Alex DB, like many, is looking for the perfect beat. Her dance stylings span genres and eras—classic house, reggaeton urbano, go-go, diva-laden disco, Latin freestyle, just to name a few. She believes in partying “just because” and decolonizing the dance floor—join her!
DJ Ayes Cold is a selector currently based in DC. Two years into the craft, she has steadily developed a unique presence in the District’s electronic and hip hop music scenes, spinning at major venues like the 930 Club, U Street Music Hall, Tropicalia, The Howard Theatre, Merriweather Pavilion, Flash, and The Hamilton. Ayes Cold has built a reputation around her eclectic selections and her innovative style of mixing, which blends very disparate styles of music. Ayes Cold has opened for artists like Tokimonsta (w/ Anderson Paak and Two Fresh), and DJ’d at festivals like Trillectro, Broccoli City, Funk Parade, and the National Cannabis Festival. She also recently went on tour with an electro-feminist band called Madame Gandhi, spinning at two official SXSW showcases at the Speakeasy (Austin), the Bowery Ballroom (NYC), The Sinclair (Cambridge), and the Ardmore (Philly). In 2015, Ayes Cold joined a major electronic label as its first DJ, Fête Records.
Jacq Jill is on the rise as a DJ in the underground music scene in Washington, DC. By day, a studio sound engineer, by night, a producer/DJ, Jacq is creating her own sound. Known for her contagious energy and deep appreciation for electronic music, she has made a lane for herself that focuses on positive vibes and advocating for women in the underground scene. An accomplished sound engineer turned producer/DJ, Jacq has featured at venues like DC’s historic Howard Theatre, Flash Nightclub, and The Black Cat as well as music publications including Blisspop and On Tap Magazine. Currently curating two monthly residences at Rock and Roll Hotel, Jacq celebrates the unconventional and brings the finest of the underground District pulse to light.
A New Yorker living in the Nation’s Capital, Tara Algios aka Jett Chandon sets out to share a message that is the power of music. Studying Vocal Performance & Modern Dance at a young age, her passion is to share it worldwide. At 19, she decided to quit the world of music to pursue a makeup artist career. After almost a decade, it was time to call it quits when she realized it was time to stop hiding and start pushing for her passion to connect with people through music. Ms. Chandon believes that bass music is a foundation that holds a resonance like no other and without it, there is no structure to tell a story: believe to live & love the good, especially the bad. Most importantly, be and love yourself.
Born in the Bronx, New York, Mane Squeeze is a DC based deejay and multifaceted creative. Being part Jamaican and part Puerto Rican, Mane Squeeze has an authentic spice and zest to her music tastes, creating a universally appealing sound. As a self-taught artist, she finds joy in creating avant-garde atmospheres for party attendees. Mane Squeeze’s resume of accomplishments includes hosting major acts like Carnage, FATHER, Blaqstarr, Nina Sky, and Nipsey Hussle for their shows in the DC area. She has also thrown and deejayed at over 200 events along the east coast including large scale events such as, H Street Festival, Afropunk (2014), Trillectro Music Festival (2014), and PRIDE events in DC, NYC and Miami. Now that she has made a name for herself, she spends the majority of her time focusing on releasing her mixtapes and producing original songs. Mane Squeeze continues to gain notoriety through her ability to merge almost all genres of music into an electrifying blend of sounds you just can’t help but dance to!