Live Nation DJ and executive identified as victims of Miami condominium collapse – EDM.com


Tragedy struck Miami on June 24 when the Surfside condominium collapsed, killing 97 people. Among the victims were Theresa Velásquez, a DJ who became a member of Live Nation, as well as her parents Julio and Angela.

Performing under the name DJ Theresa, Velásquez was a DJ and owner of the Audio4Play label, and also worked for big brands such as SFX Entertainment and Sony Music before moving to Live Nation at the age of 36.

Velásquez became Senior Vice President in Live Nation’s Los Angeles office, where she advocated for inclusiveness for LBGTQ + artists and women in the industry. She won a place on BillboardLast year was the proud list of LGBTQ + leaders who are shaping the industry.

Theresa Velásquez died of the Surfside condominium collapse in Miami.

“Our hearts are breaking for the loss of our beloved Theresa Velásquez, her parents Angela and Julio, and all those who were taken far too early in the tragic accident in Surfside, Florida,” Live Nation said in a statement. Theresa was a passionate leader of Live Nation, who elevated every project she was involved in, while breaking down barriers for women and the LGBTQIA + community. We will always remember and honor the impact she had, and she will be sorely missed. “

We at EDM.com express our sincere condolences to the family, fans and loved ones of Theresa Velásquez.



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