Wedding DJ Blog

Planning your First Dance; our recent songs list

Planning your First Dance; our recent songs list
The most requested 1st Dance Song? I would have to say it's "At Last", by Etta James, but a few others that keep coming up are "Better Together" by Jack Johnson, "Over the Rainbow" by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, and "I Could Not Ask For More" by Edwin McCain. Here’s the list of the last 15 songs chosen for the Bride and Groom's First Dance at receptions DJ’d by Elegant Event:

Cafe Mozart Wedding

Ah, early April in Southern California. Gorgeous weather, blue skies, a light breeze. There is no better place in the country to have a wedding than in Socal, the weather is almost always cooperative. Recently, I was hired to DJ a wedding at Cafe Mozart,... Continue Reading

Planning a Los Angeles Wedding? Create a Timetable.

Wedding Planning Photo
I was going through the web today looking for content and I came across this blog.  Planning a wedding, the timetable I asked myself, “are brides creating a timetable these days?”  Recently its seems that DJs are among the last vendors  to be booked. We have... Continue Reading

Should I tip my Wedding DJ

DJ Jason Jones mixing in the booth
One thing we are often asked by our clients is “How much do I tip my wedding vendors?” Or, in our industry, “Should I tip my wedding DJ?” With wedding season upon us, here’s what we think. There is no right or wrong answer here,... Continue Reading

iPod Wedding Disaster

The Bride and Groom enter the reception with no music playing and no advance announcement to the guests. The Bride wanted to have her first dance with her groom immediately following the Grand Entrance, but the guests weren’t even aware that she was entering the... Continue Reading

Wedding DJ saves the Cake!

Wedding DJ saves the Cake!
As you can imagine, in my 11 year career as a DJ, particularly a Wedding DJ, I have seen just about everything, and if I haven’t seen it, one of my colleagues has, or I soon will. I want to tell you a story that... Continue Reading
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