Eli & Fur

Eli & Fur

Shawn Q, Blinkhorn

Friday May 5

10:00 pm

This event is 18 and over

***Free before 11 PM for 21+. Ages 18-20 by advance ticket only.*** No photo/video allowed. Advance ticket sales end one hour before doors.

Eli & Fur
Eli & Fur
Since breaking onto the scene in 2013, Eli & Fur have been perfecting a sound built around infectious melodies and seductive vocal lines which have mesmerized dance floors & radio waves from London to Los Angeles. Their captivating sets have seen the duo play alongside the likes of Maceo Plex, Hot Since 82, Kölsch and Seth Troxler. Appearing on line ups from Ants, Vagabundos, Bugged Out and Digital with their Festival highlights including Creamfields, Leeds Festival, Bestival and the ultimate of all festivals, Glastonbury.

The duo’s debut track, ‘You’re So High’ reached the top 3 on Hype Machine and has since picked up over 3 million plays. ‘Seeing is Believing’ saw the girls collaborate with Shadow Child and release on Defected, ‘Feel The Fire’came on Anjunadeep and ‘Your Eyes’ saw the girls self-release on NYX Muisc and team up with Beatport in the first ever Artist Partnership on Beatport’s newly launched streaming platform. More recently Eli & Fur released the incredibly received ‘California Love’ EP which propelled them in the US and helped them gain their first ever performance on Coachella 2016.

2015 saw the rise and rise of Eli & Fur. Tipped by Beatport as 2015 Artists to Watch, they’e since been nominated for ‘Best Newcomer’ in The DJ Awards, ‘Best Producer’ in the Bass Music Awards, ‘Best Breakthrough DJ’ at DJ Magazine’s ‘Best of British’ and more recently ‘Best Breakthrough Artist’ in the 2016 IDMA Awards. Their productions have been heavily supported by the champion of dance music, Pete Tong, and the girls are set to unleash their next wave of releases and a series of collaborations which have seen them pair up with Dantiez Saunderson, Tâches, Erick Morillo, Santé and more.

Eli & Fur rolled out 2015 with a Thelma & Louise inspired tour through North America. Documenting every step of their 13 city tour on Go-Pro, taking planes, train, automobiles and boats, dropping into radio stations, studio sessions, TV networks and clubs. It was an unusual way to approach the US market but a life time dream inspired by quite possibly the two coolest chics ever to grace the big screen. The end result is the self-made video for California Love.
Shawn Q
Shawn Q
“Bass you can hear, Bass you can feel”
Heavy baselines are what you can expect from Shawn Q. Luring you in with every new track, I hope you came to dance.

Shawn Q, hails from Baltimore, Maryland where he held a 10 year residency at Baltimore’s premier after hours club, one of the only parties in the city area focused on underground house music. His style is a fusion of Miami, New York and Detroit, with a focus on intense underground grooves to make you move.

Shawn skillfully blends new tracks with classics, custom re-edits, and live remixes; delivering each track with precision, sure to bring any crowd to their feet. His ability to read a crowd is almost telepathic.

Producing tracks since the late nineties has enabled Shawn to earn multiple Billboard #1 Dance chart remixes and tracks featured on BBC radio 1 essential mixes. Shawn has had over 20 label releases in his career, including 10 on vinyl (as Shawn Q as well as his Q&K Session moniker). Legendary Dj’s around the world such as Danny Tenaglia and Oscar G use Shawn Q’s tracks and re-edits as “secret weapons” in their sets, where they’ve stayed in rotation year after year. In 2014 Shawn Q’s track “Hit That” with it’s funked out percussion and smashing 808 bassline, caught the attention of Dirtybird boss Claude VonStroke.

A mutual love for heavy basslines and a commitment to the underground sound, secured their union. Be prepared for a flood of new music and much more coming from Shawn Q in 2015 and beyond.
Blinkhorn
Venue Information:
U Street Music Hall
1115 U Street NW
Washington, DC, 20009
http://www.ustreetmusichall.com/