WORTHY ANNOUNCES 23-DATE NORTH AMERICAN TOUR
WORTHY ANNOUNCES 23-DATE ‘ONE ON ONE’ TOUR
ACROSS NORTH AMERICA
Wrapping up yet another prolific year of upholding the esteemed Dirtybird BBQs to maintaining his own label, the head honcho of Anabatic Records and one of the four founding fathers of the Dirtybird Party, Worthy, is excited to announce his “One-on-One” tour, which will see host to a flock of special guests joining him on different dates across North America and span from his performance on Holy Ship all the way to Miami Music Week.
For this colossal 23-date tour set to kick off in early 2017, Worthy has enlisted artists and friends that he has tremendous respect for including: Ardalan, Billy Kenny, Christian Martin, Gina Turner, Golf Clap, J. Phlip, Justin Martin, Kevin Knapp, Kill Frenzy, Lisbona Sisters, Lux Groove, Mark Starr, Mia Wallace, Oliver Dollar, Option4, Rodriguez Jr., Sepehr, Smalltown DJs, Stanton Warriors, Thee Cool Cats, Thugfucker, Unicorn Fukr, and Walker & Royce. Stacked with an outstanding lineup, attendees are in for quite the show across the USA and Canada as this San Fransisco bred DJ pulls all out all the stops to bring his signature forward rump shaking bass music that so many people have quickly grown to love.
As a thank-you to his ever-faithful fans and as a celebration of the tenth anniversary of his label, Worthy will be releasing a Ten Year Anabatic Compilation this December. The mix, which will be curated by Worthy himself, will include a new remix of his own critically acclaimed track, “On The Floor” featuring Kevin Knapp, in tandem with tracks from a variety of other artists on the flourishing label.
As if the tour and compilation weren’t enough, Worthy unremittingly has his sights and sounds set on the New Year as he prepares new singles & EP releases on labels such as Exploited, Strangelove, Defected and Sweat It Out throughout 2017. Now, geared with his cache of new records and a slew of tour dates, be sure to stay tuned to Worthy’s social media for more updates and further information.
1/13- Good Room, Brooklyn (w/ Rodriguez Jr. *live*)
1/14 – The Masque, Dayton (w/ Stanton Warriors)
1/15 – Dragon’s Den, New Orleans (w/ Unicorn Fukr)
1/20 – The Mid, Chicago (w/ Ardalan)
1/21 – Touch, Cleveland (w/ Sepehr)
1/26 – Necto, Ann Arbor (w/ Golf Clap)
1/27 – Coda, Philadelphia (w/ Oliver Dollar)
1/28 – 1UP, Reno (w/ Thee Cool Cats)
2/1 – Techyes, Tallahassee (w/ Walker & Royce)
2/2 – Gold Room, Gainesville (w/ Kevin Knapp)
2/4 – U Street Music Hall, Washington, DC (w/ Option4)
2/9 – Q, Seattle (w/ Kill Frenzy)
2/10 – Kingdom, Austin (w/ Christian Martin)
2/11 – 301, El Paso (Gina Turner)
2/17 – SITE1A, Milwaukee (w/ Mia Wallace)
2/23 – HiFi, Calgary (w/ Smalltown DJs)
2/24 – Verso, San Francisco (w/ Lisbona Sisters)
2/25 – Vinyl, Denver (w/ Thugfucker)
3/2 – Therapy, Salt Lake City (w/ Justin Martin)
3/3 – 99ten, Edmonton (w/ Billy Kenny)
3/4 – 45 East, Portland (w/ J.Phlip)
3/10 – Wonder Bar, Boston (w/ Lux Groove)
3/11- Treehouse, Miami (w/ Mark Starr)
When it comes down to all the hype, his name says it all. He is Worthy. With an in-depth knowledge of production, mixing, and performance, Worthy has the insight to play for his audience, cultivating intense positive energy on the dance floor. From salty aired islands to dark club basements, over the past 10 years, Worthy has paid reverence to the traditional form of classic house while tripping off the mark and sinking into the euphoric less-charted territories of booty-clapping bass. As Carl Cox said, “The Worthy sound has always been powerful, rocking, funky, bass-driven music at its best, and for me this is the new wave in house music.” He establishes an energetic dance floor camaraderie that makes even the most skeptic hater’s booty shake.
Growing up in Washington DC, Worthy was inspired by the early American rave scene. Upon moving to New York in the late 90’s, he was exposed to artists like LTJ Bukem and Stacey Pullen whose music inspired him to play records across multiple genres, from techno and breaks to hiphop and drum n’ bass. In 2001 he swapped coastlines, moving to San Francisco to pursue his music career. There he teamed up with Claude Von Stroke and Justin and Christian Martin, becoming one of the four founding fathers of the Dirtybird party, Worthy’s breakout track, Irst Te, released on the Dirtybird label in 2007, quickly established his notoriety as a producer. With other bangers like Shy Look, Tric Trac (co-produced with Eats Everything) and the recently release track, Dip, Worthy has been rocking the “Dirtybird” sound for nearly a decade now.
Concurrently, Worthy has established his own label, Anabatic Records, which has allowed him to be a bit more experimental with his production, and expand his reach as an artist. Some of the songs that have charted on sites such as Beatport include Concubia, Work The Walls, and Flashin. In 2014 Worthy released his debut full-length album, Disbehave, a genre-defying rebellion against the house producers status quo. Breaking down rules and boundaries, Worthy has sought to set himself apart from the mundane world of expectation, striking out to release something unexpected. Disbehave was accepted with critical acclaim and received notable press attention.
Early Spring 2015, Worthy will release a two part remix album of Disbehave with artists including Thugfucker, Stanton Warriors, Yolanda be Cool, Matt Tolfrey, and a slough of other amazing producers. He is also back with another Dirtybird release called “So Delicious”, among other tracks that will be due out later this year.
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