Dannii Evans is the Founder and Director of OneTaste. Started in 2004 by herself and acclaimed musical talent, Jamie Woon, Dannii and Jamie desired to create a night and community in London that bridged the gap between underground and mainstream cultures. The other two missions were: 1 – Artists get paid and 2 – Quality programming for maximum audience & artist enjoyment.
Now in 2012, Dannii and the OneTaste team have produced well over 300 events, 3 UK summer festival tours, 2 annual arenas at Secret Garden Party, radio programmes, 6 annual London festivals and 3 Sky television series for unsigned and independent performance, so far 1 event in NYC (but many more in the pipe line), to generate awareness and support for new upcoming musicians and poets in the UK with exceptional talent.
In 2010 Dannii was nominated for the emerging category of most influential people in media by The Independent newspaper in the UK and won fellowships to the International Society of Performing Arts Congress 2011 & 2012 in New York City and Toronto. In February 2012, she was also included in Q Magazine feature, the 18 most influential new voices in music.
Dannii is always working on numerous shows and projects, most notably with the internationally renowned environmental charity and educational centre the Eden Project in Cornwall, UK, producing collaborations between artists on social and environmental issues.