Who are The Collective?

The Collective is a group of like minded individuals based in Sydney, Australia that since 2004 have been committed to bringing you high quality music events of ALL genres. No we are not 5 prepubescent pop vocalists that once appeared on X Factor.

We have brought you: Green Beats Australia Day 2013 & 2012 @ Coogee Bowlo, Green Beats Australia Day 2010 & 2011 @ Camperdown Bowling Club, Green Beats @ Marrickville Bowling Club 2008, Green Beats Australia Day 2008 @ Brighton Bowling Club, 13 Monthly Green Beats @ Petersham Bowling Club 2005-2007, Billain @ The Civic 2014, United Colours of Drum & Bass feat. Shapeshifter NZ, Black Sun Empire, Current Value, The Outside Agency @ Sydney Uni 2014, Monthly FREE DNB+DUBSTEP shenanigoats @ The Sly Fox 2009-2011, Therapy Sessions feat Current Value and The Sect @ UTS Loft 2009, Queen Beats featuring BALKANSKY @ 202 Broadway 2009, Cooh @ Hermann’s 2009, Calyx & Teebee @ Hermann’s 2007, Calyx @ Civic 2005, Calyx @ Hermann’s 2006, Pendulum & Shapeshifter @ Gaelic 2005, Monthly Protein @ The Clare 2005-2006, Monthly Suck It Up FREE DNB+DUBSTEP @ The Clare 2006-2007, My Favourite Things, Silent Witness+Squire 2007, and have appeared at Afterlife, Reload, Low Society, Bass Agency, Bass Drop, Void, Inhale, DNBBQ, DSS Warehouse Parties, Weddings, Bar Mitzvahs…


We have played alongside artists such as Itch-e & Scratch-e, Africa Hitech, Katalyst, The Finger Prince, Peewee Ferris, Pendulum, Cooh, Balkansky, Calyx, Teebee, Noisia, Phace, The Panacea, Current Value, Black Sun Empire, The Outside Agency, DJ Hidden, Eye-D, Billain, Remarc, Kenny Ken, Tango, SPL, The Sect, Broken Note, Robyn Chaos, Limewax, Psidream, The Upbeats, The Abyss, Grooverider, Cage, Mr Lif, Mark N, Shapeshifter, James De La Cruz, Greg Packer, Utah Jazz, Tech Itch, Evol Intent, Of God, Friction, Gridlok, Bulletproof, Mark Pritchard, Concord Dawn, Mampi Swift, Fierce, Chase & Status, Mechwarrior, Sub Bass Snarl, and Quiet Storm to name a few. We have also helped many local DJ’s get their first gig under their belt, and always been committed to exposing our punters to fresh faces and stalwarts alike.


The Collective also encompasses a group of friends with a DIY attitude, who all work hard and contribute greatly to each party in their own unique way. We have great people generous with their time, money and physical hard work. Most importantly, we’re all up for a good time.


The Collective includes but is not limited to: Ryan ‘Lazy’ Allan, Zac ‘Sakura’ Ruokari, Burt ‘Mad Cow’ Heifetz, Troy ‘Dubious’ Knox, Troy ‘Flawlezz’ Holstein, Zac ‘Dazed’ Daroesman and Lewis ‘Lewba’ Baraliakos.