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The #1 Question You Need To Ask Yourself About Every Wedding Pro You Hire

It’s no question that wedding planning can be one of the most stressful endeavors a couple goes through in their journey to say “I do”. Having a celebration with your friends and family can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have in your life, and … what better day to have that celebration than on the day you commit to the love of your life? So why is something that is so wonderful so stressful? There are

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What does the average wedding DJ cost?

Wedding DJ prices are all over the place… When couples call around to look for wedding professionals often times the first question that comes to mind is, “How much?”, or “May I have a quote?” It makes sense from the standpoint that most couples are focusing on their budget. However, this is also where most couples find their first surprise when wedding planning. Everything costs more than originally thought! The statistics say that over 80% of the couples getting married

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After the vows – Top 5 Things Brides Wished They Did Differently

Hindsight is 20/20 they say, and after the vows brides often look back at their wedding and see clearly how they could have made life easier in the planning process. Here are the top 5 things brides would have changed… 1. Hire professionals for everything, do your research, and find a way to get who you REALLY want! There’s a reason that professional wedding DJs, planners, decorators, photographers, videographers, etc. are able to make their living in their professions – they

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Brock & Mariah’s Wedding 8/11/18 – Stone Harbor Resort

This wedding was one for the record books in terms of how amazing everything was, and how much fun you could tell everyone had. The day started sunny & breezy on the west lawn of Stone Harbor where the ceremony took place. With a beautiful view of the canal set as the backdrop guests were quickly filling the couple hundred seats they had set out. Among some ambient music to set the mood, our wedding party prepped for their entrance.

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SoundFire DJ at Badger State Brewery

West met Midwest on 7/7/18 for an epic celebration! With one of the most beautiful days weather-wise we’ve had this summer, we were able to bring the celebration of a lifetime to Kirsten & Garo Masrelian at Badger State Brewing Company. Our day began with arrival and setup at 10am, with one of the first things being rolled in was our new DJ booth.  (We’re still coming up with names for it.  If you have a sweet idea for a

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SoundFire DJ exclusive!!

No, it’s not a corn hole toss game … Watch the video to see the reveal!! We’re so excited to be bringing something special to our 2018 and beyond clients.  This will be for those who have chosen to work with Alton.  We will be working on getting Tyler hooked up with a booth too, but a date has not yet been determined. To inaugurate our new video booth we’re going to be doing something special for all 2018 and

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Venue Feature: Badger State Brewing Company

Let’s start with some pics! *Some photos provided courtesy of Ken Cravillion It’s no longer a trend.  It’s here to stay.  Couples are looking for other options from the traditional ballroom in a hotel.  They want something unique that reflects their personality while allowing them to really tailor the look & feel.  Badger State Brewing Company provides a gorgeous space for the couple looking to have that industrial chic look. SoundFire DJ is proud to be one of the very

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Help! My friend was going to DJ my event, and now they bailed!!

Consider that price reference the DJ company’s average booking. As an event professional, a call I get far too often, mostly from brides, is where the client is left high and dry by their friend who convinced them they could “DJ their event for cheap”.  However, the other day I actually got a call from one of these DJs, and I posted the story on my Facebook page.  What made the call from this DJ, who fully intends to bail

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Long overdue for a new blog post!

As I get ready to do some wedding prep for my awesome couple this weekend – Hana & JJ, I have to sit and reflect on some things. First of all 2018 is going to be an amazing year when it comes to our weddings.  We have more weddings on the books than ever before, and it’s only growing from here.  We’re so thrilled that so many couples have chosen us to entrust with the experience that they will share

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November 5th, 2016 – Groose Wedding

Alton Olson & Mike Rakovszky Our last wedding of the main wedding season! What a way to send things off!  We had such an incredible time with the DuFrane’s & the Groose families.  They had a beautiful reception up at The Carrington, which is part of The Landmark Resort, in Egg Harbor (our second time being up there this year).  What was also very special about this event is Mike Rakovszky from Advanced Entertainment DJ service came along to co-chair

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