Former LAPD Officer, now CEO/Founder of Versatile Productions Inc., Joe Jones, who hosts the hottest nightlife event/ Club in Los Angeles for the 25 and over professional, ‘1st Saturdays” @ The Warehouse in Marina del Rey, and now has come up with a new creation with the Grand Opening of “IE Super Saturdays” which starts this Saturday August 25th at the Hilton Hotel in Ontario, CA, can only gasp a sigh of relief when asked about he experience as an LAPD Officer. “Let’s say my experience was some days like hell. My house was viciously attacked by unknown assailants; I had several close friends murdered in separate incidents. The Riots, the OJ case, not to mention people he knew who were involved with the situation, known as the ‘Rampart Scandal’. They were all circumstances that hit home.”
“As a kid growing up you believe that the system, i.e. the police department, the courts, etc., was designed to protect the innocent. Let’s just say from my experience that I found there is good and bad in everything. Being honest my true passion was baseball. In 1985 I was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals professional baseball team but opted to finish my education at Cal State Dominguez Hills where I played in the College World Series.”
When Jones’ dream was sidetracked due to injury he had to have something to fall back on. So he was led to police work by his good friend Ralph Durham. “It’s funny, throughout the entire time at some point I knew I would be involved in promotions or own a night club because my Dad owned a banquet room called ‘The Joneses’ Patio’ back in the early 70’s. I thought then, Music, fun and good people. That’s the way to make a living. And I think entertaining people is in runs in the family as my Son, Casey Jones, aka Casey Veggies (caseyveggies.com) has become an influential Rapper as he is signed to Roc Nation”, Regardless of Jones family ties to Entertainment, The road to promotions was a bumpy one. “Actually when I was dealing with financial problems and litigation created by the LAPD, promotions kept me alive and sane through the tough times. “Although it was approx 18 years ago when I was going through it, I still remember how Important hosting events was to me. There have been many times that I have wanted to stop, but my love for giving people quality events keeps me in the business”
Versatile Productions Staff Members are Angela Perez, Gary“Gee” Nettles, Monique McZeal Byron Knight & Shantiya Robinson. James White & Nettles head up the Security. Other Promotional contributors for Super Saturdays in the IE are Lakisha L. Harris, Catalena Peoples, Brenda Redwine, Tyrisa Bell-Alston, Malika Fatima Hassan, Robbie Powell, Lewis “Delon” Small, Vance Jackson, Deitric “Mooney” Irving, Gerald Parks. The Talent for Super Saturdays is the Phenomenal Madame D (lead singer of Rufus when Chaka Khan not Avail) & DJ Side Kick. Talent for 1st Saturdays is the group “Official Biz” & Gloria Ry’ann (Talented vocalist from New York) & DJ Fred Loc of 102.3 KJLH.We encourage all to call for a free Birthday Celebration at either event.
Dressed in black is the theme for both events. No Sports Attire or tennis Shoes. IE Super Saturday is on August 25th from 9:00pm- 1:30am …1st Saturdays is on September 1st, 2012 between 8:30pm – 2:00am. You can pay in Advance or rsvp below or for info go to MrJoeJones.com
IE Super Saturdays
The Hilton Ontario
700 N. Haven Ave.
Ontario, CA 91764
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Pay in advance: http://iesupersaturday.eventbrite.com
4499 Admiralty Way
(in Marina del Rey)
Marina del Rey, CA 90292
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RSVP for $10 before 10pm in Advance: [email protected]
Contact:Call our toll-free 24hr VP hotline 800-815-6424 for your free party, table reservations, employment or info.
If you’re interested in an event “BUS TO BB JAZZ FESTIVAL” with Zuri Wine Tasting and Joe Jones of Versatile Productions on Sept 8th, follow this LINK