Who Is Amp?

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Leave the music to us!

Customer service is a top priority at Amp. 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!
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Meet Our DJs

Ken Murphy - Owner/Professional DJ

Starting DJing when he was just 13 years of age in 2001 and opening Amp Event Professionals in 2004 at the age of 16, Ken has grown a passion for entertaining. He has done almost every event imaginable from Weddings, to Car Shows, to School Events and more! He has great enthusiasm both on and off the microphone and knows how to get and keep a crowd moving! Ken has many traits and much experience in the music industry. He also produces music for cheer leading & body building events as well as for dance companies. Ken also was a product designer for DENON DJ, an industry leader in pro DJ gear 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 no only enjoys making you move to the music he coordiantes 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!

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!

Joe - DJ/MC

Djing mostly weddings with a sprinkle of bars/clubs, Joe can rock your wedding 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!

A.J. - DJ/MC

Talk about another youthful DJ here at Amp! A.J. is energetic on and off the microphone and not only has skills in DJing but also producing music and dancing! He has experience in the DJ booth at mobile events as well as at the clubs. He mixes, he scratches, he’s interactive on the mic as well as on the dance floor to get the guests at your event pumped up to have a great time!

Mike - Photo Booth Attendant/Lighting Tech

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. If you have any questions at your event he will be able to answer them and show your guests how to access the web gallery with all your event pictures from the photo booth!

Bri - Photo Booth Attendant

Our bubbly, fun, energetic Photo Booth attendant great for any and all events! Brianna has been with AMP since the beginning and really makes an impact on all of our clients. Brianna in addition to being a great photo booth attendant is also a great teacher in special education. She will have your guests having fun in the booth over and over again!

Denise - Event Planner/Bartender

President of A Touch of Elegance Event Planning and Amp’s Day of Wedding Planner, Denise is a knowledgeable event coordinator. Whether you are having a backyard party or a wedding she is one to speak with! She also has servers, bartenders, party rental equipment, china and silverware, and much more! If you are looking for a service that will require you to do nothing other than invite the guests to your event, Denise with A Touch of Elegance is the one you should call! Visit her site at ATouchofEleganceEvents.com today!

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 president Ken Murphy, at age 16, 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 disc jockey needs and entertainment services to one place. Keep in mind, the more services you book with us, the more you save on our already low prices! So don’t delay, Contact Us today!