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DJ Michael McNeil / Ovation Entertainment

Los Angeles , CA
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Los Angeles, CA 90717 US (map)

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310-951-5717

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ABOUT US

I’ve been performing professionally since age 11 and a professional wedding DJ for the last 15 years, so without a doubt I’m very comfortable in front of any audience and especially find... Read more
I’ve been performing professionally since age 11 and a professional wedding DJ for the last 15 years, so without a doubt I’m very comfortable in front of any audience and especially find weddings to be my forte’ and most enjoyable for me. I’ll strive to make your day absolutely perfect and professional without that added cheese factor with which I truly understand is one the deepest concerns with most B&G's and that’s why I insist on at least two or more personal meetings before hand, leading up to the week before your event to discuss the final details, also allowing us to get to know each other better so there is a more comfortable and personal dialog between us.

Remember, not only am I your DJ, but even more importantly, I am also your Master of Ceremony keeping all your plans on schedule and moving along in a timely and festive fashion. It’s very important to me that you are able to relax and let the professionals handle all the details you’ve worked so hard to organize, which in turn allows you and your fiancé to enjoy every cherished moment with the one and ones you love without the stress of wondering who’s running the show or worrying about what’s next.

As far as sound equipment, I use only the latest and highest quality pro audio and lighting gear available, guaranteeing your first dance and all the music you’ve chosen sounds crystal clear throughout the evening, never dull or harsh. I’m also very well equipped with an extensive library of over 60,000 songs to cover all styles and decades of music, including my weekly shipment of the latest Top 40, Rock, Hip Hop, Dance, & Country keeping me absolutely up to date with the latest trends.

I would love the opportunity to sit down with you and lay out what I think is needed to make your wedding celebration a stress free success! Remember it’s not only the music, but the DJ/MC you choose whether or not your celebration comes alive! Read less
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What music genres do you specialize in?
Country, Electronic, Hip Hop, International, Jazz, Oldies, Pop, R&B/Soul, Rock, Top 40
What services do you offer?
Bilingual MC, Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, Karaoke, Liability Insurance, MC, One Event/Day
What additional equipment do you offer?
Disco Ball, Microphones, Projector, Sound/PA System, Uplighting

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Alyssa
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
There are no words to express how grateful we are that we were able to have Michael DJ our wedding. If he is available on your event date, BOOK HIM NOW!!! I am telling you, you will not regret it whatsoever. Michael met with us several times before our wedding and, each time, literally mapped-out the timeline for the entire wedding day. Michael not only went above and beyond during the planning process, but the wedding day was absolutely flawless thanks to him. I cannot even tell you how many people raved about him after the wedding. Seriously, our guests couldn't believe how amazing Michael was. He will likely be the DJ at our friends' upcoming wedding if he isn't already booked on their date because they ABSOLUTELY LOVED him too. Do not hesitate to get in touch with Michael - he is an awesome person who is truly passionate about what he does and you will be so glad you found him! Thanks so much, Michael, for making our wedding day so memorable!!!
There are no words to express how grateful we are that we were able to have Michael DJ our wedding. If he is available on Read more...
There are no words to express how grateful we are that we were able to have Michael DJ our wedding. If he is available on your event date, BOOK HIM NOW!!! I am telling you, you will not regret it whatsoever. Michael met with us several times before our wedding and, each time, literally mapped-out the timeline for the entire wedding day. Michael not only went above and beyond during the planning process, but the wedding day was absolutely flawless thanks to him. I cannot even tell you how many people raved about him after the wedding. Seriously, our guests couldn't believe how amazing Michael was. He will likely be the DJ at our friends' upcoming wedding if he isn't already booked on their date because they ABSOLUTELY LOVED him too. Do not hesitate to get in touch with Michael - he is an awesome person who is truly passionate about what he does and you will be so glad you found him! Thanks so much, Michael, for making our wedding day so memorable!!! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
8/9/2015
5.0/5.0
Michael was unbelievable, his attention to detail and ability manage the time allowed for my wife and I to not worry about a thing. He had several meetings with us prior to our wedding day and made it very easy to make our song choices. His equipment is top notch and I couldn't have asked for a better DJ. Our friends and family cannot stop raving about how incredible our DJ was, and we cannot wait to refer him to other weddings/events.

He said it to us when we first booked him, if you don't get the name on the wall when you book a vendor... then you might want to look elsewhere. He was 100 percent right!
Michael was unbelievable, his attention to detail and ability manage the time allowed for my wife and I to not worry about Read more...
Michael was unbelievable, his attention to detail and ability manage the time allowed for my wife and I to not worry about a thing. He had several meetings with us prior to our wedding day and made it very easy to make our song choices. His equipment is top notch and I couldn't have asked for a better DJ. Our friends and family cannot stop raving about how incredible our DJ was, and we cannot wait to refer him to other weddings/events.

He said it to us when we first booked him, if you don't get the name on the wall when you book a vendor... then you might want to look elsewhere. He was 100 percent right! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
7/26/2015
5.0/5.0
Michael was amazing! When we first met with him, we knew we wouldn't work with anyone else. We left that meeting feeling the most organized we had felt since our wedding planning process began. He was so professional and his experience with DJing shone when he went through details with us. He helped with the timeline of the day of, down to the minute (which I loved). And provided priceless recommendations for song choices.
We brought my dad to the next meeting, and Michael took notes and learned all of the Lebanese songs we wanted played, in what order and when. My dad even provided songs that weren't in the online music library of Michael's, and Michael added them right in to our playlist.
I know why Michael has 5/5 star reviews. Our wedding was INCREDIBLE because of him! He has two sound systems, so the transition from ceremony to reception was flawless. He worked with the harpist that we had at the ceremony. He could read the room the entire night and knew which songs to play when (which is great for the Lebanese music I wanted played; it was great to have a DJ who knew when to switch back and forth). We had created a playlist online on our own time that he used to make us dance all night. His uplighting was incredible. AND special plus: while out on the FULL dance floor (Michael got everyone dancing so easily), I kept seeing someone walking around with a basket. I brushed it off as an uncle who was carrying a basket for one reason or another; I didn't care, I was having such a great time dancing and celebrating. Then I realized more and more that my friends and family all had little goodies! Michael had been going around, passing out awesome goodies to everyone on the dance floor! Cool sparkle gloves, light up sticks, sun glasses, etc. Everyone loved it!
Between his professionalism in meetings and as the MC (he is great at name pronunciation), and his ability to get a dance floor full and keep it that way, we hands down recommend him to anyone!!!
Michael was amazing! When we first met with him, we knew we wouldn't work with anyone else. We left that meeting feeling Read more...
Michael was amazing! When we first met with him, we knew we wouldn't work with anyone else. We left that meeting feeling the most organized we had felt since our wedding planning process began. He was so professional and his experience with DJing shone when he went through details with us. He helped with the timeline of the day of, down to the minute (which I loved). And provided priceless recommendations for song choices.
We brought my dad to the next meeting, and Michael took notes and learned all of the Lebanese songs we wanted played, in what order and when. My dad even provided songs that weren't in the online music library of Michael's, and Michael added them right in to our playlist.
I know why Michael has 5/5 star reviews. Our wedding was INCREDIBLE because of him! He has two sound systems, so the transition from ceremony to reception was flawless. He worked with the harpist that we had at the ceremony. He could read the room the entire night and knew which songs to play when (which is great for the Lebanese music I wanted played; it was great to have a DJ who knew when to switch back and forth). We had created a playlist online on our own time that he used to make us dance all night. His uplighting was incredible. AND special plus: while out on the FULL dance floor (Michael got everyone dancing so easily), I kept seeing someone walking around with a basket. I brushed it off as an uncle who was carrying a basket for one reason or another; I didn't care, I was having such a great time dancing and celebrating. Then I realized more and more that my friends and family all had little goodies! Michael had been going around, passing out awesome goodies to everyone on the dance floor! Cool sparkle gloves, light up sticks, sun glasses, etc. Everyone loved it!
Between his professionalism in meetings and as the MC (he is great at name pronunciation), and his ability to get a dance floor full and keep it that way, we hands down recommend him to anyone!!! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music, DJ, Wedding Planning, Lighting & Decor
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Bri
Wedding:
4/10/2015
5.0/5.0
Michael was our DJ for our April 2015 La Canada Country Club Wedding. From our initial meeting to our final dance he was literally flawless. I don't think couples realize how important a DJ is for your big day! Michael was the captain of our ship! He met with us 5 times before our Wedding to ensure everything was set and made sense! His knowledge and music recommendations were spot on and we truly felt he cared about us and our day going smoothly! I will 100% recommend him to anyone and everyone! He is the BEST in the business! Thank you Michael!!
Michael was our DJ for our April 2015 La Canada Country Club Wedding. From our initial meeting to our final dance he was Read more...
Michael was our DJ for our April 2015 La Canada Country Club Wedding. From our initial meeting to our final dance he was literally flawless. I don't think couples realize how important a DJ is for your big day! Michael was the captain of our ship! He met with us 5 times before our Wedding to ensure everything was set and made sense! His knowledge and music recommendations were spot on and we truly felt he cared about us and our day going smoothly! I will 100% recommend him to anyone and everyone! He is the BEST in the business! Thank you Michael!! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
2/21/2015
5.0/5.0
From our very first meeting to the last dance, Michael was truly amazing and we are honored to have had the opportunity to work with him for our daughter’s wedding. Sometimes you just know when you have found that extra special individual that you know will go above and beyond anything you could have ever expected. That was exactly what we found in Michael, a talented and dedicated individual with a phenomenal eye for attention to detail. Michael was highly professional and a true pleasure to work with every step of the way, from each meeting to the big day. Words cannot describe how thankful we are to have met Michael and to have had the opportunity to work with him! He is truly amazing. Michael carefully planned each and every minute of both the ceremony and reception. The day was flawless! He had EVERYONE out on the dance floor having the time of their lives! From each sweet and tender moment of the ceremony to the phenomenal music and dancing at the reception, we cannot describe how memorable this day was and we are sincerely thankful for his amazing talent! Michael was an extra special and integral part of our daughter’s beautiful day and we highly, highly recommend him! His amazing talent, phenomenal personality, and attention to detail are truly wonderful things to remember! We will never forget this beautiful day! From the bottom of our hearts, we hope that others have the pleasure and opportunity to work with Michael, a truly talented and amazing individual
From our very first meeting to the last dance, Michael was truly amazing and we are honored to have had the opportunity to Read more...
From our very first meeting to the last dance, Michael was truly amazing and we are honored to have had the opportunity to work with him for our daughter’s wedding. Sometimes you just know when you have found that extra special individual that you know will go above and beyond anything you could have ever expected. That was exactly what we found in Michael, a talented and dedicated individual with a phenomenal eye for attention to detail. Michael was highly professional and a true pleasure to work with every step of the way, from each meeting to the big day. Words cannot describe how thankful we are to have met Michael and to have had the opportunity to work with him! He is truly amazing. Michael carefully planned each and every minute of both the ceremony and reception. The day was flawless! He had EVERYONE out on the dance floor having the time of their lives! From each sweet and tender moment of the ceremony to the phenomenal music and dancing at the reception, we cannot describe how memorable this day was and we are sincerely thankful for his amazing talent! Michael was an extra special and integral part of our daughter’s beautiful day and we highly, highly recommend him! His amazing talent, phenomenal personality, and attention to detail are truly wonderful things to remember! We will never forget this beautiful day! From the bottom of our hearts, we hope that others have the pleasure and opportunity to work with Michael, a truly talented and amazing individual Read less
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Emily
Wedding:
11/16/2014
5.0/5.0
Michael was awesome. I will definitely recommend his services.
Michael was awesome. I will definitely recommend his services.
Michael was awesome. I will definitely recommend his services. Read less
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Taylor
Wedding:
10/12/2014
5.0/5.0
Hands down the best decision we made about our entire wedding. We live in Portland, OR and had our wedding down in Orange County. Needless to say, it was insane trying to plan a wedding from hundreds of miles away. Michael was a SAVING GRACE. I literally might have lost all my hair without him. He was willing to plan over the phone, Skype, email and even accommodated our insanely busy schedule when we happened to make it down to OC before the wedding. I did not have a vision about our wedding before we sat down and talked with him. We had a lot of weird song requests seeing as my husband is a huge Doors fan and my family loves Springsteen. He accommodated ALL OF IT! He even edited our first dance song because we thought it had a boring break in it. He came up with great ideas I would have never thought of. He was all my family and friends could talk about. OH and did I mention he brought A BUNCH of party favors for the dance floor? My guests were literally on the dance floor from beginning to the very very end (they would have kept going if our venue allowed). It was all thanks to Michael. I PROMISE you, you won't be disappointed if you hire him. Seriously, hire him. Well worth the money. I'd pay $1,000 more. HIRE HIM.
Hands down the best decision we made about our entire wedding. We live in Portland, OR and had our wedding down in Orange Read more...
Hands down the best decision we made about our entire wedding. We live in Portland, OR and had our wedding down in Orange County. Needless to say, it was insane trying to plan a wedding from hundreds of miles away. Michael was a SAVING GRACE. I literally might have lost all my hair without him. He was willing to plan over the phone, Skype, email and even accommodated our insanely busy schedule when we happened to make it down to OC before the wedding. I did not have a vision about our wedding before we sat down and talked with him. We had a lot of weird song requests seeing as my husband is a huge Doors fan and my family loves Springsteen. He accommodated ALL OF IT! He even edited our first dance song because we thought it had a boring break in it. He came up with great ideas I would have never thought of. He was all my family and friends could talk about. OH and did I mention he brought A BUNCH of party favors for the dance floor? My guests were literally on the dance floor from beginning to the very very end (they would have kept going if our venue allowed). It was all thanks to Michael. I PROMISE you, you won't be disappointed if you hire him. Seriously, hire him. Well worth the money. I'd pay $1,000 more. HIRE HIM. Read less
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Maegan
Wedding:
6/28/2014
5.0/5.0
Michael was the DJ for our wedding last weekend and he went above and beyond! He met with us at least 4 times before the wedding to plan the timeline of events and music. He is very responsive and easy to get in touch with, be it to set up meetings or make changes to something. I felt in good hands on the day of knowing that he would keep the event moving, and he did! Everything went as he had planned with us and our guests never felt bored or like they had downtime between activities such as dancing, cake cutting, bouquet tossing, etc. Our guests were actually amazed by him and we had several people ask for his info for their upcoming events. (One of my bridesmaids is now planning her wedding and is using him!) He passed out a lot of toys and props for people to dance with, which we didn't expect, but made the night even more fun and memorable. He did a great job of reading the dance floor and playing music that kept the party going. We were so grateful for all of his suggestions as well as his willingness to listen to our wants, and we had some quirky things on our want list. Every bride has told me to expect something to go wrong on my wedding day, and maybe we were an anomaly but we honestly didn't have anything go wrong. I have to attribute a lot of that to Micheal's planning and hard work. If you want your wedding or even to be a great party with lots of dancing, I recommend you stop looking here and call Michael. Everything was amazing thanks to him!
Michael was the DJ for our wedding last weekend and he went above and beyond! He met with us at least 4 times before the Read more...
Michael was the DJ for our wedding last weekend and he went above and beyond! He met with us at least 4 times before the wedding to plan the timeline of events and music. He is very responsive and easy to get in touch with, be it to set up meetings or make changes to something. I felt in good hands on the day of knowing that he would keep the event moving, and he did! Everything went as he had planned with us and our guests never felt bored or like they had downtime between activities such as dancing, cake cutting, bouquet tossing, etc. Our guests were actually amazed by him and we had several people ask for his info for their upcoming events. (One of my bridesmaids is now planning her wedding and is using him!) He passed out a lot of toys and props for people to dance with, which we didn't expect, but made the night even more fun and memorable. He did a great job of reading the dance floor and playing music that kept the party going. We were so grateful for all of his suggestions as well as his willingness to listen to our wants, and we had some quirky things on our want list. Every bride has told me to expect something to go wrong on my wedding day, and maybe we were an anomaly but we honestly didn't have anything go wrong. I have to attribute a lot of that to Micheal's planning and hard work. If you want your wedding or even to be a great party with lots of dancing, I recommend you stop looking here and call Michael. Everything was amazing thanks to him! Read less
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Vanessa
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Michael was a fantastic DJ! He was responsive, professional, punctual, and upbeat in every interaction I had with him. He just gave off such a positive and energetic vibe the entire evening. His playlist was tons of fun and he really knew how to get the guests excited and onto the dance floor - which can be hard to do! Highly recommend.
Michael was a fantastic DJ! He was responsive, professional, punctual, and upbeat in every interaction I had with him. He Read more...
Michael was a fantastic DJ! He was responsive, professional, punctual, and upbeat in every interaction I had with him. He just gave off such a positive and energetic vibe the entire evening. His playlist was tons of fun and he really knew how to get the guests excited and onto the dance floor - which can be hard to do! Highly recommend. Read less
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Kristine
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
Michael was the BEST DJ! We had such a great time at our wedding, and so did our guests--we keep hearing from everyone how much fun they had on the dance floor. Not only did he play great music all night, he also provided uplighting, helped with a slideshow, coordinated with the photographers, and helped cue events throughout the evening. Michael also met with us several times before the wedding and really helped us to get organized, get a schedule together, get a good music selection figured out, and all in all helped us make sure our wedding day go smoothly. He was always helpful and prompt. We highly recommend him!
Michael was the BEST DJ! We had such a great time at our wedding, and so did our guests--we keep hearing from everyone how Read more...
Michael was the BEST DJ! We had such a great time at our wedding, and so did our guests--we keep hearing from everyone how much fun they had on the dance floor. Not only did he play great music all night, he also provided uplighting, helped with a slideshow, coordinated with the photographers, and helped cue events throughout the evening. Michael also met with us several times before the wedding and really helped us to get organized, get a schedule together, get a good music selection figured out, and all in all helped us make sure our wedding day go smoothly. He was always helpful and prompt. We highly recommend him! Read less
Services Used: DJ, Lighting & Decor

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