Bobby Gaines, Owner & Operator
Bobby Gaines, known by his professional name as “DJ24,” is a DJ, emcee/MC, and sound engineer. He is the CEO and owner of Alpha24 Entertainment, LLC, a company he started in 2015. Alpha24 Entertainment specializes in DJ and sound services for weddings, anniversary celebrations, birthday and graduation parties, speaking engagements, church services and musical programs, and other special events.
“Alpha24 Entertainment’s goal is to always achieve the highest level of client satisfaction by providing excellent service to all my clients.”
~ Bobby Gaines, Owner/CEO
Bobby was born and raised in Tallahassee, Florida. One of his most influential roles is that of a father to two children (son and daughter). He served in the US Army. After he completed his service in the Army, Bobby attended college where he earned an Associate’s degree and a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Macon State and Thomas University respectively. He also earned a Master’s degree in Sports Management from American University.
Bobby comes from a musically talented family, and often showcases his gift of singing as a member of the Bethlehem Gospel Singers. He continues to build on his craft with an unmatched motivation and dedication to become a truly unique and unforgettable DJ and sound engineer. He has great passion for music and entertainment, and prides himself on making sure each event flows smoothly from beginning to end by working closely with our clients to ensure exactly what they need for their special occasion is delivered. Bobby’s goal is to always achieve the highest level of client satisfaction by providing excellent service.
For over five years, Bobby has also worked as a sound engineer. He has a great understanding of communication techniques, sound quality, electronics, and amplification coupled with his experience as a singer allows Bobby to utilize his knowledge of pitch and acoustics to provide a balanced, high quality sound for musicians and singers across many different genres such as R&B, Gospel, Jazz, and Soul, etc.
Local influences in sound engineering include Blake Bosarge, James Bourbeau, Jeffrey Gaines, and Debo Howard.
Bobby learned at an early age that being a DJ requires a lot more than just playing songs. His earliest DJ influences were friends he knew as a teen. Bobby’s career as a DJ began at age 16 and he’s has been perfecting his skills now for over 30 years. His love for all genres of music makes him one of the most sought-after local DJs in Tallahassee and the surrounding areas. He knows what it takes to keep the guests at any party on the dance floor, and how to play great music for guests of all ages and any occasion.
Local DJs that have influenced Bobby include DJ Rob Swift, DJ Jelly, GucciD/Ice Man, CB, DJ Slick Watts, and the late Sheldon “DJ Saxwell“ Martinez.