Bart Ricardo hails from Bruges and is one of Belgium’s important Chicago house protagonists to have emerged from his country over the last two decades.
Ricardo instinctively started spinning in the early nineties. His profound passion for house music in combination with his technical skills soon landed him bookings at parties, major clubs and national radio shows. His unique mixing talent quickly gained unparalleled support and recognition from iconic house artists and Bart Ricardo notoriously shared many DJ line-ups with the likes of Derrick Carter, DJ Sneak, Gene Farris, Green Velvet, Roy Davis Jr. …
He’s often invited to perform on international house radio shows; add frequent gigs all across Europe, tours in Asia and Belgian residencies to make him a respected member of the Chicago house music community. After loads of travels to Chicago, Ricardo is considered a local as he frequently divides his time between Belgium and “The Windy City”.
Bart Ricardo always surpasses musical boundaries and the amount of time he spends into purist crate digging translates well into his DJ performances. His fans rely on him to capture sounds that are housy and cutting-edge, but also sonic landscapes that are classic and timeless. Ricardo effortlessly sends people into orbit with a blend of jacking Chicago house, deep house, edits, disco, bootlegs, lounge and future jazz.