Tag Archives: Event

You Said “YES”…What Now!?

Happy New Year!  I hope the holidays were fantastic for everyone!  I want to congratulate all of the newly-engaged couples and wish them nothing but the BEST, and as easy of a time planning their wedding as possible!  Becoming engaged … Continue reading

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Do You Really NEED 40 Uplights?

I’ve been talking to wedding coordinators lately about their likes and dislikes about DJs they have worked with in the past to try to improve the service I am providing to my clients.  I ask questions about their behavior, the … Continue reading

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How Reading Contracts Can $ave You Money!

It has been awhile since I have written a blog but recently an issue arose that inspired me, and it is perhaps something that people do not regularly think about when hiring vendors for special events or any OTHER occasion throughout … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Fooled By the Flashy

In an economy like the one we are currently experiencing, it is becoming more and more rare for a bride and groom…or their parents…to be able to afford the big, lavish wedding they may have been envisioning since age 5!  … Continue reading

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To Drink or NOT to Drink at an Event…for a Vendor, its a NO BRAINER!

As a rule, I try and spend a decent amount of time with a Bride and Groom getting to know them as people and getting to know their tastes in music. This ensures that their event is a reflection of … Continue reading

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The Secret to a Great Best Man/Maid of Honor Toast

I was DJing a wedding recently and the Maid of Honor walked up to me in a bit of a panic!  She was to give a toast in the next 15 minutes but had not written anything down and didn’t … Continue reading

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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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