DJ Ayla Simone is an international female DJ based in Southern California. She began her career as a radio host and disc jockey, surrounded by talented DJ’s who inspired her to learn and perfect her craft. Her passion for music has helped Ayla build her name in the industry, earning residencies which have included Omnia Nightclub, W Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel, and the US Grant Hotel to name a few. A prominent DJ in the southern California nightlife and beyond, she has been recognized by Billboard Magazine as an industry expert and also named by Riviera Magazine as the must hear DJ of the year in 2012. In addition to her club residencies she also serves as a Billboard Music reporter, helping to shape the national dance charts. Her exotic look and technical skill set place Ayla Simone a cut above the rest.
Although based in San Diego, she plays both nationwide and internationally, from Palm Springs, Las Vegas, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Miami, Switzerland, Houston, to Canada and beyond. Trusted by key industry professionals and top nightclubs, she has played supporting sets for artists such as Benny Bennassi, Croatia Squad, Gareth Emery, Paul Oakenfold, Morgan Page, LMFAO, Fedde Le Grand, Paul Van Dyk, Dev and more. She currently holds a residency at OMNIA San Diego and plays frequently at Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs among other venues.
Ayla Simone’s style is defined by her ability to mix music from many different genres in a single set. Her background as a singer has aided her in melodic mixing and superior song combining. Each track is carefully selected to match and build the energy in the room. From explosive Electronic Dance Music, and hip hop, to the softer sounds of deep house, she reads the crowd and tailors her mix to create the desired mood in each venue. This blend, accompanied by her crowd engaging stage presence, brings an unforgettable quality to her sets.
Ayla Simone seamlessly brings music from the classic age to the current and beyond with a sultry twist that resonates with her target audience every time on the beat.
"She did an amazing job. Would love to use her again. She got the sleepy crowd going and was easy to work with. Really enjoyed her music."
"First time playing. Solid!"
“She was great. Client was happy. “
“Ayla was fantastic! Thank you so much.”
“Everything was amazing! Thank you so much – it was a huge success and Saturday everyone was going nuts. Thanks again for all of your help – will reach out to you when we are out there again!”