Essential Sounds Entertainment

616 5th Ave. Suite 101, Belmar, NJ 07719 Map · Phone number
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About Essential Sounds Entertainment

Essential Sounds Entertainment is a wedding DJ serving Belmar, New Jersey. They’re trained to give the right amount of enthusiasm, based on what you and your fiancee request. Founder PJ Windle established the company with personal service, customized music planning and friendly relationships as core pillars. Essential Sounds Entertainment aims to connect with the happy couple and establish a level of trust.

Services Offered
Essential Sounds Entertainment is ready to get your guests up and moving at the reception with songs that may be lighter in sound or perhaps more fast-paced (to inspire some fierce dance-offs). DJ services include:

  • Do-not-play list
  • Liability insurance
  • PA/sound system
  • Microphones
  • Emcee
  • Consultation


Other Services
Essential Sounds Entertainment is there for your add-ons that will take your wedding from good to grand. Additional ways they can make your wedding extra sweet and memorable include:

  • Uplighting
  • Ceremony officiant
  • Karaoke
  • Photo booth
  • Projector
  • Flatscreen
  • Dancing in the clouds
  • Monograms
  • Live music
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166 Reviews for Essential Sounds Entertainment

Recommended by 100% of couples


5.0 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Samantha Rodriguez · Married on 10/31/2020

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    Excellent- 100% worth it all!

    2020 was a year of crap for everyone and PJ and his company did EVERYTHING he could to work with everything going on. Amazing work, awesome performance and great all around.

    Sent on 11/01/2020
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    Emily Mead · Married on 08/08/2020

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    Amazing experience

    From the very beginning they were so helpful and understanding with all the changes that came with a double wedding and the pandemic. When you get a DJ willing to bend over backwards for you, it means the world! I recommend Essential Sounds for any event and especially weddings!

    Sent on 08/10/2020
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    Collette Ellerman · Married on 12/14/2019

    5.0
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    PJ is Incredible and really reads the crowd phenomenally

    Our experience with PJ was amazing. He was so easy to work with. My husband and I are both career firefighters so our schedule is extremely hectic. PJ kept us on track, he checked in on us and made sure we didn't miss a thing! Absolutely above and beyond. He has a form you fill out prior to your last meeting with him (which seems like a bunch of random questions) and based on your answers he gets exactly what your vibe is and how to deliver it flawlessly. We had a big wedding party, kids, fireman and an age range from 2 - 90 literally. Every single person was dancing and having an amazing time! He even nailed a part of a kid song for my nephews and nieces to walk into to. My father also wanted to surprise me with our first dance song. PJ worked with my father and never slipped on the surprise, it was amazing! I also wanted to surprise my mother and husband with my entrance song into the ceremony. The volume and timing was literally breathtaking. He played everything we wanted took requests and didnt play anything on the do not play list! The lighting the slideshow of pictures and the "dancing on clouds" was stunning. Huge thank you to PJ and whenever we have another milestone and need a DJ he will certainly be our guy!

    Sent on 01/16/2020

    Essential Sounds Entertainment's reply:

    Collette and Michael, Thank you so much for this amazing review and the kind words! It was such a pleasure working with you both and I had such a great time putting everything together to create what turned out to be a beautiful wedding night! It was my honor!

    A huge thank you to both of you for your service to your communities and for putting yourselves on the line for the safety of others! I have a HUGE respect for you!

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Essential Sounds Entertainment FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?
    $ 2,195.00
  • What is included in the starting price?
    Consultation
    MC
    Microphones
    Sound/PA System
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 2195
  • What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    Consultation
    Sound/PA System
    MC
    Microphones
  • What is the starting price for uplighting?
    $ 750.00
  • What music genres do you specialize in?
    Country
    Electronic
    Hip Hop
    International
    Jazz
    Oldies
    Pop
    R&B/Soul
    Rock
  • What services do you offer?
    Consultation
    Do-Not-Play List
    Karaoke
    Liability Insurance
    MC
  • What additional equipment do you offer?
    Flat Screen
    Microphones
    Photobooth
    Projector
    Sound/PA System
    Uplighting

1 Wedding Deal & Discount

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    $100 off all Wedding Wire Referrals!
    You will receive $100 off the booking of your entertainment when you mention Wedding Wire as your referral! This is a no-strings offer. Book your DJ, receive $100 off!Not to be combined with any other deals/promotions.

Professional Network & Endorsements

7 Endorsements

  • Susan Elizabeth Photography Wedding Photographers

    PJ and all the guys at Essential Sounds are truly some of the best in the biz! Always fun, yet very professional! They always do whatever it takes to throw an amazing party, and you can guarantee the dance floor will be packed all night long!!! PJ is truly dedicated to each and every one of his couples, making sure that they are always on the same page with the couple's music selection, yet making sure that theres always "something for everyone" to ensure that everyone from the flower girl to grandma can dance into the night! If you are looking for an amazingly talented, fun, reputable, experienced, professional, and all around GREAT entertainment company, then look no further..Essential Sounds is the only way to go!

  • Endless Wave Films + Photos Wedding Photographers

    Essential Sounds Entertainment is a rare find. The love they put into their work is unmatched. PJ has developed a business where people can come in and feel right at home from the first moment they meet him. Your event will be full of dancing, fun and excitement with ESE. The best part is that you will feel as if your best friend is DJing your wedding, not some random person. Awesome company run by awesome people!

  • John Arcara Photography Wedding Photographers

    P.J. is the consummate professional. Always ready to help out & always perfect. He and his illustrious staff from Essential Sounds are some of the very best in the business. I would absolutely recommend them for all of your entertainment & lighting needs! They are lively & fabulous & amazing to deal with. There are many things that your entertainment & imaging teams need to choreograph together & we are alway thrilled when working with anyone from Essential since we know it will just be perfection! PJ, we are so glad to be able to hang with you guys & hope to see you a lot more!

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  • 616 5th Ave., Suite 101 Belmar, 07719 See on map
    8484690984 (Phone number)
    Monday Through Friday 10-6pm. Evenings by appointment. Appointments accepted on Weekends pending availability.
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