Mr. Koolaid

Stephen Hauptfuhr, AKA, Mr Koolaid, is a Global touring Dj, Musician & Event producer. Born in St Louis, educated in London at St Martins School of Art, now primarily residing in Los Angeles. Mr Koolaid, widely known for being the Founder & Creator of the EDC, the Electric Daisy Carnival, which he produced with Gary Richards ‘Destructo’. The EDC brand has now been licensed to Live Nation/Insomniac. When in Los Angeles Stephen holds down a monthly residency at Sublevel with Doc Martin and also now produces an annual Arts & Music Festival Super Cali. He travels extensively at Clubs & Festivals around the globe such as Cosmic Convergence Lake Atitlan, Lost Beach Ecuador, Movement Detroit, AMF, Lightning in a Bottle, Okeechobee Fest, Santo Perdido Antigua, the Friendship, Midway SF, Terrace Rooftop Las Vegas, OTB Chicago/Detroit, Secret Garden Guatemala, Public Works SF, Wizards Collective Nicaragua, Desert Hearts, Spin, SpyBar, Stuttgart Electronic music Fest, MixMag Lab, Torture Garden London/Berlin/Los Angeles, Summer Sonic Japan, Storm Bangalore, Space Taco, Ocaso Costa Rica, Traxx Denver, Sound, Wonderfruit Thailand, Holyship, Burning Man, Departure Chicago, & many more. Stephen, always the busy producer, has countless releases dating back to 1990 & many collaborations such as with Rick Ross reaching Top Ten on Beatport & a new collab remix with T Pain released Oct 2021. Stephen has managed a prolific career spanning multiple decades, and still going stronger than ever.