Electric Eye: Paradise Blooms with Sunshine Jones

In anticipation of the third summer of their weekly Wednesday evening dance party, Paradise Sunset Sessions hosted a little pre-launch soiree.

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

In anticipation of the third summer running of their weekly Wednesday evening dance party, launching June 22 on the Monkey Loft rooftop, Paradise Sunset Sessions hosted a little pre-launch soiree last Saturday. Featuring a live set from one of their favorite out of town headliners—San Fransisco’s house and techno sorcerer, Sunshine Jones—it certainly felt like summer inside Monkey Loft between the gorgeous tropical decor and the rising heat emanating from the dancers. Local support was provided by Riz & Rob (as in KEXP’s Riz Rollins and his husband Rob Green), the illustrious Wesley Holmes, and Paradise’s lovely resident DJs, Xan Lucero and Mikey Mars. Host Sylwia Jarosz could be found bopping around the crowd dolling out doses of warmth and affection to everyone in her path. It was a very communal affair, and the excitement for warm weather and the outdoor dance parties to come was palpable.

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

Paradise Sunset Sessions. By Brooklyn Benjestorf

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