Kidd the DJ

Chicago, IL

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About this pro

How does your service stand out?

Music will make or break your event or venue and I live to be apart of great events. I provide my service with that understanding and will create a custom mix for your space and cater to the crowd as I work.

What do you enjoy about the work you do?

I love music and sharing the experience of great music with great people.


Chicago, IL 60654

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11 Reviews
  • JEFF G. Feb 24, 2016
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  • Hira W. Jan 31, 2016
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    He did a great job for my husband's Gatsby themed birthday party. He made jazzy mixes to match the 1920's theme and engaged the crowd well. He was very flexible with everything and easy going. He's just the kind of person you want at your party.
  • Sai C. Jan 7, 2016
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    DJ Kidd was wonderful. He worked with us to get the music done right and made the party super fun. I would totally recommend him..
  • Jay K. Nov 27, 2015
    Kidd does parties and events. Always on time and caters to the crowd. Great DJ.
  • Lauren G. Nov 23, 2015
    I've hired Kidd the DJ for the past 4 years to work an outdoor party during Mardi Gras for long all day events (6 hours). He plays a great mix of songs and keeps the 150+ partygoers engaged throughout the whole night. You're guaranteed to have a great night when he's spinning.
  • Alan J. Nov 22, 2015
    I've been two a couple of parties that Chris DJ'ed! One of the parties was planned and the other was impromptu. In my opinion, he is one of the BEST, most professional DJ's around. He has wide and eclectic music interests, making him a perfect DJ for any party/taste. I love the way he blends and mixes songs, and knows how to get the party started.....and more importantly, keep it going.
  • Donald B. Nov 21, 2015
  • Christine W. Nov 19, 2015
    Came to DJ my nieces high school graduation party and did an awesome job! We gave him a list of artist we wanted played and a genre of music preferred and he played all the right things and some... Will definitely hire this DJ for future events.
  • Tim W. Nov 19, 2015
    Kidd the DJ both Mc'd and DJ'd my wedding. The whole night was smooth, and he had all of the hits, and the classics for all ages. It couldn't have been a better night
  • Bones Y. Nov 19, 2015
    Kidd the DJ puts on a great show and is really fun to work/collaborate with.
  • Jared J. Nov 19, 2015
    I recommended this DJ for my best friend's wedding knowing that most of the people going would be sticks in the mud and as a groomsman I didn't want to be responsible for getting everyone into the party mood. Thanks to DJ Kidd I barely had to do anything and his mix for the night ignited a fire under everyone and we danced until the venue closed. Outside of mixing he's a really cool guy and super professional as well. Highly recommended.


How did you get started doing this type of work?
I DJ'd house parties in college in New Orleans from 2005-2009. Then, I had my first DJ residency on Bourbon St. in New Orleans during graduate school in 2011.
What types of customers have you worked with?
Bars, Clubs, Lounges, Weddings and private events. I have also created and recorded custom mixes for people to play themselves at their events.
Describe a recent project you are fond of. How long did it take?
My most recent Friday the XIII mix I made 11/13/2015 on my Soundcloud page. I took a different approach with the mix and wanted to create a different sound for the lounge DJ mix. (Explicit)