The people at Project Guest DJ in John Macs CafÃ© bar in Mullingar are turning over the soundsystem to female DJs every Saturday until March.
Project Guest DJ has been run in the bar for six months now by DJ Paul Gilbride (aka DJ Kash/Paulo Gorgio) and gives inexperienced and/or bedroom DJs a chance to play in front of a crowd for an hour every Saturday.
Kicking off tomorrow night’s project is Today FM’s Alison Curtis. She will be joined on the night by up-and-coming Mullingar DJ Charlotte Sometimes. Aimee MacManus is the guest DJ on February 6th whilst Andrea Carolan will be spinning tracks on February 13th; Suzette & Mush join forces on February 20th and the month is rounded off with a set from Jen Kelly on the 27th but from tomorrow night it’s all about the female DJs.
“There is an exceptional amount of DJ talent out there, male and female, and with Project Guest DJ our goal is to give that talent a chance behind the decks. It just so happens that there seems to be more female DJ’ing talent out there at the moment, and we thought it would be great to give these DJ’s a month all to themselves. It’s like an open mic night, except it’s for DJ’s. Generally speaking, our guests are people who love music, but who have never had the chance to express that love outside of their own iPod playlists or mix tapes.’
The guest DJ sets are uploaded to Soundcloud so here’s an example of a set: