Meet your DJ
Joe Rivera - DJ MOJOE

HOMETOWN: Newbury Park, CA

COLLEGE: California State University of Northridge

DEGREE: Bachelor of Science in Nutrition, Dietetics & Food Science (Summa Cum Laude)

MUSIC STYLE: Open Format (Multi-Genre)

LOVES TO MIX: Top 40, Hip Hop & R&B, EDM


INTERESTS: Dogs, Health & Fitness, Travel, Food

I Have a Secret.

There was a time I lost my “mojoe”. Here’s what happened…

There I was, a straight “A” college student trying to figure out my future after graduation. I love food, fitness, and I had my B.S. in Nutrition and Food Science. But even more than those, I loved music. The thing is, at the time I was still deciding between my nutrition career or following my passion in music. The big problem was that I followed my nutrition career and found myself miserable.

I wasn't nearly as happy as I thought I'd be. My work was unstable and unsatisfying. They programmed me to do exactly what they wanted and drained every ounce of creativity from my body. The only time I truly felt myself was when I DJ at night. It gave me control. It gave me connection. It gave me fun.

My lack of clarity spilled over to my relationships, my health, and other aspects of my life. Then what happened next changed my trajectory…

My corporate contract ended. I was in survival mode and I had to figure out my next steps. They offered me another 1-year contract as a data analyst and I had 48 hours to accept. That night it became crystal clear to me why I was so unhappy.

I declined the offer and committed myself to succeeding as a DJ for the next 365 days. The uncertainty of my decision loomed over my head like a personal thunder cloud, but my choice felt right.

My plan was to start DJing full-time. So I started finding clients: friends, couples, and businesses. I learned everything about next-level DJing, awesome events, what good parties need, and what fun clients want! I then got lots of love for my work! Soon enough I started influencing and building up the Event and DJ industry.

After a few years, we got more referrals than I could handle and finally became a full-time DJ in August 2015. Building on that success, I decided to educate other DJs and event professionals on new practices to create the next-level experiences for them and their clients.

With DJ MOJOE I can now share my fire and passion with my friends, clients, and couples! And that's why I'm so excited to share this with you so you can experience the same MOJOE!


My wife and I had our wedding in Maui and we were able to secure Joe's services. We could not be more happy and thankful. He was very cooperative, organized and detailed, trying to get the complete feel of our wedding, down to what attire he would be wearing and asking for the phonetic spelling of our entire wedding party.

He made sure we got exactly what we wanted. We gave him most of the creative control during the cocktail hour and during the dance portion and he did an awesome job keeping the flow and playing songs that catered to the older crowd, the younger group, 80s lovers, etc. With him, you can be assured that the music portion of your wedding will go smoothly, so it is one thing you won't need to stress about. As an MC, he did a great job making announcements and keeping to our schedule, as difficult as it was.

He also made many suggestions and ideas that worked better than what we originally planned for, most notably during the garter toss segment that most of our guests really enjoyed and went crazy over. Also, he went above and beyond by agreeing to fly out to Maui for us, which I believe was his first non-local event. So if you're thinking of having a destination wedding, we would definitely recommend him. You will need to arranged transportation costs, but it was definitely worth it. Thank you so much Joe for coming out to Maui, doing what you do best, and helping us have the wedding of our dreams become a reality

Hans & Merijoyce


DJ MOJOE is SERIOUSLY THE BEST! He made our wedding absolutely unforgettable! I found him online and followed him on Instagram @dj_mojoe to watch all of his live videos and instastories from events. His MC skills are on point and he did a wonderful job incorporating special surprise dances, couples games and worked with the videographer to set up audio for videos and slideshows.

The audience loved him! People kept asking me if he was a personal friend or relative because he was so in tune with our style of music and really engaged with the crowd and had everyone on their feet dancing! People are still talking about how fun the wedding was and everyone I talk to have told me this is the best wedding they have ever attended! 

The dance floor was so crowded it looked like a nightclub!! Joe is so awesome to work with and always replied to our text messages and took the time to call us to discuss the planning. Very responsive and quick over emails as well. We love you Joe! Thank you again for saving the day and helping create the best day of our lives!

Erma & Bryan


DJ MoJoe was the absolute best DJ we could possibly dream of having for our wedding. From the first meeting with him, my husband and I could tell that Joe has a vivacious, passionate energy and a warm, friendly personality. We decided to have him as our DJ right away and it was one of our best decisions in our whole wedding planning process. Joe is extremely organized, flexible, encouraging, friendly, and an incredible DJ.

He made us completely comfortable from the very beginning, and we felt that he very much understood our style and music taste. And we were right! All of the music DJ MoJoe played on our big day was exactly our style and he organized everything wonderfully with amazing transitions and tone-setting songs. He is very passionate and also detail-oriented, and worked with us carefully to get the timing right for everything.

He had so many fun ideas to get our audience having fun and participating during the reception. During our whole wedding--from the ceremony, to the cocktail hour, to the reception--he played the perfect music set, made clear announcements, and set an awesome, lively vibe for the whole evening. He got everyone dancing! Our dance floor was PACKED. Many of our friends at our wedding complimented the music selection and told us our DJ is awesome. For future events and any of our friends' weddings, we would absolutely recommend DJ MoJoe. We love DJ MoJoe--he is the best!

Meini & Kevin


DJ MoJoe was amazing! He was so easy to communicate with, professional, timely and talentedEveryone at our wedding loved him, (even our vendors) and we are so glad we found him! I would highly recommend him to anyone and I honestly wish I could have another event just to hire him... He made our lives so easy and fun throughout the entire process!

Stephanie & Eddie

What Do You Need a DJ For?

DJ & MC Performance Training

Although DJ MOJOE was self-taught, he continues to educate himself and build his skill set so he can be an exceptional performer. Below are some resources and training that shaped the talent who he is today.

- Scratch DJ Academy Graduate -
- VOX DJ MC Workshop -
- Make It Grand! MC & Performance Workshop -
- DJ Expo in New Jersey -
- Mobile Beat in Las Vegas -
- Wedding MBA in Las Vegas -
- "Top Performer" by Carr Hagerman -
- "Wedding Receptions That Rock!" by Rich Amooi -
- "Be The Best Wedding MC" by Dave Shanks -
- "How To Be An Awesome Wedding MC" by Ben Stainlay -
- "E=Emcee Squared: Tips and Techniques by Rae Stonehouse -
- "Learn How To Be A Great Wedding MC!!" by Chris Parsons -
- "Improve Communication: Speak Smoothly, Clearly & Confidently" by Michael Williams -
- Natalie Warne, TED Talk Speaker, Coach -

Preferred Vendor At:

Below is a list of venue locations where they recommend DJ MOJOE for your event.

- Ethereal Open Air Resort | Escondido -
- Green Gables Wedding Estate | San Marcos -
- Hotel Angeleno | Los Angeles -
- Knollwood Country Club | Granada Hills -
- Rancho Sol del Pacifico | Malibu -
- The Oaks Club | Santa Clarita -
- Twin Oaks Garden Estate | San Marcos -
- Villa del Sol d'Oro | Sierre Madre -
- Walnut Grove | Moorpark -

Other Venues with DJ MOJOE Performances

  • 118 West Studio | Simi Valley

  • 7 Degrees | Laguna Niguel

  • 94th Aero Squadron | Van Nuys

  • Agoura Hills Recreation and Event Center | Agoura Hills

  • Alexandria Ballrooms | Los Angeles

  • Alta Vista Country Club | Placentia

  • Anaheim Packing District | Anaheim

  • Angel Stadium | Anaheim

  • Avenue of the Arts | Costa Mesa

  • Bard Mansion | Oxnard

  • Belasco Theatre | Los Angeles

  • Bel Air Bay Club | Pacific Palisades

  • Boulevard 3 | Hollywood

  • Brandview Ballroom |Glendale

  • Brookside Golf Course | Pasadena

  • Brookview Ranch | Agoura Hills

  • Camarillo Ranch House | Camarillo

  • Calabasas Country Club | Calabasas

  • Calamigos Ranch | Malibu

  • Canary Hotel | Santa Barbara

  • Cannon’s Seafood | Dana Point

  • Casa Del Mar | Santa Monica

  • Castle Green | Pasadena

  • Chase Palm Park | Santa Barbara

  • Colony | Anaheim

  • Craft | Los Angeles

  • Delta Hotel | Garden Grove

  • Deluxe Banquet Hall | Burbank

  • Doubletree Hilton | Monrovia

  • Duke's Malibu | Malibu

  • Dream Palace Banquet | Glendale

  • Eagle Glen Golf Club | Corona

  • Earl B. Miller Japanese Garden | Long Beach

  • Eden Gardens | Moorpark

  • Embassy Suites by Anaheim South | Garden Grove

  • Empress Pavilion | Los Angeles

  • Ethereal Gardens | Escondido

  • Falkner Winery | Temecula

  • Four Seasons | Westlake Village

  • Gerry's Ranch | Camarillo

  • Grand Vista Hotel | Simi Valley

  • Green Gables | San Marcos

  • Hartley Botanica | Somis

  • Hidden Hills Community Center | Hidden Hills

  • Hilton Hotel | Pasadena

  • Hilton Hotel | Woodland Hills

  • Hilton | Universal City

  • Hotel Angeleno | Los Angeles

  • Hotel Indigo | Los Angeles

  • Hotel Irvine | Irvine

  • Hotel Maya | Long Beach

  • Houdini Estate | Los Angeles

  • Hummingbird Nest Ranch | Santa Susana

  • Hyatt Regency | Westlake Village

  • Imperial Palace Banquet Hall | Pasadena

  • Indian Wells Golf Resort | Palm Springs

  • InterContinental | Century City

  • J. Zhou | Santa Ana

  • James Irvine Japanese Garden | Los Angeles

  • JW Marriott | Los Angeles

  • King Hua | Alhambra

  • Knollwood Country Club | Granada Hills

  • LA Banquets | Glendale

  • LA River Center & Gardens | Los Angeles

  • La Mirara Golf Course | La Mirada

  • Lake Arrowhead Resort & Spa | Lake Arrowhead

  • Lakewood Country Club | Lakewood

  • Lantana | Santa Monica

  • La Quinta Resort & Club | La Quinta

  • Las Posas Country Club | Camarillo

  • Level 3 | Hollywood

  • Los Angeles Athletic Club | Los Angeles

  • Los Angeles Convention Center | Los Angeles

  • Los Robles Greens | Thousand Oaks

  • Los Verdes Golf Course | Palos Verdes

  • Lure Nightclub | Hollywood

  • Madera Kitchen | Hollywood

  • Malibu West Beach Club | Malibu

  • Malibu Rocky Oaks | Malibu

  • Malibou Lake Mountain Club | Malibu

  • Mandalay Bay Resort | Oxnard

  • McCormick Home Ranch | Camarillo

  • Metropol | Glendale

  • Monrovia Historical Museum | Monrovia

  • Michael’s | Santa Monica

  • Millennium Biltmore | Los Angeles

  • Mon Amour Banquet | Anaheim

  • Montebello Country Club | Montebello

  • Moorpark Country Club | Moorpark

  • Mountain Gate Country Club | Los Angeles

  • Mr. C | Beverly Hills

  • Natural History Museum | Los Angeles

  • Newhall Mansion | Piru

  • Newport Beach Marriott | Newport Beach

  • North Ranch Country Club | Westlake Village

  • Oak Park Community Center | Oak Park

  • Ocean Star Restaurant | Monterey Park

  • Odyssey Restaurant | Granada Hills

  • Old Mission Santa Barbara | Santa Barbara

  • Olympia Banquet Hall | Van Nuys

  • Pasadena Senior Center | Pasadena

  • Palm Garden Hotel | Thousand Oaks

  • Pelican Hill Resort | Newport Beach

  • Peter Strauss Ranch | Agoura Hills

  • Peterson Automobile Museum | Los Angeles

  • Pine Hills Lodge | Julian

  • Point Vicente Interpretive Center | Rancho Palos Verdes

  • Porter Valley Country Club | Northridge

  • QAD Inc. | Santa Barbara

  • Quail Ranch | Simi Valley

  • Rancho Sol Del Pacifico | Malibu

  • Rancho Vista Golf Club| Palmdale

  • Redondo Beach Historic Library | Redondo Beach

  • Renaissance Hotel | Laguna Beach

  • Ritz-Carlton | Laguna Niguel

  • Royal Hollywood | Hollywood

  • Ruby Street | Los Angeles

  • Saddle Peak Lodge | Calabasas

  • Saddle Ranch | Santa Clarita

  • Saddlerock Ranch | Malibu

  • Santa Barbara Mission

  • Sheraton Gateway LAX | Los Angeles

  • Sherwood Country Club | Thousand Oaks

  • Shrine Auditorium | Los Angeles

  • Shutters on the Beach | Santa Monica

  • Skirball Cultural Center | Los Angeles

  • SmogShoppe | Los Angeles

  • Spanish Hills Country Club | Camarillo

  • St. Monica Church | Santa Monica

  • Stagecoach Inn Museum | Newbury Park

  • Sugar Beach Events | Maui, Hawaii

  • Sur Restaurant | West Hollywood

  • Teen Center | Thousand Oaks

  • Terranea Resort | Rancho Palos Verdes

  • The 1909 | Topanga

  • The Belamar Hotel | Manhattan Beach

  • The Fig House | Los Angeles

  • The Grand | Long Beach

  • The Hacienda | Santa Ana

  • The Huntley | Santa Monica

  • The Langham Huntington | Pasadena

  • The Lodge at Malibou Lake | Agoura Hills

  • The Oaks | Thousand Oaks

  • The Queen Mary | Long Beach

  • The Ranch | Laguna Beach

  • The Reef | Long Beach

  • The Resort at Pelican Hill | Newport Beach

  • The Royal Restaurant | Westminster

  • The Villa | Westminster

  • Tiato | Santa Monica

  • Twin Oaks Garden Estate | San Marcos

  • UCLA | Los Angeles

  • USC | Los Angeles

  • Ventura Beach Club | Ventura

  • Veranda's Beach House | Manhattan Beach

  • Vertigo Event Venue | Glendale

  • Villa Sol D'Oro | Sierre Madre

  • W Hollywood | Hollywood

  • Walnut Grove | Moorpark

  • Westin Bonaventure | Los Angeles

  • Westlake Village Inn | Westlake Village

  • Woodland Hills Country Club | Woodland Hills

  • Wood Ranch Country Club | Simi Valley

  • Yamashiro Hollywood | Hollywood

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