Thanks again for everything last night!!! I can still hear "Freak Out by Chic" and that rocking live trumpet playing so cool and different!!! - Shawn Roton | Wedding Events Coordinator
The BeachHouse Restaurant | Bradenton Beach, FL.
TampaBayDJ Chuck Weirich, played at the Sandbar for a wedding recently and I was truly impressed with him. As we have a very strict noise ordinance in Anna Maria, new musicians are always a challenge as we have to keep the volume level within our limits. He cooperated fully and I didn’t have to tell him to turn it down all evening. He also played the trumpet for the bride’s processional
and it was phenomenal. His professionalism and obvious experience in his field made for a very pleasant evening for guests and staff alike. I will continue to recommend Chuck to any of our clients. - Patti McKee | Wedding Events Coordinator | Sandbar Restaurant | Anna Maria, FL.
Chuck, WOW! Thank you so much for the pictures. You are amazing! I am so glad to know
you and work with you. You helped to make our wedding the best it could be. We loved every
minute of everything. We cannot begin to express our gratitude to you. So many people commented on how wonderful the music was that night - the trumpet just put the icing on the cake! It was an exceptional night, and I cannot wait to see you again! - Angela Palacio | Catering Manager | Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress Orlando
Chuck was the best DJ that we could've ever asked to have at our wedding. He worked with us for months getting each and every detail covered. He kept our reception interesting and never missed a beat. He even played his trumpet along with a Ray Charles song that just blew everyone away. Not to mention custom mixes that he made just for us. Chuck is very prompt, thorough, and only uses the best equipment. We would recommend Chuck to DJ any occassion and we plan to use him for future engagements. Chuck, thank you so much for making our night magical! Not only did we find a wonderful DJ, but also a new friend. - Dustin & Layla Drawdy
As a non-profit organization concert organizer sometimes is it really hard to find reliable, qualified, people to help us with our event, especially for free. Chuck Weirich was one of the main reasons that our event was a great success. He kept the music flowing, our crowd entertained, our bands on their schedule, and our announcements were all made in a timely fashion. What more could we ask for? He is a jack of all trades. He worked very hard to show his support for our cause and we are so grateful for that. When you hire Chuck for an event, you not only get the best DJ you could possibly ask for, you gain a friend. - Layla Drawdy | Vice President & Coordinator | Southern Rock Volunteer Jam, Inc.
Hiring Chuck was hands-down the BEST decision we made for our entire wedding. The DJ will become your most important vendor because he is the key person that sets the atmosphere and drives the momentum of the entire evening. When I initially hired Chuck, I was confident that I would get a talented professional who would give a unique touch to my wedding with his live musical performances. What I didn't anticipate was that I would also find a friend and advisor that would go above and beyond his line of duty. Chuck was the ONLY vendor I had with whom I had regular correspondence via weekly e-mails. He made me feel as though my wedding was the only wedding he was handling. He honored EVERY request I made, offered creative ideas, and even pointed out potential problems that I couldn't foresee as a first-time bride. Chuck is the reason my wedding turned out as fantastic as it did! Our friends still continue to approach us and ask, "Where did you find this guy? He was amazing!" Chuck put smiles on their faces when the moment was right for a good laugh and tears in their eyes when the moment was romantic. I received a uniquely personal wedding and a new friend out of this endeavor. I will hire Chuck again, in a heartbeat! Jeannette and Dan Dauer
Hi Chuck, I want to thank you and let you know just how wonderful I think you are. After I spoke with you by telephone I was so excited about having you as our disc jockey. Living in Las Vegas and having to plan everything long distance, knowing I wouldn’t be able to meet you until my wedding day probably should have freaked me out a little. I had no choice but to rely on my past experience as a wedding planner and to trust my instincts. Chuck, you were such a comfort to me, and somehow despite the heat and the overwhelming feelings wedding days bring you were able to keep me calm the entire time. I loved the sound your music made when I heard it play for the first time. When you played St. Elmo's Fire I got chills, but when you started playing your trumpet for my dad and I, that's what brought the tears. Your music sounded so wonderful, magical almost! You gave me the unique factor I had been searching for. My reception, what a BLAST! You played such a great and diverse array of music that you even managed to keep my 70 year old aunt and uncle hanging around until the very end, and that NEVER happens, EVER! Then all of my requests and family tradition songs went over without a hitch. I can't remember the last time my entire family and friends meshed that well. I owe that all to you. The way you kept the party going it was so hard for me to leave the dance floor and thank everyone for coming because I didn't want to miss anything. I also want to thank you for making the night special for Che' and Candice. When you announced that they were engaged and everyone stood up, she actually started crying she was so excited and moved. The same thing happened when you played my parent's wedding song. That just gave me such a warm heart! I wish so much I could turn back time and do the wedding day all over again. You are now a forever friend. Thank you for everything! Katy Keilman
Chuck, when Mindie and I were searching for DJ's, we had our minds set on finding someone personable and fun. You were the first DJ that we met with and while we had lunch that day, I was thinking to myself, this guy really cares about our big day. As soon as we left, Mindie and I said, "no need to interview any more DJ's". You took the time to get to know us, help us put together music that was a reflection of our relationship and made us feel so special throughout the entire day. Your trumpet playing skills are AWESOME! I'll never forget you playing your horn as Mindie walked down the stairs...that was amazing. You also learned to play my favorite Metallica song (Nothing Else Matters) on your trumpet and that's a story I'll tell forever. I'm so glad you were referred to us and we look forward to having you play at a future party! Warm regards, Scott and Mindie Felcher
We had a very small wedding of only about 15 guests total - yes, that includes the people IN the wedding. Most Dj's aren't accustomed to that small a group, and Chuck was no different in that respect. However, he knew exactly how to get them involved, how to entertain them and he interacted with everyone there. Everyone walked away amazed by the wonderful DJ we managed to hire! And not a single person in attendance at my wedding disagreed with the assessment that Chuck is far, far more than "just a DJ". I've seen DJ's and Chuck goes far far beyond what I had even dreamed we could get! Definitely worth anything you have to do to get him. - Christie and Steve Thomas
Our wedding day was a day to remember, where moments were created in an instant but will last us a lifetime. In the center of everything was our DJ, Chuck Weirich. To label Chuck as just a DJ would be like saying Mount Rushmore is just another mountain. We expected a lot from Chuck and he pulled every trick out of the hat to make sure we had a blast on our Wedding Day. My wife and I agree that his enthusiasm shined forth when he picked up his trumpet and surprised us with his musicianship. His live trumpet solos blended so well with the music playing over the PA that he managed to energized our guests and keep the party going all night long. As our master of ceremonies, Chuck coordinated the progression of the evening from the cocktail hour through each course that followed being accompanied by appropriate background music. He entertained our song list suggestions and added a few selections of his own to create an elegant dining atmosphere. At the same token, Chuck interacted well with our guests by dedicating songs to them and continually succeeding to get them on the dance floor by playing our traditional wedding songs which eventually grew into a conga line that had the entire place out of their seats. One of my most memorable moments of the evening was the Father-Daughter dance, in which Chuck’s timing was perfect. I remember seeing my bride cry tears of joy while she slow-danced and listened closely to her father’s voice as their song played out her childhood memories. Chuck’s professionalism was outstanding, especially when he showed us a great deal of personal care during the preparation of our event. Our day wouldn’t have been the same without Chuck, and I wouldn’t have had it any other way. Thanks for such a good time, Chuck! Steven and Wanda Totino
Chuck was such an essential part of our wedding day. Throughout the entire planning process Chuck was very prompt in replying to our calls and emails. We chose a Swing/Big Band theme for our entire music selection including the ceremony, which was a little tricky to find songs that fit each moment. Chuck was wonderful in researching the music and finding the perfect songs along with working with our suggestions. Everybody raved about our music especially for the ceremony because it was so unique yet romantic and fun. Chuck then proceeded to wow guests during the reception when he pulled out his trumpet and played live during certain songs. He played all the songs we told him we wanted and picked out complementing songs for the rest of the night. Not only was Chuck our DJ, he also played the part of wedding coordinator during our rehearsal. Chuck actually came to our rehearsal so we could get all the timing with the music down pat. Dealing with a wedding party of twelve got a little chaotic but Chuck stepped in and before we knew it everything was running smoothly. Chuck was very reasonably priced and he met and exceeded all of our expectations. I highly recommend him to all brides! Noel and Cherie Coleman
Dear Chuck, Thank you for such an amazing time at our reception! We absolutely loved the music! Chris and I have listened to "our CD" many times since our wedding and he keeps talking about the entrance, how you perfectly timed the beginning of Elevation with "Please welcome Mr. & Mrs. Christopher Williams" (It's cute too listen to him talk about it!) Everything was perfect...the music during dinner was a hit! So many people commented on how they enjoyed eating to the background music and were glad to hear something they could relax to. The dancing...well let’s just say I enjoyed it! My bridesmaids and I had such a wonderful time dancing together and it was so nice to see every one dance. I even got to dance with my Great Uncle and I thank you for that! He's close to 80 and he can still cut a rug! Mom and Dad said you were over the top perfect! Everything a wedding needs! You took pictures, you made us smile and laugh and most importantly you made us dance! Thank you from the bottom of my heart! I will never have another festivity without you!
Wendy and Christopher Williams
Chuck, I just wanted to thank you for everything that you did for our wedding. You were great!!! It was so nice of you to take the time to get to know us prior to the ceremony. It really made it more personal. Our reception was awesome, more than I ever could have imagined! The music was perfect and you kept the night flowing so that there was never a dull moment! Everyone loved you and had a blast. The trumpet was a nice touch as well, and very impressive. Thank you again for everything! I hope that you had as much fun as we did. You were a pleasure to work with. I will definitely highly recommend you to anyone I know who is getting married. - Thanks again, Kelli & Erik Hall
Chuck, I wanted to e-mail and thank you for such a wonderful job you did on Saturday night. We had such a good time and we attribute a lot of that to you. I know that there were a few songs that Jennifer and I didn't finalize with you but you made excellent decisions. It couldn't have gone better. We got back from Jamaica late last night and I'm getting back into the swing of things here at work. I've talked to a few people already and they've mentioned how great of job you did without me mentioning it first! So, thank you again for everything! Take care, Matt and Jennifer Burrell
Chuck did an absolutely fabulous job as our wedding ceremony and reception DJ / MC. He was very supportive throughout our entire 6-month planning process. Early on, Chuck met with us to get an idea on the type of music we liked and the type of party we wanted. Not only did he make great music suggestions, but he also was very willing to take our input on the specific artists and songs that we wanted on the play list. Chuck went above and beyond the call of duty in helping us with our bridal party introduction music. We wanted to use a specific song from a favorite movie and Chuck found the music and pieced the instrumental sections together for our grand entrance. Chuck was very energetic and did a great job at getting everyone up and dancing and keeping the event lively. His live trumpet playing was amazing and very unique. Many guests commented to us how great his trumpet playing was both during the actual ceremony as well as during the reception. The equipment that Chuck used is top quality. The sound was very clear yet not overpowering. And he also brought a second wireless speaker set-up which allowed him to play music during the cocktail hour in an adjacent room from his main set-up. There was no interruption in the music and people noticed the smooth transition as Chuck took us through the ceremony, cocktail hour and reception. We wholeheartedly recommend Chuck Weirich. He is very trustworthy, dedicated, and exceeded our expectations! He has a fantastic work ethic and went above-and-beyond the call of duty to make our wedding personal and lots of fun for us and our guests! Tracy & Hugh Garber
We cannot praise Chuck and Rita at Classified Events enough! We received absolutely outstanding customer service. He worked very closely with us to plan our reception, and was always available and enthusiastic each time we needed to speak with him. During the reception, Chuck was a fabulous MC, helping make the evening run smoothly. All this, and the music was incredible. Did I mention that Chuck was also a musician? He played the trumpet during a number of songs and we were lucky enough to have Rita as a vocalist as well. Many people commented on how fantastic Chuck and Rita were and asked how we managed to find them. They were integral to making our evening a resounding success. If you haven't found a DJ, I encourage you to give Classified Events a call! Jennifer and Matt Liotta
Classified Events delivers the best wedding performance, ever! In August 2005, Chuck acted not only as our DJ, but played his trumpet as well, at our wedding reception at the Biltmore in downtown Atlanta. This historic hotel deserved a historic performance – and Chuck provided just that! He made sure the entire night went perfectly smooth, from leading the entertainment throughout the night, dazzling the crowd with his trumpet solos, keeping the dance floor packed, and making sure the photographers were in place. I could not imagine a more well run, professional organization that honestly cares about the bride and groom! Chuck helped us with determining our music selection for the night and picking “secret” songs to surprise each other. Chuck is simply amazing. I cannot imagine our wedding reception without him and his fabulous services. And yes, he kept the musing rocking all night long! Meredith & Harry Emmerich
Chuck, thanks for being such an awesome support and help system to me during the whole planning stage. You made planning and getting ready for the wedding stress free and helped me out with an array of things. I had a great time getting to know you and hope you had a fun time at our wedding. The music was great and it looked like everyone had fun, especially Aunt Mimi and the Electric Slide. Chuck it was a pleasure and I appreciate all you've done for Brad and I, and if you need a referral I would be glad to give you one. The newly.... Kate Bishop
I can't thank Chuck enough for making our wedding reception a dream come true! From the first meeting we had with him we knew it was going to be an incredible event. He takes time to meet with you and get an idea of what your vision is for the reception and then provides suggestions and guidance. We were in constant contact with him throughout the months leading up to the big day. At 32 I've been to almost 30 weddings a great D.J. can truly make the difference. From the moment we walked in the door Chuck guided us through the entire evening so we didn't have to worry about anything. He had everyone on the dance floor and played an incredible array of songs. I can't tell you how many calls we received after the wedding from our friends and my parent’s friends commenting on what a wonderful job Chuck did. It was so much fun and everyone enjoyed themselves and danced the night away. Also he played the trumphet at the ceremony and again, was incredible!!! My friends have said that our reception will definitely be remembered as the most enjoyable ever! Thanks again, Kathleen & Kevin Parker
The first thing my husband said to me after we met Chuck the first time was how impressed he was with Chuck's professional attitude. We had met other DJs who seemed fine, but Chuck stood out; he takes his job seriously, and that was important to us. He met with us two times, to get to know us as a couple, and as individuals. He wanted to make sure our wedding was not just an "out of the box" event, but really reflected who we were. He wanted to make sure we had a good time, and it was an event we would enjoy most of all...and, he succeeded! Because of the steps he took, we look back and remember being guests at our own wedding. I don't think we had one moment where we had to take care of one item. Chuck even kept a schedule of the night, and told us not to worry that things would happen on time; he took care of that, too! There were several things Chuck did that allowed us to have SO much fun at our wedding: we got to choose a "no play" list of songs we did not want, he gathered songs that would make our guests feel honored and he kept our crowd dancing all night (and we had no alcohol at the wedding!). I can't even count how many of our guests have told us that our reception was the most fun they can remember. Perhaps our favorite thing Chuck did was the Secret Song. We resisted this at first, but he really encouraged us to do this for each other. We each picked a song that the other did not know would be played. Chuck told the stories behind the songs, and even helped us choose our songs (we were having last-minute planning block). Chuck is the perfect choice for any bride and groom, but I especially think that he is the only choice if you have been working long enough to appreciate a person who takes their job seriously. I have not one complaint from any vendor for my wedding, and I know Chuck played a part in that.
Bryan and Amelia Harris
I can’t begin to say how pleased we were with Chuck and Rita. They made our reception so much fun for everyone. Many of our guests have told us how much fun they had, and wanted to know where we found them. I couldn’t be happier with the way things went. If there were problems, I never knew about them. We met with Chuck a couple times to go over the details, and were in constant contact in the days leading up to the big day. He worked closely with us to lay out the songs we wanted and didn’t, and had the whole evening laid out in a schedule for us to review and approve. I really couldn’t imagine having anyone else in charge of the entertainment. Chuck is definitely more than a DJ. My new husband and I got to the reception a little behind schedule and were stuck outside getting additional pictures before we were introduced to our guests. He offered and brought us some much-needed beverages. So, before we saw him in action as a DJ, he was our waiter! We’re thrilled that Rita was able to be there, too. She really has an incredible voice, too! I can’t recommend them enough. They were a huge part in making our day a huge success! Piper and Daws Sims
Dear Chuck, Hey, it’s Rachel and Steve, your July 9th wedding. We wanted to post this for other couples to see, and to say THANK YOU SOOOOOO much for such a wonderful reception. We had a great time and the music was perfect. Our evening was so much fun and we will keep your name in mind if anyone needs a DJ, because we know who they need to call. We could not have asked for a better night!!! Sincerely, Steve and Rachel Fursa
We do not even know where to begin! Chuck was the reason our wedding went so smoothly. He was extremely professional from the beginning, always stayed in contact with us, and answered all our questions....even when he was on vacation. Aside from all of that, he had some very novel ideas of how to make our wedding special and added his own personal touches when appropriate. For example, Lamar is a very avid Gator football fan so the groom's cake was a 3ft. long alligator. Chuck had the idea to play the Gator fight song during the cutting of the groom's cake. Our wedding was 125 close family and friends of all ages. Chuck managed to get EVERYONE on the dance floor. There were so many people dancing that we were spilling off the dance floor. I would recommend Chuck to anyone, he is able to make anything happen and set whatever type of mood you desire.
Sarah and Lamar Anderson
I cannot begin to describe what a wonderful experience it has been to work with Chuck! My husband and I were married on Halloween of this year (2005), and we were having a hard time finding a DJ to host our event being that it was on a Monday evening. We also had some very different requests as to the type of music we would like played (not really traditional at all). Every other DJ I came across before I met Chuck was very disinterested in making our event special... Then we met Chuck with Classified Events! He was fantastic and personable, incredibly diligent, and completely eased my mind upon my first meeting with him. We explained what we wanted, and he responded with "Sounds like fun!" My husband and I were very pleasantly surprised with his demeanor! I never had to call to check in once, he was leaving messages for me, reassuring me and letting me know how he was progressing in attaining the selected music for our reception. We were prepared to have to provide some of the songs we had requested, but Chuck found every single one! Even though I know he is very busy, he made me feel like my husband and I were his only concern during the months leading up to the event, and then the night of he exceeded our already high opinion of him! He made sure my husband and I had drinks, took photographs with our disposable cameras when our guests didn't have the time, and had a natural feel for the way the entire mood of the event progressed keeping the music in synch the entire time. He even found someone to move some chairs when my husband was doing it and told him to relax and enjoy the wedding! He was so much more than just a DJ to us that night.. you will not be disappointed by going with Chuck and Classified Events. My husband and I are already planning a Halloween party to celebrate our one-year anniversary, and you better believe I'm booking Chuck in advance! Shannon and Jason Fallentine
Dear Chuck, Len and I would like to thank you for providing the music for our wedding and reception on June 18th. You were able to incorporate all of our suggestions and musical requests in a way that really personalized the evening for us and for our guests. From the number of people on the dance floor with us throughout the evening we could tell that everyone loved the music. Looking back we both wish the evening could have lasted a few more hours. We really appreciate the time and the effort you put into making our wedding everything we had hoped for, and more. Thanks again for helping us to create a wedding celebration full of wonderful memories. Kelli and Len Boudreaux
From the very start, Chuck wanted to get to know us on a personal level and make sure our day went the way we envisioned. He was always professional, detail-oriented, organized, and courteous with a good sense of humor. We had strong opinions of what we wanted to hear at our wedding and what we definitely did NOT want to hear. Chuck never chafed at these restrictions in the slightest. On the contrary, he did everything possible to accommodate our desires with a conscientious, considerate attitude. During the planning process, he was always quick to respond to any questions or concerns, as well as extremely patient and flexible when we requested changes in song or program. Early on, he mapped out a very detailed schedule of events for our approval and worked with us on any revisions, which really helped us conceptualize the reception and assured us that he knew exactly what he was doing! At the reception, Chuck was enthusiastic, energetic, and engaged – not just going through the motions. He served as DJ and MC - managing the flow of the night, playing as many of our song requests as he could, and consulting us from time to time to ensure that things were moving along as expected. Even after the wedding was over, he was kind enough to send us photos he had taken himself during the night – a gesture we really appreciated. So, from start to finish, we were very impressed with Chuck indeed!
Jarred and Alice Tebo
Dear Chuck and Rita, Thank you so much for the wonderful job you did at our wedding. We appreciate everything you did to make our day so very special. Everything was fantastic, from the personal care before our wedding to helping the reception run smoothly the night of our wedding. Everyone enjoyed the entertainment and still talks about it. They were especially overjoyed when they heard “their’ song. Thanks again! Marrie and John Tronolone
Hey Chuck, We wanted to say you thank you so much for the wonderful job you did at our wedding! I knew before the wedding you would be good, but you were always being helpful and helped make our wedding experience wonderful! I know all of our guests had a great time at the reception with all the dancing and the fun atmosphere. We couldn't have done it without ya! Thanks again! Janet and Michael Stuart
My husband and I recently got married. Planning the big event was exciting and required a lot of work. We chose to use Classified Events for our disc jockey and we couldn’t have had a better experience. From the very first interview, we knew that we would receive the personalization and distinctiveness we were looking for. We worked closely with Mr. Chuck Weirich to select music that was special and meaningful to us for the entire wedding. We wanted a unique and memorable wedding that our friends and family would reminisce about for years to come. Classified Events helped us to achieve the fairytale wedding that we have always dreamed of. We have had countless compliments about our wedding music. Even my mother, who wanted very traditional pieces, agreed that the music was perfect and unforgettable. Without any hesitations, we would highly recommend Classified Events to anyone seeking music for an event to remember! Sharon & Jeff Grygielko
Chuck was amazing - he was extremely professional and went out of his way to make sure everything was perfect. He played the trumpet for the processional and it was exquisite. The reception was great - lots of fun for all ages, and he played all of our favorites just like we asked him to. I had complete confidence in him and was able to really enjoy the reception. No question about it - I will most definitely book Chuck next time I need a disc jockey! Jeanne and Tim Deitrich
I give full credit and unlimited praise to our DJ, Chuck Weirich, for making our wedding absolutely perfect. We met and discussed how we wanted our traditional Italian wedding with sit-down dinner to have a rehearsal dinner feel to it. Fun, yet still formal. We wanted "world" music that made our guests feel welcomed and at home since most of our guests are not from America, much less Atlanta. Chuck played music at the right time and in the right way. Chuck's timing and talent for playing the best music is impeccable. From the moment our guests were seated, the fun and games began in ways made popular at Irish and Italian weddings we've attended. Between courses, we played numerous games that were so enjoyable, people asked to have them played again. Chuck really made all of our guests fully involved and personally invested. As for being our unofficial wedding planner, he also did a superb job. He played trumpet Voluntary for the wedding march and appropriate music for the ceremony as well. He worked very well with our photographer. Chuck was so great to work with! I sincerely credit Chuck with making our wedding so wonderful. All we had to do is sit back and enjoy ourselves, which we did with abandon. Chuck gave us smart suggestions and subtle prompting at the right times. From music selection to volume control, from wedding ceremony march to farewell finish, from introduction as man and wife to the night's last dance, Chuck was masterful. We thank Chuck for all his hard work and delightful disposition. Whenever we talk about how blissful our wedding was, we always mention Chuck with great admiration. He truly made our wedding just perfect. Appreciatively, John and Alessandra Shinnick
Dear Chuck, as our one year wedding anniversary rapidly approaches, we have been fondly reflecting back to our big day last July. Although this is greatly overdue, we just want to say a huge thank you for all of your hard work that went into making our wedding reception what we always dreamed it would be: a great time had by all! We couldn't have asked for a better DJ! To be perfectly honest, I must say if money were no object, and if I had had more time to plan the wedding, we probably would have went with a band to play for our reception. However,
finances and practicality entered the scene, and off of a cousin (and her friends') recommendations, we asked you to help us out instead. Oh how grateful we are!!! Your enthusiasm, experience, and attitude are second to none. We've attached a couple of pictures; one just of us, the other as just one example of some of the dancing that took place thanks to the music you supplied---it was smiles all around! We can't say thank you enough, and can only hope that you had half as much fun that night as we did. Thanks again for everything, and know that we'd always recommend you! Kevin and Michele Melton.
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