will be treated to all-star DJ jams over the summer, thanks to Shure Recording
Needlez, Rane, Serato and Tools of War.
Sessions” at Rufus King Park and Crotona Park will bring together three
decades of legendary DJs to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the creation of
DJ Red Alert, Grand Master Caz, The Original Jazzy Ja, Rob Swift, Luvbug Starski,
Cutfucious, Shiftee and scratch inventor GrandWizzard Theodore will perform
over four nights in June and July to display the art of the DJ.
state that scratching was invented by GrandWizzard Theodore in 1975, at the
age of 13. The legendary DJ will be on hand for all 4 evenings as both a host
The free, all-age
concerts kick off June 9 and run through July 28. Below is a full itinerary:
Rufus King Park:
JUNE 16: Mix Master
Ice, GrandMaster Roc Raida, GrandWizzard Theodore,
DJ Supreme, J-Smoke, Spictakular, Excess, IXL, Fat Fingaz, DJ Demize, DJ
Complex and more TBA.
JUNE 23: Luvbug
Starski, The Original Jazzy Jay, Rob Swift, GrandWizzard
Theodore, DJ Geometrix, I-Dee, A+, Complex, Marcus and more TBA.
JUNE 30: Charlie
Chase, GrandMaster Caz, GrandWizzard Theodore, Egg Foo
Young, DJ Big Wiz, DJ Boo, Marcus, Lord Finesse and more TBA.
Sound by the legendary
Superman Sound System. Turntables & Mixers from
the extensive collection of The Original Jazzy Jay (Strong City).
5:30 pm – 8:30
The Gazebo @ Rufus
CROTONA PARK JAMS
JULY 7: DJ Tony
Tone (Cold Crush Brothers), DJ Charlie Chase (Cold Crush
Brothers) and DJ Scratch (EPMD). Host: GrandMaster Caz.
July 14: The Original
Jazzy Jay (Strong City), Kool DJ Red Alert (Power
105/Sirius) and Mix Master Ice (U.T.F.O.). Host: PopMaster Fabel.
6 pm – 9 pm
Crotona Park by Indian Park Lake
Charlotte St. and Crotona Park East, Bronx NY