People for the Ethical Treatment of DJs

Let me just say... Wedding planners, caterers, photographers, or any other bridal industry professionals do NOT have the right to regulate the PRICE of Mobile DJs. Venues do NOT have the right to decide which Mobile DJs can and cannot work. And PLEASE let them set up in the most advantageous spot for sound reinforcement and effectiveness — usually in close proximity to the dance floor. DJs might compete, but they do NOT have the right to tell other Mobile DJ professionals that they charge too much. Or that they are "ripping off" their clients. Nor do they have the [...]

December 11th, 2018|Personal|

Groomsmen Dance

Have you ever seen those dances on Youtube and wonder what they're like? How is this created? What goes into the dance? Who's responsible for making this all possible? Let's give you some background ... This was my son's wedding, May 20, 2017. Congratulations again to Tony & Claire! First, the client (bride/groom) must want to do something unique for their wedding. After all, it's their wedding day, right?! In this case, my son wanted to surprise his new wife (Claire) with a groomsmen dance. He had some songs in mind and wanted to choreograph a dance [...]

Trailer for Purrfect Occassions Entertainment

A Wedding DJ is more than just someone who mixes music.  Today, your DJ is also a Master of Ceremonies.  These responsibilities are tenfold what they were just a few years ago.  There are two reasons to choose me as your Wedding DJ. First, it's the Love Story.  Recorded messages that provide that emotional and romantic side you share.  While this is preplanned and pre-recorded, it sounds like you're talking to each other.  Tell her how you feel about her ... tell her what's in your heart. A second reason to choose me ... because it's me!  Let [...]

Indiana Bridal Spectacular

DJ Tony January 10, 2016 ... Brides and couples lined up at the Indiana Bridal Spectacular.  The event was held at the Century Center in South Bend Indiana.  Over 100 local businesses assembled to showcase their products and services to newly engaged couples. One couple found at the show was a father/daughter team.  Yes, that's my daughter and I, in our booth and having some fun with a fisheye camera too.  We greeted everyone as they came through the door, talking for nearly 5 hours straight. While many couples were gathering information about the local vendors, some [...]

January 17th, 2016|Venue|

Bridal Spectacular 2015

Bridal Spectacular 2015 Models The Bridal Spectacular is the longest running Bridal Show in the South Bend Indiana area.  Featured at the show, were over 100 vendors that displayed their products and services to newly engaged couples.  From wedding dresses and tuxedos to cupcakes, photo booths, DJ's and photographers, there was something for everyone. Two fashion shows engaged brides on the newest trends and fashions.  The stage was surrounded by chairs and onlookers.  Uplighting by Purrfect Occassions Entertainment created the focus in the room and helped the backdrop of the models and their attire.  Westley Leon Studios [...]

Brides Night Out

Brides Night Out will be hosted by Knollwood Country Club in Granger Indiana.  This is a FREE event for engaged brides in the South Bend Indiana area.  The Michiana Wedding Network will be there with many of the network members.  Engaged brides can visit with photographers, DJs, Florists, Cake Decorators and more! Knollwood Country Club is on a luscious golf course setting, with views that make the brides special day even more memorable.  This facility can host not only the wedding reception, but the ceremony, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers.  There are indoor and outdoor settings for the ceremony, [...]

Wedding Reception at St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church

St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church in South Bend Indiana, recently updated their decor, with chandeliers.  Purrfect Occassions DJ Service, caught this image while preparing for a wedding reception at this venue.  Also shown is uplighting, helping to set the mood for this wedding. Near the University of Notre Dame, and centrally located in the South Bend area, the space at St. Andrews Greek Orthodox Church, provides it's clients with many amenities, including easy handicap access, large reception space, and great cuisine served by Callahan's Catering.

Grill at the Greens debuts at South Bend Country Club

Mark & Laura McDonnell at the South Bend Country Club Mark McDonnell remembers first approaching South Bend Country Club board members about a catering idea about nine years ago. At that time, the 97-year-old private west-side club still handled its food and beverage operation in-house. It was common practice among member-only clubs. But this month, that common practice changed. And McDonnell is eager to explain how it expands his catering business. "Grill at the Greens" is the new member restaurant at South Bend Country Club that is operated by McDonnell and the LaSalle Grill. They are also now managing the poolside cafe, [...]

The Brick opens in South Bend Indiana

Owners, Becky & Corey Cressy have opened Michiana's newest banquet facility in South Bend Indiana.  Called "The Brick", it's history, design, and location, make it one of a kind in our area. Ten years ago, Becky & Corey were getting married.  They were in search of a venue that had rustic charm.  They even considered asking a farmer if they could use a barn for their reception.  They wanted what every bride and groom want for their wedding day ... to be unique and have their wedding be memorable for themselves and their guests. The Brick is the former [...]

10 Dirty Secrets You Should Know About The Wedding/Event DJ Before You Hire Them!

Beware of the DJ Company who tries to beat everyone’s price or offers you a dirt cheap price. Why? In the industry, he is referred to as a bottom feeder. He can not book weddings based on his performance so therefore he has to offer you the cheapest price in order to lure you in. Usually, you will get substandard services. Remember the old cliché; you get what you pay for. Why trust your wedding or event to someone who is a bottom feeder? Watch out for hidden fees. Ask about fees for lighting, wireless microphones, extra music, planning [...]

February 11th, 2013|South Bend Wedding|