Wedding DJs vs. Wedding Bands – Hold Up with Dulcé Sloan & Josh Johnson | The Daily Show

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Published on October 20, 2022

“A good DJ, okay? They’re going to be paying attention to the flow of the party. They’re going to be paying attention to beats per minute.” – Dulcé Sloan

“With a wedding band, there is an energy in the room that can’t be matched by just playing a song out in the dance hall.” – Josh Johnson

It’s wedding DJs vs. wedding bands this week on Hold Up with Daily Show correspondent Dulcé Sloan and writer Josh Johnson. #DailyShow #HoldUp #Podcast

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18 comments

  • Adam Jones 3 months ago

    Support local musicians writing and playing music are two whole different skill sets, also wedding bands aren’t just a bunch of middle aged white dudes who know 20 songs just request songs before hand???

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  • adish nair 3 months ago

    Wedding bands are one of the essentials in Indian weddings

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  • fastbowler 3 months ago

    I love this series! These discussions are IMPORTANT – the stuff of life! 😀
    Suggested topics:
    Cake vs Pie
    Popcorn: Salty vs Sweet
    Drapes vs Blinds
    Weekend trip: Mountain Cabin or Beach House
    Group Order for Delivery: Pizza or Fried Chicken
    Chinese Food Carbs: Fried Rice or Noodles/Chow Mein
    What scarier: Spiders vs Snakes?

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  • Tiff-Ren H. 3 months ago

    Wow! This makes my day! You guys used my suggestion from a few weeks ago! Thank you so much! While I enjoy both, I have to go Team Wedding Bands. Gotta give love to all local musicians out there like myself, Significant Other, and countless friends! Love you guys & love your podcast! Thank you again! Blessings!

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  • Jermaine Horne 3 months ago

    Wedding bands! I love hold up! Keep ‘em coming!

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  • Jason Bakkum 3 months ago

    You need both. The band brings the excitement of the moment and the DJ takes everyone through to the big night.

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  • J 3 months ago

    Waiting for the animated version of this podcast 😂

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  • Ray Chang 3 months ago

    Dulce doesn’t know anything about bands who do weddings. Or that local house bands regularly fill out 3 hour sets and can know hundreds of songs. Or that there are available local wedding bands who are former Grammy winners. Or that you can request the band learn specific songs beforehand.

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  • Candi Young-Gibson 3 months ago

    I looooooovvvvvveeeee live musicians. A lot of times, the cover band is fire. But a fierce deejay CAN set the party off. Everybody has to start somewhere. Local bands often open for huge acts, and wedding bands need to be able to do too forty, at least.

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  • Ekene 3 months ago

    Swiffer vs traditional mop!

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  • Candi Young-Gibson 3 months ago

    Not “grind guy is back”.

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  • LINDA LOGAN 3 months ago

    *I’m done sitting tight for the award advance since i acquire$23,000 every 12 days of my investment📩❤️💯*

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  • AshyFeet 3 months ago

    Sugar on your Grits vs Savory Grits
    Bougie Black Folks vs Hood Black Folks
    Prince vs MJ
    Fried Chicken vs Bacon
    Black Housekeepers vs Non-Black Housekeepers

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  • Candi Young-Gibson 3 months ago

    You two keep giving me flashbacks of Love Actually.

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  • Shamir Youknow 3 months ago

    I can never choose! I love live bands and a DJ! Great debate!

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  • Jermaine Horne 3 months ago

    My first non rap album was Justified too! I still know every word to every song. 😅

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  • LanceReactor 3 months ago

    Why not both?

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  • Spiceybooger Spiceybooger 3 months ago

    I have never been to a wedding with a band. I also only know one DJ he does all the family events…my cousin. He plays everything because the family is huge and multigenerational….i do not know how the older generations tolerate the younger generations music but they do and they do not complain.

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