Jonjo Jury, aka The Lovely Jonjo, has been DJing for over a decade, after starting out with legendary indie club Trash, and has gone on to become a darling of the capital’s LGBT club scene. From the internationally renowned Durrr, to his own beloved night Hot Boy Dancing Spot to his residency at East London’s most exciting weekly gay night Savage, Jonjo has been making gays and hipsters alike swoon over his eclectic nu-disco, indie-inflected, queer house sets. From his days as a Butt Magazine cover boy, to his frequent work creating catwalk sounds, it’s no surprise that Jonjo has been featured in i-D, Dazed & Confused, NME, Attitude, District MTV, Vogue Italia and even GQ China. His recent forays into production are currently setting Parisian dancefloors on fire with his regular guest-spots at the legendary Club Sandwich.
Kicking off his DJ career in Manchester in 1993, Guy has been gracing the decks for over 20 years and has held residencies at some of the most famous (or notorious depending on who you’re asking!) UK Clubs including Flesh at the legendary Haçienda, Ministry Of Sound (both n the UK and Global), the sorely missed Turnmills, Vague, Trade, DTPM, Honey Club and many more.
DJ, Vocalist, promoter, producer with over 10 years nightlife experience under her belt, Michelle Manetti is a self-proclaimed jack of all trades, master of many. She first reached acclaim as the vocalist and front woman for nu disco/electronica outfit The Off Key Hat and has also worked both live and in the studio with Serge Santiago (Waze & Odyssey, and Joey Negro amongst others. Having experimented with a variety of genres over the years, she has refined the sounds of her DJ sets and can be heard playing a blissful blend of tech and acid house, deep and jackin’ house and bass with cosmic and nu disco, tastes reflected keenly on her music blog Lipstick Disco.
Swedish born Yvette came to London in 2005 with a burning desire to share her love of music and in the last decade has proceeded to do so gusto via her productions and her eclectic DJ sets. Listening to Yvette is like taking a trip through her own personal music journey. It’s uplifting and deep. It’s tech and progressive. It’s commercial and vocal and absolutely designed to have everyone in the room dancing.
Is best known for being the head DJ and promoter of top London nigh Popstarz and responsible for putting together and DJing at some of the best parties in town. He ran the infamous Ghetto club and Trash Palace bar and has DJed for a diverse range of artists and bands, as a gig warm-up or after show party DJ including The Scissor Sisters, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Kylie Minogue, Calvin Harris, Elton John, and Goldfrapp to name a few.
The original British queer hip-hop artist, whose back catalogue dates back to 2001, QBoy has been on London’s gay scene and fully established himself as not just a recording and performing artist but also an accomplished DJ and party promoter, specializing in R&B and hip-hop floor fillers from ‘90s classics to current hits.
A full-time DJ, Neil Prince is no stranger to aural pleasures, and plays city-wide every week, delighting Londoners with his biblical knowledge of pop from venues as diverse as The National Portrait Gallery to Songs Of Praise at East Bloc. For R&She however, Neil is laser-focused on just one thing- QUEENS OF R’N’B and knows how to play hit after hit to keep you on the dancefloor.
Manchester’s Jamie Bull knows how to throw a truly fantastic party. As the creator of Homoelectric, a Manchester/London queer clubbing institution since the 1990s, he’s made the night of many a dancer, both as promoter and behind the decks, where his abilities to blend euphoric dance genres are unparalleled. An expert in the ways of disco, funk, NRG, and so much more, Jamie Bull will have your feet aching and your heart racing with his set at Winter Pride.
El Conchitas is one of London’s leading female alternative dance DeeJay . Known for her residency at London’s superclub Popstarz and her cutting edge radio show, HOT JUKEBOX , she became popular in 2010. DJ appearances includes Dalston Superstore, Proud Camden, Soho/Shoredicth House, The Scala, Home House, Zigfrid Von Underbelly, The Barfly Casino Royal, Hidden, Torture Garden, The Coronet, The End, O2 Academy, The Box, festivals includes Bestival, Summer Rites, Lovebox, As one in the Park , Oxygen, full moon parties in Thailand, Mexico, Jamaica, Cub & Leopard Valley in Goa.
El’s fashion launches spots includes Marc Jacobs ,CK1Colour , Calvin Klein and Roberto Cavalli, also regularly Djs in Berlin, Florence and New York City. El’s Dj set ranges from house to rare grooves , from nu- disco to tech house.
El has a great following among the LGBT and has played at some the biggest events all around the world.
Chrissy Darling is a nightlife icon. From Miss Monypennys, Gods Kitchen and Sundissential in Birmingham to Essential Nightclub in Manchester, to Wild Fruit in Brighton to Onyx, Beyond, Orange and Lovechild in London; when you see her on the door, or swanning about hosting inside the club, you know it means you’re in for a good night. Her unique look pays homage to the classic club kids past and present and is no doubt a huge influence on future generations of door whores and club wannabes! As her signature catchphrase is sure to remind you, ‘It’s my world, welcome to it!’
Pink hair, pink eyeshadow and piercing blue eyes – that is Paris King. The performer/songwriter from north London created Paris King after visiting Soho as a teenager and discovering his heroes David Bowie and Boy George.
What does Paris King stands for? Empowerment. I.e. no fear of expressing yourself. As a child, Paris already felt there were great things on the horizon. Looking up to her most influential artists Michael Jackson and Prince, her belief in the power of music and attitude is unstoppable: “I like the way I do things and I will never compromise. You can do a lot with a pair of heels, a full face of make-up and balls!”
Rebel Rebel was the West End’s hottest Gay Indie Disco. It only ran for a little while but it had big hair, big queues, big tunes and it left behind big memories. It lived on a strict diet of Indie, Britpop, Baggy, Rock’N’Roll and cheap vodka. It last came out of hiding last year to throw a very special one off celebration of the life of David Bowie (with all proceeds going to Macmillan Cancer) and it’s residents The Rebel 7 DJ’s will once again be joining their beloved Popstarz friends at Winter Pride next February.
Laurence Del Rey is a Promoter and DJ of, ‘Douchebag’.The night has been keeping East End Homos on a diet of gay synth and trashy guitar for five years.
Under various other alter egos Laurence has been resident at, ‘Popstarz’, ‘Peckerz’, ‘Kinki’, and played out at, ‘Club Motherfucker’, ‘Shake Yr Dix’ and a bunch of other stuff. He was referred to as a ‘Daddy’ the other night so maybe he’s been doing this a while…
There are few more fierce DJs in the world of EDM than Izzy Trixx. With serious skills in the booth as well as plenty of sex appeal, she really does have it all and truly wows crowds wherever she plays. With mixed heritage – half Indonesian and half Irish – Izzy is a classically trained musician who roots her club sound in electro but also brings a wide sphere of influences to the table, including sounds from the worlds of trap, hip hop and more commercial dance.
Big on the London scene, this young yet fast rising star had a busy summer in 2016, playing all the major festivals and also lining up as the only female DJ on 12 of the famous Holicolour Festival events all round Europe. These saw her play to and command crowds of 20-30,000 people. On top of these big gigs, Izzy Trixx also played and impressed at Common People and Isle of Wight Festival, while on a more regular basis she also has a frequent weekly residency in London’s trendy Soho. A go to DJ for many top brands and international companies, Izzy has played for Bulmers, Strongbow and Smirnoff and also plays for many private and corporate events. As well as being skilled on the decks, Izzy is also a fine studio producer who has remixed lots of big rock tracks into more dance styled cuts, often working in her own real guitar playing skills. With a huge following on social media, she is a DJ to watch on the scene.
He’s played at many of Europe’s and the UK’s most prestigious clubs, corporate events, and festivals – to include, but not limited to: Space, Amnesia, Privelege – Ibiza, Ambassadeur – Stockholm, Magma – Tenerife, Playboy Club – London, Kensington Roof Gardens, Embargo59 – Chelsea, Global Gathering 2012, A Music Video called Broken Mirror for Fleur East which was aired on MTV 2012, Gatecrasher’s 20th Anniversary Festival 2013, Performed as Percussionist in a band for Fleur East 2013, Live at Xfactor on behalf of Fleur East during Finals Weekend 2014, Notting Hill Carnival 2015 on behalf of Flagz, Glastonbury 2013-2015, WeAreFstvl 2016, and so many more!!