Aside from the food and drink, the most important part of your wedding is the music. In the United States it has become very common to use a Disc Jockey (DJ) to provide the music and emcee at weddings. Finding the right DJ is essential to having a great wedding, hire the wrong one and it can ruin your whole day! Herein we will bring to limelight as to how to choose the right DJ, what to expect and ask for from them.
Now, to be fair, an iPod isn’t going to do some of the normal job functions that a DJ might do for you at a wedding. DJ does much more than playing music. She or he helps a wedding flow smoothly, emcees the wedding reception, and makes sure that people are out on the dance floor having fun.
$600-$800 Hire a DJ This DJ is “green”. Learning the ropes. Wants to do a good job, just doesn’t have the experience yet. Probably works for a DJ company. Bottom line-The DJ company sent him to you because your wedding was one of the cheaper ones that weekend and was not high on their priority list.
5) Does your DJ use CD’s, which offer the highest quality sound — or does your Albany DJ use compressed MP3’s which, although convenient, result in poorer quality music?
Dan and Tom flung the garters of their women. It was amazing. The both young women were very sexy in their white dresses.The late-night buffet started right after they toss their bouquets.
There are special bands that do weddings alone. You need to get in touch with them. If you have a wedding planner who is taking care of all the decoration and food, he or she would know of someone who is good at it. However, that should solve the problem, unless and until you see their work and feel they are appropriate for your guests, only then should you take the final call. The trend these days is to go in for rock bands, based on what kind of crowd is attending the wedding, you can hire them. If there are family and everyone then not many seem to enjoy only rock music.
As always, there is an exception to this rule. You can get away with playing more (five or six) songs from the same genre if your DJ mixes out of each song quickly. We’re talking about two minutes or so into the song. As you can see, it’s more about the total amount of time your guests are subjected to a certain style of music, which is about 10 to 12 minutes. If you go over that time, you might run into problems and you will most likely have guests heading out the door early. Try it if you don’t believe me. Have your DJ play the best top 40 dance songs for an hour and watch half of your guests run out the door!
Always get a contract. The contract should indicate the specific person you have chosen along with the agreed performance date, times & fees. Read the contract carefully & understand cancellation policies, payment procedures & all fees. Hawaii’s most sought after DJs get booked from 6 to 12 months in advance, so start looking early in your planning process. Make sure you are completely confident & comfortable with the DJ that you hire so you can enjoy a fun & stress free celebration.