DJ Eddie Martinez Turns Spin into an All-night Dance Movement You Won’t Want to Miss
It’s time to kick off Purple Foundation’s 2019 quarterly fundraising party, Spin, featuring New York’s DJ Eddie Martinez. Once Peter Rauhofer’s protégé, Martinez is known for his house, techno house and tribal sounds. With a passion to make people dance, DJ Eddie Martinez has spun at global parties such as NYC Pride, Vita (Tokyo), Angles (Zurich) and our very own Purple Party in Dallas.
Get your tickets early to avoid long lines at the door!
Opening for DJ Eddie Martinez is DJ Benson Wilder, no stranger to Purple Foundation. Currently a resident DJ at the Dallas Eagle, DJ Benson Wilder is known for his eclectic, energetic sound that blends the worlds of circuit, club and house music.
Come feel our DJ’s beats under S4’s thundering sound system and world-class lasers, to highlight an unforgettable Spin experience. With 24,000 square feet and 15 service wells, there’s plenty of room to dance and never long lines to rehydrate.
Proceeds go to our LGBT partners, including AIDS Services of Dallas, Legacy Counseling Center and Resource Center of Dallas. TOGETHER, we are truly making a difference. We’re always working to bring you bigger, more fantastic opportunities to celebrate our lives, and we can’t wait to see on you on the dance floor!
If you’re not able to make it for Spin, please help us support our LGBT partners and donate!
DJ Eddie Martinez (NYC)
Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Martinez's interest in music started as a young age, as he loved putting sounds together and toying around with different instruments which led him to begin producing music at the early age of 15.
Growing up and Inspired by New York's underground club scene, Martinez began his DJ Career by playing at lounges and bars across New York's thriving nightlife scene. Martinez made his way to one of the east coast's most popular summer destinations Fire Island, where his DJ career really kicked off. Eddie had started a residency at the infamous Pavilion Night Club at the age of 21.
After a successful 3 year residency, Eddie begun a friendship as well as mentorship by Grammy Award Winner Peter Rauhofer and had become a resident dj at his infamous WORK! Parties in NYC. This opened him up to playing at massive major events as well as spinning alongside his mentor Rauhofer. With the success of Martinez's growth this allowed him to became a resident DJ at Rauhofer's infamous WORK Parties.
Since then, Eddie’s eclectic style has allowed him to capture larger audiences everywhere he spins. being able to read the crowd and maintain their attention throughout their experience.
Martinez has spun across the globe in countries such as, Europe, Asia, Brazil, Mexico, South America, Canada and all around the United States with residencies in such major cities as, NYC, Miami, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Atlanta, Dallas, Boston, Seattle, Denver and more.
Playing at major global events such as NYC Pride, Toronto World Pride, Songkran in Thailand, Angels in Zurich, Switzerland, Vita in Tokyo Japan, H.I.M festival in South Korea, Vancouver Pride, San Francisco Pride,The Saint At Large's Black Party, Winter Party, White Party Miami, Purple Party, Cherry Festival, Revolution Brazil, PAPA Party, Supermarxte, WE Party, Bay of Pigs, Gay Days, Ascension & Sandblast.
Eddie's 2014 "Hybrid" LP topped the iTunes electronic chart at #90 out of 200, His Movement podcast reached #1 in 2016 on the progressive house charts and is delivering music that is being played globally as well as topping the house charts on Beatport, with singles like "One Love" & "Believe"
Martinez's 2nd LP "Foreplay" released in 2016 has reached chart toppers around the globe in such countries as Australia & Europe including singles, "I Need U", "Show Me", "The Party!" & more.
Martinez's 2018 single "Something About You" featuring upcoming artist Kaci, has been charting across the globe, in such countries as Australia & Japan.
In 2019 Eddie released his latest 5 track EP "Digital Love" which has reached #1 on Beatport's big room charts and has been sitting in the top 10 across the big room, progressive house & house music charts.
In 2012 Martinez was named the #1 DJ you should know about by OUT Magazine and has been featured in the Huffington Post, EDGE Magazine, Next Magazine, One Way Magazine & Man About World Magazine.
Eddie Martinez’s passion to make his listeners dance, no matter where they are, drives his determination to be one of the top DJ/Producers around.