DJ VAL, is Chicago's longest running female DJ. This warm, incredible and kind DJ has sustained and flourished in the music industry with all of her life’s battles. She started spinning records in 1973 for friends at an after-school latchkey kids program. From there, Val went on to spin at some of the trendiest clubs in Chicago and around the World. Through her successful Dj career, as she continuously lifted her crowds week in and week out, she battled and beat graves disease, bladder cancer and thyroid cancer. This is the true meaning of a superstar DJ.
DJ VAL has been recognized an honored by the Architects of House as one of the 100 most influential DJs in the Chicago House Music scene between 1975 and 1995. Val plays a wide variety of genres to include EDM, house and whatever it takes to move a crowd. She is most likely the only DJ in the world to have held three consecutive 16 plus years Club residencies. Cadillac Jacks 16 years, Marianna's 17 years & Studio 31 17 years. DJ VAL has been involved in owning an Internet radio station the last several years & is now working towards producing dance music. Having a Dj career with such great longevity would only be followed with a producing and remixing career to mirror such success! DJ VAL's very first remix, The Freedom Mix for Teri Bristol's Tom-E’s Theme, sung by Georgie Porgie went #1 on the Kings Of Spins Worldwide chart, it entered the top ten on EDM America, hit #54 on the iTunes dance sales chart. DJ Val's future plans are to work on new tracks and continue to remix many more artist as well as keeping up with her busy DJ schedule. Read more