I found hiring a DJ one of the more difficult parts of wedding planning, because there’s really no way to know how they will actually do on your wedding day unless you have been to an event they’ve done or get a recommendation from other couples. Which is why when we post DJ spotlights I like to include real reviews from past brides (which you can see at the bottom of the post). Today, we are highlighting Lance from Big Show Mobile Entertainment who has a 5 star perfect rating on Wedding Wire, this gives me full confidence he is a DJ who delivers for his clients. And not only does he have some very happy brides and grooms, he is also a great guy who deeply cares about what he does. We are honored to be adding him to our Featured DJ list! Here’s an interview with him…
Tell us a little about how and why you started your business?
I was a club DJ and my brother talked me into DJing his wedding, I had a blast. Then I was talked into DJing another wedding and I had even more fun. I saw that weddings had all of the great stuff and none of the drama. It didn’t take me too long to make the switch from club DJ to mobile. I have the best job in the world!
What services do you offer?
DJ, Emcee, Entertainment planning, and lighting.
What makes your business unique?
I care. I get emotionally invested in the absolute success of my couple’s big day. Being a wedding DJ is my passion. I am a wedding DJ, not a DJ that does weddings. Every wedding is personalized to the taste and wishes of the couple it’s for.
What can a bride and groom expect when working with you?
A professional who works tirelessly to give them the wedding they have dreamed of. From the first contact until the exit I make their wedding fun. I am their partner in the planning process. I bring with me nearly six hundred weddings worth of experience. No two couples are alike and their wedding should reflect that. On average I spend 60 hours per wedding before I ever show up at the venue for the wedding. A great wedding doesn’t happen by accident.
What do you like about working with couples on their wedding?
What’s not to like? I enjoy every part of what I do, after all I have the best job in the world. My wife accuses me of being a love junky. I enjoy being around people who are in love and helping them celebrate that love.
Are you the right DJ for every couple?
No. It’s extremely important to me that I am a great fit for the couples who entrust me with the complete success of their wedding. I am not the right DJ for everyone. If a couple is looking for someone to get out there and teach line dances, I’m not going to be a good fit. It’s not what I do. No one comes to a wedding to see the DJ, so the focus should always be kept where it belongs, on the couple. Some couples are looking for an over the top DJ who has a stage show, that’s just not me. My couples want an elegant wedding that is still blast. I never get tired of guests coming up and saying it was the best wedding they have ever been to.
Photo by Haley Sierra Weddings
Some reviews about Big Show Mobile from Wedding Wire.
“Lance was AMAZING!!! I got married at a venue that was over 2 hours away from him and he met me there multiple times just to chat about music for the wedding! He played everything we requested and had a good selection of music, as the dance floor was never empty! He was so sweet and communicated with me during the reception as to what was going to happen next (he even kept refilling my wine glass 🙂 Overall, lance was one of my favorite vendors and did a fantastic job and was so thoughtful as to what we wanted!” Catherine, married October, 2012
“Lance is truly a class act. He’s not cheesy like a lot of DJs that make you cringe when they start talking. Lance just plays great music, and had just the right tone as he makes announcements.
For the reception, Lance got everyone on the dance floor and played music that got people staying on the dance floor; you never had that awkward “Oh, I don’t know how to dance to this song” moment. I don’t even know how many people came up to me during and after the reception to tell me that our DJ was the best they had ever heard.” Paola, married September, 2012
“Lance did an INCREDIBLE job with our wedding. From the moment he showed up, to the end of the night. There was literally nothing he could have done better. He made sure everyone was having a great time, even getting my wife a drink when he noticed she didn’t have one! We are truly grateful for the job that Big Show Mobile Entertainment did. Many people have said that it was the best wedding they’d ever been to, and that could not have happened without Lance! I would recommend that anyone that is having ANY event, to give Lance a call. You will not be disappointed!!” Tony, married September, 2012