Great article from a DJ who I highly respect. Having friends pitch in on your wedding day is a great way to keep things honest and personal. I get that. Relying on well meaning amateurs is a major risk that some couples are willing to take. Are you?
So, you’re having a friend DJ at your wedding reception? That is really, really cool, but let’s look at some underlying details that you may be overlooking for a moment. Please don’t take this the wrong way if you are in fact doing this. As a professional musician who’s been around for a looooonng time, I’ve seen and heard a lot.
I know that everyone is always looking closely at their budget for their big day. The price of catering, the venue, the flowers, the cake, etc. are not cheap, but as I’ve said time and time again, going cheap on your entertainment is definitely NOT the place to do so.
Here are a few important questions to ponder:
Does your friend have “professional grade” sound equipment? Sure, there are some really great sounding home stereo units that may sound amazing in a living room setting for a…
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