Category Archives: Advise

The House that Built Me

I've been meaning to write this for years now, and I've finally felt that I'm in the right place in my life to tell it. This is one of my favorite bride stories: A bride named Nikki was referred to me by one of my favorite venues, a cowboy themed ranch in the hills of Corona. She loved my videos and web content and was adamant about booking the venue and having me as part of her big day. She was incredibly sweet over email and phone, and even sent me an adorable photo of herself and Keith, … Continue Reading ››

Wedding Venues DJed

Here's a pretty comprehensive list of wedding venues in Orange, Los Angeles, Inland Empire and Riverside Counties I've DJed weddings, holiday or corporate event. That's 100+ venues with 300+ weddings and 100s of corporate and private events! Check to see if yours is on here, and don't hesitate to reach out if you'd like to pick my brain about logistics, design or anything at all. Check it out by clicking here.

Wedding Bell Wishes

DJ DAIS is honored to partner with Make-A-Wish Orange County & the Inland Empire on the Wedding Bell Wishes program for the 2017 & 2018 wedding season! Clients asking wedding guests to donate to Make-A-Wish in lieu of wedding gifts, and/or makes a donation themselves, will receive a rebate or matching contribution (your choice) from DJ DAIS in the amount of 5% of the donations raised as a result of the wedding, not to exceed 25% of the contract total. Realistically, if 100 guests donate $50 each, you may receive a rebate of … Continue Reading ››

7 Things DJ Companies DON’T Want You to Know! Tips on how not to hire a wedding DJ with problems

Looking for tips on how to hire a wedding DJ, and want to know what potential problems and issues await? Read on: When shopping for a wedding DJ, you'll come to realize that there are two major categories: Single Operator and Multi Operator companies. Single-Ops have one owner, and the company name is usually the DJ's alias, while Multi-Ops have a more vague name and might have multiple owners, one owner with multiple DJs under their wing, or multiple owners with multiple apprentice DJs. For the scope of this article, we will focus … Continue Reading ››

To Do or Don’t? Song Requests on RSVP

There's been a trend of couples asking their guest to send in a song request along with their RSVPs. Is this helpful? Should you do it? With a little planning, the song request (suggestion) thing can be a great idea. It would be wise to put a disclaimer on the invitation card that their song might not make the list, but that they are helping to create one. Say you have 120 guests with 120 different selections, and they expect to hear their songs for 3 minutes. That would be a program of 360 minutes or … Continue Reading ››