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Nate Manic

Oakland, United States

Nate Manic has honed his DJ skills among some of the world’s best and brightest over a career now spanning 20+ years. Most notably he established his legacy as the head Talent Buyer and Music Director for the legendary Chicago club Smart Bar (2009-2013). His contributions there include the creation of Smartbar’s Sunday night party Queen! featuring residents Michael Serafini, Garrett David, Derrick Carter and the late Frankie Knuckles as well as their yearly Movement pre-party and BBQ at TV Lounge (Detroit) and countless Chicago debuts of some of the world’s most notable DJs. Nate now lives in Oakland and gives private DJ lessons as well as enjoying regular guest spots around the Bay Area. He has also launched a company called Caliber DJs which provides vinyl DJs for weddings and corporate events throughout California. Nate’s sets are always fun, energetic and dynamic, spanning all genres of Underground Electronic music including Acid House, Techno, House, Breaks and Disco.