Eric Forbes is known for commanding big-room dance floors with his explosive, high-energy open format musical style and flawless mixing. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, Forbes learned how to mix hip-hop, house, and breakbeats at the age of 18. Almost immediately, he was catapulted into the rapidly growing rave scene, which was beginning to take shape in the Bay Area in the early 1990s. He was soon playing to capacity crowds in nightclubs and underground venues in Oakland, San Francisco and Sacramento. At the age of 21, Forbes moved to Las Vegas to further his musical career, landing a residency for the MGM Grand’s nightlife venues, where he has headlined for more than a decade.
Currently he headlines at the brand new Drais beachclub and nightclub inside the Cromwell hotel and casino in Las Vegas. In addition to playing some of the hottest spots on the Las Vegas Strip and around the country, Forbes has established himself as a celebrity DJ, sharing the stage with such talent as Pusha-T, Ciara, Jermaine Dupree, Lupe Fiasco, Cee-Lo Green, Wiz Kalifa, Diddy and Fabolous, and playing official after-parties for boxing and UFC greats including Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Oscar De La Hoya, Miguel Cotto, Tito Ortiz, Chuck Liddell and Forrest Griffin. In 2012, Forbes launched his own successful weekly party, “Forbes Fridays,” at Tabú in MGM Grand, which was awarded “Best Local DJ” by Vegas Seven magazine’s nightlife awards. Dj Eric Forbes is a solid and recognized name throughout the industry, has been around for well over a decade, proving on a nightly basis he is here to stay!