Your wedding DJ can absolutely make or break your wedding. This is true in so many ways other than just playing a few bad songs. In fact, your DJ can end up serving as your wedding coordinator at times mixed with your emcee and the one who sets the tone for the entire wedding. Your wedding DJ is going to have a lot of control over how your wedding goes. Don’t you think you should find a DJ that is going to create an amazing day for you and your fiancé?! Below are a few things that your wedding DJ should be able to do so that you know what to look for in your DJ!
Make Sure Your Wedding DJ Does These Things
Determine the Flow of the Wedding
Whether you like it or not, your wedding DJ is going to determine the entire flow of the wedding. Your wedding DJ is going to need to be well versed in determining the flow of the wedding. A DJ must be able to read you, your fiancé, and the whole crowd to determine when it’s time to move on to the next activity of the night. The last thing you want at any wedding is to be stuck at dinner waiting for the next step of the night and growing impatient. When these things happen at a wedding you tend to end up with quite a few early exits.
Controlling the Crowd
Making announcements is a bare minimum task that any DJ should be able to do. Make sure your wedding DJ can convey things to the crowd and get them to follow along. It’s one thing entirely to simply queue the crowd in on things that are going on. However, it’s a completely separate thing to actually get them to join everything going on! A good wedding DJ can get people involved and engaged with every announcement.
Getting Everyone Up and Dancing
Packing a dancefloor isn’t nearly as easy as it looks. You’d be surprised how many weddings people either don’t dance or don’t dance very much during the reception. Most of the time it takes a lot more than playing the right music to get everyone on the dance floor. Your DJ needs to be able to create situations where everyone is naturally on the dance floor. Whether it’s an anniversary dance, group photo, or simply getting everyone up for a line dance, your DJ needs to be able to get people involved.
Setting a Tone
Your DJ will set the tone for the wedding with the type of music they play. Most people tend to think of the dancing portion of the night and ignore the ceremony, cocktail hour, and dinner. However, all three of those pieces of your wedding take up a large part of your wedding day. Think about how awkward dinner would be if the DJ was playing upbeat dance music during dinner. Especially if you and your family had requested to hear slowed-down jazz music.
Putting Your Mind at Ease
One of the most important things any great wedding DJ is going to do for you is put your mind at ease and let you enjoy your wedding day. When you arrive at the wedding reception the last thing you want is to feel overwhelmed. There will be plenty of things that could make you feel stressed during the big day. It will make a big difference working with someone who is well versed in managing a wedding day!
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