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Cielo Announces 5 Year Anniversary Album on Tommy Boy, February DJ
Edited Press Release
In New York City, Cielo continues to celebrate their 5th anniversary
year this month with an exciting array of DJ dates. The club will also
be releasing the fifth installment in its critically-acclaimed
compilation series in June 2008. The special album will commemorate the
Cielo 5 Year Anniversary and for this release, Cielo will join forces
with the ground-breaking label Tommy Boy.
On the new
venture, Cielo's co-owner Nicolas Matar says, "We're delighted to
partner up with legendary music label Tommy Boy to continue the success
of our compilation series." Meanwhile, the club will gear up for what
looks like six more weeks of winter, with some intoxicating nights
coming your way.
Chris Ryan and Fusion
Group present the debut of their new party, Arctic Fusion, promising to
revolutionize NYC nightlife. Brooklyn 's own Larry Tee, with support from James Anderson, provide the
soundtrack to an extravaganza complete with performers and musicians at
every event. This innovative party, which promises to treat every
patron like a VIP with concierge service, debuts Sunday February 10.
King Britt returns for a
special all-night Deep Space set at the Cielo party of the same name on
February 11th. This Monday night weekly promises adventures into future
dub, spacey vibes and abstract grooves. The Philadelphia born DJ
co-founded Ovum Records with Josh Wink
but is now focusing on playing his smooth blend of organic soul to
house lovers around the world.
Deep Space will feature resident DJ Francois
K on the 4th, 18th, and 25th, with a special opening set by T. Tauri the last Monday of the
month. Area Events brings Dutch DJ and producer Fedde le Grand to the decks at Cielo
on February 21st. Best known for his ubiquitous single Put Your Hands
Up 4 Detroit, Fedde will be spinning his unique blend of house and
electro for a rare NYC appearance.
Carl Craig starts off a
new residency at Demon Day's Valentine's Day Bash. One of techno
music's most celebrated auteurs is finally getting the mainstream
recognition he deserves. With a Grammy nod for his Junior Boys remix, a
performance of his composition "Technology" at Carnegie Hall last
month, and a career retrospective coming out on !K7 in February, Craig
seems set to take over the world in 2008. Share this special day with
us, Thursday February 14th.
Saturday February 16th is Paradizo, one of Cielo's signature party
nights. Special guest DJ Olivier
from Amnesia, Ibiza , joins Cielo and summertime Pacha Ibiza resident Willie Graff for a much-needed dose
of the magical island during this NYC winter. No work Monday? Sunday
night the 17th legendary DJ Junior
Vasquez hits the decks for his monthly residency.
Finally, celebrate the extra day this month on Thursday February 28th
(into the 29th) with Mistress Barbara
and the highly anticipated NYC debut of Cobblestone Jazz (live).
Mistress Barbara, the first lady of Techno needs no introduction; she
has been a fixture since bursting onto the scene in the late 90's. The
unique trio Cobblestone Jazz fronted by techno maven Mathew Jonson infuses the
improvisation of jazz with his personal style to create a distinctive
Located at 18 Little West 12th Street, in the heart of New York City 's
Meat Packing District, is open nightly from 10:00pm-4:00am. Cielo
is a beautifully designed 350-capacity club featuring a world-class,
state-of-the-art digital Funktion One soundsystem. Since its opening in
2003, Cielo has become an internationally renowned dance music
nightclub brand and has upheld its edict of world-class music,
professional service and all-inclusive atmosphere.
Over the last 5 years, Cielo has continued to triumph and collect
accolades including; Club World Awards 2008 nominee for Best Club
(Winner 2005 & 2006), Best Party - Dance. Here. Now. and Best
Resident DJ - Louie Vega at
Roots; Top 50 Nightclubs in the World- DJ Magazine 2006 & 2007;
Best Nightclub- Village Voice 2006; Best Deep House Club- New York
Magazine 2006; Best Resident DJ Francois K- Club World Awards 2006
& 2005; Best Venue USA - URB Magazine 2005; Best Interior Design -
Club World Awards 2004; Best Club - Dancestar Awards USA 2004.
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