DJs on the Harbor
August 5 - August 26, 2011
The best waterfront dance party in Boston! Presented in conjunction with the exhibition The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl,the ICA brings some of the best DJs around to the Boston Harbor for three summer night's of art, music, and dancing.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 5
CLASSIC DJ THROWDOWN
The ICA presents an evening of classic turntablism with four New England DJs: DJ Ninja B, DJ Nestley Quick, DJ Laz e Boy, and DJ Leanski. They will show off their skills with scratch demonstrations, DJ battle routines, and other tricks of the trade. Of course, there will be plenty of classic tunes to keep the party dancing as well.
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12
MEXICAN INSTITUTE OF SOUND
Mexico City–based Mexican Institute of Sound fuses Latin American folk rhythms with the most up-to-the-minute hip-hop and electronica. DJ and producer Camilo Lara will turn the ICA into "a sweaty indie dance party below the bustling streets of [Latin America's] most popular cities."
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
JD SAMSON (MEN, LE TIGRE)
A member of the electronic feminist band Le Tigre, JD Samson also performs with MEN, a band that focuses on the radical potential of dance music. As a DJ, JD Samson would like to create “space for rad people to dance and smile and hold each other.” Sounds good!