Your wedding entertainment will set the tone for your reception, so it’s a very important decision in your wedding planning journey!  We have all been to a wedding with a horribly cheesy DJ or band, nothing could be worse!  No worries, we’re here to help you avoid some common mistakes couples make prior to even meeting with potential entertainers. 

Derek Rafferty of E3 Detroits Dan Rafferty Band shares some key steps to take before hiring your wedding entertainment! 

7 Tips for Hiring your Wedding DJ or Band

01 | Decide what components your wedding will include

02 | Build a short list of potential providers

03 | Be sure each provider includes everything you want

04 | Think about the “experience” you want

05 | Make sure you know exactly who you’re working with

06 | Go see your band/dj perform live and get to know them

07 | Make sure they work well with your other vendors

Still trying to figure out if you’re more of a DJ or Band couple?  Check out this post here  where we explore the pros and cons for both!