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4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 5.0

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    Brent Lopez · Married on 10/05/2019

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    Amazing memories

    You can’t go wrong with Michael. We had the best time on the dance floor. He took the time to get to know us, we sent him music we liked, and he did the rest! People loved it!

    Sent on 10/08/2019
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    E.G. · Married on 09/21/2019

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    Wonderful DJ - absolutely recommend!

    We loved working with Ed and the team at O'Dea Entertainment. From our first call, we were at ease that Ed understood what we wanted for our wedding. The day of, he was all set early and everything went perfectly. Our dance floor was never empty and the only times we weren't dancing was because we *had* to take a break! Ed was accommodating of everything we envisioned and so flexible with requests. He was fabulous and made our day great!

    Sent on 10/03/2019

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Ed enjoyed playing for your wedding at River Roast he had a good time. Thank you for your comments Much happiness.
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    Stacey Hall · Married on 09/13/2019

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    Wedding perfection! Best dj ever!

    If you are looking to have the MOST FUN wedding on the face of the Earth, look no further! O'Dea Entertainment is the BEST in the business. I am a professional Event Manager so selecting a DJ for our wedding was an incredibly important to us. We had 275 guests and they NEVER left the dance floor. Even for the slow songs! They are THAT AMAZING!!! O'Dea also came to the rescue to provide a microphone and DJ services for our ceremony which added SO much love and wonderment to the service. They were a partner in every way possible. Whether you are working with Mike or Ed or both, they are a DREAM COME TRUE! We are still glowing from our wedding experience thanks to O'Dea Entertainment!

    Sent on 09/17/2019
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    Casey Scherrer · Married on 08/10/2019

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    Best dj ever

    O’Dea Entertainment was an absolute pleasure to work with! We hired them for our Colorado wedding this August and they made the entire evening so enjoyable and fun. During our wedding ceremony, an unforeseen mountain rainstorm opened up on us, and we had to move under the tent. This actually ended up being one of our most favorite parts of the day, and O’Dea Entertainment went above and beyond during the transition to make sure we had what we needed. I found out after the fact that they even assisted our harpist with moving her equipment inside as well. We LOVED having Mike as our MC and DJ! Mike’s energy and professionalism is exactly what we wanted on our wedding day. The O’Dea team did an amazing job of learning all about our favorite music genres and songs, and we heard every song we were hoping to hear! Our guests stayed on the dance floor all night until the venue shut down, and everyone had a wonderful time. We literally had a guest say on his way out, “This is the best day of my life!” as he headed toward the shuttle. I highly recommend O’Dea Entertainment for couples that have some special or unique things in mind for their event. We had several things planned such as a father daughter game of catch, a dance performance, anniversary dances, etc. and Mike did an amazing job of making everything flow smoothly. We are forever grateful for O’Dea Entertainment making their way from Chicago to Colorado to DJ our wedding and party with us! They made the experience so much fun, so enjoyable, and so memorable. Thank you, O’Dea Entertainment! We love you, Mike, Rebecca, Clara, and Ed!

    Sent on 09/17/2019
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    Brian · Married on 05/18/2019

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    O’Dea helped make our wedding reception a wonderful experience!

    O’Dea was helpful and responsive as we planned our wedding reception. The music was just what we requested and O’Dea was very professional.

    Sent on 05/28/2019
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    Amy Bodenheimer · Married on 04/27/2019

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    Great DJ Team

    We have worked with Michael several times for different occasions. He was the DJ for my Bat Mitzvah and also was our wedding DJ last night. Once again, the entire crowd loved the music and energy provided from Michael!

    Sent on 04/28/2019

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Hi Amy and Erick, it was Michael's pleasure to play at your wedding. He was pleased that after all these years you asked him back. Wishing you much happiness.
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    Debbie Sota · Married on 04/27/2019

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    O’Dea Entertainment was the best decision!

    Ed was fantastic! He took the time to get to know us — our likes and dislikes and met with us face-to-face along with a few follow-up conversations to make sure he had every detail accurate for our wedding ceremony and receptions. His professional demeanor, fun personality and dedication to making sure we had the best play list for the ceremony, cocktail reception and wedding reception was greatly appreciated. He managed to seamlessly integrate, 70s, 80s, 90s and country music. We could not have picked a better DJ than Ed. He kept the dance floor full the entire evening, we would have danced all night long if the venue allowed us! We would highly recommend O’Dea Entertainment/Ed for any event you plan. Thank you again to Clara for helping manage from beginning to end and to Ed for an amazing wedding experience.

    Sent on 05/02/2019

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you for your comments, Ed Really enjoyed playing at your wedding on April 27, 2019 at London House. Wishing you much happiness.
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    Gina · Married on 10/06/2018

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    We had so much fun dancing all night long thanks to O’Dea! Ed was awesome to work with and very accommodating! My feet still hurt ;)

    Sent on 10/09/2018
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    Roselyn · Married on 09/08/2018

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    Michael was THE BEST! He was flexible, adaptable, easy with the crowds, and played great music. Communicating with him was extremely easy and the wedding was stress free from start to finish

    Sent on 10/08/2018
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    Scott · Married on 09/01/2018

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    O'Dea entertainment was incredible! Michael made our day so special. He kept the dance floor full and the speeches on time! He even provided me (The Groom) with a spotlight for his speech. He was amazing, and I highly recommend him!

    Sent on 09/04/2018

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you for your comment, Michael really enjoyed playing at your wedding at the Palmer House. Much happiness.
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    Angela · Married on 09/01/2018

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    Michael was amazing! He kept the wedding flowing with fun! He was so flexible and really helped us have a great time and took away a bunch of our stress by being so organized. We highly recommend!

    Sent on 09/16/2018

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Michael enjoyed working with Suzane Halaska your consultant. Palmer house is a beautiful venue. We appreciate your comments. Wishing you much happiness
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    Sara · Married on 08/17/2018

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    Ed was fantastic! We told him that we were children of the 90s and country fans and he did not disappoint! Did not even give him a specific play list - he's that good. We had so many compliments on the DJ. Highly recommend!!!

    Sent on 08/21/2018
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    David · Married on 08/11/2018

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    Mike listened to all of our requests and fulfilled all of them. Would highly recommend!!

    Sent on 08/20/2018
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    Daria · Married on 08/05/2018

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    Ed O’Dea was our DJ and I couldn’t have asked for a better person for the job. He kept things moving along right on schedule and kept people dancing and having fun. He read the room and played music the entire group enjoyed. Everyone who came commented on how fun it was. Ed made sure to get to know us as people and he even had helpful suggestions along the way (as we are new to this). The day went smoothly and the only problem was that I didn’t want it to end. I would highly recommend O’Dea Entertainment. Thank you, Ed!!

    Sent on 08/13/2018
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    Kevin · Married on 08/05/2018

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    We were absolutely thrilled with the level of service and professionalism O'Dea Entertainment showed us on our special day. They have been in business for a long time and it shows. We highly recommend this vendor.

    Sent on 08/22/2018

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you for your comments, Ed enjoyed playing at your wedding.
    Much happiness to both you and Daria
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    Jessica · Married on 07/07/2018

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    Best DJ in town. They really made our day special. Very professional and fun. Great mix of music and awesome personality. We highly recommend them.

    Sent on 08/29/2018
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    Zachary Nicolaou · Married on 06/09/2018

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    Great wedding DJ

    We asked O'Dea for a DJ for our wedding, and they connected us with DJ Dave Stripling. Dave was great! He helped us plan our ceremony and reception with thorough (and fun) discussions over Skype in the months before the event. He gathered music from our suggestions and sought input on the format. On the day, he came early and set up professionally. After the ceremony, he did great entrance introductions for the bridal party, and he emceed our shoe game (which he suggested and was a hit). He added personalized touches to the emceeing that we appreciated. Everyone was dancing after dinner, and he kept it up past the time we had scheduled. His music selection matched our requests, and he kept things interesting too. We highly recommend!

    Sent on 03/27/2019
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    Kate · Married on 05/04/2018

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    Michael was great to work with! He played the songs we requested and was professional and friendly. I would use him again.

    Sent on 05/16/2018
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    Jennifer · Married on 04/28/2018

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    Ed was fantastic!!! We received numerous comments from our guests that Ed played the right music at the right time and at the right volume. We appreciated how serious Ed took our event and wanted to make sure everything was perfect, and it was. We would 100% recommend Ed to any future couple!

    Sent on 04/30/2018

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    We appreciate you comments, Ed enjoyed playing at your wedding at River Roast
    Wishing you much happiness
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    Devin · Married on 04/28/2018

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    My husband and I have a very strong opinion when it comes to music and O'Dea definitely delivered above and beyond our expectations. We knew right from our initial meeting that we were in good hands with O'Dea. We described our taste in music and that we wanted a music festival vibe for our wedding with a everything from Metallica to Cardi B to Andra Day to RL Grime. Mike and his team had the most insane mix of songs for us and kept the dance floor grooving all night long. I want to especially thank them for the impeccable timing of playing Cradle of Love. I had noted that I wanted the song played because my dad named me after the girl in the video and left the rest up to them. Mike played it right after my dad's speech and it could not have been more perfect. Our guests haven't stopped raving about the music and DJ. Our wedding wouldn't have been so amazing without them!

    Sent on 05/07/2018
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    Alessandra · Married on 11/18/2017

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    Ed was a fantastic DJ at our wedding (Salvatore's in Chicago, November 2017) and we couldn't have been more pleased! From our first meeting with him we were at ease and knew we were in the hands of a professional. He welcomed our input but also had a great vision on how to make the many moving parts of a wedding reception flow seamlessly from one to the next. Ed did a great job of reading the room and keeping the dance floor busy all night - many guests remarked to us how much they enjoyed the music and the dancing. We would highly recommend Ed to anyone looking for a DJ for their wedding or any other occasion.

    Sent on 11/24/2017

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Thank you for your comments, appreciate that. Ed, said it was a pleasure playing at your wedding. Wishing you much happiness.
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    Matilde · Married on 11/11/2017

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    Ed was the prefect DJ for our wedding! He even helped me figure out the best timeline for the reception! He was so professional, attentive, kept my guests dancing and the party going. Overall, he’s great and we are so happy we chose him as our DJ!

    Sent on 11/15/2017

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Thanks a lot for having us as your Dj service, Ed really enjoyed playing at your wedding. Wishing you and Emilio much happiness
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    Mike · Married on 11/04/2017

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    Michael and Clara were awesome to work with. They really listened to what our tastes were and catered to them while still reading the crowd. They were extremely and also very professional al. Would recommend them to anyone!

    Sent on 11/07/2017
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    Danielle · Married on 10/14/2017

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    Ed's music selection was phenomenal and the timing was spot on. Thanks so much for making our day even more memorable. We had the best time, and our guests did too!

    Sent on 10/27/2017

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    Ed really enjoyed playing at your wedding, you had a fun group and they loved to dance. Wishing you and Fred much happiness. We appreciate your comments.
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    Brittany · Married on 10/06/2017

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    Use them. Played what I asked the dance floor was full the whole night. Dj was very nice worked well with coordinator. Communication was on point. Thanks Ed!

    Sent on 10/08/2017

    O'Dea Entertainment's reply:

    We appreciate your taking time to comment on your wedding at Harbor Banks Winery. Ed really enjoyed working with you and Linda was very helpful.
    Wishing you and Brian much happiness

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