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DIY Weddings – What To Do and What Not To Do DIY For Your Own Wedding

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DIY For Your Own Wedding? Sometimes when planning your wedding, it becomes a budget issue and you need to make some compromises to meet your wedding budget constraints. Maybe you need to scale down your guest count or opt for the less expensive caterer or venue.  Maybe your cousin is going to bake the cake or your aunt is doing your photography. We are here to help.  We have different price points for our wedding DJs available to help fit your budget.  If our budget-friendly DJs are still not within your budget, we also offer other DIY options for your wedding.

Are you planning a DIY wedding?  Want to be your own DJ?  Do you have a friend that’s a DJ, but they are from out of town?  Maybe you are having a 50 person informal wedding v. a larger 150+ person wedding.   Are you renting a back room at a restaurant or maybe your wedding is going to be a backyard BBQ style informal wedding?  Don’t have any music gear but you can make a killer Spotify playlist?

Whatever the case is – there are some things that you can do for a DIY Wedding.   The iPod Wedding has gotten some bad publicity in the news and on the internet.  If you are expecting your iPod Wedding to be similar to a larger scale formal wedding – then you are going to be let down.  If your friend is from Alaska and is a professional DJ, but just needs to rent DJ equipment, then it will be more like a formal wedding.

Asking for a musician friend to play your cocktail hours as your musician or for your wedding ceremony is a great way to personalize your wedding plans.  We rent electric keyboards or band PA systems to make it all work for your wedding ceremony and reception needs. We’ve seen both these situations while doing iPod wedding rentals.  A relaxed beach wedding (no dancing) was a great place for an iPod wedding rental.  With others, there was a professionally trained and experienced person DJing – they were just using our gear.

Renting an iPod wedding rental system is not for everyone, but if your vision of your wedding includes that awesome mix of tunes on your iPod or laptop iTunes playlist, then maybe you should give us a call and we can see if renting DJ equipment or our iPod Wedding rentals is right for you.


DIY For Your Own Wedding Explained

DJ Gear Rental

Have a friend DJing your wedding but they need to rent DJ gear? We can help. You can pick up and return rental gear to us OR we can arrange for one of our sound technician to deliver, setup and remove the gear for you on your wedding day.


Ipod Wedding Playlists – How To Share Your Spotify Playlist with your wedding DJ

Create your own Spotify or Itunes playlists for your DIY wedding. You can share your Spotify playlists with your wedding DJ or friend by clicking on the “…” right nect to the PLAY BUTTON and pressing SHARE and COPY PLAYLIST LINK and sending that to your friend DJing your wedding or your wedding DJ


Wireless Microphone Rentals

Need to rent a wireless microphone for your DIY wedding? We have handheld wireless microphones and small PA sound systems for rent.

We also have PA systems available for your wedding ceremony and exchange of vows. We can provide a DIY simple system OR our sound technician can setup and run one of our custom ceremony systems for you.


Subwoofer Speaker Rentals

If you are having more than 100 guests or your reception is in a larger venue, you might want to consider renting a subwoofer for that added THUMP when it comes to dancing. Your friend who is DJing your wedding can help you decide if you want something larger than just a 2-speaker sound system for your DIY wedding.


Photo Booth Rentals

We have photo booths available for rental. Choose from over 20 backdrops. Our touch-screen photobooths allow guests to instantly send their photo booth images directly to their phone via TEXT.

Grab a prop from our TRUNK LOAD OF PROPS and strike a pose.


Need Help? DIY For Your Own Wedding Not For You?

What Do You Do Now?

Contact DJ Rob today to find out pricing and availability for your upcoming event. We offer wedding DJs, Custom Lighting Design, and Photo Booth Rentals.

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Our stomping grounds are The Berkshires and Hartford CT areas, but we travel from Hudson Valley NY to Boston MA, and Southern VT to the CT Shoreline frequently. Get started today.

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