Marco Da Silva / Guest DJ
Marco Da Silva shows
Marco da Silva is a notable artist with world-class established success as a deejay, dancer, choreographer, and model. He holds music close to his heart making it part of everything he does, a deejay set, a podcast, a choreography, or a simple work-out routine. Music is at the core of his interests and passions. Constantly, Marco searches music looking for that cutting edge source of inspiration for his productions. His dream is to innovate and surprise his audiences by introducing new and compelling sounds wherever he goes. It's no surprise, Marco quickly gained attention and interest from key players in the house music industry, including Grammy award, multiple nominee and winner, Peter Rauhofer early on his deejay career.
After making himself an international brand as a commercial dancer and choreographer through collaborations with several major celebrities including, Britney Spears (Femme Fatale World Tour), Kylie Minogue (Showgirl World Tour), Avril Lavigne (choreography & video), Mariah Carey (choreography & video), George Michaels (choreography and video), 'Muppets The Movie' on cameo, and, most recently, as a judge for 'So You Think You Can Dance in both Germany and Israel, Marco decided to turn gears into house music. In 2009, under Peter Rauhofer's mentorship Marco deep dived into house music, turning his passion into a new challenge. With distinctive 'dirty beats' characteristic of his edgy dance moves he began the development of his sound and launched his career officially.
Barcelona's leading Circuit festival quickly took notice of a raising Marco and extended him an invitation to play at their flagship summer event in 2009. After a powerful, and talked about, debut at Matineé's Circuit Festival, the biggest Circuit festival for the LGBT community, with over 30,000 people in attendance, Marco was immediately extended a residency for the event. During the winter of that same year, Marco made his North America Debut opening at Peter Rauhofer's WORK!, with a 5 hour set, during the 25th annual White Party Festival at the world famous Miami Beach club Cameo. The audiences praised Marco's debut earning him an immediate residency at WORK! and an invitation to be signed under Star69 records.
2010 proved to be another year of success and new ventures. The year was kicked off in February with a performance at the AmFar Gala Awards in New York, co-sponsored by M•A•C Cosmetics. Louis Vuitton Chairman and CEO Yves Carcelle and Sir Elton John, honoring Natasha Richardson. Co-performers included Rufus Wainwright and M•A•C Viva Glam spokesperson Lady Gaga. After his success, Marco went on to perform at the AmFar Gala Awards in Los Angeles. Kylie Minogue hosted the “Black Tie/Black Leather” gala at the Chateau Marmont, which featured fashion presentations by Jean Paul Gaultier and DSquared, as well as an acoustic performance by rock icon Courtney Love and a special burlesque performance by Dita Von Teese. The night honored Kevin Huvane from the Creative Artists Agency (CAA). This success under this new corporate arena, made him a favorite as a DJ for high fashion designers DSquared.
During that same year, Marco kept his rise as a progressive house deejay playing at events world-wide, including cities like New York, Sydney, Barcelona, and most notably, Rio de Janeiro where he made his debut at the infamous "The Week International" during Revellion 2010, New Year's Eve. Marco was invited back by 'The Week' the year after to play at their Sao Paulo sister club 'The Society'. This year, also marked his debut on production after releasing his first compilation titled 'M' under Star69 and available on Beatport. Additionally, he collaborated on production with deejays Steve Rendant and Lenz Garcia on track titled 'Dance' under label Deepahrecordings. He has continued his interest in production since his debut and has been involved in further productions including a recent collaboration for G MUSIC Festival 2012 on a track with SuperMartXé 's star vocalist Nalaya.
2013 was kicked off strongly in Europe and North America. The New Year's Eve was celebrated in Barcelona's Saturgays hosted by Space Ibiza's promoter Carlos Aparicio. Marco's European tour continued in Rome where he played at the 5th anniversary of Muccassassina's. The next stop was in Los Angeles where he played at the Golden Globes After Party at the Sunset Tower Hotel hosted by the Creative Artist Agency (CAA). The event included guests from Bill Clinton, Selma Hayek, Jennifer Lopez and Leonardo DiCaprio. It was a very special event to which Marco was invited to return. On the progressive house arena, Marco has confirmed dates for New York City pride and festivals that include Ascesion in the Fire Island Pines. There is also a focus on develop Marco in the middle east region and within the hospitality industry.
Marco is no longer the new rising star deejay, he is an established name and brand with a proven track record delivering music and entertainment to the masses.