I help exceptional couples like you create lasting memories of your wedding reception!
Doesn’t it seem like every wedding reception you go to is almost exactly the same? The reception lacks creativity and authenticity? It doesn’t have to be that way!
I love helping couples like you create a true celebration of your marriage and creating a way for your friends and family to become a part of your story! I love taking away all the stress of planning a wedding reception and then making it all happen for you.
Your wedding reception should reflect your style, your traditions and your personalities.
Why did you choose that first dance song? Why is your maid of honor such an important person in your life? Ever wondered how you could share these small stories with your entire family and friends? I’m more than just a DJ, I am a professionally trained Master of Ceremonies and Storyteller. I can help you share these wonderful stories and compel your guests to relate.
I work collaboratively with you on creating a plan for the entertainment that will result in something you and your guests never thought possible at a wedding reception. I then direct and guide the reception activities making the night flow seamlessly.
I help connect your guests to your story, after all that is why they came!
In order to maintain my high level of performance, I only select at most 20 couples each year to collaborate with.
Wedding MC and DJ Specialist
Stefan Jez specializes in being a wedding Master of Ceremonies and DJ. With over 20 years’ experience, Stefan’s goal is to create a unique wedding entertainment experience that truly represents you and evokes real emotion at your reception.
Stefan Jez has taken a personal approach to mobile entertainment, combined with professionalism, honesty and enthusiasm, to give his clients an experience that truly makes them feel comfortable, excited and reassured about their event.
Unlike many large mobile entertainment companies in Montreal, where you never actually meet your DJ or MC, at Uptown Xpress you always meet directly with Stefan Jez. Not only that, Stefan himself will be the DJ and MC at your wedding! From the first phone call and sit down meeting, you get to know Stefan before you make your decision.
Always looking for ways to improve service, Stefan attends industry trade shows, seminars, training and performance workshops every year. Yes, these do exist!
Stefan Jez is the only MC in Montreal to have completed the very sought after Marbecca Master of Ceremonies workshops: MC Bronze, MC Silver, MC Gold, Bronze Love Story, Silver Love Story and Gold Love Story. Stefan has also completed the Entertainment Experience workshop and has attended training at the famous Second City.
In Montreal, where multi-cultural weddings are common, Stefan has experience with international weddings of all nationalities.
Roles: Memory Maker, Master of Ceremonies, DJ, Creative Thinker, Storyteller, Owner
Spoken Languages: English, French
Your wedding will be one of the most important days of your lives. You will be investing your time and resources into planning it. Without the right entertainment, all that effort can be wasted.
Do not simply hope that your wedding will be a success. The entertainment at a wedding accounts for 80% of the success of the reception!
The DJ you hire should be considered an investment and not just someone who will play music. Uptown Xpress is not your average wedding DJ, as such we do not charge an average fee. Our results are far above average, which means we charge well above the average – but the results are always extraordinary! Stefan Jez offers a premium, personalized disk jockey service with attention to every detail.
Once working together, we then spend as much time as it takes to plan your wedding reception. Typically, there will be three meetings with Stefan. These are in-person (preferably), or can be done via Skype or FaceTime. The first is the consultation. The second meeting is usually a few months before your wedding, where we go over the grand ideas for the reception and take any recordings to be used in the Custom Audio Song Edit. Finally, about a month before your wedding, the third meeting is held, where all the details of the reception are discussed and organized.
Who We're NOT a Good Fit For
Who We're NOT a Good Fit For
When it comes to wedding DJ’s in Montreal, there is one fact that many DJ’s do not want to accept.
There is no such thing as a “good” fit for everyone.
It’s true, which is why we freely admit that Uptown Xpress is NOT for everyone.
We know what drives us. We know where our strengths and weaknesses lie. We also know what a “good fit” and “bad fit” client looks like.
We want to save everyone time, planning a wedding is a lot of work after all! We’ve made a list of the types of clients we feel we do not bring value to:
We might NOT a good fit for your wedding if…
- You think you need a wedding DJ to just play some music
A wedding reception is More Than Just Music! Coordination throughout the reception is also key, we help you plan your reception, when should the speeches be? When should the special dances be? Dancing or games during dinner? We then make sure everything runs smoothly so you can enjoy it without worries.
- You think a wedding reception can be run off of an iPod
Playing the right music, at the right time, is essential to creating the right mood. Having a real DJ that can “read the crowd”, take requests helps bring your party to a new level.
- You’re thinking you need someone to simply make a few announcements
A wedding reception needs a Master of Ceremonies to move the night along, to make your guests feel included and to connect all the moving parts of the evening together to create a true entertainment experience. We work with you to tell personalized introductions for all the special moments throughout your reception. Any DJ can make an announcement, we want to create memories at your wedding reception!
- You do not want to spend some time planning your reception, discussing ideas to make it unique and creating your love story
We want to work with couples who want a truly unique experience at their wedding reception. We want your guests to say your wedding was the best they have ever been to, before the dancing even starts! By working closely with you, we guarantee that your wedding will be one of a kind.
- You’re searching for a DJ based on price alone
Clearly, there are many wedding DJ’s that will charge less than we, as well they should. If you are basing your choice on price alone, please know we won’t be a good fit.
If you do not think any of these things, and you want your wedding reception to be something unique and truly memorable for you and your guests, then we probably ARE a good fit for you and we should talk!
Choosing the right wedding DJ can be difficult. There are so many to choose from in Montreal. Most people do not know what to expect from a professional wedding DJ. Many also do not know what to expect when it comes to pricing for a wedding DJ. Read our Ultimate Guide to Wedding DJ Pricing in Montreal for help.
Take the Challenge! We promise that after a 60 minute consultation with Stefan, you will see the value of what creating a unique entertainment experience will bring. If we are not a good fit, we promise that you will be prepared with the knowledge to go out and find the right DJ for you. Using the points covered in our meeting, you will be prepared to ask the right questions to other DJ’s. They might be surprised by them, but you will be able to make a much better decision! You have nothing to lose, schedule a stress-free consultation with Stefan today by texting or calling 514-297-3508.