DJ or Dominion?
January 24, 2012 11:19 AM Subscribe
Wedding DJ recommendations in L.A.? Alternatively, do we really need dancing at an evening wedding?
posted by Diagonalize to grab bag (22 answers total) 2 users marked this as a favorite
I'm getting married this July, and most of the major pieces are in place already. Fiance was put in charge of music, but he's been completely slammed with work, so I'm trying to lend a helping hand. Unfortunately, neither of us have a clue where to start. We're currently in New Jersey, too busy to think about our normal lives much less wedding stuff, and the clock is ticking down, so we're trying to get this done ASAP.
Wedding is on a Saturday night, 100-150-ish range, at a country club in the San Gabriel Valley. We both love music, but we're more on the classical/jazz/showtunes spectrum than top 40's. We're basically geeks in our late 20's and don't really dance ourselves, nor do most of our friends, so the "first dance" concept in particular is sitting a little funny with my fiance, but I think our families are expecting dancing at an evening wedding (although I don't actually know how many of them will dance), so I'm not actually sure if the right thing to do is bite the bullet and get a DJ.
I'd been toying with the idea of nixing the dancing altogether and just having everyone play board games after dinner, which has been met with enthusiasm from friends, but mostly awkward "Well, uh, if that's what you want..." from my family, and the guests will be mostly family. I don't think anyone will actually care all that much what we do, but I also want people to have a good time and not just be sitting around awkwardly.
So dancing? Board games? Both? Neither? And if dancing is involved, I'm really hoping someone can point me in the direction of an awesome wedding DJ, as I'm clearly out of my depth.