Evie The Cool
Babes only founder EvieTheCool, plays the freshest new music, hidden gems, and discussing the passions and pitfalls of working in the fast-changing creative sector in 2021.
EvieTheCool began her DJ career in 2015 in Chicago, a city well known around the globe for its ability to birth both superb musical talent and wide sweeping culture-shaping genres.
Evie quickly established her sound and honed her technique, prompting a deliciously danceable open format style to emerge. A few of her past highlight gigs include: North Coast Fest, Steve Aoki Pop Up, Chance The Rapper’s Birthday, and Complexcon.
Within the first 2 years of her career Evie piqued the interest of well-established artists and venues alike, enabling her to travel the states and abroad supporting excellent talent such as Vic Mensa, Saba, Chief Keef, G Herbo, Chance The Rapper, Jorja Smith, Queen Key and more.
A bit of California dreaming in 2015 led Evie to try out coastal living. This move brought lots of sunshine, new spots to DJ and great collaborations. It also opened Evie’s eyes to the great opportunities women could take advantage of by elevating into leadership roles, especially as it pertained to responsible stewardship of DJ culture, talent curation, and event production. Her love for worldly music insures fresh new songs to guests enjoying her sets.
In 2016, Evie put her ideas into action through the establishment of a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and educating women through fun, inclusive and events. Since its inception, Babes Only has been successful in establishing significant corporate support, curating 200+ events, partnering with 150+ global female DJs and producers, supporting 100+ women-owned businesses and donating to several women-focused charities.
Although work tearing up dance floors keeps Evie booked most nights in Chicago, and her brand work for companies like Nike and Lululemon keep her moving during the days, she still makes time to regularly to grace DJ booths in NYC, London, & LA. All the while, Babes Only events keep a regular beat by popping up in various cities’ Soho House locations, at the Hoxton, Virgin Hotels, Blind Barber & at other great venues.
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Evie The Cool