Category Archives: Dance Time

Celebrating with Anna & Josh

I had a great time with some great folks on November 29 at the Midwest Conference Center celebrating with Josh & Anna (Laky) Meyer at their wedding reception. They choose the music including their key songs and provided us a … Continue reading

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Fun Reception with Kelly & Kevin at The Deer Path Inn

I just had a grand time celebrating with Kevin & Kelly O’Malley at the Deer Path Inn on October 4. It is always great to work as a team with the great staff at The Deer Path Inn (http://dpihotel.com/), excellent … Continue reading

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Bibek & Irina Celebrate at Artango

I am so very thankful for every couple who hires us to MC/DJ their reception. Bibek & Irina Das truly had both a unique and memorable ceremony and reception on September 27 at Artango Bistro in Chicago. You need to … Continue reading

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Start with a Fast or Slow Song?

For weddings, after all the specialty songs (bride & groom 1st dance, father/daughter & mother/son and bridal party) have been played, we have been asked whether it is wise to open the dance floor to all the guests with a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Kevin & Lauren

It was a joy to be with Kevin & Lauren Bordis at Holy Resurrection’s Serbian Hall for their reception on September 13. Their relatives and friends so enjoyed themselves on the dance floor that we went an extra hour. We … Continue reading

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Dance Reception at Parmesans Station

This is one of those receptions that had so much fun to it that it is hard to decide where to begin. Parmesans Station (http://station.parmesans.com/parties-at-parmesans-station) located in the Tinley Park Train Depot hosted Troy & Caitlyn Vander Wyst’s reception on … Continue reading

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Packed Dance Floors

One of the two primary goals of The Windy City Hitman DJs is to maximine the excitement on the dance floor. Our flyer below explains the “HOW” and the link below is a perfect example of the “RESULTS”, complete with … Continue reading

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Dance All Night With Sara & Jose

We just decided to post on this blog some great dancing from Jose & Sarah Nieve’s Wedding on May 24 at the Holiday Inn Crystal Lake (www.hicrystallake.com). Party animals plus great music are the keys to a successful and memoriable … Continue reading

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Our 1st dance together, at the beginning or after dinner?

Good question, with no definitive answer. On the East Coast you would most likely experience a bride and groom having their 1st dance right after the introductions and before dinner whereas on the West Coast the mind set is to … Continue reading

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The Importance of “Reading the Dance Floor”

The ability & skill of playing the right song at the right moment comes through years of experience and knowledge of music. Reading the crowd is important to determine if a song will work, how long a particular set of … Continue reading

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