A great DJ does so much more than music. From the time your guests enter the door of the reception your DJ is the Master of Ceremony. The music is part of the atmosphere to honor your celebration but the DJ has many other responsibilities. You might need them to provide a sound system for your ceremony or navigate your guests attention to make sure they don’t miss the important moments that you have been anxiously waiting for. I have been to a few receptions when the couple expected a party and the lack of experience from the entertainment turned a celebration into a dud.
The DJ’s job requirements can be very different based on the size of the guest list and the venue that you are using. According to Jason Shields from Music in Motion interviewing your DJ is a must, because the entertainment can make or break your reception. Make sure your top choice has a personality that is a match for your style and they have experience working at weddings. I like working with Jason because of the way he connects with the guests and makes them feel comfortable. There is often still a crowd at the end of the night when Jason is DJ. When you start talking to DJ’s you can ask them these questions to begin a meaningful conversation that will help you narrow down your favorites.
• Are you a full-time or part-time DJ service?
• What separates your company from the competition?
• What education or training have you had that qualifies you as a professional DJ and MC?
Music in Motion has specialized in wedding entertainment since 1990. Jason offers the very best in sound, lighting, and customer service. He is a PARTY MOTIVATOR that will make sure everyone has a good time. His enthusiasm and energy are infectious and will help curate the perfect ending to your wedding day. You can find more information about Jason and Music In Motion at www.musicinmotionofky.com.
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