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Important Things to Consider When Hiring a Professional DJ


Hiring a professional DJ can make all the difference when it comes to the success of your event. Whether you’re planning your wedding, coordinating a school or corporate event, or just throwing a good old-fashioned party, you want to hire a DJ that will provide you with the best entertainment value to fit your needs.

Important Things to Consider When Hiring a Professional DJ

Here are some important things to consider when hiring a professional DJ:

Services – Consider the event you are hosting. Beyond spinning music, what will you need your DJ to emcee? If it’s a wedding you’re hosting, you may want your DJ to provide wedding party introductions, toasts or even a bit of commentary as photos from the happy couple’s history scroll by in a slide show presentation. If it’s a corporate event, perhaps you’d like the DJ to introduce speakers, narrate video presentations or simply announce different activities as they come up throughout the event. If you’re hosting a party, you may want your disc jockey to announce a dance competition, sing karaoke or just say what they need to say to put your guests at ease and get them out on the dance floor. Besides music and emcee services, many DJs will also provide colorful LED lights and mirror balls to create a more exciting visual experience. Whatever it is you want your DJ to do, make sure you have a complete list of responsibilities ready when you begin your search.  Read More

About the Author:

Daryl Thomas is Professional Mobile Disc Jockey and Booking Agent for 1-800-DISC JOCKEY, LLC, North America's Largest Disc Jockey Booking Service with over 12,000 professional DJs represented.

As a professional radio personality, mobile disc jockey and club DJ himself, Mr. Thomas has successfully MC'd more than 1,925 events in the past 20 years.