Lovely Laura & Ben Santiago
Internet sensation Lovely Laura and prolific Ibiza DJ Ben Santiago have quickly risen to be one of dance music’s most revered and dynamic duos in the industry. With residencies under their belt for some of the biggest clubbing brands, and streams in the millions for their signature fusion of rich, energy driven grooves and addictive saxophone, the pair’s shared talents have proven to be a compelling combination.
Holding stellar touring pedigrees as a duo, with their packed sun soaked Café Mambo and Ocean Beach Ibiza shows which have fast become highlights on the island, to their tour profile as a pair increasing to new heights in 2017 with sets together across Europe, Asia, The Middle East and South America, Laura and Ben continue to prove their ability to showcase a diverse, unique and exciting musical spectacle globally.
With Laura taking the world by storm with her Facebook videos, which have picked up more than 50 million views to date, the honors graduate in Jazz from Leeds College of Music in the UK has captured the world’s attention with her talents as a saxophonist / vocalist. Holding live spectacles with Hed Kandi, Ministry of Sound, Pacha Ibiza, Ushuaïa, Ocean Beach Ibiza, Klingande, Mambo Ibiza, EsParadis and Space Ibiza, her profile sees her as one of the world’s most in demand saxophonist’s, adding in performances at the likes of Tomorrowland, Cocoon (Frankfurt), Amnesia-Ibiza, Zouk (Singapore) and Pacha (Worldwide).
While Ben, since moving to the White Isle 14 years ago has held many enviable residencies and played for the biggest brands in the industry including Amnesia, Cream, Café Mambo, Café del Mar, Es Vive, Glitterbox, Hi Ibiza, Ibiza Rocks, Ministry of Sound, Melon Bomb, Pacha, Pikes, Space, and Ushuaia Beach Club Ibiza.
Outside of the clubbing world, Ben has worked as musical director for Berlin Fashion Week and alongside Laura they have performed personally and regularly with Dolce & Gabbana throughout Europe and Asia, whilst also playing for a string of exclusive clients such as Tommy Hilfiger, MTV, Mercedes and Storm Models.
With Ben’s revered ‘Balearic’ approach perfectly syncing with Laura’s passion, which extends well beyond electronic music to Jazz and Soul, the pair’s contrasting tastes and styles are backed up further by an impressive array of achievements both on and off the stage. Fusing Laura’s ability to enthrall thousands at arenas such as the O2, NEC & Manchester Evening News Arena supporting artists including Take That, Sophie Ellis-Bextor & The Stylistics, and Ben’s touring pedigree boasting the likes of Hard Rock Hotel, the sellout Creamfields event at Space Ibiza, as well as his party which has blown up over recent years, Melon Bomb, the pair continue to go from strength to strength across the board.
With Laura being championed by Jazz FM as “completely original” after her debut jazz album Off The Ground was signed by Robin Millar CBE (Sade, Everything But The Girl, Randy Crawford), along with Ben’s stellar track record of performances globally, the duo move forward with a wealth of experience under their belt, with a massive touring schedule lined up together globally, they push towards new meteoric heights in 2018.