This is the archived SXSW 2012 schedule. Please see the current schedule here.

Play-N-Skillz (Host)


Starting out as Dallas/Ft. Worth’s top DJs in the late 90’s, Play-N-Skillz have rocked crowds for over 2 decades in the nightlife industry. Playing cities like Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Miami, Austin, Houston, and more, Play-N-Skillz have made a long lasting impression in the music world not to mention winning 2 Grammy Awards for the songs they have produced. The duo credit a large part of their producing abilities and understanding in what makes a “hit record” to their DJing and being able to not be one sided when it comes to a genre of music as they are able to play for any type of crowd as they have produced for all type of artists from the biggest hip hop artists in the world (LIL WAYNE, CHAMILLIONAIRE, BUN B, AND MORE) to International icons like (DAVID GUETTA, AKON, LUDACRIS, AND PITBULL). IN 2011 PLAY-N-SKILLZ TEAMED UP WITH DAVID GUETTA TO CO-WRITE HIS HIT SINGLE FEATURING NICKI MINAJ AND FLO RIDA TITLED “WHERE THEM GIRLS AT”. This single turned out to be one of the biggest songs of 2011 and influenced David Guetta’s Album “Nothing But The Beat to be nominated for a Grammy Award”.

Venues Play-N-Skillz Have DJ’ed Over The Past Couple of Years:
Ghost Bar- Dallas
Ghost Bar- Las Vegas
Moon- Las Vegas
Rain- Las Vegas
Area- Los Angeles/Hollywood
Drae’s- Los Angeles/Hollywood
MyHouse- Los Angeles/Hollywood
Bar Fly La Jolla- San Diego
Plush- Dallas
Industry- Los Angeles/Hollywood
Kress- Los Angeles/Hollywood
Avalon- Los Angeles/Hollywood
The Bank- Las Vegas
Cameo- Miami
VooDoo Lounge- Las Vegas
Suite- Dallas
Rio Room- Dallas
Wish Ultralounge- Dallas
Joyce Champagne Lounge- Dallas
Belmont- Austin
Pravada- Houston
The Drake- Houston
Crush Nightclub- Wichita Falls, TX
Club AM- Laredo
Diddy’s NBA All Star Bash in Hollywood
Lil Wayne and Drake’s Super Bowl Bash
PM Lounge- Dallas
Escapades- Dallas
Fusion Night Club/Rize Night Club- Santa Fe, NM
Skye Bar- Dallas

Angela and Vanessa Simmon’s Private Party for Pastry’s in Hollywood
SXSW Red Bull Moon Tower- Austin for SXSW
Jose Cuervo’s Platino Launch Party
SXSW Film and Music Festival Welcome Party
Magic Convention’s Official Yums Shoes Party

Currently Play-N-Skillz have been in the studio working on their own album as well as working with another world renown DJ Afrojack.

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