Billboard Reporter Dance/Club Play/Electronic Chart
Atlanta, GA USA
DJ Mike Pope has always had a passion for dance music and has been spinning in the Atlanta area since 2006. Learning the ropes and spinning alongside well known international DJ’s like Tony Moran, Joe Gauthreaux, Tracy Young, Roland Belmares and Johnny Vicious has helped DJ Mike Pope develop his own style in the DJ booth.
One of a handful of Billboard reporting DJs in the nation and the only Billboard DJ in the state of Georgia for the last 3 years, Pope has garnered recognition from peers and music industry professionals. Nominated as one of the “Best Up & Coming DJs” for the 2011 JustCircuit Awards, DJ Mike Pope has also won many local Atlanta area awards as well as recognition for help with non-profits.
In 2010 he began his first residency at Heretic Atlanta, and during his four years there, he has developed a large loyal following that continues to grow week after week. He has DJ’d at virtually every bar and nightclub in the Atlanta area including XION, Atlanta Eagle, Blakes On The Park, Jungle Nightclub, Opera Nightclub, Amsterdam and Halo Ultra Lounge.
Outside of the Atlanta area, DJ Mike Pope has DJ’d at various nightclubs and bars including Cathode Azure (Charlotte), Marigny (Charlotte), Nowhere Bar (Louisville, KY) and Catalina Hotel & Beach Club (Miami). Pope has also spun numerous large music events including Joining Hearts, Change Of Seasons (Atlanta), Charlotte Pride, Wonder World Orlando, Rites Of Spring (Birmingham, AL) and Winter Music Conference (Miami, FL).
DJ Mike Pope’s musical style is influenced by circuit, tribal and progressive house sounds as well as top 40 commercial dance. He has proven to be a very versatile DJ that can spin tea dance, peak hour and after hours sets and always takes the crowd on a musical journey. His podcasts have been featured on GayInternetRadioLive.com and AddictedToRadio.com.