After his graduation from the University of Kansas in 2007, Ashton transitioned his love for nightlife into a job managing a popular dance club in Lawrence, Kansas.There, under the critical eyes of DJ B-Stee and DJ Archie, he began creating his own style and fine-tuning his skills as a DJ.
In 2008, Ashton made the move to Kansas City and began the extensive process of making a name for himself in the scene and establishing relationships within the community of local DJs. His commitment to constantly evolving his musical repertoire and improving his technique are invaluable traits that keep Ashton in high demand. Ask any of his devoted following and they will tell you, “Ashton definitely plays what we want to hear and many thing that we didn’t even know we wanted to hear.” The party atmosphere that Ashton brings to his gigs keeps energy high and people on the dance floor all night.
Ashton has played several venues in the Kansas City area, including; One80, Ernie Biggs, Czar Bar, Luna, Club 1000, Garment District, , Velvet Dog, Tower Tavern, Sumo by Numbaro, Fuel, Re:Verse Mosaic, Rock Bar, The Jones Pool and the Power & Light Live Stage… just to name a few.
Ashton has also headlined several of Kansas City’s premier events, such as New Years Eve 2011 Kc Live Block Party, Bud Light Platinum 6.0 Launch Party, Cerner Corporation’s Night Of The Titans Halloween Party & Perceptive Software’s Annual Holiday Party. All held in the Midland Theater located downtown in the Power & Light District.
He also is involved with several charity events throughout the year, such as The Lymphoma & Leukemia Society, Breast Cancer Awareness, Red Cross, Helping Hands Foundation & Operation Breakthrough. The list continues to grow.
Ashton also keeps a positive relationship with EventKc.com , a successful event production company based out of Kansas City, together they host annual parties including the White Party, and The Rock The Block Fashion Show, among others.
His current Monthlies are comprised of Fo Thai, Ra, Sol Cantina, The Well, The Point, Rock Bar, Mosaic, Hotel, both in the Power & Light District. As well as Club Indigo (Wichita, KS) and The Cave & Tonic (Lawrence, KS)
Under his current contract with SOUL MGMT, Ashton has made numerous out-of-state debuts. These include; Opening for DJ Scene at Studio 54 (Las Vegas, NV), Café Boa (Scottsdale, AZ), W Hotel (Scottsdale, AZ), W Hotel (Los Angles, CA), Elite Lounge (Omaha, NE), Margarita’s (Des Moines, IA), Club Indigo (Wichita, KS), Autumn Music Festival, Club Mekka (Miami, FL), B-Lounge (Gallup, NM), Whisky Park (Minneapolis, MN), Robusto Room (Denver, CO) The Jet (Denver, CO)