Monthly Archives: April 2011

Lights or No Lights?

 This topic is something that is a bit sensitive to a number of DJs, including myself!   When you’re looking to hire a DJ, one of the easiest ways to raise the cost of your event is to add lighting … Continue reading

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Choreographed or NOT? The not-so-secret reality about choreographing your first dance…

First, I know some people I have grown up with may be offended, specifically some dance teachers.  As a professional singer and dancer from a young age, I know how difficult it is to learn choreography to a song.  If … Continue reading

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Hire a Pro or Save Money and Have a Friend Do It?

I’ve been hearing a lot from wedding couples lately about their plans to hire a friend to DJ or photograph their wedding.  I am not a photographer, and some photographers that do not specialize in weddings may do a good … Continue reading

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You don’t need the ‘YMCA’ to get people dancing!

When I was trying to come up with a new topic for my next blog, I started thinking about the music that I’ve heard played at “typical” weddings.  No sooner did I start brainstorming did I have a meeting with a potential client that asked … Continue reading

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Hiring a DJ: Specifics

One of the things that truly disheartens me the most is when a potential client contacts me and the first question they ask is, “How much do you charge?” This is not because I am necessarily out of their budget…normally, … Continue reading

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What should be “Your Song”?

When you’re planning a wedding, one of the most important, most memorable, and has the potential to have the longest-lasting impact is the couples ‘First Dance’. The most important aspect of the ‘First Dance’ is the song that the Bride … Continue reading

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Hiring the WRONG vendor is no laughing matter!

When you’re having an event, especially when that event is your wedding, the biggest and best party you should ever attend, hiring the right vendor is key.  Hiring the wrong vendor, no matter how much money you save, is a waste of … Continue reading

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