On Set with Mark Ronson’s New Music Video “I Can’t Lose”

Few months back I had the pleasure to be a part of the Mark Ronson‘s new music video, “I can’t Lose“, featuring Keyone Starr.  The video shoot took place at Le Baron, a small, swanky bar in Chinatown that was transformed into a ultra stylish setting resembling the golden ages of China’s Shanghai era of the 1920’s, known as the “The Paris of the East, the New York of the West”. Upon arrival, Mark Ronson made a point to greet every single cast, crew, and talents with a sincere appreciation for everyone’s help on his new video. There was no shortage of the industry standard “hurry up and wait” for the entire shoot, but the endless authentic old world visuals all around the set plus friendly cast was plenty fun to pass the time while we wait for our turn for the video shoot. Mark Ronson was nothing short of a genuine nice guy with great musical talent to boot. We weren’t allowed to post anything until the video made it’s world premier and guess what, it’s OUT!!

PS. Thanks to Christine Lo for the casting and Chad Ghiron 0f www.kodemedia.com for the opportunity.

Check out the video below and some fun photos I took on set.

Mark Ronson – “I Can’t Lose”




SHAW PROMOTION Newsletter – July 4th edition!

“July 4th: – Mods vs Rockers, Liberty Belle, Get Summered Riis Beach Bazaar + Coney Island Laser Show, TJR, Fixed and MORE”

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Hello New York and Happy Birthday America!
I know many of you are about to enjoy a nice long holiday weekend (if you haven’t started already) and we are here to let you know some really fun options for those of you staying in NYC and traveling into it. Before we begin, let’s giveaway some tickets to our you guys first. The “SHAW me the Tickets” giveaway contest is here and the ticket are for super hot Saturday July 11th, the Coney Island Laser Shows presents “The Beatles” Laser Light & Video Show! These tickets sell out almost every week and our package includes much more than just free passes, check it!

*SHAW ME THE TICKETS contest giveaway*
SHAW Promotion giveaway includes:
1 pair of tickets to the laser show
1 pair of Bumper car passes
1 pair of coney island laser show t-shirts & stickers
Click HERE to enter with subject line “SHAW Me the Tickets – Coney Island Lasers show

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Rolling into our July 4th weekend parties, how about partying it up on the beach! This weekend’s Riis Park Beach Bazaar is presented by GET SUMMERED, featuring live performances by Uriel Winfree the 3rd, our good friend HoneyChrome, and many great DJs such as Dirtyboogie, Edward Askew, Petey Complex and the GET SUMMERED DJs to keep your FREE beach party going all weekend. Check out this write up of RPBB from the NY Post here! http://nypost.com/2015/06/27/the-hipsters-have-taken-over-the-rockaways/

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One of our favorite producers of great events is Dances of Vice, who is back with another amazing July 4th party: Endless Summer Nights presenting the theme of the forever sub-culture rivalry, “Mods vs Rockers“. “It’s Vespas vs Tritons, mop tops vs pompadours, miniskirts vs pencil skirts and sharkskin vs leather in this celebratory face off between Mods and Rockers at the Gansevoort Park Rooftop. Soak in three sun-kissed levels of open air terraces, classic cocktails, beach cabanas, cotton candy and BBQ while live bands, gorgeous go-gos and delinquent DJs hit the deck to the sounds of live surf rock, beach pop, rockabilly, bossa nova, swing and jazz.” This ultra fun and stylish party is F-R-E-E! Just RSVP!

Mod girl gang including hosts Stella Rose Saint Clair and Sara Bender pictured below
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Another really amazing July 4th party we had the pleasure working with is the annual Liberty Belle Extravaganza – A Vintage Fourth of July Rooftop Spectacular. Featuring over two floors of the HUDSON TERRACE (including rooftop and terrace) with 40 performers (incl. 5 bands), with breathtaking views of the Hudson River, Jersey, and The Intrepid!! So wrap yourself up in stars n stripes and join us for a fourth of July spectacular!! This event has SOLD OUT nearly every year, so we encourage everyone to buy advance tickets HERE!

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After you get your rest from the holiday weekend madness (or relaxation), be sure to check out Dances of Vice’s Summer Nights Burlesque, first Tuesdays of each month. On Tuesday July 7th is the Manhattan Nights 1976 edition. We have been to few of these Dances of Vice cruises and it’s just a cocktail of sexy fun with the beautiful NYC backfrop on the Hudson River. Get your tickets HERE!

Summer Nights Burlesque Sail 2015

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For all other events we have for the next 10 days, please check out the rest of this newsletter or on the SHAW Promotion calendar. Thank you for reading and enjoy your lovely weekend, whatever you may be doing!

Andy Shaw and the SHAW Promotion team.

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SHAW ME THE TICKETS – The Beatles Coney Island Laser Show!

Coney Island Laser Shows presents
“The Beatles”
Laser, Light & Video show
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*SHAW ME THE TICKETS contest giveaway*
SHAW Promotion giveaway includes:
1 pair of tickets to the laser show
1 pair of Bumper car passes
1 pair of coney island laser show t-shirts & stickers
Click HERE to enter with subject line “SHAW Me the Tickets – Coney Island Lasers show

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Coney Island Laser Show 2015

 Saturday July 11, 2015
Sideshow by the Seashore & Freak Bar
1208 Surf Avenue, Brooklyn, NY (@ West 12th St)
10PM – Rock N Roll Disco pre-party
11PM – Showtime
$15 advance tickets HERE!
All tickets include: FREE LASER GLASSES and STICKERS
Seating is limited – advanced tickets guarantee entry
All advance tickets receive a FREE The Eldorado Auto Skooter bumper car ride

Swim in a sea of color as we transform the air around you into a fully immerse, mind blowing laser light experience.

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Live Pre-Show Entertainment:

ROCK-N-ROLL DISCO mashup pre-party with
DJ Lemar Soulflower

Serpentina, Ray Valenz & special guests

P.O.V Theatre – Take a virtual ride on Coney’s greatest roller coaster

Purchase advanced tickets in person at the Sideshow gift shop or buy from our online shop with no extra fees.



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Bootie Mashup Top 10 – June 2015

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June 2015 Edition!

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From the BOOTIE MASHUP creators & DJs:

Summertime and the livin’ is … bumpin’! This turned out to be a particularly beats-heavy, EDM-inspired Bootie Top 10, perfect for summer playlists tailor-made with a hot and sweaty dance floor in mind! Here’s what’s been blowin’ up the Bootie dance floor this past month!

CLICK HERE to download this month’s Top 10 in one convenient ZIP file.
Or right-click each track name to download individually

Amoraboy – Break The Meteorite (Charli XCX vs. Antares)

DJ Billy C – Pop That Satisfaction B#tch (Ludacris vs. Benny Benassi & RL Grime. vs. French Montana)

Cream & Gary W – Shut Up And Dance Kuaga (Walk The Moon vs. Pierce Fulton)

Daw-Gun – She Knows The Cool Kids (Ne-Yo vs. Echosmith)

DJs From Mars – Turn Up The Sweet Heroes (Alesso vs. Temper Trap vs. Afrojack & Martin Garrix)

DJ Dumpz – Hey Now Mario Land (Martin Solveig vs. Super Mario)

Kill_mR_DJ – Summer Nights (Avicii vs. Calvin Harris vs. Coldplay vs. Bob Marley vs. Royal Gigolos)

Lobsterdust – PlayaDoIt (Montell Jordan vs. Alan Ripley vs. Mike Candys)

Maya Jakobson – Lean On Backstreet Boys (Backstreet Boys vs. Major Lazer ft. MØ vs. Tech N9ne)

DJ Prince – C’mon Drop It Like It’s Hot (2015 remake) (Snoop Dogg vs. Eddie Cochran)


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SHAW PROMOTION Newsletter 6.19 ~ 6.28, 2015

“TimeOut Live & Mount Olympus Pre-Pride Riis Beach Bazaar, Dances of Vice Sin Cities, Bikini Carwash, Rebel Night Record Hop, Fixed and MORE!”

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Hello New York,
Were you at Riis Park Beach Bazaar this last weekend? It was the best one yet with tons of attendees enjoying the beach and music and every last bit of food was eaten from their variety of delicious local vendors. Shaw Promotion is thrilled and honored to be one of the partners and contributors along with so many other great brands to be a part of this historical Riis Park Beach Bazaar! This weekend is the kick off of the Pre-PRIDE with SISTER / FRAT edition starting Contessa Stuto, A Village Raid, Leaf (Fools Gold Records), Sadaf (Hoss Records), Whatever 21 and so much more. Check out the Contessa Stuto video below!

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Every 4th weekend (next week) the Riss Beach Bazaar is presented by TimeOut Live, save the date for live performance by Old Gray + Red City Radio, see details here!

This summer, Dances of Vice presents a three-part series of nightlife experiences that pay homage to the legendary “Sin Cities” of the interwar period: Shanghai, Paris, and Berlin in an expand of three months. This Friday 6.19 is the Sin Cities – Shanghai, Paris of the East at The DTA. Dances of Vice always curate the most stylish and fun parties and this will be no exception. Get your advance tickets HERE!

Passport to Sin Cities: Shanghai (6/19), Paris (8/14), Berlin (9/18)
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After the outstanding performance at the super fun Bushwick Open Studios DIY backyard closing party, Bikini Carwash is back next Thursday at The Cobra Club in Bushwick Brooklyn with their punk rock, power pop, rock and roll and bikini top antics. This is Bikini Carwash’s first appearance at The Cobra Club playing with Samantha and we hope to see some of our friends there. Support your local bands!

Bikini Carwash (#BikiniCarwashRocks)
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For all other events this week plus our upcoming events, check out the rest of this newsletter or on the Shaw Calendar!

Thank you for reading, till next time!

Andy Shaw and the Shaw Promotion team.

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SHAW PROMOTION Newsletter 6.9 ~ 6.14, 2015

“PopUp Budapest Irie Maffia NYC Shows, he Rooks + Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra Riis Beach Bazaar, Rock n Roll Bingo, The Church and MORE”

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Hello New York City,
First off, a huge congrats to our buddies at Coney Island Laser Shows for their sold out season opening Pink Floyd edition this past Saturday. This year the Coney Island Laser Shows are bigger and better then ever with all new lasers, all new shows, larger projections, and the season has been extended until the end of the year. Be on the look out for the next show featuring The Beatles on Saturday July 11. Ticket info coming soon, so save the date!

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This week, SHAW Promotion is teamed up with Balassi Institute Hungarian Cultural Center who is presenting the PopUp Budapest including four FREE Irie Maffia NYC shows!In its 10th year Budapest based band Irie Maffia mixes boldly reggae, hip-hop, rock, funk and electronica always with an urban and world music twist. Irie Maffia was formed in 2005 and grew quickly into one of the most popular concert bands in Hungary.” Check out their 4 NYC shows starting tonight: Tuesday 6.9 at SOB’s, Wednesday 6.10 at Shrine, Thursday 6.11 at Drom and finally on Friday 6.12 at the Northside Festival in SHAW Promotion headquarters’ backyard, McCarren Park. Again, all the shows are F-R-E-E, click HERE for details and check out the video below to get hyped up!

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Irie Maffia - Living It Easy

As the temperature is heating up, The Riis Park Beach Bazaar looks more fun and appealing each week. This week Defalco is your presenter bringing you The Rook, Douglas and The Goodharts, Nikhil P. Yerawadekar / Low Mentality on Saturday and everyone’s favorite band to dance to, the Williamsburg Salsa Orchestra!

Beach + Market + Food + Games + Music + City Skyline = Perfect NYC Summer

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Tonight, Tuesday, is the weekly Rock n Roll Bingo at Pinks NYC with my hommie DJ Twig the Wonderkid. This is the place for a fun night to show off your rock ‘n roll knowledge or just grab the 2-4-1 classic burger special. If RnR is too soft for you, then on you go to Pinks NYC for their New Hard Rock / Heavy Metal Party party, “The Church”, with DJs Avi Miller and Samuel Valentine. Both of these 2 Pinks NYC parties are FREE!

Before I sign off, I want to let you know about one of our favorite event producers, Dances of Vice, upcoming events, a three-part series of nightlife experiences that pay homage to the legendary “Sin Cities” of the interwar period: Shanghai, Paris, and Berlin starting Friday June 19 with Shanghai, “Paris of the East”. Click on the banner below for details!

Passport to Sin Cities: Shanghai (6/19), Paris (8/14), Berlin (9/18)
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Thank you for reading and enjoy your week and summer in NYC!

Andy Shaw and the SHAW Promotion team

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