Friday, May 3

Free Ableton Live Suite

11:00am - 1:00pm

Manzanita Boardroom

Dirty Dan (Fresh Farm Music) & Shannon C.

RSVP (Space is limited): contact@westcoastweekender.net
Spend a session learning Ableton Live. This fun exciting class will introduce you to the skills and techniques you need to start producing your own tracks. The course includes setting up, using audio and midi clips, arranging your track, utilizing the session and arrangement views, effects and processing. Beginner and Advanced courses available based on demand.

Roland Interactive Suite

12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Willow

Enter a world curated by the leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments with over 40 years of innovation. Roland designs drum machines, keyboards, MIDI controllers and more. Their products are widely used in all forms of electronic music. The Roland 909 drum machine remains a staple in House Music to this day. The company was founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi in Osaka Japan on April 18, 1972. Come explore the world of Roland.

Welcome To My Crate XL (Podcast Sessions)

Interview Room - Acasia Boardroom (Artist Invite Only)

Hosted by Chris Manik

Welcome To My Crate XL is a podcast focusing on electronic dance music, cultural topics, science, studio & DJ tips, & general tomfoolery. The long form conversation is meant to give listeners an honest & authentic way to hear YOUR story. The podcast aims to interview artists about their music career, life as an artist, cultural & music topics etc. Anything you’d like to talk about is fine; we go where you go! By invitation only.

Saturday, May 4

Weekender Vinyl Fair

10:00am - 4:00pm

Oak Ballroom Entrance Hall

If you love your vinyl, then join us for a day of crate-digging as vendors from all over the California gather to celebrate vinyl, all under the roof. Seek and you shall find. Curated by Zernell.

Yoga Sessions

11:00am - 12:00pm

The Park

(SAT) Thomas Wall & Alyssa Brown w DJ Alina Gordon, (SUN) Thomas Wall & Meli Aguayo with DJ Sweet Lief

Yoga Sessions - Designed to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity. Individuals interested in improving their level of fitness. Join us for a blend of balance, strength, flexibility and mental fitness.

ART & House Music: As We Know It!

11:00am - 12:30pm

Oak Ballroom

Featured Artists: Doc Martin, Osunlade, Gene Farris, Mr. V, Harvard Bass, Oscar P, Erik Fernandez (Whos Who). Moderated by Jim Tremayne / DJ Times Magazine and Manik

Ask someone to describe what it means to be an artist, and they will probably paint a picture of one of two extremes. Is there a middle ground? Is there stability? Are there simply those who make it, and those who don’t? The real answer lies in-between.

Free Ableton Live Suite

11:00am - 1:00pm

Manzanita Boardroom

Dirty Dan (Fresh Farm Music) & Shannon C.

RSVP (Space is limited): contact@westcoastweekender.net
Spend a session learning Ableton Live. This fun exciting class will introduce you to the skills and techniques you need to start producing your own tracks. The course includes setting up, using audio and midi clips, arranging your track, utilizing the session and arrangement views, effects and processing. Beginner and Advanced courses available based on demand.

Beginners Hoop Dance In The Park

12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Park

Molly Sinclair

Join Molly for Beginner's Hoop Dance in the park! All are welcome to express themselves in the circle and learn this new skill. Hula hooping combines music, movement and flow and brings a unique element to dance. We will be dancing to some fun house music and learning a short choreography. Hoops will be available to use but bring your own if you have one. Warning - this art form may inspire and change your life!

Roland Interactive Suite

12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Willow

Enter a world curated by the leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments with over 40 years of innovation. Roland designs drum machines, keyboards, MIDI controllers and more. Their products are widely used in all forms of electronic music. The Roland 909 drum machine remains a staple in House Music to this day. The company was founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi in Osaka Japan on April 18, 1972. Come explore the world of Roland.

Talking Turntablism – Presented by BPM Supreme

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Oak Ballroom

Featured Artists: Z-Trip, Rich Medina, Sonny James (Serato), DJ Shortee, Cwitch. Moderated by Raj Thomas of BPM Supreme

What is the history of turntable DJing? Where does it stand in today’s music landscape?
Learn tips from the pros on getting into the art form.

Welcome To My Crate XL (Podcast Sessions)

Interview Room - Acasia Boardroom (Artist Invite Only)

Hosted by Chris Manik

Welcome To My Crate XL is a podcast focusing on electronic dance music, cultural topics, science, studio & DJ tips, & general tomfoolery. The long form conversation is meant to give listeners an honest & authentic way to hear YOUR story. The podcast aims to interview artists about their music career, life as an artist, cultural & music topics etc. Anything you’d like to talk about is fine; we go where you go! By invitation only.

Sunday, May 5

Yoga Sessions

11:00am - 12:00pm

The Park

(SAT) Thomas Wall & Alyssa Brown w DJ Alina Gordon, (SUN) Thomas Wall & Meli Aguayo with DJ Sweet Lief

Yoga Sessions - Designed to improve the health, performance, and mental acuity. Individuals interested in improving their level of fitness. Join us for a blend of balance, strength, flexibility and mental fitness.

Free Ableton Live Suite

11:00am - 1:00pm

Manzanita Boardroom

Dirty Dan (Fresh Farm Music) & Shannon C.

RSVP (Space is limited): contact@westcoastweekender.net
Spend a session learning Ableton Live. This fun exciting class will introduce you to the skills and techniques you need to start producing your own tracks. The course includes setting up, using audio and midi clips, arranging your track, utilizing the session and arrangement views, effects and processing. Beginner and Advanced courses available based on demand.

Dance Workshop – New Style Hustle

12:00pm - 1:00pm

The Park

Dance Workshop - Robyn Baltzer & Miguel Ramos

New Style Hustle is a modern twist on the classic partner dance of the 70s, the Hustle! Born out of the underground Hip Hop/House club culture of NYC, New Style Hustle is an accessible dance that brings people of all backgrounds and experience levels together. Come Join Us

San Diego: The Rise Of Music City

12:00pm - 2:00pm

Oak Ballroom

Featured Panelists: Peter McDevitt (Belly Up), Andres Murilles (The Travelers Club), Gardenia Partridge (SD Pride), Fernando Z. Lopez (San Diego LGBT Pride), Erick Diaz (RMD Group). Moderated by Justin Navalle & Scarlett

San Diego is no longer a blip on the radar. In the last 10 years the city has emerged into a hotbed for local talent as well as a west coast destination for international artists. We have arrived. We are here and we are about the music first. Come meet some of SoCal’s finest contributors to the SD music scene.

Roland Interactive Suite

12:00pm - 5:00pm

The Willow

Enter a world curated by the leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments with over 40 years of innovation. Roland designs drum machines, keyboards, MIDI controllers and more. Their products are widely used in all forms of electronic music. The Roland 909 drum machine remains a staple in House Music to this day. The company was founded by Ikutaro Kakehashi in Osaka Japan on April 18, 1972. Come explore the world of Roland.

Welcome To My Crate XL (Podcast Sessions)

Interview Room - Acasia Boardroom (Artist Invite Only)

Hosted by Chris Manik

Welcome To My Crate XL is a podcast focusing on electronic dance music, cultural topics, science, studio & DJ tips, & general tomfoolery. The long form conversation is meant to give listeners an honest & authentic way to hear YOUR story. The podcast aims to interview artists about their music career, life as an artist, cultural & music topics etc. Anything you’d like to talk about is fine; we go where you go! By invitation only.

Our Music Conference Partners

Roland

A leading manufacturer of electronic musical instruments with over 40 years of innovation.

Traxsource

One of the top digital music sites giving you access to your Artists, Labels and Charts.

DJ Times

America's first magazine for professional DJs celebrating 30 years.

IDJ Magazine

One of England’s leading sources for DJs, and clubland.

BPM Supreme

A leading music delivery website for professional DJs, producers, and artists.

Fusicology

A local and national source (site, mobile app) for venues, artists, and events.

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