Family, Fans Boogie Down to Remember Elroy

Gone but never forgotten...DJ Elroy Boogie was remembered at Boogie In The Park.EXPAND
Gone but never forgotten...DJ Elroy Boogie was remembered at Boogie In The Park.
Photos by Marco Torres

Saturday afternoon at Bear Creek Park, family and friends gathered to remember Roy Samano, better known as DJ Elroy Boogie of The Almighty Krackernuttz at the Second Annual Boogie In the Park. Rocks Off photographer Marco Torres was on hand to capture the highlights.

In Memory of Elroy Boogie...#BoogieOn
In Memory of Elroy Boogie...#BoogieOn
More than 20 DJs were on hand to spin music and keep the party going, including DJ Gracie Chavez of Bombón Houston.EXPAND
More than 20 DJs were on hand to spin music and keep the party going, including DJ Gracie Chavez of Bombón Houston.
The flag of the Philippines flew high and proud.EXPAND
The flag of the Philippines flew high and proud.
The cool kids hung out at this massive bouncy castle.EXPAND
The cool kids hung out at this massive bouncy castle.
Grillmaster Alfredo "El Sauce Grande" cooked up hot dogs and hamburgers for all the hungry people.EXPAND
Grillmaster Alfredo "El Sauce Grande" cooked up hot dogs and hamburgers for all the hungry people.
DJs Dayta, Act Badd and Klinch laughing over YouTube dance videos.EXPAND
DJs Dayta, Act Badd and Klinch laughing over YouTube dance videos.
DJ Protogé, DJ Kleancutt, RK and Anthony chillin' at the park.EXPAND
DJ Protogé, DJ Kleancutt, RK and Anthony chillin' at the park.
Father and son: DJ Baby Jae and his baby boy.EXPAND
Father and son: DJ Baby Jae and his baby boy.
Elroy's father and brother, Moy and Waldo Samano, show off their matching Elroy Boogie tattoos.
Elroy's father and brother, Moy and Waldo Samano, show off their matching Elroy Boogie tattoos.

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Talented friends: DJs Flash Gordon Parks, Dayta and Sober strike a pose.EXPAND
Talented friends: DJs Flash Gordon Parks, Dayta and Sober strike a pose.
Cool Elroy Boogie candles, inspired by the popular DJ Screw candles shown here, were available at the event.
Cool Elroy Boogie candles, inspired by the popular DJ Screw candles shown here, were available at the event.
When MC Reko Trill yells "Gangsta Pose," you pose, no questions asked.EXPAND
When MC Reko Trill yells "Gangsta Pose," you pose, no questions asked.
DJ Rockwell mixes it up on the turntables as Elroy looks over his shoulder.EXPAND
DJ Rockwell mixes it up on the turntables as Elroy looks over his shoulder.
The future of H-Town's dance scene looks bright, as quite a few kids kept the dance circle poppin'.
The future of H-Town's dance scene looks bright, as quite a few kids kept the dance circle poppin'.
DJ Remix and his friends, both human and canine.EXPAND
DJ Remix and his friends, both human and canine.
B-Boys and B-Girls danced for hours on end.EXPAND
B-Boys and B-Girls danced for hours on end.
Thanks to all that came out to support Boogie In the Park in memory of Elroy.EXPAND
Thanks to all that came out to support Boogie In the Park in memory of Elroy.
#BoogieOn
#BoogieOn

When he's not roaming around the city in search of tacos and graffiti, Marco points his camera lens towards the vibrant Houston music scene and beyond. Follow his adventures on Instagram at @MarcoFromHouston.

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