Joao Fernandes aka J.Fernandes was born in Aveiro a small city known as “The Portuguese Venice” and a Mecca for electronic music as some of the first main events happened there. Currently living in Berlin, Germany. The interest for music came at a very early age as his mom used to play music around the house.
Growing up listening to Hip Hop and 80’s music, it was his African roots that would really define him musically. When one of his friends mentioned the legend Dj Rush it was then and there that everything would change for J.Fernandes, after this there was no turning back. “I have never heard anything like this, the energy and power plus stage presence were incomparable “ this was it.
From that point on things progressed and music became a way of life. J.Fernandes began his career back in 2010. His first official gig was at Paradiso in Amsterdam for the after party of Awakenings Festival alongside Dj Rush. Prior to his first official gigs he has done some radio shows at Studio 80 in Amsterdam and XT3.
He has performed at clubs such as, The Mid Chicago, Primary Chicago, Zentra Chicago, Smart Bar Chicago, Tresor Berlin, Magdalena Berlin, Lehmann Stuggart, Perron Rotterdam, Poema Utrecht, Fusion Club Munster, Florida 135 Spain, Fabrik Spain, Teatro Albeniz Gijon Spain, Butan Club Wuppertal, New Twisted Salerno, Borderline Basel , Raumstation St. Gallen, just to name a few and performed for Festivals like Tomorrowland Belgium, Eco Festival Slovenia, World Music Dome Frankfurt and many others.