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The Best in Vocal, Commercial House, Mash Ups, Hip Hop and Top 40 all combined into one incredible and unforgettable experience. This is nothing short of what you’ll get when Shawn Edwards performs!!
Born and raised in Chicago, IL Shawn began his DJ career at the young age of 13, as a mobile DJ. Shawn and a long time friend opened their very own mobile DJ company, which lasted over 4 years. At the age of 17, Shawn began working for one of the biggest mobile DJ companies in the Northwest Suburbs of Illinois. Doing everything from local birthday parties to extravagant weddings, Shawn learned how to read different types of crowds and play to their liking.
While working for this large mobile DJ company, Shawn got the opportunity to demo ESO mixers at the 2000 Atlantic City Mobile DJ Convention and spun for WKSC FM Chicago, Kiss FMs, Mobile Party Unit. Shawn did everything from High School Dances to spinning on stage at their Kiss FM concerts held at the Rosemont Theater and The House OF Blues. In late 2001 Shawn got the break he was looking for. He met one of the owners of Midwests biggest young adult dance club, Zero Gravity and was offered to come spin at their 2001 New Years Eve party. Without hesitation, Shawn accepted and was soon offered the position as a resident DJ at a club he had grown up with.
Along with his weekly DJ residency, Shawn began working with some of Chicago’s biggest promoters including, , Another Level Inc., Surreal, Elite, Global Adrenaline, Mixmaster Throwdown, Spundae, Ala Carte Entertainment, , 360 Entertainment, North Star Entertainment, and more.
He has played at some of Chicago’s biggest clubs and events including, Crobar, Stone Lotus, Crimson, Mannequin, Level, 115 Bourbon St, Bon V, Vision, The House Of Blues, Spy Bar, Mini Bar, Moda, Soiree, Crescendo, Harddrive, Maximus, Circus, Rive Gouche, NY Lounge, O Lounge, Orion, Cherry Red, Club Q, North Beach, Sensation 2005, Breathe, Buzz, Oasis 160, North Beach, O’Malleys, Accent Cafe, Energy Thursdays, Zero Gravity, Mission Nightclub, Ontourage, EuFOURia The Event, Stardust 4 The Event, Stix (Southern IL University), Club 110 (ISU), The Union (Iowa City), Western Illinois Take Back The Campus Event, Boogie Down X-Mas 5, and the list keeps growing!! Just added to the list was Las Vegas’s very own, Jet Nightclub and Seamless Afterhours. Along with Pure in Detroit, MI!
Since being in the Chicago Dance Scene Shawn Edwards released 15 Dance CD Compilations that have all received rave reviews. In 2002 Shawn was heard on a local dance radio station, Energy 92.7& 5, playing live from Zero Gravity. Along with all that, Shawn continues to upload new and fresh mixes to his web site for all to enjoy.
In 2004 Shawn went on a 22 week national Tour with Pepsi Smash, DJing all over the country and in 2005 he went on a 25 National City tour with VH1 Save the music opening up for pop sensation, Angel Faith.
Being in the Chicago club scene 7 years, Shawn Edwards has established his name as one of Chicago’s Premier DJs. With a weekly residency and monthly guest spots all over Chicago, Shawn is sure to give you a tasteful blend of Commercial House, Mash Ups, Hip Hop and Top 40, that has crowds all over Chicago dancing and wanting more!