Born to a British mother and Greek father, grew up in Chalkidiki / Greece, Yannis moved to the UK in Hastings in 1997 at the age of 17.
July '99: 1st set for Dionysus @ Pier Pressure - Hastings Pier (playing a main set at a club that featured guests such as Danny Howells on the same stretch of plank that Digweed launched the phenomenon to be Bedrock)
September '99: Warm up for Paolo Mojo & Desyn Masiello
Through the 00's Yannis Bilalis has been resident, guest and promoter of a number of nights in the southeast bringing some the of the most distinguished guests a club night has had to offer east of Brighton, including being booked at various venues including the Ministry of Sound.
Played with: Lee Burridge, Dave Seaman, Steve Lawler, Marc Romboy, Paul Kalkbrenner, Lottie, Desyn Massielo, Paolo Mojo, Jim Rivers, Phil "Moonface" Thompsnon, Matt Tolfrey, SiS, Jimmy Hill (Viva Music), Cedric Maison (Hypercolour), Simon Little, Donga (well rounded), James Welsh, Anthea, Laura Jones.
Promotional Mix: Featured in ID-J Mgazine's Raw Talent
Production: Plays, support and charting by John Digweed, Hernan Cattaneo, Phil 'Moonface' Thompson, Artur Reimer (Tulipa, Microfreak)
2012 and 2013 has seen Yannis manage a local firm through the development and operations of two new venues 'electric stag' and 'West Exit' whilst also being the resident DJ; West Exit boasts arguably the best sound system on the south coast with guests including Danny Howells, Prime Cuts, Reso, Mark Fanciulli, Laura Jones, Hazard, James Welsh, Anthea, Coleco, Coffi, Mr. C, Anile, Donga, Eddie Richards, Paolo Mojo, Colin Dale, Cedric Maison, Real Nice, Cedric Maison, Danny & Ilona Rampling, Caspa, Zinc, Matt Tolfrey and Terry Francis.
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