April 30, 2016 @ 10:00 pm – May 1, 2016 @ 6:00 am
South Side Music Hall
1135 S Lamar St
Dallas, TX 75215
$74.99 Online / $90 Door
Purple Foundation, Inc.

THE PURPLE PARTY | Main Event 2016

DJ Eddie Martinez (NYC)

DJ Eddie MartinezBorn 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.

DJ Alain Jackinsky (Montreal)

DJ Alain Jackinsky

DJ Alain Jackinsky

ALAIN JACKINSKY is native to the province of Alberta, in Canada, but he has been residing in Montreal for more than 15 years. Music has forever been part of his everyday life, but Alain quickly developed an intense and specific fascination for House Music as he learned to discover the Montreal gay underground club scene. Alain took his first spin in the DJ booth in 2001 and he quickly grew to become a popular figure in Montreal.

Over the years, he acquired a solid reputation among his peers who instantly recognized the quality of his mixing techniques and valued his precious contributions in the recording studio. Jackinsky is really passionate about House Music and his energy in the DJ booth often explodes into renditions of sparkling hot sound textures that favour the multilayered rhythms of Vocal, Tribal, Progressive and Tech House.

DJ Alain Jackinsky

DJ Alain Jackinsky

Alain’s reputation is one of a true crowd pleaser. Over the years, he claimed weekly and monthly residencies at the most popular gender rich clubs in the province of Quebec Canada, such as Club Apollon, the Complexe Sky, Club Drague, Stereo Nightclub, and he regularly performs around the world in highly acclaimed venues and events such as Miami Winter Party, Viva New York City, The Week Brazil, Karmabeat Mexico or Circuit Barcelona Festival in Spain.

Alain’s current influences derive from the likes of today’s international key figures in the house music scene, but make no mistakes, Jackinsky always succeeds in setting himself apart with his sulphuric style and sharp musical inspiration. In order to expand his horizons as a producer, Alain completed a full training program at the ''École MusiTechnic'' in Montreal, in 2006, where he refined his technical skills and acquired all the necessary tools that would enable him to invest all his time on his life-long dream, music production.

DJ Paulo (Los Angeles)

DJ Paulo

DJ Paulo

Club goers flock to events around the world to experience the seductive beats and music of DJ PAULO-a truly international DJ originally from Portugal, raised in the US, Paris and London and who now lives in Los Angeles. His unique and distinctive tribal sound has planted him firmly amongst the ranks of top DJs, headlining at some of the world’s largest and most prestigious clubs, circuit events and festivals. Some of these include Pacha and Black Party in NYC, The Week in Rio & Sao Paulo, Black & Blue and Stereo in Montreal, Karmabeat Mexico, Ageha Japan, Space Miami, Circuit in Barcelona, The Pines Party on Fire Island, White Party Palm Springs, Winter Party Miami, Song Kran Bangkok, you name it, PAULO has probably headlined it. His remarkable versatility enables him to play from smaller venues as well as life-size circuit events-gay, straight, primetime or after-hours he can do it all.

DJ Paulo

DJ Paulo

PAULO’s impressive reputation has landed him esteemed primary residencies at some of the best clubs in the country (Viva 48 & XL in NYC & Peter Rauhofer’s “Work” Parties amongst others). His demand extends into remixing, producing official remixes (many times reaching #1 on Billboard) for world-renowned recording artists like Madonna, Justin Bieber, Christina Aguilera, Cher, Lady Gaga, Kelly Clarkson, Beyonce, and Chaka Kahn (just to name a few). His podcasts, which include his personal, remixes and mash-ups, are some of the most sought after podcasts on the web, regularly reaching #1 on sites such as Podomatic, Mixcloud, & Hearthis.at. It’s no surprise his trophy cabinet even includes the “Best DJ/Producer/Remixer” honor, presented at the 6th Annual JustCircuit Awards.

PAULO’s passion for music is something he cannot help but share. He helped mentor Canadian DJ Alain Jackinsky. Together, they’ve collaborated in the studio and produced new favorites such as “Chicky Boom!”, Justin Bieber’s “As Long as You Love Me” & Madonna’s “Living for Love”. His beloved mix breed terrier known as Lucy inspired him to produce the brand name “TRIBAL BITCH”. With over 20 years in the business, PAULO keeps evolving, always keeping his sound “unique”.