Date: Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Start Time: 11:00 PM
Event Type: Special Events, DJ Events
Last Updated: April 20, 2011
Battle At The Barrics Skate Night w DJ Acro
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
DJ Acro hails from Timmins, Ontario, where he got his start in the music industry. While studying, ACRO began collecting records and DJing in Northern Ontario, working with NorthPole Records.DJ Acro moved to Ottawa in 2004, quickly infiltrating the local scene by connecting with DJs and gaining a reputation as a keen and versatile artist. He also began developing DJ workshops for kids while working at the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, merging his passion for music and working with youth.
Acro s raw talent was noticed and soon he was playing at major clubs in Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. DJ Acro has opened for a number of major artists including Kadinall Offishall, Choclair, D12, XZIBIT, and most recently, Mac Miller.
Acro was signed to The Sound Syndicate in 2010, an agency/label representing Ottawas best DJ talent. ACROs background in social work lent itself well to an initiative he undertook with The Sound Syndicate, to further develop his DJ workshops and programming for local youth. These workshops are gaining ground and receiving a great deal of media attention as they continue to grow.
Location: Babylon Nightclub
Address: 317 Bank Street, Ottawa
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