Arii Jade is a Venezuelan born DJ, songwriter, vocalist, pianist & fashion blogger based in Auckland, New Zealand.
Combining a mixture of eclectic multi-genre sounds into her sets, she has played at some of the biggest clubs/parties all across the whole New Zealand, Australia & the Pacific Islands. Her debut double drop single(s) ‘Now You’re Gone’ & ‘Now You’re Gone (Remix)’ are set to be released 20th November 2020. Available on all platforms for purchase and streaming – https://smarturl.it/ariijnyg and https://smarturl.it/ariijnygr
Arii Jade was first seen to play internationally in 2016 to perform in Fiji, then shortly returned to play another show in Nadi’s waterfront wharf for New Years Eve for the next few consecutive years. From then on she has toured the New Zealand doing regular shows in Auckland, Hamilton, Queenstown, Hawkes Bay, Taranaki, Christchurch & Dunedin as well as multiple George FM Springbreak sets – while also regularly returning to do one off shows in Fiji and Australia.
Arii is an open format touring DJ, who loves to play everything & anything, from a festival to a private event. Combining a mixture of House/Hiphop/Funk/Disco/DnB/Trap/Dance into different sets. Alongside her music, Arii concentrates a lot on expressing her personality through her sense of fashion. She has been named the ‘purple haired mermaid’ using her extravagant style to pair with the events she attends and performs at.
Prior to her DJ career, she studied at performing art school, and was a singer/songwriter, playing piano, guitar, vocals & percussion – her new single release in mid November is due to show some of her songwriting skills
“It’s how I like to express myself, no matter what anyone else thinks, to advocate being a woman in the industry chasing her goals.”
Arii Jade has had the pleasure of performing alongside many incredible artists, recently supporting UK record producer EXAMPLE on his latest New Zealand tour. Also DJing alongside NZ artists such as Sons of Zion, Che Fu, Kings, Boh Runga, Stan Walker, to name a few. She also concentrates on doing a lot of DJ work with PR companies for the most prestigious brands such as Bauer Media, Coca-Cola, Vodafone, JBL New Zealand, Samsung, Monster Energy, Bombay Sapphire, Spark, Harcourts, L’Oreal, Maybelline, SX Open, GHD, NYX cosmetics, Mecca Maxima, Dr Martens, Volvo Ocean Race – and many charity galas.
Aside from touring – Arii Jade maintains many current residencies in her hometown of Auckland, New Zealand – which include The Roxy Nightclub, Saturday’s Britomart, Everybody’s, Impala Nightclub, Parasol and Swing, Soul Bar, Revelry Bar, Longroom just to name a few.