WE ARE DNR
Powered by Peace, Love, Unity and Respect (PLUR) to birth something bigger than ourselves! We pledge to create a transcending environment producing memories, experiences and...a LEGACY. We will demolish all barriers and limitations preventing us from experiencing bliss. With the help of Music, Art, Community and Self-expression DNR will deliver.
HOW IT ALL BEGAN
DNR was founded on July 31st, 2020 in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic. Nirvana Fernandez, like all avid music festival and EDM enthusiasts, was crushed when the pandemic erased summer of 2020. As thousands yearned for Live music events, Nirvana created DNR as a way to satisfy that need in a safe and socially responsible manor.
COVID or no COVID, DNR is here to stay. Look out for upcoming shows for 2021 and 2022 .... including our very own music festival.
POWERED BY PLUR
eace is the first fundamental belief at our core. The foremost purpose of our events is to create an ecosystem where each and every individual in it is able to escape to a safe magical space - a place where we can all fuse with the experience of true peace.
nity. All of our business decisions are based on the unification of music, art, self expression and community (the community consisting of artists, all partners and you, the fans). We will only thrive if we all share a symbiotic relationship where the main focus is to up lift one and another.
espect -“Treat others as you wish to be treated”.... This core value is that simple.
ove is the most important aspect of humanity., however in business that seems to get lost. DNR vows to do business with its partners, clients and audience as one of our own - with love first!
MEET THE TEAM
The founder of DNR, Nirvana Fernandez is an enthusiastic member of the EDM community for the last five years. His Journey with music began at the age of 5 with studying percussions for 7years. Surrounded by artist friends of his parents he become self taught on the guitar. He moved to Toronto in 2014 and discovered EDM. Inspired by the Music Festival Ilesoniq in 2019 he came home to start his journey. With his love for music, skill of marketting, and entrepreneurial spirit ..... Nirvana has put it all on the line to chase his dreams and make a living out of his passion. He has only just begun!
CJ DEFREITAS WILSON
DIRECTOR OF TALENT
CJ deFreitas Wilson has been an active entity in the Toronto Music Scene since 2012. From his early days working with Embrace Presents to his current Talent Buying endeavours with Envy Productions CJ has remained focused and dedicated to his work. Binding his knowledge of event production, marketing, graphic design and an access to industry leading talent via Envy Productions, CJ has proven to be a driving force, and a valuable asset to the team since the inception of DNR.