KidRiot (Amanda Romero) is a Southside Chicago DJ. She started DJing at the age of 17. Before DJing she was the dancing type, started off breakdancing so she always had a good ear for music. Influenced by some of her closest friends and artists- CZR, Ghetto Division, Second City Underground DJs, & the AudioTekz.
She started off DJing at house parties in the Southside of Chicago. Landing her first residency at the age of 18 at a local bar in Pilsen, Chicago. That’s where she created her event Runaway Wednesdays which was a night dedicated to the LGBTQ community. Soon after came more residencies, festivals and concerts.
She has opened up for the House Music Legend Dajae at the All-Stars of House Music (2016). She has also played at the House of Sol (2016), the Taste of Chicago (2018) & the Queens of House Music Festival (2018 & 2019).
Today she has residencies at notable clubs and venues across the Chicago-Land area.
(Cuvée Chicago, Electric Hotel, Vintage Bar, Zoe’s Patio, Replay Lakeview, & Hydrate Nightclub Chicago)
She continues to grow as a DJ, she has began creating her own DJ intros and edits. She is a open format DJ with a high energy sound. Keep an eye out for her at local venues near you.