Parris Taylor

Event organiser for Paravana and Swankys

Parris has been running these parties since 2006 with his good friends Anthony Lowther and Lloyd Nwagboso.

Parris is one of the founders of the well renowned party ‘Swankys’ created in 2007 along side Anthony Lowther in Leeds and Manchester over the last 10 years Swankys is still one of London biggest annual events with there legendary Halloween parties hosted at such venues Pacha, Qube Project, and The Box Supper club and the Bloomsbury Ballroom

Parris went on to launch a party by the name of ‘Paravana’ in 2010 this event grew so rapidly across London and established itself as one of the cites most talk about parties, for the last 5 years Paravana have hosted a stage a the mighty WE ARE FSTVL and continue to be one of the festivals highlights, in 2017 Paravana host a stage on the Anchored cruise ship and a collaboration with Hotbed at Abode in the park festival and a joint event at the Bloomsbury ball room Paravana

In 2013 Parris started to DJ and soon linked up with friend and Promoter/DJ Lloyd Nwagboso.

And In 2014 Parris and Lloyd began to DJ as a duo, firstly at their own parties but soon began to play some of the biggest parties in England Ibiza and Marbella.

With their unique style and ability to adapt to different crowds they have an extensive list of venues played and went on to be residents and promoters for raffles in London for their Thursday nights playing alongside DJ’s Such as Jamie Jones, Sven Vath, The Martinez Brothers, Richy Ahmed and Patrick Topping. This Thursday night ran for 3 years and became one of London’s most successful parties.

With performances at Abode, Audiowhore, Do Not Sleep Ibiza, Hotbed ibiza, Blue Marlin Ibiza, Paravana, Swankys and the We Are Fstvl Main stage..


Each year the events keep getting better and better and grow in reputation after each party. We try and put on events that people enjoy and have fun and like to use music to be the driving force behind that..

DJing is something I’m enjoying immensely i have been lucky enough to have played at Studio 338 , Ministry of Sound , Pacha London, Supperclub, The Box, We Are Fstvl, Cuckoo Club, Blue Marlin Ibiza, Qube Project and have a residency at Raffles Thursday nights and hotbed London and Ibiza

Music has been a major part of my life since i was little as i come from a very musical family my father has been a musician and music producer for over 35 years and many of of other family members are all top level musicians so music is in my veins. i have played the drums and percussion for over 15 years and now taking up Djing and music production..

My musical influences are James Brown, Prince, Stevie wonder, George Clinton, Parliament, Boosty Collins, Earth Wind and Fire, Micheal Jackson, Roy Ayres,
My DJ influences are Maceo Plex, Lee Foss, Maya Jane Cole, Sven Vath, Noir, Sam Divine, Dubfire, Iv been part of the party scene for over for 10 years now and its only just started…


For DJ Bookings contact his email address [email protected] or contact him on Facebook Parris Taylor

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