Mari Ella (US)
Mari Ella is a DJ, dancer, podcast host and all around artist originally from Vienna, Austria. After many years of training to become a professional dancer, she moved to New York in the early 2000s and immersed herself into the NYC club scene and culture.
In New York she has played at venues such as Elsewhere, Nowadays, Jupiter Disco, as well as more vinyl focused venues like BierWax and Eavesdrop. Outside of New York, her blend of Deep & Soulful House as well as Soul, Funk and Disco has taken her to Dante’s Hi-Fi Miami, Portland, Houston and Detroit.
Internationally, she has played at Djoon Club in Paris, MiCasa Festival in Mexico and several venues in Vienna. She shared line ups with Terry Hunter, Rich Medina, DJ Spinna, Kenny Dope, Osunlade, Matthew Dear, Rimarkable and many others.
In 2022 she started her own party DEEP WATERS - a deep & soulful house music experience - in Brooklyn, NY.
In addition, she hosts and produces the newly created podcast DANCE TO THE MUSIC, focusing on the meaning and importance of “dance” in dance music. It is available on Spotify and Apple Podcasts.