Red Rocks Amphitheatre | Morrison, Colorado
Smooth hip hop & nu jazz DJ – Pretty Lights is coming to Red Rocks Amphitheater on Friday 12th August 2016! Known for his down tempo tunes that are good for your soul and give you 'a feeling like you've never had before'. Pretty Lights is compared to artists such as Bonobo, Gramatik and Big Gigantic. His impressive light displays always bring out the best elements from the music and gets the crowd going wild… don't let this opportunity slide you by!
The man behind the artist Pretty Lights, is Derek Vincent Smith. His musical passion came at a young age, while attending high school, Smith wrote and produced his own hip hop music!
Derek Vincent Smith and Michal Menert began working in Pretty Lights in the summer of 2004 and just three years later, Pretty Lights began playing late night shows supporting big names, including; STS9, The Disco Biscuits, and Widespread Panic!
Like a flash of lightening, Pretty Lights career has rocketed into major stardom, he began playing at major American music festivals – Bonnaroo, Coachella, Wakarusa, the Electric Daisy Carnival, Camp Bisco, and the 10KLF. Following his incredible year of festivals, came a multi-city tour of the United States. Since then his music has spread globally!
Pretty Lights main niche is digital sampling, crossed with smooth soul samples, glitchy hip hop beats and pumping synth lines. You can help but get down to the funky sound!