You’ve got the next 4 days off and are still undecided about what to do? Here are some options of where to go out this Easter long weekend around the nation’s capital.
Tonight, the place to be is Ritual nightclub for the Redbull Thre3style DJ Competition with DJs:
The 7 above-mentioned DJs will get 15 minutes to showcase three different styles of music to prove that they are the best party rocker in Ottawa! A panel of judges will evaluate each DJ based on several predetermined criteria and they will announce the winner at the end of the night. Now I’ve been to this competition before and it’s so much fun. It’s always such a pleasure to support local DJs 🙂 Tonight, I’ll be rooting for DJ Shub from A Tribe Called Red, Jon Deck and So Nice! Best of luck to all contestants cause this is sure to be a tight competition!
If you like Reggaeton and want to shake off the week’s stress, head out to Studio SKYbar on Rideau St for I Love Reggaeton with DJ Santana and guests. Tickets are $10 and you can grab more details below.
This Friday, hit up Babylon for this month’s edition of Frenzy with special guest DJ Craze a 5-time world champion from Miami who’s been tour DJ for Kanye West and Yelawolf. Craze will be spinning alongside Ottawa-resident Iggy Smalls starting at 11 pm. More details available by clicking on the poster below.
Also this Friday, Ritual is hosting the CHUO Funding Drive Party featuring Bass Machines, DJ Noble, DJ Alive and Cong. The minimum donation to get in is $3 and all funds raised will go towards CHUO 89.1 FM, the University of Ottawa’s community radio station. Doors open at 10 pm and you can get more details by clicking on the poster below.
On Saturday at Babylon DNA and Droppin Science present Static featuring resident DJ Jon Deck and special guest Felix Cartal, a Canadian electronic music producer and DJ who recently released his fifth EP The Joker and Different Places. More info available by clicking the poster.
Then on Sunday, Mercury Lounge is where it happens with the Easter Sunday Jam with The Play On Players aka DJ Magnificent and DJ Illo. The gentlemen will be dropping beats to make you move , sing and remember the good ol’ days of soul music. Doors open at $10 and more info below.
If you’re looking for something more trendy and upscale for Sunday night, I recommend that you go to Bijou nightclub and lounge for DJ Colleen Shannon, coined the world’s sexiest female DJ who also happens to be Playboy Magainze’s 50th anniversary playmate. I hope that she can spin as great as she looks…! For more details check out the Facebook event page here.
Have yourself a fantastic long weekend ahead and enjoy all that Ottawa has to offer!