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JOHN DIGWEED RETURNS TO THE MAYAN THEATER LOS ANGELES, CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF BEDROCK Liquified Presents First Show At Iconic Location For Over Three Years

JOHN DIGWEED RETURNS TO THE MAYAN THEATER LOS ANGELES, CELEBRATING 10 YEARS OF BEDROCK Liquified Presents First Show At Iconic Location For Over Three Years

Liquified, one of North America’s longest running dance music promotion companies, today announced that John Digweed will return to the legendary Mayan Theater for the first time in three years, headlining a one off extended set show March 11, 2009. Digweed’s Mayan return coincides with the ten-year anniversary celebrations of his world renowned Bedrock label, and the release of the very hot ‘Aquatonic’ from John Digweed and Nick Muir on Bedrock.

Returning to The Mayan Theater is some of what a spiritual homecoming for John Digweed, as it was at the Mayan that he first made a name for himself in Los Angeles, with Liquified debuting him at the venue in 2000. The hot, sweaty, sexy confines of one of Los Angeles’ most iconic venues gave Digweed the stage he deserved for the first time in Los Angeles, his previous shows had been held at The Viper Room.

Liquified’s midweek Mayan parties are renowned for drawing a special crowd, one more interested in seeing iconic DJs play the music that moves them, rather than simply trying to find the latest Hollywood hot spot. The LA Times even went so far as to state that the Mayan shows, “reintroduced the art of dancing to dance music” in Los Angeles at the turn of the 21st century. It’s a quality of the nights that John Digweed recognized and was inspired by, prompting him to base his ‘Global Underground: Los Angeles’ mix CD on past performances at the Mayan.

LA based Liquified resident Kazell will open the night, after touring with John Digweed and Sasha on their 2008 Spring Club Tour.

Between 2000 and 2003 Liquified produced a twice-yearly residency at the Mayan for John Digweed and later the duo, Sasha and Digweed. This show marks the eighth collaboration between Liquified and John Digweed at the venue.

The historic Mayan theater reopened in February 1990 after an extensive remodeling that returned the venue to its former glory. The theater was originally opened in 1927 and was designed by Mexican artist Francisco Cornejo as a spectacular Mayan revival. Today it stands as one of the most unique and historic venues in Los Angeles, and a not-to-be-missed clubbing environment.