John is amazing! Our dance floor was packed the entire night of our wedding. All of our guests were beyond impressed with him and it was such a pleasure to work with him. Highly suggest using John for your special day.
Reviewed On 7/13/2021 by Mary Y
JOHN IS THE BEST!!! My wedding was on 5/28/21 and he MADE the wedding what it was. He played the top hits that everyone LOVED as well as the top hits that my husband and I wanted to hear. I loved his setup with the lights and the loud place....
He has plenty of options to choose from based on your price range. THANK YOU JOHN for an amazing wedding-YOU KILLED IT!
Reviewed On 12/01/2020 by Maria S
DJ John! In the last three years, my now-wife and I have attended almost 15 weddings, none of which had DJ's that compare in the way of music or presentation to DJ John Marcopulos. From day one, DJ John's attention to detail and concern for our...
individual needs stood out from all of the other vendors and DJ's we'd met with about emceeing our wedding. DJ John showed a genuine understanding of the atmosphere we were trying to create, and he had a physical setup that complimented our vision and which no other DJ we met with could hold a candle to. DJ John's knowledge of crowd favorites, and his understanding of generational music varieties, assured us he would be able to read the dancefloor and keep everyone from toddlers to grandparents engaged and entertained throughout the night. John helped us craft a custom playlist that accentuated each of our personalities while paying homage to the classics of our parents' generation, and he never hesitated to meet with us as we navigated the ever-changing environment throughout this tumultuous pandemic. Never before have my wife or I been compelled to compliment the music at our friends' weddings, BUT since our wedding day we've received an outpouring of praise and requests for DJ John's contact information from dozens of our wedding guests!!! Throughout our special night, John kept the dance floor alive and made sure our wedding was the once-in-a-lifetime event my wife truly deserved. I can't thank DJ John enough for his support and attention to detail, and I would recommend him in a heartbeat - HANDS DOWN - as the only DJ you should consider for your future wedding. If DJ John is unavailable, you need to reschedule, he's that good! Thank you so much John, and congratulations to all the future brides and grooms who go with DJ John on their special night!
DJ John - you are like family to us now - OPA! WE LOVE YOU!
Reviewed On 9/14/2020 by Jenna J
Brides need to book John as their DJ for their special day. He listens and over delivers! 10/10. He made our day special and kept people on the dance floor. He listened to our requests and made me feel special. He heard our vision and made it a...
reality. His personality, professionalism, and price he takes into his work shoes how passionate he is about YOUR special day. I can not recommend him enough. Brides will NOT be disappointed. Book him while you can! We can’t say thank you enough.
Reviewed On 7/30/2020 by Ted E
Due to Covid we had to reschedule and ultimately cancel our reception. That said, John was amazing to work with. He was flexible and worked with us during this unprecedented time. Out of all of our vendors I enjoyed working with John the most. ...
I strongly recommend John and Fantastic DJs & Photo Booth!
Reviewed On 7/29/2020 by Stephanie P
If you find yourself searching for an outstanding DJ look no further than John Marcopulos of Fantastic DJs! My now husband and I hired him as our DJ for our wedding and he was AWESOME! He really does deserve all the positive reviews he receives...
and picking him as my wedding DJ was one of the best decisions I made when planning my wedding. He really knows how to get the crowd going and keep people on the dance floor all night. He also helped us with the schedule and timing for our reception that night and made sure things ran smoothly and on time. I also really appreciated being able to meet with him and see his set up prior to our big day. He was also very communicative with me throughout the months leading up to the wedding to touch base on all the details of what we had discussed. If I ever need a DJ for another large event in my future I will 1000% hire him again! Seriously... I can't emphasize enough how awesome he is!
Reviewed On 9/26/2019 by Tatiana N
Book with confidence!! All the 5 star reviews are accurate. (John is very open, direct, and has very reasonable fees.) He is a true professional and will keep your event running smoothly. He takes your input and really personalizes your eve...
nt. He offers suggestions too.
On the night of the event, he takes responsibility to make sure your photographer and videographer know when special dances and announcements will occur. Our dance floor was packed all night. He is a blast and will ensure your wedding is fantastic! Seriously, look no further. John is the BEST!
Reviewed On 9/10/2019 by Emily S
Not good at all! John was not clear at all about his pricing and policies. There was a $275 fee (not a small amount of money) about a certificate of insurance which when we looked more in depth was not clear what it was for. Needed for suppleme...
ntal insurance for events???? Still not clear what this fee is for? Didn’t end up booking because we did not like the businesses style.
Reviewed On 12/20/2017 by Kaitlyn T
Fantastic DJ's is a wonderful company and John was the best DJ that I have ever heard. He made the music part of the reception easy because he is very talented on being able to read the crowd and play the right music at the right time. He’s so...
personable that he makes you feel like you hired a friend. Besides his music talent, his gear is insanely amazing! From the lights to the speakers to the homemade photo booth. The music was clear, the lights were on point, and we got to keep a copy of every photo that everyone took in the photo booth in an album. John and his team are the best and should be used for any and all events that require music.
Reviewed On 9/24/2017 by Lexi J
John at Fantastic DJ's was AMAZING! We met him at his home for our initial meeting and then were able to do our communication through phone or email. John made our reception SOO much fun. He kept everyone on the dance floor the entire night. Ou...
r guests kept saying "I was going to sit down at the next lull song and there was never a chance- every song was worth dancing to!". John was super friendly, helpful, and a blast to be around. We would highly recommend him for another event!
Reviewed On 8/17/2017 by Daria S
I recently got married and John was our DJ for our wedding and let me tell you he did an AMAZING job!!! He has a great personality and is full of energy. You can tell that he loves what he does and cares about making your day special. We have h...
eard from many of our guests what a great job he did. I have some friends telling me already that they will want John to be their DJ when they get married. I HIGHLY recommend using John for your wedding! You won't be disappointed. John, thank you so much for making my wedding night so special!
Reviewed On 6/21/2017 by Margaret G
My wedding is the third family wedding John has done, and of course he did an amazing job! As always, my family loves you and you even won the hearts of those stubborn Belarussians! He was able to blend the American and Belarussian cultures wo...
nderfully with music, the floor was packed all night long. What a blast!
Reviewed On 6/21/2017 by Stacey D
DJ John was really great! He met with us and helped us through deciding on our music for the wedding. He is high energy and really loves what he does. My only issue is my husband felt that he didn't play a lot of the songs they had discussed, i...
nstead playing typical wedding songs. The guests all had a great time, but we were a little sad some of our favorites weren't fit into the playlist!
Reviewed On 2/20/2017 by Catherine P
I didn't have to "shop" around for a DJ since seeing DJ John in action at a wedding in 2010. I knew I'd ask him to be my wedding DJ one day. He's incredible at what he does. He took our vision and made it even better. John is professional, pun...
ctual, kind, and full of energy. I also like the fact he has a full studio, so anyone who hasn't seen him in action can see for themselves. The DJ makes or breaks the party. Do not skimp, go for the best, hire Fantastic DJs.
Reviewed On 6/08/2016 by Kristy M
My wife and I went into wedding planning knowing that there is one person who can absolutely make or break your party – the DJ. That being said, working with John Marcopoulos from Fantastic DJs was hands down one of the best decisions we made....
From the day we booked him (14 months before the wedding - he books up fast!) and throughout the entire event, he displayed true talent and professionalism, removing a huge stressor from an already nerve-wracking day. He consulted with us multiple times before the big day to ensure we were all on the same page and that he completely understood exactly what kind of music we wanted. We only gave him the specifics like processional, recessional, first dance, etc, and a couple of requests and styles we liked, and he did the rest. He is great at reading the crowd and adjusting the music accordingly to keep people engaged and on the dance floor. He is extremely friendly and so accommodating - he helped us design the perfect itinerary and he kept us right on track (good thing because everything can get very overwhelming!). All of our guests loved him - several people asked about him and his business after the wedding so they can book him for their own events. He really helped make it an incredibly successful evening and we would recommend him to absolutely everyone!
Reviewed On 7/01/2015 by Jenna W
John was our DJ for our wedding and I can't say enough great things about the job he did! Our guests were on the dance floor the whole night!! The planning process was so easy! Even the idea of the big group dance in the beginning of dinner was...
a huge success!
Reviewed On 9/09/2014 by Ashley T
We decided to go with John for our DJ. He did an amazing job keeping things on schedule, added a bunch of personal touches, and played music we wanted. We first were introduced to him at a friends wedding where he did an amazing job! I knew he ...
would do equally as well at ours, and he did! Before the wedding, we met and went over all the details specifically, how to pronounce names, what songs we wanted, and the overall schedule. It was so great to have all of this laid out so I knew what to expect. We have heard from many of our guests what a great job he did. We did the pre-dinner dance to get everyone's blood pumping and it was very well received, everyone was smiling. I even heard a random comment that the sound sounded great! I guess I never thought of sound quality, but I'm glad they did :) I also appreciate the non-tacky booth set up as well. No disco ball here!!
Overall John did a great job making our night a success! I would recommend him to anyone!
Reviewed On 7/22/2014 by Amy V
We chose to work with Fantastic DJs after hearing them in action at a friends wedding and I'm so happy we did! Mike was our DJ and he kept the dance floor filled all night. We selected a handful of "must play" songs but after talking to Mike a ...
week or so before the wedding, we left the majority of the music in his hands and we weren't disappointed. He did a great job of reading the crowd and keeping up the flow of the night. Several people have commented to us about how much they loved the music and we couldn't agree more.
Reviewed On 1/13/2014 by Richelle
Nick was an amazing DJ / MC ! He kept everyone dancing till we had to kick ppl out!! He truly was the reason this was the best night of my life. He catered to the type of music we loved as well as tunes that everyone could appreciate. He was ...
Reviewed On 12/19/2013 by a member
John & Mike did an absolutely amazing job on Saturday.
Everything from the pre-event communications, to room set up and night-of play list and coordination were outstanding. We have never seen a dance floor so packed all night; people were ...
out there non stop even through the last dance. John and Mike were great to work with and we cannot thank them enough for making this a great day. We have already gotten so many compliments from guests on everything, including the music.
If you are looking for a DJ service to tailor to your every need and what you perceive to be ludicrous needs, this is the company for you!
They really exceeded our expectations and I would use them again for any occasion in a heart beat!
Reviewed On 11/01/2013 by Ashley K
We had DJ John and he was worth every penny!!!! HE was so awesome to work with. The first time we met with him, he actually showed us the 3 different packages he offered. He had 3 different rooms set up and played us music to get the experie...
nce each package had to offer. Having DJ John made our wedding that much better. I still have people telling me how awesome DJ John was :-)
Reviewed On 10/19/2013 by kristen m
we started with dancing before dinner and the dance floor was packed till the last song!! John was Fantastic and had some really good ideas for us to use. He worked well with our other vendors and he really knew how to read the crowd. He was ...
easy to get ahold of and we have been referring to friends. BEST WEDDING EVER!!!!
Reviewed On 7/04/2013 by Sarah C
I knew the minute my fiance and I met John our DJ we would have the best music and the best night ever. He is not your average dj, he really listened to what we wanted and what type of music and mood we wanted for our wedding. On June 8 2013 th...
e night of our wedding he came in a blew the roof off the hall that is for sure! I would get married all over again to my husband, just to have John DJ our event again. You pay for what you get and John is the BEST!!!!
Reviewed On 7/01/2013 by Amy W
Thanks to DJ John, our wedding was a blast!!! John has got to be the best DJ out there, he is extremely professional at what he does and takes the time to get to know his bride and groom and their music styles. Our dance floor was packed all ni...
ght! He got the party started right away when he announced us into the reception. We are Hawks fans and walked in to Chelsea Dagger, he had the horns, the song, and even got all the guests the take their napkins and spin them over their head like rally towels - it was awesome!!! John may be a little more expensive than other DJs but he is beyond worth it! His equipment is top of the line and he knows his music and is able to read a crowd and know what to play to keep the party going. Go visit John for a consultation, he will show you his equipment and even play for you! We knew immediately he would be our DJ! We even had him do the up-lighting and gave his expert opinion on colors and what would look best for our venue. I was a little skeptical having pink as our up-lighting, but it looked perfect! I would have had it no other way. Trust John and leave the party in his hands and you can sit back, relax, and have a blast!!!
Reviewed On 2/26/2013 by MARTA W
Our wedding was on February 9th, 2013. Let me start by saying that John was absolutely amazing, from start til end! We went to different meetings with different djs and the time that we went to see John, we have booked him right away! He was re...
commended to us by our venue, and we couldn't have been more thankful to them for that. John `til this day is the talk of the night. Everyone absolutely loved him. Not only his work but also his personality and how great of a person he is. John worked with us like no one ever would. He even came out to my work to drop off the cd sample for our first dance! I cannot thank him eboigh for the wonderful job that he did. I know we chose the most expensive package, but it was worth every penny! And for those that want something lower in price, he does offer differemt packages!! I strongly recommend him for your event!!
Reviewed On 2/10/2013 by Maria G
This was the best money spent for the whole wedding!!! John was the best DJ I have ever expereinced. Everyone commented on the DJ, saying that he was the best and the wedding was the most fun they had at a wedding! John kept the dance floor ...
full the whole night and I danced the whole time. Best mix of new and old music to keep all happy!!! WOW is all I can say about John!!!
Reviewed On 12/19/2012 by Mandi M
We had checked out a few djs, but when we met Ray we knew we were set! Ray was awesome, between the lights and music he made sure the dance floor was filled the whole night. He even kept my bridal party together long enough to do an entrance ...
and a dance (which is not easy with our group of friends!!!) If you want an awesome Dj these are your guys!!
Reviewed On 10/27/2012 by Lindsey N
We booked John from Fantastic DJs after hearing him at a friend's wedding. We had a blast at their wedding, and wanted the same for our own. John was so easy to work with, and made choosing our agenda super simple. I had my guests list a son...
g on their RSVPs to get them involved, and John was so helpful in getting many of their songs played. Our dance floor was packed the entire night, and everyone commented on how much fun they had and how great of a DJ he was. Though he was a bit pricey, my husband and I both agreed that we thought it was worth the money to ensure that our guests had a great time - and we were proven correct!
Reviewed On 10/07/2012 by Irina R
John was our DJ and he delivered. He was not only our DJ, but was also the planner for the night. He kept us on schedule and informed us of when the next thing was coming up (dances, garter toss, ect). Everyone is still talking about how much f...
un the wedding was. We spent more then our budge, but we believe you get what you pay for, and were very happy we decided to pay extra to have the ultimate package with DJ John.
Tom & Irina
Reviewed On 9/23/2012 by Lindsay F
Fantastic DJ’s really helped in making our wedding an amazing day! Specifically, we worked with DJ John, and he did a fantastic job. From the start, John, was extremely excited and seemed very genuine even in our first call over the phone. H...
e also set himself apart from other DJ’s by scheduling an in person meeting at the Fantastic DJ’s studio to discuss the different packages, along with showcasing his DJ equipment and set-up. Just being able to hear and see his equipment really got my wife and I excited to work with John and Fantastic DJ’s. Everything was very organized as well; from the online tool for choosing music, song schedules, Bridal party announcements, etc, Fantastic DJ’s made this process very easy.
John also went above and beyond by allowing my best man (brother) and I in his studio to rehearse a song we had written for my wife. That one example really showcased just how flexible and open John was for making our day unique and special.
For the day of the wedding, John suggested we try a “party song” before dinner and announcements to get guests excited about the night to come. This turned out to be a great recommendation as all of our guests got up to dance for a few minutes and really kicked off our reception.
I would absolutely recommend Fantastic DJ’s and DJ John! From the beginning of the night all the way till the end, nobody wanted to leave the dance floor. It really was everything we could have hoped for and more in a DJ!
We also used the photo booth and would definitely recommend - all guests had a blast!
Reviewed On 9/17/2012 by Angela P
We had a BLAST with our DJ! Everyone loved him and complimented him all night. He made sure to include the "must play" songs as well as songs he knew everyone would love. Very professional, very entertaining. I highly recommend fantastic dj's (...
especially our dj, John!)
Reviewed On 9/14/2012 by Caroline T
We had Ray from Fantastic DJs for our August wedding. We met with John once at their main location and then we Skyped with Ray to discuss our music requests. You can tell these guys are professionals and have a great time doing what they do. Ra...
y was happy to give us suggestions and listened to our requests for must play/don't play songs. The night of he was very organized and would come find us to say "hey, in 10 minutes we're gonna do the bouquet toss" which was great- I didn't have to run around wondering what was going on and when- he'd just come find me and I could really enjoy the evening with our guests. He played great music- the dance floor was never empty- or near empty. We didn't have to worry about a thing- it was just what we wanted!
Reviewed On 8/27/2012 by MARK L
We had the best time of our lives this past weekend. John the Owner of this business turned up the heat on the dance floor. Money well Spent with this Vendor. John you are awesome, and we will be working with you in the future.
If you want to...
dance, and have your crowd out of their seats, this is the guy you want for your wedding.
Reviewed On 8/22/2012 by Nishi D
We had John the owner as our DJ. Everyone loved him and even want to have him do their parties. We never had less then 10 people on the dance floor. John even stayed extra to keep the party going.
John had to work with Indian and American mus...
ic mixing them for the entire group of people with little direction from the Bride or Groom.
DJ is the most important part of the reception. They will either make it a hit or a bust. Fantastic DJ is worth every penny!
Reviewed On 8/03/2012 by Anamaria D
The DJ’s live up to the company name…
John Marcopulos is an outstanding DJ, he sure made our night. We first met him in his studio in Glen Ellyn with my in-laws. He took us through all the rooms and played his musical equipment and light shows...
, we were pretty impressed. What we loved the most about him is that he “read” all the four of us and played music he thought we would like to hear and the same thing happened on our wedding. We gave him a short list and a few ideas for our wedding night but he mostly managed to keep the crowd dancing until the end of the night. We decided to have him for an extra hour since our guests weren’t willing to leave, I mind you this was a Sunday night!!!
Reviewed On 5/26/2012 by Rachel T
Thanks for a great party!
Reviewed On 4/14/2012 by Vanessa M
Nick was better than perfect. My dance floor was packed all night. All of my guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been to. Eveyone loved the music played. He worked great with the hall and my photographer. I could not be happier.
Reviewed On 10/26/2011 by Erica B
Fantastic DJs was the only DJ company we met with. As soon as we met John, we knew we found the best place! The process from the beginning was painless and they are very helpful with payments, online selections, etc. We had Ray as our DJ and...
he is great! Very professional and very personable! He played what we wanted and more! He even handled our ceremony music for us too, which was great! Our guests had a great time and were always on the dance floor! Thanks again for helping our party be a party!
Reviewed On 10/24/2011 by Natalie L
Nick was the DJ for both mine and my sister's wedding. He did an awesome job, especially at my wedding. My sister's wedding was on a farm in a rural location and Nick drove all the way out there by himself to set up and DJ her event. Her's w...
as an outdoor wedding and the sound system was perfect for the area.
At my wedding, Nick had to move to a couple of different locations as I had things taking places in different parts of the venue.
He covered the music for our ceremony and provided a mic so people could hear our vows.
He then DJ'd the dinner with fun music from the 80's and a few songs we had picked. Then he moved his system into the Library where we had drinks and dancing. Everyone was exhausted from dancing at the end of the night.
Nick played a great mix of music that kept everyone on the dance floor.
Reviewed On 9/29/2011 by Erin M
John, our DJ, was the best DJ I have ever seen. He played great music that was for all ages and kept the party going after the place closed! We cannot say enought good things about our experience and would definitely recommend Fantastic DJs to ...
anyone who wants to have a great time at their wedding!
Reviewed On 8/29/2011 by Kate O
My husband and I absolutely loved working with John! He was so responsive and professional throughout the entire planning process and made sure to really understand what we wanted. Come the wedding night, he took full ownership as MC for the ...
evening and worked so hard to run a good party: he spoke to guests during the cocktail hour to make sure they were jazzed for our opening dance, he checked with both sets of parents to make sure the music wasn’t too loud during dinner, he spoke with the parents and bridal party so they knew exactly when to speak, dance, etc, he took requests, and kept the party going all night. We have received compliments from several of our guests (in all age groups) about how much they liked him. We had a Greek/American wedding and I felt that he was able to read the crowd so well that the music transitions were flawless and the floor was never short on dancers. The week we got back from our honeymoon, we heard from one of our guests asking for John’s contact information for his own wedding. For those who decide to book him for your wedding, my biggest recommendation would be to trust him completely. He knows how to run a party! He strongly suggested that we do a fast dance right after the entrances before anyone started eating dinner. My husband was very hesitant about this plan. John assured us that he would not do this unless he felt we had the right crowd at our wedding. We ended up doing it and the idea went over so well! The dance floor was PACKED and I have received several comments since the wedding about what a great idea that was. You will not be disappointed if you book John!
Reviewed On 8/08/2011 by Julie W
Words can not explain how amazing John is with Fantastic DJs. He really listening to what you want. He took time out to meet with my husband and I on numerous occasions to go over entrance music, music playlist, and details of the whole evening...
. John's personality is so awesome, he gets you so hyped and excited for your big day.
The day of my wedding was unforgettable. We only got married a few weeks ago, and our friends are continuing to talk about out wedding!!
Reviewed On 5/29/2011 by Emily S
John made our wedding a party where everyone was dancing and having fun the whole night, which was exactly what we wanted. John choose great music and everyone had a great time.
Reviewed On 11/19/2010 by rhianna m
John from Fantastic DJ went above and beyond to make our music special and match our personalities and what we actually liked. He took time to mix our opening song, and made the most original reception ever with everyone dancing to 2 songs bef...
ore sitting for dinner...people are still talking about how much fun they had and that it was the most original reception with the music ever. Worth every penny....
Reviewed On 8/15/2010 by Sara C
DJ John "Marco" Marcopolous is the best DJ in the area. He really loves what he does and he is great at it! My wedding was a huge party - everyone was on the dance floor including my 90 year old grandmother in her wheelchair! People danced a...
ll thoughout dinner until the very last song, and then they chanted for DJ Marco to play "one more song!" He has an awesome speaker system and lighting and he knows just the right songs to play at the right time. He was a pleasure to work with - he really cared about what we wanted and listened to us. He also gave us great suggestions and truly spoke from experience. DJ Marco is the best DJ and you are guaranteed a great wedding!