Victor Rodriguez

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Biography

  • One half of Bears in Space alnog with Chris Bowen, Has been djing since 1984
    An Influential DJ and promoter since before he was legally allowed to enter clubs, Victor Rodriguez has been a part of building the LA club scene since the late 80’s and early 90’s through his association with such clubs as White Chocolate, Plastic Passion, and Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride. In the late 90's he teamed up with Billy Erb in bringing the legendary NYC party "Beige" to Los Angeles. It was a huge success that lasted 11 years and set a new standard in LA nightlife. Through his collaboration with DJ Chris Bowen in 2008 under the Critter Control collective, they helped established a re-birth of downtown queer club culture with their party "Shits & Giggles”, and later with Cub Scout and and their current incarnation; Bears in Space. They regularly showcase such talents as DJ Harvey, Eric Duncun, Lovefingers & Heidi Lawden, Justin Van Der Vluegan, Andy Butler, Pat Mahoney, Horse Meat Disco, Daniel Wang, Tim Sweeney, Honcho, Optimo, Honey Sound System, Discodromo, among many others. The parties have received wide critical success and they have taken Bears in Space to other cities such as Palm Springs, P-town, Vancouver and every other month in Mexico City. Victor Rodriguez has been collecting records since he was 7 with a collection well past 15 000. He has recently shared billing with the likes of Lauer, Zombies in Miami, Intergalictic Gary, Hugo Capablanca, Jennifer Cardini and Carry Nation, playing across Europe, Canada, Mexico, Colombia and the US. His current monthly residences include, Cub Scout, Bears in Space, Bears in Space CDMX, Discoteca at The Ace Hotel DTLA, and Palm Springs. His private clients events have included such personalities as Elton John, Anna Wintour, Madonna, Donatella Versace, and once had Grace Jones request a private after-hours set for her and her entourage. And then there was the time he shared the decks with Prince….. His versatility and ability to set mood with his wide collection of disco, house, soul, and rare vinyl only releases has proved his ability to remain relevant in our ever-changing climate.