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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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    Erin · Married on 07/16/2016

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    Chris is amazing to work with! He does his best to make it a very special night for not only the bride and groom but everyone at the reception! Chris knows how to make the night incredibly fun! I would have never thought to have the bridal party compete for a prize when they get introduced, and Chris suggested it. It was one of the major highlights of the night! The bridal party got very into it and it got the crowd ready to start a party! Chris knows how to read the crowd and keep everyone dancing al night! We would highly recommend Chris to anyone!

    Sent on 07/26/2016
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    Kelli · Married on 06/18/2016

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    Chris was wonderful! He kept our guests out on the dance floor and everyone had a fun time! We gave him almost complete control with the song choices, only choosing first dance songs, and he did an amazing job keeping a fun atmosphere. Would totally recommend!

    Sent on 06/25/2016
  • User5449387 · 2+ years ago

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    Chris was amazing from the first second we met him. He understood exactly what we were looking for. He was very professional in all of our meetings and gave great suggestions for music. We didn't know exactly what we wanted for cocktail hour or dinner music, but Chris gave us lots of suggestions. He provided our ceremony music along with the reception. The reception was awesome. He played everything we wanted plus much more. He took requests but didn't allow the music to go too far outside of what we had wanted. All of our guests loved him! There were many people that spent the whole night on the dance floor and many that only left to run to the bar!

    Chris was is fun, professional, and just an all round awesome guy! If you're looking for a DJ that is going to keep the party going all night he is your guy!

    Sent on 06/20/2016
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    Pete · Married on 06/04/2016

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    Chris did a fantastic job with our wedding. Music was great all night and the dance floor was filled. Chris also did the music for our ceremony and it was perfect. Highly recommend Chris as your DJ!

    Sent on 06/14/2016
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    Nick · Married on 05/28/2016

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    If you're looking for a good time and a great DJ, look no further DJ Chris Hollister Will make your special day even more special. From the very first phone call to Chris till the end of the night on our wedding day in May Chris made us feel very important and just wanted to help us celebrate the one day we were looking forward to for months. Could not be any happier with Chris Hollister, awesome job and don't hesitate he books up fast.

    Sent on 06/14/2016
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    Heather · Married on 05/14/2016

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    Chris is absolutely the BEST!! Since our wedding we have received an abundant of compliments about the AWESOME DJ! Chris has been incredibly easy to work with and easily accessible through email, phone, etc. He is very attentive and responsive. We love a LARGE VARIETY of music and Chris was able to incorporate our requests into an AMAZING mix. Our guests danced to everything and the DANCE FLOOR WAS PACKED literally all night!! Guests of all ages were up dancing and everyone had a blast. Chris also did the music for our ceremony and was able to accommodate my requests without a problem. If you are looking for a DJ.. Chris is it without a doubt!!!

    Sent on 06/03/2016
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    Jaimie · Married on 04/30/2016

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    DJ Chris Hollister was absolutely amazing! He was so easy to work with. Chris went above and beyond (in many ways) to make sure our wedding day went absolutely perfect and it did! We had a packed dance floor all night long. Our guests have been raving about the music, the overall vibe, and the energy that filled the room all night... Chris was definitely responsible for that. I would highly recommend him to any future couple that is looking for someone to read the crowd and keep guest of all ages on the dancefloor. Thank you Chris for an amazing, unforgettable night! Oh and as an added bonus, Chris also provided a handful of pictures of some special moments and a short highlight video of us dancing with our guests :) We cannot say enough good things about him.

    Sent on 05/01/2016
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    Kelsey and Donny · Married on 04/23/2016

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    We loved having Chris as our DJ. He really took the time to get to know us and listened to what we really wanted beforehand. Chris did an amazing job mixing up old and new hits to keep everyone dancing the entire night. From start to finish, our dance floor was bumping. We both loved working with him and would highly recommend him to everyone planning a wedding or any event!

    Sent on 05/09/2016

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much Kelsey & Donnie for taking the time out to leave me a review. I really enjoyed meeting you both and I had a BLAST at your wedding. It was one big dance party, (which is the way I like it). Thank you both soon much for asking me to be a part of such an awesome celebration. I wish you both the best in your lives together.
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    Kelly · Married on 03/19/2016

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    As a fellow wedding vendor working with a lot of DJ, I can't say enough good things about Chris! A true professional in this industry, very responsive, organized and fun! With 20+ years of experience as a DJ, Chris can accommodate any request, style, ambiance. For any music needs, I truly recommend Chris Hollister!

    Sent on 10/18/2017
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    Kate · Married on 11/14/2015

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    Chris was THE BEST choice for our wedding DJ! He really took the time to understand our taste in music as a couple and the entire ceremony/cocktail hour/reception reflected that. We got so many compliments on the music and according to one guest, she "had never seen such a consistently packed dance floor at a wedding." It's true! In the pictures, nobody is sitting down; they're all out dancing!

    Chris did a great job of deflecting requests that we didn't want played and making everyone have an all around wonderful time. As the bride and groom, he made sure we were happy, that we ate and we heard every song we wanted to by the end of the night. He was an absolute delight to work with!

    Sent on 11/19/2015
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    Kelly · Married on 10/31/2015

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    Chris kept the dance floor packed all night, with everyone out of their seats, young and old. We had a blast, as did all our guests!! Chris was great and professional from our first conversation, and handled all our special requests. From keeping the father-daughter dance a surprise for the Bride, and handling original songs, Chris was happy to participate in the wedding fun. His lighting options, and the pictures and video he shot as a special bonus were fantastic! I would definitely use Chris again, and I highly recommend him for your wedding!

    Sent on 11/15/2015
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    LAURA · Married on 10/24/2015

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    My husband and I were so happy we chose Chris for our wedding. He listened to our requests including non-conventional ones (like playing Jurassic Park theme song for our introduction), suggested great ideas (like playing the shoe game), and keep the party going. He also asked me throughout the night if everything was going well and if I needed anything from him. My guests loved the music he played. His price was also the most reasonable compared to other vendors we researched.
    One thing to note, we choose to do our uplighting with Chris instead of through our venue. It was strangely one of our most stressful decisions but one of our best ideas. We choose to do purple uplights and it made our dance floor light up beautifully.

    Sent on 11/14/2015
  • User4729425 · 2+ years ago

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    Thank you, Chris!!! From the moment I booked you for our October 11 wedding at the Lodge on Echo Lake, you made everything easy, fun and seamless. You were extremely responsive throughout the entire process (including calming me down and telling me not to stress as the event got closer). At the reception, you made sure to get the crowd up and moving and played all of our favorite tunes. THANK YOU AGAIN! We highly recommend you to anyone looking for a DJ for their upcoming wedding!

    Sent on 10/22/2015
  • User5560582 · 2+ years ago

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    Chris was so great as our wedding DJ! He had everybody dancing all night and we had a great mix of music to appeal to the older and younger generations and keep everyone energized. The night was flawless and what stands out most is how quickly it flew by. We couldn't believe it when it was time to go! It's cliche, but time certainly does fly when you are having fun, and we had the time of our lives. It was truly the most perfect day, and Chris did a wonderful job making all that happen; we didn't have to worry about a thing. He is a true pro!

    Sent on 10/26/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you for the awesome review Megan & Derek! I had a blast with you all! Thank you so much for having me as your DJ!
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    Jacqueline · Married on 09/27/2015

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    Chris is wonderful! We had a wide age range of guests for our Sunday wedding, but he got everyone dancing! He played the songs we requested, but it was really his ability to read a crowd that compelled everyone to get up and dance. We had a blast!!! His fee was completely fair, especially for the quality of service he provides. We highly recommend Chris to any couple who wants a fun, energized wedding reception! Thank you, Chris!!!!

    Sent on 09/29/2015
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    Anna · Married on 09/26/2015

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    Chris did an excellent job at our wedding. We got great feedback from our guests about the music. One of the best things for me was that he pronounced everyone's name perfectly during the introductions! No small feat. He wasn't over the top or trying to make our wedding like a night club which is what we wanted. He also did a perfect job at queuing up our recessional song at the right time (we had given him a very specific request to come into the song at :34, which he did! ha). Chris was very flexible with meeting times and locations, and we always felt really at ease when we would meet with him to plan. Overall Chris helped our wedding go really smoothly!!

    Sent on 10/05/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much for the awesome review Anna Rossi & Ryan Rossi. It was a pleasure to be a part of such an amazing day! You guys were so much fun!
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    Nicole · Married on 09/19/2015

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    If you are looking for an exceptional DJ for your wedding, Chris Hollister is your man! When my husband and I first talked with Chris over the phone to set up an initial meeting, we knew we were going to choose him before we even met him. His personality is one of a kind. We immediately felt a connection with him and knew he was going to provide us with the perfect DJ service for our wedding day - which he absolutely delivered! Chris always provided immediate responses to emails or phone calls, was very flexible with meeting times, and, even though we met with him a year before our wedding, he kept in touch with us throughout the months leading up to our big day. He was open to our musical likes/dislikes and had great suggestions for ceremony music and cocktail hour. He also did an excellent job reading the crowd on the dance floor the day of the wedding to play songs that kept the dance floor full all night long! He was always professional, fun, and friendly and we felt like we had our friend behind the turn-tables all night! He took the time to really get to know us as a couple and we felt like he was truly excited to be there on our wedding day and help us have the perfect day! He doesn't just want to be your DJ for the day, he wants to be a trusted friend that you can count on to help you live out your dream wedding. He goes above and beyond and he is truly invested in his work and the couples that he works with. He even takes pictures to help capture your day! :-) The ballroom also looked amazing with his up lighting and the lighted monogram was the perfect touch! I could go on and on about Chris Hollister and his service. He is outstanding and my husband and I VERY highly recommend him!!! You will NOT be disappointed!! :-)
    - Todd & Nicole

    Sent on 10/08/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much for the kind words Nicole & Todd! I LOVED you both from the first time we met and I was so happy to have a part in your wedding day. You are such an awesome couple, I loved seeing you both with huge smiles all day! Yours will be one wedding that I will remember forever! I hope to see you both again soon!
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    Karen and Joe · Married on 09/12/2015

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    We cannot say enough great things about Chris. He made our wedding the ultimate party that we were looking to have.
    He was super professional, extremely nice, and really fun to work with.
    He would check in periodically throughout the night to see to give us updates and get our opinions on what we should do next.
    He really was the glue of our reception and we cannot imagine using anyone else.
    You rock Chris! Thank you!

    Sent on 09/28/2015
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    Jennifer · Married on 09/10/2015

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    Chris did an amazing job at our wedding! He made our wedding unforgettable! Chris is extremely professional and goes the extra mile to make your wedding special. All of our guests are still talking about the great time they had at our wedding. He does a fantastic job getting people on the dance floor! In fact, he made sure our three year old son got to dance to his favorite song at our wedding. Also, we were in and out tending to our son and missed out on some of the dancing. Chris played an extra two songs for us when we returned although his time was up! We were so grateful to be able to dance with our guests. After our photographer left, Chris took pictures of all of our guests on the dance floor! We will always treasure those pictures. The bottom line-Chris will exceed all of your expectations. If you choose another DJ- you truly are missing out!

    Sent on 09/28/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review Jen & Donald! It was a pleasure to meet you both and your friends and familyI had such a great time at your "Thursday Night Wedding"! Maybe you will start a new wedding trend!
    #thursdaynightweddings
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    Kimberly · Married on 09/06/2015

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    Chris Hollister was fantastic! He was flexible/accommodating and willing to listen to our ideas. His experience and professionalism was evident, which made for a smooth day! We highly recommend him to anyone looking to make their special day/event memorable! Added bonus: he took some awesome pictures, joined everyone on the dance floor, and kept the energy alive the entire time!

    Sent on 09/14/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much for the wonderful review Kim & Jeremy! I had such a great time meeting you and celebrating with you on your gorgeous wedding day! It was an honor to be a part of such a special day!
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    Dean · Married on 09/05/2015

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    You can't go wrong with Chris, he was great in every way! He provided music before the ceremony and had all our guests dancing the night away. Everyone had a great time and raved about how good he was! We are so glad that we picked Chris as our DJ and you will also!

    Sent on 09/07/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much Dean and Ashley. It was awesome meeting you and Sky & Aubrey! What a great family you guys have. You had such a beautiful day...it was perfect. I enjoyed your wedding as much as you all did., Thank you all for being to easy to work with, you guys Rock!
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    Catherine · Married on 09/04/2015

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    Where do I begin! Chris was absolutely amazing and really knows how to get the party started! From the moment we met Chris we knew he was the one for our wedding. I had no worries about our wedding day I knew it was going to be a great night! And he blew us away! Everyone was on the dance floor all night! People are still talking about how much fun they had at our wedding dancing! Thank you Chris for an unforgettable night.

    Sent on 09/28/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much Cathy & Jake! I had an absolute BLAST at your wedding! You guys were so much fun! Thank you so much for having me as your DJ!
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    Tiffany · Married on 08/29/2015

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    Chris did an AMAZING job at our wedding yesterday. Our families have not stopped raving about how much fun they had, and that it was the best wedding that they had ever been to. Chris heard what it was that my husband and I envisioned our wedding day to be like, and made it our reality. The ceremony music was perfect, as was cocktail hour and the reception. Chris did everything he could to accommodate us with our musical needs. At the end of the evening, we had 3 hours left for dancing, and all 3 hours were used to the fullest. The dance floor was not empty once, and this is what we wanted. Thank you Chris for making our special day so magical. It is definitely a day we will remember forever!!

    Sent on 08/30/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much Tiffany and Chad! You guys certainly brought the dancers to the Party! And you and your girls did an amazing job with your rap to "Whatta Man"! I am so glad that you all enjoyed yourselves! I can't wait to see the pictures!
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    vanessa · Married on 08/15/2015

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    Chris was an amazing addition to our wedding. From the very first phone conversation to the night of the event, Chris went above and beyond to make sure that our day was perfect and everything that we wanted it to be. We connected immediately and my husband and I both enjoyed our time brainstorming with Chris in the weeks leading up to the event. He reached out to me to schedule the meetings which was nice and he compiled all of our our wishes into an organized, succinct document so that we knew what to expect. He understood and respected our style and music choices and was able to improvise based upon the ideas that we provided to him. Also, we did not book a videographer, so we will always cherish the videos that Chris took for us during the event. He made sure that everyone had a great time so that we could just relax and dance the night away knowing that our event was in the hands of a talented professional. Our wedding day would not have been the same without Chris, so we highly recommend him to any type of couple, as Chris is willing to make the day what you want it to be. Thank you so much Chris. Ice Ice Baby!

    -Vanessa & Rikki

    Sent on 08/25/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much for the kind words Vanessa & Rikki! I cannot thank you enough for having me be a part of your Epic Party. The folks at the reception were so happy to celebrate with you. It was amazing to see and hear! From first introduction to the final dance, your crowd rocked! It was a pleasure to be a part of such an awesome celebration! Thank YOU!
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    Corie · Married on 08/14/2015

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    Chris is a breath of fresh air. I, of course, loaded him up with specific directions to coordinate with our choreographed dance and never once worried about reminding him. Chris played songs we wanted to hear and also took requests from our guests (at our request). Chris read our audience and played to them. Our guests had a BLAST and as a result, Chris was hired for an additional half hour and kept the party rocking........ which could have continued for another three hours! Chris is passionate and dedicated to his business and truly helps transform your party into a memorable event. Prior to our wedding, we met with Chris for a planning meeting and then again when we were only a few weeks from our wedding. Chris is always available to answer questions and give you advice, tips, and examples of what other couples have done in the past. Chris is fun, affordable, professional, and knows how to get a party going! We highly recommend Chris to anyone.

    Sent on 08/30/2015

    Hollister Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you so much Corie & Dan, you are such an awesome couple! It was a pleasure to be a part of your big day! You guys killed your choreographed first dance and the "line dancers" were on the floor all night! Who knew you could line dance to Maroon 5!

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