Jon Cooper AKA Jon Pleased Wimmin is a DJ who rose to fame in the club world during the 1990s with his flamboyant cross dressing and stylish presence.
In the 80s his 3 piece Cabaret act ‘The Pleased Wimmin’ were spotted performing at Kinky Gerlinky by Danny Rampling who immediately invited them to come and be dancers at his club.
Then as a DJ, Jon warmed up for Danny Rampling in Ibiza. An immediate hit with the crowd, requests for guest slots came in thick and fast and he became a regular at clubs such as Fabric, Back To Basics, Pacha, Ministry of Sound, Cream, and Renaissance.
Jon has DJed across the world at locations including Ibiza, Buenos Aires, Japan, South America, Australia, South Africa, Singapore and more alongside the whole of Europe.
Jon’s highly stylised dress sense and musical skills made him a regular fixture in DJ Magazine’s top 100 best DJs in the world, coming 5th in 1996.
He has released numerous records, including two UK top 30 hits on the Perfecto label (‘Passion’ & Give Me Strength’) along with releases in 2004 on the Wall of Sound label under the moniker ‘The Visitor’.
Jon has played alongside high profile acts including Pete Tong, 2ManyDJs, Jacques Lu Cont, Danny Tenaglia, Sasha, Carl Cox, Andrew Weatherall, Boy George, Sister Bliss and Erol Alkan.
Jon’s current sets are diverse including music from Purple Disco Machine, Hoxton Whores, Late Night Tough Guy, Soulwax, Lifelike, and Todd Terje.
Support from DJ Jonny Slut
Jonny Slut was the founder of London’s clubnight NagNagNag, famous for its blend of subcultures and musical styles. Since moving to Dorset he has managed to tempt the likes of Boy George, Adamski & Hot Chip to DJ at his Southern Electronic nights in Bridport.
£7 advance / £10 on the door. 10% off for Theatre Friends
Bar opens and starts 8 P.M
Over 18’s only
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In person: Lyme Regis and Bridport Tourist Information centres
Over the phone: 01297 442138
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