DJ Purple, Sunday June 8, 1PM PrideFest Milwaukee – Rainbow Stage

DJ Purple


Style: Best described as “Organic Dance Music”: a ‘classy’ combination of commercial hits and “hot” underground records compiled in such a way as to maintain a total club experience, designed to move every body part from the head all the way down to the foot, tempo between 124-128 Beats Per Minute.

Influences: Born and raised in Chicago, first introduced to House Music in 1984 via radio station WBMX -102.7 FM, and the Hot Mix Five DJ collective. Another source of inspiration was college radio station WKKC-89.3 FM (Kennedy-King College)

Background: Mixing records for 20 years. Began as a DJ in Cocoa Beach, Florida, volunteered as an intern at Florida Institute of Technology radio station WFIT.

Experience: Worked in many different atmospheres with various styles of dance Music in cities such as Chicago IL, Salt Lake City UT, London UK and Lyon France.

Other credentials: Registered DJ with Topjox since 2001. One of six finalists in the 5 Magazine DJ Series contest. Featured articles in February 2008 and February 2009 editions of 5 Magazine. Official release, “Exclusive Mix for Irma Records”, Available on the following sites:

Exclusive Mix for Irma Records (Mixed By DJ Purple the Duke of House