently Sonny James serves as Chief Operations Manager of the Illvibe Media record label where his numerous duties include artist development, marketing and music distribution.

John Colins
138 Minna St. San Francisco, CA
No Cover
21w/id
www.mrsonnyjames.com
www.illvibe.com
#BODYROCKsf

.

Jan
26
Fri
4th Fridays w DJ Baysik & Z-Mo @ John Colins
Jan 26 @ 10:00 pm – Jan 27 @ 1:45 am

New resident DJ Baysikand DJ Z-Mo are back for the new 4th Fridays inside John Colins. Join them as they take you on a musical journey through Hip-Hop, R&B, Rap and House from a San Francisco native perspective.

JC-4TH-FRIDAYS-NOV-IG

 

ABOUT DJ Z-MO
Bio Coming Soon.

ABOUT GUEST DJ BAYSIK
Baysik started his DJ career at the age of 13, with help from his cousin and mentor, DJ Quest. He credits Quest with teaching him everything from holding a needle to nightlife etiquette. With over ten years of DJing under his belt, this San Francisco native has gained support from top DJs locally and nationwide who play his remixes in huge arenas and on the radio.
Baysik’s DJ name apparently originated from being a lazy student in school when a teacher told him that his work was ‘basic’ in front of his entire class. The word stuck with him and he eventually added a play on words using “Bay” because of his being born and raised in the Bay Area.
It’s easy to see that Baysik is anything but lazy in his DJ career. He’s been nonstop spinning as a resident DJ for Rebel Pop Radio on Wild 94.9, as well as maintaining a residency at the Bay Area’s Sazon Libre parties.
Baysik spins a mix of genres from hip hop to latin rhythms to moombahton. Be sure to download his latest edits and follow him on Instagram and Facebook.

Jan
27
Sat
NICE (Thanksgiving Weekend Edition) @ John Colins
Jan 27 @ 10:00 pm

 N I C E }

Thanksgiving Weekend
w Guest DJ VINROC
Every 4th Saturday at John Colins

{ November Birthdays Celebration }

Join us this Saturday at John Colins for the Halloween edition of Naughty or NICE! Guest DJ VINROC (TRIPLE THREAT DJS) joins DJ Apollo on the 1’s and 2’s for night of good vibrations in the SoMA district!

With that said, you know it’s gonna’ be a night to remember or not, depending on how many drinks you have! Tell all of your folks and your friends…it’s party time at John Colins once again

NICE-NOV-600

{ guest DJ }

VINROC
Triple Threat

{ resident DJ }

APOLLO
Triple Threat
@DJApollo11

FRAN BOOGIE
Triple Threat
@FranBoogie

SATURDAY | NOVEMBER 25TH
{ JOHN COLINS }

138 Minna Street
at New Montgomery
San Francisco | SoMA
21+ | 10pm – 2am

NOVEMBER Birthdays FREE ALL NIGHT +

Celebrating A Special Occasion?

Email, party@johncolins.com for bottle service and private room reservations.

Fellas, let’s keep it classy and dress it up. Ladies, do you and keep it sexy as you always do.

NICE people, NICE music, NICE venue and always a NICE time.

(But it’s okay to act a little Naughty on this one!)

ABOUT DJ APOLLO {resident}
DJ APOLLO is a hip hop legend and musical pioneer who helped lay the foundation for the subculture known as turntablism. Born in the Philippines and raised in San Francisco, Apollo is a jack of all trades known for his many musical styles, from hip hop to soul, funk, breaks, 80’s & disco to name a few. He was one of the first DJs to experiment with the turntable as a musical instrument, which helped elevate the skill into an art form and turn the DJ into a musician. Because of this, Apollo also became one of the first DJs to be member of a live jazz band.

One of the founders and original members of the Invisbl Skratch Piklz (ISP), Apollo helped introduce a revolutionary art form to the music world. The Piklz created the first turntable band: an art form in which turntables become the instruments that form all various sounds. The crew comprised of Apollo, Mix Master Mike and Qbert (also known as the Rock Steady DJs), and each artist possessed the skills to play various musical roles. These included the role of the drummer, bass player, lead scratch or turntablist. The combined talent of this team earned the group the titles of Disco Mixing Club (DMC) United States And World Champions (1992), which is the highest honor a DJ group can earn. The original ISP won them on both the national and international levels.

With the success in the DJ battle circuit, Apollo’s talent caught the attention of musical geniuses in the jazz and hip hop arenas. Apollo became the official DJ for Buckshot Lefonque, a band led by jazz legend Branford Marsalis and co-produced by DJ Premier of Gangstarr. Apollo also landed the DJ spot for Oakland based hip hop collective, Souls of Mischief of the Hieroglyphics and his musical work is featured on the group album “No Mans Land.” Another defining moment in Apollo’s career has been his experience with hip hop jazz trumpet player, Russell Gunn, and recorded tracks for Gunn’s albums Music Ethnocology, Volumes 1 and 2. Apollo is currently the DJ for another Oakland native, the diva of the Bay Area, Goapele.

Apollo is one of the few DJs in the world that has appeared on the three major late night talk shows, including David Letterman, Jay Leno and Conan O’Brien. He is also featured in Scratch, a 2001 documentary film, directed by Doug Pray, that examines cultural and historical perspectives on the birth and evolution of hip-hop disc jockeys, scratching and turntablism and includes interview with some of hip-hop’s most famous and respected DJs. Both national and international publications continue to highlight Apollo throughout his career, including Vibe, Rolling Stone, URB, DJ Times, and The Source to name a few. Some of his awards include the Technics DMC DJ Hall of Fame Award and Inductee (1999) , the International Turntablist Federation (ITF) Grand Wizard Theodore Award (2000), and the Hip Hop Slam Hall of Fame Award (2002) presented by Billy Jam.

In 1999, Apollo joined up with two other legendary DJs, Shortkut (Beat Junkies) and Vinroc (5th Platoon), to form the super DJ group Triple Threat DJs. The only collective comprised of all turntable champions from major turntable crews. Triple Threat strive to master as many musical styles as possible as they produce tracks, compose music on the ones and twos, and rock a party with three times the power of your average turntable legend. Triple Threat has expanded into a music label and events promotions company as well.

On an individual level, Apollo also continues to create and master new forms of turntablism. He has an ongoing series of highly coveted mixes and projects that incorporate different genres in live gigs and studio beats, and spreads his musical acumen with DJ gigs throughout the world.

 

ABOUT DJ VINROC {guest DJ}

Representing 5th Platoon and Triple Threat DJs, Vinroc has and continues to work with some of the biggest djs in the game. He has worked with DJ Z-trip, The World Famous Beat Junkies, DJ Neil Armstrong, Roli Rho, EX-Members of the Invisibl Skratch Piklz including current partner in crime DJ Shortkut and countless others.

Feb
3
Sat
1st Saturdays w/ DJ Habibeats
Feb 3 @ 10:00 pm – Feb 4 @ 1:45 am

1ST SATURDAYS W DJ HABIBEATS

 

habibeats-IG-6317provides the soundtrack at John Colins SF. Habibeats for a night of Hip-Hop hits and Beats to Party to.

21+ * 10pm – Close * Cover  * For reservations email party@johncolins.com

ABOUT DJ HABIBEATS

Visit Habibeats on Facebook

Feb
16
Fri
Juicy 3rd Fridays @ JohnColins
Feb 16 @ 10:00 pm

JC-JUICY-SLIDER

Every 3rd Friday JohnColins and SinceEighty6 present Juicy a party celebrating Hip-Hop’s roots, past, Golden Era and present through fashion and the music selections of  DJ Mark DiVita (The Love Movement / Camp Lo / BabyPawSound) and monthly Guests.

December 15th, 2017

JUICY

(Ladies First Edition)

featuring classic and new music featuring Hip-Hop’s legendary ladies.

w/ special guest DJs

DJ UMAMI

+

DJ  E-TRAIN

JUICY-DEC-2017-IG

No Cover.  21+. 138 Minna St is the place!

Mark Di Vita has represented True Skool Hip-Hop int the Bay Area since ’86 as a youth in the middle of the Golden Era. You may have seen on stage Doing for Camp Lo, Special Ed, at Ankh Marketing Events and The Love Movement or behind the scenes as an A&R, Art Director and Event Planner from CA to S. Korea. AT JUICY expect to hear an eclectic blend of Classic Breaks, R&B, Soul, Reggae/DanceHall, House and Rap. Fun is the intent.  Nothing is off limits.

Past guests have included Mr. Sonny James, Sake 1, DJ Wisdom, HouseShoes, Mind Motion, King Most, Kevvy Kev, DJ Henroc, Ry Toast, Sean G, Al Perfecto, DJ Supreme, Banks the DJ.

Classic Breaks, R&B, Soul, Reggae, House and Rap are the standard. Fun is the intent.

This Friday join DJ Rolo-13 aka Daddy Rolo and DJ E-Train as we celebrate another #3rdFriday with #HipHop #StrongDrinks and #GoodTimes

Music starts at 10pm. Cover.
For birthdays, special requests and/or reservations email: party@johncolins.com

Follow @MarkDiVita on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter for giveaways, updates and Passwords for free Entry to Juicy and other events. www.MarkDiVita.com

For reservations email: party@johncolins.com

Check out pics from past Juicy partys HERE.

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