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Diary of a DJ
25 minutes | Aug 18, 2020
Ep. 15 - Wedding Planning in the Pandemic With Taylor
With so much uncertainty over gatherings in public right now, people have more questions than ever. Taylor from Elor Event Planning joins me on this episode of the podcast to help sort through them, and give some creative ideas on how you can still have a great day, even if it’s not exactly what you had in mind.
24 minutes | Apr 7, 2020
Ep. 14 - Wedding Planner Lauren Marie
“We are an investment in your piece of mind.” Wedding and event planner Lauren Marie helps us navigate the stressful whirlwind that is planning a wedding, as well as why these uncertain times are requiring more flexibility.
24 minutes | Mar 12, 2020
Ep. 13 - The Parent's Dance Trap
A lot of couple’s get stuck when picking out the perfect song to dance to with their parents at their wedding. That’s where I come in. In this episode I’ll go through some of the best options for that moment from my experience.
25 minutes | Feb 27, 2020
Ep. 12 - Traditionally Awkward
*Note: In my excitedness (it’s a word now) , I misspoke when talking about the anniversary dance and didn’t catch it. When talking about the “reverse” option, I meant to say the oldest couple leaves FIRST, not last, so they don’t have to stay on the dance floor as long. Carry on.
18 minutes | Feb 5, 2020
Ep. 11 - Are We Having Any FUNdraisers?!
In this episode I share my perspective on building your best fundraiser, and give tips on what to think about beforehand…including if you even NEED a DJ.
25 minutes | Jan 21, 2020
Ep. 10 - Photographer Karin Kandola
If a picture is worth 1,000 words, then what are your wedding pictures worth? You certainly want to make sure you’re asking all the right questions, brainstorming great ideas and finding the right person. Karin Kandola is a photographer based out of Western New York, and is my guest on this episode and will cover a variety of topics to help you have a picture perfect day.
23 minutes | Dec 13, 2019
Ep. 9 - 10 Great Songs for Walking Down the Aisle
The moment you walk down the aisle is a big one, and you want to get it right. For most, the music matters, but what’s the right song? In this episode, I’ve broken it down to 10 songs that are perfect suggestions for this moment.
25 minutes | Nov 19, 2019
Ep. 8 - DJ vs Live Band
There are plenty of benefits to both DJs and live bands. Both offer plenty of features to make your night incredible. I brought in Scott Celani from The Honeymooners to give his view from the other side, and let you know what to look for when booking a wedding band.
25 minutes | Nov 6, 2019
Ep. 7 - Tips For Planning a Theme Wedding/Party
Throwing a wedding or party with a theme seems like a good idea, but there are some things you need to consider when coordinating with the DJ. This episode will help break down some things to keep in mind and ways it can go wrong.
17 minutes | Oct 21, 2019
Ep. 6 - Should You Tip Your DJ?
It's an awkward thing that no one wants to talk about, and some people don't think about, but do you tip your DJ? In this episode I'll lay out 4 things to consider when weighing if you should give them a tip or not.
17 minutes | Oct 14, 2019
Ep.5 - Should You Take Requests?
In this episode I look at if you should open up the DJ to take requests or shut it down from the beginning.
23 minutes | Oct 6, 2019
Ep. 4 - What Makes a Good DJ (w/ Rob Murphy)
I am joined by Rob Murphy from M Entertainment to talk about what got him started, what keeps him going and what makes a good DJ.
17 minutes | Sep 29, 2019
Ep. 3 - Decision: Big Boys or Little Guys?
I purposely do not use company names or list cons because I didn’t want this to turn into a judgement or competition. Both are good. Both have value. I’m going to lay all that out and let you choose what’s better.
21 minutes | Sep 23, 2019
Ep. 2 - 8 Questions to ask your DJ
Congratulations! You’ve decided to hire a DJ! Now what? To make sure you’re night is exactly what you want, here are 8 questions to ask your DJ before your wedding.
18 minutes | Sep 15, 2019
Ep.1 - Top 5 Reasons to Hire a DJ
If you do a search for cost-cutting tips when planning a wedding, one of the top suggestions you’ll find is to do the music yourself. In Episode 1 of this podcast, I’ll give you 5 reasons why that’s a terrible idea.
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