Sydney Blu is now one of Canada’s leading female DJ’s. Whether pounding hard, dirty, tribal, progressive beats out to her fans at her afterhours residencies or making the crowd groove to her funky deep house, she can rock any crowd that is ready to move. After being voted “Best New DJ of 2002” Eye Magazine Poll, Toronto, Canada, Sydney is only going in one direction and that is up.
After living in Ottawa, Canada’s capital, for most of her college years, Sydney Blu decided to take a long time hobby and turn it into a career. She moved to Toronto in 2000 and was quickly credited to be the fastest rising DJ in the city. Sydney currently resides in Toronto and tours Canada monthly as well as other cities in North America and the world regularly.
Sydney has definitely made her mark across North America. Her energetic sets have blown fans and promoters away, making her a weekly and monthly resident of many events she has played. She has headlined two major festivals, one in Las Vegas and the other in Halifax, both having thousands of people. In addition to some major touring, Sydney has been working in various studios including her own. She has compiled and was executive producer of The YTO Cd , a cd of all Toronto Producers released on Vancouver’s Live To Tape Recordings, which includes the Juno Nominated, Money Shot by Hatiras as well as her own track, The Steps I take co-produced by Ludikris. As well, Sydney has her own remixes she is finishing co–producing, including People are Still having Sex by Latour on The Bitchslap cd, released by 5ive Nightclub and Red Bull as well as a bootleg remix of Thunderstruck by AC/DC . Sydney also attended Trebas Institute, and graduated from Audio Engineering, which is the leading technical institute in Canada for Audio Engineering and Music.
Sydney has played amongst many world famous djs and rocked many world class clubs in North America. Sydney is the newest addition to Spin Saturdays at The Guvernment, playing weekly in a brand new room opening this October along with all Guvernment Special Events. Also, Miss Blu is one of the creators and main resident of Bitchslap! ,a new concept of music for the Gay scene, originating at 5ive Nightclub in Toronto every Friday night. Another creation of Sydney’s is Full Moon Thursdays at Beba Lounge, the most popular mid-week house night in Toronto. Sydney is also the resident of Cargo, which is the number one company for events in Western Canada. In addition, she is a monthly resident at System Sound Bar, Toronto, headlining and opening for world class talent and her own themed night “The Blu Experience” where she plays an extended 6 hour set. In addition, The Pheonix Concert Theatre, Fashion Cares at the Toronto Convention centre, Comfort Zone, Toronto Pride, and Folsum Fair North are just a few of the local Toronto venues and events she has headlined.
After touring many Canadian and American cities over the last few years including Las Vegas, New York City, San Francisco, Miami, Halifax, Vancouver, Newfoundland, Calgary, Mexico, and many many more, Sydney will be continuing to travel North America and will be extending her tour dates overseas. In addition to being a traveling disc jockey, Sydney has taken part and hosted many events that have taken place in her home town Toronto and in Miami at the Winter Music Conference including this years Porterhouse at State Nightclub credited to be the Miami’s best new event at the WMC.
If you haven’t had the pleasure of seeing Miss Blu perform you probably will soon. She’ll be bringing her dirty banging sounds and adorable charm to a dance floor near you.