Category Archives: How to Keep the Dance Floor Packed

Yelp Review – Testimonial

Thanks to Brad & Jackie (Houriet) Gillaspie for this wonderful unsolicited Yelp Review, who had us at their reception on June 20, 2015, at The Lehmann Mansion. http://www.yelp.com/biz/the-windy-city-hit-man-arlington-heights “I wish I knew where to begin with this AMAZING DJ company… … Continue reading

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Jackie & Brad Become One in Christ

It was truly a great joy to be with Brad & Jackie (Houriet) Gillaspie for the celebration of their marriage on June 20. Relatives and friends gathered in a festive mood at the Historic Lehmann Mansion (www.lehmannmansion.com) in Lake Villa … Continue reading

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How Packed Do You Want The Dance Floor?

Wonderful DJ! posted 2014-11-08 on The Knot by Stephen & Victoria Bannon “Let me preface by saying my husband was very particular about who was going to do our music. He is a big music fan and wanted to make … 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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How Many Songs do you play in a Dance Set?

Because we believe so strongly in playing “Music Sets” to keep the dance floor filled, clients have asked me how many songs make up a dance set? There is no clear cut answer it all depends on many factors: 1) … 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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Packed Dance Floor All Night Long

It was wall to wall action on the dance floor throughout the entire night. Cannot remember one song, not one song were at least 50 dancers were out there. For most of the night 100 – 200 plus were dancing. … 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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What to consider when picking my Dance Music?

Another key in keeping the dance floor packed is having a plan by choosing the right music. You know best what you and your guests will dance to. We are big believers in letting you make the choices in music … Continue reading

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Why Play Sets of Music?

Another big key in getting the most fun during dance time is to “Play Sets of Music”. Let’s keep the momentum going. Guests dancing to a particular type of music will continue to stay on the floor if similar music … Continue reading

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