This week Temple Fridays presented by Rock It Science brings you Jesse Saunders, one of the founders of House Music! Main Room opening set comes courtesy of David Harness, the perfect choice to warm it up for Jesse. Eli Glad will be featured in the Destiny Lounge while DJ Von and Tone hold down the hip hop beats in the Catacombs.
RSVP to contact@rockitscienceSF.com for free admission before 12, $10 after.
JESSE SAUNDERS (Chicago)
Using a blueprint of old school funk, disco, R&B, early pop and hip-hop, Jesse Saunders is the architect of the musical style known as "House Music." He wrote, produced and released the first documented House record titled "ON & ON" through his own label Jes Say Records. His next hitz "Funk U Up," "Real Love" and the platinum selling single "Love Can't Turn Around," served as the foundation for a funky and soulful new sound in electronic music. Jesse Saunders reigns as the ambassador for the global house craze through his work as a DJ, producer, filmmaker and author. After a lifetime of influential and innovative work, Jesse Saunders continues to break new ground.
David Harness is one of the most popular DJ/producers in the San Francisco Bay Area club scene. He has been described as "a man who lives, breathes and emanates everything that is beautiful about deep house music and classic garage." David is considered a rising star within the dance community. To date, David has worked on projects featuring artists such as Mary J. Blige, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Simply Red, Alicia Keys, Floetry, Donnie McClurkin, India Arie, *NSYNC and Donnell Jones.
Eli Glad is an established favorite DJ in San Francisco, specializing in new disco, electro, ghetto house, dance anthems and party jamz in general. He is a resident at the famed Lights Down Low party produced by SF's veteran Sleazemore.
Tone & Von (Temple)