DJ Steve Facey – Ex Kiss FM DJ & Presenter
Steve started DJ’ing from a young age at private functions and friend’s house parties. He soon progressed to bar and club residencies. These included the Sussex (Norbury), The Gin Palace, Duncow and Green Man (Old Kent Road, London), Cheers (Cheam and Wimbledon), Renoirs (New Malden and Legends (Epsom). He made his mark as a radio presenter when he was hired by London radio station Kiss 100 as Weekend Breakfast Presenter. During this time he would cover several specialist Soulful and Funky House programs including programs for Bobby and Steve Jackson. His DJ progression in clubland was remarkable playing at all key clubs in and around London such as the Satellite, Garage City & Preach. Steve also created Facey’s 80’s. A weekly night of pure 80 grooves at The Woodman (Carshalton, London).
Steve has set up a project in 1999 called the Bongo Collective the Percussion Showcase. The group performed for Ministry of Sound (London), Pacha (Ibiza), El Devino (Ibiza), Manumission (Ibiza, Gods Kitchen (Ibiza), Freedom at Bagleys (London) and Miss Moneypenny’s (ibiza, Nottingham) to mention a few. Steve has also presented daytime radio programs for Choice FM in London.
Steve has worked on several music productions including forming a new group called The Souledz. A collaboration with full intentions Jon Pearn and vocalist Kenny Thomas. Their 1st release was a cover version of David Joseph’s 80’s classic ‘You can’t hide your love’ on SuSu records. It received five star reviews in Mixmag update, was number two in the buzz chart for two weeks and Single of the issue in Blues and Soul magazine.
Steve has enjoyed DJ residencies with Housonic @ The Warehouse (Edmonton), Housonic @ The Zap, Sugar Reef (London), The Penthouse (London), Evissa (Kingston, Tru Do’s Parties and his own event RIZE at Loop (Croydon).
DJ Steve has performed at lots of weddings, private functions and corporate events. Some of the venues the performed at are Horsely Towers, Denbies Wine Estate, Woodlands Hotel, Nonsuch Manor, Silverware Golf Club, Reigate Manor and Chessington Holiday Inn.