The Australian legend Thomas Jack wowed the crowd again at a humid and tropical party this past Saturday at Foundation night club. With Aloha shirts and beach swag in tow, fans were eager to get through the 40-minute entry line, passing the time by swapping stories of Thomas Jack at What the Festival?! and bumming cigarettes off fellow comrades.
In lieu of enforcing the usual dress code, Foundation embraced all things tropical house. Fans took this to the next level with flip flops, sexy beach shirts, brightly colored floral dresses, beach balls, and plenty of Hawaiian shirts. Johnny Monsoon opened the night perfectly with a special house mix in celebration of his birthday. After the crowd was in a frenzy, Thomas Jack opened up his set with pineapples in tow.
We heard whispers all evening that Thomas Jack would be playing a three-hour set instead of ending at 2 am. Many people seemed excited about the three hours that lay ahead.
The musical journey continued with sunny remixes of Michael Jackson and dropping original work by fellow house DJ SNBRN. After warming up the crowd, Thomas Jack took it to the next level by introducing new original music. The tropical house was elevated to Sunday church with gospel melodies intertwined in deep house bass. The crowd became a dance frenzy in the humid atmosphere. Thomas Jack passed out his pineapples to a few lucky fans who proudly danced with their sweet gifts all evening.
Just as the crowd was peaking in the lush and sweltering ambiance, he was cut off right before 2 am. The dissapointed crowd began to disperse after the lights were turned on. While the three-hour set was just a rumor, the night was still a happy, booty-shaking event.
For those of us who still crave that happy dance, Thomas Jack just released a new Tropical Express mix to ease our aching souls. Were you at Thomas Jack? Did you receive one of the coveted pineapples? Let us know below!
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