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What others vendors have to say about Prestige Worldwide Entertainment:

Melissa Hughes

“I attend a lot of weddings in a year and it is a fact that the DJ can make or break a reception. The truth is that more often than not, I see a bride and groom endure a wrong choice in a DJ with long pauses of no music, wrong songs being played, no one dancing, etc. Jerry is a refreshing change to all that. He was professional in every way. He kept the party going with the right songs at the right time and excellent emceeing during the reception. He even had some fun stored up for the couple to add some flare to the evening. He communicated with me about everything he was going to do which made sure that I had the advantage for all the images I needed to get.I 100% recommend Jerry Karns for a DJ for a wedding or event and can say that if you do hire him, you can go forward, worry-free!”

Melissa HughesMelissa Hughes Photography
Stacy Banas

“As a wedding photographer I have seen lots of DJ’s, this past August I photographed a wedding where I got the chance to work with Jerry. I was impressed at how well he communicated, letting me know when he was going to do the special things like first dances, garter toss etc, and working with me so that I was able to make sure to capture these special moments. I was also impressed at the time and thought he put into making sure the couple had a special and unique reception. This is very rare to find, and makes what could have been just an event into a party that everyone will remember and talk about for years to come! I look forward to working with Jerry again, and he will be highly recommended by this photographer.”

Stacy BanasCapture Time by Dae Photography

From Bride & Groom Clients

Kathleen Welles

Jerry just did my wedding this past Saturday and did an amazing job. Not a single person was sitting/not dancing. His song selections were amazing, he did a great job announcing everything, and his “surprises” were hilarious. I would recommend to anyone having a wedding. He was very easily reachable and communicated well, as well.

Kathleen Welles
Amanda Olix Loomis

Jerry did a great job at our wedding! He kept the whole event on track and made it so easy for us to just enjoy and have fun. It was easy to put our trust in him, knowing he knew exactly what he was doing! Thanks!

Amanda Olix Loomis
Kristina Engel

Kevin proposes, I squeal and cry and call everyone and then….oh my god I have to find a DJ. Literally my first thought….and I could not have been more happy with Jerry Karns’ work! He was impeccably dressed to fit our black tie style, played music that got MY GRANDMA on the dance floor (amazing photos btw), and communicated with everyone seamlessly at the wedding. He was professional, focused, and was dedicated to one thing- making sure Kevin and I were happy. Not only was Jerry an excellent DJ, but he was also kind of our lead point man. When we were about to do introductions…. the bridal party wouldn’t shut up! Jerry swooped right in so that Kev and I could sit back and not have to wrangle our lovely (drunk) friends. He also pretty much kept Kev and I on time for everything that we needed to do, but still ensured we had plenty of dancing time! Something super extra special about Jerry is the way he reads and communicates with the guests. He had every last person up and out of their seats– and brought some surprise games for Kev and I to play and other surprises for the crowd. I would highly recommend him to anyone and could not have been happier with the entire vibe of our wedding thanks to him!!

Kristina Engel
Dan and Laurie Martin

My wedding day was everything I ever dreamed of, and Jerry was a big part of that. When we talked about the day and the schedule Jerry was great about giving us the benefit of his experience but made it clear that at the end of the day it was our wedding and he would do whatever we wanted. I had many guest ask me who put the playlist together as it was great and he made it fun for everyone. He was completely focused on making it everything we wanted. We can never thank him enough I would tell anyone planning any kind of event to call him without hesitation.

Dan and Laurie Martin
Kerry Stone

“I hired Jerry to DJ my wedding after seeing how amazing he was at one of my good friend’s wedding. Jerry was very professional and made it a point to meet up before the wedding to go over all sort of details. When we met up he laid everything out and a time frame of when everything should take place. He gave us a lot of helpful suggestions as to what our family and friends would enjoy the most and things that sometimes don’t go over well and full explanation as to why not. With all of his suggestions I believe our wedding was the most amazing day EVER! Also, Jerry was very helpful every time we had any questions regarding the wedding and certain song choices for certain parts of the wedding! As far as the wedding goes, he was AMAZING!!! He kept everything going and we didn’t have to worry about any of it! We also had him play the music for the wedding ceremony and that was perfect as well. If I ever had to get married again, I’d definitely have Jerry do it(which it will never happen!!). I’m sure he is just as detail oriented with any other parties needing a DJ other than a wedding!! I highly suggest using Prestige Worldwide Entertainment!!!”

Kerry StoneBride
Craig Hamilton

“Jerry was the DJ for our wedding. He was quick to respond to messages and thorough in answering them. He asked if there were any songs that were special to us and we sent a small list that he integrated into his playlist. He handled the reception announcements and pacing well. I wasn’t expecting to have everyone dance, but he found ways to get even the most rigid of our guests to spend time on the floor. The wedding day is exhausting and fast-paced with so much going on and so many decisions. Hiring a DJ, photographer, florist, baker, etc. is expensive, but it was comforting and worth it to hire a pro. He knows what to play, when to play it, when to make announcements and controls the pace and mood of the event so you can focus on the enjoying it all.”

Craig HamiltonGroom
Rochelle Klemenz

“He is worth every penny! He made our day very special and kept everyone entertained! Highly recommended if you want your day to be as special as ours was!”

Rochelle KlemenzBride
Lindsey Peterson

Best wedding DJ ever! All of our guests were up and dancing the entire night. He has a way of getting everyone engaged and up on the dance floor. Definitely worth more than the cost!”

Lindsey PetersonBride
Pamala Shutter

“Be prepared to laugh a lot because you without a doubt get the whole crowd up and doing things! Our guests are still talking about it! I’m glad my mom found you! We were kind of struggling with who we were going to have and you were hands down absolutely amazing!”

Pamala ShutterBride
Emily Burdett

“Jerry was great! He had all of our guests dancing. He helped make our reception better than we could have imagined. Everyone had a blast!”

Emily BurdettGroom
Heather White

“Jerry did a fantastic job DJ-ing our wedding. He kept the flow of the entire reception moving and made it tons of fun! We recommend him to our close friends. They hired him for their wedding we attended and again he did not disappoint! I highly recommend him to everyone!”

Heather WhiteBride
Kristi and Chad Willis

“Prestige Worldwide Entertainment did an excellent job at our wedding! We were beyond satisfied with his professionalism and entertainment! Every guest raved about how fun the wedding was! We give a lot of the credit to Prestige Worldwide! His prices are fair and is always willing to make sure you are getting what you expected. We highly recommend his service to others! Satisfied customers”

Kristi and Chad WillisBride & Groom
Kristen Hurd

I am so happy that I went with Prestige Worldwide Entertainment for our wedding DJ. Jerry was very professional and attentive to detail. He helped us go in the direction that would best suit our reception. He kept the dance floor busy, and was very entertaining. I have heard from guests at our reception that he kept them entertained. I would recommend his service to anyone wanting to have a fun, stress free, good time!!!Kristen Hurd

Kristen HurdBride
Aileen Salanga

“Jerry was terrific. My family and friends had a great time dancing the night away! Jerry made a point to interact with all my guests and get everyone on the dance floor. His suggestions were very helpful when deciding upon the reception timeline. I would definitely use Jerry again in the future.”

Aileen SalangaBride
Kayla & Aaron Adkins

“We could not have asked for a better DJ!! Everyone has told us how much fun they had at the wedding. You kept the party going for hours, we had too much fun! Thank you for traveling to Candor. We will be recommending you to anyone and everyone!”

Kayla & Aaron AdkinsBride & Groom
Chris Griffin

Thanks again for deejaying or wedding Saturday, everyone had a great time and thought that you did a great job. You helped make or wedding memorable and a whole lot of fun. You kept everything running smoothly and had everything very organized for us so we didn’t have to worry about it at all. I know that if I hear of anyone who needs a DJ for something that I will recommend you to them. We both thank you very much and appreciate you for doing it.”

Chris GriffinGroom
 Missy & Leigh Peacock

“Not only does Jerry have a great personality and entertains as a DJ, he manages the flow of events (photo ops, special dances, toast, food etc.) and keeps things on track so you have nothing to worry about. Final result...great memories, ZERO stress!!!! Thanks, Jerry.”

Missy & Leigh PeacockBride & Groom
Mr. & Mrs. Joseph T. Brois

“Hey Jerry, I want to thank you so very much for DJ’ing our wedding!! You were fantastic! Your music selection and taste was phenomenal.

Everyone was on the dance floor for hours straight! It was like clockwork how you made it go so smooth. Just when it seemed everyone was about to sit down, your activities got everyone back up on the dance floor. I would recommend you as a DJ to anyone! Once again, I thank you for making our wedding very special and memorable. You will definitely be our DJ for any other events in the future we may have!!”

Mr. & Mrs. Joseph T. BroisBride & Groom
Kimberly Ortiz

“There is no denying that Wedding preparations can be challenging, to the say the least of expensive. When my father-in-law offered to hire our DJ, I was thrilled. He, of course, left the decision up to us, but recommended Jerry, known to me as a colleague, but to my husband’s family as a friend. Not at all reluctant to the suggestion, we hired him for our August Wedding at Heron Hill in Hammondsport, NY. The experience I had with Jerry’s DJ services was nothing less than phenomenal.

There is no personal gain for me to solicit Jerry; he offered us everything we needed for a great Wedding and Reception. Being an outdoor Wedding, Jerry provided the microphone and sound system. For the Reception he thought of everything, taking charge of the event to allow my husband and I to truly enjoy ourselves.  As an ambitious, maybe controlling, bride, I thought I knew exactly what I wanted, and didn’t want, for my reception. No line-dancing; no Chicken Dance – How could the Electric Slide be the representation of the Wedding we’re paying for? But Jerry suggested we consider the memories we want to leave with this momentous day. His professional, experienced knowledge was worth trusting as we added these silly dances and corky traditions.

Our beautiful Wedding was not hindered by the suggestions Jerry made; better yet, his creative solution to add a trick to the Chicken Dance got all of the guests off of their feet to enjoy the dance floor and each other. I tear up to think of the priceless pictures that silly little plan gave us. And let me tell you how thrilled my shy father was to have made a deal with Jerry for the Father-Daughter Dance. He felt more comfortable being able to dance in front of the family. Every aspect of the Reception agenda was planned and operated by Jerry. There was no reason for this hands-on bride to not focus her attention to the party and let everything run smoothly in his hands. Not to mention that the music selection was spot on; giving a mix of classics with contemporary/popular music for great dancing and socializing. The event was memorable and worthwhile. In close, I would hope to make clear how wonderful the services Jerry provided for us were. Hiring Jerry for your event will leave you with the intended experience you are looking for.

Kimberly OrtizBride
Samantha Brooks

“Jerry Karns DJ’ed my wedding on October 25th, 2008. Communications before the wedding were professional and he answered any and all of my questions as well as brought up points that I had not thought of yet and helped me with coming up with a sequence of events.

The reception was great. Music was appropriate and I do not remember the dance floor ever being empty. Jerry kept the activities going smoothly and I had had reservations about doing a dollar dance but Jerry worked it expertly; there was no awkward end or lack of participants as I had feared.

The garter toss was one of my favorite parts of the reception; I loved how Jerry set it up. My husband and I still laugh over it and he tells his friends all about it. Jerry also covered up spots that could have been an ehhh? moment. Like during my bouquet toss I was afraid of my bouquet hitting the ceiling and did not give the bouquet a good enough toss.  Without losing a beat Jerry had a tactful response and I tossed the bouquet again.

I would recommend Jerry Karns to anyone. My reception was very well Dj’ed the music was appropriate and activities were fun and flowed.”

Samantha BrooksBride
Helen M. Biener

“Jerry Karns was the DJ of our wedding on 9/1/07. He met with us twice before our wedding. Our first meeting was so that he could get to know what we wanted from start to finish for our special day and gave us a quote so that we could factor our budget. We worked out the ceremony music, the first dance all the way to the last dance. He listened to what we wanted and he gave suggestions based on his professional experiences. Our second meeting was him showing us what he had done, and what ideas he had to make things more spectacular.

When our big day came along, Jerry was good at entertaining our guests while my husband and I were off getting our photos taken, and he was excellent at keeping things on time and people on task (i.e.: cake cutting, first dance, toast, novelty dances, etc.).  Jerry was very professional and presented himself as such. He was clean cut and dressed professionally. I would recommend him to anyone.

Helen M. BienerBride
Joe Mascherino

Jerry Karns was the DJ for our wedding in Sept of 07. Jerry was able to DJ for us on relatively short notice, as we only had a few months to plan before we got married. He was very helpful when we met to go over our plans for the ceremony & reception. Neither my wife or had given much thought to what we wanted as far as song selection, what dances we would have, etc. He was able to give us suggestions for songs and was very helpful in mapping out the flow of the reception.

The day of our wedding Jerry arrived early & set up. He was very professional & polite. Everything went smoothly during the ceremony & reception. We had a small crowd, but they still seemed to have a good time. Jerry kept things moving along nicely. He was more than a “DJ”; he was more like a Master of Ceremony.

We would definitely recommend Jerry to anyone that is getting married or is having any other sort of celebration.

Joe MascherinoGroom

From Wedding Reception Guests

Terri Herbert

“Jerry, there is NO ONE who can show a crowd a good time like you! I think every single person there had a blast BEST DJ EVER- HANDS DOWN

Terri HerbertMother of the Bride
Ashley Todd

“I had a wonderful time, the most fun I have had at a wedding in a long time

Ashley ToddGuest
Veronica

“He was an amazing DJ! I had an awesome night! I wish we could have stayed later.”

VeronicaWedding Guest
Rachel Crocker

“Jerry was the DJ at two different weddings I’ve been in this past year. He does a fantastic job entertaining every guest and has creative ways of getting everyone out of their seats and on the dance floor! Jerry played all of the songs that were requested and everyone had a great time! I would highly recommend Jerry to anyone planning an event!”

Rachel CrockerWedding Guest
Liz Hakes Crowson

You did an exceptional job….you kept it going great!! Thank you for helping make a great day for my nephew and niece”

Liz Hakes CrowsonWedding Guest
Jessica Thomas

“Jerry did two of my best friend’s weddings and it was a blast! He had every song we requested and had great timing with the wedding party songs. I would highly recommend him!”

Jessica ThomasWedding Guest
Lauren Robords

“I recently had the privilege of hearing Prestige Worldwide Entertainment play at my nephew’s wedding reception. I think Jerry did an amazing job playing the right blend of music and interacting with the crowd to get them all on their feet dancing and we thoroughly enjoyed ourselves! I would highly recommend his DJ services for anyone that wants a successful, entertaining event!”

Lauren RobordsWedding Guest
Tina Parker

“Jerry, GREAT JOB……Everyone had a GREAT Time. Thank you soooooo much for making the day so special for everyone.……Everyone is still talking about the garter retrieval. Ha ha ha ha ha “

Tina ParkerMother of the Bride
Jim Cain

” Great job DJ-ing at my son’s wedding this past summer. The price was right; tunes great and a fine job as MC— as always. Thanks.”

Jim CainFather of the Groom

Other Events

Dave Bentley

“I actually worked with this individual at a very large community event. I am a live music sound engineer. He contracted me to do the bands while he was the DJ for the event. His professionalism is unmatched in the field. I have worked with a lot of DJ’s and he was the best I ever dealt with. Quality equipment, professional style and dependable. What else would you need?”

Dave BentleyOwner of Sensory Sound & Stage
Terri Herbert

“Jerry was the DJ for New Year’s 2008 at Sonora’s. Between the music, the Superman shirt, and the Tequila, it was a riot! It must have been- I danced for the first time in 10 years. And look forward to New Year’s 2009!”

 

Terri HerbertNew Year’s Eve Party Guest
Joe Baroody

“Jerry, I Just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you DJing for us. Nice job! You have a really nice feel for selection, volume and rolling with the unscripted.”

Joe BaroodyClass Reunion Guest
Amy Harris

“Jerry DJ’ed our ten year high school reunion. Unfortunately, the turnout was way less than what we had expected. Luckily, he did a great job as a DJ and helped keep the party going despite the limited turnout. He played all the songs we requested and threw in some others to liven up the crowd too.

Amy HarrisClass of 2001 Reunion Guest
Casey L.

“I actually worked with this individual at a very large community event. I am a live music sound engineer. He contracted me to do the bands while he was the DJ for the event. His professionalism is unmatched in the field. I have worked with a lot of DJ’s and he was the best I ever dealt with. Quality equipment, professional style and dependable. What else would you need?”

Casey L.Employee at Spruce Row Campground & RV Park, Ithaca, NYSpruce Row Campground & RV Park
Kristi Smith

Jerry Karns has been DJ’ing middle school dances for our 7th and 8th grade class fundraiser for the last few years.  The kids are always excited when they find out he will be taking care of the music and lights because they know he will play what they want to dance to.”

 

 

Kristi SmithHaverling Middle School Teacher
Maria Butts

“We hired Jerry for our Winter Ball. He had all of the music that we requested, and he really got the crowd going. Not to mention, he was really affordable. We will definitely have him DJ our dances in the future.”

Maria ButtsCampbell-Savona Student Council Advisor