When people see DJ Jonasty is coming to a venue, they know they have to be there. The experience you get when he’s in the booth cannot be duplicated. A fifteen-year veteran of the radio and club scene, DJ Jonasty is a master of crowd control. His energy level, humor, and open format versatility on the turntables is second to none. He got his start in Jackson MS, and his talents have taken him across the country from Beverly Hills to Houston to Chicago to Washington D.C. plus many places in between. Whether it’s a nightclub, lounge, concert venue, festival, or corporate event, you never know what might happen when you party with Jonasty. He's recently made the DMV area his new home and has already hit the ground running! Look for his name at many of the DMV's top notch venues!
Radio and Mixes
He is a proud graduate of Jackson State University and has held many public and commercial radio positions. Most recently, he was an executive producer for MPB Think Radio, (NPR affiliate) and assistant program director for BDAY 99.1fm. Hosting his own show “The Prime Time Rewind,” weeknights 6-10pm, Jonasty is the life of the party on the fm dial. He created on-air contests, reported industry news, interviewed celebrities, and mixed classic Hip Hop and R&B records. DJ Jonasty has over 80 mixes on Mixcloud and Soundcloud as well.
Affiliations & Accolades
Official Jacks Daniels DJ
Scratch Events DJ
2010 Radio DJ of the Year at the Jackson Music Awards
Past nominee for Club DJ of the Year and Radio DJ of the Year for the Southern Entertainment Awards
Past nominee for DJ of the Year and Radio Personality of the year in the Jackson Free Press
Ozone Magazine DJ Special Issue
DMV Spotlight: DJ Edition Contest Winner - WPGC 95.5
DSW: Designer Shoe Warehouse
Secret Lounge - Washington D.C.
L8 Lounge - Washington D.C.
St. Yves - Washington D.C.
Diet Starts Monday - Washington D.C.
Ultra Bar - Washington D.C.
Half Smoke - Washington D.C.
RedRocks - Washington D.C.
Ben's Upstairs H Street - Washington D.C.
1831 - Washington D.C.
Decades - Washington D.C.
Ozio – Washington D.C.
Halftime Sports Bar - Washington D.C.
Bar Dupont – Washington D.C.
Red Lounge – Washington D.C.
Jolley’s – Alexandria VA
Blu 1681 – Woodbridge VA
Last Call – Jackson MS
Kemistry – Jackson MS
Freelons – Jackson MS
ISH - Jackson MS
Mosaic Bar & Lounge – Houston TX
Azul – Dallas TX
Aqua – Beverly Hills CA
Shared the Booth & Stage
Doug E. Fresh
DJ Mannie Fresh
"I love what I do. When I DJ it's not about me, it's about the people. I do this for the real party people that go out to have fun. I'm in the business of having fun. And business is good!"