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Official Sonic Springs Pre-Party

June 2 @ 4:30 pm - 12:30 am

Join us for the Official Sonic Springs Pre-Party! Immerse yourself in a world of exciting and dynamic music, where art, workshops, vibrant vendors, and a thriving community come together to create an unforgettable experience. Save the date: Sunday, June 2nd, at Overflow Brewing Co.
Here’s a preview of the evenings programming:
We will open things with an epic yoga and sound experience by Sonic Yoga (bring your yoga mats). Following that, the musical festivities begin with Sonic Springs founder, Drez Slezak throwing down a funky set and then into the upbeat afro house vibes of local baddie, Queeny. Then we have Frase coming from Montreal, will be setting the stage with his impressive live/electronic fusion act. Following that, we have 7 Time DMC World Champ Vekked coming from Southern Ontario. Then we will have the highlight of the event with international headliner, K-lab coming all the way from New Zealand! Closing the night will be local up and comer Niceotope rounding things out for us.
Doors open at 4:30pm and will be closed by 1am.
Specific set times will be posted the week of the event.
Sonic Yoga/ Flowstate
Sonic Yoga is a unique collaboration of two passions that have come together as one.  Yoga and sound.   The benefit of these two modalities together; movement and sound, is an experience like no other. Guided by Drez Slezak & Katt Brooks,  the participants of Sonic Yoga are facilitated into FLOW STATE using sound vibration, binaural beats and music synced with a deep and intentional yoga flow and mediation.  The movement of this practice is accessible to all. While we move you will experience a sound bath of live mixing, instruments, singing bowls, and silence Expect to experience a completely unique yoga practice where you will observe, feel and hear more than you ever thought possible.
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Vekked:
With 7 World DJ Championship titles to his name, Vekked is the most decorated competition DJ of all time and the only DJ to win titles in every category of the DMC World Championships. In addition to his competition success, a video of his winning routine went viral gaining coverage from mainstream media and shares from various celebrities. To date it has amassed over 5 million views on YouTube making it one of the most watched DJ sets ever.

 

After taking over the DJ battle circuit, Vekked switched gears to focus on scoring the children’s TV show “The 3 Amigonauts”. The show debuted on YTV (Canada’s leading cartoon network) in 2017 and featured an original score with over 50 original compositions produced, mixed, and scratched by Vekked.

 

On the party rocking side, Vekked has played festival stages at Tribal Gathering in Panama City (Panama), Stress Free Festival in New York (USA), and Kame World in Auckland (New Zealand), Shambhala Music Festival and Fozzyfest in British Columbia, Under Pressure Festival in Montreal, House of Paint Festival in Ottawa, Connect Festival in Saskatchewan and Evolve Festival in Halifax. His talents have taken him on two tours from coast to coast across Canada, and in 2018 he travelled south to the United States and headlined a 27-date solo North American tour from Chicago to Texas to Seattle, and everywhere in between.
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K+Lab:
Drenched in the vibrant hues of creativity and fueled by innovation, K+Lab stands as a musical virtuoso and a visual wizard. Hailing from New Zealand, he has carved a unique and encompassing audio and visual world, seamlessly blending genres to create a sonic tapestry that defies conventions.
With a discography that reads like a sonic odyssey, K+Lab has become synonymous with exhilarating beats, funky basslines, and an infectious energy that transcends the dancefloor.

 

In the ever-evolving landscape of electronic music, K+Lab remains at the forefront, pushing boundaries and challenging the status quo. His commitment to innovation, coupled with an insatiable appetite for experimentation, has earned him a dedicated global following. Whether on stage or through a visual masterpiece, K+Lab continues to redefine the possibilities of artistic expression, leaving an indelible mark on the intersection of music and visual art.
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FRASE:
 a singer, producer & multi-instrumentalist from Montreal. With authenticity and lyrical finesse, his buttery, soulful voice sits atop lofty grooves that push the boundaries of contemporary electronic music.

 

 Since his debut EP “Daggers & Shields” in 2015, he has captured the hearts of music lovers around the world with a sound that is analog and soulful, yet pushes to the future. With a voice the sounds reminiscent of the intimate, alternative R&B from the likes of, Mac Miller, and Sampha. Frase pairs it with productions that are more than the 4 on the floor rollers of Kaytranada and Disclosure.

 

Playing Jazz Festivals, back to back with EDM Raves, FRASE is blurring the lines of contemporary music performance. Original songs, mashup and remixes are delivered in a dynamic, up-beat live/hybrid show where Frase sings, plays guitar, or keys and bass all while dj’ing his productions and loops. Amplifying the liveness of the show and making things move is dancer, Embody MVMT. She is trained in Contemporary with a decade of experience in street dances: B-Girling, Popping and House. Their love story and dance collaboration began on the subs while opening for Fat Boy Slim, in Florence Italy in 2016 and they have been a power couple on a mission to move people ever since.

 

FRASE and Embody MVMT are lighting up crowds at world-class music festivals such as Bass Coast, Kaslo Jazz, Shambhala (4 years running), Pop Montreal, Canadian Music Week, Cumberland Wild and Tiny Lights. In the past 5 years they have been touring non-stop and have supported and shared the stage with such artists as: Dub Fx, Bonobo, Bedouin Soundclash, Fat Boy Slim, Noisia, Moontricks, The Funk Hunters, I M U R, Skiitour, Caracol, & Delhi 2 Dublin. All over Canada, Italy, Germany, and India.
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Queenyy:

 

Stephanie Marcantonio, professionally known as Queenyy is a multi-faceted musical and movement artist based in Ottawa, Canada. She takes listeners on a journey across the world through an extensive series of rhythms. Her passion about music, travelling and dance has allowed her to excel when it comes to discovering, selecting, and mixing underground electronic global sounds across multi-genres.

 

Prioritising her movement artistry throughout 2023, Queenyy started the year by travelling to India to study yoga and completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training certificate in Ashtanga and Vinyasa. From there, she ventured to South Africa to further carry out her studies by experimenting with African street dance. This sparked her curiosity and formed her desire to allow these creative and mindful outlets to mesh. Queenyy took this opportunity to curate a ‘Yoga for Dancers’ series at Soweto’s Finest Dance Studio in Johannesburg.

 

You can now find her playing monthly in Ottawa at City Afterlight; she’s taken over the decks at events such as White Rabbit at City at Night, Basscamp, Capital Sessions at the NAC, Debaser: Pique. Festival, Music.Art.Ppl and Amashowza. At the top of this year, Queenyy sold out her first ‘Intuitive Movement’ workshop hosted at The Flava Factory in Ottawa. Bridging the gap between yoga and dance, Queenyy cultivates an open level, unique and safe space for people to find their rhythm freely and consciously to sound and breath. Facilitating a journey towards liberation, she guides a variety of active meditations exploring free flow movement, while educating the authentic roots of Yoga. With high demands of these unique offerings, Queenyy is set to facilitate more workshops and shows this year, combining both her musical and movement abilities.
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Full Bio + Catalog is available at www.queenyymusic.com
Read more about Intuitive Movement at www.queenyymusic.com/intuitivemovement

 

Niceotope:
In 2019 Niceotope debuted his project with a love for multi genre driven sets. Hailing from the capital of the north, he has been sculpting his sound for nearly a decade, and he continues to innovate with each release. Niceotope has always pushed the synths to max in his exploration for gritty textured sounds , and he weaves them effortlessly over heavy weight subs.Known for his genre blending style of cutting edge sound design and organic atmospheric melodies, his music is sure to catch any curious ear.

 

His talent is reflected on the decks where he has found his home since his early teenage years. Since, he has played a handful of festivals and has opened the stage for some of the hottest names in EDM right now. His sets are definitely not one to miss!

 

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Drezz:
Drez Slezak is a DJ/Producer, Costa Rica born and based out of Ottawa, Canada. Drez is inspired by earth healing sounds and rhythms that tap into the psyche and allow participants to sink deep into a state of flow. Drez has been djing for 8+ years taking patrons on a journey through the depths of the downtempo.

 

You can expect a unique and fun musical set flow that weaves ambient, latin american influence, psychedelic bass, funk, house and so much more.

 

Following his self released debut single called “Let Go”, the Flow EP was born and found a home with the Ottawa based music label called Music.Art.Ppl.

 

His most recent release titled, “Growing Sage” was released on iconic conscious music record label “ High Vibe Records” alongside artists such as Mose, Skysia, Temple Step Project, Ruby Chase, Morillo and so much more. Drez is also the founder of Sonic Springs Music Festival and Co-Founder of Sonic Yoga, a yoga and music collaboration where sound healing instruments and techniques are used within a DJ set to accompany movement and meditation.
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19+ Doors 7pm Overflow Brewing concerts have limited seating and are available on a first-come, first-served basis. We do not take table reservations for concerts.
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Details

Date:
June 2
Time:
4:30 pm - 12:30 am
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Website:
https://overflowbeer.com/pages/taproom-calendar

Venue

Overflow Brewing Company
2477 Kaladar Street
Ottawa, Ontario Canada
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