As a teen and through adulthood Ryan worked 13 years for a top rated DJ service in the Twin Cities. During this time he has done hundreds of weddings and special events. DJing at some of the hottest venues in MPLS by invitation and hosting a variety of special events Ryan is recognized in the Twin Cities as a well-rounded veteran of the industry. Since the late 90’s Ryan has attended Mobile Beat’s annual Disc Jockey conferences all over the United States and continues to build his bank of knowledge and resources. In 2001 Ryan took his knowledge and experience to Northern Minnesota and changed the profile of DJ and Karaoke in northern rural Minnesota. With 13 years of experience in the Twin Cities and 12 additional years of business in Northern Minnesota Ryan has a plethora of resources and connections that span the entire State of Minnesota and beyond. “He is more like a wedding planner than a typical DJ.” Ryan still has reputable colleagues all over the country and a loyal customer following. An expert MC and events coordinator Ryan has shared his talents with thousands of guests at countless venues and events.
"Being the coordinator for a multiple service provider it is important to share all of my experience with other Spectrum DJs and colleagues because I want our clients to never forget the difference we have made in their lives and all of the memories we created by bring their guests together through entertainment."
In order to compete with today’s demand we have to be more than Disc Jockey’s, we must now find ways to be professional entertainers and act outside of the box.
DJ BIG E
Erik has been in the entertainment business since 1985; working as an on-air personality and making personal appearances for radio stations in St. Cloud, Alexandria, Mankato and most recently at Cities 97 and KQRS-FM in the Twin Cities. Erik has been working with Spectrum for over five years and has developed not only a reputation for a wide playlist and various song selections, but can keep an audience engaged and having fun all night long.
Erik brings a strong, extensive history in live music production and showmanship to his appearances and has what can truly be described as an amazing knowledge of music trends, artists and songs from the genres of classic rock, oldies, dance and popular music ranging from the 1950’s through today’s hits.
"I love music and I love to be in front of a gathering and providing the soundtrack for good times. I truly enjoy the opportunity to be invited to a club, party or special event and watching everyone party. I know that if I’m having a great time and enjoying the music, then the audience is having fun too!"