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Party People DJ and Lighting

Valparaiso , IN
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Valparaiso, IN 46385 US (map)

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219-309-1242

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Party People DJ and Lighting is a premier company servicing the Chicagoland, lower Michigan and Northwest Indiana areas. We go above and beyond to make sure your wedding, party or event... Read more
Party People DJ and Lighting is a premier company servicing the Chicagoland, lower Michigan and Northwest Indiana areas. We go above and beyond to make sure your wedding, party or event is as enjoyable as it is impressive. From our DJ service and music videos, to uplighting, monograms and more, we have everything you need to make the night perfect. 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, Karaoke, Liability Insurance, MC
What additional equipment do you offer?
Disco Ball, Flat Screen, Microphones, Photobooth, Projector, Sound/PA System, Uplighting

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Robyn
Wedding:
3/12/2016
2.2/5.0
-Draping looked terrible..it looked like he hung a couple of white canvas dropcloths from Home Depot. Nothing like he showed me. Turns out he decided to "double drape" without asking me.
-He played some ugly "live" version of our first dance song we have never even heard!!!! 
- He did not provide the promised light show during the dancing.
- I had to follow up with him repeatedly to get our contract, make arrangements, etc.  He waited until two days before our wedding to download our song list.
- He helped himself excessively to our popcorn and cupcake table. Without even asking at all. When confronted about it he basically told us we were uptight and silly.
-Draping looked terrible..it looked like he hung a couple of white canvas dropcloths from Home Depot. Nothing like he Read more...
-Draping looked terrible..it looked like he hung a couple of white canvas dropcloths from Home Depot. Nothing like he showed me. Turns out he decided to "double drape" without asking me.
-He played some ugly "live" version of our first dance song we have never even heard!!!! 
- He did not provide the promised light show during the dancing.
- I had to follow up with him repeatedly to get our contract, make arrangements, etc.  He waited until two days before our wedding to download our song list.
- He helped himself excessively to our popcorn and cupcake table. Without even asking at all. When confronted about it he basically told us we were uptight and silly. Read less
Services Used: DJ, Lighting & Decor
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
1.3/5.0
Horrible DJ. So many problems. First of all, Chris was rude to one of my guests who was helping my videographers set up a slow motion video booth. Secondly, Chris Played songs from our "do not play" list, didn't play songs from our "must play" list, added in songs that we never requested and that none of our guests requested. Dj and his assistant left the dj booth unattended, songs began looping and then skipping. Honestly, this was the worst part of my beautiful wedding. We spent $3000 of our wedding budget on the dj and were totally dissatisfied.
Horrible DJ. So many problems. First of all, Chris was rude to one of my guests who was helping my videographers set up a Read more...
Horrible DJ. So many problems. First of all, Chris was rude to one of my guests who was helping my videographers set up a slow motion video booth. Secondly, Chris Played songs from our "do not play" list, didn't play songs from our "must play" list, added in songs that we never requested and that none of our guests requested. Dj and his assistant left the dj booth unattended, songs began looping and then skipping. Honestly, this was the worst part of my beautiful wedding. We spent $3000 of our wedding budget on the dj and were totally dissatisfied. Read less
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Scott
Wedding:
3/14/2015
3.1/5.0
Our wedding had quite a few hiccups up to the reception. When we arrived we were greeted by Chris of Party People. He was nicely dressed and ready to tie up loose ends. There were a few bumps in the road during the reception including mispronunciation of names, limited requested songs being played, volume of music being too high, and at one point a complete power failure. This was remedied by using cell phones to queue up songs in lieu of his computer dj equipment. I spoke with Chris after the event and he was more than willing to negotiate a solution. He ended up giving a partial refund a couple months later.

If you have a larger budget, you might look elsewhere. However, I would recommend Chris and his business to those that are on a tight budget and aren't too worried about strict timelines and expectations. He was very friendly and willing to listen.
Our wedding had quite a few hiccups up to the reception. When we arrived we were greeted by Chris of Party People. He was Read more...
Our wedding had quite a few hiccups up to the reception. When we arrived we were greeted by Chris of Party People. He was nicely dressed and ready to tie up loose ends. There were a few bumps in the road during the reception including mispronunciation of names, limited requested songs being played, volume of music being too high, and at one point a complete power failure. This was remedied by using cell phones to queue up songs in lieu of his computer dj equipment. I spoke with Chris after the event and he was more than willing to negotiate a solution. He ended up giving a partial refund a couple months later.

If you have a larger budget, you might look elsewhere. However, I would recommend Chris and his business to those that are on a tight budget and aren't too worried about strict timelines and expectations. He was very friendly and willing to listen. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.8/5.0
Wonderful experienced staff that did everything to make our night stand out!! I would recommend them for any occasion!? Great JOB.. PArtY People !!! Thanks, The Terrells..:)
Wonderful experienced staff that did everything to make our night stand out!! I would recommend them for any occasion!? Read more...
Wonderful experienced staff that did everything to make our night stand out!! I would recommend them for any occasion!? Great JOB.. PArtY People !!! Thanks, The Terrells..:) Read less
Services Used: DJ, Lighting & Decor, Rentals & Photobooths, Videography
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Becky
Wedding:
12/13/2014
5.0/5.0
Chris Pahl of the party people and dj and lighting company was awesome. He showed up early and stayed until the last guest left. He was very professional and kept the party going all night. And he really makes the lighting look cool. I recommend getting the uplighting package. It makes the room glow. Make sure that you hire a dj that is trained in weddings, our night smoothly moved from one section to the next.
Chris Pahl of the party people and dj and lighting company was awesome. He showed up early and stayed until the last guest Read more...
Chris Pahl of the party people and dj and lighting company was awesome. He showed up early and stayed until the last guest left. He was very professional and kept the party going all night. And he really makes the lighting look cool. I recommend getting the uplighting package. It makes the room glow. Make sure that you hire a dj that is trained in weddings, our night smoothly moved from one section to the next. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The Party People Did an awesome job at my wedding. The dance floor was packed and everyone really enjoyed themselves. I received so many phone calls and text messages requesting their number. I'm hoping they get quiet a few booking from our wedding. The up lighting that was provided was so awesome my venue will be contacting them to use those pictures on the website. The monogram that they used really set the place and made us the center of attention loved seeing our names in lights. I highly recommend them. They saved me a lot of trips to different vendors with all of the services they offer and other vendors they know and work with.
The Party People Did an awesome job at my wedding. The dance floor was packed and everyone really enjoyed themselves. I Read more...
The Party People Did an awesome job at my wedding. The dance floor was packed and everyone really enjoyed themselves. I received so many phone calls and text messages requesting their number. I'm hoping they get quiet a few booking from our wedding. The up lighting that was provided was so awesome my venue will be contacting them to use those pictures on the website. The monogram that they used really set the place and made us the center of attention loved seeing our names in lights. I highly recommend them. They saved me a lot of trips to different vendors with all of the services they offer and other vendors they know and work with. Read less
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aLYSSA
Wedding:
11/15/2014
0.0/5.0
I am horrified at how my wedding turned out. The service I received wasn't worth anything. I would have rather had NO music than what I had received. My introductions were done backwards, the "dj" is NOT who I was told was coming, my intro music was not used, NO ONE could hear any of the music we played to our first dances, and I really think my wedding was ruined just because of this company. Please do not waste any money on these people! I don't know how they can call themselves professionals when they show up in jeans and a t shirt and don't even know how to use the equipment. He had no clue! My wedding day was ruined because of this service. Screeching broke everyone's eardrums as soon as he got on the mic to do anything. The guy that Chris had thrown in to do the job he told me he would do was not even a DJ! He was a bartender at BDUBS! I DID NOT pay $2100 for a bartender at bdubs to DJ my wedding. Everyone complained.


He has YET to respond to my concerns, but a friend of mine is using him for her wedding in April and contacted him about my wedding and how terrible his services were. He responded to her, but not me. What a joke.

I also spent forever on trying to figure out what songs to play. He played about five.


He told my friend that it was "feedback" and he cannot be responsible for that. However, there was not "feedback" there was no sound! NO ONE could hear the music, and its not a big venue! DO NOT USE THIS SERVICE! SAVE YOUR HEART FROM THE ACHE!
I am horrified at how my wedding turned out. The service I received wasn't worth anything. I would have rather had NO Read more...
I am horrified at how my wedding turned out. The service I received wasn't worth anything. I would have rather had NO music than what I had received. My introductions were done backwards, the "dj" is NOT who I was told was coming, my intro music was not used, NO ONE could hear any of the music we played to our first dances, and I really think my wedding was ruined just because of this company. Please do not waste any money on these people! I don't know how they can call themselves professionals when they show up in jeans and a t shirt and don't even know how to use the equipment. He had no clue! My wedding day was ruined because of this service. Screeching broke everyone's eardrums as soon as he got on the mic to do anything. The guy that Chris had thrown in to do the job he told me he would do was not even a DJ! He was a bartender at BDUBS! I DID NOT pay $2100 for a bartender at bdubs to DJ my wedding. Everyone complained.


He has YET to respond to my concerns, but a friend of mine is using him for her wedding in April and contacted him about my wedding and how terrible his services were. He responded to her, but not me. What a joke.

I also spent forever on trying to figure out what songs to play. He played about five.


He told my friend that it was "feedback" and he cannot be responsible for that. However, there was not "feedback" there was no sound! NO ONE could hear the music, and its not a big venue! DO NOT USE THIS SERVICE! SAVE YOUR HEART FROM THE ACHE! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
11/1/2014
4.3/5.0
Got the crowd hype..dance floor packed ...people was complaining their feet hurt from dancing ...so he gets the job done.
Got the crowd hype..dance floor packed ...people was complaining their feet hurt from dancing ...so he gets the job done.
Got the crowd hype..dance floor packed ...people was complaining their feet hurt from dancing ...so he gets the job done. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.3/5.0
Provide great service . Great selection of song, you'll surely enjoy dancing all night
Provide great service . Great selection of song, you'll surely enjoy dancing all night
Provide great service . Great selection of song, you'll surely enjoy dancing all night Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
We had Party People do our wedding and they were very professional and easy to work with.
We had Party People do our wedding and they were very professional and easy to work with.
We had Party People do our wedding and they were very professional and easy to work with. Read less
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