December 7

C.R.A.T.E.S Pre-Party w/ Skeme Richards & Tone B. Nimble

9 pm

C.R.A.T.E.S  Pre-Party w/ Skeme Richards & Tone B. Nimble

Hosted by DJs Quinn Cunningham (C.R.A.T.E.S/ Funk Trunk Records) and King Hippo (Lumpen Radio/ WWFM)

When you think of Philadelphia’s rich history of musical contributions, you automatically notice that it is also a city known for birthing some of the greatest internationally known DJ’s who are masters of their art. One such person who has deep roots and connections to the City of Brotherly Love is SkemeRichards of the legendary Rock Steady Crew. What started as a hobby has turned in an amazing musical career taking taken him across the globe to play for events small and large, from nightclubs to festivals, art galleries to movie screenings.

Digging and spinning genres across the board from Hip Hop to House, Funk & Soul classics to Disco, Nu Disco and beyond, Skeme keeps things classy and continuously strives to separate himself from the pack. While maintaining originality, he keeps his first class status as a true party rocker all while satisfying the partygoer at the same time. Skeme Richards is known within a large circle of Funk & Soul 45 aficionado’s, DJ’s, vinyl purists, record labels and promoters as a heavyweight collector in this genre.

Tone B. Nimble, has been a vital entity, on the music scene, for over 30 years. His calling started in the mid-1980’s as a DJ spinning House, Disco, and Electro in Chicago’s flourishing underground scene. With an open mind and ear, Tone branched out into hip-hop early in his career. Tone’s musical journey includes: Mixshow DJ (106 Jamz), several DJ residencies (Slick’s, Sinibar, Liquid Kitty and Danny’s), Music Buyer (Beat Parlor), National Recording Artist (TND/ Wild Pitch Records), and Label Owner/Recording Artist (All Natural). Though his career path has been wide-ranging, Tone’s primary focus is uncovering new sounds that inspire, uplift, and captivate listeners. As times and audiences have evolved Tone has chosen to give special attention to his first love; collecting soul-filled Disco records.

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