About Chris Lynes

Taken from Chris’s DJ Academy page

Since taking his first steps into the world of DJing at the tender age of 16, Chris (now 50) has gained experience at every level, having spent the last 31 years working in the entertainment industry.

Chris spent much of his early years in both Greece and the Canary Isles entertaining Clubbers and Holiday Makers alike presenting DJ entertainment in many of the resorts popular Clubs and Bars and won several local DJ Competitions and was a semi-finalist in the Celestion DJ of the year Competition, when he returned back to the UK.

He was lucky enough to be at the forefront when ‘Dance Music’ exploded in the UK and secured many residencies across the UK including Liverpool’s ‘Buzz Club’, plus ‘Time and Space’ in Stoke and has worked alongside Paul Oakenfold, John Digweed, Sasha, John Kelly, Boy George, Alistair Whitehead, Carl Cox and Graeme Park to name a few.

Chris has also had shares in several clubs and licensed premises and promoted Chesters biggest dance event ‘Eternal Dance’ with ‘The Prodigy’ ‘Rythym Quest’ ‘K-Klass’ ‘Bassheads’ ‘Ratpack’ ‘Dave Graham’ and ‘Lee Butler’ as line-up.

From a commercial perspective Chris has worked alongside Peter Andre, Boyzone and Mizz magazine to promote their Chester and Stoke concerts and is today still working as a DJ for many companies and has secured contracts to supply DJ’s with many major hotel chains including, Marriott Hilton and Holiday inns throughout the UK.