GRIDLOK - ESP101 [LEARN TO BELIEVE] SATURDAY APRIL 11: Gridlok!!! ++ more TBA
- RUSH aka "The IRIS, Atlanta GA
THE legendary weekly Saturday night event is back. You have all heard the stories of the most magical nights of ESP101[Learn To Believe] now you have an opportunity to experience it for yourself...... ENJOY!!!
Tickets on sale now: http://irispromotion.eventbrite.com/
IRIS ESP101 FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST:
*** ILL GATES ***
-> RL SHINE
-> FULL FREQUENCY ->
--> GINGER PIMP ->
---> NEXTAKIN ->
----> DADDY DOUG->
-----> CASPER ->
-------> MEAN MUG ->
---------> P PUNK->
---> L LUMEN
--> SILVER (Special Birthday Celebration)
THE IRIS TERRACE - THE SILENT DISCO - HOSTED BY:
-> BRIAN TEDDER & FRIENDS
SOUL KITCHEN - HOSTED BY:
RALPH & LOUIE AND FRIENDS
YOUR MASTER OF CEREMONY AND HYPE KINGS:
-> MC ARION LEE
-> MC WORD
ENTERTAINMENT CONNOISSEURS & HOSTS:
-> THE MOST BEAUTIFUL IRIS GIRLS <-
-> Eccentric Crew <-
-> RETOX Crew <-
lll.Gates is a Toronto-based composer, performer and educator. Over the past 16 years, he has established a global fanbase and a reputation as one of the most dynamic electronic music artists around. He regularly tours across North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. Gates has headlined at such festivals as Burning Man, Shambala, the World Electronic Music Festival and the New Orleans Jazz Festival. His first full-length release, Autopirate (Muti Music, 2008) charted and continues to sell strongly. His upcoming triple album The ill.Methodology and accompanying online course are highly anticipated. Gates was recently selected as one of the Next 100 by URB Magazine.
Many of his contemporaries cite ill.Gates as a key artistic influence and inspiration in their music. While on tour, Gates frequently teaches workshops to grateful and attentive audiences, in which he shares his highly effective approach to producing quality finished music as well as insights into the mentality and strategies necessary to succeed in the music business.
Kristen Sheehan, aka RL Shine has been popping up all over the map in the past 3 years from GA to NY and creeping into the midwest and beyond in 2012. She's shared the bill with acts including Young Guru, DJ Clockwork, Mac Miller, Porter Robinson, Nit Grit, Two Fresh, Will Clark, NY's long standing event, Concrete Jungle, Dara, Benga, Starkey, Heroes & Villains, Mayhem, Street Lurkin', Kid Cedek and many more.
(OVER 3000 confirmed) GET YOUR PRESALES -This event WILL sell out in advance.
Main Event HERE: http://www.facebook.com/events/414929768534019/
ALL 411: www.facebook.com/irispromo
Atlanta’s biggest EDM showcase w/ 4 different atmospheres for your pleasure!
OPEN LATE TILL 4AM
• 4 rooms of MASSIVE TURBO sound and custom laser and light installations
• Elevated VIP lounges w/ private cocktail server, private security, perfect views of the main stage!
• Outdoor terrace with silent disco;
• 15 DJ’s spinning Atlanta’s best electronic music;
• Confetti blasts;
• Free giveaways and ALL NIGHT and more!
IRIS was Voted Creative Loafing Reader Pick’s “Best Late Night Party Spot” and “Best Local Promoter,” IRIS knows how to throw THE VERY BEST and MOST massive bass heavy party with the thickest vibe cocktail possible under one roof. We love you Atlanta! EVERY SATURDAY We bring you the highest quality full production event with the most electrifying energy you have to experience to believe. ESP101 [Learn To Believe]
Open: 10pm – 4am
18 + | 21 to drink
Price: $10 - $35 (VIP) | Presales highly encouraged!
RSVP on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/308643512567749/
“The IRIS” aka Rush: 2715 Buford Hwy NE, Atlanta GA 30305
4 different ROOMS of amazing sound. The very best in EVERY genre of EDM: Electro, Drum & Bass, BASS Music, Breaks, DubStep, Trance, House, Hip Hop (old, middle, new school) . THE Biggest Turbosound in Atlanta in ALL 4 rooms sponsored by NINJA SOUND and THE MOST MASSIVE custom lasers and light installations sponsored by AREA 51 Presents. PREPARE for the most spectacular sound, laser, and lighting extravaganza you have ever experienced by IRIS.
Dress Code: Everyone welcome, but we encourage everyone to look your best and ready to dance! A little sexy never hurt anyone ;-)
IRIS DAY CALENDAR
-- Sat March 16: IRIS SPRING BREAK W/ BAD ROBOTZ
-- Sat March 23: DARA
-- Sat March 30: ILL GATES
-- Sat April 6: PHUTUREPRIMITIVE & ILL ESHA
--Sat April 13: BUTCH CLANCY!!
BIOGRAPHY'S OF OUR AMAZING TALENT ---------------------------------
Support your locals "the best talent in the land"
:::::::::::::: IRIS RESIDENTZ::::::::::::::::::::::
:::: SIKORA Original IRIS ::::Breakbeat, Drum & Bass, Dubstep Music
Iris ESP resident, DJ Sikora's first show was with Iris ESP at the Church in 1999. Since then he has been shaking asses and bringing people into the scene. Sikora is known for his smooth mixing and his ability to take the crowd on journey they won't forget. Check out Sikora live, for a performance you don't want to miss. To get a taste of what to expect you can go to the iTunes store and search DJ Sikora Podcast to download all his new and old mixes for free.http://www.facebook.com/pages/DJ-Sikora/136534406388500
:::: MK ULTRA -- AN IRIS CROWD FAVORITE & MEMBER OF THE IRIS GIRLS
M.K Ultra is a DJ/ Producer based out of Atlanta playing many genres such as dubstep, house, electro, moombaton, and hardstyle. Known for her high energy and constant movement. She loves producing dubstep and dirty electro. Rising fast as one of the only female dubstep artists in the Atlanta. Playing at your favorite clubs such as Opera, Primal, Luckie Lounge, Connect Lounge, Stoned Studios, QUAD, Spring forth, and other venues she never fails to deliver a high energy dirty set ready to melt your face off and leave you sweating. MK Ultra started DJing in the early summer of 2011 rapidly progressing to be well known in Atlanta for her talent to bring energy to a crowd. She is now booking out of state gigs and is looking at a National summer tour in mid August 2012. Be looking for her new EP soon! MK Ultra claims that this is just what she loves to do. She really genuinely enjoys DJing and is addicted to music production. She can't wait to see how Djing and producing progresses for her in the future. SHE HAS PLAYED WITH HEADLINERS SUCH AS PORTER ROBINSON, AK1200, MARK INSTINCT, MARTY PARTY, HULK, COOKIE MONSTA, POPESKA, OBLIVION, CAPTAIN PANIC, BASSEX, NERD RAGE, DJ MEGAN FOX, DJ COURTNEY, STREET LURKIN, AND MANY MORE!
:::: RALPH & LOUIE Right Left Studios / IRIS / RAAW) - Atlanta, GA
When we hit the decks at any event it is known that from that point on the crowd is in our hands. For over 18 years each these 2 seasoned DJs have rocked dance floors across the nation and have joined forces to bring your their new brain child.. RALPH & LOUIE! While feeding off each others energy and mastering the EQ and effects you will know there style is different than what you have heard before.. And if thats not enough and you are lucky enough to catch a set when they include live instruments such as Drums, Didgeridoo, Guitars, horns and more.. you will know why you are scheduling to see there next show in advanced.. Welcome to the minds of Ralph & Louie!!
:::: CASPER Affiliations - Iris Original, Bass Wars, Underground Syndicate
Since 1995 Ryan Harrison otherwise known by the monikers Casper and Saturat3d Phat has been involved with the Dance Music movement. In 1997 his Dedication to the scene and passion for the music would lead him behind the decks. Two years later he had earned residencies with Iris Promotions, Viynl Boy, 421 entertainment and various other promoters and clubs in Atlanta. His ability to keep the crowd hype and rock the dance floor was all that was needed to take him all over the Country to play alongside many of the top dance music artists in the world. Known as a turntable terror with layered mixing and battle style Cuttin and scratchin he always brings it funky and fresh. In 2003 his first production work" Right Now/Asteroid" with Dj Neutron & The West City AllStars was released on 20K Freaks Records with great response. He has since had hundreds of remixes and original tracks drop. With no plans to slow down this Dj, producer and promoter continues his quest to entertain crowds everywhere!!!
is the alter ego of JR Harrison III from Atlanta GA. If you are into the EDM scene at all and have gone to Atlanta Night Clubs (Terminal West, Connect Lounge, Quad, Opera Nightclub, Rush Lounge etc) on any day of the week, chances are you have seen him spin and blend high intensity EDM beats across all genres to the masses. He goes by V3RSATILE because instead of just sticking to one genre of EDM like most other DJ’s, he will spin anything & everything, always heightening the mood and creating unique raging set. Ranging from Progressive & Electro House, Deep Dark Ibiza Tech House, Funky Disco Beats, Trapstep & Oldschool throwbacks, & occasionally some liquid DnB and & Dubstep - Prepare yourself for a musical journey of epic proportions.
V3RSATILE is also the creator and mixer of the Atmospheric Beats Podcasts series, featuring 1-2hr downloadable mixes of epic Progressive House, Funky Disco and Tech House, Trance, Dubstep, & Electro House. Featuring Guests mixes by Wilki-1, Jefferson Deep Balance, Dunsker, and others coming soon. Check out these mixes on soundcloud www.soundcloud.com/atlversatile or mixcloud @ www.mixcloud.com/v3satile .
Come see me every saturday at my Residency at Rush Lounge for the Iris Parties. Stay tuned for the first production EP coming out soon from V3RSATILE, titled Atmospheric Beats
He has played alongside artists such as DJ Odi, Street Lurkin, James Egbert, Phantom 45, Dirty Talk, Cyberoptics, Hulk, Dara, Numbernin6, Evol Intent, RL Shine, Document One, Nerd Rage, Logistics, DJ Icey, Bad Robots, Eddie Gold, McBeezy, Ployd, Mark Yurm, Arion, AK1200, Danny The Wild Child, Mantis, D.O.H., Lego…. As well as, amongst all other Local EDM ATL DJ’s including Dunsker, MK Ultra, Ployd, Syl-o, Avarice and many others…
Check Out A Mini Documentary on V3RSATILE:
MORE SOUNDCLOUDS & LINKS
NEXTaKIN aka D-LEMMA - IRIS, 1200 Hustle
MC ARION LEE
MC WORD & The Retox Crew w/ Fire Hula Hoopers
Iris Presents, Inc. is an electronic dance music event and promotion company, committed to providing the highest quality entertainment experience. Our aim is to spread joy, light, positivity and fun to the community through imaginative, live and interactive entertainment experiences. Our company is founded on the core value to treat others as you would like them to treat you. We believe we can spread these values by creating a truly positive shared experience.
If you do not leave our event feeling like you are family, we have not fulfilled our promise. For more information, visit our website at www.irispresents.com
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