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About Total Events

Connecticut's # 1 Wedding Entertainment Professionals!

I'm Jay Raven, Connecticut's award winning wedding entertainment specialist and morning show radio host. At Total Events we plan & execute the finest wedding entertainment for your wedding ceremony and wedding reception! Industry recognized Total Events has Connecticut's best wedding dj's, beautiful wedding uplighting, exciting open air photo booth's, and provides professional event planning for your celebration! With over twenty years experience in radio entertainment and live events, and happy couples from successful weddings the last decade, ours is the one service that truly listens to your vision to make your dreams a reality on your special day.

Total Events is Wedding MBA Certified and has three staff members who have won the Hartford Advocate Reader's Poll!

If it's your wedding reception celebration, corporate function, or birthday event, it just has to be perfect. Let Total Events take the stress out of your wedding entertainment choice.

Wedding DJ's, Wedding Photo Tower rentals, Wedding LED Lighting, Wedding Planning.

For more information contact or 860.597.9808



Categories: Wedding DJ

Regions serviced: Hartford

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Total Events is a class act! From the day we met with Jay, we knew immediately his company had the knowledge and experience to get the crowd on their feet and keep the party dancing! We spoke with Jay and Matt our DJ a couple of times before the wedding to go through all the details and discuss the different genres of music we wanted to appeal to all the guests. Matt provided the perfect sound track for our special day, we couldn’t have been happier! These guys are funny, entertaining and extremely professional. Devin and Lexi ran the photo tower for our event. It was a huge hit, they brought along many props and all the photos in the album made for a fun guest book keepsake! We had an awesome experience with Total Events and you will too!

Profile Picture Kristyn, 11/25/17, 4 Reviews
Category: DJ
Services Used: Photobooth, Sound/PA System, Consultation, Do-Not-Play List, One Event Per Day

Stop wondering if Total Events is any good...They are the best!!! From first inquiring to after wedding is over, Total Events, Jay Raven and Dj Derek make it incredibly easy to plan your wedding without issues. Jay was always quick to respond to any questions we may have had and after talking to him a couple of times he put Dj Derek on as our Dj. I can not say enough about how great Dj Derek is, He showed up early, set up quickly and was very professional. The up lighting was great, made the room change colors and some cool pictures. The music was incredible. Everyone from my 80 year old father to my 20 year old niece commented on how great the music was. Dj Derek is amazing at playing music that everyone wants to hear, something I didn't think was possible. But he pulled it off with ease. Dj Derek went beyond being just a Dj with constantly checking with us to see if everything was going ok or if we needed anything. I could go on and on but just save yourself the time and stop looking for a Dj, up lighting or photo booth, just go to and book with Jay and Dj Derek now before someone else gets your date. You won't be disappointed!

Profile Picture mike, 8/14/17, 1 Review
Category: DJ

Jay was great to work with. From the initial contact he was always quick to reply and very helpful. We do not live in CT, but that was never a problem. Jay made it easy to discuss our event over the phone. Their website made it easy to select music we wanted in the months leading up to our wedding. On the day of the wedding Matt did a great job keeping everyone on the dance floor! Easy to work with, responsive, reasonably priced - a total win.

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Profile Picture Jane + Jon , 7/1/17, 3 Reviews
Category: DJ

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96 Meadowood Dr, Middletown, CT 06457   See On Map
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