Tony Paolucci is a well known and well loved professional ballroom dancer and dee jay in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. He arrived in Jacksonville from NYC in 1989 as a transfer employee with Merrill Lynch. After many years as an executive in the corporate world Tony needed a change and so returned to his original passion: Music and entertainment.
As DJ, Tony is constantly adding to his music base with clean and appropriate music for all ages and events. He provides personalized playlists, his own table, DJ equipment, laser & other special effect lighting, speakers, and giveaways. He's provided DJ entertainment & event special effects light shows for numerous Jacksonville events including Fruit Cove & Durbin Creek School parties, Don Juan's Mexican Restaurant, Julington Creek Plantation Rec Center, and corporate fundraising benefit events.
As professional Ballroom Dance Instructor, he participates and produces numerous events small and large in the Jacksonville area. He trains local amateur dancers who have achieved much success (and first place trophies) in local, regional, and national competitions.
Tony is best known for producing and directing Jacksonville Florida's most notable, "Jacksonville's Dancing with the Stars" event. He also believes in mentoring young people, thus has participated in after school programs, various teen programs, and corporate and medical fundraisers as DJ or professional dance trainer.
Tony is a Certified Facilitator of the "7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" who's goal is to provide an interactive, safe, entertaining, energetic, and age appropriate experience for all party guests. He is proud to point out that he is currently licensed, insured, certified, and approved by the Dept. of Children & Families (DCF)!
"Our job is to make your day special and a huge success for you and your guests. From the backyard party to major arena events, no event is too big or too small."
DJ Background At-A-Glance:
-MOBILE DJ/VJ/KJ and MC since October 1997. (North Florida/South Georgia area)
-Radio and TV Host background for Top 40, Talk, & Sports Stations and Live On-Air Mix Show, TV Dance Show Co-Host, Director, & Producer
-Several Guest Entertainer DJ / Host DJ -Cruise DJ contracts with Norwegian Cruise Lines, NCLA, and Princess Cruise Lines
-Nightclub DJ/VJ/MC at various venues in the U.S., including hiring, training, promotions & marketing for 31 hotel properties in 27 cities nationwide, including BOTH Happy Hour & Late Night MUSIC, VIDEO, and SPORTS Programming
-Knowledge of multiple music and video formats, including BIG BAND, OLDIES, MOTOWN, CLASSIC ROCK, 70s DISCO, 80s RETRO, 90s OLD SCHOOL, R&B, TOP 40, EDM, LATIN, REGGAE, etc.