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Lisa and Lori's 60th Birthday Party at 2Planks Vineyards

  Lisa and Lori celebrated their 60th birthday at 2Planks Vineyards in Vista, California. 

Lisa and Lori celebrated their 60th birthday at 2Planks Vineyards in Vista, California. 

What’s better than celebrating someone’s birthday? How about celebrating two? And the celebrants are twins!

That was the case for this dual 60th birthday party for Lisa and Lori. Their party took place at 2Planks Vinyeards in Vista, Calif., and included close friends and family (including classmates from elementary school.

The nights playlist was a mix of great rock and roll from the 60s and 70s as well as a dance party with plenty of current favorites.

Here’s a look.

Dinner

  • Eric Clapton - Lay Down Sally
  • Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone
  • Toto - Hold the Line
  • Bryan Adams - Cuts Like a Knife
  • Eric Clapton - Change the World
  • Phil Collins - You Can't Hurry Love
  • Stephen Stills - Love the One You're With
  • Doobie Brothers - China Grove
  • Led Zepplin - D'yer Maker
  • Allannah Myles - Black Velvet
  • Hall & Oates - She's Gone
  • Kenny Loggins - Your Mama Don't Dance
  • Jim Croce - Bad Bad Leroy Brown
  • Grand Funk Railroad - Some Kind of Wonderful
  • Fleetwood Mac - Dreams
  • Huey Lewis - Perfect World
  • Eagles - Take It Easy
  • Steve Winwood - Roll With It
  • Five For Fighting - 100 years
  • James Taylor - Your Smiling Face
  • Israel Kamakawiwo'ole - Over the Rainbow/What a Wonderful World
  • Beatles - In My Life
  • Green Day - Time of your life
  • Passenger - Let Her Go
  • Fray - How To Save A Life
  • Journey - Faithfully
  • Led Zepplin - Stairway To Heaven
  • Pink Floyd - Wish You Were Here
  • Bee Gees - How Deep Is Your Love
  • Toto - Africa
  • Rick James - Mary Jane 
  • Wham! - Everything She Wants (Short Edit)
  • Hall & Oates - Out Of Touch (Select Mix Remix)
  • Carl Carlton - She's a Bad Mamma Jamma
  • Yvonne Elliman - If I Can't Have You (Hot Classics Remix)
  • Christopher Cross - Ride Like The Wind (Joey Negro Disco Mix)
  • HAIM - Want You Back
  • Kings Of Leon - Use Somebody
  • Gavin DeGraw - Chariot
  • Bay Ledges - Safe
  • Charlie Puth - Some Type Of Love (Select Mix Remix)
  • Gladys Knight & the Pips - I Heard It Through The Grapevine
  2Planks Vineyards is a great spot for an event of 50 guests or less.

2Planks Vineyards is a great spot for an event of 50 guests or less.

Dance Party

  • Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
  • Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  • Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk (Select Mix Remix)
  • Sister Sledge - We Are Family
  • The Kingsmen - Louie Louie (Select Mix Remix)
  • KC & The Sunshine Band - Boogie Shoes (Hot Classics Remix)
  • Michael Jackson - Don't Stop Till Get You Get Enough (Hot Classics Remix)
  • Tone Loc - Wild Thing
  • Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
  • Van Halen - Jump
  • Foundations - Build Me Up Buttercup
  • Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
  • Lynyrd Skynyrd - Sweet Home Alabama
  • Zac Brown Band - Chicken Fried
  • Cupid - Cupid Shuffle
  • Black Eyed Peas - Let's Get It Started
  • V.I.C. - Wobble
  • Bee Gees - Stayin' Alive
  • Beatles - Twist & Shout
  • Bruno Mars - 24K Magic
  • Blue Swede - Hooked on a Feeling
  • Earth, Wind & Fire - September
  • Marcia Griffiths - Electric Boogie
  • Al Green - Let's Stay Together
  • Lionel Richie - You Are
  • Journey - Don't Stop Believin’
  • One Direction - Story Of My Life

Qualcomm Year End Party at the San Diego Bayfront Hilton

  Qualcomm’s engineering team celebrated the year end with a team wide party at the San Diego Bayfront Hilton. 

Qualcomm’s engineering team celebrated the year end with a team wide party at the San Diego Bayfront Hilton. 

It’s never too late for an end of the year corporate party … which means, February 24, 2018 is not too late for a 2017 party. Such was the case for this bash with Qualcomm (hey they are busy people), and it’s hard to get the right date for their 400+ employees and guests.

The event took place at the San Diego Bayfront Hilton and was a great end of the year celebration. A Bollywood style dance troupe entertained guests with a 30 minute performance, and then the dance floor opened up.

Here’s a look at the setlist:

  • Lost Frequencies f./Sandro Cavazza - Beautiful Life
  • Chris Malinchak - Magic
  • Grace Jones - Pull Up To The Bumper (Joey Negro Bumper To Bumper Mix)
  • Tommy Trash ft Anna Lunoe - Me & U  
  • Charlie Puth - Attention (PeteDown NuDisco Remix)  
  • Chachi & Paige - Land Down Under  
  • Wanda Walden - Don’t You Want My Lovin (Joey Negro Back To 81 Mix)
  • Duke Dumont, Jax Jones - I Got U (Select Mix Remix)
  • Sam Feldt & Alex Schulz - Be My Lover  
  • Nora En Pure - Tears In Your Eyes  
  • Daft Punk - Get Lucky (Pretty Pink Edit)
  • Soul ll Soul - Back To Reality (KLATCH Remix)
  • Chromeo - Old 45's
  • Babyface ft LL Cool J & Howard Hewett - This Is For The Lover In You (Quick Hit Clean)
  • Craig David ft Mos Def - 7 Days (DJ Premier Remix)
  • Usher - U Remind Me
  • TLC - Baby, Baby, Baby
  • Red Hot Chili Peppers - Snow (Hey Oh)
  • Bay Ledges - Safe
  • Lost Frequencies f./Janieck Devy - Reality
  • Carl Carlton - She's a Bad Mamma Jamma
  • Stevie Wonder - Superstition
  • Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
  • Kygo f./Maty Noyes - Stay
  • Bruno Mars f./PARTYNEXTDOOR - That's What I Like (Remix - Clean)
  • Ed Sheeran - Shape Of You
  • Route 94 ft Jess Glynne - My Love (Instrumental)
  • Earth, Wind & Fire - September
  • Michael Jackson - P.Y.T (remix)
  • Flo Rida - Low
  • Cupid - Cupid Shuffle
  • Usher - Yeah
  • Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It
  • Beyonce - Crazy In Love
  • J Balvin & Willy William - Mi Gente)
  • Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
  • Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee f./Justin Bieber - Despacito (Remix)
  • 50 Cent - In Da Club
  • N.E.R.D f./Rihanna - Lemon (PO Clean Edit)
  • Destiny's Child - Jumpin' Jumpin' (Jean Tonique Remix)
  • Nelly - Ride Wit Me
  • Next - Too Close
  • Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour (Starting From Scratch)
  • Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
  • Earth, Wind & Fire - Let's Groove
  • Ce Ce Peniston - Finally (Select Mix Remix)
  • Al Green - Let's Stay Together
  • Frank Sinatra - The Way You Look Tonight
  • Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  • Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk (Select Mix Remix)
  • Bell Biv Devoe - Poison
  • Bruno Mars & Cardi B - Finesse (PO FRNKROK Quick Edit - Remix)
  • Drake f./Wizkid & Kyla - One Dance)
  • Calvin Harris ft Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean - Feels (Fabian EWF Mix)
  • Elvis Crespo - Suavemente
  • Nicky Jam - Hasta El Amanecer
  • AC/DC - You Shook Me All Night Long
  • Salt N Pepa - Push It (Mayeda Remix)
  • Flo Rida, Fedde Le Grand - Think About The Ayer (Culture Shock Mash-Up)
  • Van Halen - Jump
  • Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch - Good Vibrations (Select Mix Remix)
  • Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  • DJ Khaled f./Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts
  • Beyonce - Partition
  • G-Eazy f./A$AP Rocky & Cardi B - No Limit
  • Luniz - I Got 5 On It (J.Rabbit Remix)
  • Iggy Azalea - Fancy (Seize Where The Ladies At Edit)
  • Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize (Acapella Out)
  • Tupca ft. Dr Dre & Roger Troutman - California Love
  • Blackstreet - No Diggity (Mayeda Twerk Remix)
  • Rihanna ft Drake - Work (Mr. Collipark Remix)  
  • Missy Elliott - Get Ur Freak On (Mayeda Remix)
  • Maxamillion - Sexual Healing
  • Eastside Boyz - Get Low
  • Naughty By Nature - Hip Hop Hooray
  • Nicki Minaj f./Drake & Lil Wayne - Truffle Butter
  • Bruno Mars - 24k Magic (Rock It Scientists Hype Edit) (Dynamiq Cutdown)
  • Maroon 5 ft SZA - What Lovers Do (A-Trak Remix)  
  • Kanye West - Good Life
  • Def Leppard - Pour Some Sugar On Me
  • Journey - Don't Stop Believin’ (Live)

2018 Lunar New Year Celebration with San Diego Asian Business Association

  It is the year of the dog in 2018. A special lion dance performances kicked off the Chinese Lunar New Year event at the 2018 Asian Business Association’s annual celebration.

It is the year of the dog in 2018. A special lion dance performances kicked off the Chinese Lunar New Year event at the 2018 Asian Business Association’s annual celebration.

Each year the Asian Business Association of San Diego celebrates Lunar New Year with a celebration with its members and the local business community. This event took place on February 15, 2018 and was hosted at the offices of Becton Dickinson.

The celebration was complete with a lion dance performance, food and a visit from San Diego mayor Kevin Faulconer.

I was there to provide a fun atmosphere and the right vibe for the night.

Here’s the setlist:

  • Solange - Cranes In The Sky
  • Bay Ledges - Safe
  • Lost Frequencies - What Is Love 2016  
  • LP - Lost On You
  • HAIM - Want You Back
  • Gavin DeGraw - Chariot
  • Kygo ft Justin Jesso - Stargazing
  • Robert Palmer - Every Kinda People (Joey Negro Multicultural Multitrack Mix)
  • The Police - Walking On The Moon (J-Art & Madan Edit)  
  • Stevie Wonder - Superstition (Simone Nu Disco Remix)
  • ZHU - Generationwhy (Original Mix)
  • The Chainsmokers & Coldplay - Something Just Like This (R3hab Remix)  
  • Charming Horses feat. Grace Grundy - Higher Love
  • Sam Feldt f./Kimberly Anne - Show Me Love (EDX Radio Edit)
  • Duke Dumont - Need U 100% (KREAM Remix)  
  • Disco Incorporated - Fire Groove
  • Michael Jackson - P.Y.T (remix)
  • Jeffrey Osborne - Stay With Me Tonight (Hot Classics Remix)
  • DeBarge - Rhythm Of The Night (Select Mix Remix)
  • Johnny Kemp - Just Got Paid (Select Mix Remix)
  • The Whispers - Rock Steady (Hot Classics Remix)
  • Carl Carlton - She's A Bad Mama Jama (She's Built, She's Stacked)
  • Mariah Carey - Emotions (Select Mix Remix)
  • The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy
  • Coolio - 1-2-3-4 (Sumpin' New) (Select Mix Remix)
  • Mark Ronson f./Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
  • Calloway - I Wanna Be Rich
  • Sia ft Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills (Xemi Canovas & David Pateo Mambo Remix)  
  • David Bowie - Let's Dance
  • Michael Jackson & Justin Timberlake - Love Never Felt So Good ()
  • Patrice Rushen - Forget Me Nots  
  • The Spinners - I'll Be Around (70s Classics)  
  • The Jacksons - Blame It On The Boogie (70s Classics)  
  • Charlie Puth - Attention (PeteDown NuDisco Remix)  
  • Jess Glynne - Ain't Got Far To Go
  • Ghost Town DJ's - My Boo (SERAFIN Remix)  
  • Chris Malinchak - Magic
  • Snakehips & MO - Don't Leave (Throttle Remix)
  • Halsey - Colors (Blonde Remix Radio Edit)
  • Corona ft AObeats - Rhythm Of the Night (Hotel Garuda Remix)  
  • J Boog - Let's Do It Again
  • Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour (Starting From Scratch)
  • Calvin Harris ft Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean - Feels (Fabian EWF Mix)
  • Hotel Garuda - Smoke Signals
  • Sia f./Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills (Le Youth Remix)
  • Lost Frequencies f./Sandro Cavazza - Beautiful Life

Creative Mornings Celebrates Three Years In San Diego at Luce Loft

  San Diego DJ Justin Kanoya with Dana Jensen, one of the coordinators for the Creative Mornings San Diego third birthday party at Luce Loft. 

San Diego DJ Justin Kanoya with Dana Jensen, one of the coordinators for the Creative Mornings San Diego third birthday party at Luce Loft. 

On January 26, 2018, the San Diego chapter of Creative Mornings celebrated its 3 year anniversary with a bash at Luce Loft in downtown San Diego. Activities included custom screen prints, Snake Oil Cocktail Co. signature drinks and of course some good beats all around.

For the past three years, Creative Mornings has put together networking events in San Diego that have brought out inpiring guest speakers that present a wide range of topics.

Their website describes the events as “a monthly breakfast lecture series for creative types (including entrepreneurs, developers & crafters). The aim for Creative Mornings San Diego is to bring people from different creative disciplines together to launch more awesome into the world.”

Here’s a look at the setlist for the event.

  • Ja Rule, Jennifer Lopez - I'm Real (Select Mix Remix)
  • LL Cool J ft Boyz II Men - Hey Lover
  • Rihanna ft Drake - Work (Lost Kings Remix)
  • Cheat Codes ft Fetty Wap & CVBZ - Feels Great  
  • Lauv - I Like Me Better  
  • Duke Dumont f./Jax Jones - I Got U
  • Sam Feldt & Alex Schulz - Be My Lover  
  • Chachi & Paige - Land Down Under  
  • Will The Funkboss - Tomorrow's Music  
  • Lika Morgan - Hit Me  
  • Lika Morgan - Sweet Dreams
  • DJ Dan & WhiteNoize - Hey Ho  
  • Klingande - Pumped Up  
  • Chromeo - Old 45's
  • Groove Theory - Tell Me (Mayeda Remix)  
  • Angie Martinez ft Sacario & Lil Mo - If I Could Go
  • Taylor Swift vs Lauryn Hill - Blank Space (DJ Skillz Throwback Blend)
  • Lauryn Hill - Doo Wop (That Thing)
  • Drake - Fake Love (Caked Up Remix)  
  • Future ft Drake - Used To This (Instrumental)
  • Justin Bieber vs Aaliyah - Let Me Love You vs Rock The Boat
  • DJ Kool vs Notorious B.I.G. vs Drake - Hypnotize Motto (DjXCENTRiC Hype Intro)
  • G-Eazy & Kehlani - Good Life (Mr. Collipark Memorial Day Mix)  
  • N.E.R.D f./Rihanna - Lemon
  • Chainsmokers, Ashanti - Only U vs Roses (J. Espinosa Jumpoff Edit)
  • Blackstreet - No Diggity (Mayeda Twerk Remix)
  • Kygo ft Parson James - Stole The Show (TWRK & Doobious Remix)  
  • Duke Dumont - Ocean Drive
  • Softmal, Rey Vercosa & Avrupts - Sexsuality  
  • Daft Punk - Get Lucky (Pretty Pink Edit)
  • Klingande - Jubel
  • Coldplay - Clocks (Cristian Poow Nu Disco Remix)
  • Rihanna - Bitch Better Have My Money (PeteDown Future House Mix)  
  • Snakehips & MO - Don't Leave (Kue Remix)  
  • HAIM & BloodPop - Little Of Your Love (BloodPop Remix)  
  • Mr. Belt & Wezol ft Aevion - One More Day  
  • Lost Frequencies - What Is Love 2016  
  • Cheat Codes ft Demi Lovato - No Promises (Hook & Sling Remix)  
  • Ace Of Base - The Sign (Antoine Chambe Remix)  
  • Portugal. The Man - Feel It Still (Zhu Remix)  
  • Maroon 5 ft SZA - What Lovers Do (A-Trak Remix)  
  • Bruno Mars - 24k Magic (J Rythm All Gold Hype Intro)
  • Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour (Starting From Scratch)
  • V.I.C. - Wobble
  • Mark Morrison - Return Of The Mack
  • Jagged Edge - Where The Party At
  • Sia ft Sean Paul - Cheap Thrills (Mr. Collipark Remix)  
  • Destiny's Child - Jumpin' Jumpin' (Jean Tonique Remix)
  • Beyonce ft Jay-Z - Crazy In Love (Mayeda Remix)  
  • Drake ft. Lil Wayne - The Motto
  • Jess Glynne - Ain't Got Far To Go
  • Clean Bandit f./Sean Paul & Anne-Marie - Rockabye
  • Avicii f./Zac Brown Band - Broken Arrows
  • Next - Too Close (Andrew Masta & The Disco Punk Nu Disco Dance Edit)
  • Kanye West - Good Life
  • Luniz - I Got 5 On It (J.Rabbit Remix)
  • Naughty By Nature - Jamboree
  • Iggy Azalea - Fancy (Seize Where The Ladies At Edit)
  • Dr. Dre & Snoop Dogg - The Next Episode (San Holo Remix)  
  • Maxamillion - Sexual Healing
  • Toto - Africa
  • Kygo ft Justin Jesso - Stargazing  
  • Miley Cyrus f. Jay-Z - We Can't Stop (DJ Scooter Twerk Remix)
  • Childish Gambino - Redbone
  • Bay Ledges - Safe
  • Khalid f./Lil Wayne & Kehlani - Location
  • Zedd & Alessia Cara - Stay

Pacific Marine Credit Union’s End of Year Party at Cape Rey Carlsbad

  Pacific Marine Credit Union celebrated at the Cape Rey resort in Carlsbad. Uplighting in the room added to the design of the Mardis Gras theme.

Pacific Marine Credit Union celebrated at the Cape Rey resort in Carlsbad. Uplighting in the room added to the design of the Mardis Gras theme.

Back again with the employees of Pacific Marine Credit Union for their annual holiday party. This years theme was Mardis Gras. This give me a the chance to spin some New Orleans Jazz as well as local San Diego band, Euphoria Brass Band.

After a cocktail and dinner hour of jazz, it was time to turn things up on the dance floor with a mix of new and old school jams. The slow motion video booth was set up as well, and the PMCU employees never dissapoint.
 

And here’s a look at the setlist for the night.

Cocktail Hour

  • Euphoria Brass Band - Big Chief
  • Euphoria Brass Band - EBB & Flow
  • Bobby Darin - Beyond The Sea
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Big Chief
  • Louis Prima - Jump Jive and Wail
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Palm Court Strut
  • Euphoria Brass Band - EBB & Flow
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Sazerac
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • Michael Buble - Sway
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Palm Court Strut
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Bone Temps
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Palm Court Strut
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Absinthe Minded
  • Jive Bunny and the Mixmasters - Glenn Miller Medley
  • Louis Prima - Jump Jive and Wail
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Mardi Gras in New Orleans
  • Louis Prima - Jump Jive an Wail
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Palm Court Strut
  • Euphoria Brass Band - Beignets & Bourbon
  • Robert Palmer - Every Kinda People (Joey Negro Multicultural Multitrack Mix)
  • Chainsmokers, Ashanti - Only U vs Roses (J. Espinosa Jumpoff Edit)
  • S.W.V. - Right Here (Human Nature Duet) [Select Mix Remix]
  • En Vogue - Hold On (Select Mix Remix)
  • Carl Carlton - She's a Bad Mamma Jamma
  • The Emotions - Best Of My Love
  • Lionel Richie - All Night Long (Select Mix Quick Trax)
  • Maroon 5 ft SZA - What Lovers Do (A-Trak Remix)  (Radio Edit)
  • Stevie Wonder - Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
  • Prince - I Wanna Be Your Lover
  • Bruno Mars - Treasure (Radio Edit)
  • Mariah Carey - Emotions (Select Mix Remix)
  • The Spinners - I'll Be Around (70s Classics)  
  • Jason Derulo - Kiss The Sky
  • Snakehips & MO - Don't Leave (Throttle Remix Full Radio Edit)
  • Mr. Belt & Wezol ft Aevion - One More Day  
  • James Brown - Soul Power
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Open Dancing

  • Al Green - Let's Stay Together
  • Bruno Mars - That's What I Like
  • Cupid - Cupid Shuffle
  • Usher - Yeah
  • J Balvin & Willy William - Mi Gente
  • Destiny's Child - Jumpin' Jumpin' (Jean Tonique Remix)
  • Nicki Minaj ft Drake - Truffle Butter (Jester Remix)  
  • Montell Jordan - This Is How We Do It
  • Bruno Mars - 24k Magic (Rock It Scientists Hype Edit) (Dynamiq Cutdown)
  • Stevie Wonder - My Cherie Amour (Starting From Scratch)
  • Calvin Harris ft Pharrell Williams, Katy Perry & Big Sean - Feels (Fabian EWF Mix)
  • House of Pain - Old School Jump Off
  • Flo Rida - Low
  • Salt N Pepa - Push It (Mayeda Remix)
  • Technotronic - Pump Up The Jam (Luca Lush Remix)  
  • Marky Mark & The Funky Bunch - Good Vibrations (Select Mix Remix)
  • Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody
  • Bell Biv Devoe - Poison
  • LL Cool J - Around The Way Girl (Untouchables Remix)
  • Griffith, Marcia - Electric Boogie
  • Elvis Crespo - Suavemente
  • Nicky Jam - Hasta El Amanecer
  • Pitbull f./Osmani Garcia & Lil Jon - Taxi
  • Chaka Demus & Pliers - Murder She Wrote
  • Kanye West - Good Life
  • 50 Cent - In Da Club
  • Notorious B.I.G. - Hypnotize
  • Dr. Dre - Next Episode
  • Next - Too Close
  • Nelly - Ride Wit Me
  • Luis Fonsi & Daddy Yankee f./Justin Bieber - Despacito (Remix)
  • Rihanna, Drake - Work (Select Mix Remix)
  • DJ Khaled f./Rihanna & Bryson Tiller - Wild Thoughts
  • Miley Cyrus f. Jay-Z - We Can't Stop (DJ Scooter Twerk Remix)
  • Miley Cyrus - Party In The U.S.A.
  • Journey - Don't Stop Believin' (Live)
  • Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On
  • Backstreet Boys - I Want it That Way
  • Justin Timberlake - Can't Stop The Feeling!
  • Mark Ronson, Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk (Select Mix Remix)
  • Daddy Yankee - Gasolina