BFAME KC TALENT: About Our Local DJs For Hire
DJ Chris Taylor
With over 10 years of experience, DJ Chris Taylor and the BFAME KC Team have been known throughout the Midwest over the past several years as being one of the most versatile DJ companies you will come across. From weddings, corporate events, nightlife, schools, radio, and much more, DJ Chris Taylor and the BFAME KC Team are sure to bring the talent, music, and energy needed for any occasion.
They are not just local DJs for hire; they are pure entertainers. For the past few years in Kansas City, DJ Chris Taylor has owned and operated a very successful DJ company, BFAME KC, booking numerous events all over the Midwest. No matter what the occasion, DJ Chris Taylor will ensure to exceed your expectations and provide you and your guests with that extra “wow” factor that you are looking for in a DJ. Contact him today!
DJ Max James
Max James started his musical journey over a decade ago, finding he had considerable skill playing the trumpet. Inspired by the likes of Louis Armstrong and Miles Davis, Max spent the entirety of his academic career being groomed to perform in front of audiences.
At age 14, he discovered a love for mixing music together. Throughout his college career, Max began to develop a name for himself in the region, performing as far west as Manhattan, KS, and as far east as St. Louis, MO – playing weddings, corporate events, and premier events all across the Midwest.
Max’s skills as a DJ have grown exponentially – with both a thorough understanding of music and the enthusiasm he brings to every performance, Max is guaranteed to make every guest feel welcomed, comfortable, and entertained all night long on the dance floor!
DJ Carl Guastello
DJ Carl G has loved music from an early age, and has loved entertaining guests at both wedding and corporate events over the past 6 years. DJ Carl G is a true turntable style, mixing DJ, and he has the ability to read a crowd and have everyone…from younger, to older…dancing and having a great time.
He prides himself on being able to switch in and out of genres, and offers great mixing versatility to really keep the party going. DJ Carl G has over 400 weddings he has been honored to be a part of, but he still also DJs at the occasional nightclub in both Kansas City, and in Lawrence.
DJ Carl G’s ability to read the crowd, play the right mix at the right time, use the microphone just the right amount without being overbearing, and being able to manage an itinerary is what caught the attention of the owner of BFAME KC…and the rest is history.
The BFAME KC team consists of only the best wedding DJs in Kansas City, and Carl G has fit in perfectly over
the past 5 years.
DJ Deondre Ross
Deondre Ross is an open format DJ and MC focusing specifically to make your day all about you. With over 15 years of music experience, the 24 year old takes DJing far beyond it’s limits. Ross knows the ins and outs of music which stems from producing and writing his own music starting at the age of 7. In addition to having years of experience in the wedding and corporate markets, Ross is a well known DJ in the college circuit at several universities, and club establishments. He progresses from inspiration he gets from everything around him and is honored to be a part of the BFAME staff.
DJ Ashton Martin
Ashton Martin has the unique ability to read a room full of individuals and tailor the specific vibe, energy, and excitement of the event for the partygoers. With an immense music repertoire stemming from an early education in music, Ashton captures crowds for a high-voltage performance.
Mixing effortlessly between genres has become a trademark quality, guaranteeing full crowd excitement and participation.
Jason Falen (DJ Hydan)
With over 10 Years of Musical Experience, Hydan has grown professionally as a musical artist to a Master Disk Jockey. Growing up in Kansas City, Hydan taught himself how to play the piano at the age of 8. Hydan played piano professionally in restaurants and department stores for 4 years until he started DJing professionally when he arrived at the University of Kansas.. Hydan has studied under several talented DJ’s throughout Kansas City. His vast knowledge for music throughout the decades allows him to play open format sets covering several genres ensuring amazing crowd interaction. Hydan can be found playing throughout many of Kansas City’s most known venues throughout Westport, The Country Club Plaza, and Power and Light.
DJ Brandon Stoway
Brandon got his start in the business about 8 years ago working with our Production Company and developed such a love and passion for DJing. Ever since then, Brandon has become one of our most experienced and requested DJs playing for crowds all over the midwest from weddings, corporate events, school dances, and much more. With his outgoing personality, taste in music, and ability to read a room and keep that dance floor packed, Brandon is the perfect fit for any occasion!
Brandon Noone (DJ Highnoone)
For a decade, Brandon Noone, a.k.a. DJ Highnoone has been blending some of the most paramount mixes to hit the Midwest. He plays an amazingly eclectic mix of music and beats of yesterday and today, and it is obvious that Highnoone does his homework. Under his belt, Highnoone carries an array of experience. He has worked as the official DJ for Kansas City’s MLS soccer team, the KC Wizards and held a two-and-a-half year sponsorship from Go Fast Energy Drink, and Ciroc Vodka. Highnoone also earned the opportunity to DJ for Two of MTV’s True Life Stories parties. Noone has been a resident DJ all over the Kansas City area, including clubs like Blonde, Raoul’s Velvet Room, Aura, Mosaic Lounge.
He isn’t like the other local DJs for hire. His borders do not stop in Kansas or Missouri. He appears nationwide as a guest DJ, more recently in; Las Vegas, San Diego, L.A, Miami, Denver, Chicago, Scottsdale, Ft Lauderdale, and Seattle. In many such cases, Noone has had the opportunity to share the stage with numerous top DJ’s and Artist such as DJ’s Scene, Fashion, Scooter, OB1, Nathan Scott, Dj 2nd Nature, 311, Sublime and many more. Highnoone is one of the most sought-after DJs in the Midwest and is always ready to bring his innovative sound and style to your city and event.
DJ Nick Shortino
Dj Nick Shortino having grown up being the son of a Dj made the decision early on that music was going to be his career. He has been in the industry most of his life, starting out as a setup guy for his father, to now being a full-time Dj. As one of the local DJs for hire, Nick is no newbie to music and prides himself on trying to be as knowledgeable as possible with all genres and types of music.
Nick has always had a knack for having a great time and being the life of any party, so being a dj just came naturally. He performs all over the Kansas City area and has an outstanding reputation with venues everywhere. He loves to have fun and will definitely make sure your party is a huge success!
Brian Thiel (DJ Boogie B)
Brian Thiel AKA Boogie B is a DJ of every discipline. He is authentic, a true master of the mix, and an aficionado of high-quality entertainment to say the least. Brian has provided music and hosting services for every type of event during his 15+ year career and keeps a hefty portfolio of private and corporate clients. His passion and knowledge of many music genres gives him an individual style as an open format event DJ. Wow the audience at your next event by hearing him creatively cut and blend a seamless mix of memorable music classics keeping your dance floor alive throughout the night.
The Mikey Needleman Band
If you are looking for that perfect combination of KC's best DJ and one of the most elite live bands for hire in Kansas City, then you want to book our Deluxe DJ/Band Package. The Mikey Needleman Band books over 100 shows each year and have performed for thousands across the mid-west over the past several years. MNB’s song selection covers 7 decades of music that keeps all your guests on the dance floor! Mikey Needleman will exceed your expectations by keeping a perfect flow for the evening from the moment your first guests arrive until the last song is played.
This package is perfect for weddings, corporate events, proms, homecomings, and any occasion where you want KC's most versatile entertainment. You can't go wrong with this package where we create that perfect satisfaction of a live band and DJ. Call us today for availability and booking!
Custom Monograms & Gobos
Ask about our state of the art Intelligent lighting that includes Custom Monograms & Gobos!
Premier Video Mix Package
This package will give your guests that extra flare by providing live video mixing combining the sounds of premier DJ mixing & a stunning visual that displays a huge video show! Perfect for proms, homecomings, weddings, corporate events, and much more! Call today for availability and booking!Book with the best! BFAME KC has the BIGGEST set up in the Midwest with equipment regularly updated making other DJ's a thing of the past.
Mike Debus - Performance Painter
Mike Debus is the real deal! KC's Finest Performance Painter. He is a true artist, and his paintings are amazing! I have been honored to have the opportunity to work with Mike. In a 1 hr performance set, I saw him paint & perform 3 complete masterpieces! It is hard to describe in words how great his performance captures his audience. Together, Mike and I bring together the 2 worlds of DJ Entertainment & Performance Art.
With Mike's stylistic performance and artistry and my musical abilities to create a fun and exciting atmosphere, we are the perfect choice for any meaningful event! From working with KC Sporting, Nationwide Youth Rally Performances, and traveling to South Korea for his work, we are the perfect team to make an impact. Contact us today for booking!