International multi-genre DJ/producer John Digweed recently made his long-awaited return to North America earlier this fall with a 10-stop U.S. tour. The fall dates featured amazing sets produced by the British house artist, who DJ Mag once listed as #1 DJ in the world in 2001. His tour began in Austin’s The Concourse Project on September 17 and ended in Chicago’s Sound Bar on October 9. One of John Digweed’s amazing performances took place inside San Francisco’s mesmerizing The Midway nightclub on October 3. John Digweed’s show at The Midway was a celebration of house music that transported the crowd back two decades. Here is a review of John Digweed’s show at The Midway on October 2, which proved that the legendary house producer still has great talent.
Set Undergound Presents: John Digweed
John Digweed’s show at The Midway on October 2 was hosted by Set Underground. To start, Set Underground is a dance music promotion specializing in underground house music. Set Underground hosts events in San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Miami San Diego, and Tulum. This unique event that Set Underground hosted and John Digweed headlined went on from 3 pm to 9 pm. However, those six hours featured great house music that got everyone grooving from start to finish. Aside from the headlining house music legend John Digweed, there were also talented producers opening up the show such as Verik and Alex Sibley as well.
Partying like it’s 2001
The crowd inside The Midway was very diverse in terms of personality and musical interests. Some were veterans of the house music scene when it was still making its rise onto the mainstream music conscience. Additionally, some people in the crowd are a new generation of house music fans who are now living in an era where house music is as popular as pop music itself. Everyone altogether really enjoyed the great everlasting music of John Digweed. The #1 DJ voted by DJ Mag back in 2001 never looked like he missed a beat. For anyone who is getting into house music, John Digweed is a great producer to listen to first.