House Legend Robbie Rivera to Play Central Lounge Friday, January 20th
If one needed an excuse to venture to Central Lounge, then the promise of “house music all night long” would be sufficient.
And indeed, Astoria’s most sophisticated nightlife spot will make good on that promise, hosting “house music all night long” delivered by none other than “Stardust” producer, Robbie Rivera on Friday, January 20th. The phrase emblazoned on Rivera’s official website, and Rivera’s artist Facebook page identifying the DJ as a self proclaimed “music machine,” reflect the producer’s unique brand of charisma, an enthusiasm that will enable Rivera to provide not merely house music, but energy to the Friday night Central crowd.
A “prolific” producer of house music, the name “Robbie Rivera” bespeaks a catalogue of releases, both original and re-imaginations of original tracks. The Puerto Rican born DJ claims a funk/tribal twist in his house music, elements that set Rivera’s music apart from other DJs similarly working within the genre. Rivera’s sound is sometimes defined by his incorporation of Latin elements, in accordance with his roots.
Evolving from playing weddings and “school” events in his early youth, Rivera has advanced to engineer tracks on the industry’s best labels, including the likes of Spinnin’ Records, Armada, Axtone, Juicy Music, Doorn, and Ultra Records.
Central’s ability to obtain Rivera for the Friday evening show—primetime in terms of artist booking times—conveys the club’s commitment to securing top talent as evening entertainment for its guests. Those seeking an intimate setting in which to vibe to fresh house music while sipping fine mixed drinks need look no further than Central Lounge. The club’s modern design elements and double bars make for a cosmopolitan location unparalleled by any other venue in Astoria or localities beyond.
Fans of Rivera and intrigued new listeners alike will be elated to know that admission to see Rivera appear at Central is free with reservation—guests may RSVP for free admission at the website linked below. Those interested in making their night at Central an increasingly upscale experience may likewise enter a contest hosted by popular rave giveaway account, @NYCRaves on Twitter. The winner of the contest will receive a VIP table at Central for the Rivera appearance. Interested tweeters simply retweet the original tweet, and follow the accounts mentioned in the tweet to enter. The contest is additionally linked below.
Yet contest victor or not, each house music fan is a winner, given free admission to see Robbie Rivera live, an opportunity too sweet not to be seized.