Jake Ritchie, owner and operator of Dream Day Djs, has one of the best reputations in northern Virginia! He has raised the bar in the entertainment wedding industry making him one of the most sought after disc jockeys the area. With over 20 years of excellence and 20 industry awards (including an industry recognized DJ competition award), he can help you plan everything from the ceremony to the last song of the night.
We also have 2 other great DJs on staff and offer a full range of services:
As a full time professional entertainment service, rest assured we can help you create a memorable wedding with our extensive knowledge, planning, and unique ideas. Couples rave about our all-inclusive approach that will give you extra benefits like no overtime fees, free dance lighting, and unlimited personalized planning.
Jake Ritchie has been a professional DJ & MC for 20 years. He has performed over 2,000 events and averages about 55 or so weddings a year. In 2004, he became the first full time wedding DJ in northern Virginia to win a DJ competition award. Eight years in a row he won the Weddingwire.com Brides Choice Award, and won Washingtonian Magazine’s Best Wedding Vendor Award 6 years in a row. Jake has also been praised in various print articles, wedding planning websites, and vendor blogs. In 2010, he became the president of the D.C. Chapter of the American Disc Jockey Association – helping to create new standards along with the educational tools to help other DJs succeed (raising the bar).
So what makes Jake stand out from the rest? Aside from his solid reputation and northern Virginia’s top reviewed DJ (WeddingWire.com), he has put in over 300 industry hours of training by attending seminars, workshops, and conventions. This keeps him fresh, up to date, and full of new ideas. What’s rare? His incredible music mixing talent & abilities as a Master of Ceremonies (MC) . He’s perfectly mixed everything from Latin to Ghanaian music , so rest assured he can understand any style or culture.
Akhil Handa has been a professional DJ for over 12 years. He has performed hundreds of events over the DC Metropolitan area. Previously with Dynamo Entertainment, he won the Bride’s Choice Award three years in a row. Akhil joined the D.C. chapter of America Disc Jockey Association and served as a member of the board to bring together fellow DJs for education and continuous improvement.
Akhil is always trying to improve either by attending seminars, workshops or simply sharing ideas amongst fellow DJs. His attention to detail and mixing capability gives him the upper hand to understand any style a customer desires. Additionally, he was born and raised in India and has a good grasp on International music. He has an excellent reputation and is always ready to make your event a raging success.