DJ Chris Craze

Born in Bad Conn Statt, Germany,
The Legendary Mr. Chris Craze.....
Started mixing tunes and playing his
keyboards back in the early 80's....
Around the age of 8,
Chris discovered his love for mixed music.
Various radio programs during the holidays,
Friday and Saturday Night
 Dance Mixes all
caught his attention.
He and his best friend spent every afternoon
in a garage mixing records and dreaming of
being big club DJ's.
At this time Chris was spinning
all kinds of things,
Teen Dances, Rock-N-Bowl, Tasco,
Schools, Community Centers,
pretty much anywhere he could play.
Fossil Park Teen Dances
were his first paying gigs.
His first large venue was the
St Pete Coliseum in 1988 at the age of 12.
He and his best friend Johnny D
opened up for Arista  recording artist Icey Jaye.
Around the age of 15 in 1991,
Chris wandered into Kokomo Bay,
a 21 and up club hosting a teen night.
There he would meet life long friend
Dj Brian Thomas.
He definitely open some doors for Chris.
Chris went on to spin at some of Tampa Bay's
most iconic clubs, venues and
spinning multiple seasons at
Shepard's Beach Resort
and Hogan's Beach.
He traveled to 
China in 2011 and spun at iClub in Shanghai.
From 2003 t0 2010 Chris was the resident VJ at Floyd's
Night Club inside the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tampa.
From Late 2010 to 2013 he held the resident slot at the Hard Rock Cafe.
Now he is doing a lot more guest spots, private events, weddings, and production. 
As a high school student Chris was an intern at 93.3 Wflz.
In 2001 he was a Bomb Squad DJ for Wild 98.7 Wlld.
In early 2014 he was hired by Hot 101.5 FM Wpoi as a Mixer. 

Past Performance Venues and Events:

 

  • Race For The Cure 2013
  • Gasparilla Distance Classic 2013
  • The Rack – Brandon, FL 2013
  • NEHI Class of ’93 – 20 year Reunion -2013
  • Plant High Class of ’88 – 25 year Reunion  - 2013
  • D1 Sports Training Center – Tampa, FL 2013
  • Chill Lounge Night Event – Tampa, St Pete 2008-Date
  • Glo Ultra Lounge – Tampa, FL 2013
  • Scene Ultra Lounge – Rochester, NY 2011
  • Floyd’s Night Club – Tampa, FL 2003-2010
  • Hard Rock Cafe Tampa – 2010-Date
  • Mac Dinton’s Tampa 2012
  • Score’s Tampa – 2012
  • United Skates Of America – Tampa – 2012-date
  • The Socialite – Lakeland, FL 2013
  • Cheap – Tampa, FL – 2012-date
  • The Wave – Clearwater Beach
  • The Factory – Ybor City 2013
  • Libby’s Bar and Cafe – SRQ 2012
  • Sip Social Lounge – Downtown St Pete, FL 2013
  • The Lobby – Downtown St Pete, FL 2012
  • Vintage Ultra Lounge – Downtown St Pete, FL
  • Bishop Tavern – Downtown St Pete, FL
  • Bishop Lounge – Downtown St Pete, FL
  • Crystal Lounge – Downtown St Pete, FL
  • Janis Landing – Downtown St Pete, FL
  • The State Theater – St Pete, FL
  • Lavish Ultra Lounge – Palm Harbor, FL 2012
  •  Scene Premium Night Club – Downtown ST Pete, FL 2010
  •  Traders Alley – Lakeland, FL 2009
  • Gonzo’s Night Club – Lakeland, FL 2007
  • Dirty Martini – Clearwater, FL 2008
  • Rhythm Night Club – Sarasota, FL 2012
  • The Venue – Clearwater, FL 2012
  • iClub – Shanghai, CHINA 2011
  • Tamiami’s – Downtown St. Petersburg, FL
  • Twilight – Tampa, FL
  • Empire – Ybor City, FL 2000
  • Stroker’s Billiards – Palm Harbor, FL
  • Liquid Blue – Clearwater, FL
  • Sheppard’s – Clearwater Beach, FL
  • Platinum Vault – Downtown St. Petersburg, FL
  • Kokopelli’s – Hudson, FL
  • Jaminz – Clearwater Beach, FL
  • Masquerade – Ybor City, FL
  • Kaos – Ybor City, FL
  • Bourbon Street – New Port Richie, FL
  • Bourbon Street – Clearwater, FL
  • Prana – Ybor City, FL
  • Edge – Ybor City, FL
  • Club Havana – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • Jackson’s Tampa, FL
  • V’s Martini Bar – Clearwater, FL
  • 11/12 Lounge – Orlando, FL
  • Zuma Beach – Orlando, FL
  • Firestone – Orlando, FL
  • Touch Ultra Lounge – Buffalo, New York
  • Mademoiselle’s – Buffalo, New York
  • Ohm – Buffalo, New York
  • Honey Pot – Ybor City
  • Fantasy Ranch II- Greensville, South Carolina
  • Cream – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • Manhattan’s – New Port Richie, FL
  • Scores – Spring Hill, FL
  • Bar Envy – Spring Hill, FL
  • Saints & Sinners – Spring Hill, FL
  • Club 60 – Tampa, FL
  • The Zoo – Tampa, FL
  • The Krush – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • XS – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • Platforms – Ybor City, FL
  • City Lites – Pinellas Park, FL
  • Bloopers – Pinellas Park, FL
  • Bubba’s Beach Club – Crystal River
  • Storman’s Palace – Clearwater, FL
  • The Turtle Club – Clearwater, FL
  • Green Iguana Anderson – Tampa, FL
  • PLUSH – Palm Harbor, FL
  • Comliseum – Clearwater, FL
  • Night Moves – Tampa, FL
  • The Cabin – Tampa, FL
  • Stingers – Tampa , FL
  • The Paint Factory – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • Mirage – Tierra Verde, FL
  • Marz – Ybor City, FL
  • Sanctuary – Tampa, FL
  • Cafe Casablanca’s – Miami, FL
  • Bar Tampa – Ybor City, FL
  • Tahiti Joe’s – Ybor City, FL
  • Full Moon Saloon – Ybor City, FL
  • Amphitheater – Ybor City, FL
  • Moongate – St. Pete, FL
  • Bliss – Clearwater, FL
  • BLUR – Dunedin, FL
  • Gonzo’s Night Club – Lakeland, FL
  • Empire – Ybor City, FL
  • Pleasure Dome – Ybor City, FL
  • Whiskey Park North
  • AKA Traders – Lakeland, FL
  • 1509 – Ybor City, FL
  • Vertigo – Ybor City, FL
  • Meko’s – Seminole, FL
  • Fantasy Ranch – Tampa, FL
  • Ozone – Tampa, FL
  • DNA – Tampa, FL
  • The Castle – Ybor City
  • Flo Lounge – Clearwater, FL
  • Frankie’s Patio – Ybor City, FL
  • Montego’s Bay Club – Clearwater, FL
  • Bennigan’s After Dark Club – St. Pete, FL
  • Karma – St. Pete, FL
  • Cuban Club – Ybor City, FL
  • 901 – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • Sol Caliente – Downtown St. Petersburg, FL
  • Boat Yard Village – Clearwater, FL
  • OASIS – Hollywood, FL
  • The Studio – Downtown Tampa, FL
  • Ushwaya ’98 Music Festival- Jacksonville, FL
  • The Bomb ’98 Music Festival – Tampa Fair Grounds – Tampa, FL
  • Sunset ’06 & ’07 – Vinoy Park – St. Pete, FL
  •  Chill Lounge 2010, 2011 – St Pete, Tampa, FL
  • Martini Republic – Tampa, FL
  • Clasico’s Cafe and Bar – SRQ

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