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M.R.K.Entertainment

Portland , ME
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Portland, ME US (map)

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207-415-5497

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M.R.K. Entertainment takes pride in being Maine's Wedding DJ Specialist! DJ Michael will prepare for the smallest of details to ensure your event success. From music selection to... Read more
M.R.K. Entertainment takes pride in being Maine's Wedding DJ Specialist! DJ Michael will prepare for the smallest of details to ensure your event success. From music selection to lighting venues, DJ Michael will assist you in making your special event a magical moment. At M.R.K. Entertainment there are no gimmicks, off color humor or poor decisions. Our satisfaction comes from designing and implementing the most exquisite weddings by going beyond our clients expectations.

With over 15 years of experience in the concert and theatre industry, trust M.R.K.Entertainment with your event. We'll spend the time needed discussing your timelines, playlist and visual imagery, "Lightscaping." We'll help you navigate the vast selection of effects and options to make your event have "Wow" factor as guest arrive. They'll be talking about your event for years to come.

M.R.K.Entertainment offers a "No Pressure" consultation on the options and cost of events. We never use pressure tactics or "bait & switch" offering one deal and then adding hidden fees or substituting equipment and services! You'll have an itemized list of charges, hours of play time and cost. You'll always have to option to modify or change your options within 48 hours of your event. Most importantly, you'll work directly with DJ Michael and his team both before, during and after your event.

Why you should book today?

M.R.K.Entertainment only takes a limited number of events. We do not double book, or subcontract our services. You’ll work directly with DJ Michael and his team; no substituted workers appearing at your event. We take a limited number of events to ensure adequate time and planning is dedicated to making your event a success. To ensure this happens, we never double book, over book or split our team. We always work with you and your preferences. Want to write the playlist? Sure! Want to decide what and when it happens; not a problem. During our consultation and meetings, we'll discuss your plans and give you our experience at no additional charge. We'll also tell you how you can save money! We'll help you think about variables not always outlined in books and magazines. Most importantly, you'll get final say regardless of how we perform; we'll never over ride your wishes and request!

I've heard you shouldn't book cheap DJs. Is that true?

Yes, you don't want cheap. We're not cheap, we're inexpensive. We use the highest quality professional gear, meticulous planning, and years of experience to make your event happen. Because we're a sole proprietor, we can keep our overhead low and as a result, our prices at the most competitive prices. We'll even show you how much it cost to rent equipment and you'll see that we're the go to wedding specialist!

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INFO FOR DJ

What music genres do you specialize in?
Electronic, Hip Hop, 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?
Disco Ball, Flat Screen, Microphones, Projector, Sound/PA System, Uplighting

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kirstie
Wedding:
5/1/2015
5.0/5.0
Dj Michael was incredible from my inquiry until the end of our wedding night! He made sure to take care of everything from the timeline of the day to playing the music that got all of our family and friends dancing all night! We got the uplight package and it made the biggest difference to the feeling of the room! He made sure to check in on me throughout the whole night to make sure we had everything we wanted! He went above and beyond to make sure he covered every area we needed. We had a sparkler exit and he brought sound equipment outside so we could hear the song during our exit! He stayed a few minutes longer because everyone was having such a good time! Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a dj! He definitely made our night perfect!
Dj Michael was incredible from my inquiry until the end of our wedding night! He made sure to take care of everything from Read more...
Dj Michael was incredible from my inquiry until the end of our wedding night! He made sure to take care of everything from the timeline of the day to playing the music that got all of our family and friends dancing all night! We got the uplight package and it made the biggest difference to the feeling of the room! He made sure to check in on me throughout the whole night to make sure we had everything we wanted! He went above and beyond to make sure he covered every area we needed. We had a sparkler exit and he brought sound equipment outside so we could hear the song during our exit! He stayed a few minutes longer because everyone was having such a good time! Would definitely recommend him to anyone looking for a dj! He definitely made our night perfect! Read less
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Chris
Wedding:
9/20/2014
5.0/5.0
The DJ did a great job with our wedding. He kept the dance floor going all night long. He was always willing to meet and discuss any ideas or concerns we might have. His website was very well laid out and had a lot of non-DJ service lists for us to use in our planning. He was also willing to travel to our ceremony site just to run music prior to the ceremony. His lighting and the Gobo that he helped get for us really made our reception a hit. We couldn't have asked for more from our DJ and his staff.
The DJ did a great job with our wedding. He kept the dance floor going all night long. He was always willing to meet and Read more...
The DJ did a great job with our wedding. He kept the dance floor going all night long. He was always willing to meet and discuss any ideas or concerns we might have. His website was very well laid out and had a lot of non-DJ service lists for us to use in our planning. He was also willing to travel to our ceremony site just to run music prior to the ceremony. His lighting and the Gobo that he helped get for us really made our reception a hit. We couldn't have asked for more from our DJ and his staff. Read less
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Maria
Wedding:
8/31/2014
5.0/5.0
I contacted MRKE very last minute for DJ services for our wedding party Labor Day weekend. We were looking for something less formal, and MRKE played out of our garage. The planning and everything at the event was professional, easy and went smoothly.

The music was great and, despite a night of rain and the outdoor venue, kept everyone dancing all night. I had never heard an encore at a wedding before, but MRKE answered the pleas of our guests for "one more song!" Thanks for being so accommodating. We highly recommend M.R.K. Entertainment.
I contacted MRKE very last minute for DJ services for our wedding party Labor Day weekend. We were looking for something Read more...
I contacted MRKE very last minute for DJ services for our wedding party Labor Day weekend. We were looking for something less formal, and MRKE played out of our garage. The planning and everything at the event was professional, easy and went smoothly.

The music was great and, despite a night of rain and the outdoor venue, kept everyone dancing all night. I had never heard an encore at a wedding before, but MRKE answered the pleas of our guests for "one more song!" Thanks for being so accommodating. We highly recommend M.R.K. Entertainment. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
6/14/2014
5.0/5.0
My husband and I contacted Michael Kennedy for dj services for our wedding. We met with him a couple of times. He was extremely polite, professional, and came up with many helpful ideas which went beyond the traditional dj role. Michael knows a great deal about lighting and has high end equipment that he used to transform our space into a premier wedding venue!!! Our guests loved the lights and so did we!!!! We loved the uplighting, the dance floor lights, and most of all the music!!! He played all of our songs, and kept everyone on the dance floor!!! The pricing was also very reasonable, where as most djs would charge an outrageous amount. His online planning forms and playlists were extremely helpful! Overall, Michael is a very experienced dj and did an amazing job and I would HIGHLY recommend him!!!!!!!!
My husband and I contacted Michael Kennedy for dj services for our wedding. We met with him a couple of times. He was Read more...
My husband and I contacted Michael Kennedy for dj services for our wedding. We met with him a couple of times. He was extremely polite, professional, and came up with many helpful ideas which went beyond the traditional dj role. Michael knows a great deal about lighting and has high end equipment that he used to transform our space into a premier wedding venue!!! Our guests loved the lights and so did we!!!! We loved the uplighting, the dance floor lights, and most of all the music!!! He played all of our songs, and kept everyone on the dance floor!!! The pricing was also very reasonable, where as most djs would charge an outrageous amount. His online planning forms and playlists were extremely helpful! Overall, Michael is a very experienced dj and did an amazing job and I would HIGHLY recommend him!!!!!!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
My fiancés and I hired DJ Michael in 2013 for our 2014 wedding. We opted for the Gold Package (all in one package with a price you cannot beat). DJ Michael was very knowledgeable and professional. He offered lots of great and creative ideas. Unfortunately, we decided to call off the wedding. DJ Michael was more than accommodating with the unforeseen circumstances. I would definitely recommend DJ Michael to anyone who is looking for a DJ that will make your special day/event the best it can be.
My fiancés and I hired DJ Michael in 2013 for our 2014 wedding. We opted for the Gold Package (all in one package with a Read more...
My fiancés and I hired DJ Michael in 2013 for our 2014 wedding. We opted for the Gold Package (all in one package with a price you cannot beat). DJ Michael was very knowledgeable and professional. He offered lots of great and creative ideas. Unfortunately, we decided to call off the wedding. DJ Michael was more than accommodating with the unforeseen circumstances. I would definitely recommend DJ Michael to anyone who is looking for a DJ that will make your special day/event the best it can be. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Lighting & Decor
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Nicole
Wedding:
4/19/2014
5.0/5.0
DJ Michael provided awesome DJ and lighting services for our April 2014 wedding! Leading up to the wedding, we met several times to ensure that he knew what we were looking for in music and lighting and to help us plan out our day. He had lots of good advice even beyond the music and lighting, which was much appreciated. He had a planning site available, and we could log in from home to add information about our timeline and music requests (including "do not play" requests).

The day of the wedding could not have been better! The lighting was AMAZING, and we heard that people outside of the venue were noticing. DJ Michael did a great job matching the lighting with each part of the wedding, from cocktail hour to dinner to "party time". He played all of the music we requested and otherwise did a great job mixing it up so that all of our guests could enjoy the party. People danced all night!

In the end, we would DEFINITELY recommend DJ Michael and M.R.K. Entertainment for DJ and lighting services!
DJ Michael provided awesome DJ and lighting services for our April 2014 wedding! Leading up to the wedding, we met several Read more...
DJ Michael provided awesome DJ and lighting services for our April 2014 wedding! Leading up to the wedding, we met several times to ensure that he knew what we were looking for in music and lighting and to help us plan out our day. He had lots of good advice even beyond the music and lighting, which was much appreciated. He had a planning site available, and we could log in from home to add information about our timeline and music requests (including "do not play" requests).

The day of the wedding could not have been better! The lighting was AMAZING, and we heard that people outside of the venue were noticing. DJ Michael did a great job matching the lighting with each part of the wedding, from cocktail hour to dinner to "party time". He played all of the music we requested and otherwise did a great job mixing it up so that all of our guests could enjoy the party. People danced all night!

In the end, we would DEFINITELY recommend DJ Michael and M.R.K. Entertainment for DJ and lighting services! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
10/12/2013
5.0/5.0
Michael was amazing. He not only provided excellent DJing, but also perfect lighting for a very reasonable price. Very impressed. I would recommend him for anyone.
Michael was amazing. He not only provided excellent DJing, but also perfect lighting for a very reasonable price. Very Read more...
Michael was amazing. He not only provided excellent DJing, but also perfect lighting for a very reasonable price. Very impressed. I would recommend him for anyone. Read less
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Josh
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
We used Mr. Kennedy for our wedding reception as our DJ and to coordinate all of the venue's lighting. We really couldn't have been happier with him and he gave us a night that everyone who attended will always remember. Right from the start, Mr. Kennedy made himself so available to us and we met several times in person and corresponded frequently over the phone and email. Everything was always comfortable and he really took to heart all of our input. The music for the evening was very tailored to us, as he went out of his way to involve us in every step of the planning. He's got a great eye for the flow of an event and he managed to keep everyone on the dance floor all night long with excellent transitions. I've been to weddings where the DJ just couldn't do that and it killed the mood, but Mr. Kennedy kept the floor alive and our guests very happy. His lighting was spectacular and when dusk arrived, he totally transformed our venue into something even high-end clubs would envy. I can't tell you how many comments we've received from our guests regarding how amazing everything looked. To top that off, everything was very affordable and a great value for all we received. From start to finish, my experience with Mr. Kennedy has been that he's a great guy and is incredibly professional and passionate about what he does. We'd hire him again and again for future events and really couldn't have asked for anything more. I'd give him six stars if it were possible.
We used Mr. Kennedy for our wedding reception as our DJ and to coordinate all of the venue's lighting. We really couldn't Read more...
We used Mr. Kennedy for our wedding reception as our DJ and to coordinate all of the venue's lighting. We really couldn't have been happier with him and he gave us a night that everyone who attended will always remember. Right from the start, Mr. Kennedy made himself so available to us and we met several times in person and corresponded frequently over the phone and email. Everything was always comfortable and he really took to heart all of our input. The music for the evening was very tailored to us, as he went out of his way to involve us in every step of the planning. He's got a great eye for the flow of an event and he managed to keep everyone on the dance floor all night long with excellent transitions. I've been to weddings where the DJ just couldn't do that and it killed the mood, but Mr. Kennedy kept the floor alive and our guests very happy. His lighting was spectacular and when dusk arrived, he totally transformed our venue into something even high-end clubs would envy. I can't tell you how many comments we've received from our guests regarding how amazing everything looked. To top that off, everything was very affordable and a great value for all we received. From start to finish, my experience with Mr. Kennedy has been that he's a great guy and is incredibly professional and passionate about what he does. We'd hire him again and again for future events and really couldn't have asked for anything more. I'd give him six stars if it were possible. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Lighting & Decor
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Jessica
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
Michael did a great job! Wedding reception flowed well and he provided all the services we had dicussed plus great lighting to accompany our decor!!! Thanks again Michael.
Michael did a great job! Wedding reception flowed well and he provided all the services we had dicussed plus great Read more...
Michael did a great job! Wedding reception flowed well and he provided all the services we had dicussed plus great lighting to accompany our decor!!! Thanks again Michael. Read less
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Norm
Wedding:
5/26/2013
5.0/5.0
Michael did exactly what we wanted him to do. He contributed to a great party and environment. He has great equipment.
Michael did exactly what we wanted him to do. He contributed to a great party and environment. He has great equipment.
Michael did exactly what we wanted him to do. He contributed to a great party and environment. He has great equipment. Read less
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