ABOUT SOFIA KOURTESIS
Embraced in communities from Tokyo to Lima, Peruvian and Greek producer, singer, pianist, songwriter, fashion designer, and DJ Sofia Kourtesis has been a staple of the world stage starting with her trans-atlantic education between New York and Hamburg. Beginning with the organization of university parties, Kourtesis began booking sought after local acts that would eventually stem into a gig booking some of Hamburg’s most renowned clubs including Prinzenbar, Docks and Große Freiheit 36. Her extensive involvement in the club scene would eventually pave the way for Kourtesis to get into the DJ booth herself.
After perfecting her craft behind the decks, Kourtesis cultivated her burgeoning talent for creating her own productions. Quickly gaining the attention of the world’s top tastemakers, Kourtesis found herself in high demand to perform at festivals like Melt, Dockville, Play Me, and Berghain. The ravishing Kourtesis also found herself at the beck and call of major fashion houses Levis, Filippa K, and Adidas, who all requested her as the in-house DJ for various events.
You may have also spotted Kourtesis at one of her many performances around the globe along side the likes of Kele Okereke, Gold Panda, Busy P, The Gossip, Sebastian, Kavinski, Luke Abbott, James Holden. Gold Panda even invited her to provide the vocals on his hit tracks ‘An English House’ and ‘The Most Liveable City.’
Up next for Kourtesis, she’ll be embarking on her North America debut with the ‘This Is It’ EP, as well as finishing up a number of her top-secret collaborations and projects. Stay tuned.