PROFESSIONAL DJ SERVICE
Serving Bradenton, Sarasota and Surrounding Areas
ABOUT FOGG SOUND
My name is John Finnegan, working professionally under the company name of “Fogg Sound”. I have performed at thousands of events since 1984. I provide the kind of experience and training to meet the demands of every event I’ve had the pleasure to be part of.
I use professional equipment, I’m insured, I perform in appropriate attire, I’m customer-focused, I have emergency plans in place, and I refrain from smoking or drinking alcoholic beverages while performing. Now, I’m not human boom box who just pushes buttons while appearing aloof and unapproachable. On the contrary, I employ a professional posture throughout the event, welcoming requests, interacting with the guests, and leading group and individual activities as necessary and previously approved by you, my client.
Why You Should Hire John Finnegan aka “Fogg Sound”.
Now that you know a little bit about me, you’re probably wondering if I’m the right DJ for your wedding. The truth is, it’s too early to tell. I’ve done small weddings, big weddings, multi-cultural weddings, simple weddings, and really complicated weddings. When I’m working a wedding that’s the right fit , everything just “clicks” – I’m happy, the clients are happy, and their guests are happy.
No two weddings are exactly alike. I treat every single wedding as a fresh opportunity to do what I do best. With years of experience, I have a pretty good sense of what works and what doesn’t work.
I only do a maximum of one event per day and three events per weekend – to help maintain my focus on my clients and give each event my undivided attention. I love entertaining. The creative challenge of getting a large, diverse group of people to come together on the dance floor is very exciting. So the question remains, am I a good fit for you? Here are a few things that might help you decide…
- I will make sure that your wedding is elegant and tasteful all the way through dinner, but once the dance floor opens, I will throw-down a dance party for the rest of the night.
- I am a professional, polished emcee with a good voice. However, I am not a “party motivator” DJ and I will not spend much time on the microphone ramping up the crowd.
- I’m happy to play whatever you would like. I’m interested in getting to know you as a couple and building an amazing playlist that reflects your tastes, and also doesn’t come across as cheesy or predictable.
- I will make sure that your guests have an awesome time and dance like crazy. I will get your guests to dance using a combination of your playlist, my experience, and requests from your guests.
- I’m easy to work with. I’m not interested in adding to the stress associated with planning a wedding. I’m happy to help wherever you need me, and if you would rather just let me “do my thing” then that’s fine too.
If this sounds good to you, I would love to work with you. If you don’t think I’m a good fit for your wedding, feel free to contact me and I’ll be happy to refer you to one of my DJ friends who might be a better fit.
Though weddings take up a good portion of my entertainment bookings, I also enjoy providing fun and professional DJ service for corporate events, holiday parties, birthdays, anniversaries, private parties, class reunions, school dances, fundraisers, community events and much more!
I always provide dance floor lighting effects to enhance the mood of any event. These may include moving heads, star balls, lasers, color washes, and gobos!
For an additional fee, ask about interactive song props for your guests to enhance the fun!
“Not only did John do an amazing job accommodating everyone at my wedding, he knew exactly how to make the planning before hand a million times easier. Everything went so smooth and exactly as planned. He did a wonderful job and I could not have asked for better!”
– Emily C., 5/5 Stars
“Great job Saturday night! Everyone enjoyed the music, the special effects and you! St. Lucy’s was blessed to have your professional services as DJ. On behalf of Fely Budziszek and her committee many thanks again John!.”
– Fr. John., 5/5 Stars
“We had a great St. Patrick Dance for our middle school students and the music was superb by John. Plenty of music choices, excellent lighting effects, and fun comic relief made the evening special for the students. We appreciate John’s flexibility and high quality of service..”
– Erin F., 5/5 Stars
“Wow! What can I say! Fantastic Job John! Fogg Sound DJ Entertainment was the DJ at our Ladies Choice School Dance on March 8, 2014 and I cannot say enough about John…Great Music, Great Fun!! The dance floor was filled with excited and thrilled girls and their dates, all having an amazing and memorable time. John kept them dancing the entire evening! “It was the best Ladies Choice Dance yet!” I highly recommend John at Fogg Sound to anyone looking for a DJ to make your event a great one! Thank You John!”
– Stephanie B., 5/5 Stars
“John did a great job DJ-ing for our wedding party. He played everything we wanted and then some. When we needed more dancers on the dance floor he was able to get them up and moving. If you are having a wedding, birthday, or just a party Fogg Sound is who you need!!! Thank you for everything!!!!!”
– Jessica G, 5/5 Stars
“Awesome! Professional and fun–he helped make my husband’s 66th birthday party a great success. We even convinced him to go an extra hour because everyone was having such a good time.”
– Jane R., 5/5 Stars
“John did an event for us that covered a wide age-range, and everyone was pleased. We’ve asked him to come back again. He’s quick with the set-up, tidy, fun, and he does a great job with spinning the tunes!”
– Amanda B., 5/5 Stars
“I have used Fogg Sound for many years. John is always professional, dependable, and provides a fun filled evening. I have worked with him on weddings, special events and school dances and have never been disappointed.He is able to read the guests and provide the type of music that they respond to; likewise he is able to act as emcee and direct the flow of the event. I recommend Fogg Sound to anyone looking for a DJ to make their event a memorable one..”
– Doris M., 5/5 Stars