Here are some very interesting wedding entertainment statistics, from well-known sources, about what happens to people’s opinions after their vows…

  • 72% of all brides say they would have spent more time choosing their reception entertainment.
  • Almost 100% say they would have spent more of their budget on the entertainment.
  • During wedding planning, Brides say their highest priority is their wedding dress, attire, followed by the reception site and caterer - reception entertainment is among the least of their priorities!
  • Within one week after their reception, 78% of Brides say they would have made the entertainment their highest priority!
  • When asked 81% of guests say the thing they remember most about a wedding is the entertainment (Band / DJ).
  • 65% of all couples that chose a band to entertain at their wedding reception, said, if they had it to do over again, they would have chosen a disc jockey!

*These statistics were published in St. Louis Bride & Groom Magazine . Sources include: Simmons; USA Today, National Bridal Service, The Knot, Brides Magazine.

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Brad Peterson - Owner/DJ
Phone:          (712) 574-0324

Big Dog Entertainment

Current 2018/2019 Rates

You always get:

Experience - High Quality Sound - Professional Computer Controlled Lighting - Great Speaking Voice - Online Planning Access - Secure Credit Card Payment Options - Outgoing Personality - Reliable - Fun!

$950 – Unlimited Time (start to finish)

If you want to make a day of it or just don't want to be concerned about time - then this might be for you. The time is unlimited. We're there for you from start to finish. This is also ideal if you have an extended cocktail time or considering us for the Ceremony too - then all we need to add it some additional equipment cost to play ceremony music and mic your minister. Package includes state of the art sound equipment, incredible dance floor lighting, wireless mics, online planning and request forms. This also includes any consultation you might need to make certain everything is as planned. Uplighting is available at an additional cost. We are a single unit service so you will get the owner as your DJ. No substitutions. $75 Deposit locks in your date.

Add On:

Uplighting - $250 additional fee

​Custom Monogram - $125 additional fee

Ceremony PA System - $200 additional fee

$$ Hourly Rates also available - starting at $750

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All prices and availability are subject to change.
Discounts may apply for school and special organizations.

I encourage you to visit the quote generator, lock in your price and make sure nothing additional like mileage applies.  Thanks!  DJ - Brad