Advice From EVOL.LGBT
HOW TO CHOOSE A GAY FRIENDLY DJ FOR AN LGBTQ WEDDING?
Kick off the search by identifying the style of music you both love and the budget you have. The better you know the result you want to get, the easier it will be to find a DJ for your wedding day.
Reach out to married friends in the LGBTQ2S+ community for advice. Recall some of the recent weddings you attended. What was the overall experience with the wedding DJ?
Search Google for things like “wedding djs near me” or “local dj for wedding” to find local DJs. Based on this and all previous steps you will come up with a handful of examples of great DJ experiences. See if that matches your mood board for the wedding. If it does, then that’s your wedding DJ style.
It’s important to be clear about what wedding DJs offer and the options you have. Browse EVOL.LGBT for the best local DJs for weddings. Look for the common wedding packages, as well as the unique services each DJ offers.
Be it a gay wedding or a lesbian wedding, a DJ is beyond the playlist. All disk jockeys will play any style of music you prefer from house music to top 100 chart songs. But only a few will keep your wedding on track, in style and keep the guests engaged.
Building your shortlist of LGBTQ DJs, keep these in mind: How many years of experience do they have DJing? Do they offer other services or partner with other wedding vendors like photo booths at your special event?
Your shortlist may consist of three to five gay wedding DJs. Now is the time to really get into the details to make sure your personality clicks. A wedding can be stressful, but a good DJ will help to make your event stress free.
Use EVOL.LGBT’s “Request Quote” feature to reach out to the gay wedding DJ you like. Our process will walk you through the key pieces of info to share.
Talking with a your select disk jockeys will likely bring up the following questions: Do they specialize on weddings for same sex couples? Do you need a DJ at the wedding reception or just at the dinner? What’s the wedding location and dance floor size?
Frequently Asked Questions
Check answers to common questions about choosing the best LGBTQ friendly wedding DJ services in your area.
How much do DJs for weddings cost?
A wedding DJ costs anywhere from $300 to $1,200. The average cost range is between $500 and $600. Ultimately, wedding DJ prices depend on the length of the event, size of the venue and access to additional DJ services and equipment.
How long do DJs play at weddings?
It’s usual for Wedding DJs to provide music for around 4-5 hours. Just bear in mind that even the most professional DJ needs a break now and then, and your guests would probably welcome a breather from dancing every 90 minutes or so too!
Are DJs needed for the ceremony of a wedding?
There are many advantages to having a DJ at your wedding ceremony / wedding reception. A DJ can make sure to play the exact songs you want for each moment, and provide the necessary equipment to amplify the officiant and your vows so everyone can hear.
Are wedding DJs necessary?
It is always a good idea to hire a professional wedding DJ. A good DJ will make sure that everyone at the event enjoys themselves. They will also try to make the party more fun and entertaining.
Are you supposed to tip wedding DJs?
Your wedding DJ not only plays music, but often serves as the emcee for the evening, which is a big role at any wedding. When deciding how much you’re tipping this wedding vendor, the rule of thumb is that he or she should receive 10 to 15 percent of the total bill.
Do DJs attend wedding rehearsals?
Usually a DJ doesn’t attend a rehearsal and just goes through visual cues at the wedding. Generally, the only wedding vendor attending the rehearsal is your wedding coordinator.