Music is one of the most important details of the big day, and believe it or not, something that needs to be thought of well in advance because good DJs and live bands book up fast. For some couples, deciding between a live band and a DJ is a no-brainer (they have family friends in …

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ipod wedding

In recent years, there has been a trend towards “iPod weddings.” In other words, couples program their music to an iPod and then rent a speaker system. The music is put on auto-pilot, and for special songs, a friend or family member operates the iPod. The main attraction of this configuration is the perceived “cost …

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wedding lighting ideas

With a wedding, a once-in-a-lifetime occasion, consider adding creative touches to make your celebration unforgettable. Below are listed seven ideas that can make your event memorable for both you and your guests. These enhancements span both lighting and music/entertainment services. Most professional mobile DJ companies provide these value-added services, or can refer you to a …

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wedding dj questions

In years past, mobile disc jockeys were a rare breed. In the days prior to CDs, DJs were required to own and transport their cumbersome vinyl collections to an event. Fast forwarding to 2012, nearly all DJs perform from a laptop computer using MP3s. Equipment costs have plummeted, and professional audio equipment is readily available …

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Your wedding seems to be planned down to the tiniest detail; the only thing remaining is for you to hire a DJ or a wedding orchestra. Well, it can be a tough call, but not impossible as long as you create a balance and see the pros and cons of such an event. This can …

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wedding reception music

Recently I met with a couple planning their wedding last minute. They were nice young professionals throwing their Church wedding together in a matter of weeks. While we were discussing the music to be played and working on The First Dance and other traditional wedding songs, The Groom looked me in the eye and frankly …

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It is very common for The Bride and Groom to have contrasting tastes in music. In our daily life, this creates diversity and you know what they say about diversity and the spice of life. BUT when it comes to your wedding day, this contrast is not the spice you may be looking for. So …

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This past Saturday I was DJ and MC for a wonderful young couple who planned an amazing outdoor wedding on really the first beautiful weather day of the season. All week we were dealing with rain and more rain and Saturday I woke up to blue skies and sunshine! It was such a relief.   …

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wedding first dance

I had the opportunity to replace an unreliable DJ for a young couple’s wedding last September. They had booked their DJ almost a year in advance including paying his deposit. With five weeks to go before the big day, he had not sent a copy of his insurance certificate that was required for the venue …

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Often couples have no idea what songs or music lend themselves best to each tradition. They often look to the wedding DJ to get the benefit of their experience and expertise without pushing them to do what the professional thinks is best. After all, it’s YOUR wedding!

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disc jockeys

You enter the room to cheers and glasses tapping and you see some guy standing behind the DJ equipment wearing a t-shirt and jeans that you have never met before pronouncing your name incorrectly. Who is this guy and what is he doing at our wedding? Where is the DJ we booked?

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wedding musicians

Wedding Band Negotiating 101 Unless you happen to make your living as a talent agent, your wedding band or DJ is probably the first entertainer you have ever hired.  The good news is that by the time you finally say “I do” you will have dealt with so many different wedding vendors (florists, caterers, wedding …

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wedding dj

The music you choose for your wedding day makes the soundtrack of all your wedding memories. From poignant to joyous, music creates the atmosphere for you and your guests. Take the time to plan the wedding and reception music according to the melody you want. Begin planning your wedding and reception music as soon as …

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