Sessions: #Five – Allister Whitehead
Saturday 21st June 2014
Venue: Vibe, Peterlee
Doors: 10:00pm till 3:00am
Entry: £6 // MOTD
Online Tickets: http://bit.ly/sessionsfive
Physical Tickets: Eden Bar (Peterlee) & Brothersink Tattoostudio (Horden)
Allister Whitehead began his DJing career way back in 1987 at the tender age of 17 - no surprise unconventional. Starting out in his hometown of Nottingham, Allister took up a residency at the Koolkat, where he often played next to the ubiquitous Graeme Park on Saturday nights. His growing reputation quickly led to another residency, at the seminal club Venus, but the biggest break came when he covered a spot at the Hacienda.
He achieved cult status at the Golden (he was actually the first guest DJ they had ever booked), which was voted cub of the year in 1993. Yet another residency swiftly followed, at Cream, where Allister found his largest following yet. His national status was further cemented with regular spots at Ministry of Sound, Gatecrasher, and just about every club in between. Having proved his worth as a premier league DJ the time came for Allister to develop the Zero-G club in Nottingham.
He was truly established as a household name worldwide with the Gold selling Fantazia album 'The House Collection 3' which was then, the biggest selling DJ compilation ever. The floodgates then opened to a new era of compilation sales becoming a dominating component of the dance music industry. Allister has since gone on to achieve 3 more Gold and 2 Silver albums with compilation for Fantazia and Ministry of Sound.
Support as always is provided by the fantastic residents Darrell Willis, Aidan Davis, Lee Robinson and Matthew Simpson.
Infomation: Ben Davies - 07939890308