• ‘One of the UK’s best festivals’

  • Phuong Le (Scratch First Co Ltd)

    Swiss-born, Vietnamese-tracing Phuong Le has been a touring DJ, event manager, and brand consultant since her teens—more than 16 years. As a fixed and unwavering member of the global club and live event communities, Phuong has launched community music initiatives Die Empathie label in Switzerland and Homeaway Agency in Asia. Through her network of artists, agents, venues, and supporters, Phuong has been responsible for some of the most community-connected, ground-shifting gatherings through Europe and Asia.

    Her talents and experience lie in artist & Event management, branding, creating experiences, conceptualization, Music curation for festivals including Polygon Live and Wonderfruit and cultivating strong scenes with initiatives such as We Are Philia, A community label in Thailand. When the live music world stopped in the wake of COVID–19, Phuong saw the rally of support around venues and artists across Europe and brought one of the most impactful efforts, United We Stream, to Asia—a live-streamed festival that helped bring attention and much-needed paid bookings to the struggling industry. Now being a member of the Global Nightlife Committee representing the Southeast Asian Nightlife Scene she contributed to Vibelab’s Global Nighttime Manifesto and hosted several workshops to help raise awareness and build bridges between the west and the east.