The 39-year-old SoCal native has been spinning progressive-house tracks in gay bars across the country since the late '80s. Today, she's a resident DJ in nightspots from Seattle and Santa Fe to Minneapolis and Atlanta.
It all started with a job in a West Hollywood "girl club," where patrons favored hip-hop. "Lesbians like that bumpy, grindy stuff," says Kimberly. "But I'm so glad I don't play for only women anymore, because I would grow cobwebs playing hip-hop all night. I like the boom-boom, the energy, the crescendos, and the climaxes of progressive-disco-house-tribal stuff. It's an adrenaline rush."
Sat., April 22, 9 p.m.
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