There’s no better time of year to get lit than the last five-day stretch of Carnival, and no better place this year than Republic’s Fleur de Lit 2018 this weekend. This year’s two-night bass-travaganza features Getter on Friday, February 9, and G Jones on Saturday, February 10, with both single-event and combo tickets still available.
Friday’s headliner Getter is a DJ/producer and rapper out of San Jose, California, who has become a solid player in the dubstep and trap arenas. Since signing with Datsik’s Firepower Records in 2012, Getter has gone on to release a number of singles, Eps, and full-length albums with the likes of Firepower, OWSLA, and Monstercat. He launched his own record label and artist collective, Shred Collective, last year, and shows no signs of slowing his roll anytime soon. Warming the crowd will be Klutch and Kidd Love, showcasing local talent at this littest of Mardi Gras celebrations.
Doors for Friday’s show open at 11:30 p.m., and tickets are still available HERE.
DJ/producer G Jones headlines Saturday night with a special performance in the middle of his b2b tour with Eprom, following the release of their collaborative Acid Desk EP (2017). This bass connoisseur is often compared to the likes of early Bassnectar—an apt comparison, but one that doesn’t fully appreciate G Jones’s own bag of “Mind Tricks” that he alone brings to the table. He’s been dropping tons of unreleased goodies so far on the tour, so you can likely expect more of the same from his Fleur de Lit set. Support on Saturday comes from Oakland DJ/producer Sayer and two local acts who are no stranger to the Republic NOLA stage: sfam and TVBOO.
Doors for Saturday’s show open at 10:30 p.m., and tickets are still available HERE.
And, if you’re looking to get lit and stay lit all weekend long, you can also purchase combo passes for both nights of Fleur de Lit 2018 HERE.
Winter Circle Productions began in 2009 as an independent promotion and production house to attract music that its founders felt was missing from a post-Katrina New Orleans. Creator of BUKU Music + Art Project and two-time recipient of the Offbeat Best Promoter Award, WCP is now positioned as one of the most trusted tastemakers on the Gulf Coast, having produced hundreds of shows across many musical genres in dozens of venues. In July 2015, after six years at the indie grind, WCP was happy to find a home at AEG Live, where it now runs its Gulf Coast regional office. Specializing in the unique and progressive, WCP strives to bring new ideas and concepts to the table and reward attendees with unforgettable experiences and long-lasting impressions.
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Founded in 2010 by Winter Circle Productions right before the American dubstep wave, BASSIK was the first monthly event in the Gulf Coast region to build a brand around underground bass culture. Since then, BASSIK has expanded to include other sub-genres of EDM and maintains its reputation for a high level of production and top-notch international talent