As the world mourns the loss of Michael Jackson, we're expecting that the members of P-Town's music scene will be putting on any number of tributes dedicated to the late King of Pop in the coming weeks and months.
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The cat who gets the honor of being the first is DJ Joe DiPadova. We just got an e-mail from the 30-year-old, who's apparently pretty torn up over Jacko's death and will be transforming his set tonight at CenPho alcohol oasis Hanny's (which starts at 7 p.m.) into a wake of sorts.
Here's a quote from said dispatch, which offers more details:
"[I] honestly don't find myself much in the mood for playing now. So, I'm going to do the only thing I really know how--I'm going to play every single MJ & Jackson 5 song and remix I own tonight. Come mourn with me if you want. Bring a song if you have one that's special to you."
UPDATE: DJ Melo will be spinning up an MJ tribute mix tonight at the Ruby Room (717 North Central Avenue, 602-258-0069) during Djentrification's Sol Party. I've also heard rumblings that the weekly Blunt Club session at Club Red (2155 East University Drive, Tempe, 480-966-4733) will also feature a tribute of its own.