Island Sound

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4.8 out of 5.0
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About Island Sound

☑️ All-Inclusive Award-Winning Wedding DJ Services

☑️ Over 10 Years of Experience

☑️ Family & Veteran-Owned Small Business

☑️ Proudly Serving 13 States: FL, GA, AL, SC, NC, TN, KY VA, WV, OH, IN, MD, & TX!

Island Sound believes every wedding is as unique as the couple it celebrates, accomodating special requests and traditions (or breaking traditions!) to ultimately tailor to your specific wants and wishes. They are dedicated to making your wedding as fun and comfortable as possible, and control event flow with friendly charisma. Island Sound's home office is centrally located on beautiful St. Simons Island, Georgia. Services are available throughout Georgia, Florida, North and South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee, Ohio, Indiana, kentucky, Virginia, Maryland, and West Virginia. They are first and foremost wedding DJs, and combine their musical talents with MC capabilities, such as introductions and announcements without any semblance of cheesiness.

Services Offered
Fully insured and licensed, Island Sound has a full-time office staff (9am-5pm Monday through Friday) ready to assist with any needs, including an initial consultation before the wedding. Their company employs over 30 DJs, all professionally trained in-house.

The DJ packages are time-based and built as all-inclusive: emcee services, including all announcements and introductions, access to Island Sound’s unlimited music library, fully customizable music selection, ceremony setup with lapel microphone, cocktail hour setup, designer facade, atmospheric dance lighting, and one cordless microphone for toasts, speeches, etc.

They also provide additional rentals such as fog machines, up lighting, projector/screen, and GOBO mongram projection. The Island Sound DJs are able to accommodate a wide variety of music genres, including, but not limited to:

  • Christian
  • Country
  • Club
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Oldies
  • International
  • Top 40
  • Mariachi
  • Motown
  • Orchestra
  • Latin
  • Strings
  • Swing
  • Acoustic
  • Gospel

Other Services
While they primarily provide DJ services, Island Sound is also capable of wedding planning for rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions. They can assist in partial planning, day-of coordination, providing referrals, helping with to-do lists, and creating a timeline.

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Covering 13+ states!
Covering 13+ states!
Having fun
Having fun
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Outdoor reception dance
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Mask Up!
Wedding reception dance
Wedding reception dance
Jewish Wedding Ceremony
Jewish Wedding Ceremony
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Hands up dancing
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Dollar dance
LGBTQ+ wedding
LGBTQ+ wedding
Dancing
Dancing
Dance with kids
Dance with kids
Bride and groom dancing
Bride and groom dancing
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Horah at Jewish Wedding
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2019 Island Sound Team
1920s Gatsby theme wedding
1920s Gatsby theme wedding
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Groomsman dancing
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Cheers
Welcome speech by couple
Welcome speech by couple
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First dance
Forever dance partner
Forever dance partner
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Bride and groom
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Hands up dancing
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Dirty dancing lift
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Kids dancing
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DJ booth
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Break dancing
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Have fun
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Conga line
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Bride and groom dip
Jumping dancing
Jumping dancing
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Guests cheering
Lifting up bride
Lifting up bride
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Guests singing
Conga dance
Conga dance
Grandparents dancing
Grandparents dancing
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Break dancing guest
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Bride dancing with guests
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Dancing outside
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Bride and groom dance
Bride dance
Bride dance
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Island Sound
Outdoor wedding dance
Outdoor wedding dance
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Line dance
Island Sound Office Team
Island Sound Office Team
First dance
First dance
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Crowd dance
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Guests celebrating
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Covering 13+ states!
Covering 13+ states!

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351 Reviews for Island Sound

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Kenzie · Getting married on 09/14/2022

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    • Responsiveness:
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    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    Amazing wedding with an awesome DJ!

    Absolutely amazing experience! I cant thank Mike enough for all he did for us and how patient and understanding he made our special day. We had a BLAST!

    Sent on 11/08/2019

    Island Sound's reply:

    Kenzie, Thank you for taking the time to review DJ Mike! Your wedding at Vic's on the River was absolutely unforgettable. It was an honor to be a part of your special day. Congrats again Mr. and Mrs. Kingsolver! -Elena Edwards, Office Assistant
  • Emily

    Emily Frederick · Getting married on 06/07/2022

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Fun and exciting at a great price

    The DJ was amazing and helped to create the atmosphere we wanted for our wedding. He was great with all the guests and helped to keep us on schedule. I can't wait to work with them again!

    Sent on 10/03/2020

    Island Sound's reply:

    Emily, thank you so much for rating DJ Morgan 5 stars! Your wedding at The Mackey House was so much fun!! Thank you for choosing Island Sound to celebrate with you and your guests. Congrats again Mr. and Mrs. Frederick!!! - Elena Edwards, Office Assistant

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
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Island Sound Pricing

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Island Sound FAQ

  • What is the starting price for wedding DJ services?
    $ 785
  • What is included in the starting price?
    Consultation
    MC
    Microphones
    Travel Expenses
    Sound/PA System
  • What is the price of your most popular wedding package?
    $ 1179
  • What is included in the price of your most popular wedding package?
    Consultation
    Sound/PA System
    MC
    Microphones
    Travel Expenses
  • What is the starting price for uplighting?
    $ 250
  • What music genres do you specialize in?
    Christian
    Club
    Country
    Electronic
    Hip Hop
    Indie
    International
    Jazz
    Oldies
    Pop
    R&B/Soul
    Rock
    Top 40
    South Asian
  • What services do you offer?
    Bilingual MC
    Consultation
    Do-Not-Play List
    Karaoke
    Liability Insurance
    MC
    One Event Per Day
    Video Projection
  • What additional equipment do you offer?
    Disco Ball
    Flat Screen
    Microphones
    Photobooth
    Projector
    Sound/PA System
    Uplighting

1 Real Wedding

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Island Sound 1
    10% discount for WeddingWire couples
    If you found us on WeddingWire we will give you a 10% discount on our services. Remember to show us your voucher when you come see us.
  • Island Sound 2
    Valentine's Day: $300 Off 💞

    Hey, lovebirds 💘 Get $300 off DJ Services!

    - All-inclusive DJ Packages

    - Fully Customizable Music

    - The Knot 'Best of Weddings Hall of Fame' Winner

    *Photo credit: Stout Studios

Team of Island Sound

Justin Henshaw

Justin Henshaw

Owner

A St. Simons Island native, Justin grew up on the Island and has spent most of his life there. He first worked as a Wedding DJ right after High School. After 9/11, Justin joined the United States Marine Corps and served 6 years in the infantry and participated in 5 combat tours overseas. After being Honorably Discharged, he returned home to St. Simons Island and started Island Sound. With the help of his team, he has grown Island Sound to the largest Wedding DJ company in the Southeast. He lives happily on St. Simons Island with his lovely wife Brie and their beautiful little girls Madison and Emerson.

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Mike Hall

Mike Hall

Operations Manager

Mike grew up in Atlanta, GA and graduated from Georgia Southern. He spent most of his adult life running restaurants- from bartending to being a General Manager, and everything in-between. He loves working in the industry and meeting new people. Mike's true passion is music; he’s been playing drums since he was 12 years old. He loves a good beat and making his own, too.

“Traveling and visiting new cities this year has been incredible, and you can catch me checking out street art everywhere I go. This little beach town is home now, and I love spending time at the beach with my beautiful fiance, Emily, and our two pups, Case and Roka.”

Fun Fact: Mike has a twin brother

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Brian Walsh

Brian Walsh

Assistant Operations Manager

Brian was born and raised in Pine Grove, a small town in Pennsylvania. The child of a military family, Brian moved away from his home town and spent several years in different cities and states. He finally settled in Brunswick, Georgia where he finished high school at BHS.

Brian has been a part of the team since 2017. He started as a DJ and quickly became one of our highest rated team members. Since then, he’s been promoted to Assistant Operations Manager. His duties include managing our venue and vendor database, traveling to train and equip DJs, maintaining our excellent levels of performance at weddings and events, and managing our newest DJ hub in Corpus Christi, Texas.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

12 Endorsements

  • Total Exposure Band Wedding Bands

    Very Professional and Highly Recommended.

  • Wedding Solutions Wedding Officiants

    Island Sound, and specifically DJ Gary, is a dynamic and will be equipped DJ service. I have had the privilege to experience their professional and high quality services during multiple wedding celebrations, and they simply are among the finest in all of this area. Gary is especially gifted, and has an artistry about him that engages the guests, and provides high quality entertainment. I highly recommend their services for any venue that you are holding, especially wedding receptions. It is always a pleasure to work with experts in their field, and Gary and Island Sound for all experts!

  • Bobbi Brinkman Photography Wedding Photographers

    The Team at Island Sound genuinely cares about their clients and work hard to deliver fun in a great atmosphere! Looking for a the best in DJ's, look no further than their award winning entertainment and emcee talent!

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