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Wedding of Chelsea & Scott

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On May 14, 2017, I was hired from VOX DJs to DJ and host the wedding of Chelsea and Scott at the Camarillo Ranch House in Camarillo, CA. It was a Filpino-American Wedding, and they had a guest count of 250 as most of their family came from cities all over the US to witness this special occasion. This was a big wedding and was glad I worked with a team of professionals. Jane and her team from www.janealexanderevents.com helped me out throughout the day to ensure everything went smoothly. 

That day I was in charge of their ceremony, cocktail, and reception. I didn't have an assistant with me to help me out, but fortunately, I arrived there early enough to handle it all on my own. For the ceremony, I setup near the large tree at the back of the ranch. I used my QSC K8 speaker to project sound, as well as my Alto ZMX122 mixer. They also had a special performance from The Brown Brothers who sang during the ceremony. For them, I setup 3 microphones on mic stands, 1 QSC K12 speaker on the floor as the monitor, and hooked up their keyboard to my mixer. The whole ceremony was beautiful and went flawless.

Shortly after the ceremony was the cocktail hour which I have used my battery-powered Denon speaker. I connected my iPad to it and played a playlist that I created on Spotify. I played a mixture of upbeat wedding music that catered to all ages. Even the staff had complimented and told me that they enjoyed the music. Thank you!

While people were enjoying the cocktail hour, I was doing my last touch ups, cleaning up, and sound check over at the reception area. When it was time to welcome guests, I had some upbeat wedding music in the background. I then lined up the wedding party outside and this even included their sponsors. The grand entrance was fun and the guests were cheering them on as they made their way inside. Right after the bride and groom's entrance, we did their first dance. Afterwards was a welcome speech from the bride's parents and a blessing from their officiant. Then it was time to eat.

While people are enjoying their delicious meals catered by Simply Marvelous BBQ (http://simplymarvelousbbq.com/), we had some special performances to entertain the guests. There were a total of 4 acts with 3 of them were solo singers. They provided me their iPhone to play the YouTube karaoke version of the song and they sang on top of the music. They were all great singers! The 4th act was from the group, The Brown Brothers. They sang over a music track that they've given me on a CD dedicated to the bride and groom. They sounded amazing!

Next, we had speeches and toasts. Following was the parents dances, and then an open dance floor! It was time to party! I played a mixture of Top 40 and classic funky and disco hits. I even played some Filipino favorites such as "Todo Todo" and other line dancing songs that gets people on the dance floor. About 30 minutes into the dance set, we took a break for the bride and groom to do their cake cutting, bouquet, and garter toss. My favorite parts was the bouquet toss because I played the song "Move B****" by Ludacris as the bride's request. You know it's going to be a fun party.  Then we continued with more dancing and mixing the music up for everyone to dance. Finally, we ended the night with "Don't Stop Believing". I gathered people around the dance floor to surround Chelsea and Scott with their love. They were singing and shouting having a great time.

Overall, the whole night was a success! And importantly, Chelsea and Scott had an amazing time at their wedding. It was a pleasure to have been their DJ. Congrats Scott and Chelsea!


VENUE:
Camarillo Ranch House
http://camarilloranch.org/

COORDINATOR:
Jane and Team
http://janealexandraevents.com/

PHOTOGRAPHER: 
Stefani Ciotti Photography
http://stefaniciottiphotography.com/

VIDEOGRAPHER:
Taylor from Moonlight Media
http://www.moonlightmedia.net/

DJ Company I worked for that night:
VOX DJs
http://voxdjs.com/

Wedding of Joey & Maigan

On March 18, 2017, I DJed and hosted the wedding of Joey & Maigan at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort. The wedding ceremony was beautiful as it was placed right by the beach. The weather that day couldn't have been more perfect. Joey & Maigan didn't have a traditional wedding ceremony. They spiced things up with their music selection as they walk down the isle. The groomsmen came into "Bring Em Out" by T.I., the parents, flower girls, and ring bearer came into "I Gotta Feeling" by The Black Eyed Peas, and the bridesmaids came into "Girls Just Want To Have Fun" by Cyndi Lauper. When it was Maigan's turn to walk down the isle, she walked down to "A Thousand Years" by The Piano Guys. Their ceremony was great because it set a fun vibe and tone that carried out to the rest of the night.

For the cocktail and reception, it took place inside the resort. The wedding was a multi-cultural wedding combining Latin, Persian, and American backgrounds, and the music I played reflected that. We had 3 dance sets that nights. The first dance set happened right after the first dance, the second after dinner, and the third after the cake cutting. It was a fun celebration and the wedding was a huge success. At the end of the night, I even received a positive testimonial from the bride and groom themselves! This was a fun wedding! Thank you, Joey & Maigan!

DJ MOJOE
"Saving the City, One Party at a Time"
http://www.djmojoe.com

Embassy Suites by Hilton Mandalay Beach Resort:
http://www.mandalayembassysuites.com/

Photobooth & Flowers:
http://www.exoticgreengarden.com/

Wedding of Joey & Rachael

On January 29, 2017, I DJed at the Westin Bonaventure Brewery for the wedding of Joey & Rachael. Their wedding was beautifully located on a rooftop in the middle of Downtown Los Angeles. That night I was in charge of their ceremony and reception. The groom also had a fun idea to have the wedding rick-rolled! The groom, officiant, and I coordinated the act and it was a success! The reception was also a great time as I mixed a variety of fun music that people danced ranging from 70s, 80s, 90s, 00s, Hip Hop, Latin, and EDM. It was a great, fun and intimate wedding. Congrats Joey & Rachael! And thank you for having me as your DJ!

WESTIN BONAVENTURE BREWERY:
www.bonaventurebrewing.com

5 Events in 1 Video!

There was 1 week in October which I had 5 events. This is a special video in which I captured those 5 events and condensed all of them into 1 video. It was definitely a busy week for me, but I had a great time.

1st Event: Brooke's Bat Mitzvah at the Automobile Driving Museum in El Segundo, CA. I worked for DJ Eddie Entertainment that night and teamed up with MC Evan and Dancer Rachel. The kids and adults had an amazing time as we performed and made them dance.

2nd Event: "HalloWine & Spirits" Charity Event for the Shelter Partnership. It was an event hosted by PXP Events and took place at the top lounge floor level of Hotel Angeleno in Los Angeles, CA. It was a casual event as I set the vibe by playing fun, chill, and upbeat music.

3rd Event: Christian Service 4Life at the USC Galen Center. I was asked to DJ with the talented Joe Melendrez in front of about 6,000 people. We were asked to entertain, interact, and energize everybody in the room in preparation for the show that day. We arrived early and started our performance around 8:30am and finished around 10:00am. Fun event!

4th Event: DJed at Royal Hollywood that same night after the Christian Service 4Life event. Early in the night, I played some positive fun throwbacks for the patrons who were there. One of them requested Nsync, so I played one of their songs and the people in the bar started to sing! Good vibes only at Royal Hollywood! Catch me spin there every Tuesday and Thursday night! 

5th Event: Zumba Halloween Dance Party! It's an annual event hosted and put together by wonderful dance instructor, Orna. I used my 2-QSC K12 speakers and mini LED moving heads to fill the room with lights and sound. It was a fun event as I played upbeat and fun music! Great and successful night!

Automobile Driving Museum:
http://www.automobiledrivingmuseum.org

Shelter Partnership:
https://www.shelterpartnership.org

Christian Service 4Life:
http://lifesocal.org/christian-servic...

Royal Hollywood:
http://www.theroyal.life

Carousel Dance Studio:
http://carouseldancestudio.com

Wedding of Brian & Eurri

On September 2, 2016, I had a blast DJing Brian and Eurri's wedding at the Vertigo Event Venue in Glendale, CA! We originally met at Downtown LA's Art Walk last year when I DJed an event there. They enjoyed my music, decided to book me, and a year later, we made their wedding into a reality! The wedding reception was full of fun as we turned the wedding into a full-on dance party! With the venue's built-in lighting effects and my sound system, we transformed the room into a club. The couple and I agreed that music plays such an important role in a wedding, and we were all happy how it all played out. Congratulations Brian and Eurri! Thanks for having me as your DJ.

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Wedding of Grace & Mac

On August 6, 2016, I DJed a beautiful wedding at Walnut Grove in Moorpark, CA for Grace and Mac! We've known each other for over 10 years and it was such a great experience to DJ for them on their special day. That day, I was in charge of providing sound as well as being the DJ/MC for the wedding ceremony, cocktail, and reception. It was such a fun, outdoor wedding as everyone participated in some games, took some silly photos at the photo booth, and danced the entire night! I'm so happy for Grace and Mac and glad to hear that everyone had an amazing time. The video below captures some of the fun highlights from their wedding. Enjoy!

DJ MOJOE
"Saving the City, One Party at a Time"
http://www.djmojoe.com

VIDEO by
HBMoredo Productions
http://www.hbmoredo.com

PICTURES by
Martina Micko
facebook.com/martinamickphoto
instagram.com/martinamicko
www.martinamicko.com

Captured how much fun they had for their first dance!

Captured how much fun they had for their first dance!

Hosted the Shoe Game for the guests to know more about Grace & Mac!

Hosted the Shoe Game for the guests to know more about Grace & Mac!

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Wedding of Corbin Bleu & Sasha Clements

On July 23, 2016, I had an amazing opportunity to DJ Corbin Bleu and Sasha Clements' wedding at the Hummingbird Nest Ranch in Simi Valley, CA. I also work with VOX DJs and am thankful they gave me this celebrity wedding. As many already know, Corbin Bleu is one of the featured stars in Disney's High School Musical movie series. Sasha Clements is a Canadian actress, and if you combine Corbin and Sasha, you get this amazing power-couple. 

At their wedding, I attended as their DJ/MC and was in charge of their cocktail and reception. It was a fun-filled event as there was a surprise transition in their first dance, Oscar Cartaya's live latin band, and an In-N-Out food truck at midnight! In this video, you'll see some of the behind-the-scenes footage taken that night from my point of view. The wedding was an absolute blast and I'm glad Sasha and Corbin had an amazing time too. Enjoy the video!

Wedding Planner:
http://belladestinee.com

VOX DJs:
http://voxdjs.com/

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Wedding of Alan & Vianne

On July 10, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Alan & Vianne at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel & Spa. I was in charge of the ceremony, cocktail, and reception that day. Their wedding was beautiful as they experienced the sunny California weather outside and enjoyed the modern reception inside. This video captures the fun highlights from their wedding all in a short 5-minute video. Enjoy!

Modern LA Weddings:
http://www.modernlaweddings.com

Lighting & Dancefloor:
http://tmmpro.com

Wedding of Monica & Mark

On May 14, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Monica & Mark at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, California. Their wedding took place at the Birchwood Room which is one of the four venues at Calamigos Ranch. It was an intimate wedding, and I was in charge of providing music and sound for the ceremony, cocktail and reception. It was a beautiful wedding and I had the chance to work with some amazing vendors that night. This video captures some of the highlights from their wedding and the fun moments that they will talk about in the many years to come. Enjoy!

5-Star WeddingWire Review

5-Star WeddingWire Review

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Wedding of Ashley & Jordan

On May 28, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Ashley & Jordan at the Point Vicente Interpretive Center in Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. They had a beautiful and scenic ceremony over looking the Pacific Ocean. Everybody had a fun time, and I received many compliments that night! Here is a short video capturing the highlights from their wedding. Enjoy!

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Wedding of Eric & Arlette

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On May 27, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Eric & Arlette at Eden Gardens in Moorpark, CA. Eden Gardens is a beautiful, private venue with a lush, green scenery that makes you feel like you're in an exotic location. That evening I was in charge of the music, sound and entertainment for the ceremony, cocktail and reception.  In this video, you'll see clips of the beautiful venue and the fun times everybody had that evening. Congratulations Eric & Arlette!

5-Star Wedding Review: http://i.imgur.com/jWiTDXq.jpg
Eden Gardens: http://www.edengardensweddings.com/
Wedding Coordination: http://velvetalleyevents.com/

Camera Gear:
Canon T4i

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Wedding of Tyler & Bree

On April 30, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Tyler and Bree at the Calamigos Ranch in Malibu, CA. The wedding was beautiful as the ceremony took place in front of a majestic stone waterfall. There were talented musicians who provided the music for the ceremony, and I was in charge of the music and entertainment for the cocktail and reception portion of the night. Later in the evening, we transitioned inside the Oaks Room for the reception. It was a huge room that was nicely decorated by Exotic Green Garden. As for dancing goes, the night was filled with a great selection of music ranging from Top 40 hits, 80s, throwbacks, and hip hop which kept the dance floor alive! The newlyweds, wedding party, and the rest of the guests had an amazing time and I am thankful to be a part in this joyous celebration.

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Wedding of Thina & Tyson!

On July 26, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Thina & Tyson at the Black Walnut Ranch in Ojai, CA. It was an intimate wedding with their friends and family who flew from Australia and Sweden. I was in charge of the ceremony, cocktail, and reception. People had a great time throughout the night and I was even asked to extend my services for an extra hour of fun! Thina & Tyson had a blast at their wedding and their guests did, too. Below is a 5-star review that I received from Thina & a quick Snapchat video highlighting the events from that evening. Congratulations Thina & Tyson! Thanks for having me on your special day.

Hotel Angeleno Party!

On July 14, 2016, I DJed the launch of the new Hotel Angeleno! They just finished their multimillion dollar renovation around the hotel and they invited all of their valued partners and clients to share in the celebration! They also became a new member of Genre Hotels and received an exclusive partnership with Uber! 

That night, I DJed on the top floor of the hotel providing fun music for all the guests. The guests enjoyed themselves so much, that the hotel extended my contract with them for another entertaining hour! The night was a success and happy for the growing success of Hotel Angeleno.

In the quick video below, you'll see some of the behind-the-scenes footage taken from my Snapchat, djmojoe. Add me on Snapchat for more BTS footage for future events and parties! 

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Wedding of Faiza & Kevin

On April 24, 2016, I DJed the wedding of Faiza and Kevin on behalf of One Up Entertainment. It was an intimate wedding of about 40-50 people and took place at the gorgeous Huntley Hotel in Santa Monica, California. I was the DJ and MC throughout the wedding and was in charge of the ceremony, cocktail and reception that evening. This was my first wedding that I played Somali and African music. However, challenging at first, the end result was amazing. I played a mixture of Somali, Latin/Spanish, Hip hop, Dancehall, and Top 40 music that got everybody on the dancefloor. I received many compliments that night and received some praise from the groom himself. This was an amazing wedding and happy to have witness all of it. In this video, you'll see why. Enjoy!

Hotel: http://www.thehuntleyhotel.com
One Up Entertainment: http://www.1upent.com
Music Beat: Maylay

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Adam's Bar Mitzvah

November 8, 2015
I had a great time DJing Adam's Bar Mitzvah at Motoart in El Segundo, CA. I worked with the talented MC, Joe Melendez, fabulous dancers, Amy and Alex, and lighting production company, The Lab.
Motoart was the perfect venue to have this event. Its rich artwork covered the building and the reception area transformed into a club-like environment. Overall, the party was a success!

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Halloween Party

October 31, 2015
This video covers my 2nd gig that I had on Halloween Day in Ventura, CA. This was definitely the best decorated house in the neighborhood.
Throughout the night, I mixed hip hop, throwbacks, and EDM & everyone had an amazing time!

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50th Wedding Anniversary

October 31, 2015
This video captures my first gig that day for a 50th Wedding Anniversary at the Odyssey in Granada Hills, CA. It was a day event starting from 11am-4pm. In the beginning, we had a mass which the couples renewed their vows. This was a really sweet event for a really sweet couple.

Enjoy!