- Saturday, August 18
- 10 pm to 8 am
- Marché Bonsecours | 333, rue de la Commune Est
- $65 regular | $95 VIP (taxes included)
Online ticket sales are now closed. Tickets available at the door only.
DJ Alberto (Montréal)
Born and raised in Cuba, and coming from a family of musicians and artists, Alberto Pérez (AKA DJ Alberto) has been musically inclined since an early age. With his always present smile, eclectic musical taste and attention to detail behind the decks he has quickly won the respect and love of fans and become one of the hottest DJs emerging from Montréal’s prolific DJ scene. DJ Alberto has brought his unique style to some of Montréal’s greatest clubs including the legendary Parking, Sky Pub, Circus Afterhours and the city’s newest hot spots Apollon and its little brother Katakombes. He recently started his own monthly dance party MACHO, which has been highly praised by club goers and the media alike.
DJ Danny Verde (Milan)
Danny Verde is a musical prodigy who has worked in all aspects of music; including house, dance-pop production, DJ, song-writing and vocalist. He lives just outside Milan, where his recording studio “Holab Studio” has been home to many collaborations with international labels, artists, and producers. Danny has participated in more than 40 productions from 1994 to the present-spanning house to pop music. His first big success was with the Italian S.M.S. project, which produced two hit singles, including, “La Vie C’est Fantastique’’ in 2001, which was number 1 on the official Italian dance chart, as well as the follow up, “Just A Bit Of Chaos’’, which reached both number 1 in Italy and Brasil on Time Records.
DJ Joe Gauthreaux (Los Angeles)
As one of the most sought after DJs in the industry, DJ/Producer Joe Gauthreaux (pronounced GO TROW) has a resumé full of club appearances and main events that span the last 14 years. The New Orleans native began his career there at age 16 and he quickly became the resident DJ at Oz Nightclub in the famous French Quarter. Joe is now recognized and in demand around the world with some bookings coming nearly two years in advance.Whether you are expecting disco house, progressive rhythms, tribal drums or soulful funk, the legendary DJ/Producer Joe Gauthreaux will have you on the dance floor experiencing a musical journey you won’t ever forget. his name is notorious for an amazing musical experience.
Jason Noel – Artistic Director
Jason Noel is a Montréal designer and artistic director. He is also the founder of PARAÎTRE, a company specializing in costume design and the organization of high-end events. First and foremost and artist, Jason has performed in several stage and television productions. He’s worked with many producers to develop original and avant-garde concepts. Known for his boldness, he likes to transform and reinvent the world of “happenings”. For this first edition of PLATINUM, Jason is pleased to partner with Montreal Pride. His goal: to redefine the standard of gay events.
- YOU’VE NEVER SEEN A PARTY LIKE PLATINUM
More spectacularly theatrical than anything you’ve seen in a club, but more intimate and exclusive than a rave, PLATINUM will is the hottest event on Montréal’s gay scene this year.
The venue alone is stunning: Marché Bonsécours in Old Montréal will be the seductively sophisticated setting for PLATINUM. A magical world will be created under its iconic dome to create a sensual atmosphere of mystery and intrigue.
THE PLATINUM CONCEPT
PLATINUM is an intimate event, an exclusive experience and multi-sensory concept that blend glamour, fantasy and decadent pleasures. You will be transported into 3 distinct universes, each artfully created to stimulate your senses. Fall under the spell of the HOLLYWOOD-GLAM world. EYE CANDY will take you back to the carefree days of your childhood. And REBEL XXX will stimulate you, excite you and envelope you in its decadent ambiance.
HOLLYWOOD-GLAM – 10 pm to 1 am
DJ ALBERTO, MONTREAL
Mythical and surreal characters right out of a Hollywood dreamscape will welcome you into a glittering GLAM ROCK atmosphere. Prepare to be amazed by this larger-than-life world! Dress code: ROCK GLAM WITH A TOUCH OF GRRRRR!
EYE CANDY 1 am to 4 am
DJ DANNY VERDE, MILAN
Enter a quirky, colourful world so bold and vibrant you’ll think you tumbled into the pages of a comic book. No, you’re not dreaming! Think jujubes, candies and licorice – sweet! Your mangas and cartoons will come to life and have you feeling like a child again. Parrrtttttyyyy!
REBEL XXX 4 am - ?
DJ JOE GAUTHREAUX, LA
Go deeper underground into a dark, decadent atmosphere, where sexy creatures of the night cast seductive spells and titillate your senses with erotic performances. Lose your inhibitions and release your inner rebel to bewitching beats that climb to a climax as dawn approaches. Will you be able resist temptation?
Regular tickets are $65 and tickets for the VIP experience are $95.
And what is the VIP experience, you may ask?
It starts from the red-carpet reception you’ll receive at the Bonsecours Market. No line-ups for you. Then, how about a free massage and a glass of champagne? You’ll have your own chill-out zone on the mezzanine, giving you a bird’s-eye view of the party while being caressed in the funkiest lounge furniture. Let your senses go and experience the different tastes and textures to titillate your every neuron. When you want to freshen up, you’ll have access to private washrooms with sexy valets to attend you. Oh, and we’ll have a private little show for you now and then. PLATINUM is sponsored by Lucas Entertainment – need we say more? This will be the kind of experience you’ve only dreamt of before…
- 18 years and older
- Drugs prohibited
- Search required upon entry
- Violators will be expelled and subject to criminal proceedings
- Model :: Arnaud Gilli
- Photographer :: Karine Lévesque
- Artistic Director :: Jason Noël