I’m heading back to see my Canadian peoples for a double dose and help promote Red Bull THRE3STYLE.  If you’re in Montreal or Quebec City, you’ve got some major parties that you don’t want to miss.


Dagobert – Quebec City


DJ Zimmie Quebec City April 2015 web
Moomba Theater – Montreal

DJ Zimmie - Moomba April 2015 450x700


A few years ago, Four Color Zack came out of nowhere and started making us all feel like we might wanna quit DJing.  Before I could finish my coffee, he was the 2012 Red Bull Thre3style World Champion.  The best part of this tale is, as you’ll learn from this interview, Zack is one of the nicest, most humble and hardest-working DJs in the game.  If anyone should be the ambassador for DJing, this guy deserves that crown for sure.  Zack recently chiseled some time out of his crazy schedule to sit down with me for a coffee and talk about becoming a DJ by way of a metal band, his love of social media and staying positive as a DJ.


Also, if you need some DJ gear, sound, lights, whatever, visit our podcast sponsor, AGI Pro DJ, and use the code EXTRACREDIT when you check out.  You’ll save some loot while supporting a DJ-based company!


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Red Bull Curates

20 Local Artists / 3 Dope DJs / Open Bar

Portland Art Museum / 21+ / 8p-11m





Hi.  It’s been like a month since we talked.  What have you been up to?  I’ve been super busy.  If you wanna come party with me, be sure to check the full schedule to the right—> and don’t forget to follow me on Instagram as “DJZIMMIE”.  And now tonight’s top story…


Upcoming Events


East Coast vs. West Coast Hip-Hop Party
Friday 3.1.13 w/ DJ Zimmie & Dev From Above
JONES 80s & 90s Dance Club
107 NW Couch | Portland, OR | 21+
Adidas Superstar giveaway for best dressed guy & girl
Send JONES your email address on FB or Twitter to be entered for the free fat gold rope chain giveaway!



Moomba Supperclub
3.16.13 – Montreal, Canada



Red Bull Schlittentag
March 29th & 30th – Mt. Hood, OR


Free Sounds


If you haven’t checked out my Extra Credit podcast yet, now is the perfect time.  On a recent trip to Seattle for the Red Bull 3Style West Coast finals I interviewed the legendary DJ Jazzy Jeff.  Check out the podcast and to learn how to subscribe, click HERE.





I dropped 2 mixes in February.  If you didn’t cop them yet, click the artwork to download.



Tomorrow night I’ll be DJing an awesome movie premier for Red Bull.  Here’s the skinny:


Where the Trail Ends is a film following the world’s top freeride mountain bikers as they search for un-ridden terrain around the globe, ultimately shaping the future of big mountain freeriding. This unparalleled story documents man’s challenges against mother nature and himself showcased through a cast of colorful characters. This is the most progressive and ambitious mountain biking ever attempted resulting in an entertainment adventure unlike anything experienced before. The screening is presented in collaboration with Specialized with special guest, Darren Berrecloth and an after party to follow.


Mission St. Theater & Pub – 1624 NW Glisan – Portland, OR

Tickets availible for purchase at www.mcmenamins.com

21+ Only – Doors at 7:30 / Screening at 8:15 – Music by DJ Zimmie (www.djzimmie.com)

Support from Fat Tire Farm. www.fattirefarm.com

Athlete Darren Berrecloth will be in attendance!


Follow @RedBullPDX #WTTE for more info.




The New River Gorge in West Virginia is home to the world’s second longest single arch bridge.  On the 3rd Saturday of October every year, West Virginia throws a crazy party to let extreme sports enthusiasts of all kind jump off this massive bridge.  This year’s party clocked over 80,000 attendees and I got to rock it out of the back of the Red Bull MXT event truck.  People were bungee jumping, base jumping and Red Bull’s Air Force was on hand to show everyone how it’s done.  Rock!



DJ Zimmie November 2012 Newsletter


Political Party Up In Here Video


It’s almost election time and the most important decision regarding your party is who you’re going to have DJ.  Check out out my newest promo video to help you vote.  Full post HERE.



Mud on the Mountain


By the time you read this I’ll be on my way to 7 Springs Mountain Resort to DJ another Mud on the Mountain obstacle course event.  Registration is closed so hopefully you got your spot among the 2500+ people signed up.  Check out my recap from May’s run HERE.


Bawdy Beautiful Event Series


For the next 6 weeks every Thursday I’ll be DJing an event series called “The Bawdy Beautiful” at Portland Art Museum to help celebrate a new exhibit.  We kicked it off last night and you don’t want to miss it.  Full details HERE.



Thursdays At TUBE

Me and Dev From Above gettin’ dirty dirty every week.


Check the schedule to the right for all my upcoming dates…


WV Bridge Day Pics – 10.20.2012 – Full recap coming soon…


Red Bull ReMX pics – 10.13.2012 – Full recap coming soon…


DJ Zimmie October 2012 Newsletter


Big news this month!  I’ve been hard at work on the website for my private function / corporate event / wedding business and it’s finally done.  The fine folks at R1 Creative did a brilliant job on it and I couldn’t be happier.  If you’re having a school, corporate or private function, getting married or just need a great DJ with top-notch sound and lighting, look no further.  Check out the site and see what I’ve been up to when I’m not at the club.


Modern Event Solutions



I told you in the last email that we’ve been having a busy, crazy awesome Summer in Portland.  If you haven’t already, check out my full post and see all the pics and details.


Portland Summer 2012



On the down low, I’m working on a new mixtape project.  Let’s just say that it involves sample-based Hip-Hop, it’s going to be huge and it’s going to take me the rest of my life to finish.  More details very soon…


Thursdays at Tube


I have a new alternating Thursday at TUBE in Portland with DJ Dev from Above.  Come through and get loose.  Peep the ill flier…





I know I’m late to the party but… If you’re on Instagram, I’m “djzimmie”


Motown Throwdown


It’s almost that time of year again…


Saturday 10.27.2012

Pathfinder of WV presents

Motown Throwdown

Snowboard & Ski Competition

6p-9p // 235 High Street, Morgantown, WV

Burton Premier Party Friday 10.26

Sign up: MotownThrowdown@gmail.com

Event: http://www.facebook.com/events/421516491244971/

FB Page: http://www.facebook.com/MotownThrowdownWVU



Watch the Motown Throwdown video from last year!


OMSI After Dark Halloween Edition


If you haven’t been yet, OMSI throws a big museum-wide party on the last Wednesday of the month and it’s a blast.  There’s food, alcohol, you can check out the museum and they bring in special exhibits and experiments to match the theme of the party.  We’re doing it big for Halloween this year…



Upcoming Events

Check the schedule to the right for the full listing…



Ginger Hill – Slippery Rock University



Red Bull ReMX Motorcross Race

Steel City Raceway – Event Info



Live 95! Party w/ DJ Impulse

Patty Boom Boom – Washington, DC



Get Down w/ DJ Impulse

Baltimore, MD



West Virginia Bridge Day w/ Red Bull

Oak Hill, WV

Event Info



Mud on the Mountain (obstacle mud run)


7 Springs Resort, PA

Flier soon!


Portland is amazing.  I try not to use the word amazing often, but, it really applies here.  The amount of good food to eat, events to attend, things to see and places to explore is too much for one person to take in without some serious planning.  There’s an ever expanding list of hikes, bike rides, concerts, art events, parties, new restaurants, cool food carts and adventures growing every week.  This was my first full Summer here and it was non-stop fun.  I had plenty of visitors to help me eat this good food and accompany me as I explored the city and surrounding areas.



I had to show Portland Summer some love and write up my adventures in a post.  Thank you to Tia, Red Bull and everyone who helped make magic happen this Summer.  Thanks also to everyone who cooked all the food I ate.  I ate tons of it… I uploaded over 70 photos to an album in chronological order.





Highlight Photos:


5.19 – Multnomah Falls hike

5.22 – Roger Waters performing “The Wall” at the Rose Garden

6.27 – DJing at OMSI After Dark

7.4 – 4th of July at Irving Park

7.12 – Slash at Roseland

7.14 – Mississippi Street Fair

7.18 – Portland Zoo

7.22 – Sites from The Goonies

8.11 – Alberta Street Fair

8.11 – Tualatin Crawfish Festival

8.12 – DJ Jazzy Jeff & Skillz at the Do-Over

8.13 – Visiting Nike & Adidas headquarters w/ Jazzy Jeff

8.18 – Portland Armada w/ Four Color Zack, DJ Five & Capts of Industry

8.18 – Couture Block Party w/ FourColorZack, DJ Five & Capts of Industry

8.18 – DJ Neil Armstrong at Defcon 20 Year Anniversary Party

8.19 – Sticks and Stones 3rd annual Pop Up Pool Party

8.26 – Tia & Gregory’s Electric Summer Party

9.7 – Holy Trinity (Madonna vs. Prince vs. MJ) at Jones

9.8 – Dinosaur Jr. at Red Bull Common Thread

9.8 – Girl Talk at MusicFest NW

9.9 – Pete Rock, Madlib, Wajeed and Kurupt at the Do-Over





Big events!  Free music!  Exciting photos!  (in the monster truck rally voice…)


Check out the amazing new flier for my Friday residency at Jones.  (design: Kelly.Cassell@Gmail.com)



Speaking of Jones…  Next weekend is our Official Grand Opening party!  Doc Adam and myself will be spinning nothing but 80s and 90s dance music all weekend.  We’re going to be giving out gift bags, door prizes, featuring Tang & Kool-Aid drink specials and serving breakfast until 5 am.  Sounds like heaven…



I’m also starting a new Thursday at residency at TUBE with Dev From Above.  I’ll be there every other week.  Look for the flier in next month’s newsletter!  18 NW 3rd Avenue.
Saturday, September 1st

Manifesto Sip & Shine Event

3806 North Mississippi – Portland, OR – 4-7p

Come grab a drink, get your shoes shined, listen to some chunes and get your man on!



Free Music!


DJ Zimmie – Pusha T & The MGs


DJ Zimmie – Pusha T & The MGs by DJ Zimmie



2010 / 2011 / 2012 Red Bull Threestyle Sets


DJ Zimmie – 2010-11-12 Threestyle Sets (Live) by DJ Zimmie



Event Recaps


2012 Mattress Factory Urban Garden Party Recap


Click the pic to check out the recap of Pittsburgh’s craziest party!


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