Smackdown: Live Band or DJ?

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Rihanna may be fun for the bachelorette party, but what will grandma think when the DJ starts spinning it at the reception? Deciding between a DJ and a live band for a wedding reception can be both thrilling and nerve-wracking.

We discuss the unique dangers and merits posed by the live band and the DJ. We debate which musical presence helps get the party started… and which one might just clear the dance floor. This week's Soundcheck Smackdown guests include music writer Jaime Lowe and ocassional wedding DJ Mike Wolf.