Category Archives: Wedding DJ

Choosing the Perfect Wedding DJ in 2024

Your wedding day is one of the most significant moments in your life, and every detail deserves careful consideration. Among these crucial decisions stands the choice of your wedding DJ, a pivotal figure responsible for setting the tone and creating unforgettable memories on and off the dance floor. However, in the landscape of 2024, where… Read More »

Elevating the Night: DJ Forrest Houston Sets the Stage on Fire at AADE Casino Party January 2024 This year’s AADE Casino Party in January 2024 at the Marriot Marquis in Downtown was nothing short of spectacular, thanks to the electrifying beats and seamless entertainment provided by none other than DJ Forrest Houston. As the corporate DJ for the event, DJ Forrest once again proved his prowess in curating the perfect atmosphere… Read More »

“It was the Best night EVER! You gotta book with DJ Forrest” New Wedding DJ Review 2023 – Crystal Ballroom with Uplights Downtown Houston

Chris and Miranda’s wedding night was nothing short of magical, and DJ Forrest was at the heart of it all. In this blog post, we dive into the enchanting celebration at the Crystal Ballroom in Downtown Houston, where the dynamic duo entrusted DJ Forrest to turn their dreams into reality. The Crystal Ballroom, adorned with… Read More »

VIDEO +GOOGLE Review: Dancefloor Highlights from Willowynn Barn as the Santa Fe, TX DJ – July 16th, 2022 with Uplights

Last night on July 26th, 2022 we performed a lovely wedding ceremony and reception at Willowynn Barn as the Santa Fe, TX DJ with uplights. Everyone had a great time and danced all night long with plenty of touching moments in between. Below is a highlight video featuring some of the fun on the dancefloor… Read More »

40th birthday party with karaoke 🎤 May 2022

Everyone had a blast as we helped Gaby celebrate 40 great years with her most special friends and family. We had the karaoke going as well and everyone sang their hearts out all night long. Only one more event left in May 2022. Fun stuff!!

VIDEO: New DJ Forrest Review “You made our night the absolute best!!!” Wedding @ The Post Oak with uplights

Special thank you to Klarissa and Michael for trusting us with their special day @ The Post Oak. The feedback was incredible and we enjoyed working with you and your awesome group of family and friends 🙂 – DJ Forrest Houston

VIDEO – DJ Forrest Dancefloor highlights: October 2nd, 2021 @ The Bell Tower on 34th

Had a great wedding last night for Sarah and Collin! Guests had an amazing time and the event was fun, emotional, and energetic with a wide range of music played from country to hip hop, and even some latin in the mix. We played at the famous Bell Tower on 34th as the DJ, where… Read More »

DJ Forrest performs a wedding at the Westin Houston Medical Center with uplights – August 1st, 2020

Tonight we congratulate Fredy and Allison as they celebrate their wedding day with ceremony and reception at the Westin Houston Medical Center. We hear this is only the 4th wedding hosted here and with such nice facilities, we anticipate being frequent DJs here! Below, DJ Forrest Houston is pictured on the balcony just before the… Read More »

Unique Groomsmen and Bridesmaids Gift Ideas 2020

We are always looking to provide our brides and groom unique, relevant, and top notch wedding information 🙂 Allow us to introduce you to Groovy Groomsmen Gifts, featuring unique groomsmen gift ideas: featuring awesome, personalized gifts to show them how much they mean to you. Also, visit: We love how they didn’t forget… Read More »

New DJ Forrest Houston Review from July, 2020 Event

Thank you for the kind words Stephanie we appreciate it! Original link here on Google:,1,,,

Coronavirus Update: April 3rd, 2020

Hello everyone quick update! 😀 We have recently expanded our network of talented and qualified professional DJs and photobooth operators so any events needing to reschedule due to Coronavirus will be accommodated. As of today, there are zero fully booked dates so you can reschedule with peace of mind knowing we have you covered. Have a great… Read More »

Xceptional DJs – 3 best rated DJs in Houston again in 2020! How were we chosen? View the Three Best Rated® 50-Point Inspection (via Our 50-Point Inspection includes everything from checking reviews, ratings, reputation, history, complaints, satisfaction, trust and cost to the general excellence. If you are looking for full list of our 50-Point Inspection, the following list will give you a clear picture. Few… Read More »

DJ Forrest Houston – Xceptional DJ’s Receives 2019 Houston Program Award!

DJ Forrest Houston – Xceptional DJ’s Receives 2019 Houston Award Houston Award Program Honors the Achievement HOUSTON November 8, 2019 — DJ Forrest Houston – Xceptional DJ’s has been selected for the 2019 Houston Award in the Disc Jockeys category by the Houston Award Program. Each year, the Houston Award Program identifies companies that we… Read More »

Free family fun festival – Sunday October 27th – Houston Family Magazine (Bellaire, TX DJ)

If you don’t have plans Sunday October 27th from noon to 4 PM, get your costumes on, bring the kids and come enjoy the festivities! Music by Bellaire, TX DJ Forrest Houston at Evelyn’s Park in 77401! For more info visit Houston Family Magazine event on facebook!

DJ Forrest performs wedding at the Crowne Plaza in River Oaks Houston – September 14th, 2019 – White Uplights and VIDEO

Special congratulations for Ahmad and Sanah tonight. The wedding was beautiful and decor and lights were stunning. It’s always an honor to DJ at the Crowne Plaza in River Oaks. Tonight’s bride and groom did a wonderful job on the decor, so had to get a pic on their amazing chair! Happy Saturday my friends… Read More »

Facebook Live video from Travis and Katie’s Reception

We had a blast performing for Travis and Katie’s wedding reception last weekend as the DJ at Station 3 in the Heights TX! DJ Forrest captured this Facebook live video also… Ever wanted to consider an event at an old Fire Station near downtown?! From the Heights Fire Station official website: Station 3 is centrally… Read More »

DJ Forrest Houston LIVE On Air with Pierr – April 3rd, 2019

Had a wonderful time on the show today with host, Pierr Castillo. We talked about my background, some industry DJ and wedding secrets, and revealed details of my new book Mobile Dj Handbook! – Follow Pierr on Facebook to catch his weekly broadcast Wednesdays at 11 AM! He said I am the best Houston… Read More »

Performing the Deloitte Technology SAP Summit March 1st, 2019- Bollywood and Punjabi DJ

DJ Forrest performed the Deloitte Houston 2019 SAP Technology Summit and explored new genres by playing the tunes as the Bollywood and Punjabi DJ. Even though he was a little out of his musical comfort zone, the crowd danced all night and raved about how much fun they had as lots of compliments were given… Read More »

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Performing downtown at Sam Houston Hotel – February 9th, 2019 – DJ Forrest Wedding

Tonight we had the honor to perform Heather’s and Jared’s wedding reception @ the Sam Houston Hotel in Downtown Houston. DJ Forrest handled the music and lighting and everyone in this super fun, festive grou had a great time… including the Aggie War Hymn near the end to please the masses 🙂

50th Birthday Party @ Royal Oaks Country Club in Houston (DJ + Photobooth in 77082) January 26th, 2019

Classy setting to help Mark celebrate his 50th birthday tonight! We had the honor of performing the DJ and Photobooth services at Royal Oaks Country Club in 77082. We love this venue, and have performed music for both indoor and outdoor weddings, company parties, and company functions here over several years and each time it… Read More »

VIDEO: DJ Forrest performs Wedding in Memorial Houston 77024 with Photobooth, Uplights – December 22nd, 2018

We performed our last wedding of 2018 as the DJ and Photobooth provider with uplighting for Sal and Haley in a lovely home in Memorial. The dancefloor was packed all night long and the mood was fun, energetic, and festive all night long. Such a lovely couple and great event!

Memorial Houston Christmas Party 2018

Wanted to give a special shoutout to Jeff from Jeff Varga Fashion Photography for sending this pic from the Memorial Houston Christmas Party. Jeff is a talented artist and you should consider his services at your next special event!

Wedding DJ for Josh and Erica at The Historic Heights Fire Station – October 6th, 2018

DJ Forrest was the wedding DJ for Josh and Erica’s big day at the Historic Heights Fire Station on October 6th, 2018 in Houston. Downstairs, we set up a small system to play music for appetizers and cocktail hour, while the main party took place upstairs where we had a second main sound system set… Read More »

Burlington Store Excellence Awards with Company Party DJ Forrest 9-24-18

Tonight (September 24th, 2018) DJ Forrest performs for Burlington’s Houston Excellence awards. We have shopped here for years and are honored to work with them this year and hopefully many more in the future! Christmas is coming EARLY this year and we couldn’t be happier! Need a top level company party DJ? Call Xceptional DJs… Read More »

Briscoe Manor with uplights

Wanted to share a quick photo of uplights at Briscoe Manor. There are certain venues such as Briscoe Manor that benefit tremendously from adding wall accents. See photo below…

Four Tips for Hiring Wedding Transportation

As a DJ and photobooth wedding specialist, we appreciate quality wedding transportation! Below is an article featuring some tips! Article By: Houston Party Bus Service Four Tips for Hiring Wedding Transportation Shopping around for luxury transportation for your wedding can be a bit intimidating if you’ve never done it before. There are seemingly unlimited companies… Read More »

Christmas company party DJ for Wendy’s

On December 20th we were company party DJ for Wendy’s and Haza Foods at the Aquarium in downtown Houston. The night went flawlessly with dinner, background tunes, great awards including a car giveaway, and tons of dancing! See you all next year, we’ll be rrrrrrrrrrrready! -DJ Forrest Need a company party DJ for your next… Read More »

DJ Forrest at Safari Texas Ranch

DJ Forrest provided the ceremony and reception music for Stacey and Estevan’s wedding, while Will ran the photobooth and set up the uplights to perfection. The event took place in the Lodge at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond, TX and everything could not have gone better 🙂 Such a great venue! Looking for a venue? Here… Read More »

New article published about us today on Texas Homes!

Xceptional DJs and Photo Booth Brings The Fun Every Time Real Estate Guide By Jake Levin As his name would suggest, DJ Forrest knows the secret to being the best DJ possible for a wedding. The owner of Xceptional DJs and Photo Booth in Houston, Texas, has a full service approach to entertainment, but said… Read More »

Maroney Auto Sales 20 year Anniversary

Today we kicked off our Saturday to help Maroney Auto Sales Celebrate 20 great years in business. We had the DJ system and photobooth set up and it was a great day for all! Mentioned this Facebook post, ask for Rick Maroney (owner) tell them DJ Forrest sent you, and get special pricing 🙂

Big Sky Barn Ceremony and wedding DJ

We had the honor of performing a Thursday night event for Katelynn and Dylan at the Big Sky Barn. Pictured below, we set up a small system to run ceremony sound. Of course we were also the wedding DJ for the reception as well! The house had a system that we used for the mic,… Read More »

Videographic Productions Sneak Peak

Wanted to thank Iheny with Videographic Productions for sending us her sneak peak video 🙂 Loved working with her, she is really friendly and great with her clients…  

Rebecca and Tony @ Houston Museum of Natural Science

We had the honor of performing the wedding ceremony and reception music October 1st, 2016 for the marriage of Rebecca and Tony! Such a wonderful group of friends and family, great atmosphere, top notch catering, and classy vendors. Pictured below are a few photos from the gathering 🙂

Run Against Human Trafficking 2016

DJ Forrest had the great honor of performing the entertainment for the Run Against Human Traffic 2016. This run took place at the Marriot Woodlands Waterway to help raise awareness of the huge problem human this is. Pictured below are the runners a few minutes before the race start 🙂

Michelle and Jim’s Wedding and Reception

We are always thankful to see wedding photos from our events 🙂 A few months back Dj Forrest performed DJing for ceremony and reception while Paul ran the photobooth! Here are a few of our favorite pics…

Performing at the stunning Chateau Coromar

DJ Forrest was fortunate to perform on July 2nd, 2016for Aimeng and Patrick at the stunning Chateau Cocomar. The setting was beautiful and classy, while the atmosphere was fun, upbeat, and positive 🙂 Flawless event and great time had by all.

Why DJ Forrest?

A question we often get from those who have never worked with us before is why DJ Forrest package? All DJs are not created equal! Here are a few differentiation factors: 1. Music is mixed- An overwhelming amount of DJs do not mix, they simply fade the music in and out as a song ends.… Read More »

It’s never too early!

Hey guys as a reminder, it is never too early to reserve your DJ. Right now, with summer kicking off, the phone typically slows down for us over the next few weeks. That is OK because while the phones are seasonal, the event season is not because our business is weddings primarily! Once reason people… Read More »

Nassau Bay Hilton DJ

This rainy Saturday, June 4th, 2016, DJ Forrest and Xceptional DJs performed the music, photobooth, and uplighting for Dr. and Mrs. Skoog. Lots of visually stunning decor helped to make for a beautiful setting. We always love performing as the Nassau Bay Hilton DJ… great venue! DJ Forrest dropping a golden oldies set to a… Read More »

New review from Lori with Blue Sage Events!

We get EXTRA excited when other wedding industry experts take time to put a good word in about our services. We worked with Blue Sage Events last weekend, and here is what Lori had to say on our Facebook page..

50th Anniversary at Grand Palace

This morning we hasd the honor of performing for Mary and Charlie to celebrate 50 years of marriage at the Grand Palace in Spring. We take our duties as a wedding anniversary DJ with great pride as we realize how important this day is to the couple and their families 🙂

Updated Yelp Review

“Used this company again this week for rodeo receptions. Exceptional doesn’t begin to describe the professional service provided. I would recommend exceptional djs and DJ Forrest for any event. I’ve personally used the photo booths for several rodeo functions but I have also attended weddings … ”

A note from the Jamie at Briscoe Manor

We love getting thoughtful reviews from brides, but take a special fondness when a wedding coordinator or staff from a well established venue takes time to write. Here is an awesome email we received early this week 🙂 …

New Facebook review

A new DJ Forrest review arrived on Facebook today from another one of our happy clients. We love it when you take time out of your busy day to share your experience with us!

Thank you note from the weekend!

We finished up another huge weekend and everything went flawlessly! Great events, great couples, great venues. Here is a note we received at the end of our Saturday show (it always makes our night)…        

Performing for Oracle Cloud Day #cloudday

We had the great fortune of performing the Oracle Cloud day to cap off a great event for the company! DJ Forrest played fun, upbeat music to enhance the energy and mood at the JW Marriot Westheimer.

The Carriage House

We performed our first event at The Carriage House on January 23rd, 2016. The venue has only been open about a year but we like the way it lays out with the country feel and classy interior. We performed DJ, photobooth and uplighting, and outdoor ceremony with the house system and everything went smoothly and… Read More »

Da Stadium Thursday League

We were thankful to partially sponsor the Thursday in House league shirts at Da Stadium in Pasadena, TX. Love the way they turned out guys! Shout out to Gabe 🙂 – DJ Forrest

Ashton Gardens West

Tonight we were fortunate to perform at the new Ashton Gardens west for the Wes and Lulu wedding and reception. Here is the website- This is a very impressive venue if you are in the market. I give the ambiance and staff 5 stars 🙂 -DJ Forrest   From their official website…   ASHTON… Read More »

13th birthday party- Photobooth pics

DJ Forrest provided the hits while Paul provided the photobooth. We brought out a fogger, laser light show, and a ton of fun props to help the kids have the time of their lives. Here are a few fun pictures from the photobooth 🙂 Full gallery here-

6 Essentials for DJing at a Wedding

I found this article online by Michael M.  Hughes and thought I would share. These are some essential qualities needed for DJ success. I agree with most of this 🙂 -Forrest 6 Essentials For DJing At Weddings AUGUST BY MICHAEL M. HUGHES Wedding DJing Get the mix of skills right and there’s money to be… Read More »

River Oaks Garden Club

This weekend we had a full schedule with three photobooths and four other DJ shows including two weddings and even a grand opening. Pictured below are pictures from DJ Forrest’s Saturday event at River Oaks Garden Club. This is a beautiful, unique venue that captures the beauty of outdoor life, while being positioned in a prominent… Read More »

Pathway Church September 13th

We are excited to perform for our good friends at The Pathway Church next weekend! Everyone is invited. Sunday Sept 13th 10AM @ Eagle Pointe Recreation Center in Mont Belvieu 77580!!

Honoring a commitment we made 2.5 years ago!

Our bride had previously paid us in full and had to unexpectedly cancel her wedding just a few weeks out… OVER 2.5 YEARS AGO! We finally were able to honor our contract last weekend in College Station! Here is what mom (mother of the bride) had to say!! 🙂

Happy brides are what we live for!!

Wanted to share an image from one of our photobooths last Saturday. Event took place at Shirley Acres. Happy brides like this are what we live for and our photo booths are ALWAYS a huge hit with everyone 🙂

Dozier Design Photography

Our friends at Dozier Design Photography were kind enough to send over a few candid shots of DJ Forrest at a recent wedding! I am impressed with the way they turned out and in such a low lighting setting. Devin and Donna were really kind and great to work with and we recommend them 🙂 From their… Read More »

Amber Springs… before the wedding!

This evening #djforrest is all set up to perform the Lehman wedding for Sarah and Joseph. Although the rain prevented the outdoor ceremony, the staff moved all the festivities indoors. Forrest’s helper Paul was there to take a (rare) selfie! Happy Saturday 🙂

An awesome email we received today

“Hey Forrest, Just wanted to drop you a line and tell you that we had a great time at the wedding reception on Saturday. DJ Gary was awesome and got everyone on the dance floor. The lighting looked beautiful as well. Thanks for your work and please pass on our comments to Gary as well!”… Read More »

Shoutout to Blue Media Photography!

Had an amazing event last weekend at Chrystal Springs and wanted to share a photo gallery (courtesy of Blue Media Photography) from our ceremony and reception with Rachel and Ryon! Worked with and had a great vendor experience with the photographer John and I’m impressed with his work 🙂

Small wedding miracle for Eric and Corina :)

The weekend of April 18, 2015 had historically bad weather and flooding. This was especially troubling for Eric and Corina, who had a beautiful outdoor patio wedding planned with DJ Forrest at Villa Capri in Seabook. For the first hour the weather was rainy, windy, and dark and the bride was nearly in tears as… Read More »

Thumpin’ Thursdays!

Thursdays at Da Pub are always a blast when Dj Forrest is in the house! Here is a pic from a friend: Posted by Bobby Tapia on Friday, April 3, 2015

VIDEO highlights: Michelle and Kellan 8:31

Last weekend, DJ Forrest had the honor of performing for Michelle and Kellan (#michellan) wedding and reception at The Prairie in Round Top Texas with Glitter + Whiskey Events. It couldn’t have been a more perfect engagement from the amazing venue, to the fantastic food, to the top notch vendors involved. It was truly a thrill… Read More »

Apartment Grand Opening in The Woodlands 2-25-15

Tonight DJ Forrest and Paul will provide DJ and photobooth services for the grand opening of The Millineum Six Pines. Public is welcome so please come say hello if you are in the area 🙂 Post by Xceptional DJ's and Photo Booths.

Sam Houston Hotel: Lauren and Garrett

Last weekend, DJ Forrest performed at the Sam Houston Hotel in downtown Houston. In addition to providing the music, we also provide some salmon colored uplights to really accentuate the room. The mood was fantastic as DJ Forrest provided a wide range of music that appealed to both the younger and older high class audience.… Read More »

DJ Forrest & Harlem Globetrotters

On Monday, January 26th, DJ Forrest performed for the Harlem Globetrotters and Greyhound. Today was an amazing day where a special group of youngsters got to see the Globetrotters perform, as well as a meet and greet along with autographs. We were honored to be a part of such a special day! Below you will… Read More »

Lonestar College Neon Party DJ 80s night!

We were delighted to perform several events and weddings last weekend, but Thursday we were fortunate to have Paul take some video of our Lonestar College Neon Party DJ night! Everyone danced all night and the room was looking amazing with all the blacklights. Here is the email from the staff member who booked with us…… Read More »

Bridal show DJ 2015

Hi, if you are still looking for your bridal show DJ, we are offering a 5% off special if you book in the month of January! This offer can sometimes be mixed with other offers and promotions so contact us today for details and simply mention “bridal show” for your promtional discount!   Hurry you have… Read More »

7 Important things to know about your wedding DJ

This article is from Modern Era Weddings and we did not write. We do agree with a lot of the information here (not all but it’s a great article anyhow) …………………………………………………………………. 7 MOST IMPORTANT THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT YOUR WEDDING DJ JANUARY 2, 2015 TOM WALTER By: DJ Mike “MadMike” Willis Okay, so your significant… Read More »

Scott Kelley Photography

Hello there, I wanted to share a link to Scott Kelley Photography! I worked with Scott this past weekend for a wedding at Carmellos and felt he did a wonderful job. His pre-engagment photos displayed near the cake were flawless and the talk of the wedding guests! Pictured below is a shot that he captured of… Read More »

Last weekend of holiday parties!! Special thank you

Busy Friday with DJ Forrest at The Aquarium, DJ Rolland at Gallery M Squared, and Tom working his magic at a house party. Just wanted to take a moment to sincerely thank all of you. Our company grows each and every year, and your referrals and continued support is the biggest reason for our success.… Read More »

Video Testimonial from a skeptical bride!!

We performed the wedding reception for Jeana and Kevin yesterday evening at the Doubletree Hilton in Downtown Houston. At the event conclusion, DJ Forrest went to say goodbye and the bride made an astounding revelation. She admitted that she thought our WeddingWire and Knot reviews had to be fakes because of how “over the top”… Read More »

Jeana and Kevin Wedding: Doubletree Hilton Downtown on November 8th, 2014

Last Saturday, Forrest performed for the Jeana and Kevin wedding reception as the Doubletree Hilton Downtown DJ. They had awesome music, great wedding planners (Anne and Caprile), a classy downtown hotel ballroom, fantastic food, and beautiful uplighting to set the mood. They also provided us with a fun and diverse play list and funny do-not play list… Read More »

Best DJ we have EVER worked with!

Today we got an awesome new FB review from a fellow wedding professional who proclaimed we are the Best DJ we have ever worked with. There is no greater compliment than getting hired by someone who sees wedding professionals each and every weekend year in and year out 🙂 Contact us today for more details!… Read More »

Photobooth: Halloween Costume Contest Winners

Last Friday evening, DJ Forrest held a Halloween Housewarming party for his new home. Pictured below are the costume contest winners. Prizes awarded for best adult female, best adult male, best child female, best child male! Also, we had a photo booth set up and it was a HUGE hit as always: Here is link… Read More »

The BEST day of my life!!

    I had the pleasure of having the owner DJ Forest do our wedding! My expectations were beyond exceeded. From the music, Photo booth,wedding video highlights to all of the coordination that he did with the wedding coordinator. We had so many last minute changes and ideas and no one ever noticed he did… Read More »

Omar and Mayra Video Highlights: Crystal Springs w/ DJ Forrest

Last Saturday, DJ Forrest performed at Crystal Springs in Magnolia for Omar and Mayra. Forrest played every genre imaginable and even had the spinning monogram for extra impact and beauty. Music was played with a special emphasis on spanish music such as Cumbias, Salsa, Merengue, Tejano, Guapango, Norteno, Bandas, and much more. As Omar and… Read More »

Brandy and Jeremy @ DiAmici Upscale Events

We had a blast performing DJ and photo booth services last weekend for Brandy and Jeremy. This was a fun crowd with great energy, and we were honored to share in their big day. Here are some video highlights featuring a few songs that went really well from their playlist! Brandy and Jeremy from Xceptional… Read More »

New review to start the week!

An amazing review came in today and I couldn’t be happier to share. A few months back we performed DJ and photobooth services at Royal Oaks country club for this lovely couple of doctors 🙂 “Forrest is a true professional. Working with him was easy-breezy and stress-free. Since I was planning a wedding in Houston… Read More »

Best party EVER!

This review came in on Google this week and I wanted to share because it is rare that a teen takes time to review our services and you have to generally take the parent’s word for it when choosing a DJ. Here is what she said 🙂

Saturday October 4th: Diverse Date

Diverse Saturday this evening with DJ Forrest and Tom performing weddings with DJ Roland and Ruben at Fort Bend cookoff and high school homecoming! Pictured below is DJ Forrest performing the ceremony for Tony and Katie at Mia Bella Vita in Tomball, where we are the package DJ’s for this lovely venue. Happy Saturday friends 🙂

Arkema Company Party: Pasadena Cookoff DJ 2014

Thursday, Friday, and Saturday we provided the Pasadena Cookoff DJ services and photo booth for Arkema and LeMOO. The events went smoothly as DJ Roland and Kristin worked Thursday… while DJ Forrest and Maribeth worked the weekend. This is our 2nd year working with this team and hope for many more great years!

Photo Session with Michelle Able

Michelle Able is one of the premier wedding photographers in Houston and I wanted to take a moment to thank her for taking time out of her schedule to photograph DJ Forrest and family. DJ Forrest will be performing Michelle’s wedding in March of 2015, and we feel one of the highest honors is when… Read More »

Texas Children’s Pediatrics 40 year celebration

One of our events on this lovely Saturday that we would like to highlight is the 40 year celebration of Texas Children’s Pediatrics. This classy event took place Saturday the 13th at the famous Champions Golf Club with performances, videos, and tears with some of the original doctors in attendance to make this event that… Read More »

Tracklist- DJ Forrest Houston @ Da Pub 9-11-14

Below is the order and playlist of all songs DJ Forrest mixed live last night on 9-11-14 for Thumpin’ Thursdays at Da Pub. We stayed modern more often than not last night due to the crowd. Another amazing night in the books:). DJ History – 2014/09/11 —————————— 20:39 : Daft Punk f./Pharrell Williams – Get… Read More »

Greyhound 100th Anniversary

Tomorrow we are excited to perform for Greyhound’s 100th Anniversary event. We will provide the sound, upbeat tunes, and announcements to help facilitate an amazing day. Looking forward to a great event! Click image below to view the Yahoo press release:  

Star Fleet Cruise

We are performing a cruise this evening aboard the Star Gazer in Kemah, TX. On a regular basis we perform here for weddings, special events, and even public cruises as well. The atmosphere is always fun with the dancing staff, great view, and fun guests that let loose over the water and near the Kemah boardwalk!… Read More »

Houston Zoo with DJ Forrest

For this morning’s festivities, DJ Forrest performs for the teen volunteers @ Houston Zoo in Masihara Pavilion from 11 AM-1 PM near the lion cages. Give us a courtesy wave if you are in the area 🙂 Happy Saturday friends!   Post by Xceptional DJ’s and Photo Booths.

Sunday DJ Pecan Springs Wedding

Sunday, 8-3 we performed the wedding of Michelle and Miguel. Wedding had a Venezuelan flavor but we still mixed up a variety of other genres like country, hip hop, top 40, and lots of line dances. The wedding took place in Brookeshire TX at Pecan Springs and we were set up side stage. Great all… Read More »

25th Anniversary Shrimp Boil for The Rose

This Saturday, DJ Forrest will perform after the Slags and silent auction. Come support this great organization and your favorite DJ 🙂

Bridal Show Special

For the remainder of July, if you mention the bridal show, you are eligible for a 5% discount off your DJ or photo booth services. This promo is valid with other specials in some circumstances so please call in for questions or details @ 281-206-2670. Hope you are having a fabulous summer 🙂

School’s Out Summer Bash DJ @ Kemah Boardwalk

This weekend, we will be performing and celebrating with our friends at Top Star and Kemah Boardwalk for the School’s out Summer Bash 2014. Music will be top 40 with some beach themed family fun music mixed in as well. There will be tons of great games and even some Slime happening  for “Slime Time Trivia!”  This… Read More »

Memorial Weekend 2014

Big Saturday night tonight with DJ Roland performing in Galveston, DJ Tom in the Heights, and DJ Forrest @ The Gardens Houston. Maribeth is also entertaining as photo booth assistant for Royal High’s prom up north. We would like to respectfully thank our brave men and women who gave their lives to pave the way… Read More »

New Review posted 5-7-14

    A wonderful new review came in today. We love getting these and are thankful for kind words that keep us going strong 🙂

2014 Houston A-List Nominee

We are excited to be nominated for Houston A-List for “best wedding music.” Please vote to help us win!! Thank you. BEST Wedding Music

Special Olympics Charity Golf Classic

On this beautiful Wednesday, DJ Forrest is at the Kingwood Country Club performing for SGS for the Special Olypics Golf Classic. This great cause features tons of crawfish, loads of fun, and provides financial support to a worthy cause. Everyone wins 🙂

Photobooth weekend

Last weekend we did two open air photo booths for the Salvation Army and a Cotillion Party at Bellaire Methodist. Here are a few fun photos!

The McKellars Wedding Cinema

Below, you will find the recently released Super8 video from one of our amazing preferred vendors, The McKellars Wedding Cinema. The wedding footage was captured in January, 2014 and DJ Forrest provided the entertainment… Brent and Vancessa McKellar. They do amazing work and are one of the few video teams capable of doing Super 8MM film… Read More »

Houston Arboretum DJ

On Friday, March 28th, 2014 DJ Forrest performed the wedding and reception for Adam and Tami at Houston Arboretum. Pictured below is a view from the ceremony. In order to get to the ceremony area, all guests and party made a quarter mile hike on the famous inner loop trails. It was well worth the… Read More »

March 2014 Schedule

March Schedule… March 6th- DJ Forrest Da Pub March 7th- Wedding, Mike and Marie with Photo booth March 8th- Photobooth, Wedding Downtown Plaza March 9th- Wedding Garden Verein March 10th- Wedding Amber Springs March 13th- DJ Forrest Da Pub March 14th- DJ Forrest The Bell Tower on 34th, Wedding Hotel Sam March 15th- Wedding Royal Oaks Country… Read More »

Photo Booth fun over the weekend

With DJ Forrest out at the Houston Rodeo Cookoff, and DJ Tom at a wedding, we had DJ Ruben and Kristen working the DJ and photo booth for the 13th party of three young ladies! When you need high quality Dj and photobooth services, give us a call today.   Notice just how much fun… Read More »

Houston Rodeo DJ- Cookoff 2014

Friday, Feb 28th and Saturday, March 1st, DJ Forrest performs at the Houston Rodeo DJ for SGS in the Bell County Booth. This weekend will be a ton of fun and for the record, we strongly believe that Texas BBQ prepared just right at cookoffs are great for the soul 🙂   We perform frequently… Read More »

Day 5- Dallas Auto Show

Today is the last day (day 5) of Xceptional Dj’s performing at the Dallas Auto Show. We are honored to work with Jeep Chrysler and to provide the musical entertainment for their awesome road course display! We provided a mix of family friendly music with a combination of all music types and genres. Stop by… Read More »

Text Message from the weekend

This text made my Monday that much better. Thought I would share 🙂 -DJ Forrest “Hey man, Jennifer and I wanted to thank you a TON for the awesome job you did. Honestly man, couldn’t have picked a better man for the job. Thanks a lot for being a big part of our big night.… Read More »

DJing tonight at Hotel Valdez

We love heading to the Galveston Island w henever we get an opportunity. Also, keep in mind that we do not charge extra for travel either! Tonight, DJ Forrest performs for his old friend Troy and his lovely new wife Stephanie! Hotel Valdez is a beautiful place to have a wedding as it has a… Read More »

Top songs of 2013 revealed!

Click image below to see the top songs from all genres in 2013 with over 2 million songs requested from Dj Event Planner. Very interesting to see which songs made the cut 🙂

From the Facebook Page today…

“Forrest, we cannot thank you enough! Ryley and I were so nervous since our DJ that we had been working with backed out a few months before the event without the slightest notice. I immediately took to the internet and found Forrest from Xceptional DJ’s, who I called based on the highly praised reviews. Thankfully,… Read More »

Wedding Highlight Video from Vanessa McKellar Productions

Recently, we were fortunate to once again run across our friends at Vanessa McKellar Productions! We got to talking and realized that we had worked together a few years back, and they remembered having some video highlights of the previous event and were kind enough to send  to us. Working with Brent and Vanessa is… Read More »

North Houston DJ at Belle Rose Maison

This evening we perform for Yoana and Greg as the North Houston DJ at Belle Rose Maison in Conroe Tx. This beautiful couple had an outdoor ceremony, followed up by a reception indoors in this robust setting. We were honored to handle the music and uplights as the couple chose a purple color scheme that… Read More »

Celebratory photo booth pic!

We would like to congratulate our friend Lauren with Virtus on doing such a great job planning her first full company party. She is excited to begin her career and will be launching more full events in the near future. We are proud to be her photo booth company and look forward to many great… Read More »

Wade and Alfredo

Congrats to Wade and Alfredo on a great event. Fun time had by all and we were happy to be a part of your your big day. Thank you! DJ Forrest

Monday Morning Email

Below is an email from the bride! Thanks for your your kind words Alyssa and Taylor… 🙂 “Forrest!! I just wanted to send you an email telling you how appreciative we are for Saturday night! You did such an awesome job. Everyone kept complimenting you and telling me how great your music and lighting was.… Read More »

Why you NEED a photo booth… in 74 seconds!!

Although the photo booth is a relatively common item these days, they have not been in the wedding industry and party industry for mobile events long at all. On a daily basis, we get phone calls from people wondering just what a photo booth is. Below, you will find a photo booth video of a… Read More »

Benefit today for Breast Cancer

Come support this great cause today if you can. DJ Forrest from 1-3 and The Slags will rock the house afterwords. Fun, fun,  and all proceeds go to the cause. –

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Schedule: *Public *Fri  10-25- Kemah Boo on the Boardwalk Sat  10-26- Lee Homecoming, Bradley and Kena Wedding with Photobooth, Wilder 50th Birthday Celebration, Paige Halloween Neon Bash *Sun  10-27- Da Stadium (1 PM- 3 PM) Avon Breast Cancer Walk (PUBLIC) *come help DJ Forrest save the tatas *Wed 10-30- Da Stadium Sports Bar Halloween… Read More »

Video: Richmond Wedding DJ

On October 21st, 2013 DJ Forrest performed for Candice and Chad. We also did the photo booth as well and the guests complimented us on the great time they all had. Below is the video as we were the Richmond Wedding DJ and hosted a great event at Burt Ranch. Candice and Chad Wedding Reception… Read More »

Kemah Halloween Video- Boo on the Boardwalk 10-11-13

Quick video clips from last weekend in Kemah. Remember to visit DJ Forrest this Friday at the Kemah Stage! He will perform neon theme from 6-10 PM. Kemah Boo on the Boardwalk- October 11th- Night 1 from Xceptional DJ's + Photo Booths on Vimeo.

Candice and Chad

Last weekend we performed at the Burt ranch in honor of Candice and Chad. The rain prevented an outdoor ceremony so we and the lovely staff at En Vougue swiftly moved the festivities indoors and performed in the tent! A great time was had by all the wedding went off without a hitch other than… Read More »

Boo on The Boardwalk

DJ Forrest will be performing again at Boo On the Boardwalk on Friday, October 18th, Friday October 25th, and Thursday October 31st 2013 in Kemah at Boo on the Boardwalk. Yesterday evening, the atmosphere was tons of fun as there were dancers, tons of music, and even a great featured film at the end of… Read More »

Recent Review on 10-9-13

We truly appreciate customer support and feedback and it makes our day when we get good reviews such as the one we got today on our Facebook page! *** “Thank you sooo much Forrest. You did an amazing job and we will be calling you in the future”

Houston Texans Cheerleader Full Wedding Video Montage

Yesterday evening, DJ Forrest performed for a veteran cheerleader of his FAVORITE team… The Houston Texans! Below you will find a full video montage that includes introduction, garter bouquet, synchronized songs, and more! The event took place at the lovely Royal Oaks Country Club, and the evening went off without a hitch. DJ Forrest has… Read More »

Tracie and Guy’s DJ in Alvin

We were proud to be the DJ in Alvin for our old friend Tracie and her new husband Guy at Oakwind Bed and Breakfast. The reception took place outdoors, and it was my pleasure to be there. The interesting thing about this wedding is that when I started Xceptional DJ’s roughly 15 years ago, Tracie… Read More »

Wedding DJ at Rainbow Lodge

On Sunday, 9-1-13 we were the ceremony and Wedding DJ for Amber and Jeff as we performed at the unique Rainbow Lodge in Houston, and had a fantastic event! The guests ranted and raved and a few even mentioned that this was the most fun wedding they have ever been to. The scenery outdoors is beautiful… Read More »

Houston DJ- Sunday Night

Last evening we performed at Ashton Gardens once again for a Sunday Night wedding  and we are always happy to be the Houston DJ there! We provided both the ceremony and reception music, and the wedding went flawlessly. In case you are unfamiliar with Ashton Gardens, they have a chapel next door to hold the wedding… Read More »

Latest Review from WeddingChannel 7-16-13

We are thankful beyond words when a client chooses to take time out of their day to acknowledge our services. We work hard to make sure we take the greatest care possible to ensure a memorable event! “My wedding was back in March and we booked Xceptional DJs for our wedding. Forrest was our DJ… Read More »

Day 7 Photography

Our friend Sean with Day 7 Photography was the photographer for a recent event performed by DJ Forrest recently at Ashton Gardens. He was kind enough to send us a few photographs of the evening. I would like to mention he was pleasant to work with and as you can see below, he does excellent work if… Read More »

Top Hits, Summer 2013

Ever wonder what happens when mom leaves DJ Forrest with the kids to go get her nails done?! You guessed it, a PARTY!!!! If you are curious about the tops hits of the summer, you will find them below in this short video clip. Nothing makes us happier than seeing everyone have the time of… Read More »

Weekend Recap with DJ Forrest- 6-30-13

Had an action packed weekend and wanted to recap: – Friday evening- We performed for the good members at Willow Fork Country Club. This was a family fun event filled with games and prizes for the adults and kids. Golf passes, adult prizes, kids prizes, dinners and more were given away by DJ Forrest with… Read More »

Galveston DJ at Hotel Galvez

We were proud to perform the wedding ceremony and indoor reception of Amy and Roger on May 26th, 2013. As a Galveston DJ at Hotel Galvez, we take our responsibility very seriously to ensure that our clients have the top events imaginable! Lately, we have notice a spike in Galveston bookings, as the island seems… Read More »

Top Galveston DJ

Here at Xceptional Dj’s we have found ourselves performing more and more weddings in Galveston… and we LOVE it! We are known as one of the top Galveston DJ’s around and we will continue to support our vendors there without charging an additional travel charge. If you require a top wedding DJ… give Xceptional DJ’s… Read More »

Professional Announcements

I am often asked by brides and grooms about how we MC or make our announcements. Here is an example of some things I may say… Guests Enter The Room: “Ladies and Gentlemen welcome to the reception! Please feel free to help yourself to the beverages and appetizers as we wait for the bride and… Read More »

DJ Equipment

All DJ’s have personal preferences for DJ gear so I will tell you mine and why. 95% of the parties I DJ have between 25-200 people. In years past I used a truck to carry a huge set-up with large bass boxes and extensive lightshows. Now I carry all of my equipment in my 4-… Read More »