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We could not have been happier with Joe as our wedding DJ! He kept the party going all night. He played songs that appealed to every generation and got aunts and uncles on the floor that I have never seen dancing in my life! Joe was also a professional and awesome MC, moving the party along and making sure we stuck to the timeline. On top of that, he is a super nice guy. We had the best dance party of all time. Couldn’t recommend him more!

Just wanted to thank you for the amazing music we had. You killed it with the latin music and we never felt like taking off our dancing shoes. So glad you were part of the party!

Joe is an absolute professional. From the moment we were introduced, we knew we were in good hands. The music was awesome, and our guests all night into this morning kept asking where we found such an incredible DJ. We couldn’t have been any happier!

THANK YOU for seeing into our souls and creating the most epic wedding playlist to ever be played! Every single song was perfect, from Ride Wit Me (I seriously can’t tell you how happy that made me) to ending the night with Hold On For One More Day. We really feel like you *got* us based on one phone convo and a handful of special requests, and we think it’s safe to say you are a musical genius. Every one of our friends and family members agreed, as evidenced by the dance party that lasted until midnight!

Picking a DJ who is not a typical cheesy wedding DJ is kind of like going on a string of bad Tinder dates but I knew from our first meeting that you were exactly what we were looking for. You understood the vibe and *feeling* we wanted for our wedding and curated our evening with style, class, and kept us dancing until the wee hours! We trusted you completely and were able to just sit back and enjoy our day (in between shaking our tail feathers from your kickass mixing). Thank you so so much – you are a total badass!

You are THE MOST AMAZING DJ Ever! I’ve never seen so many people dance at a wedding. All of my friends and family kept talking about your skills the next morning and letting me know how much fun they had. Thank you for everything!

Thank you for taking such good care of us on Saturday night, totally loved that the music got more banging as the night went on. People had a blast and we had lots of comments on what an amazing DJ we had picked – maybe not only the best DJ, but also the best-dressed DJ in the area!

Saturday was so amazing! It was truly the perfect day and we had so much fun, especially on the dance floor. Thanks for coordinating everything and especially for keeping people dancing until 1:30am!

Words cannot fully express how pleased and grateful we were with hiring Sounds Buono for our wedding reception. Along the way they kept channels of communication open, asked all the right questions and was just overall a pleasure to work with!  On the day of they were not only professional but FUN.  They welcomed requests from our guests but most importantly read the audience and kept everyone dancing from start to finish.  Hiring Sounds Buono confirms everything happens for a reason and is the best choice for your DJ needs. Thank you for an unforgettable evening!

Sounds Buono truly makes an event fantastic! As a wedding planner | event coordinator I work with many music professionals. Joe is at the top of the game. During the planning process Joe is responsive, providing excellent customer service. Joe understands the meaning of team work with his willingness to work through timelines and logistics. On the day of the event Joe arrives early to begin set up to insure everything is perfect. When the dance floor opens Joe keeps it packed with guests of all ages. Joe goes above and beyond to make an event incredible. I highly recommend Sounds Buono.

Joe is the jam. He handled our ceremony music, photo booth, and performed as our DJ. Joe and I have a really similar taste in music and after a couple conversations I knew I had nothing to worry about. He kept folks dancing all night long. Book him, you will NOT regret it.

THANK YOU Joe for being part of such a special weekend. You were amazing and such a pleasure to work with. We want to do it all over again!

Joe did an amazing job at our wedding. The dance floor was full the entire night with guests of all ages and friends repeatedly came up to my husband and me to tell us how great our DJ was. Joe was also super thorough leading up to the event in gathering all the information he needed from us. I would choose to work with Joe again one hundred times over!

I think the music at a wedding is so important and while I knew we were in good hands going into the wedding I couldn’t have ever predicted the party that ensued. The cocktail hour was perfect — people were telling me it sounded like a lounge in Brooklyn, which I think is the highest compliment, and also amazing that you could channel that vibe given the backdrop. I don’t even know what to say about the party. Everyone danced for two or three hours straight, the sequence of songs was amazing and the fact that you wove in Genuine’s “Pony” and it killed — I think that’s the true test of an amazing DJ set. Thank you so much for being a part of our wedding, you really made all the difference!

If you are looking for an awesome DJ who knows how to throw an epic dance party- Sounds Buono is the way to go!  Hiring Joe was probably one of the best decisions we made for our special day, our guests had so much fun and he really did an amazing job. Not only was Joe extremely professional, but he was also accommodating and willing to go outside his comfort zone when my husband and I had asked him to emcee a traditional Chinese chair game.  Best of all, Joe contributed to making our wedding a blast and played the perfect songs at the right times so that the dance floor was never empty.

Joe, you were amazing and the dance floor jams were absolutely 100% perfect. Seriously, it couldn’t have been any better!

Joe is the best! If you want a fun dance floor with music that appeals to all guests and is rocking all night then Joe is the DJ for you. It is clear that Joe has a passion for music and is incredibly knowledgeable and intuitive to musical taste. Throughout the planning process Joe is responsive and fun to work with and instills full confidence in his abilities. On the wedding day he is conscientious and professional. He does the perfect amount of announcements to keep the night moving. Then he masterfully orchestrates a really fun dance floor. He stays on songs for the perfect amount of time and does fun transitions so that the dancing momentum never stops (which is what we wanted). I can tell he would do exactly what works best you and your crowd. We had such a fun time at our wedding and Joe played a huge role in that. He was incredible!

Sabrina + Mitch // Lani Toscano Design // Broadturn Farm // Scarborough, ME

Photo By Henry + Mac

We had Joe as our DJ at our October wedding in Maine and we could not recommend him enough! We hit it off on our first call, drawn to his energy and his experience DJ'ing weddings all over the Northeast. He was so easy to work with and always made us feel at ease whenever we connected with him. He was also great about getting a feel for the music we were into and the vibe we wanted for the night. We knew we were in good hands from start to finish. He absolutely killed it on the wedding night and our dance floor was full from start to finish. Would recommend him to absolutely everyone!

Thank you SO SO much Joe! It was the perfect day and the music was amazing. We had such a blast, couldn’t have done it without you!

As a Newport-based wedding planner, I have worked with a lot of DJs. Joe and Sounds Buono are the absolute BEST. He is a total professional, super communicative and ultra intuitive when it comes to song selection to keep the dance floor packed. He and his team are pleasant to work with, flexible on the event day and have great energy. Look no farther than Joe and Sounds Buono!

Joe was an incredibly professional, helpful, and fun DJ! My wife and I had a morning wedding ceremony and midday brunch reception, and Joe did a fantastic job choosing the perfect playlist for this unusual format. He had our guests dancing all afternoon in broad daylight! From the beginning of the process to the end, Joe was wonderful to work with; he was consistently straightforward, organized, proactive, and he made sure that everything went smoothly.

We loved Joe! He played all the music we could’ve asked for, kept the party going without ever being cheesy or generic. Everyone danced the entire night including my 86 year old grandma! We can’t thank you enough Joe, you were such an amazing part of our love celebration! You down for a one year anniversary party?!

Can’t thank you enough for everything. I’m not unbiased, but it’s truly no exaggeration to say this was the best wedding dance party I’ve ever been to. We heard much of the same from our guests. Too bad the venue had a hard cutoff – that party really could have gone all night! Cocktail party was on point as well. Thanks for nailing all the vibes!

Joe was great! A true professional from start to finish. He told us on the first call that he wanted to be one piece of our wedding day that we didn’t need to worry about — and he was right. He was there early, took care of audio for our ceremony and cocktail hour, and even dressed the part in a tux. When dancing time came, Joe tore it up. We’re still getting comments about how great the music was from our friends and relatives. Joe’s selection of music was very tasteful, he read the room well, and kept people on the dance floor until we had to stop for the local noise ordinance. From the first time we chatted on the phone with Joe through the end of the reception he was competent, professional, and friendly. On the day-of he not only provided great tunes, but also managed audio for everything else perfectly. We would happily recommend Joe to anyone and everyone, without reservation — he’s that good.

We cannot thank you enough for the great tunes. You were such a big hit and we obviously loved all of your choices as we clearly danced the night away. You were flawless. We were so happy with everything! Again, THANK YOU for being part of the best day/night of our lives!!

There are no words to describe how awesome you were this weekend. You absolutely nailed it and were EXACTLY what we dreamed of in a wedding DJ, but honestly thought we’d never really find 🙂 Thanks for helping make it such a great party and we will be recommending you to literally everyone we know!

The best party EVER! You were perfect.

We cannot adequately express in words how grateful we are for last night. That was absolutely EPIC. Thank you so much for keeping the dance floor full and for pairing up with Hudson Horns so gracefully. Let’s do it again!

We had the absolute best day- happiness written all over our faces! You were incredible – thank you so much for making our night such an amazing party! SO many of our guests told us how much fun they had and how great the music was! We got SO many compliments on your music selection and style!!! You totally made the night!

Thank you SO much for everything. You were absolutely amazing and played the perfect mix of music. Everyone has been commenting on how fantastic you were. We couldn’t have had a more perfect day. Thank you again!

Hiring Joe was one of the best wedding decisions we made, if not the best! He worked with us on picking the music for our ceremony and helped us curate an awesome playlist for the reception. On the day of the wedding, he showed up early, set everything up with ease (all top of the line equipment) and made sure he knew how to pronounce everyone’s last names correctly. The music for the outdoor ceremony sounded amazing, thanks to his portable speakers. The microphone sound was clear and at a perfect volume for our officiant. The reception was just as exceptional, the dance party lasted for over four hours and all of our guests (from kids to grandparents) danced their hearts out! Joe even created an original Bosnian circle dance/Hora mash-up (it was a Bosnian/Jewish wedding) that positively lit up the dance party.

We are truly thrilled with Joe’s work and couldn’t recommend his services more. Planning a wedding can be stressful, and sometimes things don’t go according to plan, but if you hire this man, you’re are guaranteed to have one hell of a dance party that your guests will be talking about for years.

You were incredible! It was literally the perfect mix of music for everyone there! Thank you so much for everything! My family in Mississippi is already asking if they can get you to come DJ for them down there haha!

Thank you so much Joe! You were INCREDIBLE!!! Everyone wished it could have gone longer because everyone was dancing and the music was just so good! Everyone had the best time at our Year-End Party! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you.

Sabrina + Mitch // Lani Toscano Design // Broadturn Farm // Scarborough, ME

Photo by Henry & Mac

We had Joe as our DJ at our October wedding in Maine and we could not recommend him enough! We hit it off on our first call, drawn to his energy and his experience DJ'ing weddings all over the Northeast. He was so easy to work with and always made us feel at ease whenever we connected with him. He was also great about getting a feel for the music we were into and the vibe we wanted for the night. We knew we were in good hands from start to finish. He absolutely killed it on the wedding night and our dance floor was full from start to finish. Would recommend him to absolutely everyone!

Katie + San // Kinny Bungalow // Narragansett, RI

Photo by First Mate Photo

My husband and I loved Joe from our very first video call with him. We were planning a wedding in Narragansett from out-of-state, and we really connected with how Joe runs the show at Sounds Buono. He is simultaneously chill and super professional, which put our minds at ease. Finding the right DJ was one of our top priorities- we had a relatively small wedding but wanted everyone to feel like they were at a big party. We connected with him over the vibe we wanted for our wedding, which is incredibly important since the DJ really sets the tone with both the music and MCing. Joe clearly loves music and is incredibly knowledgable, and there was a great flow in music selection of picking up on the music we like and playing specific song requests. From the ceremony to the cocktail hour to the speeches and dance party, Joe handled everything flawlessly. He even fielded an on-the-fly request from my cousin to play a surprise video. The sound quality of the equipment was excellent and everything could be heard perfectly all night. And the dance party- oh the dance party. EVERYONE was out on the dance floor dancing together- our parents, my younger cousins and all of our friends. My husband and I couldn't tear ourselves away from the dance floor. I received SO many comments after about what a fun time everyone had and how absolutely incredible the DJ was. Sounds Buono set the perfect tone for our wedding from top to bottom and we could not have possibly asked for more.

Madison + Matthew // Capo // Boston, MA

Photo by Wild Souls Studio

Don't hesitate to hire Joe! Music was the most important part of our wedding planning. We struggled between finding a band or a good DJ. We are so happy we went with Joe - we received so many compliments on how fun our reception party was. He listened to our requests but we trusted his skills and he delivered.

Bailey + Jon // Institute Of Contemporary Art // Boston, MA

Photo by Move Mountains Co

We had the absolute best night and best weekend you could imagine. I'm sure you are used to this by now, but we received so many rave reviews about the dance floor - you're very talented! Thank you again for working with us and making our night SO fun!

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Buono Event Company

Sounds Buono



Newport, RI


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