Name of DJ: DJ Martial
Name of Club: GunBar
Location: New York City
Ownership/Parent Company: Brand Essence Hospitality Group
Square Footage: 1,500
Open Date: June 2, 2011
In the city that never sleeps, DJ Martial (real name Marshall Weinstein) is one of its elite spin-masters. Incorporating a finely tuned ear for rhythm and style into his mixes. Martial plays all the hottest current tracks mixed with the ever-popular classic and keeps the dance floor packed until dawn. After actively working the turntables of New York for over a decade, DJ Martial’s popularity is still on the rise. He is the Latin/South America official BlackBerry DJ and also had been featured on MTV’s Guy Code national commercials.
DJ Martial’s love of music didn’t stop him from pursuing an education. In fact, he deejayed his way through college at Hofstra University, becoming known to all of his classmates as the spin man about campus. It wasn’t long before he hit Manhattan and started gaining the attention of local tastemakers and celebrities and solidified his place in the New York social scene. He has been featured in the New York Post, New York Daily News and many out-of-town publications such as the Boston Globe, US Weekly and In Touch.
His eccentric and outgoing personality shines through in his ear-satisfying beats. Pleasing any crowd can only be described as his proverbial sixth sense. With blends of Hip Hop, Rock, 80’s and House, DJ Martial maintains the unique ability to stay true to the roots of the dance floor with Funky Old School Classics. Martial isn’t just all about the party, he also uses his talent for good cause by donating to many charities, for example, The Outsider Art Fair, Taglit Oranim, Overbrook School for the blind, Right To Dream and Toys for Tots to name a few.
Most recently, DJ Martial has been making his way across the country playing San Francisco, Chicago, Boston, Atlanta, Orlando, Miami, Iowa, Philadelphia and a Caribbean tour in St. Thomas, Bahamas, St. Maarten, Hati, Grand Cayman, Jamaica and Cozumel. Club goers everywhere are falling in love with his sound. DJ Martial has also traveled internationally for private events and clubs in Israel, Canada and Mexico. His music is suitable for events ranging from corporate functions to charities, private affairs and fashion shows. Some of his credits include private events for Rosario Dawson, Andre 3000, Charlize Theron and Stewart Townsend, Celebrity Apprentice, Ugly Betty, CBS, MTV, Fox, Bravo, Jameson, Bushmills, Veuve Clicquot, Royal Caribbean, US Weekly, Barney’s New York, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Ed Hardy, Sean John, Busta Rhymes, Fatman Scoop, Kid Cudi, Chris Brown, The Lox, Stylez P, Big Boi and the famous Scratch Academy.