With several years of experience playing out for crowds multiple times a week, DJ Katy has become a recognizable face known for rocking parties all over Chicago and the surrounding suburbs. She has an uncanny knack for anticipating what the crowd wants to hear and delivering at precisely the right time, bringing them back to her clubs week after week. Katy's djed in all types of venues ranging from megaclubs hosting over a thousand people to intimate sports bars looking for a good party. Ultimately describing herself as a "party dj," she keeps things fresh by performing several guest spots and festival stages each month while maintaining steady residencies multiple nights a week at the hottest clubs.
Specializes in spinning pop and mainstream dance as well as house music.
Nominated Best Club DJ of 2006 and 2007 by Suburban Nitelife magazine.
Featured local artist of the month in Wassup! Magazine, October 2008 issue
Residency at "Frat Party Thursdays" for Scarlet Bar featured repeatedly in multiple mainstream publications; Scarlet ranked as one of the "100 Best Chicago Bars" and declared the BEST gay bar in Chicago by Chicago Magazine
Residency on Market's rooftop; declared one of the "best rooftop getaways" in the country by Maxim Magazine
Featured in "Everyone's Got a Story" in Gay Chicago Magazine, Nov 2009:
As seen headlining a stage at Pride Fest 2010 and featured in dj showcases for Taste of Lincoln and Market Days
As seen in Chicago-Scene, Nitelife, and Gay Chicago magazines
DJ for the grand opening bashes of District, Scarlet Bar, and Fire Nightclub
*NYE 2010 party at Scarlet listed by Timeout Chicago magazine, RedEye, and Metromix as one of the top 19 parties in Chicago to attend
Scarlet, English, Market, Uncle Fatty's Rum Resort, Carvetti's (Lake Geneva, WI)
Armani Exchange, District, Tavern on Rush, Stone Lotus, all of Bar 1 Events (Redmond's, Durkin's, Duffy's, etc), Maximus Nightclub at the Colosseum