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Elite DJs

Libertyville , IL

LOCATION

Libertyville, IL 60048 US (map)

PHONE

847-533-5140

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ABOUT US

*****AWARD WINNING Chicagoland wedding DJ: Bride's Choice Award Winner 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014***** Four years in a row honored as one of Chicago's premier, award-winning wedding... Read more
*****AWARD WINNING Chicagoland wedding DJ: Bride's Choice Award Winner 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014***** Four years in a row honored as one of Chicago's premier, award-winning wedding DJs.

Congratulations on your engagement, and welcome to the most important day of your life!! Let us sit down together to plan every detail of your wedding reception. Elite DJs has been providing newlyweds with the highest level professional wedding entertainment in the Chicagoland area for years. Our standards of professionalism and personal attention are unmatched in the industry. EVERY couple who has booked us for their wedding reception has said they would hire us again if they were given the option. Our ALL INCLUSIVE Elite Wedding package includes:

• Up to 6 hours of music for cocktail hour, dinner, and dancing
• Sit down meeting with bride & groom to review wedding details,
music requests & reception format

***Can add premium PHOTOBOOTH to any DJ wedding package as an additional add on (Photobooth packages include unlimited photos for up to 6 hours, a DVD of all pictures for the bride & groom, as well as a takeaway "scrapbook" of all the photobooth pictures!!)


• State-of-the-art Denon 4500 audio system running Virtual DJ on a laptop (all digital format), as well as a premium pair of Yamaha15-inch powered speakers, completely set-up one hour prior to cocktail hour
GUARANTEED to have all of your music requests - - using a laptop running Virtual DJ with library over 45,000 songs of new hot hits and old favorite requests
• Wireless Line-6 and Shure microphones for blessing, toast, and announcements
• Professional LED dancefloor lighting is provided at every wedding for dancing after dinner. LED Uplighting is an extra add-on that can be provided. Can provide up to 20 LED uplights to help change the mood and vibe in any room.
• HUGE variety of music from Big Band & jazz to current modern radio
hits - ALL requests from bride & groom will be honored
• Coordinate all formal introductions, toasts, announcements, cake cutting, and other formalities
• We gladly take requests from your guests
• Five DJs available. Chris Colton will be the DJ for all events unless already
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INFO FOR DJ

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?
Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, Karaoke, Liability Insurance, MC
What additional equipment do you offer?
Flat Screen, Microphones, Photobooth, Projector, Uplighting

REVIEWS

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Megan
Wedding:
8/8/2015
5.0/5.0
When you plan a wedding you work with many, many vendors and I can easily say that Chris was the best. Honestly, probably my favorite part of our wedding was that the dance floor was hopping ALL NIGHT, and we owe that entirely to Chris. He has the ability to read a crowd and make sure he has just the right song ready to go.
Aside from being a great DJ, Chris was also easy to work with. He had some forms that made things easy and organized and he was very accommodating when we wanted to meet with him. He took our requests to heart and worked to make our wedding exactly how we wanted it by making the right announcements and letting us decide on a “must play” and “do not play” list (both my husband and I had seen some DJs at wedding lately who seemed to be making it all about them or came off as cheesy and Chris didn’t do either). Finally he was great with our other vendors, making sure the photographer was ready or dinner was served before moving to the next part of the night.
Overall I cannot rate Chris highly enough and I guarantee you will not go wrong by booking him for your event.
When you plan a wedding you work with many, many vendors and I can easily say that Chris was the best. Honestly, probably Read more...
When you plan a wedding you work with many, many vendors and I can easily say that Chris was the best. Honestly, probably my favorite part of our wedding was that the dance floor was hopping ALL NIGHT, and we owe that entirely to Chris. He has the ability to read a crowd and make sure he has just the right song ready to go.
Aside from being a great DJ, Chris was also easy to work with. He had some forms that made things easy and organized and he was very accommodating when we wanted to meet with him. He took our requests to heart and worked to make our wedding exactly how we wanted it by making the right announcements and letting us decide on a “must play” and “do not play” list (both my husband and I had seen some DJs at wedding lately who seemed to be making it all about them or came off as cheesy and Chris didn’t do either). Finally he was great with our other vendors, making sure the photographer was ready or dinner was served before moving to the next part of the night.
Overall I cannot rate Chris highly enough and I guarantee you will not go wrong by booking him for your event. Read less
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Jackie
Wedding:
1/31/2015
5.0/5.0
Chris was perfect! He was easy to book and great to work with. The music was exactly what we wanted and he was high energy and fun the entire time! We received many compliments and are so happy we booked him!
Chris was perfect! He was easy to book and great to work with. The music was exactly what we wanted and he was high energy Read more...
Chris was perfect! He was easy to book and great to work with. The music was exactly what we wanted and he was high energy and fun the entire time! We received many compliments and are so happy we booked him! Read less
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Lauren
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
Elite DJs made our wedding night the best night of my life! Our DJ Chris asked us prior to the wedding day what we wanted to hear most and he made sure to play it all. He was so energetic and really got the crowd going. The dance floor was full all night and everyone love his style. I would definitely recommend him to any couple out there still looking for a DJ. He also did our ceremony music since we got married outside and it was just beautiful.
Elite DJs made our wedding night the best night of my life! Our DJ Chris asked us prior to the wedding day what we wanted Read more...
Elite DJs made our wedding night the best night of my life! Our DJ Chris asked us prior to the wedding day what we wanted to hear most and he made sure to play it all. He was so energetic and really got the crowd going. The dance floor was full all night and everyone love his style. I would definitely recommend him to any couple out there still looking for a DJ. He also did our ceremony music since we got married outside and it was just beautiful. Read less
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Lena
Wedding:
9/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Chris was absolutely amazing!!! A week or two before the wedding he sent us a detailed survey to find out exactly what kind of music we wanted for each part of our wedding, then we met with him in person to go over everything. I've known Chris for a few years so I knew we were going to be in good hands, but after sitting down to discuss the wedding I knew he was going to help us pull off exactly the fun and energized feeling that we were going for. He honored our "No play list" hit every one of our "must plays" and most importantly kept everyone dancing the whole night. I can't say there was ever that moment that inevitably happens at so many weddings were a "dud" song comes on and suddenly everyone is high-tailing it off the dance floor. Each song flowed right into the next, attracting our guests of all ages to the dance floor. Over the past few weeks I've had so many family and friends remark just how much fun they had on the dance floor and I honestly believe that could not have happened with any other DJ. Oh- and he snapped some of my favorite pictures of the whole day!!! So thank you Chris, we are so lucky to have had you at our wedding!! -Lena & Nick
Chris was absolutely amazing!!! A week or two before the wedding he sent us a detailed survey to find out exactly what Read more...
Chris was absolutely amazing!!! A week or two before the wedding he sent us a detailed survey to find out exactly what kind of music we wanted for each part of our wedding, then we met with him in person to go over everything. I've known Chris for a few years so I knew we were going to be in good hands, but after sitting down to discuss the wedding I knew he was going to help us pull off exactly the fun and energized feeling that we were going for. He honored our "No play list" hit every one of our "must plays" and most importantly kept everyone dancing the whole night. I can't say there was ever that moment that inevitably happens at so many weddings were a "dud" song comes on and suddenly everyone is high-tailing it off the dance floor. Each song flowed right into the next, attracting our guests of all ages to the dance floor. Over the past few weeks I've had so many family and friends remark just how much fun they had on the dance floor and I honestly believe that could not have happened with any other DJ. Oh- and he snapped some of my favorite pictures of the whole day!!! So thank you Chris, we are so lucky to have had you at our wedding!! -Lena & Nick Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Chris was recommended to me by a co-worker who promised me that he would be the absolute highlight of our wedding reception. He did not disappoint! Our party was AMAZING! We easily had more than 100 people left in the room nearing the end of the night. My husband's nearly 80-year-old grandmother was on the dance floor the entire night, as was the entire bridal party! Chris did an excellent job of following our lists, listening to guest feedback, and reading the room to keep people of all ages happy and moving! He was so professional, friendly, and fun throughout the night. He even came up to my husband and I during cocktail hour and offered to grab us drinks.

We had our reception at Eaglewood Resort and Spa and, although unfamiliar with this site, Chris did a great job consulting with staff beforehand in order to make sure everything went smoothly. He was flexible when our cocktail hour was not only moved indoors, but extended to be more of a cocktail 2-hour when our reception pavilion FLOODED! The resort paid Chris to stay to make up for the delay and he was more than accommodating. I cannot say enough great things about Chris!! We will recommend him to every newly engaged couple we know for years to come! Our wedding night was unforgettable, and Chris was undoubtedly a key component!!
Chris was recommended to me by a co-worker who promised me that he would be the absolute highlight of our wedding Read more...
Chris was recommended to me by a co-worker who promised me that he would be the absolute highlight of our wedding reception. He did not disappoint! Our party was AMAZING! We easily had more than 100 people left in the room nearing the end of the night. My husband's nearly 80-year-old grandmother was on the dance floor the entire night, as was the entire bridal party! Chris did an excellent job of following our lists, listening to guest feedback, and reading the room to keep people of all ages happy and moving! He was so professional, friendly, and fun throughout the night. He even came up to my husband and I during cocktail hour and offered to grab us drinks.

We had our reception at Eaglewood Resort and Spa and, although unfamiliar with this site, Chris did a great job consulting with staff beforehand in order to make sure everything went smoothly. He was flexible when our cocktail hour was not only moved indoors, but extended to be more of a cocktail 2-hour when our reception pavilion FLOODED! The resort paid Chris to stay to make up for the delay and he was more than accommodating. I cannot say enough great things about Chris!! We will recommend him to every newly engaged couple we know for years to come! Our wedding night was unforgettable, and Chris was undoubtedly a key component!! Read less
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Birgit
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
Chris was absolutely outstanding and made our wedding reception so wonderful. People were dancing all night long and the majority of guests stayed the entire time! I can't say enough wonderful things and would ABSOLUTELY recommend!
Chris was absolutely outstanding and made our wedding reception so wonderful. People were dancing all night long and the Read more...
Chris was absolutely outstanding and made our wedding reception so wonderful. People were dancing all night long and the majority of guests stayed the entire time! I can't say enough wonderful things and would ABSOLUTELY recommend! Read less
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Megan
Wedding:
10/26/2013
5.0/5.0
When we hired Chris and Elite DJ's for our wedding I knew we were going to have a blast!
He did the music for our ceremony and reception and everything was PERFECT!!!
My husband and I really wanted our wedding guests to have a blast and dance the night away and that is exactly what happened! Chris made our wedding everything we could have hoped for and more!

I would recommend Elite DJ's for any event! He is professional, and pays attention to details and makes your guests have the time of their lives!!!!!!! He made our wedding best day of our lives!!!!!!!!!
When we hired Chris and Elite DJ's for our wedding I knew we were going to have a blast!
He did the music for our Read more...
When we hired Chris and Elite DJ's for our wedding I knew we were going to have a blast!
He did the music for our ceremony and reception and everything was PERFECT!!!
My husband and I really wanted our wedding guests to have a blast and dance the night away and that is exactly what happened! Chris made our wedding everything we could have hoped for and more!

I would recommend Elite DJ's for any event! He is professional, and pays attention to details and makes your guests have the time of their lives!!!!!!! He made our wedding best day of our lives!!!!!!!!! Read less
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Kelly
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
Choosing Chris of Elite DJs was absolutely one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Immediately following our initial meeting with Chris we knew he was the DJ for us. Leading up to the wedding he was extremely easy to reach and always willing to answer our questions and give suggestions as needed. He is extremely flexible and will work with you to make you wedding/reception perfect for you.

On our big day Chris worked well with our venue site coordinator and knew the schedule for the night. He did an outstanding job following this with speeches, etc. and kept our night running smoothly and exactly as planned. We were blown away by Chris's ability to gain the attention of the entire room and get everyone excited for the reception. From the moment the dancing officially started we had a packed dance floor with high energy thanks to Chris. He was able to read our crowd so well and we had guests of all ages dancing all night. We had so many guests comment on how amazing our DJ was and said he was better than any DJ they had seen at weddings before. Multiple guests even asked for his contact information.

I could not have asked for a better dancing/party atmosphere and owe that to Elite DJs. Chris is extremely professional and truly has a talent and a passion for his work. I would highly recommend his services to anyone!
Choosing Chris of Elite DJs was absolutely one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Immediately following our Read more...
Choosing Chris of Elite DJs was absolutely one of the best decisions we made for our wedding. Immediately following our initial meeting with Chris we knew he was the DJ for us. Leading up to the wedding he was extremely easy to reach and always willing to answer our questions and give suggestions as needed. He is extremely flexible and will work with you to make you wedding/reception perfect for you.

On our big day Chris worked well with our venue site coordinator and knew the schedule for the night. He did an outstanding job following this with speeches, etc. and kept our night running smoothly and exactly as planned. We were blown away by Chris's ability to gain the attention of the entire room and get everyone excited for the reception. From the moment the dancing officially started we had a packed dance floor with high energy thanks to Chris. He was able to read our crowd so well and we had guests of all ages dancing all night. We had so many guests comment on how amazing our DJ was and said he was better than any DJ they had seen at weddings before. Multiple guests even asked for his contact information.

I could not have asked for a better dancing/party atmosphere and owe that to Elite DJs. Chris is extremely professional and truly has a talent and a passion for his work. I would highly recommend his services to anyone! Read less
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Tony
Wedding:
6/30/2013
5.0/5.0
Elite DJs was fantastic. Chris meet with us personally early on to begin setting up details for our wedding. Each step of the way he was able to answer any questions we had. Day of went seamlessly. The ceremony sounds good thanks to him and our music was awesome. Nice relaxed feel for dinner just as we had hoped and all our guests enjoyed the rest of the evening! A big thank you again Chris!
Elite DJs was fantastic. Chris meet with us personally early on to begin setting up details for our wedding. Each step of Read more...
Elite DJs was fantastic. Chris meet with us personally early on to begin setting up details for our wedding. Each step of the way he was able to answer any questions we had. Day of went seamlessly. The ceremony sounds good thanks to him and our music was awesome. Nice relaxed feel for dinner just as we had hoped and all our guests enjoyed the rest of the evening! A big thank you again Chris! Read less
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Kelsey
Wedding:
5/31/2013
5.0/5.0
We worked with Chris Colton and he was great! We met with him and discussed what style of music we wanted as well as the music we definitely did not want played. He was very organized and had several forms for us to complete to ensure that the music for our ceremony, cocktail hour, introductions, special dances, and the rest of the evening was just perfect. He was professional, fun, entertaining, and a pleasure to work with!
We worked with Chris Colton and he was great! We met with him and discussed what style of music we wanted as well as the Read more...
We worked with Chris Colton and he was great! We met with him and discussed what style of music we wanted as well as the music we definitely did not want played. He was very organized and had several forms for us to complete to ensure that the music for our ceremony, cocktail hour, introductions, special dances, and the rest of the evening was just perfect. He was professional, fun, entertaining, and a pleasure to work with! Read less
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