About this Vendor

Classy and Professional DJs. Fun Weddings.

We work with couples who want a stress-free and FUN wedding reception that’ll be talked about for years. You’ll get personalized service from experienced people who love what they do. Click on the tabs above or visit our website to see why we are Chicago’s most highly reviewed DJ service.


Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Music Genres

Classical, Country, Dance, Disco, Folk, Hip-Hop, Jazz, Pop, R&B, Rock, African, Arabic, Caribbean, Celtic, Flamenco, Indian, Klezmer, Latin, Mariachi, Persian, Polka, World Music

Wedding Activities

After Party, Rehearsals + Parties, Ceremony, Reception, Wedding

Wedding Categories

MC Services, Recorded Music, Sound Equipment, Music


Contact Info

Park Ridge, IL Serving Chicagoland (888) 976-7707

Reviewed on 5/18/2017 Lauren T

I highly recommend Mike Staff Productions! Made our lives so easy :) We got our DJ (DJ Mike), Videographer (Gigi) and Photographers (Diego/Donna) from Mike Staff and all were amazing. Tim took time with us to watch different videos to make sure we picked the entertainment best... Read More suited for us. From there they pretty much organized everything! We had touch bases here and there with each of our entertainers but for the most part they pretty much knew what to do! DJ Mike was fantastic! We were really nervous about the music because we feel that the DJ definitely makes or breaks the party. DJ Mike exceeded our expectations. He made sure to mix it up to appeal to different parts of our party and made sure to get everyone on the dance floor. Diego and Donna definitely had a vision for pictures and they turned out great. They really listened to what we wanted and had great energy and professionalism the entire night. The pictures turned out great. And Gigi was just a ball of energy! I felt like she was everywhere!! I'm so happy how everything turned out and I'd highly recommend Mike Staff to help make wedding planning stress free :)

2017-05-19T13:27:05 Response from the vendor

Okay, we're not THAT good :) Seriously, though, THANK YOU for taking the time to share your experience with other couples. We love working as a team, looking out for each other and making sure you have the best day possible!

Reviewed on 9/14/2016 Trinity M

My DJ Jon was absolutely amazing! Flawless mics and sound through the entire night. Everything was as requested from us, and the dance floor was filled the entire night. We were blown away by your charisma and professionalism. Thanks for taking care of us. We will remember... Read More this day forever.

2016-10-07T20:00:42 Response from the vendor

Thank you for letting us be part of your wedding day. We appreciate your comments!

Reviewed on 9/13/2016

To say that Mike was an amazing DJ at our wedding would be an understatement. People are still talking about how epic (they are actually using that word) our reception was. I honestly think Mike was the one who made it epic. Everyone is talking about how great the music was and... Read More how fun the dancing and partying was! I am 110% confident that whatever you want your reception to be like, Mike can make it happen. The music he played was just spot on and he helped transition the night from cocktail hour, to dinner to dancing just beautifully! I simply cannot recommend or thank him enough.

2016-09-13T14:12:43 Response from the vendor

Epic... We LOVE that word! Thanks so much for sharing your experience with other couples.

Reviewed on 8/28/2016 Danielle Z

Pat from Mike Staff was an absolutely excellent DJ! He was great with introductions, the music selection during the cocktail hour and dinner, and incorporated all of the reception dances we wanted! He even helped my dad out when my dad felt nervous about dancing in front of... Read More everyone by quickly asking other people to join us on the dance floor for the father-daughter dance. I highly recommend Mike Staff (and Pat)!

2016-10-07T20:02:54 Response from the vendor

Pat really enjoyed working with you. Thank you for letting us be part of your day.

Reviewed on 6/29/2017 Kelly P

Mike Staff Productions is truly an amazing company. They care for their clients as if they are family. I had the pleasure of working with Tim leading up to our wedding. He was so much help with everything we needed to accomplish as our day got closer. Unfortunately, my fiance... Read More was involved in a very serious car accident 3 weeks before we were supposed to say "I DO." He had to have 6 surgeries and has been hospitalized for 2 weeks now. When he is discharged from the hospital he will then need several months of in-patient rehab at a facility. I knew that his medical expenses would be through the roof and we could use every penny we could find. I asked for a full refund for the money we had paid. Without hesitation, Tim refunded us all of our money. I would definitely recommend Mike Staff Productions to anyone who is looking for vendors for their wedding. I look forward to working with them when my fiance has made a full recovery.

Reviewed on 6/21/2017 Rachel S

Extremely professional and organized vendor. We worked with Seth as our DJ and had an absolutely packed danced floor throughout the entire reception! Thumbs up all around!

2017-07-07T08:08:11 Response from the vendor

This review deserves a giant thumbs up, too! Thanks so much! DJ Seth had a blast working with you and your party animal guests. We appreciate the kind words, our goal is to make your day fun, special and stress free!

Reviewed on 6/20/2017 Amanda B

Mike Staff and DJ Dan made our wedding perfect! From beginning to end, DJ Dan was organized, professional, and truly the main reason everything went smooth. Our guests of all ages danced until the very end. It was truly the best day of our lives. Thank you Mike Staff and DJ... Read More Dan!!

2017-07-07T08:09:00 Response from the vendor

When we get kids *and* grandparents on the dance floor -- it’s the best feeling ever! Thank you for making Mike Staff Productions a part of your day. DJ Dan wanted to make sure he played awesome tunes and kept the night moving on schedule.... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 6/15/2017 Krysta R

Mike Staff Productions was phenomenal! We took advantage of the bundled service for photography, videography and DJ which made the process far easier given they've all worked together before, and the venue works directly with one company rather than 3. We don't have enough... Read More positive things to say about our DJ, John. He was perfect! The dance floor was packed literally the entire night with every generation. We wanted it to transition to a bit more of a clubby vibe, which John was able to do perfectly, but also in a way that incorporated songs that our family friends wanted to dance to. Highly recommend!

2017-06-16T11:08:36 Response from the vendor

Thanks so much!! Jon said he had a blast with you guys. Thanks for taking the time to share your experience with other couples!

Reviewed on 6/14/2017 Maria l

I wish there was more than 5 stars! They were SO easy to do business with! We had DJ Mike and I am so glad we picked him!!! He made the night! The dance floor was full ALL night long! We also had him there for our ceremony music and our officiant was actually late due to... Read More traffic, the second she showed up he got her all hooked up with the mic and ready to go so there would be no more delays! I can't rave enough about him and Mike Staff Productions! SOOOOOO amazing! You WILL NOT regret going with them!

2017-07-07T08:09:48 Response from the vendor

We won’t let a little traffic stand in the way of the biggest of your life! So glad DJ Mike was able to help get your ceremony moving and keep your dance floor packed at the reception -- this feedback rocks! Oh and we’ll take... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 6/14/2017 Tiffany B

Our dj Bob was amazing he kept the reception running smoothly and was excellent!!

2017-07-07T08:10:43 Response from the vendor

Music, Coordination, Fun -- that’s what our DJs focus on! So glad Bob was a great fit at your wedding. We truly appreciate you having Mike Staff Productions be a part of your day!

Reviewed on 6/10/2017 Michelle B

Our DJ helped organize the day and was on point with the music selections!

2017-07-07T08:10:20 Response from the vendor

Yes! Yes! Yes! We love to hear that. Thanks for choosing Mike Staff, Congrats!

Reviewed on 6/05/2017 Maddie D

Kevin J. was great! The dance floor was very full, played all the right songs, and did a good job keeping the day going as we were running behind.

2017-07-07T08:11:31 Response from the vendor

Kevin is smiling ear to ear reading this! Packed dance floors are the best, right? Don’t worry about any delays at your wedding. It wasn’t the first and won’t be the last -- and we love to help! We wish you the best, thanks for... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 6/05/2017 Nicole W

We used Mike Staff Productions for our DJ services at our wedding at Germania Place in Chicago just this past weekend. We had Mike Kaleta as our DJ and he did such an amazing job! He helped everything flow smoothly, and kept everyone on the dance floor. We had an absolute blast,... Read More and he was such a huge contributor to that! I would recommend him and Mike Staff Productions in a heartbeat. From start to finish we have received great service. My dad even threw a few surprises at the reception, and Mike helped all of that flow extremely well too. Mike was great about checking in with me, my husband, and my dad during the wedding to make sure everything went as we wanted it and that we were happy with all of his music choices. Such a great experience using Mike Staff Productions!

2017-06-06T12:33:30 Response from the vendor

SO happy to help! We love our work and love even more when clients love what we do!

Reviewed on 5/31/2017 Samantha B

We used Mike Staff for our DJ and videographer. Both of them were excellent to work with, especially our DJ, Kyle. He was SO much fun and played the best music that fit our style. He was also able to go with the flow when our ceremony had to start 45 minutes late and when we... Read More couldn't find the garter for the garter toss. We had so many people tell us how much they loved him and how they would hire him for their wedding! For the videographer, Amy, she was very nice and fun to work with. I haven't seen the video yet, but I have high expectations! :)

2017-07-07T08:12:11 Response from the vendor

Let me check Kyle’s availability right now for your friends… hahaha! We are loving that you loved DJ Kyle and that he was a hit at your reception! Just wait until see your video, Amy does great work. I predict (happy) tears! We were honored... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 5/25/2017 Trina S

Had trouble with our DJ. Song requests got mixed up...bride and groom entry swapped with bridal party entry song, do not play list song was played, requested songs not played...cake song was played before we cut the cake (which was at the beginning). We got off schedule.... Read More Volume kept creeping up so we would request it to go down, it would get turned down so far people stopped dancing then requested it up again, then gradually it would get up too high again, repeat repeat. Anniversary dance was played too late for some of the older couples. People danced but I think our crowd would of danced regardless. I'm sure they have great DJs, ours just didn't seem to be dialed in.

2017-06-10T12:34:01 Response from the vendor

We apologize that you didn’t feel your DJ was “dialed in”. Yes, a mistake was made with the entrance song, however, the cake-cutting song was played on-cue as the DJ introduced the event with the song playing underneath. We were happy to see so many... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 5/21/2017 Erin H

Our wedding had a few moments that did not exactly go as planned, but our DJ Randy made sure our wedding was still the best night of our lives. He was so flexible and without him, it wouldn't have been the same. Overall, working with the Mike Staff company was super easy and I... Read More appreciate their accessibility and organization. We were extremely happy with Randy and everything Mike Staff did for us. Thank you!

2017-07-07T08:12:40 Response from the vendor

We appreciate you allowing us to be a part of your wedding day! There’s always a few hiccups at any good wedding -- but it’s all about going with the flow. So happy to hear DJ Randy was able to step up when it mattered... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 5/10/2017 Jessica O

Mike Staff is the vendor to use when looking into photography and DJ services. Our DJ, Kyle, did not disappoint. Both our families were on the dance floor all night. He really knows how to survey a room and figure out what songs will really get the crowd up and moving. Our... Read More photographer Mary was also amazing! She has such an eye for the best shots and was so pleasant to work with (she even let me use her lipstick all night because I liked the color so much). The best part is, you only have to use ONE vendor!! Keeping track of multiple vendors (each with their own bill to pay) is such a struggle and with Mike Staff, we didn't have to worry about paying multiple people. Everything was so convenient and easy. Randy did a great job explaining each package to us and recommending the perfect DJ and photographer to suit our styles and wants. In my opinion, Mike Staff is the best value for the money!

2017-07-12T07:55:46 Response from the vendor

WOW! This review is leaving us speechless over here and that’s a hard thing to do! Thank you so much for the kind words & confidence in our team. Kyle said your families ROCKED the dance floor. We are so happy to hear that you... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 5/08/2017 Beth D

You know you have an AMAZING DJ when people are saying, “your DJ is AWESOME” while you are still at the reception (before and after all the alcohol kicks in). I am still getting compliments weeks after our wedding about our DJ. The set up in selection for the DJ is a... Read More comfortable and easy experience. We gave Bob creative freedom and we had a full dance floor the ENTIRE evening. We have had several couples state that they haven’t been out on the dance floor in over 20 years, but Bob got them up and dancing! Bob announced and kept the evening going flawlessly. We could not have had a better experience! I would recommend to anyone!

2017-07-12T07:56:59 Response from the vendor

Hey, we accept any and all compliments (even if it is after the beer kicks in LOL)! Bob had a blast putting a playlist together for your wedding and then watching your guests rock out to it all night. We’re happy to hear he broke... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 5/03/2017 Gianna S

This was the most important day of our lives. Sean is the best DJ we could have ever hoped to be a part of our Wedding Day. He was professional, knowledgeable, organized, enthusiastic, genuine and kind. He took the time to listen and make sure everything was exactly as we... Read More wanted. He worried about things for us, so that we would not have to. Everything flowed perfectly that evening and he had more than a big part in that happening. We highly recommend Sean. He is an outstanding person as well as a DJ.

2017-07-12T07:57:45 Response from the vendor

We LOVE this feedback: “He worried about things for us, so that we would not have to” -- this means everything to our company, it’s what each and every one of us strives to do with our couples! As for Sean, he is blushing over... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 4/18/2017 Whitney B

We used Mike Staff for our DJ, photography, and videography services. We absolutely LOVED each and every staff member we worked with. We loved bundling the services and being able to work side by side with one vendor. Kevin J was our DJ. He was AMAZING. He kept the party going... Read More and everyone said how much fun they had. I don't think we had an empty dance floor the entire 6 hours of the reception. He was also very conscience of us (bride and groom) and what we wanted done and not done throughout the night. Craig was our photographer and he was also a blast. If you need someone to keep everyone in check, he's your man. He was really good with keeping us on task and capturing a lot of candid photos throughout the night. Our Videography team was led by Rocky with Steve. They were also super fun to work with. They helped capture all the important moments throughout the day and it didn't even feel like they were there! We were very happy with Mike Staff as a whole, and would definitely recommend them to any one asking! Thanks!!

2017-07-12T07:58:27 Response from the vendor

6 hours of *straight* dancing? That sounds like an AWESOME wedding reception! So happy to hear that Kevin J was a great addition to your wedding. We also love hearing that Craig was able to capture some special, candid moments & you didn’t even know... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 2/01/2017 Alex M

Dave L was a great DJ and did a wonderful job as the MC of our night! Everything was perfect!

2017-02-08T07:42:06 Response from the vendor

Thank you for sharing your experience. We are glad your reception was the perfect event!

Reviewed on 1/13/2017 Nora D

Corey did a fantastic job of playing all the songs that we had on our list along with some amazing other surprises. Everyone kept talking about how great the music was and the dance floor was packed all night. Thank you Corey for making the wedding that much more fun!!

2017-02-08T07:38:20 Response from the vendor

Thank you for having Corey be part of your wedding day. We are glad your guests enjoyed the night!

Reviewed on 1/04/2017 Hannah D

Planning a wedding within a 6 month span was intimidating. After all, it's not something you do every day. Mike Staff not only did a fantastic job keeping the party going with their DJ and capturing the moment with their photography/videography package, they essentially acted as... Read More day of wedding coordinators. Anything that was within their power to make the day run smoother for us, they did. From finding our "toasters" and getting their mics set up, managing the time line so my husband and I could just be in the moment, or in the days before keeping communication wide open (all three individuals I worked with actually told us to call or text them anytime I had an idea, and they lived up to this!); they owned every bit of it and you could tell they loved their careers. So thankful to have discovered them, and would highly recommend them to anyone else!

2017-01-24T10:02:20 Response from the vendor

Thank you for your kind words. We are passionate about making our clients dreams a reality and our glad to read your day was just what you wanted!

Reviewed on 12/29/2016 Laura H

Our first choice and only choice! They were so accommodating with us as we had multiple wedding date changes and a photographer change. We loved Jimi Siffin from the moment we met him. Third time was the charm and we were able to snag him for our DJ service. I was crazy... Read More micro-manager bride who pretty much compiled the entire wedding playlist. Jimi followed through while still doing his own thing and didn't disappoint! He was very responsive and patient and had our guests and the little ones dancing up a storm! We're so happy he was able to DJ our wedding and did an incredible job. Highly recommended!!

2017-07-07T08:21:31 Response from the vendor

We appreciate an organized bride, Laura! Jimi loved working with you. Hey, he may have even picked up a few wedding playlist tips from you! Haha! Your hard work paid off, your wedding day was beautiful. We were honored to be a part of it.... Read Less Read More

Reviewed on 12/19/2016 Stephanie C

If you go through Mike Staff Productions, you know you'll get quality. Even knowing that, I couldn't have been happier or more impressed with our DJ, Dave L. He was super nice, and knew exactly what to play to keep the party going (the dance floor was occupied, the ENTIRE time).... Read More He was accommodating of our non-traditional song choices, and even let us edit some songs so they'd hit at the exact right moments during our ceremony and reception. I couldn't possibly say enough about him! Great job! Thank you so much!

2017-01-24T10:00:52 Response from the vendor

We are so glad you were able to work with Dave to customize the music for your day just the way you wanted. Thank you for letting us be part of your wedding day.


Meet The Owner

Mike Staff

Over two decades ago, Mike Staff launched Mike Staff Productions to save weddings from cheesy, over-the-top, embarrass-your-guests type of DJs. Mike and his amazing team are still revolutionizing the wedding industry to this day with award-winning DJ, Photography and Videography services; focused on the bride and groom’s personalized needs and always surpassing expectations in a remarkable way. “Great weddings come with great responsibility. We’re here for you.” – Mike