11/25/2009: Black Wednesday w/ Cedric Gervais at Spybar – Chicago



Pure Chicago presents…

Black Wednesday

Cedric Gervais
Nathan Scott


Spybar Nightclub

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-No cover before 12am
-Reduced cover after 12am

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*Early arrival strongly suggested*

646 N. Franklin
Chicago, IL.

Doors 10p-4am
Proper attire required

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Cedric Gervais Bio: It is an uncommon occurrence in the Electronic Dance Music scene to find an artist sensationally talented as both a DJ and a producer. Cedric Gervais is of the rare breed whose talents behind the decks translate over into the production room. For years he has captivated clubbers and partygoers as he reigned supreme over the Miami dance scene. Although originally born in Marseilles, Cedric Gervais has chosen Miami as his adopted home, and the city has been more than happy to embrace him. He has held residencies at Crobar (now Cameo) and the world famous Nikki Beach, before taking over the Space Terrace. Cedric’s presence at the Space Terrace was felt immediately as people in the thousands began lining up to witness him devastate the after-hours scene. Despite being in such heavy demand, Cedric still found time to take his talents into the studio. His first single with Ultra Records, “Burning” was a great success on both the charts and the underground circuit. Soon after, he unleashed his debut album “The Experiment”, which featured the massive hit, “Spirit in My Life”. The album took him to a different level as he spent the next couple of years touring the world, entertaining and thrilling his many fans. His production credits include working with the likes of Lenny Kravitz, Deep Dish, Steve Lawler, and Rachel Star, just to name a few. Whilst maintaining a hectic tour schedule, Cedric has managed to both continue his residency at Space and spend plenty of time in the production room. His latest single, “Mauri’s Dream”, was Pete Tong’s Essential Tune of the Week three weeks in a row, and has received great critical acclaim from both DJs and producers. Many consider it to be one of the best, if not the best song revealed at the 2009 Winter Music Conference. It will be hard for any producer to top “Mauri’s Dream”, but tantalizingly enough, Cedric has expressed that “Mauri’s Dream” is just the beginning of what should be a string of smash hit releases. Currently, Cedric is working on his highly anticipated second album, “Miamication”; which is scheduled for release later this summer. He is working closely with Sharam (of Deep Dish fame) and the duo already had a monster record together, entitled, “U Don’t Even Know Us”, under the moniker, Sharvais. Cedric has also just relaunched his two record labels, Sleaze Records and SleazeTech. Having undergone major makeovers, the two labels are ready to take the Electronic Dance Music world by storm. Sleaze Records will specialize in house music and SleazeTech will focus on Techno and Minimal. Both labels are set to begin a heavy release schedule with the first set of releases coming in the end of April. With a host of new talent signed to the two labels, it is only a matter of time before Cedric propels them both to the top. Very few have managed to enjoy the kind of success Cedric Gervais has worked hard to achieve in such a short span of time. The scary, yet enthralling aspect about Cedric’s career is that it has yet to reach it peak. Although it would be cliché to say the future is bright for this young star, it is nevertheless true. No one can be sure what is in store for Cedric, but what can be certain is his impact will be one that will be felt for generations to come.

Nathan Scott Bio:
Nathan Scott has been developing his performace for the last 7 years as an artist working 5 nights a week primarily around the Chicago night club scene and is currently performing all over the United States with doing over 250 shows in 2008 ,and is the resident DJ from Chicago on XM BPM(channel 81)/Sirius (channel 36) radio on Friday nights at 9PM (central) and Saturday 2AM(central). BPM was voted the #1 dance station in the US. Currently Nathan’s mix with DJ Antoine “Underneath” is #4 on their chart. For the past 5 years he has held his residincy at Crobar in Chicago, which was voted by Maxim magazine as one of the Top 10 Clubs in the US and at MODA, which was featured on “Wild on E”.

Nathan was influenced at a young age when he would listen with his father to Chicago house music such as Frankie Knuckles, Julian Perez and Bad Boy Bill. He also followed the sounds of Mark Knight, Victor Calderone and Carl Cox.

During this past year, Nathan has gotten sponsored by Rebel SpiritClothing, and All Acess Energy Drink. Nathan currently holds a residency at Las Vegas’ Ultra Pool WET REPUBLIC every Sunday at the MGM Grand Hotel, which quickly became one of the hottest pool parties in the world. Nathan had the opportunity to open for world class DJ’s such as Kaskade, Sharam, Deadmau5 and Bad Boy Bill just to name a few. You can also find Nathan’s mixes for Ultra Records, on ITunes.

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