Archive for August 2011

Keeley & Nathan’s Wedding – August 27, 2011

One of the great things about DJing weddings is getting to work at some of the most beautiful places in the region. Nathan and Keeley’s wedding took place at the home of friends in Salem, Oregon next to the Willamette river. It was a gorgeous day for a wedding. Nathan and Keeley were off to a great start as a new couple.

The ceremony took place down by the river as the reception area was up closer to the house not far away. The sound traveled amazing through the area. Processional music and the Pastor during the ceremony could be heard crystal clear though our sound system and powerful wireless microphone. Once the ceremony was finished, guests moved up towards the upper lawn were dinner was ready to be served. We played a mix of custom picked music along with a popular selection of favorites as everyone ate dinner. As the last few guests were finishing their meals, we were just about ready for the cake cutting and toast.

After the toasts and cake cutting, we were ready to start dancing. Keeley and Nathan opened the floor with their first dance. After Keeley danced with her father and Nathan danced with his mother, we were ready to open to all. I played requested dance music from artists like Tim McGraw, Michael Jackson, Taylor Swift and Michael Jackson to celebrate. It was another fun wedding party.

Wedding Highlights:

  • Ceremony: 3:00pm
  • Processional: Red Jumpsuit Apparatus ‘Your Guardian Angel’
  • Recessional: Josh Turner ‘Would You Go With Me’
  • Cocktails/Dinner: Variety and Requests (including Country Favorites)
  • Bride & Groom Introduction: Martina McBride ‘My Baby Loves Me’
  • Cake: Weird Al Yankovic ‘Eat It’
  • First Dance: Clint Black f/Lisa Hartman ‘When I Said I Do’
  • Father/Daughter Dance: Tim McGraw ‘My Little Girl’
  • Mother/Groom Dance: Backstreet Boys ‘The Perfect Fan’

Thank you Keeley and Nathan for choosing us to be a part of your special event! Congratulations to you both!! -Rich Mason

Danee’ & Michael’s Wedding – August 7, 2011

On Sunday August 7, 2011, DJ/Emcee Rich Mason performed at Danee’ and Michael’s wedding & reception held at Willamette Valley Vineyards in Turner, Oregon.

Wedding Highlights:

  • Ceremony: 2:00pm
  • Processional: Train ‘Marry Me’
  • Recessional: Adam Sandler ‘Grow Old With You’
  • Cocktails/Dinner: Variety (including Country Favorites)
  • Bride & Groom Introduction: Black Eyed Peas ‘I Got A Feeling’
  • Toast: Best Man & Maid of Honor
  • Cake: Alan Jackson ‘Livin’ On Love’
  • First Dance: Allison Krauss ‘When You Say Nothing At All’
  • Father/Daughter Dance: Tim McGraw ‘My Little Girl’
  • Money Dance: Garth Brooks ‘Friends In Low Places’
  • Bouquet Toss: Beyonce ‘Single Ladies (Put A Ring On It)’
  • Garter Toss: Queen ‘Another One Bites The Dust’
  • Last Dance: Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes ‘(I’ve Had) The Time of My Life’

Congratulations Danee’ & Michael from Great Rate DJs!

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Terri & Chris’ Wedding – August 6, 2011

On Saturday August 6, 2011, DJ/Emcee Mohammad Gharib performed at Terri and Chris’ wedding reception held at Weatherford’s Grand Lodge in Oregon City, Oregon. Great Rate DJs just received the following feedback from the groom.

‘DJ Mohammad was excellent! I could not have asked for anyone better. His willingness to “do whatever it takes” made the evening memorable. Mohammad was extremely professional, even when teenagers were requesting music. He went above and beyond my expectations. I would refer Mohammad to anyone that would ask. I can not say enough good things about him. He was prompt, even early with his equipment, and was ready to go when we needed him. He anticipated our needs. I wish the music every wedding reception could go as smoothly as ours did. Mohammad has a “do whatever it takes” kind of attitude that is invaluable. It was so nice not to have to worry about the music. He was THE BEST!!’ -Chris Brickner

Satisfaction Survey:

Event Date: Saturday, August 6, 2011

Event Type: Wedding

Event Location: Weatherford’s Grand Lodge

Event Staff: Mohammad Gharib

Quality of Customer Service via Telephone: Excellent

Quality of Customer Service via Internet: Excellent

Quality of Customer Service at Event: Excellent

Friendliness of your Entertainer: Excellent

Promptness of your Entertainer: Excellent

Professionalism of your Entertainer: Excellent

Entertainer’s Performance: Excellent

Entertainer’s Appearance: Excellent

System Appearance: Excellent

Sound Quality: Excellent

Overall Volume Levels: Excellent

Music Selection: Excellent

Incorporation of Your Requests: Excellent

Lighting Effects: Excellent

Equipment Appearance: Excellent

Overall Customer Service: Excellent

Planning Assistance: Excellent

Entertainer’s Cooperation with Other Vendors: Excellent

Overall Performance Rating: Excellent

Would you recommend this service to others? Yes