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Eric Herod Entertainment

Fredericksburg , VA
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LOCATION

810 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, VA 22405 US (map)

PHONE

540-419-2534

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ABOUT US

Your Love...Your Vision...Your Fairy Tale Beginning.

As one of only two certified Wedding Entertainment Directors in the entire state of Virginia, hiring Eric Herod can... Read more
Your Love...Your Vision...Your Fairy Tale Beginning.

As one of only two certified Wedding Entertainment Directors in the entire state of Virginia, hiring Eric Herod can guarantee that y our reception will truly be different, unique, and visionary through personalization and creativity. S erving Fredericksburg, VA to Richmond, VA to Charlottesville, VA to the Northern Virginia area, my specific focus is on performing at wedding ceremonies and wedding receptions. Eric Herod is trained in performing The Love Story using the MarBecca Method, this engaging, interactive, and emotionally charged presentation that will enhance bring laughter and tears to your family and friends. And after the seeing the personalized Grand Entrance, you're sure to see the difference in what an energizing and fun grand entrance can do for a reception. I am proud to be a board member of the Richmond Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association, and continue to contribute articles for Front Porch Fredericksburg regarding wedding planning. 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?
Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, Liability Insurance, MC, One Event/Day
What additional equipment do you offer?
Microphones, Sound/PA System

REVIEWS

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Amy
Wedding:
4/9/2016
5.0/5.0
Definetly the BEST DJ out there! We along with our guests had an amazing time all thanks to the music and little surprises Eric threw in there!
Definetly the BEST DJ out there! We along with our guests had an amazing time all thanks to the music and little surprises Read more...
Definetly the BEST DJ out there! We along with our guests had an amazing time all thanks to the music and little surprises Eric threw in there! Read less
Services Used: DJ
Eric Herod Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Thank you Amy for the very nice compliments. It was an absolute pleasure working with you and Nathan, even on such a cold day! ;-)
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Jody
Wedding:
3/18/2016
5.0/5.0
Eric was wonderfully helpful in making our wedding a great success. We didn't need to worry or answer any questions on our wedding day since he did thorough homework in getting to know us and our style. He was helpful in every way and walked us through everything we would need. My guest all loved his personality and entertainment. We are thankful for our decision to hire Eric and I would highly recommend him!
Eric was wonderfully helpful in making our wedding a great success. We didn't need to worry or answer any questions on our Read more...
Eric was wonderfully helpful in making our wedding a great success. We didn't need to worry or answer any questions on our wedding day since he did thorough homework in getting to know us and our style. He was helpful in every way and walked us through everything we would need. My guest all loved his personality and entertainment. We are thankful for our decision to hire Eric and I would highly recommend him! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Marissa
Wedding:
10/3/2015
5.0/5.0
I can’t say enough about how great Eric was at our wedding. The best way to describe it is that he was so much more than just a DJ! There are two pieces that really made him stand out from what I’ve seen at previous weddings.
First, he was an essential part of the whole planning process. In our first meeting he helped us set up a schedule for the wedding day and gave us great suggestions for how to order events to make everything work most effectively. He also came to the rehearsal and helped organize everything. I felt completely confident in leaving things in his hands during the wedding day and he absolutely came through.
The second thing that set him apart was the personalization he brought to our wedding. He offered a message to my dad while I walked down the aisle, personalized bridal party entrances and, a love story during the reception. Prior to the wedding I was a little nervous that these personalized pieces would come off as cheesy but they were AMAZING! The message to my dad brought everyone to tears. My husband and I absolutely loved the jokes that he wrote about our bridal party for the entrances – they were so good that our bridal party actually thought we wrote them! Finally, the love story was the story of how we met and fell in love using recordings Eric got from my husband and I separately. Not only was it a great thing to have at the wedding, it was really fun to talk to Eric about husband and our history prior to our wedding.
Eric made us feel very comfortable the whole way. During our meetings we had a great time and my husband said that these meetings were his favorite parts of wedding planning. He had great ideas that helped make the guests feel welcome. On top of all these other great things he was a really fantastic DJ! At the end of the night I had so many people tell me how great Eric was and we had the dance floor full the whole time. Eric provides a great value and I would recommend him highly to anyone planning a wedding!
I can’t say enough about how great Eric was at our wedding. The best way to describe it is that he was so much more than Read more...
I can’t say enough about how great Eric was at our wedding. The best way to describe it is that he was so much more than just a DJ! There are two pieces that really made him stand out from what I’ve seen at previous weddings.
First, he was an essential part of the whole planning process. In our first meeting he helped us set up a schedule for the wedding day and gave us great suggestions for how to order events to make everything work most effectively. He also came to the rehearsal and helped organize everything. I felt completely confident in leaving things in his hands during the wedding day and he absolutely came through.
The second thing that set him apart was the personalization he brought to our wedding. He offered a message to my dad while I walked down the aisle, personalized bridal party entrances and, a love story during the reception. Prior to the wedding I was a little nervous that these personalized pieces would come off as cheesy but they were AMAZING! The message to my dad brought everyone to tears. My husband and I absolutely loved the jokes that he wrote about our bridal party for the entrances – they were so good that our bridal party actually thought we wrote them! Finally, the love story was the story of how we met and fell in love using recordings Eric got from my husband and I separately. Not only was it a great thing to have at the wedding, it was really fun to talk to Eric about husband and our history prior to our wedding.
Eric made us feel very comfortable the whole way. During our meetings we had a great time and my husband said that these meetings were his favorite parts of wedding planning. He had great ideas that helped make the guests feel welcome. On top of all these other great things he was a really fantastic DJ! At the end of the night I had so many people tell me how great Eric was and we had the dance floor full the whole time. Eric provides a great value and I would recommend him highly to anyone planning a wedding! Read less
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Katelin W
Wedding:
7/20/2015
5.0/5.0
All our guests knew Eric by name before the end of the night! Outstanding entertainment director!
All our guests knew Eric by name before the end of the night! Outstanding entertainment director!
All our guests knew Eric by name before the end of the night! Outstanding entertainment director! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Eric is the best. His service is so personal, and he cared about what I cared about which was evident in his work. He put in more time than any other vendor, and he is way, way more than a DJ. He listened to what we wanted and made it happen. He can flawlessly combine the sentimental, the sweet, the fun, and the funny and make your wedding the personal, heartfelt, energetic party that you want. GO WITH ERIC YOU WON'T REGRET IT. He did our ceremony and our reception, and did a fantastic job.
Eric is the best. His service is so personal, and he cared about what I cared about which was evident in his work. He put Read more...
Eric is the best. His service is so personal, and he cared about what I cared about which was evident in his work. He put in more time than any other vendor, and he is way, way more than a DJ. He listened to what we wanted and made it happen. He can flawlessly combine the sentimental, the sweet, the fun, and the funny and make your wedding the personal, heartfelt, energetic party that you want. GO WITH ERIC YOU WON'T REGRET IT. He did our ceremony and our reception, and did a fantastic job. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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lindsey
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
We knew from the day we got engaged that we wanted our wedding to be a PARTY - one that our friends and family would remember as the most fun they've had in a long, long time for many years to come. That's exactly what we got and I didn't realize until after our wedding what a crucial part the DJ played in that experience - and specifically, Eric.

Eric kept our dance floor full all night and led the most epic "Wobble" I've ever seen (the man's got moves). I didn't expect to dance much at my own wedding between the mingling and conversations with long lost relatives, but my husband and I ended up spending almost the entire night on the dance floor with our guests.

The "love story" was the most amazing thing I've ever seen done at ANY wedding and I'm so glad it was at ours! I had no idea what to expect, but Eric put together the most tasteful, hilarious, tug-at-your-heart-strings rendition of how we met through our engagement that I didn't want it to end. Our guests were captivated through the entire story and Eric even videotaped it for us so we can experience it again and again (which I cannot WAIT to receive by the way!).

Eric went above and beyond in every way and was the perfect mixture of fun, unique, personal and professional. He was incredibly responsive throughout the entire planning process and offered direction anywhere we needed it, all while sculpting our reception based on his past experiences and successes. He even gave us helpful materials for those giving speeches and offered to direct our rehearsal.

Eric played a colossal role in making our ceremony and reception everything we had hoped for and more. I received many compliments specifically on our DJ and our reception pictures are wonderful thanks to the packed dance floor and smiling faces. A huge thanks to Eric for making our celebration unique, personal and a total blast!
We knew from the day we got engaged that we wanted our wedding to be a PARTY - one that our friends and family would Read more...
We knew from the day we got engaged that we wanted our wedding to be a PARTY - one that our friends and family would remember as the most fun they've had in a long, long time for many years to come. That's exactly what we got and I didn't realize until after our wedding what a crucial part the DJ played in that experience - and specifically, Eric.

Eric kept our dance floor full all night and led the most epic "Wobble" I've ever seen (the man's got moves). I didn't expect to dance much at my own wedding between the mingling and conversations with long lost relatives, but my husband and I ended up spending almost the entire night on the dance floor with our guests.

The "love story" was the most amazing thing I've ever seen done at ANY wedding and I'm so glad it was at ours! I had no idea what to expect, but Eric put together the most tasteful, hilarious, tug-at-your-heart-strings rendition of how we met through our engagement that I didn't want it to end. Our guests were captivated through the entire story and Eric even videotaped it for us so we can experience it again and again (which I cannot WAIT to receive by the way!).

Eric went above and beyond in every way and was the perfect mixture of fun, unique, personal and professional. He was incredibly responsive throughout the entire planning process and offered direction anywhere we needed it, all while sculpting our reception based on his past experiences and successes. He even gave us helpful materials for those giving speeches and offered to direct our rehearsal.

Eric played a colossal role in making our ceremony and reception everything we had hoped for and more. I received many compliments specifically on our DJ and our reception pictures are wonderful thanks to the packed dance floor and smiling faces. A huge thanks to Eric for making our celebration unique, personal and a total blast! Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Eric was awesome! He was very easy to work with and the wedding went so smoothly.
Eric was awesome! He was very easy to work with and the wedding went so smoothly.
Eric was awesome! He was very easy to work with and the wedding went so smoothly. Read less
Services Used: DJ
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Eric was an absolute pleasure to work with from start to finish. He is not a DJ he is a Wedding Entertainer Director - He literally planned my wedding for me. Eric established a timeline of events for my reception that he sent to my other vendors before the wedding, on the day of the wedding he executed the discussed timeline seamlessly, and throughout the wedding planning processes gave such great advise that truly helped my husband and I immensely. All of my guest and even my other hired vendors commented on how great Eric was- professional people who have literally seen more weddings than the average person stated that Eric was the best DJ they have ever seen ! He knows his music, what works for a wedding, and how to read a crowd better than I have ever seen at any wedding I have attended. You can not have a fantastic wedding if you do not hire Eric!!

Thanks for everything!!
Lauren & Colin
Eric was an absolute pleasure to work with from start to finish. He is not a DJ he is a Wedding Entertainer Director - He Read more...
Eric was an absolute pleasure to work with from start to finish. He is not a DJ he is a Wedding Entertainer Director - He literally planned my wedding for me. Eric established a timeline of events for my reception that he sent to my other vendors before the wedding, on the day of the wedding he executed the discussed timeline seamlessly, and throughout the wedding planning processes gave such great advise that truly helped my husband and I immensely. All of my guest and even my other hired vendors commented on how great Eric was- professional people who have literally seen more weddings than the average person stated that Eric was the best DJ they have ever seen ! He knows his music, what works for a wedding, and how to read a crowd better than I have ever seen at any wedding I have attended. You can not have a fantastic wedding if you do not hire Eric!!

Thanks for everything!!
Lauren & Colin Read less
Services Used: DJ
Eric Herod Entertainment responded with the following comments:

I'm speechless...thank you, thank you for letting me serve as the Wedding Entertainment Director of your wedding reception. Working with you both was an absolute pleasure and your friends and family were a ton of fun! I wish you all the best, and keep in touch!
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Zoey
Wedding:
6/7/2014
5.0/5.0
Eric was the highlight of our wedding vendors. We met twice for planning, both were absolutely helpful and well organized. He even was present at our rehearsal which put me 100% at ease. We went through the whole time line and he took the time to personalize our entire day from telling our love story, to our wedding party introductions. My husband and I had given him a short description of each person, memories that we had with them and who they were to us, and he put the perfect music to each persons introduction. It was almost like he knew who they were! Our love story was beautiful, and it is something all of our guests mentioned they had never seen done before. He added little things during the reception to keep people entertained and interested in what was going on. From little games to keep people occupied while they waited to get their plates to gathering all of our guests out not he dance floor for a photo op with everyone! Eric made our day just that, ours. I would recommend him to anyone! One of the nicest people we met while planning our wedding!
Eric was the highlight of our wedding vendors. We met twice for planning, both were absolutely helpful and well organized. Read more...
Eric was the highlight of our wedding vendors. We met twice for planning, both were absolutely helpful and well organized. He even was present at our rehearsal which put me 100% at ease. We went through the whole time line and he took the time to personalize our entire day from telling our love story, to our wedding party introductions. My husband and I had given him a short description of each person, memories that we had with them and who they were to us, and he put the perfect music to each persons introduction. It was almost like he knew who they were! Our love story was beautiful, and it is something all of our guests mentioned they had never seen done before. He added little things during the reception to keep people entertained and interested in what was going on. From little games to keep people occupied while they waited to get their plates to gathering all of our guests out not he dance floor for a photo op with everyone! Eric made our day just that, ours. I would recommend him to anyone! One of the nicest people we met while planning our wedding! Read less
Services Used: Ceremony Music, DJ
Eric Herod Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Aww...Thank you Zoey and Wade! These comments are very kind. It was such an honor to work with you in creating your wedding. I am lucky to work with such wonderful couples as yourself.
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Eric is awesome! He made our wedding fun and full of energy and was a joy to work with every step of the way. Prior to the event, the planning process was great - from the one on one meetings to discuss our expectations to the website that we were able to use to plan our event.
I had so many guests come up to me afterwards asking who he was stating that he was "the best dj they had ever seen". I also had many of my family members who claim to not dance come to the dance floor and cut a rug.
Eric is awesome! He made our wedding fun and full of energy and was a joy to work with every step of the way. Prior to the Read more...
Eric is awesome! He made our wedding fun and full of energy and was a joy to work with every step of the way. Prior to the event, the planning process was great - from the one on one meetings to discuss our expectations to the website that we were able to use to plan our event.
I had so many guests come up to me afterwards asking who he was stating that he was "the best dj they had ever seen". I also had many of my family members who claim to not dance come to the dance floor and cut a rug. Read less
Services Used: DJ
Eric Herod Entertainment responded with the following comments:

Wow! I am truly humbled. Thank you for your very kind words. It was such an honor and pleasure to work with you both. Fun, energetic, loving couples are certainly very easy to work with. ;-)

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