New York’s Best DJs:
The top rated DJs in New York are:
- DJ Dave Swirsky – Expressway Music DJ NYC
- Daniel Linares – DLE Event Group
- Sam Turner – Beat Train Productions NYC
- Jonathan Simon – DJ Gatsby
- MC/DJ Frank – Ultimate Sound DJs
Expressway Music DJ NYC
DJ Dave Swirsky grew up in a musical household and began his musical life as a drummer but after teaching himself guitar at the tender age of 8, he began writing songs. Dave is a BMI songwriter and has had many of his compositions featured on Made for Television movies. His original songs can also be found on Spotify and even some on his songwriting website. Dave has literally been a dj for most of his life dj’ing his folks many parties that they threw each year at their home in Great Neck Long Island. From Age 11 on, Dave was dj’ing parties for adults and friends and hasn’t stopped since.
Mitzvahs, Corporate Events, Weddings, Giving Back, Karaoke
“We had Expressway Music DJ my daughter’s birthday party and they got everyone dancing. They were so professional and fantastic to deal with. We would use them again and again and definitely recommend them.” -Jocelyn Jachimowski
DLE Event Group
Daniel Linares is a professional DJ, MC, singer and all around performer. He provides unforgettable experiences for the most discerning clientele. Born in the most ethnically diverse place in the world, Queens, New York – he understands all kinds culture. Daniel is an avid traveler whose work has taken him to cosmopolitan cities such as Hong Kong, Tokyo, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Miami, and various islands throughout the Caribbean. Having attended Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, he knows the importance of not only entertaining guests, but engaging them and bringing energy into the experience. He has built a reputation for producing spectacular events that are uniquely and exceptionally tailored to every single client. One client said “Having Daniel there was truly a 5-star, Ritz Carlton-like experience.”
Hybrid DJ Band, DJ & MC, Live Musicians, AV & Lighting, Enhancements, Photo Booths
“We had the right decision for choosing DLE! We used DLE Event Group for our wedding. They were fabulous! We had 336 people at our wedding and the floor was packed all night! We have had nothing but compliments about them. My dad wanted a band for my wedding, and even he had good things to say about them. They were dressed very appropriately and knew when to switch up the music! We’ll definitely use them again..” -Pat Lewis
Beat Train Productions NYC
Sam Turner is a stylish, talented and charming DJ, music fanatic, and a natural people pleaser. As a club rocking DJ for the thinking man (or woman), Sam thrives on collaborating with his clients, incorporating his finely tuned mixing skills and intuitive crowd reading skills to create vibrant parties, weddings, and celebrations for people like you.
With a decade of DJ experience (dating back to his college years), Sam is one of the most highly sought after Beat Train DJs, having spun at hundreds of weddings and corporate events, and countless, clubs, lounges, and celebrations of all kinds.
Weddings, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Celebrations, College and School Events, Corporate Events, Sweet Sixteen and Quinceaneras, Nightlife
“Used Beat Train for our wedding in 2016, had the best time ever with the music. Responsive & able to help keep everyone moooving. Thanks & best of luck!” -Ben
Jonathan Simon aka DJ Gatsby – From New York City, Miami, the Greek Islands, to Tokyo Jonathan Simon has mesmerized audiences with his unique musical style and sound. As a Cornell University graduate student, he received turntables for his birthday, manifesting his dreams into reality enabling him to share his love of music with the world.
After leaving the corporate world in 2008 to pursue his passion of DJing on a full-time basis, he has been able to garner an extensive resume spinning at clubs such as: The Gansevoort Hotel, The W Hotel, and Container Bar; becoming a resident in-store DJ at retailers such as: Hugo Boss, Victoria’s Secret, Lululemon and Adidas; gaining corporate clients such as: The United Nations, Google, Facebook, Ferrari, Microsoft, Sony, DropBox and RetailMeNot; working with non-profits such as: The AIDS Foundation, Dell Childrens Hospital, and the Hunger Project; playing at venues such as: The Plaza Hotel, Hotel Van Zandt, The Blanton Museum of Art and the ZACH Theatre; amassing a large wedding clientele, personally spinning over 240 receptions; and opening for award-winning artists such as: Questlove, Earth Wind & Fire, Gary Clark Jr., and T-Pain.
Corporate Events, Experiential Events, Weddings, Private Parties, Festivals, Charity Galas, Fashion & Retail Events, Bar & Bat Mitzvahs, Clubs/Lounges, Strolling Table Girls, Feather Girls, Swing Dancers, Samba Dancers, Ballroom Dancers, Break Dancers, Motivational Dancers, Floating Skirt, Live Musicians
“DJ Gatsby did our wedding and was phenomenal. He was responsive for the entire time leading up to the wedding, edited our first dance song perfectly, and played everything we wanted along with some nice additions of his own. I would HIGHLY recommend him for any event, especially a wedding.” -Sachiv Mehta
Ultimate Sound DJs
MC/DJ Frank, the owner & leader of Ultimate Sound DJs, launched his vision of entertainment back in 1985. Being in the business this long, he has seen different styles and trends come and go. However, he truly believes, 3 things will always be the same. Every event should be fun, there should be a balance, and value your guests.
Musicians, Lighting, Screens, Decor, Specialty, Photo & Video
“Had a wedding with 300 plus guests and tunde And Omar rocked it. All of our friends kept mentioning they were the best DJ and emcee they ever seen. Frank the owner is the man. Very helpful and he basically ran the wedding entertainment for us. Great team! Great people.” -Wu Sauce
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