Ridler DJ

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Testimonials

Wedding

Big thank you to Jono for being our DJ last weekend at our Wedding. He did a fantastic job. Music was a good mixture and he also did our lighting which included a custom light effect that projected our names on to the wall (which was better than what we imagined). We’ll definitely recommend!

Greg & Kelly Nicholson
Wedding

Wedding

Thank you so much for everything that you did for us last Saturday on our big day. Elizabeth and I massively appreciated how organised things were, and how professionally everything was carried out, and would have absolutely no hesitation in using your services again, and recommending you to friends for future events.

Simon & Elizabeth Lewis
Wedding

21st Birthday

You are an awesome DJ Jono, very professional, we had lots of fun in Abby’s 21st, we will surely recommend you to our friends, once again thank you very much!

Blanca Cortez
21st Birthday

Wedding

Hi Jono, Thank you for the lovely card we received today. Thanks so much for the awesome DJing at our wedding reception, we had an amazing night and you kept the tunes coming. All the best for 2015 🙂

Laura Baddeley
Wedding

Wedding

Just a quick note to let you know how appreciative we were of your DJ (Dan) at our wedding last Sat Feb 7 at Mantells on the Water – and how impressed we have been with your whole outfit, right throughout the booking process.

You have been easy to communicate throughout, consistently efficient at replying to emails, and made the entire process a pleasure. Dan chose a perfect mix of music, featured all our top picks, and accommodated guest requests with ease and aplomb. The lighting and sound was top-quality and multiple guests remarked that it was the best wedding dance-floor atmosphere they’d come across.

Enormously appreciative of your professionalism and execution, and thank you very much on behalf of both of us

Kate Duggan
Wedding

Wedding

I have to write and thank you so much for making this Wedding such a superb party. Your expertise at getting the music just right was amazing – the dance floor was always full. This was just the finale to your job – you have been a pleasure to deal with, very professional and always available to answer our calls and emails. Thank you Jono, we will certainly recommend you to others and happy to reassure any of your future clients of your ability.

Sandra McGowan
Wedding

Wedding

Jono was amazing! Very professional and great to deal with. During the wedding process it can be easy to feel stressed but Jono would always answer my emails in a timely and lovely manner, always putting my mind to ease and helping with suggestions and guidance along the way. He made things stress free.

On the night he was great. He set up so quietly that I did not even notice. I gave him a few song suggestions and told him a rough idea of what I wanted – a mix of old school and also new stuff. He played great music and a perfect mix of these. Heaps of people were up and dancing – all ages! it was so much fun!

Great value for money and I will not hesitate to recommend Jono to anyone looking for a top class DJ. Thanks again for everything!

Natasha Vyfvinkel
Wedding

Wedding

We would like to thank you for all your work at our wedding. We have received nothing but compliments about the day and reception, you played a huge part in that. We loved that you were able to source all the songs we wanted for the ceremony and cocktail hour and later on in the night were able to read the crowd and adapt the music to who was out there dancing. We had a perfect day and would like to formally thank you for you contribution to that. We will definitely be recommending you to others.

Shannon & Sarah Hill
Wedding

Wedding

We would like to thank you for your contribution in making our wedding a huge success. You did a wonderful job of selecting the right music for the occasion and read our guests like a pro. Everyone had a ball! We would especially like to thank you for going the extra mile in obtaining a copy of our first dance song. We will definitely recommend you to our family and friends! Thanks again from a very happy Cheri and Daniel Main

Cheri & Daniel Main
Wedding

Wedding

The Ridler is a fantastic DJ, we have used him on several occasions as well as our Wedding day. He interacted well with the guests and accommodated their song requests. We have only received compliments on the entire event and I felt that Jono was a very large part of that success. The Ridler always has everyone up dancing all night and changes the music to suit the crowd.

Kylie Raffaelli
Wedding

Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final

It was fantastic working with Jono, who was the DJ for the Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final in Auckland. He was part of the Sports Preso team who delivered an engaging and entertaining spectator experience throughout the event week.

Michelle Pepper (Marketing Manager)
Barfoot & Thompson World Triathlon Grand Final

21st Birthday

AGAIN Jono, just want to say how FAB you were at my party!! Just went to a 21st with a different DJ who felt the need to play his guitar and sing the songs, then with the songs, and then between songs as he looked for the next song to play! I’m sooo pleased you weren’t like this! lol. You were soo fantastic and literally made the night!! Thanks!!

Chloe Charlotte
21st Birthday

Various Functions

I have required Jono’s DJ services numerous times and will always recommend him for functions. He is punctual, reliable and will take into consideration the environment and your music requests.

Katie Taylor
Various Functions

Wedding

Jono you are the man!! We had such an awesome time on Saturday. I hope you enjoyed all our terrible dance moves lol! Thank you so much for making our wedding a success xxx

Fiona Pettigrew
Wedding

21st Birthday

Thanks again Jono for DJing my 21st on Saturday, you were incredible. Everyone had such a great time and raved about how ranged the music was. I’d definitely hire you again for any future events!

Jessica Trigger van Kan
21st Birthday

Pigeon Mountain Primary School Disco

Just a few words to say thank you very much for an outstanding school disco at Pigeon Mountain Primary School last night. Both the junior & senior sessions were brilliant & the kids literally ‘came to the party’ & had a great time.

It’s not easy keeping the kids engaged for an hour & a half, but from the moment you came on, the kids were up there showing their stuff.

Special effects & spot prizes topped the night off very well.

Thanks again from PMPS PTA – see you next year!!!

Ellis Levy
Pigeon Mountain Primary School Disco

Macleans Primary School Disco

To sum up the actual disco I will use the children’s own words: ‘That was the best disco ever!’

I have helped at countless discos over the years and never have I heard so many children making that statement. The music he played was suitable for the different age groups; he has fantastic lights and a smoke machine which really helped set the mood of the disco, and his spot prizes were very generous. Most importantly though, the children responded very well to him and had great fun!

Nikki Hewitt
Macleans Primary School Disco

21st Birthday

Professional, enthusiastic, contemporary… just a few words to describe DJ Ridler and his work.
Thanks for DJing at my 21st – I was extremely impressed with the variety of music, modern equipment and your passion and expertise.
The whole experience was affordable & hassle free – would definitely recommend your service for any style of function!

Kendal Tobeck
21st Birthday

The Sail Bar & Cafe, Timaru

I have been Bar Manager at the Sail in Timaru for 6 years now, and have seen many DJ’s over these years. DJ Ridler, who was our house DJ for over a year, has been our stand out DJ, consistently able to have crowds of all types and ages partying from the early hours of the evening right through the entire night. DJ Ridler has exceptional knowledge of music, and an awesome personality which really sets the atmosphere of the bar. The year the Jono was our house DJ was a record breaking year for our bar, undoubtedly the music was a huge contributing factor in this. DJ Ridler is a highly professional, consistently great DJ that has the ability to have any night completely at his mercy.

Mark Bower
The Sail Bar & Cafe, Timaru

40th Birthday

Yesterday my phone did not stop with people texting how much they had enjoyed the evening so thank you for your part in that. I was disappointed that more people did not dance but I think the weather played a big part in that. Had we been able to encourage them outdoors we may have had a better result – nevermind!

Samantha Murray
40th Birthday