TITLE(S): DJ, Producer, Remixer
HOMETOWN: Karvina, Czech Republic
DJ/PERFORMER SINCE (YEAR): 1994
MAJOR CAREER ACCOMPLISHMENT(S):
*DJ for Prince (personal and events)
*DJ at Paisley Park
*DJ for Princess (Maya Rudolph & Gretchen Liebrum)
*DJ for The Revolution
*DJ for FDeluxe
*Endorsee of Electro Voice
*DJ at NAMM show 2019
*Selling out First Avenue Main Room
*Winning best nightclub in Czech Republic award
CURRENT DJ/PERFORMER RESIDENCIES:
*Living Room at W Minneapolis
MUSICAL INFLUENCES: Prince, Felix Da Housecat, Michael Jackson, Queen, Madonna, David Bowie, Guns'n'Roses, Diana Ross, Janet Jackson, TLC, George Clinton, The Cranberries, Elton John, The Beatles, Dolly Parton, Snoop Dogg, Green Velvet, Frankie Knuckles, Jeff Mills, Robyn, Larry Levan, Janelle Monae, Joni Mitchell, Annie Lennox, MK, Masters at Work, Missy Elliott, Fourtet, Royksopp, Dr. Dre, Ray Charles, Clark Terry, Nina Simone.
FAVORITE ALBUM OF ALL TIME: Prince - Parade
FAVORITE TRACK OF THE MOMENT: Childish Gambino - This Is America (Todd Terry/Little Louie Vega/Kenny Dope Remix)
Lenka is an open format DJ. She was born in Czech Republic. She first touched a turntable at age 5 and fell in love. At 17 she learned how to DJ and it became a profession after graduating high school. She became a resident DJ in a nightclub which soon after won “Best Nightclub” in Czech Republic.
After moving to the United States, a start at Fujiya in Minneapolis quickly led to a Friday and Saturday night residency at First Avenue Main Room. She has performed in NYC, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, D.C and Prague to name a few. Clients include the one and only PRINCE (Personal and Event DJ), Paisley Park Studios, Princess - Maya Rudolph and Gretchen Liebrum, The Revolution, FDeluxe, Electro Voice, the NAMM Show, Puma, MAC Cosmetics, Sisley, MOA, Target, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Snap Fitness, Yogafit, MN Twins, Starwood Hotels, The Living Room and the Current.
Lenka was also among others featured on CBS, FOX, KARE 11, Star Tribune, City Pages, KDWB and IHeart Radio for her incredible talents. She is always in the studio working on tracks for an electronic label run by one of her music producer heroes based in Montreal, Canada.