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Five Things To Raise Money For Prom

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Five Things Your School Can and SHOULD Do To Raise Money For Your Chicago Area Prom DJ

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How To Raise Money For Prom In The Chicago Area

For many high school students, prom night is THE MOST anticipated event of the year. It’s a night you will remember forever. It’s special . AND expensive! The prom dress, tuxedo, corsage, tickets, and prom limo transportation are just individual costs!

When you’re on the prom committee, you want everything to be perfect. There’s so much to think about:

Chicago prom event venues

Location, cost, availability, and holy cow parking can be expensive! Plus you have decisions on catering

Time to find an affordable Chicago event production company

And most importantly..

 

Prom DJ at The Field Museum

Prom DJ at The Field Museum

The Hottest Chicago area area DJ

Music is what makes your event insane. You’re want your prom to have the look and feel of a cutting edge Chicago night club with great sound, your favorite music, and spectacular lighting. With all these costs, the ticket price will really add up.

So how do you offset the cost of your prom? Here are some great fundraiser ideas.

Some simple, some a little harder.

Generate some quick cash For your high school prom

  • A local car wash
  • A church or school bake sale
  • A Pizza Sale – Hey everybody likes pizza!
  • An Ice Cream Social

With a little music, a couple of contest or a free giveaway, any fundraiser can be “cool”. Just text your friends and as them to do the same. Share with your school parents and teachers to get the word out. You want your event to be unbelievably memorable!

Get a party started!

  • A Dance Party Marathon …
  • A School Turn-about Dance… Girls ask the Guys to the Dance and you charge to get in
  • 5 or 10K Run, Walk, Ride

Great Fundraising Idea: No one can resist a great party!
Sadie Hawkins style dances and exercise events in the spring get families moving and grooving while you raise the money you need for your big night.

Serve em’ a snack!

  • A Pancake Breakfast
  • A Spaghetti Dinner

Great Fundraising Idea: Feed Them!
Make some quick calls or stop into a few restaurants and ask for the owner. You can negotiate a group dinner at a local Chicago restaurant that will offer you a 10-20% referral fee for every dollar that you spend. Sounds corny? It’s not. It works!

Play Ball!

  • Chuck a Puck at a hockey game.
  • Free Throw contest at a basketball game

Great Fundraising Idea: Use Your Sports Team!
Talk to your teachers and sports coaches to “get in the game” this season and get more publicity for your event fundraisers! If everyone buys a ticket for $1. Approach local business owners for a “sponsorship” opportunity. Businesses LOVE new clients, even if they have to give away a small service or coupon to get them. =)

Give em’ some of your elbow grease.

  • Baby sitting
  • Snow Shoveling
  • Painting
  • Yard Work
  • Clean Up

Hot Mix Entertainment, Chicago’s most sought after DJ works with schools ALL OVER the area to provide the most amazing prom experiences.

An original member of Chicago’s #HotMix5, Smokin’ Scott Silz has performed and guest DJ’d at Chicago’s hottest nightclubs for over 20 years.

See him hanging out with his favorite celebrities here.

Are you ready to make your prom a night to remember?

The schedule always fills up fast so pre-book your prom date with Scott and his Hot Mix team:

Schedule a quick call

View our school event services and get pricing

And most importantly – Get Ready To Start Dancing!

How To Hire A Destination Wedding DJ

How To Hire A Destination Wedding DJ

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Destination Wedding DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz has been a touring DJ for many years. Based in Chicago, Scott has worked around the country in all kinds of venues for all types of events. Scott is a world class DJ and heard on Chicago Radio. When it comes to weddings, Scott is an expert. He and his team put together amazing events with great sound and unbelievable lighting. Check out a few pictures from his recent event, a wedding on a rooftop in Austin Texas.

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Scott’s a master at keeping the dance floor packed and making sure the party flows smoothly.

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From cocktail music to dinner music to just the right dance music, Hot Mix knows how to make it flow. It’s everything you need from a destination wedding DJ.

 

Hot Mix can even take care of your ceremony music and provide the wireless microphones necessary for all your guests to enjoy your vows.

 

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Add some beautiful Up lighting in the color of your choice. A destination wedding DJ can provide everything you need from sound to lighting, photo booth and more.

 

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Brazos Music Hall – Austin Texas – The rooftop

 

Brazos Hall Austin Texas

Brazos Hall Austin Texas

 

Find out more about bringing the top destination wedding DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz from Hot Mix Entertainment based in Chicago to your event. We can bring the gear for U.S. Events and can fly in for overseas dates. Find out more on how to hire a destination wedding DJ by calling Hot Mix Entertainment 773-278-2200 or visit www.hotmixentertainment.com

Top 20 Wedding Songs 2015

Top 20 Wedding Songs 2015

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Top 20 Wedding Songs 2015

Top 20 Wedding Songs 2015 from Hot Mix Entertainment Chicago

 

Top 20 Wedding Songs 2015 from Hot Mix Entertainment Chicago

Here’s our top picks for 2015 when you want to hit the dance floor at a wedding.

  1. Uptown Funk – Mark Ronson f. Bruno Mars
  2. Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae) – Silento
  3. How Deep Is Your Love – Calvin Harris
  4. Can’t Feel My Face / The Hills / Earned It – Weeknd
  5. Shut Up And Dance – Walk The Moon
  6. Sugar – Maroon 5
  7. Lean On – Major Lazer f. Mo & DJ Snake
  8. Hold My Hand – Jess Glynne
  9. Want To Want Me – Jason Derulo
  10. Fetty Wap – Trap Queen
  11. Runaway (U & I) – Galantis
  12. Cheerleader – Omi
  13. The Nights – Avicii
  14. Time Of Our Lives – Pitbull f. Ne-Yo
  15. Blank Space / Style / Wildest Dreams – Taylor Swift
  16. Jealous / Chains – Nick Jonas
  17. Honey I’m Good – Andy Grammer
  18. What Do You Mean – Justin Bieber
  19. Thinking Out Loud / Photograph – Ed Sheeran
  20. Hotline Bling – Drake

Don’t Hire A DJ Until You Watch This!

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Don’t Hire A DJ Until You Watch This!

Your DJ will be the most important purchase you make when it comes to the success of your wedding. If you’re planning a wedding you need to talk to Hot Mix. Find out why a DJ will make or break your wedding. Award winning DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz will walk you thru the process of planning a spectacular event.

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The Hot Mix 5 Live at Concord Music Hall

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The Hot Mix 5 Live at Concord Music Hall

More than a thousand people braved the biggest November snowfall in over 121 years to party with the Hot Mix 5 at Concord Music Hall. A great time was had by all with the top house music DJs in the world taking the crowd back to the days of WBMX with classic house music. On the turrntables From the original Hot Mix 5 Scott Smokin’ Silz, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Mickey Mixin’ Oliver and Kenny Jammin’ Jason Plus Julian Jumpin’ Perez and Tim Schommer. Hosted by Czarina Mirani.

 

How to play the wedding shoe game and the questions to ask at your reception

How to play the wedding shoe game and the questions to ask at your reception

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How to play the wedding shoe game and the questions to ask at your reception:

Here are 25 of the best questions to ask if you’re going to play the shoe game at your Chicago wedding. Your Chicago wedding DJ can act as the emcee. This is a great way to break up the night perhaps while people are eating desert.

How to play the wedding shoe game and the questions to ask at your reception

How to play the wedding shoe game and the questions to ask at your reception

Be sure to keep the questions fun and entertaining and remember you only need to do about 10-15 questions to have fun. You want to keep your party moving!

1. Who said I love you first?

2. When you go out to eat, who picks the restaurant?

3. Who made the first move?

4. Who is the better driver?

5. Who is more likely to be running late?

6. Who takes longer to get ready?

7. Who spends more money?

8. Which one of you is smarter?

9. Who is the better kisser?

10.Who pick the radio station you listen to in the car?

11. Which one of you snores the loudest?

12.Who spends more time online?

13. Who has the best taste in clothing?

14. Which one of you is in charge of the remote control?

15. Who is better at keeping a secret?

16. Who said “I Love You” first?

17. Which one of you is more romantic?

18. Which one of you will pay the bills?

19. Who has the craziest family?

20. Who is messier?

21. Driving the car who has more tickets?

22. Who talks more?

23. Who will decide where you vacation?

24. Who determines how much money you can spend?

25. Who loves the other more? (Ask this last)

Hot Mix 5 Chicago House Music Legends coming to Concord Music Hall

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Hot Mix 5 Chicago House Music Legends coming to Concord Music Hall

HOTMIX 5 – SATURDAY NIGHT DANCE PARTY

Presented By: Concord Music Hall

Saturday, November 21, 2015

CONCORD MUSIC HALL – Chicago, Illinois

From the original Hot Mix 5 Scott Smokin’ Silz, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Mickey Mixin’ Oliver and Kenny Jammin’ Jason Plus Julian Jumpin’ Perez and Tim Schommer. Hosted by Czarina Mirani.

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Hot Mix 5 at Concord Music Hall Chicago

Purchase tickets here…

50% OFF VIP Gold Tickets with coupon code: HOTMIX5

http://www.clubtix.com/concordmusichall/hotmix-5-saturday-night-dance-party-tickets-417321?p=19635

Want to grab tickets for an upcoming show in person? Our box office is here for ya!

BOX OFFICE HOURS
• Tue-Fri: 1pm-7pm (if there’s a show, closed hour before)
• Sat: 12pm-8pm (end time depends on show hours)

PARKING INFO
• To purchase parking you MUST select the “PRINT AT HOME” ticket option.
• If you are purchasing more than one ticket item (GA ticket + Parking) you must add each item to your purchase basket individually.
• Parking lot is in CVS just North of Concord Music Hall. Please hand your printout parking ticket to the parking attendant.
• If you do not have a printer you can show your parking ticket barcode to the parking attendant on your smartphone screen.

BAGS/COAT CHECK
• We offer a bag/coat check service on the 2nd floor – each item checked is $4.00
• Backpacks or large bags are allowed, but must be checked at coat check prior to entering the main room.
• No Camelbacks or containers of any kind are allowed inside the venue.

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Wedding DJ In Barrington Illinois on the Biltmore Country Club

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Wedding DJ In Barrington Illinois on the Biltmore Country Club

 

Chicago Wedding DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz DJ’d for an LGBTQ Wedding DJ In Barrington Illinois on the Biltmore Country Club.http://www.biltmore-cc.com/club/scripts/section/section.asp?GRP=24838&NS=WE  Let Hot Mix Entertainment bring your dream wedding to reality. Planning an outdoor wedding, We’ll make sure all your guests have a great time! From the ceremony to the dancing. Weddings are our specialty. Let us work with you to make sure you get the music you want. We’ve got over 100k songs to choose from for Weddings in Chicago, or the suburbs. Hot Mix can provide Up Lighting, Dance Floor lighting, Monogram, Pin Spotting and more. Pictured is a wedding we did in Barrington IL at Biltmore Country Club. Hot Mix provided the top Chicago DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz along with sound and lighting. In addition this LGBTQ wedding had an incredible Fireworks Show. The dance floor was full all night long as guest enjoyed a custom playlist from our brides. This was such a cool setting taking place on over 2 acres of private property attached to the Biltmore Country Club and the property had a Frank Lloyd Wright Home where we also provided sound for the ceremony. Top 40 music, Pop Music, Oldies, Classic 80’s and 90’s dance music, Hip Hop and more kept the guests on the dance floor till the wee-hours of the morning.

Chicago House Music DJ on V103

ON AIR with Hot Mix – Get Free Friday House Party on V103 With DJ Scott Smokin’ Silz

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ON AIR with Hot Mix – Get Free Friday House Party on V103 With DJ Scott Smokin’ SilzGet ready for 19 hours of Chicago’s best house music in the mix… Friday July 3rd V103 is in the mix all day long with Chicago’s top DJs…

Chicago House Music DJ on V103

Chicago House Music DJ on V103

Scott Smokin’ Silz of The Hot Mix 5 and Hot Mix Entertainment

Farley Jackmaster Funk – Hot Mix 5

Kenny Jammin’ Jason – Hot Mix 5

Maurice Ice Culpepper – V103

DJ Emanuel

The Dizz

DJ Phantom – V103

Starting at 9am. You can check it out on the air live on V103 (102.7 FM) or on the web with the iHeart Radio App.

July is House Music Month in Chicago. Hear all these legendary DJ’ mixing your favorite House Music new and classic.

Keep checking back for the schedule. and we’ll post some of the playlists right here.

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