Did you know there is a simple way to evaluate and compare DJs? Here is an article I wrote that can help you make your decision:
Some people ask what makes me different?
I look at a reception as a live event for which there is no rehearsal and no second chance to do things over. Whether it's a grand entrance, introduction of toast givers or first dance, your formalities have to be done right the first time.
I have a plan for your wedding reception. A written timeline that you will get a copy of. My plan covers every formality and announcement made at your reception. Important details such as pronunciation of names and when events like cake cutting, toasts, first dance, etc. happen are covered. You can find out more here:
I have a proven method for picking great music that your guests will respond to. I provide each client with my Hit List, which is a compilation of artists, songs and genres that are crowd favorites. It's based on the dance floor response of all the parties I've attended. My Hit List an easy way to pick the right music.
My experience, qualifications and equipment specs are here:
I invite you to a free consultation at your convenience which includes a live sound check, lighting demo, price and package review and planning tips. Whether you hire me or not, you'll be better prepared to find the right DJ for you.
Check out my Wedding DJ Blog at: http://1weddingdj.blogspot.com/
What does your DJ's system sound and look like?
How does he select music and decide what songs are most likely to work well for your party?
What is the best way to organize, plan and coordinate your event?
What is your DJ's "performance style"?
How well does he know the music that is important to you?
Is the DJ a full time professional or or more of a part time hobbyist?
Is he insured for liability?
What kind of equipment does he use?
How much experience does he have at coordinating a event like yours?
How are his communication skills both on and off the mic?