A Journey Through Time & Bass
An International Women’s Day Celebration Brought to you by: Junction, SO SO FRESH, Girls on Decks & DnB Girls!!!
We are proud to bring you an event that brings together all walks of life to celebrate some amazing people in music, art and our lives. The mother ships that brought us to this planet, friends and those who push on and strive to bring equality to this world we live in. With the help of some of the most amazing local artists and musicians, the lineup that has been curated for this evening’s festivities is second to none. Our two headliners hail from different parts of the world but are in a class of their own.
***** SHORTEE (LA, USA) *****
“DJ Shortee is the world’s premier female DJ!!” GRAMMY FOUNDATION
“The ultra-versatile DJ Shortee has become queen of the scratch world. She has become an unquestioned paragon in her field.” DJ TIMES
“Within the ever crowding DJ/Producer genre, Shortee’s versatility & musical prowess stands out. With her compelling musicianship she has created a turntable style all her own & has grown from obscurity to acclaim” URB
“DJs that know what time it is cut it up, switch up genres on the drop of a dime and have you leave a party with your head spun. LA’s DJ Shortee is one of those DJs. Basically, think of her like your favorite EDM DJ but with skills.” MAGENTIC
Recognized as one of the most diverse & technically skilled DJs in the world, SHORTEE’s 18+ year career is highlighted by an unparalleled series of firsts. Named “Queen of the Scratch World” by DJ Times, Shortee has been described as the “World’s Premier Female DJ” by the Grammy Foundation and her unique contribution to the art of DJing earned her a spot as the only female DJ featured in Doug Pray’s critically acclaimed movie SCRATCH.
Shortee has produced countless releases on numerous labels in multiple genres, appearing solo and with partner DJ Faust (Faust & Shortee aka Urban Assault). Co-founder of labels Heavy Artillery Recordings & 5 Star Records, her skills as a DJ & Producer have earned her acclaim in countless publications including Rolling Stone, Spin, DJ Times, Urb and Remix as well as licensing features airing on networks such as NBC, ESPN, MTV & HBO.
There are few DJs that are truly respected globally in such a wide variety of genres as Shortee. She spins everything from House, Dubstep, Drumstep, Drum & Bass, Glitch Hop, Trap, Breaks, Hip Hop, Top40, Mash Up, Funk, Soul and Rock. Her fast paced mixing style, expert scratching skills and energetic stage presence has made her one of the most in demand DJs touring worldwide in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa & the Middle East.
In addition to being a veteran globetrotter, Shortee has also made the rounds on the silver screen, starring in an countless documentary movies as well as TV appearances including NBC’s “Hip Hop Nation”, The Tyra Banks Show, and commercials including Sony PSP and Toyota. It is impossible to paint a complete picture of an ever evolving artist like Shortee with words alone so visit her website for more info, social media links, music, videos, tour dates & free downloads!
***** Jodie B (Kelowna / BC) *****
Jodie B is a live loop performer, multi-instrumentalist and producer, performing as both a solo artist and as a duo with her sister. Her original craft is a seamless blend of electro-soul, inspired by FKJ, Atmosphere, Rufus Du Sol, NomBe and DubFx.
Jodie B performs with her guitar, violin, bass, harmonicas, synths, vocals, and electronic drums, while her sister Nique Bruce specializes in saxophone, mandolin and harmonizing vocals. The early days of her career were spent street performing with her father and sister in downtown Calgary.
In 2018, Jodie B performed at Shambhala Music Festival, Fozzy Fest and opened up for The Pharcyde and DubFx in Calgary. She performed at Astral Harvest Music Festival (both in 2016 & 2017 in Northern Alberta), Boogaloo Art Car & Music Festival (California 2017), Shambhala Music Festival (2017) and opened up for DubFx and Methodman & Redman in Calgary, 2017. Jodie B has co-written and produced with artists such as Kytami, Dj Marky, Natural Ensemble , and Chuurch since her first performance at Shambhala Music Festival in 2015.
Jodie’s live performances are full of heavy basslines, soulful rhythms and an amazing voice. This is a performance that is not to be missed.
With Support from local heavy hitters Girls on Decks, DnB Girls & Friends…
***** Girls On Decks – Room 1 *****
(Girls on Decks / Boombox Boutique /Beat Drop)
(Basscoast / Sub Chakra)
RACHEL GEEK – Live Performance
***** DnB Girls & Friends – Room 2 *****
DEE n’ BEE JAMS
kiD-Dee vs Jams w/ Mc Bvitae
(DnB Girls / Vibrant Music Festival)
DISTINCT b2b ADRENACRONE
(Supreme Hustle / DnB Girls)
(Genesa Project, Pagoda)
(G.O.D / Big Kitty)
Event Hosted by – Bvitae
Special art installation by:
Known as Canada’s largest all female urban arts collective, Big Kitty will be doing a portrait memoir of some iconic artists that have spanned the ages. These paintings will be on display for purchase with a portion of the proceeds being donated to Moving Forward to New Beginnings.
Charity – Moving Forward to New Beginnings
Moving forward to New Beginnings is a company that helps move women out of dangerous and violent situations of domestic abuse. The road to recovery from these situations is difficult but with their help, women can begin the process of healing and have the feeling of safety and empowerment in their lives again. Along with the proceeds donated by the sale of the Big Kitty art, we will be donating $1 from each ticket sold to the event.
Junction will be ablaze with unique and vibrant decor along with PK SOUND for your aural stimulation w/ dance performances by La Gogue.
18+ w/ ID
ROAR in full effect.
~ Event is Powered by PK SOUND ~
Who is it for?
18+ Id Required
Tickets : 20.00
How to get tickets?
At the door: 25.00
WHEN & WHERE
Date: Friday March 6, 2020 | 9 PM
Set Times to be announced
Doors Open at 9pm Set times to be announced
Venue & Address
Junction YYC , 628 8th AVE SW Calgary, AB, T2P 1G4
Accessible by Public Transport