About Us

#TrustedForTaste for over fifteen years, Purple Sneakers is Australia’s most respected electronic, dance and urban music hubs. With its origins as one of Sydney’s most notorious underground parties and becoming a trusted music tastemaker, Purple Sneakers is the place underground music fans have turned for nearly two generations to connect with what’s hot both today and tomorrow.

Anchored by the country’s most respected music website with a true passion for both music and independent, quality music journalism, Purple Sneakers has created a passionate community with live events, playlists, parties, compilation albums and DJs.

Some of Australia’s biggest musical names got their first shows at Purple Sneakers parties including Flume, Rufus du Sol, Alison Wonderland, The Rubens, What So Not, The Jezabels and Nina Las Vegas, while Purple Sneakers DJs have brought the tunes at festivals including Splendour in the Grass, Groovin The Moo, Falls, Beyond the Valley, Big Day Out and many more as well as a weekly radio show on Sydney’s FBI.

Image: Willaris. K at Purple Sneakers Eleventh Birthday by James Simpson