Onelia Palao


Hailing from Madrid, Onelia graduated as a Computer Engineer. Her musical influences were cemented at the age of ten by listening to pop, funk and disco. She has been part of the music industry since 2002, producing the “World Dance Music”radio show at national music station,“40 Principales”. From 2007 she worked during 4 years, also as a producer, for another national prime time radio show: "Sutil Sensations”. Syndicated through dance music station “Loca FM”, the Saturday evening show was presented by DJ and producer David Gausa.

Being involved with some of the best music festivals in Europe, Onelia has interviewed and broadcasted exclusive DJ mixes by Roger Sánchez, Steve Lawler, Carl Cox, John Digweed, Hernán Cattáneo, Felix Da Housecat, 2ManyDjs, Pete Tong, Sasha, Luciano, Gui Boratto, Jimpster, Anja Schneider, MANDY, Booka Shade, Guy Gerber and many more.

Onelia’s sets are a combination of Jazz, Funk, Disco, Latin, Techno and House music. From its most soulful to its deepest side, Onelia creates eclectic sets full of elegance, sensibility, and surprises. Of late, she is playing regularly in Madrid's most popular venues such as "Areia", "Chatarra", "Café de la Palma", "Juglar", "Siroco", "Démodé", "The Urban Cinema Club" at Centro Cultural Conde Duque, "Éccola", "Opium", "Platea",“Hotel de las letras”, "Ramsés", "Hotel ME Meliá Reina Victoria", "Bristol Bar", "Nice To Meet You", "Café Saigón", "Otto Madrid", "D’Sesto", "Garbo", "Nubel" at Museo Reina Sofia, "Arts Club", "Terraza Atenas", "Moroder", "Interclub", "Clandestino Hemingway", "Palacio De Las Alhajas", "Perrachica", "Marieta", "El Amante", "Sala Stella", "Florida Retiro", "Sissy Bag", "Sala Clamores", "Panda", "Sildavia", "Hotel Principal", "El 12", "Morocco", "Marula", "You Is Back", "Hotel RIU Plaza de España", "Bar Tomate", "Ana La Santa", "Museo Chicote" in Madrid... just to mention a few; "Duna" in Barcelona; "Cova Santa", "Sunset Ashram", "Manoa", "Hotel MiM Es Vivé", "Hotel ME Ibiza" "Hotel Sol House" in Ibiza; "10punto7" in Formentera; as well as in venues abroad such as "Roses Catina" in Amsterdam; "Rhythm Cafe" in Tokyo; ”CaBARé", "Destilaria", "DOP" and “Hotel Intercontinental” in Porto; or “Hotel Intercontinental” in Estoril......

A seasoned professional with a strong commitment to music, who is able to induce through her music passion and joy. Bill Brewster, James Priestley, Lars Behrenroth, Agoria, Adriatique, Roman Flügel, Alexander Robotnick, Marshall Jefferson, Superpitcher, Garrett David... , are some of the artists Onelia has shared decks with at different parties and festivals such as "After Brunch", "Electrosplash"... etc.

Onelia is currently hosting 2 weekly radio shows: "Nakama Vibes" at Playasol Ibiza Radio (Spain) every Thursday, and at "The Fashion Radio" (Portugal) every Friday. She is also managing DJ booking agency “Nakama bookings”, where she works as agent for well known international and local electronic music artists. She has also been part of the Production Team at DJ AWARDS association in Ibiza in 2017 and 2018.