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When mentioning DJ Mix Master Mike, it’s common to throw in the words “Beastie” and “Boys” somewhere in the first sentence (see, I did it myself).
It’s an oversimplified explanation of who the guy is, though.
It’s probably more appropriate to say that he’s one of the most important turntablists in hip-hop history. Of course, it all depends on who you’re talking to. After all, not everyone knows exactly what a turntablist is and it’d be hard to find someone who hasn’t heard of the Beastie Boys.
From his three-year winning stretch at the DMC World DJ Championships to being honored with a lifetime achievement award from the International Turntablist Federation to his revolutionary collaborations with DJ Q-Bert (all of which happened pre-Beasties, btw), it’s clear to see that there’s a lot more to the story than just Mix Master Mike’s 13-year residency as the Beastie Boys’ DJ.
If you know, then you know. If you don’t, though, who cares? The fact is, Mix Master Mike packs the house at George’s when he comes to town and he’ll be back next weekend. Enough said.
We’ve got two pair of tickets to give away to two lucky winners. Here we go.
How to enter
Just leave a comment telling us which is your favorite Beastie Boys or Mix Master Mike record. If you don’t have one or don’t know, just say Hello Nasty or To the 5 Boroughs and you’ll be entered.
What you’ll win
Two (2) lucky winners will receive two (2) tickets each to the Saturday, March 6 performance of Mix Master Mike at George’s Majestic Lounge.
- You only may enter this specific giveaway once.
- This giveaway is open to anyone anywhere except staff of Fayetteville Flyer or George’s Majestic Lounge
- The giveaway is open until 5:00 p.m. CST on Wednesday, March 3, 2010 and the random winner will be contacted shortly afterwards. Make sure you leave a valid email address when filling out the comment form since that’s how we’ll contact you if you’ve won.
- You’ll have to provide us with your first and last name (if you win) and then be prepared to show a valid photo ID when picking up your tickets.
To see the full George’s Majestic Lounge concert calendar, visit georgesmajesticlounge.com.