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jack4knight
04-11-2012, 12:50 AM
I have a wedding coming help in a couple of weeks and I'm kind at odds of what I should be saying on the mic. I've got the hole bridal partay introductions down and everything but I'm still confused on what I should say on the mic for the toasts, money dance, garter toss, bouqet toss, cake cutting. Any tips would be great.

windspeed36
04-11-2012, 02:38 AM
You ever tagged along with another DJ?

jack4knight
04-11-2012, 10:27 AM
Nope and I don't really have time to. I have to DJ this wedding in a few weeks and I have no idea what I am suppose to say on the mic for the those events. Can anyone share what they usually say on the mic for each of those events. Thanks

DJ Scotch
04-11-2012, 10:36 AM
Nope and I don't really have time to. I have to DJ this wedding in a few weeks and I have no idea what I am suppose to say on the mic for the those events. Can anyone share what they usually say on the mic for each of those events. Thanks

Hire a MC for the job, learn from him and practice for your next gig.

jack4knight
04-11-2012, 10:38 AM
That's not an option. I need to know what to say on the MIC. Can someone please help me with what I should say for each of the dances?

DJ Scotch
04-11-2012, 10:44 AM
That's not an option. I need to know what to say on the MIC. Can someone please help me with what I should say for each of the dances?

To be honest, no one can suggest what exactly you have to say. Every wedding is different. You need skills to manage mic, that's why MC exists.

Ntertainment
04-11-2012, 01:37 PM
I think you should watch a couple of youtube videos of other MCs at weddings to get an idea, but the others are right we can't tell you exactly what to say.

First dance - i like to say something like "Love is a series of first, the first time you meet, the first time you kiss, the first time you say i love you, and the first dance at your wedding, please give a big round of applause for mr. and mrs. ..."

Father daughter - "please welcome father of the bride and his beautiful daughter to the dance floor"
Mother Son - see above

Garter - we need all men to come out and try to catch this garter
Bouquet - all my single ladies out to the dance floor (play single ladies) beyonce thank you, we needed a song like this

Defiance
04-11-2012, 01:38 PM
Just watch some wedding DJs on youtube. Its not THAT hard. The most important thing to do, despite how nervous you are, is to sound confident on the mic.

jack4knight
04-11-2012, 02:26 PM
Good advice so far. Is it bad to say when the bridal party is being introduced " the name of the girl being escorted by the name of the guy" this would be said for the bridemaids and groomsman. thnks

sss18734
04-11-2012, 03:29 PM
Good advice so far. Is it bad to say when the bridal party is being introduced " the name of the girl being escorted by the name of the guy" this would be said for the bridemaids and groomsman. thnks

That sounds fine. But if you have a big wedding party, don't get repetitive.

Ntertainment
04-12-2012, 12:14 AM
I find if you have a huge wedding party, it's always repetitive, i sometimes will ask where they are from or what they do so i have some discriptive words for them. You could get fun with it and ask them wierd things, like do you have a pet? If someone said yeah i have a cat, then announce them as "annie the crazy cat lady" and so and so.

jack4knight
04-12-2012, 01:16 AM
What about for toasts, money dances and cake cutting? How do all those events work? I really have no idea what to say for those events. The rest I think have covered thanks to Ntertainment. Thanks

sss18734
04-12-2012, 01:33 AM
What about for toasts, money dances and cake cutting? How do all those events work? I really have no idea what to say for those events. The rest I think have covered thanks to Ntertainment. Thanks

You really don't have to get "clever" with these announcements. I find a lot of DJ's try too hard and end up sounding corny as a result.

"Ladies and Gentlemen, in just a few moments the Bride and Groom will be cutting the cake, so if you'd like to take photos or video, please gather around (location of the cake table)." Then, in a minute or two, let everyone know that they are cutting the cake. Done.

This really isn't rocket science. Just stay to the point, don't try too hard and sound corny (unless that's what they want), and practice your announcer voice before the event. You don't need jokes, you just need confidence.