About this Artist
DJ Irene has been called “America’s most loved DJ.” She has seen drama, has fought chemical addiction and personal demons, and has experienced homelessness. When she talks about overcoming obstacles, Irene says, “You’ve got to be fearless to get through this life. Even if you mess up, you’ll have the chance to do it better.” She is a survivor, a character with an off-the-beaten-path lifestyle that has surpassed many obstacles.
DJ Irene’s cult following began in in Hollywood, California at mega clubs Arena and Circus. The crowds felt DJ Irene’s emotional connection to the music she played. Week after week, for fifteen years, Arena was at capacity (6000 people) every Friday night. Fans waited in line to see DJ Irene for her weekly residency.
DJ Irene has produced a total of eighteen mixed CD albums. She’s the top selling American Female DJ in the United States according to Nielsen SoundScan. Dj Irene reached # 13 in BPM Magazine’s top DJ list, and placed at # 101 on Dj Mag’s list. Irene has remixed songs for Grammy Award Winners Lady Gaga and Madonna, as well as Taryn Manning (Orange is The New Black), and Erika Jayne (Real Housewives of Beverly Hills). She’s produced over 50 Original EDM Songs. Her single, “You’re the Worst Thing For Me”, co-written with Chris Cox and Thea Austin (PUSAKA), won the award for Winter Music Conference’s Best Underground 12” Dance Record of The Year. DJ Irene has performed at some of the most high-profile events and venues across the globe including Pacha (Ibiza), Gatecrasher (London), Beta (Denver), The Abbey (West Hollywood), Avalon (Los Angeles), Lizard Lounge (Dallas), and many more. Events Irene has played at include Coachella, Nocturnal Wonderland, San Diego Pride, LA Pride, Denver Pride, Go Ventures, and the list goes on.
Irene has recently earned a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in Music. She finds time in between her tour dates to teach college students from urban communities. DJ Irene continues to tour, and to dominate dance floors worldwide. Follow DJ Irene and catch her at a city near you!