DJ lovers, rejoice - the Legends of Vinyl, which honors disc jockeys and their work, will take place on Wednesday, August 17 at Hunters Nightclub.
Featured at this event are 19 first generation DJ honorees. Some of these individuals include DJ Humberto Fleites, DJ Margaret Ann Ronayne,DJ Bobby Stoner, DJ/Radio Personality Leo Vela and more. Additionally, DJ Carlos Menendez as well as DJ Tony Laporte will be inducted into the DJ/Artists Hall of Fame. Shannon and Cynthia Manley will not only be in the list of many musicians being honored, but will also provide performances.
Attendees can also attend the two hour seminar titled "The Past, Present & the Future of Our Industry." On this seminar's panel of DJs, producers, and record company owners is co-founder of the Winter Music Conference DJ Bill Kelly, founder of the Bo Crane Record Pool and Pandisc Music Corporation president Bo Crane, founder of RFC Records/ Fresh Entertainment and Legends of Vinyl Board of Director Ray Caviano, Casablanca Record Promoter Executive DJ Ellen Bogen and lastly, Casablanca Record Promoter Executive DJ Arnie Smith. This seminar will discuss technological advancements and how they impact music's financial success. As well, the status of EDM music is another topic that will be touched upon.
Let's not forget the after party with a performance by Herbie James that goes on until 2 am.
Other individuals getting awarded include producers, recording artists, record executives and promoters, club owners, recording engineers, light design technicians, record pool directors and more. Admission will be free for the general public although contributions are accepted.
This event starts at 4 p.m. Hunters Nightclub is located at 2232 Wilton Drive in Wilton Manors. Call 954-630-3556.