About Rix The Mix
Rix The Mix is a small DJ business
operated out of Walla Walla Washington by Richard and Lori Bessey.
Richard Bessey started DJ'ing when he was a sophmore in Highschool after
attending a dance at the local highschool and he thought he could do
a better job. Richard and some of his friends were able to piece together
some guitar amplifiers, home stereo equipment, and car audio equipment
and started providing the music for the school dance.
As time went on, Richard Bessey kept DJ'ing through highschool and during
his senior year of highschool did his senior project on starting a small
business DJ'ing. What Richard learned from this was trying to make it
on DJ'ing alone was hard, and he decided to keep DJ'ing as a part time
job and pursue computer technology for full time employment.
Years have passed, the home stereo equipment has been all replaced with
professional audio equipment and lighting and Richard has refined his
DJ'ing skills through the years and used technology to provide better
Richard married Lori in 2006 and Lori started to help out at some of
the larger gigs.
The reason Richard got into DJ'ing and keeps doing it is the feeling
behind you get behind the table you get when entertaining a big crowd.
Rix The Mix DJ Service has performed at multiple
venues in the Walla Walla Valley. Everywhere from Dayton Washington
to Tollgate Oregon. We have performed at wineries, cabins, wedding venue's,
farms, barns, multi-purpose rooms, camps, etc...
Through 20+ years of DJ'ing, Richard has learned
how to work with a variety of audiences. Everything from the big band
music of the 50's, hip hop, rap, top 40, country, pop music, we got
it all and have worked with the younger age groups (Junior High) as