Art Rooney began his Djing career in the mid-’80s, playing at some of the local nightclubs on the Jersey shore area of New Jersey. After winning a DJ Spin-off contest at Hollywood Nightclub he began to work in all of the major clubs in the Seaside Heights area (made famous by MTV’s Jersey Shore). In 1995 Art moved to Southwest Florida and had quickly become a well-known area DJ. While working in the nightclubs in Ft Myers he was introduced to Mike Bell the Music Director for Power 93.5 and was asked to do Mix
Shows for Power. The shows were a huge success, but later the station changed formats. Art eventually ended up on the 100,000-watt WINK FM taking the Saturday night daypart from a 0 to a 30 share with women 24 to 34 (Arbitron rating book – spring 2000 – Ft Myers /Naples) and was one of the first Mix Show DJs on Sirius Satellite Radio up until Sirius and XM merged. Art was heard for years Saturday Nights on WSGL 104.7 The Mix Naples/ Ft Myers. Art is currently heard on Rhythm 10539 KRYC Sacramento Cal, and the BDS Reporting Internet Station Mix933fm..com. Art has Guest DJ’ed all over the country, including being a featured DJ at Rick’s in Key West for Spring Break 2003. He has been featured in publications such
as Dance Music Authority Magazine, The News-Press (Ft Myers Fl.), and the Naples Daily News. Art also reports to various industry trade charts. He is helping to shape the future of dance music in the United States, evident by his seat, multiple years, on the Mix Show Panel at the Winter Music Conference in Miami. Art resides in Ft. Myers, Florida with his wife.
Brett Holcomb has been programming radio since the late ’90s, starting at WDBK in southern New Jersey. It was there that he made a name for himself and was featured in Dance Music Authority magazine as a programmer to watch. 2001 he launched The Dance Revolution which aired on WBZC. In 2005, he was hired to be the Operations Manager & Program Director of Z88.9 WBZC in south jersey. In 2006 he flipped the format to dance music and help establish the station as one of the top dance music stations in the country. Brett has also worked in sports radio at WIP in Philadelphia and was the assistant program director at ESPN 981/850 AM WRUF in Gainesville, where he oversaw the Florida Gator radio broadcasts. Brett has also worked in the music industry as an independent promoter and worked with artists like The Chainsmokers, Armin Van Buuren, and W&W. He now resides in Ocala, FL with his wife and daughter.
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