DAY PARTY LINE-UP
Beth Yen captivates. From the UK but based in Sydney, her career has embellished a musical journey, creating an astounding profile fit for a beat queen. Sublimely succumbed to the house, progressive, tech and nu- disco pools, Beth has magnetized as one of the industry’s pristine icons, delving in the studio to the DJ booth from Pacha Ibiza to Bali’s Skygarden.
Growing up in the UK, Beth spent the most of her youth rummaging through underground parties in and out of Manchester and Leeds, while surrounding herself with electronic music’s pioneers from Masters at Work to Dennis Ferrer and Eric Prydz. Devouring a plethora of musical platforms the Beth Yen brand has stood up as the influencer. With the midas touch, the disco was changed by Beth and the way people moved has evolved with her music over the years.
Gracing the city’s golden lines spots from the Ivy to The Columbian to Mardi Gras’ most prestigious 25,000 plus person parties, Beth Yen nailed a superb way to play the market she held so tightly in her hands. Jetting to the island of Ibiza this electric artist is frequent the flavor at clubs like Space, Pacha, Pukka Up boat parties, London’s EGG alongside Christian Smith and lighting up the Sunset Music Festival alongside Avicii for a solid 4000 people. The sun kissed bodies of Play Cantaloupe Playground in Sri Lanka and cool gems like Lucky 13 in Singapore anticipate a treat too. From tech to vocal house, Beth Yen has captured the world over creating a demand in Asia, New Zealand, Europe and the UK while remaining grounded at some of Australia’s most prestigious events for Hermes, Armani Exchange, Palazzo Versace and The Darling with Stevie Wonder. No stranger to playing alongside the elite, Beth Yen has appeared in DJ booths across the globe with artists spanning from Carl Cox, to Mark Ronson and local hero Dirty South.
Despite the enviable schedule of gigs between Australia and the world, Beth Yen finds a perfect balance between the DJ booth and the studio, working closely on a debut EP due for a much awaited release shortly, following successful remixes for Stonebridge and Luciana. Keeping a firm ear on an ever changing industry but keeping the genuine passion for the rock solid beats, Beth Yen continues to hold dance music in the palm of her hands.
In her first year as a DJ, Helena Ellis has proved her talent, having played at all of Sydney's top establishments, quickly gaining recognition, shaking booties, and leaving her mark as one of Sydney's top female house/deep house Dj's.
Dj Helena Ellis currently resides at Sydney's Cafe Del Mar. She has dropped tunes at Marquee Sydney, Ivy Sydney, Marco Polo Sydney, Chinese Laundry, Bungalow 8, The Passage, and Cargo Bar to name a few, as well as being a special guest on Deep House Radio Australia.
She will also be playing at Casablanca, Double Bay in summer for their new House Sundays. Helena also spins EDM and trap music.
Helena Ellis is certainly on her way at becoming one of Australia's top female Dj's.
Since the very first time that LAVIDA hit the stage back in 2010, she’s been breathing new life into the Sydney club scene, giving it an energy that had long been missing. Boasting an eclectic mix of beats and a passionate, energetic style, LAVIDA has set a new standard for young DJs everywhere.
A DJ acknowledged for her integrity, style and charisma, and a striking portfolio spanning across Sydney, Australia and the International stage, LAVIDA has proven herself an invaluable member of the music industry. Her positive attitude and driven personality helped her launch the well-known and reputable fortnightly event “Release Yourself” at The Argyle, but that’s not where her achievements end. LAVIDA has also played at the Taste of Sydney Festival, been interviewed by Australia’s largest NovaNation Radio, Bondi Beach Radio as well as fulfilling a dream of many by officially joining the mega label Hed Kandi Australia as their resident DJ. Last but not least, she’s was also invited to play along-side DJ Mag’s top 100 electronic DJ/Producer Francis Davila in Central America.
LAVIDA's inspiration is as varied as her sets, but if she had to name a few, MK, Treasure Fingers, ZDS, Gramophonedzie, Axwell and Diplo would definitely be on the list.
Iconic venue,The Argyle. is where LAVIDA has chosen to call home, being a resident DJ there for over two years as well as securing a monthly spot at Merivale's indomitable Ivy Pool, Cruise Bar, Goldfish and The Golden Sheaf every other week.
LAVIDA’s success has seen her land gigs in some of Sydney’s best venues, including Chinese Laundry, Hugo’s Lounge, Establishment, CBD Hotel, Bondi Bucket List, The Club, Manly Beach Club, Civic, Burdekin Hotel, Trademark, Northies and the list doesn’t stop there! Her hyper-active, energetic attitude has also carried her to the best clubs and festivals in Wollongong and the Central Coast! (Because why let Sydney have all the fun?)
On stage LAVIDA brings an infectious energy that just makes you want to get up and dance. Forever smiling while she does her thing, her knack for genre meshing brings an experience to the dance floor you won’t see elsewhere.
From house, tribal and nu disco to latin, hip-hop, electro and everything in between, LAVIDA creates an original atmosphere that’ll keep you coming back for more thus earning her a reputable recognition and respect as a female DJ in this competitive industry – Furthermore she was named in the She Can DJ 2011 Top 30 shortlist across Australia and New Zealand.
LAVIDA’s passion not only lies in the music, but also is also heavily invested in the industry. Recently she produced a professional documentary in her plans to achieve equal recognition and respect for female DJ’s. The doco was picked up by interests of Channel TEN as well as featured on USA’s Tom Tom Magazine.
Next on the agenda, LAVIDA plans to produce her own music. Ultimately she’d love to end up playing in Miami and Ibiza, and if her success so far is anything to go by, it looks like Sydney will have to love her while they’ve got her!
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Bio coming soon
Hailing from Sydney’s Northern beaches Steph has emerged rapidly onto the nightlife scene and has already established weekly residency’s at popular venues such as Ryans Bar and The Golden Sheaf. Stephanie is also a regular performer at Mrs Sippy, The Royal Paddington, Woolarah Hotel, El Topo at The Easten, Loft, Cabana Bar, Side Bar, Monavale Hotel, The New Brighton Hotel, Carlisle, Cafe Del Mar and Goldfish.
Her introduction to Djing came from a coming in as a top 8 finalist in the 2013 YourShot DJ competition which platformed her into the industry. She has since gone off to play at major events and support well-known artists such as Fear of Dawn, Tigerlily, Timmy Trumpet, SCNDL and Emoh Instead.
Stephanie has also performed at many private functions and business events and with a musical repertoire to suit all occasions, Steph can ensure that your event will have the most appropriate musical entertainment. Whether you are organising a low-key corporate function where light background music is needed to set the mood,or you are after music bursting with energy to get the crowd up and on the dance-floor, Steph will supply the music to suit. She has an eclectic mix of chill-out lounge, retro, top 40, and club music that ranges from the early 60s right up to this weeks chart topper
Through her versatility and energy in such a competitive industry she is definitely one to watch out for.