We had numerous reservations about planning a wedding in St. Paul while living in New York. We knew there would be challenges with selecting vendors since we weren’t local, but Instant Request seemed to be a solid option when we were looking at reviews and feedback from their previous clients. Since we were planning from afar, we decided to go with the Black Tie Service with Instant Request. We were assigned DJ Rick Ausland for our wedding and after meeting and working with Rick, we don’t think a better option could have been available! Rick responded to all emails and made us feel calm in the months leading up to the wedding. We had so many other things to worry about, and he constantly reassured us that we would be in good hands. We finally had a chance to FaceTime with Rick about three weeks before the wedding, and he took his time going over the Instant Request online form with us, answered all of our questions, gave us some ideas, and really made us feel comfortable that everything was going to be perfect on the day of the wedding. And you know what? Rick was right. He had all of the song choices ready to go for our ceremony and introductions. He had a plan for what kind of music to play as the dinner eventually segued into the reception. Once the dancing did start, the dance floor was never empty! We had songs that we wanted to hear, and Rick played them all. However, he also did a great job of reading the room and playing music that got our guests out of their seats. We had a perfect wedding day, and our experience with Rick and Instant Request DJ was definitely a big part of it. If you’re planning a wedding in the Twin Cities, these guys should be your first call when you’re looking for a DJ. If you’re lucky enough to get Rick, you’re in great hands and you’re going to have a great time!