#4 in DJaneMagChina 2017
Resident of M1NT, Shanghai — Shanghai’s most truly international party spot.
Having her own weekly event called Lolitas at Lola club (Shanghai) – one of the best house clubs in China.
Michelle Grant, born and raised in a musician’s family, started experimenting with music at an early age. Growing up amidst various artistic styles and influences, she acquired an impressive knowledge of musicâ€”from classical to hip-hop and all disciplines in between.
She first started DJing in her hometown of Chita (one of Siberiaâ€™s largest cities), before moving on to play in other cities in Russia, but she decidedÂ to move to China and to start her career from a scratch.
After touring China in 2011, she moved to Shanghai and became a resident of EDEN club, located on West Nanjing Road, one of the chicest shopping districts in the city.
For two years she wasÂ Â a member of Perfecto Playboys, a talented duo consisting of Michelle and the British singer Miss E. Perfecto Playboys , which was Â ranked No. 1 in China according to DJlist.com in 2013.
2012 -Â 2014 she was a resident of two of the most popular clubs in Shanghai The Geisha and The Apartment, owned by the Collective Concepts management group.
2015 -Â resident of one of the hottest places at the Bund (Shanghai) â€”M18.
2014-2016 -Â working for the Bacardi group as a DJ for their two flagship venues in Shanghai: â€œBarbarossaâ€ and â€œEstado Puroâ€.
During her living in Shanghai, sheâ€™s also guest DJ at some of the biggest clubs in Shanghai,
Hong Kong, and Guangzhou:Â M2 (Shanghai), DUO (Guangzhou), Ibiza Club (Shanghai), Magnum (Hong Kong), Muse on The Bund (Shanghai), Beijing (Hong Kong), Zeal (Shanghai), Sky (Shanghai), Arkham (Shanghai), Play (Hong Kong), Shiva(Shanghai), Flamingo(Shanghai), Dada (Shanghai), Wave (Guangzhou), Christian Audiger (Shanghai), 7th Floor (Shanghai), Myst (Shanghai), Amber Lounge (Shanghai),and Mao Live House (Shanghai), M 18 (Shanghai) , Hollywood (Shanghai) and was playing on regular base at Lola (Shanghai) etc
You can often see her playing at Hed Kandi events in China.
Michelle often plays at international clubs, making recent appearances at â€œCircusâ€ in Montreal and Ark-Bar in Samui, Thailand. She also plays at Shanghaiâ€™s biggest festivals including â€œZebra 2013â€, â€œMidi 2014â€, â€œElectric Circus 2014â€, and “Strawberry Shanghai 2015″.
Sheâ€™s Â opened for notable DJs including Laidback Luke , Caspa, Roger Sanchez, Swanky Tunes, Falcon, Surkin, Greg Armano. and Cazette. In the summer of 2013, she played back to back with Italian DJ and producer Gary Caos .
During her time in Shanghai Michelle has also played for many corporate clients including YSL, RayBan,Â Porsche, BMW, Ford Mustang, Chloe, Ray Ban, Heineken, Moschino, Hilton Worldwide, and the Shanri-La Hotel Group. She has played at events as diverse as the Andy Warhol Exhibition to the Ford Mustang 50th anniversary party to the Bitcoin Worldwide Conference Afterparty in Hong Kong to the opening of the Shanghai Fashion Week in 2014. She was chosen to play at the official afterparty when Fashion TV came to Shanghai.
In 2015 she DJed at VIP lounge at Shanghai Mercedes Arena at Katy Perry, MUSE & Taylor Swift Shows in Shanghai .
In 2016 played at China`s biggest music festival STORM in Adidas booth together with such worldwide famous DJs as Bassjackers and Helena Legend.
Michelle seamlessly blends lounge and house, mixing classics with underground tracks, creating a style full of energy that is entirely her own. Often seen dancing with the crowd or belting out her favourite lyrics, Michelle leaves an unforgettable impression wherever she plays.