Southern Maine & New Hampshire's DJ Company Creating Higher Standards Since 1998
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Top Rated Maine DJ and Top Rated New Hamshire DJ

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Successful wedding receptions just don't happen, they're carefully planned and executed by entertainment professionals who truly care. I love what I do. You'll feel it from the first call to the last dance.

~DJ Mark Sawyer
Maine DJ
New Hampshire DJ

Southern Maine DJ & New Hampshire DJ Company

I'd love the chance to show you how, and what I can do to make your
reception fun and simply just your style. In addition to keeping your dance floor packed with exciting, we can make your venue beautiful with exciting event lighting.

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"I couldn't be more pleased with the job Mark did at my wedding. He was the perfect balance between elegance and fun. My wedding was classy but full of energy. Our guests raved."

Christine F.

Parties & Special Event DJ for Maine and New Hampshire

Although weddings are my true passion, I also enjoy playing at other kinds of celebrations like:

  • Anniversaries
  • Bar/Bat Mitzvahs
  • Birthdays
  • Corporate Events
  • Private Parties
  • Graduations
  • Holiday Parties
  • School Events
  • Any Event that needs fun!

"...we couldn’t have asked for anything more, we would recommend you...our photographer said that you are the best Maine DJ he has worked with, and he has been doing this for almost 20 years. He loved that you were very interactive with him...you did a great job helping us plan everything, and everything went smoothly...all of our friends and family had fun...everyone enjoyed themselves... Everyone has told us how much fun they had. We handed out your cards...”

~CHRIS AND JENNA CURRY

Uplighting

Uplighting floods walls and ceilings with a tasteful tapestry of light to create a dynamic and romantic aura to your event.

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Wedding Blog Posts

packed dance floors

How much interaction do you want?

March 18, 2019

What single factor will determine the success of your Maine wedding? Packed dance floors. If you’re like the typical bridal couple, success is defined by the dance floor, If it is empty, the wedding is considered a failure, but if it is packed, it is considered a success. And if it is packed all night…

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ugly bridesmaid dresses

Ugly, ugly bridesmaid dresses in movies and TV

March 11, 2019

How many women groan when asked to be a bridesmaid? Their minds go something like this: “I know she’s going to make me wear an ugly bridesmaid dress that costs me a fortune.  How can I possibly get out of this?  Please, God, do something!  I need help!” In order to counter the stigma associated…

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top ten songs for your first dance

Top Ten Classic Songs for Your First Dance

March 4, 2019

Two singular moments define your wedding day:  your vows and your first dance. Here’s our top ten songs for your first dance. Your first dance is a magical moment in your life.  You’ll never forget it.  The song you select for us to play should be personal, meaningful, and nice and slow. Song lyrics are…

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customized wedding entertainment

“Love is patient.” Really?!

February 25, 2019

St. Paul’s much-quoted scripture passage is timeless: “Love is patient, love is kind…” On the other hand, if you ever saw the classic 1989 date flick, “When Harry Met Sally,” Harry (Billy Crystal) isn’t so patient, as expressed in the meme above. Can you blame him?  Love IS wonderful.  So is marriage.  The couples we work with…

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wedding entertainment budget

How much to spend on wedding entertainment

February 18, 2019

Memorize this:  no price is a good price IF you aren’t happy with your reception. Price is meaningless.  Dreams are everything when it comes to your Maine or New Hampshire wedding. If you cut corners on your wedding entertainment budget, you may pay a very big price. Okay, now let’s deal with reality.  I’m guessing…

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first dance advice

Read this only if you’re terrified of your first dance

February 11, 2019

Do you have two left feet? Here’s some sensible first dance advice. Does the thought of getting up in front of the world and dancing your first dance as man and wife terrify you? Here’s some first dance advice that will relieve your worries. You’re not alone, you know. Millions of Americans are afflicted with…

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wedding planning

How to break the ice at a pre-wedding luncheon

February 4, 2019

The scene is tense. Families come together for a pre-wedding luncheon.  An old girl friend of the groom is there.  Yikes!  This could get pretty uncomfortable.  Fast. What to do?  Why it is simple:  break into song! I post above for your viewing pleasure that memorable scene from “My Best Friend’s Wedding” when Rupert Everett…

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wedding toast script

Read this great wedding toast script. This is how it is done!

January 28, 2019

  Let’s be honest… A lot of people clench up when they have to make a toast. We’ve created a nice wedding toast script to take the heat off. Wedding receptions can be especially stressful because the best man and maid of honor often put too much pressure on themselves.  They overcompensate by having an…

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avoid wedding toast disasters

How to avoid wedding toast disasters

January 22, 2019

Let me guess:  you’ve got a well-intentioned best man and maid of honor. They know you.  They love you.  And wedding etiquette calls on them to stand up and toast you at your wedding reception. Beware.  These beloved friends or family can morph into your worst nightmare.  Don’t let them hijack your wedding reception with…

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DJ Mark Sawyer

Welcome to our new blog!

January 22, 2019

We did it! DJ Mark Sawyer has created a new wedding blog for couples planning a wedding in the Southern Maine area. Owner Mark Sawyer brings vast experience to your event. His talents are available for weddings, corporate parties, school events, and private parties with an amazing menu of services, including top MC and DJ entertainment   and…

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