Meet Our Team of Event Specialists
Will Shumate (Owner/ Director of Marketing & Sales)
"Meet Will Shumate, the man who started it all. Will was the regions first mobile entertainer dating back to 1977. Armed with a few stacks of records and a couple of turntables, Will played the area nightclubs at night, but never missed an 8 o'clock morning sales meeting at the radio station the next morning.
Will has been a front runner in mobile entertainment for 44 years now, and continues to lead the pack in our region. His sales and marketing skills set him apart from the rest, and his vast knowledge of music spanning 5 decades is unmatched by any other area DJ.
Joseph Johnson (Director of Operations)
Hello Everyone, My Name is Joseph Johnson and I am heading up the Abe One Deejays of Texas Division. I have been Deejaying events since 2004, I am also the Technical Direct for Abe One DJ's. Special events is my specialty as well as making sure the equipment that is being used at your event is in great working order. Knowing that I am part of Abe One DJ's and being professionally trained by Will Shumate himself has been an honor and a privilege. I also own and operate an online radio station that plays a large variety of music, I also run a small electronics repair shop from my home in...more
Kerri Shumate (DJ/Host)
Hi I am Kerri Shumate , youngest daughter of Will Shumate our fearless leader of Abe One. I wear many hats including helping my dad and have been Deejaying since 2007. I love people and reading a crowd is my specialty. Keeping the party alive by watching a crowded dancefloor has been my passion for more than 14 years. We are in the people business, and my business is making sure you are happy from start to finish
Will Lawrence (DJ/Host)
"Will Lawrence has been a deejay for us since August of 2020. Will is an accomplished musician and vocalist. Will is also producer and has been working with acclaimed artist and producer Randy Gilkey.
Will provides extra care to the client and communicates to be prepared for their special day. Will provides but is not limited to: lighting, karaoke, photo slide shows, smoke machines and audio equipment. He is very cognitive of the environment and knows how to interact with the crowd.
Will is familiar with all forms of payment including cash, check, PayPal, and...more
Lorenzo "DJ ELwood" Wood
Born and raised in West Virginia Woodrow Wilson High School graduate. Singer/actor Dj Elwood is ready to serve your event.
With experience as a radio DJ in my hometown of Beckley Wv and acting alongside side movie legend Dean Cain and Christen Wood in the film A Patriots Day he is sure to entertain your next birthday, wedding, or party!more
Dalton "DJ Frenchy" (DJ/Host)
My name is Dalton French I’m 24 years old and I used to be a member of the US Air Force. I started as a DJ in Beckley, WV Virginia, and the North Carolina region. I’ve been apart of this business for a year now and have sent a lot of beautiful couples walk down the aisle to their favorite songs to tie the knot, I have also have hosted many adult and kids functions such as: school dances, retirement parties, and, birthdays. No matter what kind of function you have going on, with DJ Frenchy at your event we guarantee excellence while ensuring perfectionmore
John Covey Cole (DJ/Host)
I have been in the entertainment business for nearly 20 years. I started out as a musician and a host for open mic and karaoke shows. I then went into performing as a professional wrestler, leading an improv comedy troupe, as well as hosting as a dj. I also have a digital production company, and host a couple of different web shows, as well as still being a freelance performer and dj
Brian Wills (DJ/Host)
I played on the stage of the Grand ol Opry when I was 17.
I signed a developmental recording contract with platinum plus recording in 2002
I have played music all over the country since 1999 when I returned from from active duty in the Air Force. I love entertaining people.
Grayson Wills (DJ/Host)
Grayson has been with Abe One DJ's for two years servicing many parts of West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina, He is a country music performer and a DJ . He has joined his father Brian in Nashville, TN and loves to interact with crowds and play the music you love and want to hear.more
Jeff Hickok (DJ/Host)
Hi there! I'm DJ Jeff Hickok, otherwise known as The Dallas Wedding DJ.
I'm a classy and fun DJ. My style ensures that there are no awkward moments between events and that the party flows all night long. From planning the perfect music playlist for your wedding reception to coordinating the ceremony itself, I take care of all the important details. I perform the grand introductions, keep everyone informed with announcements, and get the guests excited. Every wedding has a different feel that reflects the bride and groom's personal tastes, and it's my job to find you exactly what you...more
Jerry "DJ Amigo" Harris
I been DJing since I was four years old.
I can do wedding, any type of birthday parties, anniversaries, family reunion, corporate events large or small, bar mitzvah. Senior living centers
My playlist includes any type of music.
country, rock, R&B, pop, Mexican, Latino, Hip hop, my playlist consists of anything from 1920 to present.more
Ed - Big Edd (DJ/Host)
Eddie aka DJ Big Edd began his DJ career in 2015. Eddie founded his company Thin Blue Line Entertainment to provide DJ/MC services for weddings, private parties and corporate events. Before becoming a DJ, Eddie spent 17 yrs in the law enforcement field as Communications Officer and Public Safety Officer. Since entering the entertainment industry, Eddie has established himself as one of the top mobile DJ’s in DFW, his awards include being the top Mobile DJ in three years in a row by The Bash and most recently his company was nominated #6 out of the Top 20 wedding companies in Dallas. During...more
Shawn "DJ Good Ground" (DJ/Host)
DJ Good Ground is one of our newest members to the team, He has been DJing for almost a decade and knows how to handle any crowd. He services Tulsa/OKC, OK and Wichita, KS. DJ Good Ground will make your special day the most memorable event you will ever attend.more
David "DJ Debo" (DJ/Host)
Hi, my name is David (Dj Debo)
I have DJ'd at Logie's bar and grill, QSR entertainment, Edsel's Bar, Brickhouse Saloon & family and friends weddings around Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas.
DJing is my passion and I love music from classical to all the current hits. I also love to be the life of the party by making people laugh and smile and just overall having a good time and helping families with making memories putting a show that your family will be talking about years from now!more
David "DJ KIDD" (DJ/Host)
Hi I’m DJ KIDD I’ve been Djing since 2016. Weddings are my specialty. Knowing how to make you and your guest the center of attention is what I do.
Clyde Baker (DJ/Host)
I've DJ'd for 20+yrs doing house parties, clubs, school dances, city events, weddings birthday parties, reunions and fundraisers. I like to make sure everyone is having a great time at any event. I maintain the music to make it as personal as you are, that is my style. I am very passionate about making your event more spectacular and ready to take care of you and your guests.