She will be marching at Sydney WorldPride and performing a special set at The Bearded Tit
BY KRYSTA MCKENZIE, IMAGE VIA SIX BY MICHELLE DEVITS
DJ El Conchitas is an internationally revered gay DJ who has made appearances at some of the most high-profile venues across London including Ministry Of Sound, Dalston Superstore, Century Club, The Scala, The Coronet, The End, O2 Academy, and The Box. El rose to fame after a famous residency at London’s Popstarz, and her radio show HOT JUKEBOX on Shoreditch Radio. Her DJ sets are known to push boundaries and she is has a unique skill in creating the perfect vibe for any event.
On 14 February – her 50th birthday – El will be landing in Sydney to celebrate Sydney WorldPride. “I’ll be travelling around Australia with Rebecca Paisis, the Director of Operations and Event Planning for Pride in London,” El shared, “on 24 February we are joined by Kate Stevens and Bianca Di Resta who are allies of WorldPride and together we will be marching under the flag of Pride in London”. To end a busy trip she will perform a DJ set at The Bearded Tit on 25 February. Considering the legendary sets that she has performed in her career so far, this will not be one to miss.
On spending her birthday in Sydney, El said “Sydney WorldPride is a global gathering to promote and advocate for LGBTQIA+ human rights around the world – in February we will come together as one, to celebrate with our global LGBTQIA+ community which for me is something so special”.
With her weekly radio show on Gaydio El regularly reaches a worldwide audience, and she will be broadcasting a special show in honour of her 50th birthday and Sydney WorldPride. For more information about this go to gaydio.co.uk/on-air/el-conchitas/.
El shared her excitement about the next chapter of her life, saying that she is looking forward to “Taking my radio show on Gaydio to the next level by having a platform to support up and coming LGBTQ+ dance artists… and seeing my gorgeous daughter India become a woman”.
If you’re in Sydney for WorldPride, make sure to catch El’s set at The Bearded Tit.
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