So What! The club turns twenty this Saturday

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Twenty years ago this Saturday night in the basement of City Spirit on 14th and Blake, DJ K-Nee hosted the very first edition of So What! with DJ L7-Square. Little did K-Nee know back then that So What! would not only go on to become Denver's longest running club night, but that he and Big Styles (aka DJ Style N. Fashion), who became an official So What! resident in 1994, would end up inspiring and influencing other DJs and nights that followed.

See also: - Photos: So What at Beauty Bar - Peter Black on growing up around music, So What! and the importance of community - Michael Trundle reflects on ten years of Lipgloss

Having endured countless venue changes over the years and bolstered early on by the addition of Peter Black (aka DJ Aztec) and later by DJ Low Key, So What! didn't just survive, but it continues to thrive at its current location at Beauty Bar. This Saturday night, So What! will celebrate its platinum anniversary at the aptly titled So What! 'til infinity party at Beauty Bar, and all this week, we'll be taking a look back at the fliers, and K-Nee and Styles will be sharing some of their favorite stories. Keep reading some of the earliest fliers.

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