Louis and Bri

Detroit, Michigan

I would give Ryan the DJ (RTDJ) more than 5 stars if possible. This was my first time booking a DJ for an event (my wedding) and, from the start, he answered my questions about DJ services when I was still searching a through pool of them. He worked with me to fit my budget, has a spot-on survey/planner that aids him in creating the perfect playlist for you and detailing the event, and delivered beyond expectations on the day-of. He even took and delivered my and the groom's first drink order to our table after we got to the reception. Ryan is a very talented and on pointe emcee: he did a great job explaining and introducing some of the unique activities I had throughout the night. He kept everything flowing smoothly from dinner to dancing, and all my guests had a blast. I also used his photo booth services, which I recommend if you book Ryan as your DJ and want a photo booth. If you have more questions about DJs or just need more info on his services, send him a message. He responds promptly with valuable knowledge

Sam and Ashley

Stevensville, Michigan

Thank you for being a part of our special day! 

Chris and Charlotte

Detroit, Michigan

Thank you so much RTDJ, we had such an amazing time, and have still been getting comments from all our friends on how much fun they've had!!! Thank you so much!!! You certainly made the party a blast! We had such a wonderful celebration! 

Ronnie and Katie

Northville, Michigan

Ryan is the BEST DJ ever!!! Ronnie and I had the time of our loves. We never imagined we would have so many people out there dancing for SO long! He is a ROCK STAR! He worked with us and coordinated the night perfectly! It was spectacular. We will never forget him. Most definitely giving him a 5 star review!

Adam and Brianna

Detroit, Michigan

We hired RTDJ pretty short notice as far as wedding timelines go, but they were super flexible and even cut us a discount because our venue had its own sound system. Our DJ was Justin and he was amazing! He coordinated with us to make sure we only heard music we wanted and really worked with the theme of the songs we had selected for our ceremony. The music he chose for the reception was a mix for everyone and we heard all night that we were geniuses for our choices (thanks Justin!). We would absolutely recommend RTDJ and Justin!

Ryan and Leigh

Richmond, Michigan

We thank RTDJ for such a great and beautiful night for our family. We got so many compliments, it was a great experience and pleasure having RTDJ lead the way. His professionalism is above and beyond our expectations. We were so pleased and blessed to have RTDJ in our family memories. 

Steve and Kira

Shelby Twp, Michigan

So thankful for Ryan being our DJ for our wedding!! Ryan is absolutely amazing. He had every detail planned out and made sure our night went as planned. He even got me my food and made sure I ate something. Thank you so much Ryan! You were awesome.

Brian and Alyssabeth

Romeo, Michigan

Ryan of RTDJ, was just what my Daughters wedding needed. Great music and if my guests had a request they could text him from their seat or even from the dance floor, rather than waiting in line to make a request. He was motivating, getting even my 78 year old Father-in-Law dancing! Ryan was also very pleasant to work with. I cannot say enough good things about our experience working with him! Regan-Mother of the Bride

Ryan truly made my wedding day so memorable. He did an amazing job setting up the lights in my venue to really set the mood. He went out of his way to ensure that my husband and I were well taken care of all night and really made sure that we didn't have to worry about a thing. His music selection was awesome and it was so easy for my guests to text him song requests. He kept the party going and made it so that no one wanted to leave the dance floor! Alyssabeth-Bride

Catered a wedding that RTDJ did the entertainment for, and he was phenomenal! Great lights, great music, great interaction, solid work! I even told my staff that the dance floor was filled longer than any other wedding I have been to! Truly incredible to witness! Keep up the great work! Matt Jenkins (Celebrity Catering)

Natalie and Andrew; Mike Staff Productions

Clarkston, Michigan

Mike Staff productions made our wedding hassle free and so much fun! We got our DJ ( DJ Ryan) from Mike Staff productions and he was amazing! Everything from helping the ceremony musicians to keeping our guests dancing on the dance floor, Ryan helped make our wedding a day we will never forget! Highly recommend this company and Ryan to anyone planning a wedding!

Craner Family Wedding

Sterling Hts, Michigan

Even with EXTREMELY short notice, Ryan was able to fit us into his schedule and he set up times to contact me with questions when it was convenient for me to chat. He even volunteered to come earlier than originally planned so we'd have music sooner. I would definitely contact him again for future events and would highly recommend him!

Alex Pluff

Clinton Twp, Michigan

Ryan was great! He was a great DJ, but also more than that. He helped us feel way more comfortable in planning our wedding, and we knew that he would help take care of any problems that came up. Highly recommended!!

Bridget and Brian

Warren, Michigan

Ryan helped us plan and host the wedding of our dreams! The dance floor never stopped and everyone had a great time including of course the bride and myself! Can’t recommend RTDJ enough! Thanks so much for your part of our incredible night!

Ryan, The DJ (that’s what RTDJ stands for right?) was instrumental to bringing the whole party to our wedding night in October. He plays the perfect mix of songs that keep your grandparents from leaving early and your friends from saying your party is lame. 10/10 if I had to do it all again he’d be my DJ again! Thanks brother !

Carolyn and Cory

Richmond, Michigan

Ryan was awesome! He was happy to meet all our requests, Ryan really kept the party up and hopping and it was so much fun and couldn't have gone better!! Thank you Ryan for everything :D

David Hildebrandt; Officient

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Very professional. Well prepared with exceptional ability to view the ceremony with attention to all of the details that made it a tremendous success.

Colleen and Patrick

Bloomfield Hills, Michigan

Ryan was a great DJ for our wedding. He instantly set us at ease throughout the meetings leading up to the big day, and he made our music planning a breeze. He was attuned to each detail of the reception, and helped us envision how the night would play out. At the wedding reception, he was incredibly helpful in cueing us and our wedding party for our introductions, and his emceeing helped the night flow smoothly through speeches, cake cutting, and dancing. Our dance floor was a hit throughout the night, and he played a great set with a varied pace between songs for our generation of friends and slow dances to bring out couples of all ages to the floor.

Jorah; Graduation Party

Sterling Hts, Michigan

I found Ryan at a bridal show and was impressed from the moment we met. He performed my wedding in Oct 2016 and we received compliments all night in regards to his professionalism. As soon as I returned from my honeymoon, I booked him for my daughters graduation party. It seems crazy to say that we were even more impressed the second time, but somehow we were! He did another amazing job, and once again, my guests had a great time. I will continue to use Ryan for all of my DJ needs, and you can not go wrong booking him for your party!

Mallory and Michael; Mike Staff Productions

Dearborn, Michigan

With the recent passing of Mike's mom we knew we wanted to honor her, but wasn't sure how during the reception. I had mentioned to Mike that perhaps he could share a special dance with his sister but he wasn't sure. Fast forward to our call with Ryan and he was so friendly, kind and understanding. Mike felt moved to dance with his sister and Ryan coordinated the dance and spoke with such kindness and respect. The dance was met with a standing ovation. A moment we will never forget.

Kati and Eric

Lansing, Michigan

He was very accommodating and willing to work with us to make our day so wonderful. It was a perfect day and much of it is thanks to Ryan!

Lauren and Scott

Shelby Twp, Michigan

Ryan is amazing. He was present and insightful throughout the entire planning process, so we knew that he would be great during the event. But he went above and beyond. He emceed the evening smoothly, and the dance floor was full the entire night. We cannot recommend him highly enough! - Lauren (Bride) 

Ryan was awesome! Very professional and helpful throughout the entire night. Highly recommend. - Scott (Groom)

Doris and Lawrence

St. Clair Shores, Michigan

Ryan was very professional as well as being flexible to last minute situations at our 50th Anniversary celebration. Our party of 100 people went off smoothly and all had a great time thanks in a big way to Ryan. He's the best!

Zawislak Reception

Troy, Michigan

Ryan was personable, professional, and was interested in making our Michigan reception a success. His price was very reasonable also. Yes, we would definitely recommend him.

Danielle and Ben

Lake Orion, Michigan

Ryan did an amazing job DJing our wedding! From the beginning he responded quickly in answering my questions and setting up time to meet. He was very thorough in determining what we wanted in terms of music, timeline,etc. Ryan was super easy to contact with any questions/requests, and worked hard to accommodate. On the day of the wedding, he did an amazing job making sure everything ran smoothly and as planned. He even helped get my dinner from the buffet when the reception venue was too busy. On top of it all he did an excellent job playing music!! Definitely a great value :)

KaRie and Thomas

Troy, Michigan

Going to the Palace Bridal show and meeting Ryan was one of the best decisions I made for my wedding. I know that perfect is a strong word, however, my husband and I do not hesitate to use this word when describing Ryan. From the moment we met, he took great care to make sure that all of our questions were answered and all of our needs were met. Ryan helped to make our special day absolutely perfect!! Everyone raved about him throughout the evening, and he even got on the floor and danced with us. Ryan is top notch and we will never use another DJ. In fact, I already have him booked for my daughter's graduation party in June. If you want, professionalism, quality, and overall a great hearted person to DJ your event, Ryan is the perfect person!!!!!

Schala and Brett

Frankenmuth, Michigan

Ryan did a phenomenal job with our wedding, and I would highly recommend his services. He was great to work with, very easy going, understanding, cooperative, and most importantly, friendly. During our reception he constantly kept in contact with us, making sure everything was going well, and running questions by us as necessary. He is very professional and I would most definitely reach out to him again if I needed DJ services.

Amber and Kurt

Aubrun Hills, Michigan

RTDJ was an awesome choice for our DJ services. Ryan was just so experienced and willing to work with anything we threw at him. We gave him multiple tasks for editing the ceremony walk in song to pretending to be a dating game show host. He just shows excitement for your wedding which gets you more pumped and picked the best music to get everyone off there seats and on the floor during the reception. Overall we are just beyond pleased with everything Ryan has provided and know he was one of the pieces in the puzzle that made our day the perfect day!

Estelle and Scott; Golden Anniversary

Frazer, Michigan

Ryan was amazing! Our guests are still talking about how wonderful he was. He was extremely easy to work with, always promptly returned telephone calls. Ryan far exceeded our expectations! We would highly recommend him!

Kaitlyn and Alexander

Newberry, Michigan

I've been friends with Ryan for years, so I had high expectations going in. But Ryan far surpassed anything I could have imagined! Always professional, and kept things running for both the rehearsal and actual wedding day so that I didn't have to worry about any of it. I would have been lost without him!!!

Samantha and Cory

Holly, Michigan

Ryan was so amazing from the first time we met with him to the actual event. He paid attention to detail, did all that we requested and more, and kept the reception rolling. We would have been so lost without him! He seriously goes above and beyond in every way. I had tons of guests, wedding party members and family come up to me and say "this is the best DJ ever!". I would recommend Ryan to my closest friends and that's saying a lot! I'm super happy that he was my DJ!

Courtney; Fundraiser

Rochester, Michigan

Ryan Thero was A-MA-ZING!!!! His choice of music was incredible. His professionalism was phenomenal. He really made the event run to smooth with his leadership and guidance. SO grateful for RTDJ. If you want your event to stand out, Ryan is your guy!

Heidi and Sam

Shelby Twp, Michigan

Ryan was the best part of our wedding! He brought an infectious energy and enthusiasm that got even my conservative guests ready to dance. Ryan was extremely organized and had all of the wedding planning bases covered. He came so well prepared, and was very knowledgeable about the process. His equipment was top notch. He provided the uplighting at our reception which made the room look like a fairy tale. Out of all of our vendors for my wedding, Ryan was by far the best. He met with us in person multiple times because I wanted to go over song selections and order of events. He made the day and night flow smoothly and boy, was our reception a blast! I couldn't have asked for a better, more professional, hands on, invested, knowledgeable, energetic DJ.

- Hiedi (Bride)

Ryan was awesome. He was very flexible in meeting with us and efficient in planning every aspect of the ceremony and reception. His check list helped us to know what music and information was needed. His extensive knowledge of music was valuable as he offered suggestions. However, he was always careful to make sure that what we wanted was paramount in making both the ceremony and reception our own. He created excitement and energy during the reception making it fun for everyone. The joy in the room was clearly evident. I loved the up lighting and special effects as well. I think the best testimony to Ryan's quality of service was that one of our guests was so impressed she went up to him during the reception and asked him to do her son's wedding this fall. You won't be disappointed if you go with Ryan at RTDJ.

 

- Candace (Mother of the Bride)

Mary and Tyler

Oxford, Michigan

Ryan did an amazing job and handled many requests. Everyone chanted one more song and he played 2! He was very organized and handled the schedule at the reception which made things run smoothly. Thank you so much Ryan!

- Tyler (Groom)

Ryan kept everyone dancing at our son's wedding. Music was great and we had so much fun. Calls and texts keep coming in from guests that it was the best wedding ever and they never danced so much at a reception. All due to Ryan's dance mix. And he's very easy to work with. Great job!

-  Carol (Mother of the Groom)

Rachel and Jon

Hazel Park, Michigan

Worked with bride, groom and parents of bride. Had all equipment necessary. Was fun and energetic!

Brandon; Benefit Dinner

Ann Arbor, Michigan

Professional, curtious, intuitive. Will use agian...without a doubt.

Camella and Paul

Troy, Michigan

Ryan was very attentive to our vision of what we wanted the night to look like regarding the music. He was very organized and met with us twice to find out what we wanted for our special day and then again to talk about how he was going to make it happen. I was able to enjoy my wedding and not worry about the music or any of the announcements that Ryan took care of.

Laurie and Colin

Metamora, Michigan

I should start by saying that Ryan and I grew up in the same church, and he's a friend, so I knew he would do a good job. However, he far, far exceeded any expectations my wife and I had. We were both incredibly satisfied with the job that Ryan did at our wedding, and we highly recommend him. He really went above and beyond just simply being a DJ and MC. He also kind of served as our personal gopher, and he made sure that everything ran smoothly during the reception. And it did indeed run smoothly! We both felt that, in a way, he was kind of like "the glue" of our wedding -- he held it all together, freeing us to just enjoy the day. I know that probably sounds over-the-top, but I mean it. Ryan is an incredibly hard-working guy, and I know he'll deliver the same quality to you as he did for Laurie (my wife) and me. 

 

Once the dancing started, he also did an excellent job of keeping the party atmosphere going. There was never a lull in the dancing; it just kept going, and everyone had a good time. In fact, Laurie and I left at around 11 p.m., but we were told that everyone else kept partying until around 1 a.m.! On top of that, he was very responsive to what we wanted as far as the type of music played. I know that some DJs just kind of play whatever they want, but Ryan made sure to steer clear of anything we didn't want, while at the same time still playing great music. 

 

One more thing that I should mention is that Laurie and I had an outdoor ceremony, which as far as sound and everyone being able to hear us from the front, could've been awful. However, Ryan is very knowledgeable when it comes to sound engineering, and he set up speakers for us outdoors that were hooked up to small microphones we each wore, and, as a result, we didn't have any issues with sound.

Tyler; Graduation Party

Lake Orion, Michigan

Loved RTDJ for my son’s graduation party!  The mixes were awesome and our guests (which spanned ages from 9 to-80’s) were happy with the playlist.  It really set the mood for our party, which was fun and happy.  Afterwards, people came up to me and said the music was a nice touch for a grad party.  Ryan was professional and knowledgeable at all times.  - Fran (mother of graduate)

Stephanie and Adam

Oxford, Michigan

Ryan Thero exceeded our expectations as not only a DJ, but as our wedding over-seer.  Before the wedding date, he was very flexible in meeting with us to talk over all of our options and answer all of our many questions.  And not only questions about his services, but how weddings work in general, since we had no idea how to plan out many of the details for the wedding day, like the timeline, how much time to plan for what, how to delegate jobs, etc.  He is extremely knowledgeable about how weddings work and was extremely helpful and essential to our planning process.

He also contacted all of our vendors ahead of time, making sure that everything was still in order and if they needed any questions answered or any further help.  Each of my vendors mention how kind Ryan was and how much they appreciated his phone call.

During the ceremony, Ryan supplemented with music perfectly, and with all of the songs we'd requested.  He ran everything perfectly from start to finish, and the reception was more beautiful and more personalized than we could have ever hoped for.  The sound systems were fantastic, everybody could hear well, and the volume was perfectly set.  He has his own sound equipment and he is extremely accommodating for extenuating circumstances - our wedding was outside, on a hill, very far away from outlets.  I don't know how he did it, but he did, and he did it perfectly.  Thanks to his flexibility, we were able to get married where we were hoping to.

During the reception, Ryan made sure everything ran flawlessly.  He would give us friendly reminders when we were close to time limits, and he would remind us of those traditional wedding reception things that we wanted to do and when to do them, like cutting the cake, throwing the bouquet, certain dances, etc.  He kept us on point the entire night.  He kept the night moving, and because of him, we had the opportunity to partake in all of the wedding festivities we hoped to.  I loved that Adam and I could just mingle and dance and celebrate with our families and friends, without having to keep track of time or coordinate ANYTHING.  Ryan did everything for us so that we could do nothing but enjoy that time together, just like he said he would, and just like the wedding night should be for the bride and groom.

Ryan's music choices were TERRIFIC.  He played a wide variety of songs to please a variety of guests, as every wedding has.  Everybody had an amazing time.  We got compliment after compliment about how much fun and how beautiful the wedding was.

Ryan Thero provides extraordinary and reliable DJ services.  Hiring him will ensure a pain-free, worry-free, and hassle-free DJ service and day-of coordinator.  He goes above and beyond to ensure that the wedding day is exactly what it should be - special, unique, beautiful, and NOT stressful - a day for the bride and groom to ENJOY, a day of celebration and happiness!

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Madison Hts

Michigan, 48071

586-354-7716

r.j.thero@gmail.com

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