What To Consider Before Choosing a Wedding Band or DJ

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To band or to DJ?

When it comes to your wedding, you want it to rock – quite literally. That’s why choosing between a great band or an excellent DJ can be more difficult than you think. Here are a few key points to consider before making this big decision.


Your budget determines what you can and can’t afford. Whether your budget is $50,000 or $500, take a few minutes to decide how much money you want to put towards the music. Generally, a DJ is going to cost less but there are always exceptions.


Consider the musical genre that defines your relationship and inspires the ambiance you want to create. Do you want your guests to bop to classic rock or would you prefer them to swing to a 12-piece quartet?

The Venue

The venue you booked may have certain sound stipulations, and it’s important to comply with those rules. Before you book a band or DJ, check to see what your wedding has room for. The space that your venue offers could be the deciding factor for you.

See Them Both Live

If you still can’t decide between a DJ or a live band, see them both perform. They may offer videos online, but the best way to truly get the feel for the band or DJ is to see them live. You’ll be able to see the way they interact with their audience, and how well they’re able to read a room. After all, the music is the main entertainment of the evening. Make sure that it’s great.

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