Monster Energy's all-vinyl 7 Inches of Pleasure Tour returns to Calgary
The vinyl revival is as real as ever, with retailers like HMV and Amazon reporting turntables and record players as their best 2015 holiday sellers.
For the fourth year in a row, Monster Energy has assembled five of North America’s finest vinyl crusaders to pack up their crates and in the road to spread good sounds to party people across the country for yet another edition of the 7 Inches of Pleasure Tour.
Four of Canada’s top DJs — Mat The Alien (Whistler), Vinyl Ritchie (Vancouver), DJ Pump (Calgary), and DJ Illo (Ottawa) — will be joined on this pilgrimage by none other than the legendary DJ Scratch from famed hip hop group EPMD.
They’ll be bringing decades of party-rocking experience on a ten-city tour of Canada’s West, seamlessly blending genres from hip hop and R&B, to funk and soul, to electronic and dubstep, to punk and even heavy metal for our listening and dancing pleasure.
From long-time vinyl lovers to new recruits in the vinyl revival, the Monster Energy 7 Inches of Pleasure Tour is sure to satisfy.
Thursday, February 18 – Whistler – GLC
Friday, February 19 – Vancouver – Fox Cabaret
Saturday, February 20th – Kelowna – Habitat
Thursday, February 25th – Victoria – Distrikt
Friday, February 26th – Edmonton – The Common
Saturday, February 27th – Calgary – Hifi Club
Sunday, February 28th – Banff – Dancing Sasquatch
Thursday, March 3rd – Revelstoke – Traverse
Friday, March 4th – Nelson – Bloom
Saturday, March 5th – Fernie – The Northern
Monster Energy’s 7 Inches of Pleasure Tour
Where: Hifi Club – 219 10 Ave SW
When: Saturday, February 27