Notoriously recognized as “Obama’s DJ,” DJ Mel is one of Texas’ most well-rounded and high profiled DJs. Based in Austin with past performances at Lollapalooza, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Bonnaroo, Voodoo Festival, 2015-2019 NFL Draft, 57th Presidential Inauguration for Barack Obama, 2012 Democratic National Convention, Election Night 2012 at Obama HQ, Obama Farewell Address, White House Easter Egg Roll 2013-2016 & 2022, 2016 Iowa Caucus & New Hampshire Primary for Bernie Sanders, Beto O’Rourke’s 2022 Texas Gubernatorial Campaign, 2016 X-Games, 2011 California Democratic State Convention, 2011 Tour de France, 2010 NCAA Women’s Final Four and has one of the longest-running DJ weeklies in the US at the legendary West Campus bar, Nasty’s (1996-2017). He is the Official DJ for The University of Texas Men’s and Women’s Basketball Team. Mel regularly tours throughout the US and abroad. In 2014, he was inducted into the Austin Music Hall of Fame.
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