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Who Is Amp?

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Searching for top rated DJ services can be exhausting, but you have come to the right place. Our DJ, photo booth, and lighting services include the highest customer service. Not only do we get back to our clients within a 24 hour time frame, but we also work to make your event as stress free as possible. Unlike the “big box” DJ companies, you will get to meet YOUR DJ in the initial meeting! Check out our bios below and contact us for more information!


Meet Our DJs

Ken Murphy - Owner/DJ/MC

Ken starting DJing when he was just 13 years of age in 2001 and opened Amp Event Professionals in 2004 at the age of 16. Since then Ken has grown a passion for entertaining. He has done almost every event imaginable from Weddings, to Car Shows, to School Events and more!

Ken has many traits and much experience in the music industry. He also produces music mixes for his clients to showcase at their events such as first dance edits. Ken also was a product designer for DENON DJ, an industry leader in pro DJ products.

Ken has added his own flavor in the wedding DJ world with personalized touches that no other DJ or company does in the Midwest. At your event you will not only dance, but also create memories that will truly last a lifetime. If you are looking for a DJ that not only enjoys making you move to the music he plays but has beyond passion for what he does, Ken is your DJ. If you want to know more, check out our Wedding Packages page under “Experience Package”. He books fast, so request a quote today!

Joe - DJ/MC

DJing mostly weddings with a sprinkle of bars/clubs, Joe can rock your event with all genres of music. He will not only keep your dance floor full with his wide range of music knowledge, but also wow your guests with his mixing skills! He is easy for vendors to work with so you know your are going to get the pictures you are looking for with a packed dance floor full of smiling faces!

Ryan - DJ/MC

DJing for 13 years and has been working side by side with Ken since the beginning of Amp Event Professionals. Ryan has DJed almost all events including Weddings, Schools, Graduations and much more! He is experienced in the DJ booth and uses great enthusiasm both on and off the microphone! Ryan also reads the crowd so the dance floor will be jumping all night to keep both you and the guests having an unforgettable event with both class and fun!

Andy - DJ/MC

It all started when Andy hired Amp in 2014 for his own wedding and from there he became a staple in the AEP lineup! From the moment you meet him you will see how much he genuinely cares about your vision and outcome of your event. He is all about your dance floor being slammed from start to finish and his sets include unique song edits that will keep your guests surprised yet singing and dancing from start to finish!

Mike - Photo Booth Attendant

Mike has been with Amp from the beginning in 2004. He is personable, fun, and knows how to get your guests to smile in the booth. He will work the room with our state of the art GoSnap walking photo kiosk or setup stationary with a traditional photo booth. Whichever you book, you can be confident you will get the personalized experience you dreamed of!

Let's Dance!

What are you waiting for?

Amp Event Professionals is a fully insured entertainment company servicing Chicago and surrounding areas. We started in 2004 when founder Ken Murphy, took his entertainment skills to the next level. Since the early days of Amp, Ken has managed to set his entertainment company far above most in the Chicagoland area. With the most elegant DJ setup in Chicago, to our many services offered such as DJ, photo booth, event lighting, and much more, Amp brings you all your entertainment services to one place.