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Nickel City Music

We're a full-service DJ and Lighting company that provides the ultimate wedding experience throughout Buffalo and Western New York. Let us help make your celebration magical - check our availability. --->

THE LIGHTS DIM...A HUSH FALLS OVER THE CROWD...AND THEN YOU ENTER

Welcome to the best party of your life; your wedding reception. As your guests erupt with heartfelt applause, you will feel a happiness you've never felt before. This magical evening is thanks in part to the experience and professionalism of the Buffalo Wedding DJs at Nickel City Music.

ALL DIGITAL MUSIC

Nickel City Music invests in our music library by subscribing to the same music catalog company as the top radio stations. Our Buffalo Wedding DJs receive high-quality digital downloads weekly allowing us to play the latest hits on our ultra modern sound system with clear, pure sound.

GREAT LIGHTING

Music is just one important element to make your reception a memorable one. Nickel City Music transforms your reception into the event of a lifetime with the addition of great dance floor lighting. Dance floor lighting is included in our packages at no additional charge. We also provide uplighting and custom monogram lights upon request.

WE'RE CUSTOMIZABLE

Nickel City Music creates a unique event plan for your celebration - start to finish. No cookie cutter celebrations here. We coordinate the entertainment with timely announcements and motivating interactions, creating a legendary evening of fun.

NOT JUST WEDDINGS

Nickel City Music can tailor an affordable music package for any type of celebration. Nickel City Music has been been a part of many birthdays, retirements, and reunion celebrations. Chances are we have an entertainment package that allows you to bust a move - not your budget.

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CUSTOMER SERVICE

We know that planning a wedding can be a very stressful time in your life. At Nickel City Music, the entertainment planning process is comfortable, stress free and unique to your wedding.

THE NICKEL CITY MUSIC DIFFERENCE

The Buffalo Wedding DJs at Nickel City Music have been making dreams come true for countless couples for over a decade. We entertain and energize your guests in a way that's comfortable and natural. We coordinate the entertainment with timely announcements and motivating interactions, creating a legendary evening of fun. Don't take our word for it...here's what our clients say.

FAQs

How much will my event cost?

The price of each event varies due to date, location, length, and preparation time.

The minimum booking prices are as follow:

  • Our minimum booking price for a four-hour wedding reception is $700.00.
  • Our minimum booking price for a four-hour non-wedding event is $500.00.

Do we hold event dates?

Our available dates are on a first come, first serve basis, because of the number of events we service each year.  Nickel City Music will hold a date for up to five business days to provide you with a chance to review our service agreement.

How do I reserve my date?

Performance dates are held with a 25% non-refundable retainer fee and a signed service agreement.  We accept cash or check for this initial payment.

Pre-Booking Consultation

We require a pre-booking consultation that allows both parties the opportunity to  meet.  This is accomplished by phone or in-person.  We will send a pre-booking questioner to interested parties that must be returned to us before the consultation is scheduled.

Event Plan

Sixty days prior to your event we will discuss and finalize your time-line plan for your event date.

Event Day

The time has come to execute your timeline. We will follow the timeline signed-off by you to make sure introductions, speeches, toasts, special dances, cake cuttings, and ceremony specifics are followed and remain on time.  If you have a timeline with the venue and there is a discrepancy in ours, we will defer to the venue’s timeline for that specific item.

Requests

It’s your choice if you want us to accept requests from guests or stick to a pre-determined playlist.  We want everyone to have a good time. We find that playing the guest’s requests improves audience interaction.

Requests

It’s your choice if you want us to accept requests from guests or stick to a pre-determined playlist.  We want everyone to have a good time. We find that playing the guest’s requests improves audience interaction.

Profanity

We have two versions for most songs that contain profanity.  While we can self-sensor ourself depending on the crowd, you have the ultimate authority to tell us what versions to play.

Playlist range

We have most everything.  Nickel City Music invests in our music library by subscribing to the same music catalog company as the top radio stations. We receive high-quality digital downloads weekly allowing us to play the latest hits on our ultra modern sound system with clear, pure sound.

Standard Lighting

Nickel City Music provides a basic lighting setup at every event.  Our standard lighting setup brings a club feel to your dance floor and is included at no additional cost.

Enhanced Lighting

It is said that your guests will remember the bar, the food, the music, and the atmosphere.  Luckily, Nickel City Music can help with the music and the atmosphere.  Our enhanced lighting system will create an electrifying atmosphere for your reception, guaranteed to pack your dance floor with guests of all ages.  Please inquire for pricing.

Uplighting

Our wireless uplighting is an easy and affordable way to create a modern wedding reception. Uplighting from Nickel City Music will wow your guests by transforming your venue and adding ambiance and pizazz.  Clients have told us our uplighting has garnered more compliments than any other decoration at their reception.  Our uplights our wireless, require no electrical outlet and can be customized to your wedding’s color scheme.  Please inquire for pricing.

Monogram Lighting

Monogram lighting adds a personalized touch to your wedding.  Monogram lighting is created using a “gobo” and a special gobo projector.  A “gobo” is a small disc that is inserted into a special gobo projector.  You can project your monogram, names, wedding date, or anything else onto any surface for a special wedding lighting effect. Please inquire about pricing.

How long have you been in business?

The principal member of Nickel City Music has experience as a DJ dating back to 2003.  Nickel City Music was established in 2014.

Are you insured?

Nickel City Music carries general liability insurance.

A copy of our liability insurance certificate can be provided prior to contract signing upon request.  If your reception venue needs special wording, we can provide that too.

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Nickel City Music would be appreciative if you chose us for your upcoming celebration. Whether you want a more refined affair, or one that is more high energy, we're known for creating fun and memorable events...every time. Please take a moment to fill out this contact form to see if we can assist you on your special day.