Nile Rodgers had VIPs like Jason Mraz boogying on skates at The DiscOasis — an out of doors “music-driven interactive theatre” that he curated on the South Coast Botanic Backyard in LA on Wednesday.
Jimmy Iovine and Liberty Ross co-hosted the occasion and DJ Cassidy spun tunes. Madonna was listed on the invite as a co-host, however the Materials Lady didn’t attend the social gathering. An impersonator, nevertheless, struck a pose and carried out the pop star’s ’80s basic “Like A Virgin.”
“It was superb! They didn’t allow you to in except you have been already dancing and clapping,” one partygoer advised us, nodding to lyrics from the Chic groove-maker’s hit “Everybody Dance.”
The backyard featured an enormous roller-rink, the place company might skate and dance together with skilled rollerbladers and performers in ’70s disco garb. It additionally featured a retro arcade, curated meals vans, and a “bloom field dance ground.”
“The DiscOasis is a dream come true… Individuals know and love to bop to my songs; what they could not know is that I’ve been a skater all my life and I like to curler disco,” Rodgers stated in a press release.
Rodgers, 68, stated he wished to create the identical spirit he remembered from “the primary time I ever walked right into a disco and noticed individuals from each stroll of life put their troubles, prejudices and variations apart within the identify of affection and dance.”
Adam Lambert, Allen Hughes, Shaun Ross, Kat Graham, Jeremy Scott, Bruce Bozzi, Dita von Teese and can.i.am have been among the celebs who popped by.
The interactive expertise advantages Rodger’s We Are Family Foundation. Hip-hop pioneer DJ Grandmaster Flash will headline a DJ Sundown Sequence for DiscOasis on Aug. 1.