Based In Metro Detroit
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Madman Mike Your Musical Slave
Mike's Professional Wedding DJ Service
Metro Detroit Wedding DJ for Southeast Michigan and several other areas in lower peninsula. Over 30 Years experience, everything done your way!
Experienced Dependable Respectful
To instantly see if Mike is available, click → Mike's DJ Schedule
NOTE: Mike has been a Professional Wedding DJ for 30 years. But starting In 2017, he is getting away from the intense responsibilities of being one of the top Wedding DJs in Southeast Michigan. Starting 2017, rarely DJ a wedding.
For his DJ Service in 2017 and beyond, click → Mike's Mobile DJ Service
For 2016 Serious Inquiries and Personal Reply, use box below.
If looking for Professional Wedding DJs,
click → Michigan Wedding Slavin The Website
Mike has 35 years experience being a Mobile DJ, 30 years experience being a professional wedding DJ and he's very good at it.
He hooks up TWO Laptops with Professional MP3 Mixing Software plus a cd player. Mike provides instant music playing back-up ready at all times. If a laptop should ever have a problem, he keeps on playing, no down time!
Mike is middle-aged with lots of wedding DJ experience. He is not a kid still learning or a weekend basement DJ. Mike is the real deal. When you book him, you become his V.I.P. for that day and will do want you want.
Flat Rates (prices) – No Hidden Costs, no per hour charges, no time limit. Dancing Lights, hand-held Wireless Microphone and Back-Up DJ Equipment are already included in his prices.
He brings an assistant to help coordinate and be back-up DJ, no charge.
Mike books only ONE event per day, which means that you get peace of mind. No over-bookings or double-bookings. YOU are Number One.
Weddings Are About the Bride & Groom – not the DJ. Mike keeps the reception focused on the bride & groom, not himself.
He is Madman Mike Your Musical Slave. Madman means going above and beyond of what is expected from a DJ, doing more for free. At weddings, he appropriately refers to himself only as Michael or Mike in order to show respect for the importance of your lifetime moment and to give respect to your family, friends and guests in attendance.
DJ Equipment is set up before guests arrive, automatically included.
Mike coordinates with photographers videographers so they don't miss getting pictures and videos of important moments.
Mike owns his professional DJ Equipment, it's not rented or borrowed.
Music – hear what you like, avoid what you don't want.
Mike does NOT invite strangers (observers) to your reception.
Music Volume – your choice. Usually
DJ Entertainment Style: Sophisticated to interactive: see styles
If needed, Mike can MC. He is good at announcements and introductions.
DJ Attire: your choice. It's black tux unless suit or other is requested.
Mike has experience at many reception venues: see list on separate page
Based in the center of Metro Detroit, his DJ Service is available for the greater Metro Detroit area including Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County, Ann Arbor area, Downriver, all southeast Michigan, and several other areas in the lower peninsula.
Mike does not have karaoke.
Want to watch/observe Mike on-the-job? → read this
No DJ Advertising at weddings: no signs, no flyers, no cards on tables.
He's good when dealing with people, always nice and polite. And He never bothers your guests.
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Mike is on Facebook.
Mike's personal Facebook, click → Mike's NEW Personal Profile
Wedding DJ Prices
These 2016 Prices Apply To the METRO DETROIT AREA.
Flat Rates (one price) → no per-hour charges, no hidden costs, any amount of time. Example: 4 hours and 7 hours have same price. explanation
Deposits are Not Refundable, with one exception.
Balance - price minus deposit - to be paid at Beginning of your reception.
Friday or Saturday
Sunday through Thursday
Sunday through Thursday on a Federal Holiday
New Year's Eve on Dec. 31, 2016 (Saturday)
Serving Our Country $100 Military Discount
Mike Playing Music for Wedding Ceremony
No ceremonies at a different location than reception venue.
Potential Additional Costs to prices posted above.
1. Gas Charge if event is not in Metro Detroit.
DJ Equipment Mike uses at Wedding Receptions
Mike's DJ Set Up is a Full Professional DJ System, not simply one laptop with two small speakers that some DJs use. Plus... Mike owns and brings additional back-up DJ equipment to your wedding.
Mike's Professional DJ System (also known as commercial equipment) includes two laptops with professional mp3 mixing software. Plus a Dual CD player, Numark mixing board, amps, Peavey and Behringer speakers, Shure 58 wireless handheld microphone, multi-colored rotating atmosphere type Lights for dancing, and more.
Below is Mike's full size DJ Van: clean, no advertising, no markings.
You Can Tell Mike How To DJ Your Wedding
When hiring a DJ for the first time, most people are not aware that they can tell their DJ how to present themselves and their music entertainment. Therefore, Mike explains the three basic styles and a way to express them to any Wedding DJ you might hire.
Mike's DJ Music
Lots of Variety Music: Popular Dance, Classic Rock, Country, Motown, Oldies, Hip Hop, more. Uptown Funk, Wobble, Cupid Shuffle, Cha-Cha Slide (Casper Slide), The Hustle (My Eyes Don't Cry), Sinatra, Elvis, Kid Rock, Bob Seger, AC/DC, Beyoncé, Pitbull, The Supremes, The Temptations, Luke Bryan, Taylor Swift, etc.Take a look at Mike's → Popular Dance Songs and Popular Slow Songs
Mike owns an extensive music collection. But if he doesn't already have your music, he will get it at no charge to you. He has accounts with several music services including iTunes and amazonMP3. Millions of available songs!
Mike can suggest songs for a Father Daughter Dance.
Song ideas for Ceremony, Grand Entrance, Bouquet Toss, Garter, etc., can be found on Mike's → Weding Music page
Observers – Watching Mike On-The-Job
Watch him only at public events, not at another person's wedding.
MIKE DOES NOT BRING OBSERVERS TO WEDDINGS.
He considers it improper to have uninvited strangers attending other people's private affairs. He's sure that you would expect that same consideration from any DJ you might hire. Example: would you be willing to have all uninvited strangers who want to observe Mike attend your wedding? Of course not.
But some DJ services do allow strangers, usually called
If comparing DJ services and want to include those that allow observers, Mike has important legal advice for you → click here. After learning how to protect yourself regarding observers, click your Back button to return to this page.
If you want to see Mike on-the-job, it will have to be at a public allowed event. To find out if he will be working an event where the public is invited, keep an eye on his → Schedule Page
MIKE'S BOOKING POLICY
How Far In Advance Do You Need To Book Mike?
Impossible to say. Why? Someone might have just booked your event date while you were reading this. Or it might be available up to your wedding day.
Mike's Booking Policy
Take a look at his up-to-date posted schedule. If your date is not listed, take your time and compare DJ Services. If you are seriously considering Mike, use Check Availability box on that page or top of this page.
If you want to book Mike, check his schedule page again to see if he is still available. If you already used Check Availability, simply reply to his personal email and state that you have the deposit ready and want to book him. If you haven't used it, use it now.
INFORMATION ON MIKE'S SITE