40 Years Behind The Decks. Chicago's longest running female DJ, started spinning records in 1973 for a bunch of friends at an after-school latch-key kids program. From there, went on to spin at some of the trendiest clubs in Chicago & around the globe. DJ VAL was honored to be named to the Architects of House as one of the 100 most influential DJ’s in the Chicago House Music scene between 1975 and 1995. She plays a wide variety of genre's to include EDM, house & whatever it takes to move a crowd. She has held three 15 year club residencies. Cadillac Jacks, Marianna's & Studio 31 & presently holds 5 residencies & Guest spots at Marianna's every Friday & Saturday, Studio 31 Bi-monthly, Zante Bi-monthly, Perception Lounge Bi-monthly & Cocktail Bi-weekly, along with several guest appearances around the globe. DJ VAL has been involved in internet radio the last several years & is still working on the future of internet radio with a launch in the near future of a new internet adventure!