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Like many wedding planning decisions, the kind of entertainment you choose will have a lasting effect on you and your guests. Maybe even more of an impact than what food you serve or how your venue is decorated. You want to have the time of your life. You want your guests to dance and sing […]

Wedding DJ vs. Band: How To Choose What’s Best For You

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As someone who provides entertainment for a crowd, there’s no doubt that I love seeing a packed dance floor. Watching people dance, laugh, and have the time of their lives as their favorite songs play, is incredible. So, getting guests out of their chairs and shuffling their feet is definitely something I focus on. But […]

Top 3 Things I Focus On During Your Reception {Hint: It’s Not a Packed Dance Floor}

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Question… When’s the last time you climbed a tree? Do you remember what it was like? Weird, I know, but just stick with me… Imagine that the DJ experience is like a tree. When you imagine talking with a DJ about playing at your wedding or special event, you probably think it’s customary to chat […]

Why I Don’t Want to Talk About Music on Our First Call

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The wedding timeline. It’s one of the most important logistical aspects of your big day for nearly everyone involved – from you to your wedding party to your vendors. It’s the foundation of which the day is built and is a big piece of what keeps things running smoothly and on track. But our industry […]

A Wedding DJ’s Perspective: Timeline Tips

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“This is a team sport. There is no ‘I’ in team.” No, these aren’t the tried-and-true phrases spoken by a FIFA World Cup coach. This is how Bri and Kara of Amore Events Co. see their role as wedding planners. They plan, build, pick up the pieces – and work with people like me to […]

Zandi Planner Spotlight: Amore Events Co

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In a recent blog post, I wrote about the importance of having a consultation and the essential elements that go into one. In today’s post, I’m giving you a peek at the questions we ask clients during consults. The answers help us create a more personalized entertainment experience for each client. Because if you know […]

The Questions I Ask on Every Consult to Create a Customized Experience

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For guests standing on the other side of the DJ booth, it may seem like all we do is press “play” and push a few buttons. And the truth is, that is how some DJs roll. But, at Zandi Entertainment, DJing is so much more than just playing music. Don’t get us wrong- of course […]

DJing: Why it’s More than Just Playing Music

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Having a consultation with a potential vendor is an important first step for couples planning their wedding. These meetings allow both the vendor and the client to see if they’re a good fit for one another. And as a wedding DJ, consultations allow me to understand what a client needs for their event and if […]

The Elements and Importance of a Consultation

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“DJs just show up on the day of the event with a pre-loaded playlist and press play. And they’re not even as technical/talented/what have you as a live band. So why are they so expensive?” I’ve heard this question time and time again. And I understand why. But within this question are some myths that […]

A Wedding DJ’s Perspective: Why So Expensive?

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Let me set the scene for you. Your summertime wedding is going down. Café lights are strung across a two-story vaulted ceiling in the reception room. The tables are set with tealight candles and overflowing vases of white roses.   Chill lounge music pipes through the speakers as guests enter the space. They’ve already enjoyed signature […]

Zandi Venue Spotlight: Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

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