Next to perform in the Heineken DJ Series is Ivano Cafolla & Chris Engel, here on Friday 2nd August, doors 11pm. R.O.A.R. Entry is €8 online and €12 on the night.
Ivano Cafolla is one of Dublin’s most well known and respected DJ’s, his enigmatic style has lead to a number of high profile clients in Dublin’s most high profile venues. Ivano is synomonous with attracting an entourage of the who’s who in Dublin’s social scene. His first club residency was in the now infamous Reynard’s club, Ivano played to a host of celebrity audiences in the heyday of the club. He was then headhunted to take over the decks at Cocoon which was undoubtedly one of the coolest bars in Dublin attracting an exclusive crowd. During his time with Cocoon, Ivano was also working with MCD, Ireland’s top music promoter and this lead him to profile his seamless and innovative funky house sets to thousands of dance music fanatics at Spirit nightclub. Ivano was also short listed from hundreds of Irish dj’s to play the dance tent for four years in a row at Ireland’s biggest music festival Oxygen. Ivano has played beside a veritable A list of International DJ’s such as Bob Sinclar, David Guetta, Robbie Rivera, Bucket Heads, Armand Van Helden, Mylo and as part of his Oxygen sets he warmed up for Paul Van Dyke, Out of Office, Colin Francis, Wally Lopez, David Morellas. Ivano’s music style and reputation landed him International acclaim when he was approached by top UK promoters working out of the elite summer party spot Puerto Banus. Ivano has played at the top Marbella hotspots Niki Beach and the Ocean Club for four years including 4 new residencies under the Afterdark.ie guise this year. In 2006 Ivano set up Afterdark.ie, a clubbing and entertainment website that has now become one of the most recognised and influential viral music portals attracting thousands of clubbers to its site daily. Afterdark has been going for 6 years and we have never been buiser. We have residencies in The Kitchen, Stella Lieu on Fridays and Saturdays. Friday nights The Waterloo Bar & Grill, The Octagon. Saturday nights The Grafton Lounge, The Octagon Bar and Captains Live. Alongside Afterdark.ie, Ivano has developed a number of successful brands and student nights including Miss University one of Irelands biggest beauty pagents. Afterdark will be launching a new consultancy agency AD The Agency catering to the bar and nightclub sector. As music remains Ivano’s main passion he is currently attracting his loyal following to a number of clubs in Dublin. Ivano Caffola is set to be a mainstay in the scene and 2012 will see a number of new and innovative business expansions through his many business interests.
Chris Engel has take Ireland by storm with his style of Sax playing. Chris who is trained in Sweden for 4 years before moving to Dublin with his family is highly regarded on the classical scene and has also made the transition to nightclub gig as his love of House Music took over. Chris has played alongside Ivano Cafolla now for 2 years and the pair have sparked up a great partnership and have taken Ireland clubs by storm with their shows. Chris has payed alongside the biggest international DJs in the world and has need booked to play in Ibiza for 6 dates this summer. Chris is a resident sax palyer in Th Grafton Lounge, Lost Society, The Kitchen Nightclub and Andrews Lane Theatre.
Following on from this, the Next act to perform as part of the Dj Series is the infamous Trevor Nelson on Friday 16th August. Tickets will go on sale this week for both acts.