Let’s face it, a DJ can make an event a success or a failure. Choosing a DJ is something akin to choosing the right hairstylist or clothes for your body — definitely not a one-size-fits-all situation. Musical tastes vary according to age, culture, education and even gender. But don’t despair, Philadelphia has many fine, experienced and talented DJs which spin and mix various musical genres.
Russ Ferrante is as passionate about his music as he is about his photography. Operator of an entertainment services company that works with nightclubs and bars throughout the East Coast, Ferrante can tailor tunes to meet the needs of any event. As a DJ, he believes in using the latest audio technology to provide top-quality sound. And he knows how to work a crowd. Ferrante has also performed in Italy, Morocco, Mexico, the Bahamas and across the U.S.
Rich Sounds Entertainment
Richie Yoka, or “DJ Rich Sounds,” has been working as a DJ since the age of 16. And since then, his popularity has increased to include customers and fans throughout the tri-state area. Well-known for his gigs at clubs, dance parties, bars, etc., he also spins tunes at weddings, sweet sixteens and other keystone personal events. From club to reggaeton and Sinatra to good old rock and roll, DJ Rich plays it all.
For the past 12 years, Bobby Sacco, owner of Philly-based Sacco Entertainment, has revved up parties with his mix of tunes and personality. Known throughout the tri-state area, Sacco has performed at various parties and other special events. He also gets rave reviews for his work at events, such as weddings. A common feature at anniversaries, birthdays and anniversaries, Sacco knows his music and has the personality to keep the crowd hopping.
One 2 One Productions
A professional DJ company, One 2 One Productions, located in Phoenixville, prides itself on its dedication to providing the best and most appropriate music to suit the needs of any customer. Often featured at private parties, corporate events and school dances, the company is owned by James A. Fields, who became a DJ in 1990. Since then, he has accrued a solid fan following. Other DJs include Douglass McClellan, Mike Eddings, Troy Kantner, Craig Gary, Ron Jones and Rick Mann. Videography services are also available.
Describing himself as “an avid cryptozoologist, an independent hand model and a semi-professional C-list DJ,” Kong is the founder of the Kong Center for Kids who Can’t Read Good. There’s no word yet on the legitimacy of the project. Partial to booty-shaking dance music, Kong is often featured at the Market Marathon Grill and Valanni, to name a few. Kong is available for weddings, anniversaries, corporate and other events. Kong is also a nightlife consultant and resident DJ at GuestCounts Hospitality.
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