The very best in; dance, edm, house, mash-ups, moombahton 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. Performing at everything from local birthday parties to extravagant weddings and corporate events. While there, Shawn learned the skill of how to read all types of crowds and play to their liking.
While working for the mobile DJ company, Shawn got the opportunity to demo for ESO mixers at the 2000 Atlantic City Mobile DJ Convention and spun for WKSC FM Chicago, Kiss FM Mobile Party Unit. Shawn performed at everything from high school dances to weddings and corporate events to spinning on stage at their Kiss FM concerts held at the Rosemont Theater, IL and The House Of Blues, IL. In late 2001 Shawn got the break he was looking for when he met one of the owners of the Midwest's hottest and biggest young adult dance club, Zero Gravity. He was offered to come perform at their 2001 New Years Eve party. Without hesitation, Shawn accepted and was soon offered the position as a weekly resident DJ, at a club he had always aspired to be apart of.
While holding his weekly residency at the teen club, Shawn also performed at other various events, concerts and teen clubs in the midwest. He also released over a dozen mix compilations that were very well received.
Along with his weekly DJ residencies, Shawn has worked and continues to work with some of Chicago's biggest promoters and at some of Chicago's biggest events and nightclubs.
A list that spans over 20 years and continues to grow on a daily basis, Shawn has performed at every major nightclub, lounge, bar and event in and round the Chicagoland area. As well as colleges, bars, lounges and nightclubs in Las Vegas, Detroit, Des Moines, Orlando, New York, Los Angeles, Palm Beach, Lake Geneva, Milwaukee, Indiana, Southern Illinois, Eastern Illinois, and Western Illinois.
In 2004 Shawn went on a 22 week national tour with 'Pepsi Smash' and in 2005 he went on a 25 week national tour with 'VH1 Save The Music featuring Angel Faith'. Opening for countless artists and performing for thousands of people nationwide, it was a unforgettable experience.
Being in the Chicago club scene for over 20 years, Shawn Edwards has established his name as one of Chicago's Premier DJs. With weekly and monthly residencies all over Chicago, Shawn is sure to give you a tasteful, energetic blend of dance, house, mash-ups, moombahton and top 40, that has crowds all over the country wanting more!
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