Meet Our Team of Event Specialists

Get to know the team that will be making your event Spectacular!

Will Shumate

Will Shumate’s blazing passion for mobile entertainment has propelled him to the forefront of the industry since 1977. With every performance, he ignites a spark in audiences, leaving an indelible mark on their souls. His mastery of both music and commerce, combined with his uncanny ability to decipher the pulse of any crowd, sets him apart as a musical virtuoso. Will’s unwavering pursuit of excellence ensures that his playlists are tailored to perfection, creating an intoxicating ambiance that transports listeners to a realm of auditory bliss. His unwavering dedication and unyielding...


Greetings, my esteemed friends! It is with an overflowing heart that I introduce myself as Joseph Johnson, the passionate Director of Operations for the renowned Abe One DJ’s. Since 2004, I have dedicated my soul to crafting unforgettable special events.

My journey with Abe One DJ’s, under the mentorship of the inimitable Will Shumate, has been a symphony of growth and inspiration. While my time behind the decks has come to an end in 2021, my commitment to excellence remains unwavering. I continue to guide our cherished clients through our innovative online requests and client...

Kerri Shumate

Greetings. I am Kerri Shumate, the youngest daughter of Will Shumate, the esteemed leader of Abe One DJ's. My responsibilities encompass a wide range of tasks, including assisting my father in various capacities. Additionally, I have been actively involved in disc jockeying since 2007.

My passion lies in understanding and connecting with my audience. Through meticulous observation of the dance floor, I ensure the party remains vibrant and engaging. For over fourteen years, this has been my driving force.

In essence, our enterprise is centered on people, and my primary objective...

John Covey Cole

Having worked in the entertainment industry for almost twenty years, John Covey Cole has developed his talents as a versatile performer. Starting out as a musician and host for open mic and karaoke events, he eventually made the move into professional wrestling and improv comedy. With his skills as a DJ, he has overseen numerous weddings and private events. In addition, he runs a digital production company and hosts several web shows, all while continuing to work as a freelance entertainer and DJ. John Cole is a proud member of Abe One DJ’s, showcasing his exceptional expertise in the...

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A native of West Virginia and alumnus of Woodrow Wilson High School, DJ Elwood brings his captivating entertainment to your special occasions.

With previous experience as a radio DJ in Beckley, WV, and acting alongside esteemed actors Dean Cain and Christen Wood in the film “A Patriot’s Day,” DJ Elwood delivers unforgettable performances that will elevate your wedding, birthday, or party. His unparalleled talent guarantees an engaging and memorable experience for all in attendance.

Unique blend of skills

His expertise as a DJ, combined with his background...


Martin Brown, an experienced Wedding & Events DJ, has spent years perfecting the art of creating unforgettable sonic experiences for special occasions. Utilizing a strong grasp of music theory, I transform your vision into engaging playlists that enhance the atmosphere and keep the party going. My dedication to crafting seamless and memorable events shines through in every occasion I host. With a keen attention to detail and a passion for curating the perfect soundtrack, Martin Brown ensures that every moment of your event is filled with the perfect blend of music that reflects your...


Tanner Cantley is a skilled Wedding & Events DJ with a passion for creating unforgettable celebrations. His extensive experience and exceptional music knowledge allow him to tailor each event to meet the unique needs of his clients. Tanner understands the importance of every detail and strives to provide a seamless and extraordinary experience for every couple and their guests. His unwavering commitment to excellence and infectious energy ensure that your special day will be filled with unforgettable moments on the dance floor. Tanner Cantley's dedication to his craft goes beyond just...


Greetings! My name is Helena Hubble, and I am a seasoned Wedding & Private Event DJ. Since 2011, I have dedicated myself to crafting unforgettable events, instilling joy in countless celebrations.

As your trusted DJ, I am committed to making your special occasion everything you envision and more. I will collaborate closely with you to curate a musical playlist that perfectly captures the spirit of your event, ensuring that the dance floor remains vibrant and the atmosphere electric.

My services extend to weddings, private parties, and a wide range of other events. I strive...


Mick Wiseman, an experienced EDM professional, uses his love for music to create lively atmospheres that bring people together and evoke euphoria. Alongside his wife Brittany, Mick serves as the Executive Producer of "House Arrest," hosting a weekly dance party. Mick's musical journey began in his youth, fueled by his deep passion for music. He believes that everyone enjoys reminiscing on the dance floor and is prepared to deliver an unforgettable dance-off, no matter your musical preferences. Mick Wiseman's commitment to crafting memorable musical experiences knows no bounds, as he...

DJ Kidd

Hello! I am DJ KIDD, an experienced Wedding & Private Event DJ who has been entertaining crowds since 2016. I specialize in creating unforgettable celebrations where you and your guests are the main focus. With a deep understanding of wedding dynamics, I effortlessly combine your musical tastes with your vision to produce an atmosphere filled with joy, romance, and cherished memories. I take great care in crafting a playlist that tells your love story and keeps the dance floor busy all night. Let's collaborate to make your dream event a reality and craft an experience that will be...


Possessing a charismatic and outgoing nature, Kimberly Shires Dritto, known as “DJ Bliss,” brings joy and excitement to every performance. A lifelong music enthusiast from Botetourt County, Virginia, she embarked on her DJing journey in 2021, fueled by her passion for sharing her love of music. Her unwavering honesty and compassionate spirit have earned her the respect of her peers and clients alike. In 2024, she became an integral part of Abe One DJ’s, showcasing her exceptional talent and unwavering determination. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for reading the crowd, DJ Bliss...


I am Michael, a professional Wedding & Private Event DJ who has been captivating audiences in Charlotte, NC for the past year. Originally from Bluefield, WV, I have honed my skills over seven years as a resident DJ, ensuring exceptional experiences for every client. With a passion for creating unforgettable moments, I meticulously cater to your specific needs, guaranteeing an unparalleled DJ experience for any occasion. I am excited about the opportunity to elevate your event and make your special day truly memorable. Whether you are planning a wedding, corporate event, or private...

Brian Wills

As a professional Wedding & Private Event DJ with Abe One DJ’s, I possess a wealth of experience in the music industry. In 2002, I was honored with a developmental recording contract by Platinum Plus Recordings. I have graced the iconic stage of the Grand Ole’ Opry at the tender age of 17. Since my return from active duty in the Air Force in 1999, I have dedicated my life to entertaining audiences nationwide. My passion for captivating crowds with the power of music is unwavering. Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of working with a diverse range of clients and venues, from...


Grayson Wills, a West Virginia native and budding country music artist, I am eager to share my passion for music through deejaying at weddings this year. Recently relocated to Nashville, I look forward to bringing my unique blend of original songs and country classics to your special day.

My debut EP “Within Me,” released in July 2021, garnered local acclaim, showcasing my songwriting and performance skills. I am associated with Abe One DJ’s, providing professional wedding and private event DJ services.

I believe in creating an unforgettable atmosphere for your celebration. Let...


Hello from Dallas, Texas! I go by the name “El Tank” and I am your local Abe One DJ. Being a bilingual native of this city, I take great pride in my work and the culture I represent. I have been perfecting my DJ skills since 2009 and officially became a part of Abe One DJ’s team in May 2022. Whether it’s a wedding to remember or a fun private event, I am excited to bring the music and create a memorable experience for you, your loved ones, and friends. Let me enhance your next celebration with my diverse music selection and infectious energy. Get in touch today to book your event and let’s...

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Abe One DJ’s and I am known as “DJ Amigo” Jerry Harris, an experienced Wedding & Private Event DJ who has been captivating audiences with mesmerizing mixes since the age of four. I have a diverse range of experience in various events, such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, family reunions, corporate gatherings, and bar mitzvahs. From intimate gatherings to large-scale events, I excel at creating playlists that cater to all musical preferences. My extensive repertoire spans across genres like country, rock, R&B, pop, Mexican, Latino, and hip hop, ensuring a memorable experience...

Jeff Hickok

Greetings! I am DJ Jeff Hickok, also known as The Dallas Wedding DJ, and I work in collaboration with Abe One DJ’s to deliver outstanding entertainment for weddings and private events in Dallas. With a knack for crafting the ideal playlist, organizing ceremonies, and overseeing event flow, I guarantee a seamless and unforgettable experience. Each event is customized to showcase the couple's individual style and preferences, whether it be a wedding, corporate function, mitzvah, or private party. By paying attention to the finer details and closely collaborating with clients, I personalize...

DJ Big Edd

Introducing Eddie, also known as DJ Big Edd, who has a background in law enforcement spanning 17 years. With his wealth of expertise, Eddie serves as a Wedding & Private Event DJ with Abe One DJ’s. Since 2015, he has established himself as one of the top mobile DJs in Dallas Fort Worth, earning multiple awards, including three consecutive years as the top Mobile DJ by The Bash. Eddie offers cutting-edge sound, dance floor lighting, and professional MC services customized to your unique playlist for your special occasion. Known for his friendly demeanor, Eddie strives to provide a...


Matthew Kellar, a highly experienced Wedding & Private Event DJ with over ten years in the industry, has solidified his status as one of the most sought-after DJs in the business. After working with well-known DJ companies in the North East Tri-State area, he has now joined Abe One DJ's in South West Florida. Matthew's dedication to delivering exceptional entertainment for weddings and private events has earned him a reputation as a top DJ. His passion for music and commitment to excellence are evident in every performance, creating unforgettable experiences for his clients. The joy,...

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Abe One DJ's, led by the experienced entertainer DJ Good Ground, offers professional event DJ services in Oklahoma, serving Tulsa, OKC, and Wichita, KS. Specializing in unforgettable weddings and private events, DJ Shawn, also known as The Ultimate Wedding Host, brings joy and expertise to every occasion. Trust Abe One DJ's to bring your dreams to life and elevate your special celebration to an unforgettable experience. With a passion for music and a dedication to creating lasting memories, DJ Good Ground and his team at Abe One DJ's are committed to providing top-notch entertainment for...