Philadelphia wedding DJ Ryan O’Connell (DJ RYNO) is a well-known DJ in the Philadelphia and South Jersey area. At age 15, he got an assistant job from a friend of the family assisting mainly weddings and private events. He was then trained by multiple wedding DJ legends from the South Jersey and Philadelphia area. After training under 10+ DJ’s over the course of 6 years he was able to witness hundreds of weddings and events. This gave him the edge to build his style like no other. He took the individual tips and tricks from each of these veteran DJ’s and events, combined the best aspects of each of those DJs, and made himself versatile for any occasion.
Since then, he has completed a large number of weddings and private events. His unique style makes him a sought-after Philadelphia wedding DJ. He has entertained at hundreds of locations for crowds of 50 to 4000 people all across Philadelphia and New Jersey.
DJ Ryno has played at many local bars and clubs in South Jersey, earning himself quite the following. He packs local bars and clubs wherever he goes. Some notable venues and performances include:
- Daer Nightclub (Atlantic City, NJ)
- NOTO (Philadelphia, PA) – Opening act for Rick Ross & DJ Stevie J
- Echostage (Washington DC) – Opening set for famous rapper Fetty Wap
- HQ2 Nightclub (Atlantic City, NJ) – Opening set for Lost Kings,
- Down (Philadelphia, PA)
- Philadelphia Union Soccer Team (Philadelphia, PA)
- Ocean Drive Resident DJ (Sea Isle,NJ)
- Chickie & Pete’s Resident DJ (Glassboro NJ)
So where did the name “DJ Ryno” come from? This is a question that Ryan feels he’ll be answering for years. Ryan’s contact information was in a friend’s phone as “Ryan O”. When you say it really fast, as his friend did; it sounds a whole lot like “rhino”. The nickname stuck and has been over his head ever since.
It takes a talented Philadelphia wedding DJ like Ryno to use the skills learned for mixing in a club atmosphere and combine them with the professionalism, musical control, event management, and high end equipment needed to make unforgettable memories at a wedding. If you want a DJ that you will be able to trust whole heartedly on your wedding day, book DJ Ryno now by calling BVTLive at (610) 358-9010.