Brooklyn-based Illexxandra has played in all corners of the dance music world, from the East Coast’s best underground parties, to major international venues and festivals. Illexxandra is a resident DJ at Vitamin B, New York’s longest running regular breakbeat party, and at Tropic of Bass in Washington, DC. She plays regularly at the Heath at the McKittrick Hotel with Inyang Bassey and the all-star Heathens band. She is a resident of the infamous and long-running Rubulad party, an enthusiastic co-conspirator with the Party Liberation Front (PLF) in Richmond, VA, and a contributor at Burning Man’s BMIR radio station.
This year, Illexxandra has been invited to be the DJ on the NYC Pride March organizers’ Stonewall float for the second year in a row. Illexxandra plays for LGBTQ advocacy events, most recently at the Southern Comfort Conference in Florida, for Heritage of Pride/NYC Pride March awards ceremony, Honest Accomplice Theatre’s fundraiser for their Trans Literacy Project, the IHI Therapy Center Masquerade Ball Fundraiser, the Embassy Row Hotel during the DC Pride March, a mixer for SAGE which provides services for LGBTQ elders, and the Stonewall Community Development Corporation which facilitates housing for LGBTQ seniors.
She plays for women-focused and queer-focused events, including Bad Habit, BAE, Femmequerade Ball, and Pussypower in Brooklyn, Hot Rabbit in Manhattan, the Sister Collective, and the Athena Collective. She plays for sex-positive events such as the Museum of Sex, Wonderland NYC, Pleasure Garden Club in Philly, and as a resident DJ for Chemistry NYC. She has taught music production at the Lower Eastside Girls Club, and coached bands at the Willie Mae Rock Camp For Girls.