DJ Gavan Bright


Gavan fell into DJ’ing in 1987 when the owner of the Unicorn Hotel (syd) put him behind the decks due to the resident DJ not turning up. From humble beginning playing to mostly the gay male crowd at the Unicorn Hotel and to a straight Sunday afternoon session at the publicans other venue The Balmain Town Hall hotel. Gavan's career now spans three decades with a formidable cluster of residencies including Stonewall Hotel, The Oxford Hotel, Gilligans Cocktail bar, The Midnight Shift, Beachamp Hotel, Beresford Hotel, Olivers @ Manly, The Taxi Club, Beresford day club to name but a few.

His journey has seen him play across the country supporting numerous tours (The Trade Australian tour) and helping to cement major festivals (Tropical Fruits 1996­2004) and those special sell out parties that only history remembers such as headlining with his old mate Les Smith at Two Dog’s legendary sell out Wet Dreaming parties (Byron Bay).

As a long time ARIA chart DJ and judge for the ARIA awards (dance category) he was at the helm of his own record label CD Pool and Clevage which was a dance music importer selling directly to the cutting edge local digital Disc Jockey market.

His presence has been strong, regularly playing at the country's most Gay parties. His been there since the very beginning and continues to wow audiences with his vocal house mixed sets at events such as Hand in Hand 2000, Frisky (Syd). Sydney Mardi Gras (Royal Hall of Industries) 2000, Sydney Mardi Gras 2002 (Horden Pavilion), Inquisition X 2002 (Horden Pavilion), Pride (Syd Royal Hall of Industries) 1996 + 1998 + 2000 and at Melbourne's A.L.S.O Foundation Reserection.

On top of these he can also point to appearances at high profile events including Mancamp (Bris) 2012 and 2013, Rigid Party Brisbane (Bris) 2011, 2012 and 2013. Tropical Fruits 2013, Big Gay Day (Bris) 2013, Brisbane Pride Festival 2013, Holes and Poles (Bris) 2013. Rawhide (Bris) 2013, Nudy and Studio 50 Whore @ 29, Bris Bears Northern Exposure 2016.

Gavan has billed with Victor Calderone, Thunderpuss, Alan Thompson, DJ Chip, Paul Goodyear, Alex Taylor, Chris Collins, Anne Savage, Alex Taylor, Sveta, Wayne G, Rob Davis, Luke Leal, Steven Sonius, Lexy Bradfield and the late Mandy Rollins. All of these jocks have impacted his musical style. Expect from him a blend of music that fuses retro house classics with fresh, uplifting vocal tracks which reignite great memories whilst his creating new ones on the fly.

For bookings: me@gavanbright.com 0412600094

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Gavan fell into DJ’ing in 1987 when the owner of the Unicorn Hotel (syd) put him behind the decks due to the resident DJ not turning up. From humble beginning playing to mostly the gay male crowd at the Unicorn Hotel and to a straight Sunday afternoon session at the publicans other venue The Balmain Town Hall hotel. Gavan's career now spans three decades with a formidable cluster of residencies including Stonewall Hotel, The Oxford Hotel, Gilligans Cocktail bar, The Midnight Shift, Beachamp Hotel, Beresford Hotel, Olivers @ Manly, The Taxi Club, Beresford day club to name but a few.

His journey has seen him play across the country supporting numerous tours (The Trade Australian tour) and helping to cement major festivals (Tropical Fruits 1996­2004) and those special sell out parties that only history remembers such as headlining with his old mate Les Smith at Two Dog’s legendary sell out Wet Dreaming parties (Byron Bay).

As a long time ARIA chart DJ and judge for the ARIA awards (dance category) he was at the helm of his own record label CD Pool and Clevage which was a dance music importer selling directly to the cutting edge local digital Disc Jockey market.

His presence has been strong, regularly playing at the country's most Gay parties. His been there since the very beginning and continues to wow audiences with his vocal house mixed sets at events such as Hand in Hand 2000, Frisky (Syd). Sydney Mardi Gras (Royal Hall of Industries) 2000, Sydney Mardi Gras 2002 (Horden Pavilion), Inquisition X 2002 (Horden Pavilion), Pride (Syd Royal Hall of Industries) 1996 + 1998 + 2000 and at Melbourne's A.L.S.O Foundation Reserection.

On top of these he can also point to appearances at high profile events including Mancamp (Bris) 2012 and 2013, Rigid Party Brisbane (Bris) 2011, 2012 and 2013. Tropical Fruits 2013, Big Gay Day (Bris) 2013, Brisbane Pride Festival 2013, Holes and Poles (Bris) 2013. Rawhide (Bris) 2013, Nudy and Studio 50 Whore @ 29, Bris Bears Northern Exposure 2016.

Gavan has billed with Victor Calderone, Thunderpuss, Alan Thompson, DJ Chip, Paul Goodyear, Alex Taylor, Chris Collins, Anne Savage, Alex Taylor, Sveta, Wayne G, Rob Davis, Luke Leal, Steven Sonius, Lexy Bradfield and the late Mandy Rollins. All of these jocks have impacted his musical style. Expect from him a blend of music that fuses retro house classics with fresh, uplifting vocal tracks which reignite great memories whilst his creating new ones on the fly.

For bookings: me@gavanbright.com 0412600094

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