TRAPFEST W/ ETC!ETC!, OoKAY, & TROPKILLAZ @ THE PRESS ROOM
This weekend is starting off with a bang in downtown Phoenix with Trapfest, presented by Crowdsurf Concerts & Relentless Beats. Trapfest will featuring ETC! ETC!, Ookay, & Tropkillaz. LA born and raised producer ETC!ETC! has spent most of his studio life in the Electro House genre, but his transition to Moombahton productions is what has been gaining a lot of steam. OoKay, the San Diego based producer, Ookay exploded into the electronic dance music scene and is known for his iconic bandana. Ookay has quickly become one of the young leaders in the league of superstar Trap producers. In three years, Ookay has dropped the beat and gained the respect of fans in concert halls, festivals, clubs and historic music venues. Ookay’s grand impression on the world will continue to stay strong. Lastly, Tropkillaz, the duo formed by two top Brazilian producers DJ Zegon and Laudz, will headline Friday night. DJ Zegon is no rookies with a career spanning over 20 years and is one of Brazil’s most respected DJs and Producers. He has worked on over 100 records, including collaborations with Kanye West, M.I.A, and a few Wu Tang Members. Former member of the group N.A.S.A, he toured the world with their debut album “The Spirit of Apollo” and performed in festivals such as Coachella. DJ Laudz is an up and coming DJ bringing a young energy to the duo. Trapfest is also hosting performances by Pickster One, Decade, XOXO, Wisko, Suspect Zero, Retnuh, Orsini, Kalos, and Gl!tch.
The Pressroom, 441 W. Madison St. Phoenix, Friday July 18, 9 p.m., $25 and VIP $55, buy tickets here
JOHN DAHLBÄCK @ MAYA DAY AND NIGHT CLUB
Hailing from Stockholm, DJ John Dahlbäck, is a record label owner and music producer who has collaborated with some of the best. His collaboration “Blink Again” with Benny Benassi launched his career in 2013. In 2011, his single featuring Erik Hassle, “One Last Ride,” was added to national radio in Sweden and played by the Swedish House Mafia on their Pete Tong Radio1 show. His weekly radio show, “Mutants,” is broadcasted on more than 25 stations all around the world. This international powerhouse has performed at huge festivals including Tomorrowland and TomorrowWorld. His most recent release, “Fireflies,” featuring Melanie Fontana, on June 23 has all ready received more than 250,000 plays on SoundCloud.
Maya Day and Nightclub, 7333 East Indian Plaza Scottsdale, Friday, July 18, 9 p.m., $14, buy tickets here
DJ SKRATCHY @ EL HEFE SCOTTSDALE
Sunday Funday parties never disappoint at El Hefe, and DJ Skratchy will be getting the party started this Sunday. The Los Feliz native, started displaying his love for music through the turntables at the age of 14. He progressively moved up from house parties into the notorious Hollywood club scene. Currently, he can be found every week playing a blend of all genres of crowd-pleasing music at Tao Las Vegas. DJ Skratchy is also part of the infamous SKAM Artist crew, which is nationally recognized for being one of the industries most elite DJ crews.
El Hefe Scottsdale, 4425 N Saddlebag Trl., Scottsdale, Sunday July 20