DJ Karlo

  • DJ
  • Staffordshire
  • 1
  • (29)
from£490

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DJ Karlo has over 5000 gigs under his belt, from New Year’s Eve at Sydney Harbour to The Park Lane Hilton, Karlo has filled dancefloors all around the world. With years of experience and a large and eclectic playlist, he always gets people out of their seats.

Playing everything from mainstream chart hits to dance, house, R&B and indie, Karlo is prepared for any occasion. He has DJ’d at parties, balls, weddings and club nights across the UK at venues such as The Savoy, The Dorchester and The Grosvenor. He has had residencies at clubs all over the country, from London to Bristol and Leeds.

Further afield, Karlo has flown out to play at Aqua Luna in Australia, Cyprus Castle Club and a Cruise Liner in Bilboa.

DJ Karlo was absolutely fantastic. He was totally spot on! We would be more than happy to recommend him to anyone! Hannah, Wedding, Nottingham

Karlo has played alongside legendary artists like Diana Ross and Meat Loaf. Other big names he has worked with include Trevor Nelson, Atomic Kitten, Sophia Ellis Bexter and Mick Hucknall.

Previous corporate clients include Club Mirror Awards, Phones 4U and the Pub Food Awards, and he has DJ’d at University events for London Met, Nottingham Trent and Manchester University, among others.



Professional, well-spoken and proficient on the microphone, he also offers the additions of a live saxophone player or smoke machine if you’re looking for something particularly eye-catching.

Generally, his attire is smart/casual, but can be tailored to suit your event. Karlo is an expert at reading an audience and choosing the perfect songs to keep them dancing – we can guarantee he'll make your event unique and unforgettable!

Performance info

Line-up Fully self-contained mobile DJ
Performance duration Up to 5 hours DJing and/or background music
Lighting Yes (stage & dancefloor lighting)

Booking options

Extra performances
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Extend the DJ's performance to keep the party going

Chart/Pop

Amy Winehouse/Mark Ronson - Valerie
Beyonce - Single Ladies
Black Eyed Peas - I Gotta Feeling
Bruno Mars - 24k
Bruno Mars - Treasure
Calvin Harris/Rihanna - We Found Love
David Guetta/Akon - Sexy Chick
DNCE - Cake by The Ocean
Ed Sheehan - Shape of You
Justin Timberlake - I Got This Feeling
Lady Gaga - Bad Romance
Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars - Uptown Funk
Maroon 5 - Moves Like Jagger
Pharrell Williams - Happy
Robin Thicke - Blurred Lines
Shut Up & Dance - Walk The Moon
Taylor Swift - Shake it Off

RnB

Beyonce - Crazy in Love
Destinys Child - Bootylicious
Fuse ODG - Antenna
Kanye West - Golddigger
Kevin Little - Turn Me On
Peter Andre - Mysterious Girl
R Kelly - Ignition
Rihanna - Pon de Replay
Sean Paul - Get Busy
Usher - Yeah

Garage

Artful Dodger - Movin Too Fast
Daniel Beddingfield - Gotta Get Through This
DJ Pied Piper - Do You Really Like It
Sweet Female Attitude - Flowers

Party

Black Eyed Peas - Pump It
Bon Jovi - Living on A Prayer
Bryan Adams - Summer of 69
House of Pain - Jump Around
Neil Diamond - Sweet Caroline
Outkast - Hey Ya!
Pitbull - Fireball
Pitbull - Timber
Queen - Don’t Stop Me Now
Rednex - Cotton Eyed Joe
Robbie Williams - Rock DJ
Scissor Sisters - I Don’t Feel Like Dancing
Tina Turner - Proud Mary

Cheese

B*Witched - C’est La Vie
Backstreet Boys - Everybody
Britney Spears - Baby One More Time
Dexy’s Midnight Runners - Come on Eileen
Five - Everybody Get Up
Frank Sinatra - New York, New York
Grease - Greased Lightning
Steps - 5, 6, 7, 8
Take That - Could It Be Magic
The Proclaimers - 500 Miles
Tina Turner - The Best

Indie

Arctic Monkeys - I Bet You Look Good on the Dancefloor
Blur - Song 2
Kings of Leon - Sex On Fire
Oasis - She’s Electric
Oasis - Wonderwall
Reef - Place Your Hands
Supergrass - Alrighti
The Coral - Dreaming of You
The Fratellis - Chelsea Dagger
The Killers - Mr Brightside
The Rembrandts - I’ll Be There
The Strokes - Last Night
Wheatus - Teenage Dirtbag

Rock

AC DC - Back in Black
AC DC - Highway to Hell
Free - All Right Now
Guns ’n’ Roses - Sweet Child of Mine
RATM - Killing in The Name of
Status Quo - Rocking all Over The World

Dance/House

Basement Jaxx - Do Your Thing
Bellini - Samba de Janerioj
Bob Sinclair - Rock This Party
Bobby Brown - Two Can Play That Game
Calvin Harris - Feel So Good
Candi Staton/The Source - You Got The Love
Ce Ce Peniston - Finally
Daft Punk - One More Time
Darude - Sandstorm
Delerium - Silence
Eric Prydz - Call on Me
Faithless - Insomnia
Fedde Le Grand - Put Your Hands Up
Fragma-Toca’s Miracle
Kungs - This Girl
Livin Joy - Dreamer
LMFAO - Party Rock Anthem
Lovestation - Teardrops
N-Trance - Set You Free
Reel 2 Reel - I Like to Move It
Robin S - Show Me Love
Snap - Rhythm is a Dancer
Ultra Nate - Free

Funky House

Daft Punk - Get Lucky
Groovejet- Spilller
Michael Gray - The Weekend
Modjo - Lady Hear Me Tonight
Room 5 - Make Love
Shapeshifters - Lola’s Theme
Tom Novy - Your Body

Pop Trance

Cascada - Everytime We Touch
DJ Sammy - Heaven
Fly On The Wings of Love
Pretty Green Eyes

90s

Dee-Lite - Groove Is In the Heart
MC Hammer - Can’t Touch This
Salt & Pepper - Push It

80s

A-Ha - Take on Me
B52s - Love Shack
Billy Joel - Uptown Girl
David Bowie - Let’s Dance
Depeche Mode - Just Can’t Get Enough
Diana Ross - Chain Reaction
Eurythmics - Sweet Dreams
Gold- Spandau Ballett
Human League - Don’t You Want Me
Lionel Richie - All Night long
Madonna - Like A Prayer
Soft Cell - Tainted Love
Toni Basil - Mickey
Wham!- Wake me Up Before You Go Go
Whitney Houston - I Wanna Dance With Somebody

70s/Funk

Abba - Dancing Queen
Abba - Mamma Mia!
Bee Gees - Stayin’ Alive
Billy Ocean - Love Really Hurts Without You
Billy Ocean - Red Light Spells Danger
Candi Staton - Young Hearts Run Free
Chaka Khan - I’m Every Woman
Chic - Le Freak
Curtis Mayfield - Move on Up
Earth Wind & Fire - September
Indeep - Last Night A DJ Saved My Life
Jackson 5 - I Want You Back
Jocelyn Brown - Somebody Else’s Guy
John Paul Young - Love Is In The Air
KC & The Sunshine Band - That’s The Way I Like It
Kool & The Gand - Celebration
Kool & The Gang - Get Down on It
Lady Marmalade - Labelle
McFadden & Whitehead - Ain’t No Stoppin Us
Michael Jackson - Billie Jean
Michael Jackson - Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough
Rose Royce - Car Wash
Stevie Wonder - Superstition
The Trammps - Disco Inferno
Van Morrison - Brown Eyed Girl
Wild Cherry - Play That Funky Music

50s/60s

Beach Boys - Surfing U.S.A
Beatles - Twist & Shout
Elvis - Blue Suede Shoes
Elvis - Jailhouse Rock
Jackie Wilson - Higher & Higher
Monkeys - I’m A Believer
The Contours - Do You Love Me
Tom Jones - It’s Not Unusual

Juke Box

Dolly Parton - 9 to 5
Dolly Parton - Islands In The Stream
Electric Light Orchestra - Mr Blue Sky
Journey - Don't Stop Believing
Lynyrd Skynrd - Sweet Home Alabama
Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Sugarhill Gang - Rappers Delight

Soul & Motown

Aretha Franklyn - Respect
Diana Ross - Can’t Hurry Love
Martha Reeves - Jimmy Mack
Soul Man- Sam and Dave
Stevie Wonder - Uptight
The Supremes - Stop! In The Name of Love
Think- Aretha Franklin

Northern Soul

Al Wilson - The Snake
Eddie Spencer - If This is Love
Edward Hamilton & The Arabians - Baby Don’t You Weep
Frankie Beverly and The Butlers - If That’s What You Wanted
Fred Hughes - Baby Boy
Pointer Sisters - Send Him Back
Roy Roberts - You Move
Timebox - Beggin
Tyrone Davis - Can I Change My Mind

DJ Karlo and Sax Player – Live

Book with confidence! After events, we ask our clients what they thought of our acts. We publish what they say here, so you can read genuine, unbiased feedback before booking.

“DJ Karlo was so lovely and professional, he tailored our music perfectly. Couldn’t recommend him enough!”

Rachel, Wedding, Lindridge Pools in Birmingham, May 2019

“DJ Karlo was a pleasure to work with. He turned up early and was ready well in advance. He read the audience brilliantly and his sets were great.”

Vicky, Student Accommodation Awards, December 2018

“Truly amazing!! Excellent music, really got my party going, HIGHLY Recommended!!”

Katie, Private Party, December 2018

“We found DJ Karlo for our wedding after another DJ let us down at short notice. He was extremely helpful and responsive, was happy to discuss playlists for the event, arrived at the agreed time on the day of the event and did a fantastic job. His equipment is top quality and many of our guests commented on how good the DJ was. Would highly recommend!”

Guy, Wedding, November 2018

“Hi we booked DJ Karlo last Saturday for a family party. DJ Karlo's set up, prep, playlist, helpful manner with accompanying live band was all spot on. No fuss, no ego just spot on focus on making the night great for everyone. thank you.”

Eddie, Private Party, November 2018

“What a breath of fresh air to find someone who honours a booking, listens to your needs, offers a range of equipment to suit the size and type of audience, sets up in a timely, orderly unobtrusive fashion, plays the most amazing mix of music that keeps the dance floor chock full for the whole night. Thank-you DJ Karlo so much. The DJ can make or break an event and you totally made ours!”

Tracy, Wedding, November 2018

“Great DJ, we had DJ Karlo for our wedding reception. The dance floor was full all night and he played banger after banger! Would highly highly recommend! Thank you for making our reception so great!”

Jackie & Si, Wedding, November 2018

“DJ Karlo was fantastic at our wedding! We had some slightly niche music we wanted and he took the time to research and find tracks that suited perfectly. He was communicative and super supportive in the run up to the day which was a huge help as we were organisiour wedding remotely. On the night, DJ Karlo stepped up and helped everything to run smoothly. He even announced a speech for us when our MC fell through. His equipment looked and sounded great too. Highly recommend - can't fault him!”

Stephanie, Wedding, September 2018

“We booked DJ Karlo for our wedding because he doesn't just do weddings, he has DJ'd top london nightclubs, student nights, charity events, private parties and weddings. This gives him a unique ability to read the crowd and play the right music at the right time to really get the room going. He's also very particular about the sound systems he uses, always updating his speakers and amps to ensure any venue he plays at is never underpowered and fills the room with a quality clear sound, not tinny rubbish you can get from some mobile DJ's with old speakers. This approach also appplies to his lighting set up. Highly recommended!”

Chris & Kerry, Wedding, September 2018

“We had a wonderful low-key event in August and the music DJ Karlo provided was the icing on the cake. He helped us to sort out the music for the ceremony as we are a bit hopeless at that kind of stuff. The music on the afternoon and evening itself was amazing. We were mostly a group of 80s teenagers and boy did we relive our youths. We danced long and hard and sang our hearts out. The only complaint we had the next day from our guests was that they had dreadful blisters and their feet were aching so much they could hardly stand!! Testament enough I think!”

Alison & Darren, Wedding, August 2018

“DJ Karlo is a great, really personable guy. The music he played at our wedding appealed to all ages & tastes and kept the dance floor full all night. He’s totally easy going and plays exactly what you ask, making it personal to your tastes. Would highly recommend!”

Cassandra, Wedding, July 2018

“Fantastic music and so professional. I would recommend him for any event or wedding planner. A joy to work with. Thank you!”

Julia, Birthday Party, July 2018

“DJ Karlo is without doubt the best DJ I know for any occasion! We didn’t hesitate to book him for our wedding party. He is and was able to keep everyone dancing for several hours varying the music types throughout depending on who was dancing! He is a really nice guy who accommodated all the favourites requested by lots of people throughout the night!! 5 stars!!”

Jon & Eliss, Wedding, July 2018

“DJ Karlo was fantastic! His set up and and music choices were perfect and got everyone dancing. He was in contact well in advance and listened to all we requested. Arrived with a smile, and couldnt have been nicer. Many thanks DJ Karlo :)”

Andrew, Wedding, June 2018

“Fab DJ for our young farmers ball! Really knew how to work the crowd and was happy to play whatever we asked for, definitely recommend!! Not to mention he's a lovely guy!!”

Becky, Young Farmer's Ball, June 2018

“We’d like to formally thank you for making our ninth Annual Ball a great success and a thoroughly enjoyable evening! Your hard work and support is truly appreciated. Our guests had a fantastic time dancing to your set, as I’m sure you could see! We're pleased to tell you that so far the Ball has raised a net figure of over £47,000, which is an incredible amount! You can be sure that this will make a tremendous difference to the children and families we help throughout Staffordshire and South Cheshire. Thank you again for helping to make every moment count, and we look forward to working with you again in the future.”

Donna, Fundraising Ball, May 2018

“Excellent DJ! I attended a friend’s 40th bday party - played some great music, charts and house. Kept us dancing all night. Would highly recommend.”

Jodie, 40th Birthday Party, February 2018

“I just wanted to say thanks so much for organising the DJ on Saturday night - he was fantastic (and cute!) and really made the party exactly how I wanted it to be. The music was perfect and he was friendly and happy to take requests - I hope we weren't too much of a mental bunch of people for him! Please pass on my thanks - anyone who can get my mum on a dancefloor for the whole evening is worth every penny!”

Tess, 30th Birthday party, Surrey

“We always find it an absolute pleasure to work with the DJ. He is an excellent addition to our production team, showing 150% professionalism at all times no matter what.”

Amanda, Event organiser, London

“Thank you very much for making our day even more special. You did a fab job with the music and everyone appeared to have a brilliant time. The lighting looked great and your song selection was just spot on!”

Cindy, Wedding in Wolverhampton, October 2017

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