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KATE MONROE: “the first lady of house”

“In a city flooded with electro house wannabes, Monroe is unafraid to forge her own sound. And it’s fucking fantastic” – 3D world.

She’s been dubbed the First Lady of House. She is one of one of Australia’s leading house DJs, ruling dance floors here and overseas for more than a decade. She is known for her unique style and knack for drawing a crowd no matter where she is playing. Not because she’s a female DJ or another blonde chick DJ – but because she’s a shit hot DJ. She is Kate Monroe, and she rocks the house with her sassy, sultry, spanking, driving house beats.

Recently being signed as an endorsed artist for digital controller “Traktor S4”,  Kate’s amazing musical knowledge and smooth mixing skills are about to take a huge leap.

Kate has played every major club in Australia: Home, Ivy, Tank, Soho, Cargo, Family, Platinum…you name it, gathering a devoted fan base on the way. Her residency at Sublime helped earn the club ‘Best Club in Australia’ at the National Dance Music Awards for four years running. During Kate’s residencies at The Argyle and Trademark, she undoubtedly pulled in new crowds of nite groovers.

Mardi-Gras 2011 Kate was booked for an unprecedented number of gigs in the festival incl Harbour Party, and warming up for Frankie Knuckles at the main event. This year once again, Kate has been booked for nearly major event at Mardi Gras.

Kate’s name in Sydney has been synonymous with big dance parties such as Mardi Gras, Sleaze Ball, Ministry Of Sound, Harbour Party, and Field Day – and has racked up international gigs in Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Kuala Lumpur and the USA. Her most recent overseas stint was a tour of the USA and included a set at the legendary Winter Party in Miami.

Kate’s international reputation means she is called upon to support international DJ legends touring Australia, including Sandy Rivera, Derrick Carter, Bob Sinclar, Manny Lehman, Masters at Work, Jose Padilla, Victor Calderone, CJ Bolland, Erick Morillo and The Groove Junkies. Kate is as much a natural in front of a microphone as she is behind the decks, with stints as a guest presenter on Triple J, Channel V, The Joint and Alchemy on SBS. In 2010 she was the parade DJ for Foxtel’s Mardi Gras broadcast. Kate’s sound has been featured on multiple compilations for SONY, Shock and a suite of independent labels.

Kate’s personality and professionalism ensure that she is entrusted with some of the biggest celebrations in Australian history, including the Sydney Olympics Closing Ceremony in front of 60,000 people. She’s been handed the reins of the Lord Mayor’s New Year’s Eve Party for four years running. Kate was behind the decks at the launch of Seal’s Soul album. She’s filled floors at some of the country’s coolest corporate gigs, including the Cartier “Love” Campaign, , the opening of the first MAC store in Sydney, product launches for Estee Lauder and L’Oreal, Harley Davidson, and Christmas parties for Saatchi and Saatchi.

Wherever she lands, Kate is famous for turning up the vibe, transforming an ordinary room into an unforgettable space.

 

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