DJ Art Rooney ft. John Parker / On Air Mix-Show
Art Rooney began his Djing career in the mid 80's, playing at some of the local nightclubs on the Jersey shore area of New Jersey. After winning a DJ Spin-off contest at Hollywood Nightclub he began to work in all of the major clubs in the Seaside Heights area (made famous by MTV 's Jersey Shore). In 1995 Art moved to Southwest Florida and had quickly become a well-known area DJ. While working in the nightclubs in Ft Myers he was introduced to Mike Bell the Music Director for Power 93.5 and was asked to do Mix Shows for Power. The shows were a huge success, but later the station changed formats. Art eventually ended up on the 100,000-watt WINK FM taking the Saturday night day part from a 0 to a 30 share with woman 24 to 34 (Arbitron rating book - spring 2000 - Ft Myers /Naples) and was one of the first Mix Show DJs on Sirius Satellite Radio up until Sirius and XM merged. Art was heard for years Saturday Nights on WSGL 104.7TheMixNaples/FtMyers.ArtiscurrentlyheardonRhythm10539KRYCSacrementoCal, andtheBDSReportingInternetStation Mix933fm.com.ArthasGuestDJ’edalloverthecountry,including being a featured DJ at Rick's in Key West for Spring Break 2003. He has been featured in publications such as Dance Music Authority Magazine, The News-Press (Ft Myers Fl.), and the Naples Daily News. Art also reportstovariousindustrytrade charts. HeishelpingtoshapethefutureofdancemusicintheUnited States, evident by his seat, multiple years, on the Mix Show Panel at the Winter Music Conference in Miami.