John Jay Entertainment
John Jay Entertainment

John Jay Entertainment

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Discounts available
$150/hour
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Introduction: I believe that music is vitally important to your event, it is a major factor in making it a success. Whether it be a wedding, private or corporate function or even a 100th birthday party, my goal is to create the right mood and ambiance for your celebration to be memorable! A Beautiful wedding, sociable corporate event and fun birthday parties all have one thing in common: MUSIC, and they should each have their own unique flavor. Your event has a style unique to you and I would enjoy working with you in tailoring a "Moment to Remember". I have over 20 years experience, with over 50,000 songs in inventory! My collection spans 100 years of music for parties of every kind and size (25 to 400). Weddings, corporate events, reunions, and themed parties are my specialty! Karaoke available! Putting a smile on everyone's face and keeping the dance floor packed and moving! Several discounts could apply certain times of the year: location, size, venue, timing, and military.
Overview

Hired 29 times

Serves Montpelier, VT

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1 employee

26 years in business

Payment methods

Cash, Check, PayPal, Venmo

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

Disinfect surfaces touched during the job

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Reviews

Customers rated this pro highly for professionalism, value, and responsiveness.

Very good 4.6

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Jonathan m.

DJ

John was great, very open and accommodating to our needs. We wanted a specific genre of music and what we did not want and John happily abliged. He was even able to get some obscure songs we wanted! Also, he was quick on his feet as we had a last minute change in our line-up. Highly recommend
Oct 19, 2021
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Olivia P.

DJ

Mr. John was very kind and clear he made a contract that worked well for me and was super understanding , he's an excellent and great communicator and very quick at responding. It was a pleasure to have worked with him on planning the perfect music experience for my future party , i cannot wait :)
John Jay Entertainment's reply
Hi Olivia! Thank you for the 5-stars! I truly appreciate it! I can't wait to be part of your up-coming themed celebration! Wishing you all the best! JohnJ
Sep 24, 2021
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Jennifer T.

DJ

John Jay was just fabulous, after hearing our choices of music he and his son Michael helped make a magical wedding.
John Jay Entertainment's reply
Jennifer, Thank you for the 5-stars and for choosing us to be part of Janelle and Jesse's special day! We truly appreciate it! It was our pleasure playing the wide range of music for your family and guests. The venue and food were also amazing! Mike and I wish Janelle and Jesse all the future happiness possible. Mike and John
Sep 30, 2021
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Lynn B.

DJ

John was very quick to respond to my request for a DJ. He answered all my questions. He provided a reasonable fee for his services and made looking for a DJ very easy.
Sep 16, 2021
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Jamie m.

DJ

John has been amazing to work with! Very professional, fast responses, and very easy to work with! Fantastic value! Couldn’t ask for more :)
Aug 25, 2021
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FAQs

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

    Our all inclusive price includes: free lighting, free second sound system for ceremony use at an arbor/gazebo (a $400 value), no mileage charge, two wireless microphones for toasts/games. I also offer up to $400 in discounts (See below) Currently, our price structure is: 2021: $1,100 2022: $1,200 2023: $1,250 Discounts Available (up to $400) Charity events: $100-$200 Military or first responder: $50 Other discounts for party size, location, birthday, anniversary, themed parties and more.

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

    1) An initial phone call to collect information about the venue, event, music desired and potential additional equipment (Karaoke, dry ice) and other associated events (rehearsal dinner, post party, etc) 2) I then assemble various playlists for cocktail, dinner, and dance hour and schedule a followup meeting. I prefer this follow-up to be face-to-face but it can be done by phone. When face-to-face we can have fun sampling the playlists and adjust the amount of music style (country, oldies, power 80s, hip/hop, etc). 3) If at a venue, I schedule a walk-thru so I can ensure I will have any necessary equipment to fit within the stage, etc and that they allow such equipment as a dry ice machine.

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

    I have been performing wedding and event DJ services for over 20 years. I have hosted events at GE and IBM as well as dozens of weddings, parties and reunions. I hosted a radio show for four years in high school and college and have done commercials for radio.

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