Category Archives: Featured DJs

A Fond Farewell from Stacy Zemon

Stacy with Books

By Stacy Zemon, Editor & Chief Scribe Dear DJ Colleagues, As 2016 draws to a close, it is time for me to say “farewell” to the DJ business. After thirty-eight years I am retiring from our industry to pursue other endeavors. It’s been quite a journey from the days leading Hustle dance lessons poolside at…

A Major Change at


By Stu Chisholm, “The Complete Disc Jockey” “A change is gonna come” – Sam Cooke The only thing that will never change is change itself, and 2016 has been a year of major change. Some might even say upheaval! is no exception. Our Founder, former Publisher and current Editor, Chief Scribe, and all around…

Featured DJ: Jack Bermeo

Jack Bermeo

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” For this article, I caught up with Jack Bermeo, the recently crowned 2016 “DJ of the Year” at the DJ Times International DJ Expo held this past August in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For Jack, this was his third time winning DJ of the Year. Bermeo won his initial title…

An Open Letter to Aspiring Female DJs

DJ Randi Rae

By Gregg Hollmann, “Party Professional” Dear Aspiring Female DJs, You may have heard that the DJ industry is a male-dominated field, and that your chances for success are slim to none.  Well I’m here to advise you otherwise. Who am I?  I am a DJ company owner based in Central New Jersey and a former…

Remembering DJ Gary Kassor

Gary Kassor 1

By Keith “K.C.” KoKoruz, “The Science of Marketing” As I am writing this story, it is Thanksgiving Day. I woke up early this morning and about 8:00 a.m. received a text message from a friend that our mutual friend Gary Kassor had passed away. Gary passing away on Thanksgiving had me filled with mixed emotions….

DJ Spotlight: Meet Tavares Chambliss

American Ninja Warrior

By Keith “K.C.” KoKoruz, “The Science of Marketing” It isn’t often that I get to write about a good friend of mine. Today happens to be that day, however. Looking for great talent doesn’t always mean looking in the obvious places. One of my DJs was having dinner at Applebee’s and couldn’t get over the…

Confessions of a Cruise Ship DJ

Dayna Solomon

By Dayna Solomon, Guest Writer I began my sailing adventures on the high seas as a Guest DJ Entertainer for cruise ships a year and a half ago. I got the gig through Scratch Events, a division of New York City-based Scratch Music Group, which has the largest team of DJs nationwide who entertain guests…

DJ Spotlight: Brooklyn Dicent

Brooklyn Dicent

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe For the last two decades Brooklyn Dicent has been entertaining people in corporate and private events. She owns and operates Brooklyn Dicent Entertainment out of Seattle Washington. With her booking calendar filled with events, Brooklyn performs in front of close to 6,000 people a year as an MC…

DJ Spotlight: Jack Bermeo of LJDJs

Jack Bermeo

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe If you haven’t heard all the buzz about the guy who staged a fake wedding so he could propose to his fiance, then you must be living under a rock. I know that guy. He’s the 2011 and 2012 winner of the “DJ of the Year” competition, Jack…

DJ Spotlight: Matt Radicelli – Rock The House

Matt Radicelli Group Photo

By Stacy Zemon, Publisher & Chief Scribe In 1999, Matt Radicelli started Rock The House (RTH) as a small, home-based business in Cleveland. Over the years, it has developed into a full production and entertainment company catering to more than 1,000 events each year including corporate and non-profit events, weddings, bar/bat mitzvahs, school dances, and…