Little Empire Music
Music Manager and CEO
Stephanie LaFera is a music manager and CEO of Little Empire Music. The company works alongside artists including Galantis, CID, Justin Jay, Phantoms, Rufus Wainwright, Eli & Fur, The Presets, 12th Planet, Mat Zo and many more.
With 20 years of management experience, LaFera helped usher-in the North American Dance Music boom of the early 2000’s. As manager for Kaskade, whom she worked with for 14 years, LaFera successfully pioneered both Las Vegas residencies for DJ’s, as well as Dance Music’s transition from clubs to arenas.
LaFera has managed the career of Multi-Platinum selling, Grammy Nominated duo Galantis since before their first ever show at 2014’s Coachella. Their debut album, Pharmacy reached No.1 on the Billboard Dance chart with the single “Runaway (U & I),” going double platinum. In 2017, Galantis’ sophomore album The Aviary debuted as a top 10 album in 23 countries and amassed over 1 billion streams worldwide in its debut week. Their 2019 single Bones (feat. OneRepublic) was playlisted across 33 New Music Friday Playlists globally, garnering over 6.4 Million streams in its debut week. Galantis teamed up with global icon Dolly Parton for their massive new single “Faith” (featuring Mr Probz), which earned Parton her first ever #1 song on the Dance Music charts. Galantis has solidified their place as a headliner at the biggest festivals in the world including Electric Daisy Carnival, Lollapalloza, V Festival, Coachella , SonneMondSterne and many more. Galantis have sold out The Bill Graham, San Francisco; 2 x Aragon Ballroom, Chicago; The SSE Hyrdo, Glasglow; Elysee Montmartre, Paris, The Greek & 2x The Shrine, Los Angeles; 2x Hammerstein Ballroom & Avant Gardner, New York and countless other venues worldwide. The band have remixed the likes of Sam Smith, Selena Gomez, Florence and The Machine and Kygo
As the founder of Skylight, a non-profit designed to instill hope and power in entrepreneurs; LaFera has designed mentorship programs, intern placement programs and a series of community-building gatherings.