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DJ to Watch: Jerry Folk

Oh I Wonder why we chose Folk for this weeks DJ to Watch? Maybe because he has cultivated a genre-defying sound? Maybe because he opened for Odesza for the entirety of their 2016 ‘In Return’ tour? Maybe because he headlined his own North American tour and his DoLab performance at Coachella was one of the most talked about sets from the weekend? Maybe because he accomplished that in under 3 years? The answer is all the above. Jerry Folk has captivated the world with his funky, groovy, and feel-goody vibes and his admirers are growing with each remix and original.

The Norway born producer, Gerard Folkestad, bluntly describes his genre as “an electronic mixture of whatever inspires me.”  If you mess around in his Soundcloud you will hear, feel, and see that each song is a unique experience that isn’t driven to a drop, it is a ripple of beats from start to finish. The best thing about electronic music is an artist’s ability to make it whatever we want, and we love that Gerard didn’t succumb to the traditional ideals of EDM-he pushed the boundaries and created a musical project truly unique and beautiful.

We are so excited to welcome Jerry Folk to Shady Park on March 3rd with Saint Wknd! This is a Shady show you won’t want to miss, grab your tickets here!

Connect with Jerry Folk: SoundCloud | Facebook | Twitter

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