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The Benefits Of A Wedding DJ

A wedding involves a lot of planning and coordinating.

It is not enough to just hire a decorator and caterer for your wedding ceremony.

You need to hire a professional to take care of the entertainment as well.

Anyone who has been to a wedding knows that music is a big part of wedding entertainment.

To make the event run smoothly, you need to hire a wedding DJ because they know the right music to play at the right times.

They also know how to spice things up and get people excited and motivated to dance and simply have fun.

If you look at this from a financial standpoint, it would be cheaper to hire a wedding DJ than it would be to hire an entire wedding band.

If you were to hire a band, you’d have to pay each member of the band for their time.

With a wedding DJ, you only need to worry about hiring the musical services of just one person.

All they will be doing is using their knowledge of music to select, play, and mix the appropriate music titles.

This makes them more affordable and accommodating to your musical wishes.

What makes a DJ particularly special is they bring a wide selection of music titles along with them to every gig.

This allows them to fulfil any music requests that are made by the guests.

When you hire a band, they might not be familiar with a particular music title that someone wants to be played.

If the bride or groom were to make a request that the band couldn’t fulfill, then it would be even worse.

A wedding DJ will never end up in that peculiar situation.

A DJ has a music title for every genre, mood, and classic that someone would want to be played.

Sometimes there are weddings which stick to just one music genre, but then there are others where guests like to have a mixture of genres.

With bands, they usually only know one or two genres to perform.

They wouldn’t be able to play all these different genres if that’s what you wanted.
You might be wondering if you need to purchase your own stereo equipment and sound mixers for the DJ to use.

Fortunately, a professional DJ would never expect their client to hook them up with the equipment.

The DJ will bring all their own professional sound equipment to the wedding ceremony and set it up there themselves.

This is part of the service that you will be hiring them for. And, of course, they will take it away when they leave too.

A DJ is more than just someone who plays the music at your wedding.

They are the commentator, announcer, and public host of your wedding too.

They are the voice of your wedding that all your guests will hear.

Obviously, you’ll want to have a DJ with the right personality who can portray the right voice for your wedding.

If you choose someone who is entertaining and makes your guests happy, then you’ll have a good DJ on your hands.

It is very easy to find a DJ like that, thanks to the internet.

Lastly, a DJ is not the type of professional that takes breaks.

Since DJs are usually working at events alone, they are consistently having to stay in control of the music and the entertainment.

They aren’t ones to have long lunch breaks or bathroom breaks like bands would do.

DJs can be consistent for at least 4 to 8 hours straight without a break.

This keeps the momentum of the entertainment going nonstop which means it keeps the wedding guests happy nonstop.

Stephen Coleclough
Stephen Coleclough

Stephen Coleclough is one of the UK's premier wedding DJs and the winner of multiple industry awards and accolades. His favourite wedding song? Love Shack of course - a guaranteed floor filler! You can find him on Twitter at

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