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MIX: Women on Wax
Kick off Women’s History Month at MIX: Women on Wax, inspired by the record label with the same name, for an evening celebrating women in DJ culture. From 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Cleveland’s own DJ Red-I spins a curated selection of hip-hop, house, and funk that showcases women musicians and producers. Then from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m., Detroit’s international superstar DJ MINX, also known as The First Lady of Wax, spins a vinyl dance music set ranging from deep and minimal grooves to techno and house. Food and drink items, including cocktails, beer, and wine, are available to purchase from Bon Appétit.
More about the artists:
DJ Red-I (Brittany Benton) has cemented herself as an integral part of Cleveland’s music scene for more than a decade. She is one half of the hip-hop duo FreshProduce and is the founder of Beat Freak, Cleveland’s monthly beats showcase. In 2018, she opened Brittany’s Record Shop, an independent record store that focuses on hip-hop, reggae, and soul. In 2019, she was nominated as “Best DJ” in Cleveland Scene’s Best of Cleveland.
DJ MINX (Jennifer Witcher) is a dance music legend. In 2015, Mixmag recognized her as one of 20 women who have shaped the history of dance music, and the next year, Time Out New York named her one of the “Best house music DJs of all time.” In 2018, she received the Spirit of Detroit award. DJ MINX is also well known as the founder of Women on Wax, a platform that helps elevate female DJs from Detroit, as well as Women on Wax Records, its associated label.
The entertainment schedule for the evening is as follows:
6:00 p.m.: DJ Red-I
8:00 p.m.: DJ Minx
Additional discounts may apply. Member benefits vary depending on level.