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74 Events - Gary Hoffmann

Brooklyn , NY
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Brooklyn, NY 11217 US (map)

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917-604-3970

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74 Events is a New York City DJ company offering services throughout the tri state area. Our DJs work with you to customize around your musical preferences. All of our 74 Events staff... Read more
74 Events is a New York City DJ company offering services throughout the tri state area. Our DJs work with you to customize around your musical preferences. All of our 74 Events staff members are comfortable with any genre or style. Obscure to Top 40, Bollywood to Bachata, hip hop to hardcore, whatever you need, we can do it!

All of the emphasis is on the music, dance floor, and our clients. You can count on a clever and fun set list, a packed dance floor and focused customer service from the moment you contact us until the last song of the night. Read less
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What music genres do you specialize in?
Electronic, Hip Hop, International, Jazz, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Top 40
What services do you offer?
Do-Not-Play List, Liability Insurance, MC
What additional equipment do you offer?
Sound/PA System

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Katie
Wedding:
5/16/2016
5.0/5.0
I will keep this short and simple: 74 Events is exceptional, Gary Hoffmann is great, and our DJ Sean Marquand is amazing.

The company is well run, well organized and professional. Gary makes things streamlined and easy. Sean is a lovely man with a great talent for his craft and makes his portion of the wedding about the music and not about him, which I think is a testament to his focus on spinning as art (or skill or performance, insert word you most prefer). He is more than just lining up some tracks. He incorporates the music with different portion of the evening well and takes cues from the couple and the people in attendance, he stays away from corny nonsense, he plays tracks people love and at the right times. We had a crowd full of professional dancers and they tore it up and couldn't have been happier, we also had a ton of dorky doctors who also loved it and were dancing all night. Sean was smooth transitioning between segments, didn't say a single word more than necessary to get the job done. He was efficient and excellent.

I can't imagine any reason to not use these guys. It would be silly.
I will keep this short and simple: 74 Events is exceptional, Gary Hoffmann is great, and our DJ Sean Marquand is Read more...
I will keep this short and simple: 74 Events is exceptional, Gary Hoffmann is great, and our DJ Sean Marquand is amazing.

The company is well run, well organized and professional. Gary makes things streamlined and easy. Sean is a lovely man with a great talent for his craft and makes his portion of the wedding about the music and not about him, which I think is a testament to his focus on spinning as art (or skill or performance, insert word you most prefer). He is more than just lining up some tracks. He incorporates the music with different portion of the evening well and takes cues from the couple and the people in attendance, he stays away from corny nonsense, he plays tracks people love and at the right times. We had a crowd full of professional dancers and they tore it up and couldn't have been happier, we also had a ton of dorky doctors who also loved it and were dancing all night. Sean was smooth transitioning between segments, didn't say a single word more than necessary to get the job done. He was efficient and excellent.

I can't imagine any reason to not use these guys. It would be silly. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
DJ Con spun in epic fashion at our wedding. Gary provided top notch service. I would recommend them without hesitation.
DJ Con spun in epic fashion at our wedding. Gary provided top notch service. I would recommend them without hesitation.
DJ Con spun in epic fashion at our wedding. Gary provided top notch service. I would recommend them without hesitation. Read less
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Nathan
Wedding:
7/30/2015
5.0/5.0
Gary is awesome. Super professional, very personable and very organized. He hooked us up with DJ Duane who was perfect during our wedding. Duane was communicative, very responsive to our needs and wants, and really got all ages and demographics of our guests up on the floor and dancing. Starting the party off with smooth Al Green to bumping BIGGIE during late night Duane got every moment right.

Bottom line is, use these guys, you're making the right choice!
Gary is awesome. Super professional, very personable and very organized. He hooked us up with DJ Duane who was perfect Read more...
Gary is awesome. Super professional, very personable and very organized. He hooked us up with DJ Duane who was perfect during our wedding. Duane was communicative, very responsive to our needs and wants, and really got all ages and demographics of our guests up on the floor and dancing. Starting the party off with smooth Al Green to bumping BIGGIE during late night Duane got every moment right.

Bottom line is, use these guys, you're making the right choice! Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
7/25/2015
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough good things about 74 Events. The COOLEST, best NYC DJ company out there, no joke. Gary is so incredibly organized and makes the whole process a piece of cake. He'll do all the thinking for you, all you have to do is answer questions and follow his lead.

You know those perfect nights out where you can't get enough of every song the DJ is playing?? We felt SO confident that that would happen at our wedding if we went with 74 Events, and that's exactly what happened. Sean M. was our DJ, and he killed it. Guests at our wedding asked him for his business card on the spot. He was a gentleman, professional, and super easy to work with.

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Gary & Sean for the most amazing night and best dance party ever.
I can't say enough good things about 74 Events. The COOLEST, best NYC DJ company out there, no joke. Gary is so incredibly Read more...
I can't say enough good things about 74 Events. The COOLEST, best NYC DJ company out there, no joke. Gary is so incredibly organized and makes the whole process a piece of cake. He'll do all the thinking for you, all you have to do is answer questions and follow his lead.

You know those perfect nights out where you can't get enough of every song the DJ is playing?? We felt SO confident that that would happen at our wedding if we went with 74 Events, and that's exactly what happened. Sean M. was our DJ, and he killed it. Guests at our wedding asked him for his business card on the spot. He was a gentleman, professional, and super easy to work with.

THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU Gary & Sean for the most amazing night and best dance party ever. Read less
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Ashwin
Wedding:
7/25/2015
5.0/5.0
Gary and Jamar were fantastic. We really wanted the music at our wedding to be great and they totally delivered. The planning process was easier than we expected, and Gary and Jamar were able to put us at ease thanks to their collective experience working hundreds of weddings (including multiple at our venue). We gave them a representative list of songs to give them a sense for what we liked and went over the plan for the evening. That said, we wanted Jamar to get creative and feel out the crowd (he's the expert after all).

On the day of the event, Jamar worked seamlessly with our other vendors and was 100% prepared. From the moment everyone started dancing there was not a lull...everything peaked at the perfect time. Even better than we had hoped!
Gary and Jamar were fantastic. We really wanted the music at our wedding to be great and they totally delivered. The Read more...
Gary and Jamar were fantastic. We really wanted the music at our wedding to be great and they totally delivered. The planning process was easier than we expected, and Gary and Jamar were able to put us at ease thanks to their collective experience working hundreds of weddings (including multiple at our venue). We gave them a representative list of songs to give them a sense for what we liked and went over the plan for the evening. That said, we wanted Jamar to get creative and feel out the crowd (he's the expert after all).

On the day of the event, Jamar worked seamlessly with our other vendors and was 100% prepared. From the moment everyone started dancing there was not a lull...everything peaked at the perfect time. Even better than we had hoped! Read less
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Julie
Wedding:
7/18/2015
5.0/5.0
Together, Gary and Sean make an amazing team. Gary is organized, professional and clearly knowledgeable about the industry. Sean is an exceptionally talented DJ who without any hesitation, would recommend to anyone searching for a DJ for their wedding.

Sean is all about the people and the music. He played everything we loved and knew how to please the crowd, including those old people we had to find "old people" music for.

Sean was a hit and my husband and I were being told all night how great he was.

Thank you so much for helping us have the wedding we always dreamed of!
Together, Gary and Sean make an amazing team. Gary is organized, professional and clearly knowledgeable about the Read more...
Together, Gary and Sean make an amazing team. Gary is organized, professional and clearly knowledgeable about the industry. Sean is an exceptionally talented DJ who without any hesitation, would recommend to anyone searching for a DJ for their wedding.

Sean is all about the people and the music. He played everything we loved and knew how to please the crowd, including those old people we had to find "old people" music for.

Sean was a hit and my husband and I were being told all night how great he was.

Thank you so much for helping us have the wedding we always dreamed of! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We hired Ben Goldfarb to DJ our wedding in Brooklyn through 74 Events and had an awesome experience. The process was perfectly streamlined and everything on the business end was easy and professional. We met and booked Ben soon after contacting Gary and instantly felt comfortable with his laid-back style. Gary understood right away that we didn't need an over-the-top MC, and Ben was the perfect fit. My wife and I spent some time together as a couple working out song suggestions and the basic music we'd need throughout the evening and Ben NAILED IT for every single portion, from the ceremony through to the reception. Once the dance party started, it didn't stop until the lights came on! We really can't recommend Ben and 74 Events enough - they did an amazing job!
We hired Ben Goldfarb to DJ our wedding in Brooklyn through 74 Events and had an awesome experience. The process was Read more...
We hired Ben Goldfarb to DJ our wedding in Brooklyn through 74 Events and had an awesome experience. The process was perfectly streamlined and everything on the business end was easy and professional. We met and booked Ben soon after contacting Gary and instantly felt comfortable with his laid-back style. Gary understood right away that we didn't need an over-the-top MC, and Ben was the perfect fit. My wife and I spent some time together as a couple working out song suggestions and the basic music we'd need throughout the evening and Ben NAILED IT for every single portion, from the ceremony through to the reception. Once the dance party started, it didn't stop until the lights came on! We really can't recommend Ben and 74 Events enough - they did an amazing job! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
James Mulry and 74 events were great to work with and put together an awesome dance party for our wedding. My wife and i have different tastes in music, and didn't want to micromanage, so we gave James a short list of some songs we liked and a general description of our tastes, and he took it from there. He knew how to keep the crowd jumping until the venue kicked us out. And he was also a very tactful MC, not trying to be a hype man or in-your-face at all, just simply announcing the toasts and such.
James Mulry and 74 events were great to work with and put together an awesome dance party for our wedding. My wife and i Read more...
James Mulry and 74 events were great to work with and put together an awesome dance party for our wedding. My wife and i have different tastes in music, and didn't want to micromanage, so we gave James a short list of some songs we liked and a general description of our tastes, and he took it from there. He knew how to keep the crowd jumping until the venue kicked us out. And he was also a very tactful MC, not trying to be a hype man or in-your-face at all, just simply announcing the toasts and such. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Gary and Jamar were a FANTASTIC choice for our wedding. This is the easiest decision you can make in your planning: hire 74 Events.

On the planning perspective, they handled all sorts of curveballs, including changing venues and new insurance requirements with grace and professionalism. Their communication was extremely clear, and they helped us foresee challenges and resolve them far in advance. Even when I showed up to a meeting in a full bridal panic-cry, they made me feel comfortable, and planning with them was extremely calming. These guys are the utmost pros and know exactly what they are doing.

The music could not have been more on point. This was a Puerto Rican, Haitian and Jewish wedding, full of dancers, movers and artists. Every single person was included and could not stop dancing. Jamar seamlessly blended music that spoke to all parties, and did so in a way that kept everyone on the dancefloor. We had a pretty loose reception- Jamar made sure everything happened and rolled with it as we went along. He checked in with us in a way that kept the party moving, and kept us included but not stressed. We wanted a badass dance party, and he came through: everyone broke a sweat!

Can't recommend these guys highly enough. Hire them- you will be in great hands.
Gary and Jamar were a FANTASTIC choice for our wedding. This is the easiest decision you can make in your planning: hire Read more...
Gary and Jamar were a FANTASTIC choice for our wedding. This is the easiest decision you can make in your planning: hire 74 Events.

On the planning perspective, they handled all sorts of curveballs, including changing venues and new insurance requirements with grace and professionalism. Their communication was extremely clear, and they helped us foresee challenges and resolve them far in advance. Even when I showed up to a meeting in a full bridal panic-cry, they made me feel comfortable, and planning with them was extremely calming. These guys are the utmost pros and know exactly what they are doing.

The music could not have been more on point. This was a Puerto Rican, Haitian and Jewish wedding, full of dancers, movers and artists. Every single person was included and could not stop dancing. Jamar seamlessly blended music that spoke to all parties, and did so in a way that kept everyone on the dancefloor. We had a pretty loose reception- Jamar made sure everything happened and rolled with it as we went along. He checked in with us in a way that kept the party moving, and kept us included but not stressed. We wanted a badass dance party, and he came through: everyone broke a sweat!

Can't recommend these guys highly enough. Hire them- you will be in great hands. Read less
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Randall
Wedding:
7/4/2015
5.0/5.0
My wife and I were looking for a wedding DJ with a sense of both artistry and occasion... we couldn't have found any team better than Gary and Rob of 74 Events.

For our July 4th wedding, we were looking for a great mix of sounds - downtempo for dinner; traditional music selections for more ceremonial portions of the reception; non-stop but varied party music for the dancing - as well as a fantastic MC to keep the energy and timing up for the whole reception. Gary and Rob crafted a reception that perfectly fit our needs. They were attentive to what we wanted but confident in their abilities and professional experience, which put us perfectly at ease. Their attentiveness even extended to our outdoor ceremony when they provided an audio setup for our officiants.

We cannot recommend 74 Events highly enough for all of your events audio needs. Thanks so much, Gary and Rob!!!

Cheers,

Randall and Ariana Winston
My wife and I were looking for a wedding DJ with a sense of both artistry and occasion... we couldn't have found any team Read more...
My wife and I were looking for a wedding DJ with a sense of both artistry and occasion... we couldn't have found any team better than Gary and Rob of 74 Events.

For our July 4th wedding, we were looking for a great mix of sounds - downtempo for dinner; traditional music selections for more ceremonial portions of the reception; non-stop but varied party music for the dancing - as well as a fantastic MC to keep the energy and timing up for the whole reception. Gary and Rob crafted a reception that perfectly fit our needs. They were attentive to what we wanted but confident in their abilities and professional experience, which put us perfectly at ease. Their attentiveness even extended to our outdoor ceremony when they provided an audio setup for our officiants.

We cannot recommend 74 Events highly enough for all of your events audio needs. Thanks so much, Gary and Rob!!!

Cheers,

Randall and Ariana Winston Read less
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