A rare double header on Saturday, May 23rd featuring two of Chicago's finest, Steve Smooth & JJ Flores!
Born and raised on Chicago's Southside, Steve Smooth first immersed himself in the dance music scene working at a local record store and then a Chicago based independent record label. As a DJ, Steve worked to perfect his style of mixing by hitting the Chicago club circuit. This, along with Guest appearances on several college radio stations, helped him to gain recognition across the city.
Steve Smooth transitioned to the studio and began producing and remixing tracks for some of the hottest dance labels. His first original production "Beat Freaker" created a frenzy on dance-floors worldwide. This Solidified him as a force to be reckoned with. Shortly after, he earned a spot on Bad Boy Bill's production team working a number of massive dance-floor hits. By working with Bad Boy Bill, Steve ended up hooking up with his then production partner, JJ Flores. Together, they found a signature sound that filled dance floors across the Globe with in-demand originals and remixes for the likes of Nelly Furtado, Santana, Antoine Clamaran, and Eric Prydz among others.
Steve has been previously voted one of “America’s Favorite DJs” according to BPM Magazine. Over the last 5 years Steve has continued to maintain an impressive DJ schedule by touring solo and headlining in 30 different countries as well as playing over 100 shows just in the past year alone.
From his Billboard smash hits to his electro house grooves, JJ Flores has been a pioneer producer in the dance music industry throughout the years. JJ began his career as a child producing music in the heart of Chicago where he witnessed the birth and evolution of House Music. This inspiration and influence led to his first produced record released on Atlantic Records at the age of 17. At age 22, JJ became an integral part of the production team "20 Fingers" - a team responsible for many hit records reaching both gold and platinum sales worldwide. His knowledge and experience allowed him to do remixes for some of the powerhouses in pop music including NSync, Britney Spears, and Christina Milian, just to name a few. From there, he went on to produce with Bad Boy Bill and eventually teamed up with Steve Smooth and established himself as House Music DJ and artist.
Transcending his talents as a DJ, he has had residencies at the hottest spots including Crobar (Chicago), Spybar (Chicago), Dream (Miami Beach), Groove Cruise, and Candy Cruise to name a few. He is currently signed to Ultra Records and recently moved to Los Angeles to continue his work on new music. Keep on the lookout for his next round of crowd pleasing hits and energy filled DJ sets and a tour that will soon follow!
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