July 29, 2014

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    Mix on Wheels Transforms Motor Vehicles into DJ Booths

    Orlando, Fla.—A major soft-drink company inspired Charles Miles to start his DJ outfit. Well, ...

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    Mobile DJ Ian Ali Scores Big with Super Bowl Gigs

    Union, N.J.—Perhaps being born on the Island of Trinidad, where music is ranked as a life ...

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    The World’s Nuttiest DJ Keeps It Real

    Waverly, Minn.—When you ask Greg “Chopper” Lammers what sets his DJ business apart from the ...

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    Ohio DJ Uses The Art of The Acquisition

    Oakwood Village, Ohio—One look at Matt Radicelli’s pedigree and you can see why his decision to ...

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Twin Cities DJ Keeps It All in the Family

Minneapolis—If you ask Howard Walstein, he’ll tell you it’s all about the word “Welcome.” Says the Twin Cities jock, “I think I was born with the ability to make people feel comfortable.” Ask any kid he grew up with: As a child he’d perform ...

Penn DJ Boasts the Power of the Upsell

By Milo Burke Reading, Pa.—While teaching high-school history nearly 10 years ago, Mike Kindlick began to feel restless. Something was gnawing at him, like something that was inside him, threatening to burst out. Mike Kindlick, quite simply, ...

Louisville DJ Makes All the Right Social Moves

By Milo Burke Louisville, Ky.—Eric Woodland received the best training a DJ could ever receive: slogging away for a multi-op business, a tutorial behind the console. “It was a great way to learn what not to do,” says Woodland, now the owner of ...

Hurricane Productions: New Media Gurus

How long have Vincent Velasquez and his Hurricane Productions partner Strato Doumanis been marketing their DJ services? They’re original Facebookers—which in the parlance of social media is a very, very long time ago. They’ve been focusing their ...

Ex-NYC Rocker Finds a New Set List in Midwest

Cleveland, Ohio—A funny thing happened to Lew Bodee when he visited Cleveland nearly 23 years ago. Bodee, then a twenty-something rock guitarist from East Flatbush, Brooklyn, traveling with his dad to explore some business opportunities, went to ...

From Mobiles to Club, K-Town DJ Flips the Script

Knoxville, Tenn.—Eight years ago Eric Bennett determined that his DJing dream had run its course in Chattanooga. Off to Knoxville it was—with his now-wife—and as he puts it, “As far as DJing goes, it’s the best thing I ever did.” Not that it was ...

DJ Takes Stock in Niche Wedding Market

East Windsor, N.J.—Like so many DJs, Gregg Hollmann had an inkling that he would somehow find himself behind the console. With an interest in music from an early age, this Jersey Shore native studied piano and alto sax in high school, playing in ...