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DJ Orion / Hugh Jeffner

DJ Orion / Hugh Jeffner

Indianapolis, IN

Hugh Jeffner… also known as DJ Orion is an Arizona native with over two decades of turntable smashing sets to his credit. This very enigmatic performer has been rocking dance floors everywhere crafting a unique and unmistakable sound. Razor sharp DJ skills, a solid studio IQ, and rock steady performances on national stages have made this polarizing entertainer a must see event.

DJ Orion got started spinning over two decades ago during the turntable revolution in the late 80’s and early 90’s. His love affair with vinyl records, samplers, and talent to match has produced one of the most successful radio DJ’s in the US.

Living in the ever changing club scene and global music explosion, DJ Orion traveled endlessly in pursuit of nightclub residencies, concert performance opportunities, and any open set of turntables to jam on. This unwavering work ethic towards music was an unconscious guide to his upcoming radio career. In 1999, he moved to Indianapolis to pursue a new music scene. Once here, he aggressively reached out to promoters, radio personalities, and countless street DJ’s for gigs or a chance at commercial radio. Shortly afterwards, he met DJ Indiana Jones at prominent local night hotspot. This was the launch pad for a radio career that is still going strong. (WNOU/ RadioNOW 100.9/ www.radionowindy.com)

This landmark decision to pursue commercial radio opened up opportunities to perform at national level A List events. Some of these benchmarks include The Indianapolis 500, NASCAR, NCAA Final Four, USF1, US Moto GP, NFL, and well over 150 appearances as an opening / backline (Artist DJ) on massive concert stages. These large scale event performances inevitably landed Orion in an up and coming Indianapolis based hip hop trio known as The Cleptoz. Despite never landing a major record deal, The Cleptoz regularly traveled and rocked many college campuses from Indiana University, Purdue, and the world famous Ohio State.

During this journey, he entered a small handful of turntable style DJ battles to sharpen his teeth on the decks. The end result is a well rounded approach to being a DJ using artistic creativity, track selection, and seamless mixing. This attention to detail has landed him weekly and monthly club residencies at premier venues. These consistent performances attracted bookings from many celebrities like Peyton Manning (NFL), Isaiah Thomas (NBA Hall of Famer), and Lebron James (NBA) just to name a few.
Currently, Orion is reinventing his sound and image under the name Hugh Jeffner. This change of direction professionally is leading the way to a career as a producer/artist/DJ. Most recently, his production work landed him a few licensed remixes with the most notable being “Lunatic” by artist/songwriter Candi Lynn (www.candilynn.com)

Most recently he has landed residencies in Las Vegas, Atlantic City, and Los Angeles is on the horizon. Look for Mr. Jeffner in your market soon.

Quick Facts

-National DJ for MillerLite (IRL/NASCAR/MOTO GP/SUPERBOWL)
-Official Playboy Golf DJ
-12 Year Radio DJ (WNOU/KSYN/WKFR/WXAJ)
-Official DJ for Coor’s Light 2011-12 Super Bowl Event (Ice Cube) SB-XLVI

National Events (Headliner DJ/Opening Act)

– 2006 NCAA Final Four (Monument Circle/Indianapolis, IN)
– 2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011 NASCAR Brickyard 400
– 2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011 Indianapolis 500
– 2006 USF1 (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
– 2008/2009/2010/2011 US Moto GP (Indianapolis Motor Speedway)
– 2008/2009/2010/2011 Fantasy 500 Race Party (Hilbert Theater/Monument Circle/Indianapolis)
Arenas (Headliner/Opening Act):
– Conseco Field House (Hillary Duff 2004/Jay-Z 2010)
– Conseco Field House (Lady Gaga 2010)
– Conseco Field House (Britney Spears/Pauly D. 2011)
– Conseco Field House (Katy Perry 2011)
– Verizon Wireless Outdoor Arena I.D. Festival 2011(Electronic Music)
– Verizon Wireless Outdoor Arena Nickelback 2010
– Verizon Wireless Outdoor Arena Lil Wayne/Rick Ross 2011
– RCA Dome (Former Indianapolis Colts Stadium)
– Pepsi Coliseum
– I.M.S. (Indianapolis Motor Speedway) NASCAR/IRL/F1/US Moto GP
– Capitol Convention Center (Twista)
– Indiana State Fair Grounds (Tino Coury)
Artists/Bands (Opened For/Opening Act/DJ):
– Lynard Skynard Indianapolis Motor Speedway 2012
– Robbie Krieger (The Doors)-Los Angeles
– DJ Colleen Shannon(Voted Worlds Sexiest DJ)SB-XLVI
– Pauly D SB-XLVI
– Vito G.(Atlantic City #1)
– DJ Scene SB-XLVI
– Demi Lovato
– Joe Jonas
– Tech9ine (Murat Egyptian Room)
– Raekwon/Ghostface/Mobb Deep (Murat Egyptian Room)
– Lillex (Monument Circle)
– Liz Phair (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Black Eyed Peas (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Rihanna (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Bowling For Soup (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Good Charlotte (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Simple Plan (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Clay Aiken (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Kelly Clarkson (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Fuel (Broad Ripple Music Fest)
– DF Dub (Broadripple Music Fest)
– Jessica Simpson (Monument Circle)
– Chris Brown (NCAA Final Four 2006)
– John Cougar Mellencamp (NCAA Final Four 2006)
– Wreckers (NCAA Final Four 2006)
– Carrie Underwood (NCAA Final Four 2006)
– O.A.R.(Monument Circle)
– 3OH!3 (Murat Egyptian Room)
– We The Kings (Murat Egyptian Room)
– Sean Kingston (Murat Egyptian Room)
– Too Short (World Mardi Gras)
– Click Five (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Pussycat Dolls (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Yellow Card (IMS)
– Saliva (IMS)
– Chevelle (IMS)
– Josh Kelly (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Howie Day (Butler University)
– Chingy (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Nelly Furtado (Pepsi Coliseum)
– Kid Rock (IMS Front Straight/Pit Contest)
– Stone Temple Pilots (IMS Front Straight/Pit Contest)
– 3 Doors Down (IMS Front Straight/Pit Contest)
– Lifehouse (NCAA Final Four 2006)
– DJ Collette (Blu)
– DJ Aphrodite (Therapy)
– Sum 41 (IMS)
– Hillary Duff (Conseco Field House)
– Jay-Z (Conseco Field House/Entrance/Parking Lot)
– Rhymefest (Vogue)
– JoJo
– Ryan Cabrera
– Rooney
– Serai
– Ke$ha
– Gym Class Heroes
– Cobra Starship
– Staind
– Papa Roach
– Slater Hogan
– John Larner
– Indiana Jones

Artists/Bands

(Back Line DJed For Performance):
– Kacy Battaglia (LuLus)
– Common (Ice Ultra Lounge)
– Twista (Capitol Convention Center/Illinois)
– Mike Jones (Capitol Convention Center/Illinois)
– Cleptoz
– Candi Lynn

Clubs Played

– Harrah’s Pool Atlantic City, NJ(America’s #1 Mega Club)
– Vogue – Indianapolis, IN
– Subterra – Indianapolis, IN
– Blu – INdianapolis, IN
– Sensu – Indianapolis, IN
– Tiki Bobs – Indianapolis, IN
– Eye Candy Sound Lounge – Las Vegas, NV
– Good Hurt – Los Angeles, CA
– Buda Lounge – Indianapolis, IN

Celebrity Parties

– 2010/2011 EntouRAJ Celebrity Tennis Tournament Rajev Ram(ATP Pro)
– 2008/2009/2010 Fantasy 500 Race Party
– Lebron James Celebrity Party 2009 (Six Ultra Lounge) (Cleveland Cavaliers)
– Marcus Pollard Make A Wish 2007 (Mos) (Indianapolis Colts)
– 2006-2007 Indianapolis Colts Superbowl Send Off Party (Seven)
– 100th Centennial Indianapolis 500 Headling DJ
Current Residencies:
– Subterra/Bi-Monthly/Events
– Tiki Bobs/Monthly
– Britton Tavern/Weekly
– Sensu/Bi-Monthly
– Blu Ultra Lounge/Monthly
– Harrah’s Pool After Dark – Atlantic City, NJ/BI-Monthly
– Eye Candy Sound Lounge – Las Vegas, NV/BI-Monthly

RADIO

– WNOU/FM/RadioNOW 100.9/Indianapolis, In USA MIXSHOW Coordinator
– Friday 10p-2a
– Saturday 11p-12:30a

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