Groove2 & We Are // Roy Davis Jr.
Groove2 returns with our second show of 2017, playing host to Chicagos finest, Roy Davis Jr. JJ Mowbray, Aka US and Andy Pickard, Woos & Maximilian FD will be warming things up on the dance floor from 9, Five fine acts that are guaranteed to get the party started.
If the line up wasn’t enough, the venue will certainly blow you away. We’ll be transforming Church with a secret theme involving immersive projection mapping that will be revealed on the night. A few things that can be insured is plenty of props, wigs and good vibes from start to finish.
We’ll be giving 10% of all profits to LSU (Love Support Unite), providing much needed healthcare, education and skills workshops to hundreds of Malawian people - https://lovesupportunite.org/
Groove2 & We Are at The Chapel, Church
Saturday 15th April
21:00 - 04:00
Limited Early Birds - £8
General - £10
Ticket Arena -
ROY DAVIS JR.
Davis grew up in Chicago, Illinois, and was turned on to house music at an early age by the likes of Lil' Louis, DJ Pierre, Farley Keith (Farley Jackmaster Funk) & Marshall Jefferson. Davis began his own production company named Phuture in the late 1980s and went on to become an A&R scout for record label Strictly Rhythm in NYC whilst also running his Chicago founded record label Undaground Therapy Muzik. A few years later Roy Davis and singer-songwriter Peven Everett wrote and produced the single "Gabriel" which was released on Large Records and later licensed and released on XL Recordings in 1996. The track garnered international airplay, and was played in nightclubs around the world. It peaked at #22 in the UK Singles Chart in November 1997. The single sold over 200,000 copies, and has appeared on numerous of compilation albums including Desert Island Mix from Gilles Peterson and continues to be a pioneering record in the history of Garage & House music. In 2004, Davis' track, About Love reached #70 in the UK Singles Chart. Adding to the list of previous chart success with records such as "Who Dares To Believe In Me" under alias The Believers and "All I Do" released on Omar-S artist-run label FXHE. Roy Davis Jr., has also been known for his work for Daft Punk's label Roulè which operated out of Paris in the early 90's and also his production work for artists Eric Benet / Faith Evans, Mary J Blige, Seal, Patti LaBelle, Christina Milian and Morcheeba.
LOVE SUPPORT UNITE
The Love Support Unite Volunteer Africa Foundation (LSU) is as grass roots as it gets. Created by two sisters, Alice and Nina Pulford, they have established small-scale projects which can be sustained and replicated throughout Malawi to trigger change on a large-scale.
Their volunteers contribute directly to genuine, long lasting development projects, working alongside Malawian communities to create real opportunities and active change.
Through volunteering, they have provided much needed healthcare, education and skills workshops to hundreds of Malawian people and help their volunteers gain an understanding of some of the biggest issues facing the developing world today.
Team G2 x We Are