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DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists

Columbus , OH

LOCATION

Cleveland, OH US 44117 (map)

PHONE

614-745-8170

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

Packages starting at just $595! We offer it ALL!

Your Wedding...Our Pros- Over 18 years in the industry and 1000’s of weddings. You'll notice the difference from the moment... Read more
Packages starting at just $595! We offer it ALL!

Your Wedding...Our Pros- Over 18 years in the industry and 1000’s of weddings. You'll notice the difference from the moment you visit our site. Your trust is everything. Our reputation speaks for itself. WeddingWire Rated Top Vendor, Knot Best of Weddings year after year. We offer it all- Nothing hidden. No one can match our experience and affordability, period. Go DIRECT and you will see. www.Direct-Entertainment.com Read less
DJ , Videography , Photography

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INFO FOR DJ

What music genres are in your collection?
50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s, Acoustic, Big Band, Classic Rock, Classical, Country, Dance, Folk, Funk, Gospel, Hip Hop, Jazz, Motown, Oldies, Orchestra, Pop, Punk Rock, R&B, Rock, Soul, Strings, Swing, World
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

INFO FOR PHOTOGRAPHY

What primary photographic style do you identify with?
Contemporary, Photojournalism, Portraiture, Traditional / Posed
What do your packages include?
Albums, Custom Graphic Design, Digital Files, Flush Mount, High Resolution Images, Matted Prints, Negatives, Prints, Proof CD of All Images, Thank You Cards, Video Montage
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

INFO FOR VIDEOGRAPHY

What primary style do you identify with?
Cinematic, Documentary, Storytelling, Traditional
What do your packages include?
8mm Movie Film, Ceremony, DVD of Raw Footage, Edited Video, Invitation DVD, Montage - Childhood / Dating, Montage - Music Dubbed Over, Montage - Wedding Highlights, Multiple Cameras, Multiple Videographers, Online Highlight Films, Pre-Ceremony, Reception, Rehearsal Dinner, Same Day Edit Video
What formats can the final video be in?
Blu-Ray, DVD
Do you have liability insurance?
Yes

REVIEWS

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ashley
Wedding:
10/18/2014
5.0/5.0
We had Tom at our event. He was very professional. I feel he captured all our moments and we didnt even know he was there. He was great!
We had Tom at our event. He was very professional. I feel he captured all our moments and we didnt even know he was there. Read more...
We had Tom at our event. He was very professional. I feel he captured all our moments and we didnt even know he was there. He was great! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Hannah
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
Our DJ was great. He was very flexible working with the set up of our outdoor reception. His performance as master of ceremony was flawless and gave us and all of our guest a very memorable night. Using the company's automated website was pretty easy, but other than our DJ had no interaction with the company.
Our DJ was great. He was very flexible working with the set up of our outdoor reception. His performance as master of Read more...
Our DJ was great. He was very flexible working with the set up of our outdoor reception. His performance as master of ceremony was flawless and gave us and all of our guest a very memorable night. Using the company's automated website was pretty easy, but other than our DJ had no interaction with the company. Read less
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jenna
Wedding:
9/27/2014
5.0/5.0
Photographer and dj were phenomenal. Both called me multiple times leading up to the wedding, making sure I had no questions or concerns. The dj performed the music at the ceremony, so he came to the rehersal at no additional charge. The photographer was absolutely amazing; was able to handle my un cooperation wedding party, and all of the children in the immediate family. The photographer had amazing ideas for different photos to take!
Photographer and dj were phenomenal. Both called me multiple times leading up to the wedding, making sure I had no Read more...
Photographer and dj were phenomenal. Both called me multiple times leading up to the wedding, making sure I had no questions or concerns. The dj performed the music at the ceremony, so he came to the rehersal at no additional charge. The photographer was absolutely amazing; was able to handle my un cooperation wedding party, and all of the children in the immediate family. The photographer had amazing ideas for different photos to take! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Ashley
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
I used Direct Entertainment for my wedding this past weekend and used both their DJ and Photography services and I couldn't be happier. We had DJ Evan Gordon and my guests danced from the minute dinner was over until the reception ended. We had Martin Reardon as our photographer and he was great, very professional and knowledgable. Direct Entertainment was a great company to use for our wedding. They were very easy to work with and flexible and also very affordable. I strongly recommend using them for your next event !!
I used Direct Entertainment for my wedding this past weekend and used both their DJ and Photography services and I Read more...
I used Direct Entertainment for my wedding this past weekend and used both their DJ and Photography services and I couldn't be happier. We had DJ Evan Gordon and my guests danced from the minute dinner was over until the reception ended. We had Martin Reardon as our photographer and he was great, very professional and knowledgable. Direct Entertainment was a great company to use for our wedding. They were very easy to work with and flexible and also very affordable. I strongly recommend using them for your next event !! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much Ashley! We greatly appreciate your feedback and are glad your were happy with our DJ & Photography services. Congrats to you and your husband.
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Mary
Wedding:
9/6/2014
5.0/5.0
No DJ service compares! Our DJ Evan was absolutely perfect and interactive with guests! He was flexible and made our day PERFECT !!!!

Thank you!!!!
Mr. & Mrs. Davis
No DJ service compares! Our DJ Evan was absolutely perfect and interactive with guests! He was flexible and made our day Read more...
No DJ service compares! Our DJ Evan was absolutely perfect and interactive with guests! He was flexible and made our day PERFECT !!!!

Thank you!!!!
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Andrea
Wedding:
8/9/2014
5.0/5.0
Our videographer was absolutely fantastic! He was always near during big moments, but was never "in your face." He worked well with our other vendors and was very personable. I would recommend this service to anyone!
Our videographer was absolutely fantastic! He was always near during big moments, but was never "in your face." He worked Read more...
Our videographer was absolutely fantastic! He was always near during big moments, but was never "in your face." He worked well with our other vendors and was very personable. I would recommend this service to anyone! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Karie
Wedding:
7/12/2014
5.0/5.0
We used Direct Entertainment for our wedding video. Direct Entertainment was great to work with and their videographers went above and beyond to ensure our video captured everything we wanted. We had Perry and his team as our videographers and they were an absolute pleasure to work with. Jim coordinated everything from Day 1 and was a pleasure to work with as well. We received our wedding video within 3 weeks of our wedding and could not be happier with how everything turned out. I would highly recommend Direct Entertainment to everyone. Thanks!
We used Direct Entertainment for our wedding video. Direct Entertainment was great to work with and their videographers Read more...
We used Direct Entertainment for our wedding video. Direct Entertainment was great to work with and their videographers went above and beyond to ensure our video captured everything we wanted. We had Perry and his team as our videographers and they were an absolute pleasure to work with. Jim coordinated everything from Day 1 and was a pleasure to work with as well. We received our wedding video within 3 weeks of our wedding and could not be happier with how everything turned out. I would highly recommend Direct Entertainment to everyone. Thanks! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Ed
Wedding:
7/12/2014
5.0/5.0
We were on a budget and so I searched online through quite a lot of videographers and honestly, we couldn't be happier with our decision. Gary from Direct Entertainment was very professional and friendly. Jim, the owner, was always available to answer my questions. I decided to upgrade to the blu-rays and they are really nice! I would definitely recommend!
We were on a budget and so I searched online through quite a lot of videographers and honestly, we couldn't be happier Read more...
We were on a budget and so I searched online through quite a lot of videographers and honestly, we couldn't be happier with our decision. Gary from Direct Entertainment was very professional and friendly. Jim, the owner, was always available to answer my questions. I decided to upgrade to the blu-rays and they are really nice! I would definitely recommend! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I absolutely loved my wedding DJ. Planning with this company was very easy and they were very professional. I was able to do most of it online, so that made it very easy for me. I was planning our wedding on a budget and their price was great. It was much cheaper than most of the other DJs in my area. When it came time for my wedding, I knew they were going to be great. My DJ was a blast! He played the perfect music and people were dancing all night. I can't say enough about this company! Love them!
I absolutely loved my wedding DJ. Planning with this company was very easy and they were very professional. I was able to Read more...
I absolutely loved my wedding DJ. Planning with this company was very easy and they were very professional. I was able to do most of it online, so that made it very easy for me. I was planning our wedding on a budget and their price was great. It was much cheaper than most of the other DJs in my area. When it came time for my wedding, I knew they were going to be great. My DJ was a blast! He played the perfect music and people were dancing all night. I can't say enough about this company! Love them! Read less
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Stan & Carlynn
Wedding:
7/5/2014
5.0/5.0
Fantastic all around. Prompt, courteous, and flexible. All at a great price.
Fantastic all around. Prompt, courteous, and flexible. All at a great price.
Fantastic all around. Prompt, courteous, and flexible. All at a great price. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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June
Wedding:
7/4/2014
5.0/5.0
We want to thank Brian and his wife the videographer and photographer and DJ Gordan for making our daughter Katie's wedding special. All three were very professional, courteous and well mannered. The photos and video's were absolutely beautiful. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! DJ Gordan kept the dance floor hopping all night. The reception was to end at 11:30 pm, he had to call it quits at 11:30.
Parents of the bride June and Bill Smith-Katie and husband Jeffery Hunsicker
We want to thank Brian and his wife the videographer and photographer and DJ Gordan for making our daughter Katie's Read more...
We want to thank Brian and his wife the videographer and photographer and DJ Gordan for making our daughter Katie's wedding special. All three were very professional, courteous and well mannered. The photos and video's were absolutely beautiful. Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! DJ Gordan kept the dance floor hopping all night. The reception was to end at 11:30 pm, he had to call it quits at 11:30.
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Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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Kai
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Both Dj and video guys were great, very flexible and offered great suggestions. Have not received the videos back yet, but I'm sure they will turn out good.
Both Dj and video guys were great, very flexible and offered great suggestions. Have not received the videos back yet, but Read more...
Both Dj and video guys were great, very flexible and offered great suggestions. Have not received the videos back yet, but I'm sure they will turn out good. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
We had a fantastic DJ for our wedding. He was so interactive and many people commented after the wedding that they enjoyed all the songs that were played. Having never planned a wedding before it was nice having someone guide the event and knew what he was doing. The lights that were provided were beyond what I expected and made the dance floor. Would definitely use again and recommend. Thank you for helping make our wedding day so special.
We had a fantastic DJ for our wedding. He was so interactive and many people commented after the wedding that they enjoyed Read more...
We had a fantastic DJ for our wedding. He was so interactive and many people commented after the wedding that they enjoyed all the songs that were played. Having never planned a wedding before it was nice having someone guide the event and knew what he was doing. The lights that were provided were beyond what I expected and made the dance floor. Would definitely use again and recommend. Thank you for helping make our wedding day so special. Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Great! Played all requested songs.
Great! Played all requested songs.
Great! Played all requested songs. Read less
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Kaitlin
Wedding:
5/24/2014
5.0/5.0
Direct Entertainment was easy and flexible to deal with. The prices were great too!

Our DJ, Evan Gordon, was wonderful! He was very nice and professional. He played appropriate music at the appropriate times. He was flexible with a few last minute changes! He got everyone up and moving on the dance floor. We got a handful of compliments on him. He was great! We couldn't have asked for a better DJ!
Direct Entertainment was easy and flexible to deal with. The prices were great too!

Our DJ, Evan Gordon, was Read more...
Direct Entertainment was easy and flexible to deal with. The prices were great too!

Our DJ, Evan Gordon, was wonderful! He was very nice and professional. He played appropriate music at the appropriate times. He was flexible with a few last minute changes! He got everyone up and moving on the dance floor. We got a handful of compliments on him. He was great! We couldn't have asked for a better DJ! Read less
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Alex
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Both DJ and photographer were great! They were easy to get a hold of before hand and the DJ helped tremendously with figuring out reception order. Photographer was always around at the right moments. And the owner of the company was so helpful throughout the experience!
Both DJ and photographer were great! They were easy to get a hold of before hand and the DJ helped tremendously with Read more...
Both DJ and photographer were great! They were easy to get a hold of before hand and the DJ helped tremendously with figuring out reception order. Photographer was always around at the right moments. And the owner of the company was so helpful throughout the experience! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Ashley
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
This company was both promt and professional when we contacted them. They continually worked with us and our busy schedule. They were easy to reach throughout our planning process, and remained kind and supportive of our thoroughout our wedding process. A few days before the wedding the videographer that was to tape our wedding, contacted us to ask us our preferences, review all the information we submitted was correct, and to introduce himself personally. He remained behind the scenes throughout our wedding and reception, capturing all the footage that we wanted, while still remaining out of sight. This was an excellent company to work with and we would recommend them to all our family and friends!
This company was both promt and professional when we contacted them. They continually worked with us and our busy Read more...
This company was both promt and professional when we contacted them. They continually worked with us and our busy schedule. They were easy to reach throughout our planning process, and remained kind and supportive of our thoroughout our wedding process. A few days before the wedding the videographer that was to tape our wedding, contacted us to ask us our preferences, review all the information we submitted was correct, and to introduce himself personally. He remained behind the scenes throughout our wedding and reception, capturing all the footage that we wanted, while still remaining out of sight. This was an excellent company to work with and we would recommend them to all our family and friends! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Timur
Wedding:
10/5/2013
5.0/5.0
The DJ was awesome! He was very flexible with the schedule and made sure that everything ran smoothly. He was able to accommodate for last minute changes on the day of the wedding. He kept the party going throughout the entire night! We had a blast and would recommend the company and their DJs to everyone!!
The DJ was awesome! He was very flexible with the schedule and made sure that everything ran smoothly. He was able to Read more...
The DJ was awesome! He was very flexible with the schedule and made sure that everything ran smoothly. He was able to accommodate for last minute changes on the day of the wedding. He kept the party going throughout the entire night! We had a blast and would recommend the company and their DJs to everyone!! Read less
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/28/2013
5.0/5.0
The DJ, Bob, was great! He was in contact with me prior to the wedding about our special songs, was on time and responded well with our guests and requests. The only thing that wasn't perfect, which was just a miscommunication , was that he played the wrong song for the mother/groom dance. No one noticed besides myself and the groom's mother and everything else was perfect!
The DJ, Bob, was great! He was in contact with me prior to the wedding about our special songs, was on time and responded Read more...
The DJ, Bob, was great! He was in contact with me prior to the wedding about our special songs, was on time and responded well with our guests and requests. The only thing that wasn't perfect, which was just a miscommunication , was that he played the wrong song for the mother/groom dance. No one noticed besides myself and the groom's mother and everything else was perfect! Read less
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Alexandra
Wedding:
9/1/2013
5.0/5.0
We used Direct Entertainment for our wedding on 9/1. We could not be any happier. The DJ we are still receiving compliments on. He was respectful to all our guests, us and our requests. The same goes for the Video and Photo guys. Think the Video guy was Gary. Both VERY professional and accommodating to our every request. Would highly recommend all services.
We used Direct Entertainment for our wedding on 9/1. We could not be any happier. The DJ we are still receiving Read more...
We used Direct Entertainment for our wedding on 9/1. We could not be any happier. The DJ we are still receiving compliments on. He was respectful to all our guests, us and our requests. The same goes for the Video and Photo guys. Think the Video guy was Gary. Both VERY professional and accommodating to our every request. Would highly recommend all services. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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kelly
Wedding:
8/3/2013
5.0/5.0
The videographer was excellent! He contacted us before the event and knew exactly what moments we wanted to capture. He was polite and not intrusive at all. Most of the time I forgot he was there. We haven't seen the final product yet, but I am sure it will be great!
The videographer was excellent! He contacted us before the event and knew exactly what moments we wanted to capture. He Read more...
The videographer was excellent! He contacted us before the event and knew exactly what moments we wanted to capture. He was polite and not intrusive at all. Most of the time I forgot he was there. We haven't seen the final product yet, but I am sure it will be great! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Iona
Wedding:
7/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Our videographer Dave did and awesome job for my parents' 40th Wedding Anniversry Vow Renewal! He was very professional and courteous! He did an awesome job and I can't wait to see the finished product!!
Our videographer Dave did and awesome job for my parents' 40th Wedding Anniversry Vow Renewal! He was very professional Read more...
Our videographer Dave did and awesome job for my parents' 40th Wedding Anniversry Vow Renewal! He was very professional and courteous! He did an awesome job and I can't wait to see the finished product!! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Rob
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Excellent job!!!!! Highly recommend!!!
Excellent job!!!!! Highly recommend!!!
Excellent job!!!!! Highly recommend!!! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Great Job! Very supporting before and during wedding! Helped the wedding to glow! When things got hectic DJ did a great job keeping everything looking smooth and planned!
Great Job! Very supporting before and during wedding! Helped the wedding to glow! When things got hectic DJ did a great Read more...
Great Job! Very supporting before and during wedding! Helped the wedding to glow! When things got hectic DJ did a great job keeping everything looking smooth and planned! Read less
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Jim
Wedding:
6/8/2013
5.0/5.0
Both the DJ and Photographer were excellent, proactive in reaching out in advance of our wedding, dedicated and energetic the day of, and thoughtful during the event. Neither required direction, taking the initiative to make our event the success it was, and creatively seeking opportunities to improve on the plan they'd set in motion prior to the wedding.
Both the DJ and Photographer were excellent, proactive in reaching out in advance of our wedding, dedicated and energetic Read more...
Both the DJ and Photographer were excellent, proactive in reaching out in advance of our wedding, dedicated and energetic the day of, and thoughtful during the event. Neither required direction, taking the initiative to make our event the success it was, and creatively seeking opportunities to improve on the plan they'd set in motion prior to the wedding. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Monica
Wedding:
6/1/2013
5.0/5.0
I wanted to thank you and your company for providing me with superior service on my wedding day. TC was so helpful and made the night enjoyable for me as well as my guests. I am very fortunate to have found a company that is so accommodating to their customers. I do not think I could have imagined a better DJ service. Direct Entertainment is definitely a company I would recommend to everyone planning an event in the area. Thank you again for making this experience so spectacular.
I wanted to thank you and your company for providing me with superior service on my wedding day. TC was so helpful and Read more...
I wanted to thank you and your company for providing me with superior service on my wedding day. TC was so helpful and made the night enjoyable for me as well as my guests. I am very fortunate to have found a company that is so accommodating to their customers. I do not think I could have imagined a better DJ service. Direct Entertainment is definitely a company I would recommend to everyone planning an event in the area. Thank you again for making this experience so spectacular. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I absolutely loved that we could choose our own music. It was great to leave it to the DJ's experience to play it in an order that would keep people dancing. Our DJ "Jimmy C" helped us stay on schedule and was flexible when we needed a bit more time with guests. All of our guests had a blast and we'll never forget our reception. Thank you!
My husband and I absolutely loved that we could choose our own music. It was great to leave it to the DJ's experience to Read more...
My husband and I absolutely loved that we could choose our own music. It was great to leave it to the DJ's experience to play it in an order that would keep people dancing. Our DJ "Jimmy C" helped us stay on schedule and was flexible when we needed a bit more time with guests. All of our guests had a blast and we'll never forget our reception. Thank you! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/10/2013
5.0/5.0
We used DJ Bob, Videographer Dave, and Photographer Chris for our wedding, and we were so happy with their services! DJ Bob really knew how to get the party going, and he had some kind of app or device that made him able to play obscure songs (like an obscure, requested song about my small hometown in Texas). He was a lot of fun! Chris the Photographer was awesome and had lots of neat ideas for pictures. He showed me some on his camera as we were going along, and I loved what I saw! In the week leading up the wedding, the videographer made suggestions to us about when we should have him come, which was greatly appreciated because we are (obviously!) amateurs and would have missed some great footage. Their knowledge and skills took a lot of stress out of our day, and DJ Bob definitely helped us live it up. Thank you, guys! Would definitely recommend!
We used DJ Bob, Videographer Dave, and Photographer Chris for our wedding, and we were so happy with their services! DJ Read more...
We used DJ Bob, Videographer Dave, and Photographer Chris for our wedding, and we were so happy with their services! DJ Bob really knew how to get the party going, and he had some kind of app or device that made him able to play obscure songs (like an obscure, requested song about my small hometown in Texas). He was a lot of fun! Chris the Photographer was awesome and had lots of neat ideas for pictures. He showed me some on his camera as we were going along, and I loved what I saw! In the week leading up the wedding, the videographer made suggestions to us about when we should have him come, which was greatly appreciated because we are (obviously!) amateurs and would have missed some great footage. Their knowledge and skills took a lot of stress out of our day, and DJ Bob definitely helped us live it up. Thank you, guys! Would definitely recommend! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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Lauren
Wedding:
1/19/2013
5.0/5.0
Glenn did an excellent job as DJ. He played great music in addition to the songs I requested. I was very happy!
Glenn did an excellent job as DJ. He played great music in addition to the songs I requested. I was very happy!
Glenn did an excellent job as DJ. He played great music in addition to the songs I requested. I was very happy! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
We had not firmed up the plan until very close to the wedding, both DJ and Photographer were very helpful in providing advice and suggesting how we could make it all come together. If you don't have a wedding planner then this is an excellent service.
On the day the plan changed again and the DJ especially was very willing to be flexible, we couldn't have asked for, or had, better to make our day perfect for us.
We had not firmed up the plan until very close to the wedding, both DJ and Photographer were very helpful in providing Read more...
We had not firmed up the plan until very close to the wedding, both DJ and Photographer were very helpful in providing advice and suggesting how we could make it all come together. If you don't have a wedding planner then this is an excellent service.
On the day the plan changed again and the DJ especially was very willing to be flexible, we couldn't have asked for, or had, better to make our day perfect for us. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Maggie
Wedding:
11/3/2012
5.0/5.0
We had a great experience with Direct Entertainment. I loved that it was a one-stop shop for DJs, photographers and more. From the moment we contacted them they were an ease to work with. We dealt with Diana and Jim and both were able to answer all our questions and put us at ease. Benny was our photographer and George was our DJ. Both were very professional and provided us with the best service. Our wedding was a great day thanks to Direct Entertainments help.
We had a great experience with Direct Entertainment. I loved that it was a one-stop shop for DJs, photographers and more. Read more...
We had a great experience with Direct Entertainment. I loved that it was a one-stop shop for DJs, photographers and more. From the moment we contacted them they were an ease to work with. We dealt with Diana and Jim and both were able to answer all our questions and put us at ease. Benny was our photographer and George was our DJ. Both were very professional and provided us with the best service. Our wedding was a great day thanks to Direct Entertainments help. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Ken did a great job as a dj at my wedding. He played all the songs we requested and added some that were perfect and kept the crowd entertained and dancing. He was also very flexible with last minute changes. Everyone had a great time and we had many compliments about him afterward.
Ken did a great job as a dj at my wedding. He played all the songs we requested and added some that were perfect and kept Read more...
Ken did a great job as a dj at my wedding. He played all the songs we requested and added some that were perfect and kept the crowd entertained and dancing. He was also very flexible with last minute changes. Everyone had a great time and we had many compliments about him afterward. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Frances
Wedding:
10/20/2012
5.0/5.0
The DJ was great and photographer was friendly. My only wish is that photographer took more pictures of the people at the wedding. That is more my fault than his.I should of given clear direction.
The DJ was great and photographer was friendly. My only wish is that photographer took more pictures of the people at the Read more...
The DJ was great and photographer was friendly. My only wish is that photographer took more pictures of the people at the wedding. That is more my fault than his.I should of given clear direction. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We used Direct Entertainment for both Photography and DJ services. The DJ was very responsive, played all we wanted and more. He was very specific in attaining the correct versions of all our songs. He set up both the ceremony, the cocktail hour, and the reception in a timely and professional manner. Everyone loved the music! The photographer was wonderful to work with. He showed us a few of the shots and they were beautiful! Very creative, and a terrific easy going personality that made us all feel so comfortable. Dianna at the office responded to my emails nearly instantaneously! She was wonderful to work with as well. I highly recomend this company---a great value for the money, and NOT too good to be true! Money well spent. Thank you all for making our wedding a wonderful experience!
We used Direct Entertainment for both Photography and DJ services. The DJ was very responsive, played all we wanted and Read more...
We used Direct Entertainment for both Photography and DJ services. The DJ was very responsive, played all we wanted and more. He was very specific in attaining the correct versions of all our songs. He set up both the ceremony, the cocktail hour, and the reception in a timely and professional manner. Everyone loved the music! The photographer was wonderful to work with. He showed us a few of the shots and they were beautiful! Very creative, and a terrific easy going personality that made us all feel so comfortable. Dianna at the office responded to my emails nearly instantaneously! She was wonderful to work with as well. I highly recomend this company---a great value for the money, and NOT too good to be true! Money well spent. Thank you all for making our wedding a wonderful experience! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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leburlingame
Wedding:
9/10/2011
5.0/5.0
Very helpful and DJ Chuck was great. So lively and very sweet. Would so use them again.
Very helpful and DJ Chuck was great. So lively and very sweet. Would so use them again.
Very helpful and DJ Chuck was great. So lively and very sweet. Would so use them again. Read less
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SARA
Wedding:
10/2/2010
5.0/5.0
Mike Zepeda was the best DJ ever! He played things that I asked him to play and even some that he suggested and it was awesome. He was very interactive with the guests and made everyone feel wonderful. We had a great time with him, and I expect to request him again to do any future events that I might have. Mike you rock!
Mike Zepeda was the best DJ ever! He played things that I asked him to play and even some that he suggested and it was Read more...
Mike Zepeda was the best DJ ever! He played things that I asked him to play and even some that he suggested and it was awesome. He was very interactive with the guests and made everyone feel wonderful. We had a great time with him, and I expect to request him again to do any future events that I might have. Mike you rock! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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BlankenshipBride
Wedding:
6/28/2008
5.0/5.0
Joe was always available for me to call with a question, his price was reasonable, and he kept the dance floor going. We had so much fun at our wedding reception... both my husband and I danced a lot and our guests had a really good time on the dance floor. Joe Wolan at Direct Hits DJ come highly recommended by us!!
Joe was always available for me to call with a question, his price was reasonable, and he kept the dance floor going. We Read more...
Joe was always available for me to call with a question, his price was reasonable, and he kept the dance floor going. We had so much fun at our wedding reception... both my husband and I danced a lot and our guests had a really good time on the dance floor. Joe Wolan at Direct Hits DJ come highly recommended by us!! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Holly
Wedding:
9/20/2014
4.9/5.0
We used Direct for our DJ three weeks ago. Miguel did an awesome job! They were on time with everything on the timeline that We had decided on before hand. There wasn't as much interaction with the guests and getting them on the dance floor as I had hoped, but I didn't ask for it either. They still did a great job!!
We used Direct for our DJ three weeks ago. Miguel did an awesome job! They were on time with everything on the timeline Read more...
We used Direct for our DJ three weeks ago. Miguel did an awesome job! They were on time with everything on the timeline that We had decided on before hand. There wasn't as much interaction with the guests and getting them on the dance floor as I had hoped, but I didn't ask for it either. They still did a great job!! Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Congratulations Holly. Thank you for your kind remarks. We are honored you choose us.
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Sarah
Wedding:
5/3/2014
4.9/5.0
WOW! Charles was the life of the party, and he was sure to constantly point the spotlight back on us. Everyone was up and dancing at all times, and he suggested ideas throughout the night that we loved...we just went with it! When one of our other vendors failed to show, Charles really filled in the blank on the time that would have been spent there. And when the audio failed at my ceremony, Charles saved the day! We only hired him for the reception, but he assisted with the ceremony after there was an issue with the power supply and cords. The music and interaction really made the night perfect! Thank you Charles and Direct Entertainment!!!
WOW! Charles was the life of the party, and he was sure to constantly point the spotlight back on us. Everyone was up and Read more...
WOW! Charles was the life of the party, and he was sure to constantly point the spotlight back on us. Everyone was up and dancing at all times, and he suggested ideas throughout the night that we loved...we just went with it! When one of our other vendors failed to show, Charles really filled in the blank on the time that would have been spent there. And when the audio failed at my ceremony, Charles saved the day! We only hired him for the reception, but he assisted with the ceremony after there was an issue with the power supply and cords. The music and interaction really made the night perfect! Thank you Charles and Direct Entertainment!!! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
I had a great experience with Direct Entertainment for my wedding DJ and photographer. DE staff responded quickly to my emails/questions as I was deciding who to use for my vendors and then planning wedding details. My DJ and photographer were very flexible with any changes or requests that I had, making my special day less stressful. I would definitely recommend them~
I had a great experience with Direct Entertainment for my wedding DJ and photographer. DE staff responded quickly to my Read more...
I had a great experience with Direct Entertainment for my wedding DJ and photographer. DE staff responded quickly to my emails/questions as I was deciding who to use for my vendors and then planning wedding details. My DJ and photographer were very flexible with any changes or requests that I had, making my special day less stressful. I would definitely recommend them~ Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Tatiana
Wedding:
9/21/2014
4.8/5.0
We hired Direct Entertainment because we liked the fact that helped with our difficult choices,
We wanted a DJ who would do more than just play music. Wayne really helped out with keeping to a schedule (I didn't realized how hard that would be as a bride on her wedding day) and his "MC" skills were great! My guests had fun and felt like they were part of the wedding which is what my Husband and I wanted -

I would recommend him because the dance floor was packed all night. Not a dull moment!!

Wayne went above and beyond to make our wedding playlist exactly what we wanted it to be. He made sure that all of our "DO NOT PLAY" songs didn't get played, and surprised us by playing the songs on our " PLAY" list, even though we had a ton of them a lot of them were pretty obscure and were not in his library.

My advice is to do your homework and put the time into clearly communicating (in detail) the playlist and sound you want for the night and the flow. For his quality of service, Direct Entertainment has great prices and I would highly recommend them for any event!

Tatiana and Ryan
Montevista Country Club
We hired Direct Entertainment because we liked the fact that helped with our difficult choices,
We wanted a DJ who Read more...
We hired Direct Entertainment because we liked the fact that helped with our difficult choices,
We wanted a DJ who would do more than just play music. Wayne really helped out with keeping to a schedule (I didn't realized how hard that would be as a bride on her wedding day) and his "MC" skills were great! My guests had fun and felt like they were part of the wedding which is what my Husband and I wanted -

I would recommend him because the dance floor was packed all night. Not a dull moment!!

Wayne went above and beyond to make our wedding playlist exactly what we wanted it to be. He made sure that all of our "DO NOT PLAY" songs didn't get played, and surprised us by playing the songs on our " PLAY" list, even though we had a ton of them a lot of them were pretty obscure and were not in his library.

My advice is to do your homework and put the time into clearly communicating (in detail) the playlist and sound you want for the night and the flow. For his quality of service, Direct Entertainment has great prices and I would highly recommend them for any event!

Tatiana and Ryan
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Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.8/5.0
It was truly a pleasure working with Direct Entertainment for the Videography and DJ services for my wedding. Since I was planning a wedding out of town, Jim at Direct made a process that could have been overwhelming very smooth. Jim, my DJ and my videographers all reached out to me to find out exactly what we wanted for our wedding. They wanted us to provide as much or as little direction as we liked. Since I tended to be more of a "this is your job, I trust you" type of bride, I gave each a general idea of what I wanted and they took it from there. The music was perfect, keeping everyone (of all ages!) dancing all night and the video turned out amazing. The funniest part, is almost all of my guests commented on how they didn't even realize there were videographers! This speaks to their ability to stay out of the way while capturing every perfect moment. The only thing I would do differently if I would book my photographer through Direct Entertainment as well. Great job!! Thank you Jim!
It was truly a pleasure working with Direct Entertainment for the Videography and DJ services for my wedding. Since I was Read more...
It was truly a pleasure working with Direct Entertainment for the Videography and DJ services for my wedding. Since I was planning a wedding out of town, Jim at Direct made a process that could have been overwhelming very smooth. Jim, my DJ and my videographers all reached out to me to find out exactly what we wanted for our wedding. They wanted us to provide as much or as little direction as we liked. Since I tended to be more of a "this is your job, I trust you" type of bride, I gave each a general idea of what I wanted and they took it from there. The music was perfect, keeping everyone (of all ages!) dancing all night and the video turned out amazing. The funniest part, is almost all of my guests commented on how they didn't even realize there were videographers! This speaks to their ability to stay out of the way while capturing every perfect moment. The only thing I would do differently if I would book my photographer through Direct Entertainment as well. Great job!! Thank you Jim! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Videography
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Elizabeth
Wedding:
6/21/2014
4.8/5.0
They were very flexible and made sure everything you wanted was videotaped!! We were very pleased with their service!!!!
They were very flexible and made sure everything you wanted was videotaped!! We were very pleased with their service!!!!
They were very flexible and made sure everything you wanted was videotaped!! We were very pleased with their service!!!! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Rae
Wedding:
6/21/2014
4.8/5.0
I had a wonderful experience working with Direct Entertainment. The were very responsive to what I wanted and when I got stuck on what would be a good Father/Daughter dance song, the DJ gave the perfect suggestion, "Unforgettable" by Nat and Natalie King Cole.
I had a wonderful experience working with Direct Entertainment. The were very responsive to what I wanted and when I got Read more...
I had a wonderful experience working with Direct Entertainment. The were very responsive to what I wanted and when I got stuck on what would be a good Father/Daughter dance song, the DJ gave the perfect suggestion, "Unforgettable" by Nat and Natalie King Cole. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Jasslynn
Wedding:
7/13/2013
4.8/5.0
Our DJ Evan was just what our casual farm wedding needed! He was professional, flexible and very helpful. He took the time to call us before the big day to make sure everything flowed smoothly. Evan also found additional songs which we requested and were not already on the company's playlist. We really enjoyed working with Direct Entertainment and would highly recommend their services.
Our DJ Evan was just what our casual farm wedding needed! He was professional, flexible and very helpful. He took the time Read more...
Our DJ Evan was just what our casual farm wedding needed! He was professional, flexible and very helpful. He took the time to call us before the big day to make sure everything flowed smoothly. Evan also found additional songs which we requested and were not already on the company's playlist. We really enjoyed working with Direct Entertainment and would highly recommend their services. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Sarah
Wedding:
6/28/2013
4.8/5.0
Everything was wonderful. The one thing that I wish I could change: incorrect introductions of the wedding party (they even checked with me beforehand to make necessary changes).
Everything was wonderful. The one thing that I wish I could change: incorrect introductions of the wedding party (they Read more...
Everything was wonderful. The one thing that I wish I could change: incorrect introductions of the wedding party (they even checked with me beforehand to make necessary changes). Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Sarah,

Thanks so much for your kind remarks. I did want to get back with you to respond with the DJ having confirmed with your coordinator. The changes were not told to the DJ at all. Prior to the ceremony, the coordinator and and DJ had gone over everything, including when the bridal party was to be announced, which originally understood to be going into the bridal party song. He was cued to announce , so as he started introducing you he was surprised to see that change was was made and stunned and embarrassed. We apologize for the flaw, but wanted you to know the changes were never communicated to the DJ. We strive to make everything perfect, so we are sorry for this minor hiccup in your wedding. Congrats!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Overall we had a fantastic experience with Direct Entertainment! The wedding was great, and the music was perfect. We have VERY specific taste in music but our DJ Charles really listened to what we wanted and it turned out perfectly!

My only suggestion, and again this is a MINOR suggestion is that the DJ pay more attention to the forms filled out through DE. I found that I was answering lots of the same questions over and over so I was initially a bit confused why I filled out the forms.
Overall we had a fantastic experience with Direct Entertainment! The wedding was great, and the music was perfect. We have Read more...
Overall we had a fantastic experience with Direct Entertainment! The wedding was great, and the music was perfect. We have VERY specific taste in music but our DJ Charles really listened to what we wanted and it turned out perfectly!

My only suggestion, and again this is a MINOR suggestion is that the DJ pay more attention to the forms filled out through DE. I found that I was answering lots of the same questions over and over so I was initially a bit confused why I filled out the forms. Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your kind words and we will address the intent of the DJ Planner. Congrats!
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Anonymous
Wedding:
12/28/2012
4.8/5.0
The only thing was the transitions between some songs were rather awkward.
The only thing was the transitions between some songs were rather awkward.
The only thing was the transitions between some songs were rather awkward. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.8/5.0
I almost wish I could do another wedding and use these guys again - I had SO much fun and they made my wedding perfect in every way!!! :) I highly recommend them!
I almost wish I could do another wedding and use these guys again - I had SO much fun and they made my wedding perfect in Read more...
I almost wish I could do another wedding and use these guys again - I had SO much fun and they made my wedding perfect in every way!!! :) I highly recommend them! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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kitkat4188
Wedding:
7/9/2011
4.8/5.0
DJ - Our assigned DJs were Chris and Carrie. When I first returned Chris' call, I was a little worried because he seemed unprepared to ask the questions he needed and a little harried. I contacted the company, and the owner, Jim, responded quickly and assured me that Chris was a good DJ and had high customer reviews.
I was very happy with their DJ services - they stayed to my preset schedule for the reception as much as possible, but were also able to bend as needed when events needed switched around or ran over. They also dealt with a blown transformer very well and kept the party going.

Video - Our assigned videographer was Gary. He gave me confidence in his abilities from the beginning during our phone conversations. We had a few guidelines to stay within for the preacher's comfort with video during the church service. He assured me he would meet with the preacher and follow all guidelines.
I have two complaints with the video service. First of all, Gary stood directly in front of my husband to video my entrance into the church. I missed that special moment of the first time he saw me in my dress because all I saw was the camera and my husband trying to pear around Gary. Gary also went around and had people "say something to the camera", which I did not want and have had several wedding guests comment/complain about.

Overall, I am happy with my service from Direct Entertainment, their responsiveness to my (multiple) e-mail inquiries and concerns. I was just disappointed with Gary being in front of my husband during the entrance and the guest interviews.
DJ - Our assigned DJs were Chris and Carrie. When I first returned Chris' call, I was a little worried because he seemed Read more...
DJ - Our assigned DJs were Chris and Carrie. When I first returned Chris' call, I was a little worried because he seemed unprepared to ask the questions he needed and a little harried. I contacted the company, and the owner, Jim, responded quickly and assured me that Chris was a good DJ and had high customer reviews.
I was very happy with their DJ services - they stayed to my preset schedule for the reception as much as possible, but were also able to bend as needed when events needed switched around or ran over. They also dealt with a blown transformer very well and kept the party going.

Video - Our assigned videographer was Gary. He gave me confidence in his abilities from the beginning during our phone conversations. We had a few guidelines to stay within for the preacher's comfort with video during the church service. He assured me he would meet with the preacher and follow all guidelines.
I have two complaints with the video service. First of all, Gary stood directly in front of my husband to video my entrance into the church. I missed that special moment of the first time he saw me in my dress because all I saw was the camera and my husband trying to pear around Gary. Gary also went around and had people "say something to the camera", which I did not want and have had several wedding guests comment/complain about.

Overall, I am happy with my service from Direct Entertainment, their responsiveness to my (multiple) e-mail inquiries and concerns. I was just disappointed with Gary being in front of my husband during the entrance and the guest interviews. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Videography
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

I'm truly sorry Gary was in view of your very first seconds of eye contact of your husband. It sounds like he was ready to film you coming down the isle and did not realize he was in your view of the Groom. There is so much to take into consideration when filming with rules and regulations from the officiant to ensuring our client has the best video possible. Please accept our apology and thank you for your great review.
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Greg
Wedding:
6/22/2013
4.7/5.0
Our DJ did a wonderful job at our wedding reception. He was able to gather everyones attention during important parts of the night, and made the dance floor very popular.
Our DJ did a wonderful job at our wedding reception. He was able to gather everyones attention during important parts of Read more...
Our DJ did a wonderful job at our wedding reception. He was able to gather everyones attention during important parts of the night, and made the dance floor very popular. Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thanks you for sharing your review and kind words about your DJ Greg. Congrats!
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Cassie
Wedding:
6/1/2013
4.7/5.0
Loved our videographer! He was a true gentlemen helping the ladies on and off of ledges for pictures. He was always right there making sure he got every shot. Wonderful
Loved our videographer! He was a true gentlemen helping the ladies on and off of ledges for pictures. He was always right Read more...
Loved our videographer! He was a true gentlemen helping the ladies on and off of ledges for pictures. He was always right there making sure he got every shot. Wonderful Read less
Services Used: Rentals & Photobooths, Videography
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thank you for sharing and thanks for your trust in us Cassie.
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Tricia
Wedding:
11/3/2012
4.7/5.0
My husband and I were initially nervous to find a video and photographer this way. Looking back on it, we couldn't be happier. Both of our gentleman were knowledgeable, professional, and kind. Our services were excellent! I recommend getting your services this way. It was fantastic!
My husband and I were initially nervous to find a video and photographer this way. Looking back on it, we couldn't be Read more...
My husband and I were initially nervous to find a video and photographer this way. Looking back on it, we couldn't be happier. Both of our gentleman were knowledgeable, professional, and kind. Our services were excellent! I recommend getting your services this way. It was fantastic! Read less
Services Used: Photography, Videography
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Jennifer
Wedding:
9/15/2012
4.7/5.0
John was a great DJ! He did everything exactly how we wanted, which is SO much appreciated! Working with Direct Entertainment made wedding planning so easy-they really fool proof it for you! We loved the custom timeline and planning forms. We definitely would have had a disaster of a reception without those. The custom playlists were awesome, as well. We knew things we definitely wanted and absolutely did not want, and John followed those forms perfectly during the reception. He wasn't afraid to come up and ask us and double-check things during the reception, which was great. He only had a few questions here and there. He led the party and really did things exactly how we wanted and how we planned.
The only issue we had was with submitting our playlists on the website and our DJ not receiving them. We were on the phone with him the night before the wedding trying to email him the lists because he had not received them. Not sure what was up with that, but he did get them, thankfully, and he pulled it off even if it was a little last-minute!
We are so happy with John and Direct Entertainment, and are so glad we went with you!
John was a great DJ! He did everything exactly how we wanted, which is SO much appreciated! Working with Direct Read more...
John was a great DJ! He did everything exactly how we wanted, which is SO much appreciated! Working with Direct Entertainment made wedding planning so easy-they really fool proof it for you! We loved the custom timeline and planning forms. We definitely would have had a disaster of a reception without those. The custom playlists were awesome, as well. We knew things we definitely wanted and absolutely did not want, and John followed those forms perfectly during the reception. He wasn't afraid to come up and ask us and double-check things during the reception, which was great. He only had a few questions here and there. He led the party and really did things exactly how we wanted and how we planned.
The only issue we had was with submitting our playlists on the website and our DJ not receiving them. We were on the phone with him the night before the wedding trying to email him the lists because he had not received them. Not sure what was up with that, but he did get them, thankfully, and he pulled it off even if it was a little last-minute!
We are so happy with John and Direct Entertainment, and are so glad we went with you! Read less
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Cara
Wedding:
7/28/2012
4.7/5.0
Great quality and value. I had an issue with my video after the fact, and they were so quick to respond and fix my problem. I had new copies of my video within weeks. The videographer on the day was so professional and friendly. I'm so happy I have this wonderful video that captures our most special day!
Great quality and value. I had an issue with my video after the fact, and they were so quick to respond and fix my Read more...
Great quality and value. I had an issue with my video after the fact, and they were so quick to respond and fix my problem. I had new copies of my video within weeks. The videographer on the day was so professional and friendly. I'm so happy I have this wonderful video that captures our most special day! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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julieoleksak
Wedding:
7/25/2009
4.7/5.0
Played everything we wanted and still had time for requests. Very happy with our DJ and the cost. The only problem was that his mic was a little bit screwed up...fuzzy, feedback.
Played everything we wanted and still had time for requests. Very happy with our DJ and the cost. The only problem was Read more...
Played everything we wanted and still had time for requests. Very happy with our DJ and the cost. The only problem was that his mic was a little bit screwed up...fuzzy, feedback. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.6/5.0
They were great! It was the best price and the video came out better than I expected. I like my video way more than all of my pictures(different vendor). Highly recommend!
They were great! It was the best price and the video came out better than I expected. I like my video way more than all of Read more...
They were great! It was the best price and the video came out better than I expected. I like my video way more than all of my pictures(different vendor). Highly recommend! Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Sarah
Wedding:
9/22/2012
4.6/5.0
They were a very good DJ service. The only two imperfections were that I felt like after I filled out all the forms I should have heard back more quickly then I did to know that everything was good to go (I had to ask what was going on). The DJ himself, Evan, was very good, but later I found out some people thought the music was a little loud for the size of the room...we also had a custom "first dance" that we sent to him and he cut it off early instead of letting it play til the end. Overall, however, the planning forms were an awesome way to organize the music we wanted (and the wedding time frame in general) and Evan's music choices were awesome and he came up to me several times to ask what I wanted to happen next, etc...so, maybe not perfect, but I would recommend them.
They were a very good DJ service. The only two imperfections were that I felt like after I filled out all the forms I Read more...
They were a very good DJ service. The only two imperfections were that I felt like after I filled out all the forms I should have heard back more quickly then I did to know that everything was good to go (I had to ask what was going on). The DJ himself, Evan, was very good, but later I found out some people thought the music was a little loud for the size of the room...we also had a custom "first dance" that we sent to him and he cut it off early instead of letting it play til the end. Overall, however, the planning forms were an awesome way to organize the music we wanted (and the wedding time frame in general) and Evan's music choices were awesome and he came up to me several times to ask what I wanted to happen next, etc...so, maybe not perfect, but I would recommend them. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Rentals & Photobooths, Videography
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Ashley
Wedding:
11/3/2012
4.5/5.0
We really enjoyed working with Direct Entertainment and felt our DJ did a great job at communicating prior to the event to make sure everything was correct. He did a great job with playing the songs our guests wanted to hear as well as working with other vendors. We were very pleased and know that this service made our wedding reception better than we had expected! We would highly recommend them!
We really enjoyed working with Direct Entertainment and felt our DJ did a great job at communicating prior to the event to Read more...
We really enjoyed working with Direct Entertainment and felt our DJ did a great job at communicating prior to the event to make sure everything was correct. He did a great job with playing the songs our guests wanted to hear as well as working with other vendors. We were very pleased and know that this service made our wedding reception better than we had expected! We would highly recommend them! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.4/5.0
Photographer Robin took beautiful pictures. He was a very professional and helpful. He did everything I wanted and made sure that he had done so before he left. So nice!
DJ Wayne was very helpful in picking out my "non traditional" ceremony music. He had a lot of personality which added to the fun of the reception. We had a great time.
Photographer Robin took beautiful pictures. He was a very professional and helpful. He did everything I wanted and made Read more...
Photographer Robin took beautiful pictures. He was a very professional and helpful. He did everything I wanted and made sure that he had done so before he left. So nice!
DJ Wayne was very helpful in picking out my "non traditional" ceremony music. He had a lot of personality which added to the fun of the reception. We had a great time. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography
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Andrew
Wedding:
8/10/2013
4.4/5.0
Glad we were able have someone to take video of our event. Great value and price.
Glad we were able have someone to take video of our event. Great value and price.
Glad we were able have someone to take video of our event. Great value and price. Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.4/5.0
Our videographer was exceptional. He went beyond his mandates to cover the two days of wedding celebration. He was polite, professional and a warm gentleman.
Our videographer was exceptional. He went beyond his mandates to cover the two days of wedding celebration. He was polite, Read more...
Our videographer was exceptional. He went beyond his mandates to cover the two days of wedding celebration. He was polite, professional and a warm gentleman. Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.3/5.0
Jim, the owner was absolutely wonderful. He gets 5/5 stars. Our actual DJ entertainer was Wayne and he gets a 4/5 stars. Maintain professionalism is key through the wedding! I would highly recommend working with this vendor again, I would just recommend a different DJ entertainer. Jim was great and always on top of things!
Jim, the owner was absolutely wonderful. He gets 5/5 stars. Our actual DJ entertainer was Wayne and he gets a 4/5 stars. Read more...
Jim, the owner was absolutely wonderful. He gets 5/5 stars. Our actual DJ entertainer was Wayne and he gets a 4/5 stars. Maintain professionalism is key through the wedding! I would highly recommend working with this vendor again, I would just recommend a different DJ entertainer. Jim was great and always on top of things! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Cynthia
Wedding:
10/13/2013
4.2/5.0
" Thank you so much for providing us with with your Video, DJ and Photo services. We could not be happier with all of them. The DJ was matched up with us so well and we were able to enjoy our wedding because he did not bother us. The music mix was great as well. Our Video is fantastic as are our photos. We will forever be grateful for you and helping to create our memories forever. The only negative was the dance lights. We never requested any, so guess it's our fault to begin

Cynthia Johnson
Roseville
" Thank you so much for providing us with with your Video, DJ and Photo services. We could not be happier with all of Read more...
" Thank you so much for providing us with with your Video, DJ and Photo services. We could not be happier with all of them. The DJ was matched up with us so well and we were able to enjoy our wedding because he did not bother us. The music mix was great as well. Our Video is fantastic as are our photos. We will forever be grateful for you and helping to create our memories forever. The only negative was the dance lights. We never requested any, so guess it's our fault to begin

Cynthia Johnson
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Services Used: DJ, Photography, Rentals & Photobooths, Videography
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Heather
Wedding:
9/1/2012
4.1/5.0
Direct Entertainment was great with helping us with our DJ and videography. We filled out the required forms with all the info they needed, and they were in contact with me in the couple weeks prior to the wedding to make sure all was good. Since I review music, I wanted to do the playlists for the wedding all myself. There was no problem with this, and I mailed the discs to the DJ and he happily obliged. The only thing was that the last song for our ceremony was wrong. Also, we had a few moments of confusion during the reception (beginning) because of the speeches, etc. and felt we needed to be guided a little bit more as to what was going on and what needed to be done, etc. Other than that, everything was great and both the DJ and videographer were very nice, accomodating, and professional.
Direct Entertainment was great with helping us with our DJ and videography. We filled out the required forms with all the Read more...
Direct Entertainment was great with helping us with our DJ and videography. We filled out the required forms with all the info they needed, and they were in contact with me in the couple weeks prior to the wedding to make sure all was good. Since I review music, I wanted to do the playlists for the wedding all myself. There was no problem with this, and I mailed the discs to the DJ and he happily obliged. The only thing was that the last song for our ceremony was wrong. Also, we had a few moments of confusion during the reception (beginning) because of the speeches, etc. and felt we needed to be guided a little bit more as to what was going on and what needed to be done, etc. Other than that, everything was great and both the DJ and videographer were very nice, accomodating, and professional. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Videography
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melissa
Wedding:
10/5/2014
4.0/5.0
Our dj Evan was great! Paying was a pain in the butt, every time I tried to pay it was the biggest hastle ever. And the description on what you were getting seemed a little off from what you actually get. But over all the dj was flexible and energetic and did everything I asked!
Our dj Evan was great! Paying was a pain in the butt, every time I tried to pay it was the biggest hastle ever. And the Read more...
Our dj Evan was great! Paying was a pain in the butt, every time I tried to pay it was the biggest hastle ever. And the description on what you were getting seemed a little off from what you actually get. But over all the dj was flexible and energetic and did everything I asked! Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thanks for your feedback Melissa. We are glad you enjoyed your wedding and were happy with your DJ. I'm sorry you had a hard time paying. If I had known, I could have called you and taken care of in less than one minute. The online form was a temporary problem and was fixed within 24 hours. Congrats!
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Private User
Wedding:
8/17/2014
4.0/5.0
Our DJ was ok but the company was great to work for. I wish he would have MC'd more but overall it was what we paid for I guess.
Our DJ was ok but the company was great to work for. I wish he would have MC'd more but overall it was what we paid for I Read more...
Our DJ was ok but the company was great to work for. I wish he would have MC'd more but overall it was what we paid for I guess. Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Thank you for your review. We try to do our best when we assign a DJ based on the questionnaire you complete. Without knowing who you are, we are unable to review, but we are happy he did a good job for you. Congrats! We sincerely appreciate your feedback.

Jim (Founder)
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.0/5.0
Direct Entertainment was great with responding promptly to emails and were willing to accommodate and help us when we had a few technical difficulties playing our DVD. We are happy with the decision we made to have someone document our wedding, it was money well spent.
Direct Entertainment was great with responding promptly to emails and were willing to accommodate and help us when we had Read more...
Direct Entertainment was great with responding promptly to emails and were willing to accommodate and help us when we had a few technical difficulties playing our DVD. We are happy with the decision we made to have someone document our wedding, it was money well spent. Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
3.8/5.0
I was pleased with the services provided.
I was pleased with the services provided.
I was pleased with the services provided. Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Rinata
Wedding:
3/26/2011
3.3/5.0
The price was affordable which I like...however.
The DJ only played about five songs out of the list myself and the groom chose and when it cam time for the flowers and the garter to be tossed the DJ came and questioned me instead of locating the point of contact(or any of the bridal party). I thought that was a little unprofessional.
The price was affordable which I like...however.
The DJ only played about five songs out of the list myself and the Read more...
The price was affordable which I like...however.
The DJ only played about five songs out of the list myself and the groom chose and when it cam time for the flowers and the garter to be tossed the DJ came and questioned me instead of locating the point of contact(or any of the bridal party). I thought that was a little unprofessional. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
3.2/5.0
I would rate my DJ through Direct Entertainment as "average". There were some long moments of complete silence as he tried to find the next song or make the next announcement, which was a little awkward. Also, the bouquet toss was later than we had planned so I was waiting around with a bouquet in my hand until he finally announced it. Overall he had a good selection of music, though, and kept the party going. For the amount that I paid, it was decent service, but I would probably not use them for a future event...
I would rate my DJ through Direct Entertainment as "average". There were some long moments of complete silence as he tried Read more...
I would rate my DJ through Direct Entertainment as "average". There were some long moments of complete silence as he tried to find the next song or make the next announcement, which was a little awkward. Also, the bouquet toss was later than we had planned so I was waiting around with a bouquet in my hand until he finally announced it. Overall he had a good selection of music, though, and kept the party going. For the amount that I paid, it was decent service, but I would probably not use them for a future event... Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

We know of no known issues from any weddings. Without the known person of this review, we can't know for sure it's validity or reply to the person as we don't know who it is.
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Mason
Wedding:
10/27/2012
3.1/5.0
Jimmy C. was our dj for our event. My wife and I spent time putting together a play list and sent it in to him. He ignored 99% of it and played club music, which I had told him over the phone we did not want. While people did dance and were having a good time. I find it completely unacceptable to play music that my wife and I told him we did not want and did not play the music we had selected and sent him. I was very much impressed with the company when I called and dealt with Diana. I will tell people that if they go with your company that they should say up front not to have Jimmy DJ their event.
Jimmy C. was our dj for our event. My wife and I spent time putting together a play list and sent it in to him. He ignored Read more...
Jimmy C. was our dj for our event. My wife and I spent time putting together a play list and sent it in to him. He ignored 99% of it and played club music, which I had told him over the phone we did not want. While people did dance and were having a good time. I find it completely unacceptable to play music that my wife and I told him we did not want and did not play the music we had selected and sent him. I was very much impressed with the company when I called and dealt with Diana. I will tell people that if they go with your company that they should say up front not to have Jimmy DJ their event. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Rachel
Wedding:
10/12/2013
3.0/5.0
We used direct entertainment for our wedding, the dj and video guys were amazing! Our photographer on the other hand was awful. She wasnt very attentive and just stood in the background waiting on us. She also missed a lot of shots. We had talked and emailed prior and gave her a list of shots I wanted and I'm lucky I got even half the list. We just received our photos and I'm completely devistated and upset. I'm lucky to get a handful of pics worth printing. I would never reccommend heir photography services. THe photographer should have been up front and moving us along to make sure we got every picture
We used direct entertainment for our wedding, the dj and video guys were amazing! Our photographer on the other hand was Read more...
We used direct entertainment for our wedding, the dj and video guys were amazing! Our photographer on the other hand was awful. She wasnt very attentive and just stood in the background waiting on us. She also missed a lot of shots. We had talked and emailed prior and gave her a list of shots I wanted and I'm lucky I got even half the list. We just received our photos and I'm completely devistated and upset. I'm lucky to get a handful of pics worth printing. I would never reccommend heir photography services. THe photographer should have been up front and moving us along to make sure we got every picture Read less
Services Used: DJ, Photography, Videography
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naomi1360
Wedding:
6/5/2010
2.5/5.0
We hired Direct Entertainment because they had the best price, but I guess you get what you pay for. They contract out various dj's so we didn't find out who our dj was until about a month before the wedding. The people from Direct Entertainment were helpful and responsive, but our particular dj was hard to communicate with. We went over our time line and how we wanted the order of events, but it was not done properly at the reception. He played the correct songs and made the right announcements, but he was unprofessional when we had to tell him to fix the order of events. All in all, none of our guests noticed but we weren't very impressed with the dj.
We hired Direct Entertainment because they had the best price, but I guess you get what you pay for. They contract out Read more...
We hired Direct Entertainment because they had the best price, but I guess you get what you pay for. They contract out various dj's so we didn't find out who our dj was until about a month before the wedding. The people from Direct Entertainment were helpful and responsive, but our particular dj was hard to communicate with. We went over our time line and how we wanted the order of events, but it was not done properly at the reception. He played the correct songs and made the right announcements, but he was unprofessional when we had to tell him to fix the order of events. All in all, none of our guests noticed but we weren't very impressed with the dj. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Sylvia
Wedding:
3/23/2013
2.0/5.0
The DJ provided by Direct Entertainment was a very nice guy but he completely ignored my song selections so that he could play songs HE thought my guests wanted to hear, even went as far as to ask several what they thought he should play to get people to dance. Suffice it to say, his selections were completely inappropriate. He played songs such as, Sir Mix-a-lot's "I like Big Butts," and Ying Yang Twins' "Get Low." Although I didn't put these songs on my 'do not play' list, they were definitely not on the 'must play' list. On top of that, he didn't have an updated version of my schedule, which resulted in him asking me and my husband what was supposed to happen next during the reception. My other vendors knew what was going on, but he didn't. My photographers were carrying my schedule on them, but this guy didn't have a clue. I know for a fact that I submitted my schedule a week before I sent him my updated playlist. I was sorely disappointed with this service, and I feel bad having to detail my bad experience because the people at D-E are very nice and responsive, but I have to question their choice in DJs.
The DJ provided by Direct Entertainment was a very nice guy but he completely ignored my song selections so that he could Read more...
The DJ provided by Direct Entertainment was a very nice guy but he completely ignored my song selections so that he could play songs HE thought my guests wanted to hear, even went as far as to ask several what they thought he should play to get people to dance. Suffice it to say, his selections were completely inappropriate. He played songs such as, Sir Mix-a-lot's "I like Big Butts," and Ying Yang Twins' "Get Low." Although I didn't put these songs on my 'do not play' list, they were definitely not on the 'must play' list. On top of that, he didn't have an updated version of my schedule, which resulted in him asking me and my husband what was supposed to happen next during the reception. My other vendors knew what was going on, but he didn't. My photographers were carrying my schedule on them, but this guy didn't have a clue. I know for a fact that I submitted my schedule a week before I sent him my updated playlist. I was sorely disappointed with this service, and I feel bad having to detail my bad experience because the people at D-E are very nice and responsive, but I have to question their choice in DJs. Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

We don't understand why she give such a bad review, yes there was confusion with the itinerary as client changed it many times up until two days before wedding. All final changes are due 4 weeks prior. We can flow with changes, even on the spot, but the constant changes made it difficult. Photographers (Not hired through us)had no clue what was going on they just followed DJ's lead. Every song DJ played was either on their list or requested by their friends. Every song was radio edited. The several guests that requested music were her and her bridesmaids only. The DJ checked with her several times though the night and they always told him they were having a great time. About 15 min before the night was over the DJ asked them if there was anything I haven't played yet, and they told me to just keep them dancing then play their last dance. DJ received a tip, so we are unsure why this review was made. We strive to ensure our Clients have a great time, in which they did here, as well as their music requests be played, and they were.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
1.9/5.0
Well, to start off. He didn't have the names of anyone in the party or the songs that they walked in to. I spent time to go to your music data base and pick the songs and the songs that were played were nothing what I wanted. I'm flexible and didn't let it bother me, but for future customers, I felt like I had to speak up.
Well, to start off. He didn't have the names of anyone in the party or the songs that they walked in to. I spent time to Read more...
Well, to start off. He didn't have the names of anyone in the party or the songs that they walked in to. I spent time to go to your music data base and pick the songs and the songs that were played were nothing what I wanted. I'm flexible and didn't let it bother me, but for future customers, I felt like I had to speak up. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Shae
Wedding:
10/31/2008
1.4/5.0
We booked this DJ company for our wedding in Dallas, Texas. HUGE mistake, this was the only problem we had from the entire wedding. First we asked for a Spanish speaking DJ, didn't get one but the DJ Charles assured us he would have a Spanish speaking assistant to help him. I personally emailed Charles with a list of music likes/dislikes and the types of music to be played. We also provided a CD and list of songs to be used at specific events ( first dance, father/daughter dance, entrance, etc...) and that much he at least got right. Charles showed up at the venue WITHOUT his equipment. Luckily for him and us, the venue had the appropriate equipment. He made 2 announcements, and that was only after my husband told him how and what to do. He was late, and left early after my husband told him specifically what time he was to leave. We paid for the DJ to be there until 12:30, he left at 10:45 shortly after my husband and I did.

My husband was so upset that his "dj" almost ruined our wedding day, he emailed the "owner" the next day and spent time dealing with this over our honeymoon. Even with the small discount we got for the terrible terrible service we received, I still feel we over paid. We basically paid $350 for a guy who claimed to be a dj hit the play button on the venue's equipment. He also plaid a number of songs more than once, and plaid NO Spanish music at all. My husband's family is Mexican and loves to dance.

Very disappointing.
We booked this DJ company for our wedding in Dallas, Texas. HUGE mistake, this was the only problem we had from the entire Read more...
We booked this DJ company for our wedding in Dallas, Texas. HUGE mistake, this was the only problem we had from the entire wedding. First we asked for a Spanish speaking DJ, didn't get one but the DJ Charles assured us he would have a Spanish speaking assistant to help him. I personally emailed Charles with a list of music likes/dislikes and the types of music to be played. We also provided a CD and list of songs to be used at specific events ( first dance, father/daughter dance, entrance, etc...) and that much he at least got right. Charles showed up at the venue WITHOUT his equipment. Luckily for him and us, the venue had the appropriate equipment. He made 2 announcements, and that was only after my husband told him how and what to do. He was late, and left early after my husband told him specifically what time he was to leave. We paid for the DJ to be there until 12:30, he left at 10:45 shortly after my husband and I did.

My husband was so upset that his "dj" almost ruined our wedding day, he emailed the "owner" the next day and spent time dealing with this over our honeymoon. Even with the small discount we got for the terrible terrible service we received, I still feel we over paid. We basically paid $350 for a guy who claimed to be a dj hit the play button on the venue's equipment. He also plaid a number of songs more than once, and plaid NO Spanish music at all. My husband's family is Mexican and loves to dance.

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Services Used: Ceremony Music, DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

1st off, the DJ did bring an assistant which the b/g were told he had limited spanish speaking ability. We did not charge any extra and did this as a courtesy to them! The DJ was told by the groom that the venue had their own system and he did not need to bring his equipment. Therefore, he brought limited equipment. We ALWAYS bring our own equipment, unless told otherwise. DJ was there one full hour prior to start time. He was NOT late. This is 1st I am hearing of this. He was told by the venue and his best man to leave at 1045pm. He was still playing at this time when the venue's staff actually asked him what he was doing. Not one guest was there except the best man and he was loading his car up outside, in which the DJ went out and asked him if okay to leave. He stated yes, no one here anymore. The reason we spent time dealing with this on the honeymoon, is b/c they insisted and I felt it best to take care of the minor complaint ASAP. They REQUESTED I call them on their honeymoon. I also refunded $145 immediatly for the DJ leaving early, even though I did not have to. James, the groom was happy with this, and thanked me for my professionalism. They also only had us booked until 12am, not 1230. We made all announecements in spanish as well as english. We wish this couple the best of luck in their new marriage.
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F
Wedding:
9/14/2014
1.3/5.0
The worst DJ ever. This is what I heard at my daughter's wedding from the venue coordinator, catering service and some guests; I totally agree with them. Our photographer and an engaged couple wanted to know his name (Wayne) just to avoid him in the future.
We worked weeks in advance to make a play list but the DJ just reverted it to his own choices. I had to have a very direct discussion with him to stick with our list. We provided him with the event schedule but we had to frequently remind him to stay on track. The speeches were scheduled during dinner but he announced the first speech an hour later after the guests already finished their meals. The caterer did not know when to serve champagne because the DJ did not announce it and we had to tell him. The list goes on. I would not recommend him or his company to anybody.
The worst DJ ever. This is what I heard at my daughter's wedding from the venue coordinator, catering service and some Read more...
The worst DJ ever. This is what I heard at my daughter's wedding from the venue coordinator, catering service and some guests; I totally agree with them. Our photographer and an engaged couple wanted to know his name (Wayne) just to avoid him in the future.
We worked weeks in advance to make a play list but the DJ just reverted it to his own choices. I had to have a very direct discussion with him to stick with our list. We provided him with the event schedule but we had to frequently remind him to stay on track. The speeches were scheduled during dinner but he announced the first speech an hour later after the guests already finished their meals. The caterer did not know when to serve champagne because the DJ did not announce it and we had to tell him. The list goes on. I would not recommend him or his company to anybody. Read less
Services Used: DJ
DIRECT ENTERTAINMENT Wedding Specialists responded with the following comments:

Dear F. I'm sincerely sorry you were not happy with your Daughter's wedding DJ. We strive to hire only the best. We try to match the DJ up with the bride based on what she wanted. It seems some communication breakdown occurred and for that I am truly sorry. The DJ knew of none of this the night of, or he would have immediately corrected and provided a clear path to making you happy as well as the bride. Feedback was very positive for the dance floor from the hall staff, so we are happy you enjoyed that.
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Sheryl
Wedding:
6/22/2013
1.0/5.0
RUN AWAY! This company was by far the worst part of the entire wedding. Thank goodness everything else was flawless to make up for them.

A follow up email was sent to Jim Firth after the event (NONE of their mistakes were even acknowledged or corrected) Here is a clip of part of it-

I am writing this to you now to let you know how disappointed my husband and I were with your services. We contracted a Videographer and a DJ for our June 22, 2013 wedding at Wolferts Roost Country Club. I was under the impression that because we were paying for two services ($695 for the videographer and $770 for the DJ) that we would indeed RECEIVE two services. Instead we received a husband/wife team (the wife did nothing that we noticed), therefore we received ONE guy (Bill Mahar) who was jumping back and forth in between the DJ booth and videotaping the event. Here are a couple of things that they did wrong:
-After asking how to pronounce names in our bridal party (for the grand entrance) they managed to butcher MULTIPLE people's names.
-MORE IMPORTANTLY-Our last name was butchered during our grand entrance
-There were major delays (sometimes more than 30 seconds of dead silence) in between songs causing the whole party atmosphere to disappear as people started to walk off the dance floor..
-I sent Brian Mahar a schedule, video shot list, and a DJ list on May 27 and again on June 17. However, he did not follow the schedule at all causing there to be a lull between dinner and dancing causing people to sit around bored. Then the cake cutting was way later in the night than it was supposed to be. Your services were the only to not follow the schedule.
-Brian talked in between a ton of the songs. (you are a DJ not a radio personality). His microphone was WAY too loud and muffled and his words could hardly be deciphered.

Due to space this is all I could write, but I hope it saves someone else from making the mistake that we did in hiring this company.
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RUN AWAY! This company was by far the worst part of the entire wedding. Thank goodness everything else was flawless to make up for them.

A follow up email was sent to Jim Firth after the event (NONE of their mistakes were even acknowledged or corrected) Here is a clip of part of it-

I am writing this to you now to let you know how disappointed my husband and I were with your services. We contracted a Videographer and a DJ for our June 22, 2013 wedding at Wolferts Roost Country Club. I was under the impression that because we were paying for two services ($695 for the videographer and $770 for the DJ) that we would indeed RECEIVE two services. Instead we received a husband/wife team (the wife did nothing that we noticed), therefore we received ONE guy (Bill Mahar) who was jumping back and forth in between the DJ booth and videotaping the event. Here are a couple of things that they did wrong:
-After asking how to pronounce names in our bridal party (for the grand entrance) they managed to butcher MULTIPLE people's names.
-MORE IMPORTANTLY-Our last name was butchered during our grand entrance
-There were major delays (sometimes more than 30 seconds of dead silence) in between songs causing the whole party atmosphere to disappear as people started to walk off the dance floor..
-I sent Brian Mahar a schedule, video shot list, and a DJ list on May 27 and again on June 17. However, he did not follow the schedule at all causing there to be a lull between dinner and dancing causing people to sit around bored. Then the cake cutting was way later in the night than it was supposed to be. Your services were the only to not follow the schedule.
-Brian talked in between a ton of the songs. (you are a DJ not a radio personality). His microphone was WAY too loud and muffled and his words could hardly be deciphered.

Due to space this is all I could write, but I hope it saves someone else from making the mistake that we did in hiring this company. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Videography
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K
Wedding:
9/21/2013
0.9/5.0
I first inquired about Direct Entertainment in June of 2012. I was contacted daily until contract was signed, yet communication was non-existent once the contract was signed. I had to contact Direct Entertainment myself 6 weeks before my wedding since I did not hear anything. I communicated via email with someone at Direct Entertainment, but I did not hear from the DJ until two weeks before my wedding. The only positive thing is he attempted to follow the timeline; however, we ended up being ahead of schedule. Dinner was about 30 min ahead of the timeline, yet instead of cutting the Jazz music and starting with dinner music, Jazz music was being played at the start of our dinner. The bride had to get up from eating to tell him we did not request this music for dinner. He stated he was still playing jazz since it was not the time stated on the timeline. It is my opinion, that he should have known that if we are eating dinner we should be listening to the dinner music we requested. Certain specific music requested was not played, he was not very out going as asked.He only spoke to do the announcements and nothing more. Dedications were not announced, the DJ was not dressed in business casual as requested, Songs involving most attendants, ie. Hookie Pookie, YMCA, Chicken Dance, were all played together at the very end of the night when most people were already gone. We requested a Dollar Dance and this was NEVER conducted. We made it clear we did not want music extremely loud, so people could hear themselves, yet, I was told by a few people it was too loud, he was told, but still did not turn it down. Since our reception was not very long, we asked that the DJ not eat, yet there was food on their table. The DJ seemed nice, and I though it was going to be an awesome time. We were very disappointed! We would not recommend this DJ or even this company to anyone.
I first inquired about Direct Entertainment in June of 2012. I was contacted daily until contract was signed, yet Read more...
I first inquired about Direct Entertainment in June of 2012. I was contacted daily until contract was signed, yet communication was non-existent once the contract was signed. I had to contact Direct Entertainment myself 6 weeks before my wedding since I did not hear anything. I communicated via email with someone at Direct Entertainment, but I did not hear from the DJ until two weeks before my wedding. The only positive thing is he attempted to follow the timeline; however, we ended up being ahead of schedule. Dinner was about 30 min ahead of the timeline, yet instead of cutting the Jazz music and starting with dinner music, Jazz music was being played at the start of our dinner. The bride had to get up from eating to tell him we did not request this music for dinner. He stated he was still playing jazz since it was not the time stated on the timeline. It is my opinion, that he should have known that if we are eating dinner we should be listening to the dinner music we requested. Certain specific music requested was not played, he was not very out going as asked.He only spoke to do the announcements and nothing more. Dedications were not announced, the DJ was not dressed in business casual as requested, Songs involving most attendants, ie. Hookie Pookie, YMCA, Chicken Dance, were all played together at the very end of the night when most people were already gone. We requested a Dollar Dance and this was NEVER conducted. We made it clear we did not want music extremely loud, so people could hear themselves, yet, I was told by a few people it was too loud, he was told, but still did not turn it down. Since our reception was not very long, we asked that the DJ not eat, yet there was food on their table. The DJ seemed nice, and I though it was going to be an awesome time. We were very disappointed! We would not recommend this DJ or even this company to anyone. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Allie
Wedding:
9/21/2013
0.8/5.0
Extremely disappointed with everything about my video. I paid $900 for a video that is blurry (no indication of hi-def at all) and barely edited (I have the "original disc" and it almost identical to the edited copy except for crappy music placed in the beginning of the edited version - no chapters either as specified in the package). I do not think I got the time that I was supposed to get either, my ceremony and reception were in the same location - so no extra travel or preceremony, yet my video cuts off after the bouquet toss, paid for about 7 hours and got maybe 5 hours). I could have had a family member record the wedding and would have had the same quality, but it probably would have been better. I am not sure why all the great reviews, perhaps that is for services other than videography; however, I would NOT recommend them for your video - if you're going to spend money on video, spend it on another vendor. I guess the only upside is that I had my video in a few weeks, probably due to the lack of editing. Also beware, the videographer will appear in every single one of your wedding pics because they do not pay attention to where your camera guy is.
Extremely disappointed with everything about my video. I paid $900 for a video that is blurry (no indication of hi-def at Read more...
Extremely disappointed with everything about my video. I paid $900 for a video that is blurry (no indication of hi-def at all) and barely edited (I have the "original disc" and it almost identical to the edited copy except for crappy music placed in the beginning of the edited version - no chapters either as specified in the package). I do not think I got the time that I was supposed to get either, my ceremony and reception were in the same location - so no extra travel or preceremony, yet my video cuts off after the bouquet toss, paid for about 7 hours and got maybe 5 hours). I could have had a family member record the wedding and would have had the same quality, but it probably would have been better. I am not sure why all the great reviews, perhaps that is for services other than videography; however, I would NOT recommend them for your video - if you're going to spend money on video, spend it on another vendor. I guess the only upside is that I had my video in a few weeks, probably due to the lack of editing. Also beware, the videographer will appear in every single one of your wedding pics because they do not pay attention to where your camera guy is. Read less
Services Used: Videography
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Leslie
Wedding:
10/20/2012
0.7/5.0
The transitioning between songs was not what I wanted. He didn't have the main song that was on my Must Play list, which was important to my family. He was then rude to my guests when they asked if he could use one of our ipods, or something like it, since we all had that song. He messed up our first dance by changing songs in the middle of it, and then he didn't play the slow songs I had talked about with him earlier. When talking to him on the phone to plan the reception (and tell him what I wanted), he wasn't available until the Tuesday before the wedding, and then rushed through the phone call when I finally did reach him.
The transitioning between songs was not what I wanted. He didn't have the main song that was on my Must Play list, which Read more...
The transitioning between songs was not what I wanted. He didn't have the main song that was on my Must Play list, which was important to my family. He was then rude to my guests when they asked if he could use one of our ipods, or something like it, since we all had that song. He messed up our first dance by changing songs in the middle of it, and then he didn't play the slow songs I had talked about with him earlier. When talking to him on the phone to plan the reception (and tell him what I wanted), he wasn't available until the Tuesday before the wedding, and then rushed through the phone call when I finally did reach him. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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