DJ MARS was the perfect DJ for our wedding 11/18/17. He was recommended to us by a friend and we were so happy we had him DJ our wedding. He went above and beyond to communicate with us prior to the wedding to make sure he knew exactly what we wanted. DJ MARS provided music for our ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception. I had a few last minute requests to cut and blend a few songs for our father/daughter dance and he did such a great job and communicated so well to ensure we got exactly what we wanted. He was also a great emcee and was good at keeping everyone on schedule. He did a great job of “keeping the party going” and we got so many compliments on the music selection. We also had people of all ages of the dance floor the entire night! I would highly recommend DJ MARS for anyone looking for a DJ for their wedding day!
-Allison (posted on weddingwire.com go see it!)
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DJ Mars was the DJ at our wedding and we have been to other corporate events that he has Dj’d for. He is amazing! He customized our music to what we requested, offered suggestions with the timeline, but most of all made our vision of EVERYONE dancing all night long a reality with his selection of music. We did not want the night to end nor did any of our friends and the music kept the night flowing. I had a special request for our parents to play “their kind of music” and gave him some ideas. He not only played them, he had an incredible medley of songs that kept THEM out on the dance floor. We received numerous comments that it was the “best music ever played.” We cannot say enough about how special he made our day with his professionalism and experience. He kept us on the timeline as much as he could. I did not have to worry about one thing the entire night, it was all in his hands to keep the timeline flowing and music playing and the guests dancing. Mission Accomplished. He is the BEST DJ. Thank you Mario for helping make our dream day come true! Words cannot express how grateful we are for you!
Christy and Duncan Tyson
WOW!!! DJ Mars is amazing!!! He just did our wedding on Feb 25 2012. We had the best night, thank you to him! He was so easy to work with threw this whole process and always so happy and excited about our night as we were. I was super nervous about picking my music. He helped me threw it and put his personal touch on it as well. I couldnt have dreamed of anything better. We danced all night long! My husband wants to throw a party soon just so he can come DJ it. Thank you so much Mario!!!!! Dana and Andrew Rosenbaum
Everyone knows that a great DJ is what makes a great wedding. That’s why my wife and I were so careful when it came to considering our options. We met DJ Mars completely by chance when we were meeting with our wedding coordinator at our venue. From the moment we met him, we knew he was genuine and passionate about his craft.
After formally meeting with him to go over our options, and discussing a very agreeable price, we knew we had to book him. With my wife’s half of the family being Hispanic, he was able to suggest some great music to keep both them and my side of the family dancing the whole night! His suggestions were completely on par with what we could’ve asked for and he played every song that was on our pre-made list as well. With all the stress of planning the wedding, he was very patient, and was always in touch throughout the entire process. We were also able to add songs to our list up until the day before the wedding without a problem.
I can remember one instance early in the night when we were transitioning from dinner and speeches to dancing and having a good time. Naturally, it took a few minutes for everyone to start getting into the mood. Him and I noticed it pretty much at the same time, looked at each other and he knew exactly what to do. I am not kidding, within 15 seconds of us looking at each other, he had already switched to a new song and 30 seconds later the dance floor was packed!!! Everyone had such a great time dancing, and nobody wanted the night to end, so we ended up back at my house after our time had run out at the venue.
I am not lying when I say that DJ Mars was the absolute best decision we could’ve made for a DJ to ring in our special day. He is one of the nicest guys I have ever met…and I’m not talking only about the industry. He has the wedding party’s best interest in mind and he WILL NOT fail to deliver. He’s never unreachable and always keeps you in the loop. I could seriously go on about him, but instead will just leave my number for anyone that has any questions. (602) 481-5531.
Thanks again, Mars, for making our day the best ever and we will definitely be recommending you for all of our friends getting married in the future.
Cody & Nathaly Deane
Music is so important to us. It can make or break an event. So it was very important that we found the right person to play at a party we had for the night after our wedding. The first time I talked to him on the phone I could tell that he was perfect. He knew exactly what we wanted and I immediately trusted him. That night was one of the best nights of my life. Everyone there had so much fun dancing! We had many age groups there and the music covered every genre. My father and I danced to Mo-town while DJ Mars mixed in some Justin. He made the night so much fun. We were so happy to have him there! His talent and ear for music is truly amazing!
When it came to my wedding and picking out my music. I knew who I wanted. I knew I didn’t want a cheesy wedding dj. DJ Mars is far from that. I didn’t want a typical wedding music. I wanted to feel like a club for everyone to dance and enjoy. And he did that. I am grateful that he made a trip to the suburbs of Chicago to do my wedding. He made it easy for me. With all the headaches I had for my wedding. DJ Mars had handle everything on the music and entertainment side. My family and friends had commented throughout the night that they never seen so many people on a dance floor in a wedding and it was packed the whole night. Thank you DJ Mars for everything you did. He went above and beyond the call of duty. Please come to Chicago to dj a few of the clubs out here. Miss your music in this windy city.
DJ Mars has been our Halloween house party DJ for over five years now. Not only does he play great music but he wants to know which songs I want to hear and he always welcomes requests from party guests. He’s truly the best DJ around.
Mario was the DJ at my wedding May 18th 2013! He came to Sedona which was awesome. Our wedding was amazing and Mario was A HUGE part of that. Our dance floor was full the entire time! He always knew what to say to the crowd and what to play and when to play it. He even took my first dance and cut it for me! Thanks Mario!
What can I say, you were a hit and did an amazing job. I so appreciate everything you did to make my wedding absolutely perfect! I was shocked at how many people danced which was awesome! The karaoke, although painful for a sober person, was a blast and my friends loved it. I’ve had so many people tell me that it was one of the best weddings they’ve been to and I can honestly say that you played a huge role in that.
You are amazing at what you do and thanks! I referred you to a friend who is getting married in Tucson next year. She saw pics of the karaoke and wants to incorporate that in her wedding. Not sure if you travel though.
Thanks again for everything. You are a true professional and I was very happy.
Senior Conference Services Manager
Fairmont Scottsdale Princess
7575 E. Princess Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
DJ Mars!! He is incredible! He made our wedding amazing! I highly recommend him to any event! He was extremely professional and classy. His choice in music was amazing! He kept all 117 guests dancing for hours!!! It was an incredible day! He was amazing! Loved it!! He is able to blend songs together and it sounded wonderful. I would highly suggest him for all events and I would use him again!! We are so happy we used DJ Mars, We LOVE YOU!!!
Nisa and Trevor!
DJ Mars is awesome!! Being a wedding planner, I work with a lot of different types of DJs weekend after weekend. A DJ is SO important for the vibe and feel of a wedding and can make or break a fun party for your guests. DJ Mars is professional on every level and he truly cares about each couple’s wishes for the unique wedding they want to have. He goes above and beyond to make sure the couple is happy, the music is what they want, and your guests are enjoying every second of the event. I have seen him in action several times and can say that he is the best in the business and if you were to hire him, I know you would be pleased! Sometimes DJs can be tough to work with, but not Mario-he checks in with the couple throughout the event and also the coordinator/planner if you have one to make sure the timeline is on track and people are in place for the upcoming events such as speeches, cake cutting, etc instead of just making announcements without the couple or speech givers or servers being ready like a lot of DJs do. He knows how to keep the dance floor packed and the energy in the room electric and joyous. Trust me, you want an amazing DJ for your wedding and you don’t need to look any further because DJ Mars is truly great! ~Tina Wojciechowski
DJ Mars came well-recommended, and he lived up to those recommendations. We hired him to DJ our wedding, and admittedly weren’t able to give him much to go on as far as song suggestions. Even without that input from us, he was able to put together a great soundtrack for our wedding that fit every party of the ceremony perfectly and kept the guests dancing all night at the reception. My (now) wife and I went to several weddings before and after our own, and none of those DJs compared to DJ Mars. In addition to being an excellent DJ, DJ Mars was also very personable, very professional, and very reasonably priced. I would recommend him without hesitation to anyone looking for a good DJ, and am already trying to come up with a good excuse to have him DJ another event for us in the future.
-David & Laura Mercer
The best choice in the planning of our wedding was asking Dj mars to be a part of it. From day one he not only helped us in all of our music but other parts of our wedding planning as well. I had the misfortune of dealing with a horrible venue staff, DJ Mars told me to relax and enjoy the experience, he dealt with the venue to make sure everything went in order and time as planned. As if that wasn’t enough, when the bridezilla in me decided last minute that I wanted more lighting for my reception he went out late the night before the wedding to buy everything I wanted.
Dj Mars was so full of energy and made sure everyone had a great time. Months after my wedding, while planning my nephews 6th birthday party he asked,”will Dj Mars be there!?” He is simply the best and I look forward to using him for all our future events!
DJ Mars was awesome from beginning to end!!! Our wedding and reception was a small intimate event…only family and close friends. From our first meeting with Mario, he felt like an old friend, which was very important to us. He was very helpful with the planning of the music and timeline of events. On our wedding day, Mario moved things along with a nice flow, just as we wanted. As planned and without question, he understood at the end of the night, once the family had left, we wanted to “dance it out” with our remaining friends. Mario joined in the fun with us too! The next day, the staff at the resort asked if we were the couple that had gotten married that night before, telling us that was the best party ever. Our families commented on how that was the most fun at a wedding that they have ever had. It was all due to Mario! Looking back, I can’t imagine anyone else more perfect. Mario made sure it was the best day of our lives!
Mario, Thank you Again!!!
Dorothy and Gary Braverman
If you want to have the best wedding experience, it is a MUST to book with DJ MARS! Mario was very professional during the whole process. He bent over backwards to meet with us on our tight schedule and made it such an easy process. His passion for music showed tremendously on our wedding night. Everything was on point! My wife and I were dancing the whole night and at one point we stopped to take a break and mingle with our guests. As we walk off the dance floor we look around and say to each other “Everyone is on the dance floor!” Literally all 225 guests were dancing because Mario played such great music, nobody could sit down.
Even 2 months later, our guests are still telling us how amazing DJ MARS was. Don’t even bother meeting with other DJ’s because DJ MARS is the one for you, trust me! Without him, our wedding wouldn’t have been as epic.
Mario, you the best bro!
Joey and Nichole Jacobson
I just want to thank you for all you did to make our wedding so special. Everyone absolutely loved you. You did a wonderful job, I love how you incorporated the African and American music together. All of our guests rather African or American had a great time and you made it possible. Thank again I truly did not forget you. Look out DJ Mars I will be using you again. 😀😀😀😀 Mina
I just realized I never told you how amazing you were at mine and Cesar’s wedding! You made the night so perfect and kept the whole night entertaining. You are so great at getting the crowd going and making everyone have a good time. I loved how not only did you play all different types of music, including spanish music to get some of Cesar’s culture in the mix, but you took the time to make us our own unique mix for our first dance. We wanted so badly to incorporate both “All of Me” and “De ti Exclusivo” into one song for our first dance, since they are both so special to us. However, we did not think it would be possible because they are so different and even in two different languages. When we told you our idea you went ahead and mixed it together for us and you pulled it off flawlessly. It seriously could not have been more perfect! You made the night flow so well and played music that had everyone dancing all night long. I honestly do not think we could have found a better DJ at all. Thank you again so much and you will definitely be our first call any time we need a DJ again in the future. You’re awesome!!! 🙂
-Amanda & Cesar Aguirre
Wow! Our wedding was yesterday and it was an absolute dream! Mario outdid himself! The ceremony was flawless with the music transitions…The reception was incredible! Trying to coordinate everyone for a large wedding is overwhelming but Mario stepped up and took charge of the timeline which was such weight off our shoulders. He is soooo talented- everyone had such a blast! He knows how to get a party started!!! Without a doubt he made our wedding outstanding!
DJ Mars was amazing! Nothing more to say … but I will anyway. If you want a full dance floor he should definitely be at the top of your list. I had the Pleasure of seeing him in action at a previous wedding. When the time came for ours all it took was a quick short meeting for us to get the warm fuzzies that he was the right man for the job! He doesn’t just show up and play music, he puts an enormous amount of time and effort meeting with you, planning out the schedule, meeting with you again and again to try to exceed your expectations of what a DJ provides. He helped develop our own custom grand entrance music, taken from my mess of thoughts, that got the party started early.
A class guy all the way around!
DJ mars simply KILLED our wedding!! From indroducing us, to the first dance, until the end of the night, he never missed a beat! When he introduced my wife and I for the first time, he had the crowd roaring for us! It brought me back to my HighSchool days and running through the doors of the locker room to the crowd screaming! It felt awesome! During our first dance, he worked with us on mixing two songs together and it went so perfectly! When we switched to the second song which was upbeat, he started clapping his hands and getting the crowd into it! Seriously a moment we will never forget. Whenever my wife or I asked him to play a song, it was the next one to play. We also had songs we did not want played, and when guest requested it, he came up to us and asked if it was okay. He genuinely cared about what my wife and I wanted and wanted US to have the night of our lives! After choosing him and seeing his work, we are blessed to have chose him as our DJ! There is nothing better in this world than having someone care so much, to the point where we had to worry about simply nothing!
We had a Mexican/American wedding. He made sure both parties were up having a good time the whole night. Mixing all different kind of music for the entire crowd to love and enjoy. We also had grandparents in the house who love Elvis Presley. Once I requested it so my grandfather could get up and dance, again, it was the next song to be played!
I’ve experienced and watched a DJ ruin my sisters wedding, this DJ introduced them by the wrong names. Going the cheap way IS NOT the way to go when it comes to a DJ. With that being said, our budget was not huge. DJ Mars worked with us a lot on that! He even through some lights in for us. Overall great great guy, who knows what he’s doing.
Honored to have DJ mars play at our wedding and we would choose him again and we will tell all our friends to use him for their wedding. We would want our friends to have a blast like we did, plus it’s be awesome to see him again!
Thank you DJ Mars!
Tyler & Kaitlyn Milbert
DJ MARS was a great DJ. He went WELL ABOVE our expectations. He had everyone on the dance floor and somehow managed to squeeze in all our song requests (both from our list and the guests throughout the night). Additionally, he was very professional and dressed extremely well. Towards end of the night, I felt like he flipped a switch and turned it into a night club scene playing all the top hits. Lastly, his equipment was top notch. He had awesome sound/lighting options that we took advantage of. I would hire him again and again. Thanks DJ MARS for helping make our wedding night memorable.
Chris and Adriana Tabanico
First off I want to give Mario a great thanks for help providing my wife and I one of the most memorable nights of our lives. Going into planning a wedding was nerve racking but from the moment we sat down with Mario to be our DJ for the wedding, everything just clicked. He understood the music we like, what type of families we come from. I certainly not in my wildest imaginations did I ever really expect my whole family to be on dance floor. But yet there they were. From the greek circle dance to the Mexican train line, every part of it was memorable. The music flowed really well. Each event was properly transitioned by him.
I remember planning our wedding initially hearing about having a great DJ helps a wedding so much. With DJ Mars you will not be disappointed. I know a couple of my family members was asking for his card. I would recommend him to anyone.
Can’t thank you enough, but Thank You!
Charles and Kelly Orozco
DJ Mario is amazing! I have worked with many DJs as I have been in the hospitality business for over 10 years and hands down, he is the best. We worked with Mario for our wedding and it was the best decision event. Our guests weren’t big dancers, but the dance floor was packed! We only had to meet with him once prior to our wedding and talked out the logistics of the reception; set up a timeline for the reception, sorted out what music to play and the overall feel we wanted at our reception- and he did it all of this flawlessly. We gave him little direction and he ran with it! Mario is very talented, intuitive, organized, friendly and is a wealth of resources and knows a TON of songs.. He was able to sense when the songs were hits and when we needed to move on and did it flawlessly. During our first dance, the song began to feel too long so with one quick look, he knew to invite others to join us on the dance floor. Marvelous…
I truly can’t say enough great things about him, his level of professionalism, organization and wonderful personality and his company. Anyone who includes him in their event is sure to have an exceptional event.
I want to thank DJ Mars and staff for an awesome holiday party this past weekend. Mario had a great low key selection of music playing during our dinner service and when dinner was over he transitioned to awesome dance music keeping the employees entertained some even dancing at the casino tables. When the line dances started employees left the casino tables to get out on the floor to participate.
During this time DJ Jason had a great crowd in the Karaoke room making both our seasoned karaoke goers as well as the 1st timers feel comfortable. DJ Jason invited everyone in to start the group and then got the crowd pumped up in between songs, and cheered everyone on. He was very animated and everyone had fun hanging out in the room.
Both Mario and Jason had a wide variety of music for song requests on the dance floor as well as our karaoke room.
Mario made it very easy for us to relax and enjoy ourselves during the party while he made numerous announcements for us, announced raffles and took song requests.
We look forward to working with both of them for our future holiday parties.
We got married on January 27, 2018 at Legacy Ballroom and cannot say enough about how great our ceremony and reception music was!
We received a TON of compliments from friends and family after the wedding and cannot thank Mario enough for all of his efforts throughout our planning process and wedding day!
Mario was willing to meetup as many times as needed beforehand and even helped us create our day of timeline to ensure everything ran smoothly and wasn’t rushed.
He went above and beyond to ensure all other vendors stuck to the schedule and even jumped in to help with song recommendations and created a custom dance mix for a surprise ending to my father daughter dance!
Thank you thank you! Highly recommend!
We got married mid-December 2017 and couldn’t have had a more spectacular evening thanks to DJ Mars! I have actually known DJ Mars for many years and witnessed him DJ for family, friend, and corporate events. He truly is one of the best in the business! Working with him, he is very personal and will take the time to go over your needs and budget. Not only does he have a great set list, setup, and sound, but an awesome, high-energy personality over the mic! He is great in making guests feel greeted, welcomed, and relaxed but at the same time can raise the roof to get the dance floor going! There is no one else I would recommend other than DJ Mars no matter what the event! Seriously, thank you so much for everything you’ve done! Everyone was talking about how fun you were! You truly are a devoted and talented DJ and a wonderful friend!
Jeremy and Hayley!
I have to share one moment that was pretty badass … After dinner, we planned to briefly escape for sunset pictures, then do the speeches and dances. Everything was going as planned, however the dinner started a little earlier so sunset wasn’t going to be for at least another hour. It took a little longer than expected and by the time we got to the speeches and father/bride and mother/groom dances, people were itching to get on the dance floor. I ran over quickly to DJ Mars and he asked me if I wanted to go to the cake cutting or bouquet toss. I just told him, “We’ll do that later, let’s turn it up!” He nodded “You got it!” and 10 secs after leaving, he dropped the lights and turned up flashing lights and music! All at once everyone flooded the dance floor and the dancing did not stop for hours! It was a pretty awesome moment!
We were married on NYE 2017 at the Arizona Biltmore. Mario was truly one of the highlights of the night. Mario put in a lot of time preparing for the wedding. When presented with a guest who requested persian music, he was able to deliver on the fly. I would highly recommend Mario for any event big or small. He kept us dancing the whole night.
We first found about DJ Mars through an open house for a wedding venue. We were very interested and were able to schedule a consultation appointment with him right away. The appointment consisted of asking basic questions about the date and the types of music that we had picked out songs for. They are happy to play whatever music that you choose (even music that you specifically do not want to hear played as well–which is very important when guests request specific songs). He is very professional and very energetic. DJ Mars and his team were fantastic to work with. Thank you so much!
DJ Mars is by far the BEST investment you will make at your wedding!! From the first day we met with him up until the night of the wedding, DJ Mars was professional, helpful, and approachable! Most importantly, he KNOWS music. His asked us multiple questions and worked closely with us to understand what we were looking for during our reception. He was so quick to make great suggestions based on our music style and understood exactly the atmosphere we wanted for our wedding. We also utilized DJ mars for our ceremony music and I would HIGHLY recommend it. The music and microphones sounded perfect and he was available to change each song & ensure the sound was at the right level. The entire setup, which included ceremony, cocktail hour, and reception, was set up very professionally. We even did our up-lighting through DJ Mars. We received the MOST compliments from our wedding on the music and how much fun it was to dance all night. The dance floor literally was never empty! We loved how he included a variety of songs and even did some AMAZING original mixes. We are SO glad we were able to work with DJ Mars for our wedding- he really is the BEST DJ in the valley”–Caitlin & Kevin Celestino
We always request for DJ Mars for our parties. This time, we requested him for our wedding 02.29.2020. He was phenomenal!
He has done many weddings and we felt comfortable having him as our MC. He came over with us during our wedding rehearsal to get a feel of the venue and where to place each equipment to prevent technical difficulties during the ceremony. He uses wireless equipment and it worked like a charm.
Before the wedding, he went through every step with us and had an itinerary with the list of songs we have requested. At that point we knew we were in goods hands because our guests enjoyed the reception and the constant draw to the dance floor. He provided announcements at appropriate times.
We are thankful to know him as a friend, but when it comes to his DJ expertise he’s are to beat. Thank you again many times over Mario!
DJ Mars is amazing!!!!!! 🙂 If you are looking for a DJ, he is your man!!! I can not stress enough how amazing he is at reading the crowd and keeping “the party going”. He DJ’ed my wedding in December 2019 and also my brothers wedding in 2020, I have also attended a Christmas corporate party that he was the DJ. Almost a year later people are still talking about what an amazing time they had at my wedding and the music selection. He can DJ any event whether business or otherwise. I’m telling you this man is amazing, he will help you with any details you need and make your event perfect!!! Book him immediately if you are looking for a DJ.
Mars was amazing for the 40th Birthday celebration we hosted. He was affordable, punctual, friendly, the set list was exactly what we needed, and he helped out with so many other little things going above and beyond. I highly recommend him and he will be my goto DJ moving forward for any future events
DJ Mario hosted my daughter’s Quinceañera and we couldn’t be more happy with our decision on hiring him. He was very nice and accesible since the beginning. Mario met with us a couple of times before the event, to discuss the details of our celebration, he listened to my daughter and play all the music that she wanted, he also helped us by making the mix for the surprise dance, and throughout the party, he kept everyone engaged and entertained. I will definitely call him again the next time we have an event, and I definitely recommend him to anyone who is looking for a DJ that is passionate about his job, and cares about offering his customers a superb service.
DR. Juan Llusco and Liz Llusco