DJ John Simmons is a dynamic people mover with more than twenty years experience on the turntables. With Chicago-style house music as a forte, John’s sound is heavily informed by jazz, soul, disco, boogie, & modern electronics. Having cut his chops in the Midwest’s late ’90s underground/rave scene, John has become one of Chicago’s hardest-working djs, having held residencies at a countless number of nightclubs, restaurants & lounges. John has played alongside many of the best in the house/dance/electronic music industry, including heavyweights like Frankie Knuckles, Juan Atkins, Lil’ Louis, Cajmere/Green Velvet, Derrick Carter, Paul Johnson, Moodymann, Mark de Clive-Lowe, Kaytranada, and many more. John currently is a member of two of Chicago’s top dj groups, Style Matters & the Vocalo DJ Collective. Through his influences, experience, and always open mind, John Simmons is a purveyor of music that stays true to the soulful sounds of the past while constantly pushing things forward.