Keeping the dance floor hopping AND hearing your favorite lesser-known songs? It's possible with this Bay area DJ

Finding a DJ who gets your style and knows how to craft an epic playlist is actually a lot harder than it sounds. We've been chatting with our DJ partner, Bay Area-based DJ Greg Gioia, about how he manages to seamlessly blend danceable and familiar hits with his clients' favorite independent and offbeat music. His strategy virtually guarantees that you'll please everyone on your guest list, which is no small feat…

Why finding a good DJ is HARD (and why this one is so so good)

Let's admit it, finding a wedding DJ is one of the harder challenges in wedding planning. There are a lot of… well, duds out there. Cheese, obnoxiousness, and really traditional people abound in this industry. And when it comes to something as important as the literal mood of the wedding, you want someone GOOD. We're careful when we partner with DJs for that reason. You've got to find someone who can customize the experience to your crowd and make sure it works. That's why we've partnered with Stylus DJ Entertainment…

7 things to keep in mind when booking entertainment for your wedding

If you'll be needing entertainment to enhance the atmosphere of your wedding, it can be a challenge. Nothing can bring together both sides of the aisle together like some killer music (whether for dancing all night or background for your tabletop gaming).

Here are some tips for booking entertainment to keep your wedding guests chill and having a blast.

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Wedding music drama-fest? A DJ's advice on minimizing music stress

After helping over 100 couples curate the music for their weddings, I've just about seen it all, including elaborate choreographed Disney princess dance medleys, uncles doing the worm, belly dancers, a Mariah Carey ceremony processional, and even a Backstreet Boys karaoke battle. I've worked with couples who've kept things easy going and simple, achieved elegant and traditional decadence, or have had full-blown raging parties and everything in between. No matter the overall goal for your wedding, here's a little wisdom I've extracted from being a part of these very special events.