Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)
Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)

Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)

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Introduction: GETTING TO KNOW DJ LORi AND LORI'S DJ SERVICE: As CEO of Lori's DJ Service, Lori, continually, is an award-winning DJ who operates a personalized service that caters to specific details of the client, with the upmost supreme quality and professionalism. Never as a typical low-budget DJ company, this award-winning service is high-end with the very best in the industry. The excellent quality lies in all-around event pre-planning with the client, and her unmatched music knowledge formed over the decades, as well as keeping abreast of today's top hits. Paying close attention to details is a quality endeared and embraced by her award winning service, always focusing on making sure the client's requests are taken care of, especially songs not wanted. Whether the event is corporate where background music is needed or a high energy party where you need it popping and fun, DJ LORi will be sure to provide exactly what you need for your event. HER BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCES SPEAK WELL: DJ LORi is most noted for building her well-earned high reputation on perfecting her skills on turntables, including mixing and blending songs for non-stop energy, plus keeping the focus on the music, (rather than microphone talking and annoying games). But, don't get it wrong... she is a fabulous emcee who knows the right touch and the right energy needed, all without overdoing it. 35 years in the Chicago club scene speaks proudly of her music skills and knowledge of club music, including House, EDM, Hiphop, RnB, Trap and House classics! But, don't let her three decades of high experience scare you! DJ LORi is NEVER about cheesy music, nor overplayed tired-out tunes. She continually is involved with keeping up-to-date with today's top radio and club/festival hits, especially being a preferred Billboard and Promo Only chart reporter, music is really in her blood! Music is her #1 love and she displays her talents for music with being a radio mixmaster for over 20 years. Spinning weekend mixes on popular metro city radio stations, such as Chicago's Power1063 (sister station of Power 92), award-winning Addicted To Radio and tons more throughout the USA and international country, she is powerfully known for providing House music, EDM, Hiphop, Trap and Classic club hits with high energy! UPSCALE AND AWARD WINNING DJ SERVICE: Having continually servicing Hollywood celebrities and artists like Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson, "Gossip Girls" cast, Ledisi and many more over the years, plus professional athletes like Chicago Bull's Michael Jordan, the Chicago Blackhawks, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears, you can be assured your event will have that exact red carpet and professional quality, all with 100% classiness. Again, if you are looking for the best in the industry, this is your DJ! REGULATING PROPER COVID-19 HEALTH RULES: Rest assure, DJ LORi and her mobile staff recognize the importance of proper health regulations regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) at all gigs. Maintaining to always wear properly fitting cloth masks, keeping a safe 6 feet distance and wearing gloves during gigs for all events and weddings, we, also are diligent in proper hand washing for proper hygiene to prevent any spreading of germs including COVID-19 coronavirus. CONTACT DJ LORi TODAY! Send an email or call directly to talk personally with DJ LORi today! She will email you a complete helpful and very informative packet of information regarding the best package your event needs, (or you can pick your own, based on your budget!), including pictures to show you what her professional star quality DJ booth, top-of-the-line dancefloor light system and entire setup will look like, so you know exactly what you are getting :)
Overview

Hired 72 times

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2 employees

37 years in business

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Cash, Check, Credit card, PayPal, Samsung Pay, Venmo, Zelle

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2017

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2018

This pro indicated that they reviewed CDC safety guidelines for COVID-19 and pledged to do the following:

Maintain 6 feet of distance from customers

Wear masks during the job

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Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, work quality, and responsiveness.

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Heather H.
Aug 3, 2022
DJ Lori is hands down the best DJ I have ever experienced. She crushed it at our wedding. No one would leave the dance floor. She is an amazing DJ with serious skill and she also listens to the customer and delivers exactly what is requested while going above and beyond to get the feel of the room and keep them moving. Our wedding reception was such a phenomenal experience and EVERYONE commented about how good the DJ was. Thanks so much DJ Lori. HIGHLY RECOMMEND
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Ruben V.
Jul 20, 2022
DJ Lori was hands down the best DJ ever! She was so helpful from start to finish, and really took a lot of work load off of my wife and I. She was extremely professional, understanding, and energetic through our whole experience. She also made us feel so comfortable. She had the whole wedding dancing the night away with great musical transitions and sound/lighting. Highly recommend!
Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)'s reply
Thank you for this amazing review! I had a ton of fun working with you and Jess on your wedding, and I'm very glad to see you both are happy with the service I provided :) It was great working with you both!
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Patricia B.
Jun 29, 2022
DJ Lori is amazing. She is competent, confident, organized, and communicative!! Big big bang for our buck! We had a 200 person post Covid wedding with people ages 8 months to 80 plus years and EVERYONE was on the dance floor, stayed on the dance floor, and didn’t want the night to end. Right away she was a completely engaging, calming presence. Throughout the planning of the day she stayed in personal and professional contact ensuring that specifics would be seamlessly navigated. We held a flash mob to surprise the bride and groom that involved about 75% of the guests—it. Was. epic. DJ Lori was wonderful throughout. I would hire her again for any event! Patti Brucki–mother of the bride
Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)'s reply
Thank you, Patti! You were amazing to work with, and I loved your idea of the flash mob, so, so fun! Thank you for being supportive and placing your confidence with me, and I'm so glad we had the opportunity to work together. It made my day to see that everyone had super fun :) Love ya!
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Shawna R.
Mar 10, 2022
We hired DJ Lori last year for our 2022 wedding and she did an excellent job!! She was super professional and super diligent on the details we needed. My husband and I had a wonderful time and our guests raved about her, too!! Honestly, I have seen so many bad djs, so when we hired her online, it was really nice to see how she was so wonderful and of course super fun on our wedding day. We highly recommend Lori as she really cared about helping us plan our wedding, With our wedding outside and the reception inside, it was a lot of details we needed and she actually sat down with us to go over everything that was so crucial to us. Look no further, hire DJ Lori!! Lori really is the best!! Thank you so much, Lori!!!
Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)'s reply
Shawna, I am glad to hear you, your husband and your guests are very happy with our services :) It was a pleasure working with you both and best wishes for a wonderful life together!
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Allison Y.
Jan 4, 2022
DJ Lori joined in the 50/60's sock hop theme, had an amazing playlist and accepted all of the host requests! It was fun for all who participated from 2 years old to 82! Highly recommend her for your event!
Lori's DJ Service (also known as DJ LORi)'s reply
Thank you, Allison :) It was wonderful working with you and your mother!
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Lori Lucas-Martinez

FAQs

  • What should the customer know about your pricing (e.g., discounts, fees)?

    DJ LORi encourages you to email her for the full pricing available. *Weddings are at $1,200 through $1,500, depending on the light package chosen specifically for the venue, party size and the exact feel you want for energy and dancing. *Parties are prices accordingly, but generally start with $100 hourly.

  • What is your typical process for working with a new customer?

    Meeting with the client prior to booking, as well as at the pre-planning process of the event, is very important! It helps to establish that trust and understanding of what is expected from the client and all the needs for the entire event planning. She will work with you on the pre-planning process, as well as the day of the event to ensure timeliness of the event.

  • What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?

    *33 solid years of on-the-job as a DJ and marketing experience (since 1985). *2015 Illinois Media Center of Chicago graduate with official certificate, awards and graduation papers. *Scratch DJ Academy for production and scratch skills *Power1063 weekend EDM/Dance/Hiphop/Trap Mixmaster *Power92 radio station intern

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