There is no doubt that hosting a wedding and reception can be expensive, especially if you have a large guest list. While it is normal to look for ways to keep costs down, failing to invest in a quality wedding DJ is usually a big mistake. You can create a playlist to be played during your wedding reception on your own, but you will not be able to recreate the experience of having a wedding DJ at you reception on your own. Some of the top reasons to hire a quality wedding DJ include:
Control the Flow of Events
Most wedding DJs also act as an emcee at a wedding reception, which helps ensure that the flow of the wedding reception goes exactly as you want it to. When you hire an experienced wedding DJ, you can count on him or her to announce the entrance of the wedding party, get the crowd's attention when you and your new spouse enter the room, announce when dinner is being served, and draw attention to special dances, such as the first dance as spouses. Without a wedding DJ to emcee your reception, there is a higher chance of the flow of the reception getting interrupted.
Large Selection of Music
While you may have an idea of what songs you want played at your reception, it is always important to accommodate your guests. At most wedding receptions, guests love making song requests. If you have hired a wedding DJ, there is a very good chance that he or she will have the song available, since wedding DJs usually have access to a huge catalog of music. In the event that there are specific songs that you do not want played, just let your DJ know, and he or she can tell a guest that the song is not available if it is requested.
Wedding DJs do more than just play music and emcee at wedding receptions. Hiring a wedding DJ also gives you access to high-quality professional equipment, including speakers and lighting. When you want your guests to dance all night while listening to great music, having professional quality equipment is essential. The lighting equipment that a DJ has can also make a huge difference in the ambiance of your wedding reception.
Enjoy Your Wedding Reception
After getting married, you and your spouse should be able to enjoy your reception with family and friends without any worries. Hiring a wedding DJ will give you great peace of mind and ensure that your reception is lively and festive — you won't have to worry about a thing, since your wedding DJ will follow all of the wishes that you expressed prior to the wedding.