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for those that havent heard

Our website will remain open, as will our messageboard.

We’ll continue the Buzzlife membership policy for future Buzzlife events. Be certain to renew your membership for FREE.

For more info: www.buzzlife.com

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: FOR MORE INFORMATION:

September 18, 2002 Amanda Huie, [email protected]

BUZZ ENDS ITS NINE YEAR RUN IN WASHINGTON, DC

On Wednesday, September 18th, after increased pressure from the DC Government, the United States Military and the United States Federal Government, Buzzlife Productions announces that it’s weekly event, Buzz will no longer take place in Washington, DC, effective immediately.

A two and a half year investigation of DC nightclubs was launched by the military to supervise the off-duty hours of their local personnel. Unfortunately, the irresponsible behavior of a few triggered a large-scale clampdown on all military nightlife activities. In early September Nation nightclub was declared off-limits to all servicemen. However, the “witch-hunt†was not over.

In an unprecedented move, the United States Military and the DC Police Department joined forces to share information and resources targeting both the Friday night event Buzz and the nightclub Nation. Innocent patrons were harassed and Nation management was threatened with legal action that could result in the loss of their liquor license.

“It is unfortunate that events that cater to the youth of America historically become targets of government agencies,†comments Amanda Huie, Buzzlife Director of PR and Marketing. “As leaders in this industry, we will not allow Buzz to become a scapegoat, and in essence, tarnish all electronic dance music events.â€

Buzzlife, in July of 2002, exposed the injustice of The RAVE Act. This act, being pushed through the Senate, is a clear violation of civil liberties, a person’s right to choose the music they listen to, and an innocent businessman’s right to provide a venue for the music their patrons’ request. Buzzlife’s leadership resulted in national media coverage, protests around the country and the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, Senator Leahy’s decision to remove himself as a sponsor of the bill.

Buzzlife Productions is America’s leader in electronic dance music marketing and event promotion. First created in 1993 after a series of successful weekly and one-off events, the company rose to become the #1 Mega-Club in America, as voted by URB Magazine for the past four years.

“We are looking to the future,†says Scott Henry, President of Buzzlife Productions. “With a love of electronic dance music and the people in this scene, Buzzlife will continue to bring the best music to the United States.â€

Log on to www.buzzlife.com to find out what will happen next!

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Buzzlife Productions

3207 M Street NW

Washington, DC 20007

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Fuck the government and the pressure they've been putting on the whole scene. A witch hunt is right. All they are doing is distracting the populous with this shit while real problems are going on out there. I don't blame Buzz for taking a step out until the smoke clears. I think it's a wise move, especially with the liquor license threat, and I hope that they will be back soon.

We have to show them that the scene will not die! Start the underground parties! Bring the big-name djs to other venues!

FUCK THEM ALL!! WE WON'T STOP DANCING!!!

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