1 December, 2020

MOAI Dj Bookings welcomes Fernando Picon

MOAI Dj Bookings welcomes Fernando Picon

Fernando grew up surrounded by music, then began studying drums and percussion (jazz) and was part of a rock band for a time. In addition, his experience and musical passion influenced him to become a DJ and producer. Today, he is one of the most recognized DJs in Uruguay as a result of many years of hard work in the music business.

Since 1988, he begins to perform in underground venues such as Mirage, Metropolis, La Locomotive & Milenio. Then came places like Otro Planeta, La Morocha, El Angel, W Lounge, L.O.V.E (Thursday), Purple, Plaza Mateo, Soho, Fernet, Playa Bagattelle, Tequila (Punta), etc. Currently, he has played for different types of residences, including Brava Grand (The Grand Hotel), OVO, Piso 40, Lotus Club, Radisson Hotel, and performs events such as Klang, Feel, U-Bhan & The Shelter.

Fernando has participated in festivals such as Creamfields (2017 UY, 2008 Punta del este, 2007-2006 Buenos Aires), PESF, SAMC, East Festival, Open Park, BOX, Key Producciones, La Terraza, Hooz Festival, Fuerza Bruta, Luminocity by Miller , Antel Fest & Lima Fest among others.
In addition, he has participated in open shows and a shared stand with incredible artists such as Gene Loves Jezebel, Cerati, Shakira, Babasonicos, Green Velvet, Steve Lawler, John Digweed, Luciano, Mr. C, Hernán Cattaneo, Ferry Corstein, Angel Molina, Westbam, Danny Howells, Joseph Capriati, Andrea Oliva, MANDY, Dave Clarke, Oxia, Ricardo Villalobos, Yousef, Danny Rampling, Seb Fontaine, Paolo Mojo, Jimmy Van M, John Creamer, Nic Fanciulli, Nick Warren, Dr. Kucho, Tania Vulcano, David Guetta, Steve Angelo, Nervo, Paul Oakenfold, Martin Solveig, Yousef, Fedde Legrand, etc.

Some relevant dates or events: New York: Spice Market (Meatpacking District); Miami: Segafredo (LR), Café Milano (Ocean Drive), RUST; Punta del Este: La Caracola with Eric Morillo, OVO (Conrad). Fernando has played with artists such as Wally Lopez, Crazibiza, & Roger Sanchez, and has participated in events such as Move On Fest with Matthias Tanzmann, David Squilache & Mina, Luminocity by Miller with Showtek, EL Jaguel, Punta del Este, sharing a stand with Layo and Bushwacka.

Fernando was awarded two highly honorable awards in the Uruguayan music scene: Graffiti for the best electronic music album and Graffiti for the best remix of a Uruguayan band called ” Les Enfants ”. In addition to this, he has had very positive comments about his work from artists such as: Danny Rampling, Billie Ray Martin, Keneeth Thomas, Hernan Cattaneo, Jody Wisternoff, Corbin Dooley, Stephane K, among others.

 


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