43 Reviews for Lake Tahoe DJ
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DJ Ryan was wonderful! He's a true professional: detailed, timely, and on top of everything! We loved how planned out he was and creative with his music choices. He's also very fun and did a great job keeping our small wedding going until 11 pm. He is very popular, so please secure your spot as early as possible, we scooped him up 8 months before our wedding after he was highly recommended by our wedding venue.
I loved working with Ryan! He was responsive, receptive to our requests and flexible. He kept the party going and his laid back attitude were more than appreciated on the wedding day. I would definitely recommend him!
Ryan was the DJ for our 10/7/17 GarWoods wedding and made the entire process easy and managed the timing of our day brilliantly. He was flexible with getting our hora together at the last minute to accommodate the photographer, and kept the party going all night long. He fulfilled our requests to keep the wedding very "us" and did so with zero stress on our parts. We had a long list of requests and got most of them by the end of the night. I don't think you can go wrong with Ryan behind the table at your event!
Dylan Thomas with Lake Tahoe DJ did a phenomenal job at our wedding. Over just a few timely emails we were able to coordinate all the music without problems. We had several specific requests with songs starting a specific times and other independent artists but Dylan nailed the timing and did not skip a beat. He was very professional and open to all of our ideas. Thank you Lake Tahoe DJ for doing such a great job and helping us create a beautiful wedding day for our family and friends.
Ryan was absolutely wonderful to work with and did an amazing job for our wedding ceremony and reception in June. He sent comprehensive paperwork so we could outline our chosen songs for our wedding processionals, entrance, first dances, cake cutting, etc. He also gives the option to designate must/do not play songs to make sure he has all of your chosen songs in his library.
Day-of, Ryan took all of the stress off of us and helped keep our timeline moving smoothly. And when we got to the dance party, he played three hours of solid gold that kept the dance floor COMPLETELY PACKED until we had to shut the party down. A month later, we STILL have guests raving about that dance party... It was one for the books!
10/10 would ABSOLUTELY recommend to anyone looking for a DJ for their event! Courteous, professional, friendly, and a TOTAL pro. Thanks, Ryan!
Ryan was our DJ for our wedding reception on 6/3/17 and we are SO happy we booked him. We gave him a challenge - mix Bosnian music with American songs to keep the dance floor flowing - and he nailed it! We received many compliments on "the DJ" from our guests and are happy we chose Ryan for our big day.
Planning a Tahoe destination wedding, I based a lot of my vendor decisions on these reviews so I’m going spell out some of my likes and dislikes here in hopes that it helps someone else along the way. First off, Im giving DJ Ryan Palmer 3.4 stars because I was unhappy with the process leading up to the wedding day. I’d have given less stars for the process leading up and more stars for how the night actually went. We have a great group of family and friends who love a good dance party and that being said, we had a fabulous night. As for the process, the music selection and timeline was still haunting me up to the day before the wedding and I’d never expected the DJ to be something that was causing us stress! We had been saving a playlist off Apple Music and I sent the screen shots to Ryan so that he could get a feel for our taste. He then asked that instead of screen shots, that I type out my entire list (which he already had the photo of). My biggest upset came when he didn’t have the ceremony music we wanted to use. He gave me a few solutions of how to get him the music, unfortunately we tried converting files based on his needs (the music isn’t obscure and is on iTunes) but couldn’t get anything to work. Finally, the day before the wedding I asked him to simply buy the album. He did and then charged me the $7.99 which I thought was slightly ridiculous considering that he’s a DJ and having the music we request is part of the gig… and it was 8 dollars. That gave me a sour taste leading into the wedding day, but all went off without a hitch and we had a great night. Again, process and professionalism was lacking but the music and flow of the wedding itself was great.
We went through Lake Tahoe DJ, and had Dylan for our ceremony and reception DJ. Dylan was super responsive through email and great to chat with over the phone a couple times. He was awesome, we are super picky about wedding music (and music in general) we created a playlist for our reception and Dylan did a great job playing from that and everyone had a great time on the dance floor! There were no awkward mishaps from announcing names or sticking to our timeline. He had everything on point. We loved having Dylan as our DJ!
If he's available, book him!! Ryan DJ'd our wedding at Heavenly Lakeview Lodge in September. He was extremely organized in that he had worksheets for us to fill out with song recommendations. We requested a song that we found from youtube and Ryan had no problem playing that for our processional and recessional song and it sounded great! He nailed the song choices during dinner and cocktail hour to set the correct mood. During the dance party, people couldn't leave the dance floor! I had people tell me they'd never dance that much in their life or they were so tired of dancing but couldn't stop because the music was too good! I highly recommend him!
Ryan was amazing for our Lake Tahoe wedding. We arranged everything with him over email and Skype, and met him on our wedding day. At first this made me a little nervous but I quickly realized I was in professional hands and he would make sure everything went smoothly. He sent us a wealth of material that helped us select our songs, decide what musical events we wanted in our wedding/reception, and had us list out the timing. We then went over this list over Skype so we were all on the same page. On the day-of he coordinate with the officiant regarding the mic. Highly recommend!! You will be in good hands and not have to worry about anything.
Having Ryan as the DJ/MC for our wedding was the best decision we made!! Not only did Ryan keep the partying going and the dance floor full all night long, he went above and beyond acting as a coordinator and kept us on schedule with our timeline the entire night. Everyone loved him and weeks following our wedding, our family and friends are still continuing to rave about what an awesome DJ & MC Ryan was. I honestly do not know how our wedding would have gone so smoothly without him and we are so so grateful that he was the DJ for our wedding!
Ryan Palmer with Lake Tahoe DJ was even better than I would have dreamed! He played awesome music and kept all of our guests dancing until the bitter end. He took all of our music tastes and blended them in very well throughout the night. I highly recommend that anyone hiring Ryan also has him do the music for the ceremony too. His timing was impeccable and everything turned out great!
Well worth the money. Especially for those without wedding planners. Played the right music and even the most discerning of guests complimented the selection. Thanks Dylan!
Ryan really is the best at what he does. We had so many of our guests come up and tell us how awesome the music selection was. He is a great announcer/MC as well. He flowed with the changes during our night, was a breeze to work with, and made everything easy as can be day-of. Highly, highly recommend Ryan/Lake Tahoe DJ.
We worked with Ryan, from Lake Tahoe DJ and he was nothing short of amazing! We only met with him one time, but that was all we needed. His attention to detail, flexibility/communication throughout the planning process and laid back attitude was really wonderful, which in turn made us stress out about one less thing in the wedding planning process. He was punctual, dressed appropriate for the setting and had everything set up just as we discussed. As we transitioned from ceremony to reception, everything was right on schedule, and we never missed a beat. Once the party/dancing started, everyone was on the dance floor until the lights came on (no one wanted to leave)! I have had several of my friends and family come to us and say that this was one of the best weddings they have ever been to, and a large part of the credit goes to Ryan and his services. We would HIGHLY recommend him to anyone! Thank you for making our day great Ryan!
Ryan did an amazing job for both the ceremony and reception. He was very responsive to our requests, managed to stay on top of our selections for the ceremony and the timing of each, worked with our soloist to provide the perfect accompaniment, and did a great job despite the wind for the ceremony. The reception rocked! Ryan read the crowd and kept the party going! We had an absolutely wonderful time and so did our guests!
We were so happy with Ryan's DJ services at our wedding. He was super friendly, flexible and accommodating and we love that he really stuck to our 'preferred songs' and 'no play' lists. With his DJing and MCing the wedding went off without a hitch!
Very easy to work with and amenable to last minute changes and helped things flow throughout the night.
We were so happy we chose Lake Tahoe DJ for our wedding! Our DJ, Dylan Thomas, was wonderful. He was personable, he helped us select music for the ceremony, the different dances, the dinner, and the dancing. He also offered suggestions for song selections when we didn't know what to choose. He was flexible when it ended up raining unexpectedly, and we had to move the ceremony to a different place on site. He also got a great vibe of the crowd, to ensure the dancefloor was packed! Thank you Dylan, you made our wedding so fun!
These guys are amazing! We worked with Dylan. He was super friendly and professional, he's got a great set-up. Dylan created a great ambiance during dinner and he got the party started and kept it going until end of night. Thanks for an amazing experience. Highly recommended.
Ryan Palmer is Awesome! He's organized, professional, fun and he did an excellent job at our wedding. We honestly couldn't have asked for a better DJ. He kept the wedding on schedule, communicated with us the whole time and made sure everyone had a blast. He's positive, upbeat and has a great personality. He played every song we requested and did everything he said he would do. For those of you looking for a DJ in this area, you can't go wrong by choosing Ryan. Thank you Ryan for the incredible job you did!
We just had our wedding up at High Camp in Squaw Valley and Ryan was our DJ. All along the process he was so responsive and organized. I love that! He helped me organize the entire ceremony and reception to ensure it flowed smoothly. Also, his music style was perfect. He knew how to adapt to the crowd depending on the mood. The cocktail hour was perfect with great dinner music then it came to dancing. I don't think I ever sat down! It was perfect because we had a lot of teenagers out there instead of the older folks so he knew exactly what to play to keep them dancing. I would highly recommend Ryan!!! Great DJ and memorable night.
We had the pleasure of working with Dylan for our July wedding. He was fantastic with the initial conversation and all the follow up questions and concerns. He showed up on time, set up, and did a great job of DJ'ing our wedding day.. I'd highly recommend him and appreciated the professionalism and personalization he gave our wedding day!
Ryan was amazing to work with through the whole process. He is extremely organized and sent us a very thorough itinerary for the reception. We were able to pick and choose what kinds of traditions activities etc. that we wanted and our reception. He also did an incredible job as an MC, keeping the night on schedule and flowing nicely. We may be biased but many of our friends told us it was the most fun wedding ever, much of that credit goes to Ryan's DJ abilities.
Ryan kept the party going strong all night - the dance floor was as full at the end as it was at the beginning. And he was great at mixing it up - we had lots of different ages of people at our wedding, and he knew how to mix in songs everyone could dance to. He got the introductions and pronunciations spot on, and just in general was completely on top of everything. Highly recommend!! Thank you Ryan!!