It is time, once again, to introduce you to another of our wonderful and talented DJs! Today is your golden opportunity to get acquainted with Juan Leon! Born in Lima, Peru and raised in Centreville, VA, Juan is an awesome DJ and all around nice guy. When he’s not spinning for couples on their big day, he’s working in immigration law or volunteering with kids. Keep reading to learn more about Juan!
What’s the first concert you ever attended? Sonic Youth at the 9:30 Club.
What’s the *best* concert you ever attended? Public Enemy with Son of Bazerk opening.
Say you’re forming your dream rock band – you can have any 5 members you want, dead or alive. Who’s in the band? Chuck D, Sarah Cracknell (Saint Etienne) , Bryan Ferry, Bernard Sumner (New Order), Munchi. All frontmen/women and Munchi DJ'ing!
What movie do you never get tired of watching? The Warriors. Streets of Fire. Hard Times. Anything by Walter Hill, really.
Say you’re a contestant on Jeopardy. What are your 5 dream categories? Music Videos, 90's/2000's Latin Pop, The Poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke, US Soccer Heroes, "S"words
What’s something most people can do that you cannot? Cook Easy Mac competently. Draw circles better than a first grader.
What is a talent you wish you had? I wish I could dunk.
Who would play you in a movie about your life? Peruvian soccer legend Claudio Pizarro.
What five things are always in your fridge? Ketchup, sweet tea, peanut butter, mayonnaise, more ketchup (I'm not much of a cook).
What is your favorite place on Earth? U Street Music Hall
What’s the first thing you remember wanting to be when you grew up? A writer.
What's the best love song ever written? Nothing Can Stop Us Now (Richard X Remix)- Saint Etienne
What music artists would you love to see on a client's playlist for a wedding? Saint Etienne, Hector Lavoe, Don Omar, Michael Jackson, Daft Punk
What are some of your favorite reception sites in the Baltimore/DC area? The Hay Adams, Meridian House, Bluemont Vineyard, the Gaylord Hotel- National Harbor