Thinking of an iPod Wedding?

Technology is everywhere.  Brides and grooms are making so many decisions on how to budget their wedding and reception.  What components of your reception are really important?   When it comes to entertainment, can an iPod or other music player (or even a laptop) take the place of a DJ?  What other elements of your Wedding […]

Should You Allow Guests to Request Music at Your Event?

Should you allow your guests to request music at your event?  I’ve discussed this topic with many hosts and especially every Bride & Groom I’ve ever worked with.  While many events are designed to be very “guest” focused the exception to this may be certain private events such as your own wedding.  Weddings are typically the most “customized” and […]

Get out there and sing!

Get out there and sing! Karaoke has a number of health benefits for people of all ages and, of course, all kinds of vocal talent. From breathing better to achieving higher self-esteem, there’s plenty of benefits for belting the tunes in a crowded bar. In a 2009 study on the benefits of moderate drinking that […]

Should You Visit the DJ at a Private Performance Prior to Hiring?

On occasion I do receive requests from a prospective client for permission to attend another clients event to see me, “The Disc-Jockey” in action.  I would certainly agree that at first thought this seems to be a very logical and appropriate question to ask.  However, this practice is considered both unprofessional and an ineffective way to […]

‘Just Sing It!’ app gives you a karaoke fix

Let’s face it, you can’t sing karaoke everywhere. You can’t pick up the mic and sing at work, or at home, or even in your car or shower. In lots of situations, you may be singing, but you’re just by yourself. Well thanks to modern technology and modern ideas, there’s now an app for letting […]

Break the ice with a DJ at your corporate event

  You would be surprised how many employees of bigger companies dread going to a holiday party or company picnic at work. There’s lots of small chatter, awkward silences, and though the company is being thoughtful in putting on a party, they can be making things weird for those employees who aren’t the most sociable […]

Most Expensive Wedding Singers

Wouldn’t it be great to have Adele come out and sing “Make You Feel My Love”? during the bride and groom’s dance, or Jennifer Lopez starting the party with her hit “On the Floor”? You can. But you’re going to need a few million dollars. A musician singing at a wedding isn’t new; in fact […]

Music can make or break a wedding

Some things go unnoticed during a wedding. The officiant fumbling his words during the ceremony, wilted flowers, or even drunk Uncle Al hitting on the bridesmaids may go unnoticed. But what won’t go unseen or unheard is the music during the wedding. According to St. Louis Bride and Groom Magazine, 81 percent of guests say […]

Top Wedding Songs from 2012

This year featured some great wedding songs. Some that made the bride and groom fall in love with everyone all over again, and others that made everyone get out on the dance floor and have a ball. That’s what I try to accomplish as your North Carolina wedding disc jockey. I try and give the reception […]