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The Things To Look Out For In A Great DJ

When you choose a wedding DJ for your evening, you are going to want to make sure that it is the very best DJ possible.

But how do you know when you have found the perfect DJ?

To help you, we have put together the thing that you need to look out for when you are trying to find a great DJ.

They should listen to you

If you have particular instructions or hopes for your wedding reception, then a good DJ is going to be able to listen to these and take them on board.

They will know that your wedding reception is one of the most important nights of your life and that they need to be able to deliver everything that you want as a couple.

They know how to read a crowd

One of the most important jobs of a DJ is to read the crowd at a wedding reception and make sure that they play songs that are going to keep everyone dancing.

This isn’t always the easiest thing to do, but it is definitely the thing that sets a standard DJ apart from one that is a true professional with a great level of ability in what they can do.

They will happily play your requested music

When you request music, you do so because you want it to be played.

Whilst a great DJ may not be a fan of the music that you like, they should always make the effort to play it for you.

Not only this, but a DJ should also welcome requests from your guests over the course of the evening too, and of course, be able to play the songs that they have asked for.

They will speak to your venue ahead of time

If the DJ hasn’t played at your particular venue before then you should expect them to speak to the venue prior to the big day.

They need to know more about timings, about where they can bring the equipment through and of course what is going to fit in with the space, all without it having to be a concern to you.

They are professional throughout

We all know the stereotype of a DJ, however, this really isn’t the case in these modern times.

DJ’s, just like plenty of other business owners should be professional.

They should come to your wedding reception well dressed and in control and they should never make you or your guests feel uncomfortable.

Now you know the things to look out for, you can make sure that you find the perfect DJ for your wedding reception.

The perfect DJ is the ideal way to ensure that your guests have the perfect night, that you have a wedding to remember for years to come and that the dancefloor is never empty!

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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