Eleven years ago, four beat freaks came together to transform San Francisco’s house music scene. Made up of label boss Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Christian Martin and Worthy, the fun-loving producers became what is today one of the most well known dance music labels, Dirtybird. Starting out by throwing street parties and BBQs in Golden Gate Park and various venues surrounding San Fran, the crew began to gain notoriety with their signature (and at that time almost unheard of) booty-clappin’ sound, full of bass, housey rhythms and, most importantly, full-on groove.
To commemorate eleven years of the Dirtybird sound, the Dirtybird Players global tour will embark this spring, landing at some of the top venues, festivals and events in the world like SxSW, Miami Music Week and Movement Detroit. All of these will pave the way for the label’s first Ibiza summer residency at Sankeys. The Dirtybird crew will release an accompanying Dirtybird Players compilation, serving as the tour’s perfect summer soundtrack. Expect to hear Dirtybird regular and honorary members like Justin Martin, Eats Everything, J. Phlip, Catz 'N Dogz, Shadow Child, Worthy and many more, all of whom will be featured on the compilation.
13th March: SxSW, Austin, TX / 15th March: Showcase, Paris / 16th March: Village Underground, London / 21st March: Villa 221, Miami, FL / 20th April: The Saguaro Hotel, Palm Springs, CA / 25th May: Russell Industrial Center, Detroit, MI / 30th June: Piknick Electronik, Barcelona / 3rd July: Hideout Festival, Croatia / 3rd August: Eastern Electrics Festival, UK
Additional dates to be announced.