FAQ’s (asked from the viewpoint of different wedding guest)
Q: Can I ask you a question?
A: Sure. (with a smile)
Q: Do you take request?
Q: Nobody’s dancing, can you change the music?
A: It’s cocktail hour.
Q: Later on (same person asks) can you play the hokey pokey?
A: I‘m sorry, that’s on the bride and grooms “Do Not Play, Playlist”.
Q: Best man comes up and asks… can you tell me when my toast is happening?
A: Sure, It’s on the timeline… towards the middle of dinner, around 7:20pm and I’ll have a wireless mic for you to use.
Q: Another person comes up and asks… Can you play something we can dance to?
A: It’s dinner time.
Q: Music lover comes up and asks… What type of system are you using, it sounds GREAT?!!
A: Serato w/T1200’s… and I have the Rane “68”
Q: He continues… I’ve been wanting to get into DJing, could I work under your company?
A: No, sorry.
Q: Old dude asks… Can you play some Johnny Cash?
A: I think so… let me see what I can do for ya.
Q: Your aunt comes up and asks… Can you play “Brickhouse”, I know that will get everyone dancing?
Reply: Really, will it?
Q: Can you play “Loveshack”?
A: That’s on the bride and grooms “Do Not Play, Playlist”.
Q: Can you play something we can dance to?
A: I am… and the dance floor is “PACKED!”
Q: Can you play the Y.M.C.A.?
A: Sorry, I don’t have it on me tonight… (even though I probably do, somewhere)
Q: Do you have that one song, it goes… (insert person singing here)?
A: Can you be a little more specific, do you know artist name or song title?
Q: Another person comes up and asks: Do you have that one song, it goes… (insert another person singing here)?
A: Yeah, that’s the song from the ONCE soundtrack – “Falling Slowly”. I’ll see if I can get it on (later) for a slow dance
Q: Can you play Prince?
Q: When are you gonna play my request?
A: When I get back to that BPM range.
Q: Can you play something up-beat?
A: This is the first “Slow Dance Song” I’ve played all night.
Q: I was in the bathroom when you played my song, can you play it again?
Q: Can you play (insert EXPLICIT TRACK here)?
A: Sorry, I don’t have it.
Q: I have the CD in my car, if I go get it… then can you play it.
A: I don’t use CD players, I use turntables. Do you have it on vinyl?
…then the person just looks at me like “what’s vinyl”!!
Q: A different person asks… Can I make a song request?
A: Sure, what would you like to hear?
Reply: Um… um… I’ll come back when I can think of something.
My Reply: O.K.
Q: Can I dedicate a song to that girl… right there?
A: Sorry, dude. Today’s about the bride & groom.
Q: Your Maid of Honor comes up… Do you have a card, you’re rockin’ it tonight?
A: Yes. Let me get it for you.
Q: Rude person says… When are you gonna change it up?
A: About every 3 or 4 songs.
Q: Your friend that want to be a wedding planner… I don’t know if you forgot, but isn’t their supposed to be a cake cutting?
A: The cake cutting is on the timeline… it’s coming up at 8:45pm
Q: Same CrAzY aunt from before… Will you please!! play “the Electric Slide”?
A: Again, it’s on the bride & grooms “Do Not Play, Playlist” but you can do the electric slide to whichever song you’d like.
Q: 14 yr. old rave kid asks… Can you play some drum & bass or trance?
A: As much as I’d like to, it’s just NOT appropriate for a wedding reception.