Join me at the "Stand Proud York Region" charity gala March 25th

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Join me at the "Stand Proud York Region" charity gala March 25th

I've once again been honoured with an invitation to DJ at the annual "Stand Proud York Region" Charity Gala,  taking place March 25th at the Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham. For a fourth year in a row I'll be providing entertainment for this very important community event, and this year I'll be sharing the stage with band Stereoflavour as well as drag performance by Sofonda Cox.

Check out the event description below, and click here for the Facebook event page for more info and link to purchase tickets: https://www.facebook.com/events/493893580981707/

"This stylish event is the most colourful celebration of the year, benefiting the LGBTQ2 community.

Funds raised go right back to the community by helping pflag continue to provide vital peer-to-peer support services to those in need, educational materials to send to schools so kids never feel alone, and by allowing us to provide training and workshops to organizations who want to be more inclusive.

Come stand proud, stand loud and stand together with us for this exciting charity event!"

-PFLAG York Region

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Let Me DJ my way into your heart at the "Love (Actually)" opening night party

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Let Me DJ my way into your heart at the "Love (Actually)" opening night party

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Curated by Scarlet O'Neill, The Love (Actually) exhibit is a group photo-show showcasing the power of love & happiness in real moments during weddings. It’s returning for it’s second time and will be an annual show at the Gladstone Hotel. 

I'll be DJing the opening night reception, happening at the Gladstone Hotel February 8th, from 7-10pm. It's FREE!! Come check out the photography,  meet the artists and mingle with others in the local wedding community.

More info on the Facebook event page:

https://www.facebook.com/events/1967228080206720/permalink/1967445243518337/

See you there! 

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Wrapping up 2017 with my "Best of the Year" Mix

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It's that time again!

Each year I put out an hour-long mix of the music from the year that was -- including tracks that got played a whole lot, and ones I think might've been overlooked.

As with every year, there was so much music to work with. This year's mix includes Major Lazer, Calvin Harris, Post Malone, Drake, Future, Jay Z and Kendrick Lamar to name a few...

Stream it on Mixcloud here.

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We've reached a big milestone!

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We just reached an amazing milestone: DJ Rich Sweet has 50 5-star reviews on Google! 

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who chose to work with us and take the time to leave feedback. Your reviews show others that you trusted us with your events and we did a stellar job!

We're lucky to do what we love and have such great clients --See you at 💯  !

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The "Yorkville Village Arts Festival" Opening Gala

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The "Yorkville Village Arts Festival" Opening Gala

I've got a lot of eclectic songs and remixes that I don't get the chance to play a lot. These are tracks that are maybe just a little too laid back to get a dance party started, or are by up-and-coming artists that haven't reached mainstream success yet. So when I was asked to DJ the opening gala of the Yorkville Village Arts Festival, I knew it'd be the perfect opportunity to dust of some of these artsier selections. 

DJ Rich Sweet at The Yorkville Village Arts Festival Opening Gala

DJ Rich Sweet at The Yorkville Village Arts Festival Opening Gala

Now in its fourth year, the festival is a joint initiative between First Capital Realty and the Faculty of Art at OCAD University. This cultural event showcases over 60 original contemporary art pieces created by 28 OCAD students and recent graduates. 

The gala was hosted by iHeartRadio's Andrea Collins, and featured live painting, a virtual reality art experience and opportunity to chat with the artists themselves.

Some of the more off-beat songs I mixed in were:

  • Jessie Ware - Alone (Toddla T Remix)
  • Sade - Nothing Can Come Between Us (Pomo Remix)
  • Jared Jackson - Loyal to the Dancefloor
  • Solange - Cranes in the Sky (Kaytranada Remix)
  • Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band - Love Like This

The pop up gallery is open to the public November 3rd to 8th. More info here: http://yorkvillevillage.com/event/yorkville-village-arts-festival

 

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