RotPG – Victoria Alviti (09/02/2011)

Victoria Alviti

Victoria Alviti

One of LA’s best and favorite DJs, Victoria Alviti, passed away recently. Coordinating with her family, her closest friends have bonded together for an event to celebrate her life and her passion in house music.

We will be playing Victoria’s last recorded DJ set primetime on the big system, while her other DJ friends will be supporting.

Please join us as Victoria Alviti headlines at King King, and lets all dance one last time to the music she loved and always tried to share with us as a DJ.

Door hosted by JANE LA TRACE

Suggested donation/entry at the door is $10 to $20 and 100% of the proceeds will go to the Victoria Alviti Fundraiser to help start a cause promoting music programs in schools.

*This fundraising event is open to the public, so do bring your friends and share the music*


Victoria Alviti, 22, of West Greenwich passed away Sunday August 21, 2011 due to an automobile accident in Malibu, CA.

Born in Providence she was the daughter of Peter Alviti Jr. of Warwick and Sharon (Hodgkins) Alviti of West Greenwich. Victoria was a Disc Jockey working all over the country and a Model working in CA and RI.
She attended Cranston High School West and was a part of their track and tennis teams and cheerleading squad, graduated from San Clemente High School in CA and was part of their tennis, track and lacrosse teams and a member of the South Shores Church Youth Group, CA.

Besides her parents she is survived by her sisters Valerie Marini and her husband Jim of Lincoln and Lauren Alviti of Boston, MA; she was the aunt of Jimmy, Nicholas and Camille Marini; step daughter of Kathy Lanni; granddaughter of Peter and Corrine Alviti Sr. of Cranston and the late Mary (Meloni) Alviti and Esther (Feeney) Hodgkins; niece of Dennis Hodgkins of West Greenwich.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday at 10am in Holy Apostles Church Pippin Orchard Rd. Cranston. Burial will be private. Visiting hours are respectfully omitted.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Victoria Alviti Music Scholarship Fund C/O Sharon Alviti 11335 Patriot Way West Greenwich, RI 02817. Victoria was a bright and beautiful person and we ask that you celebrate her life by wearing uplifting and bright colors to reflect her spirit.

*Published in The Providence Journal on August 26, 2011

About Riders of the Plastic Groove

With well over 20 years of DJ'ing experience, Dennis Simms has held residencies at famous clubs like Metropolis (Irvine, CA) C2K at The Venetian (Las Vegas, NV) and The Shark Club (Costa Mesa, CA). Dennis Simms has performed with world class talent such as Junior Vasquez, Taylor, Danny Tanaglia, Frankie Bones, Sandra Collins, Crystal Method, David Alvarado and DJ Pierre just to name a few. While at C2K, he has opened for Snoop Dogg, Digital Underground, Slick Rick and Doug E Fresh. Dennis was also a part of the So-Cal rave scene back in the 90’s while working with master of underground sound systems known as "Shredder" (aka Atlas Sound). Dennis Simms currently operates a long-standing radio show called "Riders of the Plastic Groove" (RotPG) that is dedicated in delivering the best in electronic music from all over the globe featuring world class DJ's oftentimes performing live sets on the weekly broadcast. The show airs every Friday night from 8pm - 10pm (PST) and broadcasts live and direct from the University of California (Irvine, CA) at KUCI 88.9fm and also streaming worldwide at You can also find KUCI streaming on iTunes under Public Radio / KUCI. RotPG, Orange County’s top rated electronic dance music show, features many styles of music such as breaks, house, electro, progressive, minimal, tech house, techno, trance and drum & bass. RotPG regularly hosts world class DJ's and producers such as Sasha, John Digweed, Paul Van Dyk, Taylor, Christopher Lawrence, Juan Atkins, Skylab 2000, Bassland, Electric Skychurch, Omar Santana, Scott Bradford (Lexicon Avenue), Tom Stephan, Fred De Neef, David Alvarado, Rachael Starr, Simply Jeff and Faust & Shortee just to name a few. To hear the finest in electronica from all spectrums of sound, tune in every Friday night to KUCI 88.9fm from 8pm to 10pm.

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