A perfect way to decompress for your mid-week works stress- Brooklyn Bodega presents an evening with Maseo (De La Soul), Rich Medina, & Total Eclipse (X-Executioners) along with special guests this Wednesday, March 30th at Southpaw in Brooklyn. To learn more, take a look at this video short from last years first Salute The DJ event.

When: Wednesday, March 30th, 8pm- 2am
Where: Southpaw, 125 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
Entry: Tickets are $10 Advance/ $15 Door
18+ with ID required

Brooklyn, NY March 4th, 2011 — Brooklyn Bodega, producers of the annual Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival (BHF) present the return of SALUTE THE DJ. This second edition, will bring together some of the industry’s most renowned DJs and never before seen combination sets that will rock Brooklyn this month.

“As a part of BHF2010, the first SALUTE THE DJ was a wildly popular event where over 400 fans walked away with either a renewed or new found respect for the DJ. That momentous first occasion not only hyped the audience but also the artists left energized and with a renewed sense of commitment to their craft. I’m proud to say that in 2011, it only made sense to come out-of-the-box with SALUTE THE DJ as our first major event of the year.” – Wes Jackson, President, Brooklyn Bodega.

Attendees can expect a night with performances by a diverse line-up of DJs who will represent the complexities of vinyl and advocate the art of quality DJing with turntablism dexterity, playing the best of crate digging beats and rocking the party with new and old classic records.

“It is an honor to rock with my DJ brothers as the representing turntablist. Since spending my summer over in Australia, I’ve been waiting for the perfect opportunity to bless the decks and give New York City a strong performance. Heard there are some special guests. Can’t wait to see what happens when we all get on stage together!” – DJ Total Eclipse of the X-ecutioners.

In addition to an unbelievable line-up, SALUTE THE DJ is sponsored by brands that have a strong affiliation to the DJ. Red Bull Music Academy (RBMA) supports up-and-coming artists with its year-long stream of music, from exclusive mixes to regular shows hosted by the world’s leading DJs and studio wizards. RBMA Radio will record SALUTE THE DJ and broadcast the live performance. Tune in at RBMARadio.com. Pre-show and day-of contesting will have giveaways by FLüD and Rocksmith Tokyo.