Louie Vega is a legendary Grammy-winning house DJ and producer with a Puerto Rican heritage who came up in New York City’s 1980s club scene.
Wednesday, November 27, 2019 ~ Vega spins up a 1990s Flashback for Thanksgiving Weekend at 3 Dollar Bill in East Williamsburg, Brooklyn from 10pm to 4am. From $20
Louie Vega is a Legendary New York Puerto Rican House DJ
Vega is a Puerto Rican New Yorker from the Bronx. His father was a Jazz saxophonist. His uncle was New York Salsa legend Héctor Lavoe.
Louie came up in NYC’s seminal 1980s club scene. He worked atnow legendary venues like Studio 54, Devil’s Nest, Heartthrob, Roseland, and the Palladium. Louie was just a kid then, so people used to call him “Little Louie Vega.” Now it’s more like Giant Louie Vega.
Louie hit the big time when he helped produce Marc Anthony’s Ride on the Rhythm (1991).
Ride on the Rhythm put both artists on the map. After opening for Tito Puente at Madison Square Garden, both Louie and Marc Anthony’s careers took off.
Vega has worked with great Pop, Soul, and Latin artists including Michael Jackson, Luther Vandross, Madonna, Tito Puente, Black Eyed Peas, and on and on. He’s been nominated four times, but Louie won a Grammy® for his remix of Curtis Mayfield’s “Superfly.”
Vega’s music is house and his parties are universal, but his sound always has a little Latin something.
To learn more about Louie visit www.VegaRecords.net
Louie Vega Starring…XXVII
Louie Vega Starring…XXVII is Vega’s first album that is entirely his own.
This is super chill music. You can let it fade into the background or listen deep. It makes you want to dance.
V.R. Tribute Louie Vega presents Funky Cadets
Vega’s latest is due out May 18, 2018.
Louie Vega Awards
Can’t Let You Go was nominated for the 2018 Grammys for “Best Remixed Recording.”
Louie Vega’s Roots NYC Party
Vega is a global DJ, but has a standing Wednesday night gig with Kevin Hedge at Cielo called Roots NYC. So unless Vega is touring the world, you can catch him right here in the Meatpacking District.
The party starts at 10 pm and goes until 4 am. Cielo closed in 2018.