The Best Rochester Weding & Event DJ – Our Talent
Want to see our talent and who’s behind the best Rochester DJ, wedding and event entertainment service in the Western, NY area? Take a second to read about Our Talent here and click on each of the DJ’s social media icons to learn a little more about them.
DJ Kalifornia (Joshua V.) is an 11 time finalist and 5 time winner in the annual Best of Rochester City News Poll as Best Rochester DJ, voted upon by thousands of people over the years as a finalist and winner. He was also a finalist in the WHEC’s Channel 10 News weekly “Rochester Rocs” award as Best Live DJ and nominated in the annual prestigious “Roc Awards” as Best Rochester DJ.
Kalifornia Entertainment, as a company, is an annual multi-award winning business with achievements from The Knot, Weddingwire and other online wedding directories. The business has achieved over 400+ five star reviews in total and has been placed on 50+ PROVEN preferred vendor lists. DJ Kalifornia was the leading long time successful resident DJ at Rochester’s beautiful ONE Nightclub, and is currently a monthly resident on Party 103…a worldwide radio station with millions of listeners and world renowned top global DJ’s. You can see him play at other nightclubs all over as a special guest or headliner from time to time when not doing private events.
He currently writes for DJ Times magazine, which is the biggest DJ specific world wide publication with millions of readers spanning across the planet on every continent and showcases the worlds best DJ’s. His articles discuss how to get an upper edge over the competition and how to apply strong marketing techniques, strategies, social media, Public Relations and diversity in a way that places you as an industry leader and gain more business. The magazine featured him in a full article, in April of 2020.
He’s been a resident DJ at just about every major nightclub in the Rochester, NY area over the years (and has played all over elsewhere as a guest and resident DJ), was the founder and creator behind the Rochester Zombie Prom, Showcase of The Arts, One Night In Heaven Fashion Show, and many other popular large scale events around WNY. He has thrown hundreds of established and successful themed events, themed weddings (considered the best and #1 elite in Rochester for putting together unique themed wedding receptions) and is very well known through out many different social and business groups and circles in WNY. His experience, vision, knowledge and the ability to make your wedding or event stand out from the rest, puts him at the top and head of the industry that no one else can duplicate, when it comes to being your DJ or entertainment vendor of choice.
He is the person behind Kalifornia Entertainment and will be the very best Rochester DJ for your big day! Having a DJ of his caliber means you will have someone who can read your crowds, work the mic as an established MC, mix music accordingly and properly, works well with all of your vendors and venue and can help keep your event or wedding on track. When DJ Kalifornia does your event, you can be assured that all of your guests will leave at the end of night saying, “THIS WAS THE BEST WE HAVE EVER BEEN TO!”
- City News Best of Rochester 2012 Winner Announced
- City News Best of Rochester 2014 Winner Announced
- City News Best of Rochester 2016 Winner Announced
- City News Best of Rochester 2017 Winner Announced
- City News Best of Rochester 2019 Winner Announced
Get To Know Me!
10 Things About The Man Behind Kalifornia Entertainment:
- Favorite Music Style: 90’s Alternative & Grunge Rock! But anything that allows people to get down and shake it!
- Favorite Food: BURRITOS!
- Pets: A little spawn of Satan cat named Marco (he’s also the office manager)
- Relationship Status: Happily married to the love of my life… Amanda (the office scheduler, coordinator and super star DJ…DJ Kandy Girl)
- Favorite Place: My home away from home…Marco Island (my cat is named after it), and of course South Beach! But really any place that has palm trees and margaritas!
- Favorite Thing About Weddings: The amount of love that all comes together for the Bride & Groom from friends and family! And of course, all the spectacular dance moves!
- Hobbies: Cars & Car Shows (I’ve built and own multiple custom vehicles), Drawing/Sketching, B-Boying & Hip Hop Dancing, Playing Volleyball and Soccer, Expanding My Music Interests, and (not really hobbies) Being Around Great Friends & My Wife
- Pieces of Advice To Share: Live Fearless In The Pursuit of What Sets Your Soul On Fire, and A Day Without Dancing Is A Day Wasted!
- Favorite Piece of Gear: My turntables & record collection!
- Favorite Type of Event: Any event or wedding where people break from tradition and have some really fun or unique ideas to make it stand out. Kalifornia Entertainment prides itself on not being “cookie cutter” and giving clients something truly remarkable that makes us stand out in a wave of competitors. There are the others, and then there’s us! Make your event stand out and be the best in Rochester by hiring the best….Kalifornia Entertainment!
Colleagues & Emergency Backup Rochester Wedding DJ’s
In the event that Kalifornia Entertainment is already booked on your date, we refer brides to the following excellent and well known PROFESSIONAL Rochester and WNY DJ’s, who we are also proud to have as close friends. We also use them as backups in case of an emergency. All of us have formed a consortium and group to always help each other in case of bad times, so that your event is ALWAYS covered regardless of issues or emergencies. If you’re an aspiring Rochester DJ with your own event and wedding business, and would like to be placed on this list as one of our emergency backups or as someone we can pass inquiries over to, feel free to send a message!
Big Time Sound
Diamond Shamrock Productions
Lovejoy Mobile Sound
DJ Pabony Entertainment
WNY & Buffalo Areas
Rochester Wedding DJ Services – Pricing & Packages
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