On Saturday, 11th of July, Belgrade Banging is taking you to the golden age of house music. These were the times when we danced to the hits by Fedde Le Grand, David Guetta, Yves Larock, Bob Sinclair, Junior Jack, Alex Gaudion, Steve Angello, Benny Benassi and many others. House music of the period from 2000-2011. marked generations of clubbers and brought the unique atmosphere and vibe to Belgrade’s nightlife, that most of us remembers very well.
Good old rhythms will be revived at Banging Summer Arena by OYSHA and MARK FUNK! They will perform back-to-back and present the biggest hits of this period. Danny Cruz will warm up the hot atmosphere under the open sky in Mostarska 5 street. The entrance will be 200 rsd, and after 01:30 a.m. 300 rsd.
Mark Funk is a DJ and producer from Belgrade, working with electronic music for 15 years. His first serious steps are shown with the release of his first tracks for DISKZOO, label of Marko Milićević (Gramophonedzie). These tracks presented the talent and recognizable Mark Funk sound, described with the influence of disco and funky music. The cooperation with BLACKSOUL, now already reputed Jack’O, brings him No.1 track at Traxsource portal. Since then, Mark Funk becomes a known name in the funky house sound world. Mark Funk was officially pronounced for No.12 Jackin House producer worldwide by Traxsource! He is the only European found in the company of the best, shoulder to shoulder with legends suck as DJ Snake, J Paul Getto, Derrick Carter, Demarkus Lewis and many others. In the meantime, he started his own label, Cruise Music with the young and talented Danny Cruz.
Oysha is the synonym for the best house in Belgrade. Definitely one of the top 5 Belgrade’s DJs and long time resident of club Sound, and later on of the club Tube too. Oysha is No. 1 representative of Belgrade’s new “feel good house” school of DJs. Since 2003 on, he played virtually all Belgrade and Serbian clubs, being a resident at the biggest and best of them. He played alongside Marshall Jeferson, Andy Ward, Axwell, David Penn, Funkerman, Tommyboy, Xpress 2, Juan Kidd, Milk & Sugar, Lisa Millet, SPIT, Salome de Bahia, Jazzy M, Soul Avengerz, Yves La rock, The Beginerz, Daddy’s Groove, Alex Kenji, Seamus Haji, Pete Gooding, Gadjo, Tom Novy and many other big names that visited Serbia. Now he is resident at clubs Terassa, Shake ‘n’ Shake & at bars Lamartine & Cache. He also was resident in The Tube, Brankow, Re-Publika, Plastic, Sound, Dragstor Play. Oysha continues to play tirelessly today. He is highly sought after, not only for his technical skills, but for his capability to make a party and keep it going. Oysha is setting a standard by which tomorrow’s generation of Serbian party DJs will be measured.
Do not miss reviving the sounds that wake old positive emotions and bring back to the times when house music ruled the world together with Belgrade Banging and 2000 people!
More information at www.belgradebanging.com.
Dragana Kostica is the Belgrade-based editor in chief and founder of Still in Belgrade art, culture and club scene magazine. She holds a Master of Arts in Cultural Policy and Management in Arts (MA of Arts) and a Bachelor degree in Archaeology.