wedding is going to be one of the most important days of your life!
That’s why you need Dave Salonia Productions to do it right.
Having performed at over
1200 weddings in CT, MA and NY since 1985, we have the experience
and musical knowledge to expertly weave your requests into a seamless
program for non-stop fun and enjoyment! For this reason, Dave Salonia
has become one of the most-requested wedding DJs in the Connecticut
courtesy J. Fiereck Photography
Own Director of Wedding Entertainment!
the MC, Dave will direct and coordinate every aspect of your wedding
ceremony and reception from guest arrival to the last dance and
farewells. Introductions, special activities, requests, and announcements
are handled with the highest degree of perfection and attention
to detail that only a former radio disc jockey can provide. This
includes coordination of all activities with the banquet manager
and photographers. You will be provided convenient wedding ceremony
and reception templates that will easily guide you through every
aspect of your wedding program including ceremony, reception and
Salonia Productions uses only state-of-the-art professional sound
equipment. The sound system and volume levels are tailored to the
size of the room and number of guests. A complete backup system
is brought to your event to insure that your program will continue
with no glitches or interruptions. Wireless speaker systems
are available for broadcasting music into remote areas such as the
facility’s foyer or outdoors during cocktail hour. The wireless
speakers are especially useful when the guest seating is broken
up into different areas or separated by adjoining rooms.
professional DJ needs to consider emergency backups in case something
unexpected happens. Dave Salonia promises to bring a complete sound
system (not just a spare speaker or amp) to your event so that your
program will not be interrupted by “technical difficulties”.
In the unlikely event of accident or illness, Dave Salonia Productions
is backed by an emergency team of professional disc jockeys through
the American Disc Jockey Association (ADJA).
beach ceremonies and remote locations, we provide a portable, quiet
that can supply the needed power for music and vocals amplification.
Sound System & Music Programming!
has become quite common for the bride and groom to be married at
facility. Therefore, we have developed a special package for your
ceremony. A separate sound system for ceremony music is available,
professional-quality hand-held, stand-up, and Lavalier wireless
microphones and sound system will insure that all of your guests
will be able to
hear the wedding ceremony, music and vows. You can select your music
vast, 50,000 song database to create a personal touch that will
make your ceremony
unique and romantic. Or we can help you with music suggestions from
Consultation & Guidance!
of our clients are getting married for the first time and aren’t
sure of all the formalities and details that go into planning a
flawless wedding ceremony and reception. Therefore we provide, in
addition to the initial meeting, a face-to-face final review with
Dave. At the final review, we will go over all the necessary details
to ensure that your wedding will be fun, memorable, classy and most
of all, stress-free. Additional planning tips and free advice are
available through our on-line Blog page. Of course, Dave is always
available to answer your questions via email or telephone.
On-Line Planning & Music Selection!
Salonia Productions now offers a convenient on-line planning and
music selection system that will give you ideas on how to customize
your reception to your
tastes. The system is available 24/7 through our website. Upon booking,
you will be given a password to access the system. Upon login, you
simply complete the needed information for the ceremony and reception.
Then, you can prepare a custom song list by listening to samples
of the songs and checking off if they are a must play , play if
possible , or do not play. We want to know, not only your musical
likes, but also your dislikes. Once all your information is submitted,
we will call you (about 30 days prior to the wedding) to make an
appointment for a final
face-to-face review with Dave to discuss all the pertinent details.
That’s it! We’ll take care of the rest so you can relax
and enjoy your special day!
Always professional, never cheesy, silly or outrageous, Dave gears
his energy level to your tastes. From laid-back to very interactive,
Dave has the flexibility to provide just the right amount of energy
to get the party going without stealing the show away from you!
You can select the energy level that you want from Dave and he will
deliver. This includes line dances, audience participation and props.
If you want it, we can provide it!
Floor Lighting, Architectural lighting & Special Effects!
the ultimate wedding experience, Dave Salonia Productions offers
array of optional features including:
Floor Lighting: The basic dance floor lighting option includes
two 4 head
banks of advanced, LED lighting technology modules that can provide
from soft and romantic to energetic and pulsating. Dance floor lighting
festive, club-like atmosphere to your party experience that will
get your guests
motivated to DANCE!
Lighting: Architectural lighting has become a very popular
option for those who want to “personalize” their banquet
room with washes of color that extend from floor to ceiling. Our
architectural lighting modules are strategically placed in various
locations in the room. They can be programmed to gradually change
from one color to the next or kept at specific color(s) to coordinate
with your linens and wedding attire.
Effects: In addition to lighting, available special effects
lighting gobos featuring your name and date, which are projected
onto the dance
floor. Also, available is low-lying (dry-ice type) fog for the first
bubbles and/or confetti blasts for your grand entrance (or exit).
Package: To enhance the party, props are available which
are handed out during various portions of the evening. Props include
Hawaiian leis, hats, tambourines, maracas, blow-up instruments,
and Blues Brothers sunglasses. A props add-on would be neon necklaces
would a wedding reception be without great music? Dave Salonia Productions
will help you choose the music that’s just right for you and
your guests. We are experts at reading the crowd, knowing what to
play and, more importantly, when to play it! This skill takes years
of experience to master. Our music collection is completely digital
and features CD quality sound – not compressed downloads.
This means that you will enjoy hearing all the dynamics of the original
recording, just like it sounded when it was first recorded in the
studio. Combine this with a studio-quality mixing board, an awesome,
biamplified speaker system with sub-bass woofers and full range
top speakers to give you crystal clear sound quality that rivals
a live concert! It also means that we can bring more content to
your wedding – 50,000 songs worth – so spontaneous requests
can be handled if and when the need arises. The end result? Your
guests will be dancing from start to finish!
courtesy J. Fiereck Photography
Slide Show During Dinner!
will take your digital photographs and turn them into an impressive
show that is projected on a ten-foot screen with music. The slide
show can run
continuously during cocktails, dinner and/or dancing. You can include
photos of early childhood, your growing-up years, family, friends,
and your dating years together. In addition to developing and showing
the slide show, we include the giant, trussed screen and projector.
Allow at least two weeks prior to the wedding for production. Included
in this service is a DVD of the slide show that you and your family
can enjoy for years to come.
Voice-Over Recording & Production!
having your vows embedded into your first dance! Dave Salonia Productions
features professional recording studio software that can capture
the moment and mix it into your first dance. How about a few personal
words to your dad mixed into
the father and daughter dance? Or perhaps we might play a recording
of both of you
welcoming your guests before the introductions take place! The possibilities
are endless and this service distinguishes your wedding as different,
personalized from all the others. As part of the service, you get
a CD of the
recording as a keepsake.
Professional Development & Insurance!
addition to his many years of radio, nightclub, and mobile experience,
Dave graduated from CCSU and the Connecticut School of Broadcasting.
He is an active member of the American Disc Jockey Association (ADJA)
and abides by their high standards of conduct and professionalism
for mobile disc jockeys (see separate article). Dave attends DJ
Conventions regularly to stay abreast of current technology and
DJ techniques. Dave Salonia Productions is fully insured for $1MM
of liability through the American Disc Jockey Association’s
insurance broker, R.V. Nuccio & Co., which is now required by
many banquet facilities. Finally, Dave’s professionalism is
attested to by the many cards and letters received by his delighted
No Obligation Initial Meeting!
us for a free, no pressure, private consultation and price quote.
We can be
reached at 860.966.7737 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Let us develop a
fantastic wedding package that you will enjoy and remember for years