Playlists, requests, and backup plans: What to ask your wedding DJ

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DJ Kitty sleeps on the job. Photo by Jaap Joris used by CC 2.0 We’ve worked with lots of great DJs in our time, and finding the right one for you can be a really specific task. They’ve got to get you, your style, and be experienced enough to work on the fly when things aren’t going well. It’s not an easy job, but a great DJ can make your party with excellent tunes, good MCing, and not getting in the way of the festivities.

Here are some questions we think you might want to ask your potential wedding DJ to see if they mesh with you.

Is this your full-time business? Have you worked lots of weddings in the past?

Make sure they’re a professional who’s learned from past mistakes and other weddings, and who knows how to handle various venue types and sound setups.

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Do you have set playlists to choose from? Do you customize the playlists for our style? Find a DJ who will work with you to create a soundtrack to match your theme and personalities. Often they’ll work with you to combine your music selections with similar…