Thank Yous & Testimonials

Since 1998 I’ve received well over 100 thank you notes and online reviews.  If the notes below don’t convince you, there are plenty of others who recommend me.  Ask your photographer or banquet manager if they’ve worked with me and what the experience was like.

Moriah and BrianMoriah Nelson & Brian Bickel
Saturday, May 7th, 2016
American Legion, Stephen, Minnesota
Services: Wedding DJ

“The music was beyond amazing and well fitting for our wedding. Robert was fun to work with and the night ran very smoothly with all of his help. You can tell he is passionate and very good about serving people in this way.” – Brian, via WeddingWire

Brandy Nelson & Frank Duden
Saturday, April 23rd, 2016
Eagles Club, Crookston, Minnesota
Services: Wedding DJ

“We wouldn’t have changed a thing!” – Brandy, via WeddingWire

Jacinda Pereira & Ryan Ingeman
Saturday, March 26th, 2016
Ramada Inn, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Services: Wedding DJ

“Robert does such a great job and our guests had a great time! He comes highly recommended and we will for sure book him for any future events!” – Jacinda, via WeddingWire

Kayla and JoeKayla Kuntz & Joe Bunkowski
Saturday, July 18th, 2015
Courtyard by Marriot, Moorhead, Minnesota
Services: MC/DJ, up lighting

“Robert did an absolutely amazing job as DJ for our wedding reception/dance! He was a great help during the planning phase and kept it very stress-free for us. He was open to hearing our ideas and he also presented us with some other great ideas for games etc. that we hadn’t thought of to keep guests entertained throughout the reception and dance. Robert interacted very well with our wedding party and guests and helped make our evening fun and carefree! We had MANY compliments from our guests throughout the evening on the phenomenal job he did as DJ!”

Carissa Trontvet and James Guler
Saturday, June 27th, 2015
Rustic Oaks, Moorhead, Minnesota
Services: MC/DJCaris

“Robert, thank you so much for making our wedding so much fun!  You made everything go flawlessly and we appreciate everything you did on our special day.”

Morgan Gruhot and Dawson Hahn guestbookMorgan Gruhot and Dawson Hahn
Friday, May 29th, 2015
Ceremony: Gorecki Alumni Center, Grand Forks, ND
Reception: Ramada Inn, Grand Forks, ND

“RNB Weddings was FANTASTIC! They did both my videography as well as DJ. The videos were so perfect and exceeded any expectations I had for a wedding video. He made the videos personal with family stories, messages from the bride and grooms, etc. Our videos were delivered to us in a special customized wood box with 3 copies and a flash drive, great for sharing with friends and family! His DJ services were also outstanding, he had flat screen TV’s to show our videos as well as kept the night on time and moving well. He was well prepared and knew exactly what he was doing! Our dance floor was NEVER empty! I HIGHLY recommend RNB Weddings by Robert Benda!” – Morgan

Julie and Tom McCann kissJulie Baird and Tom McCann’s Wedding Dance
Saturday, November 29th, 2014
Parrish Center, Langdon, North Dakota
Services: Wedding DJ, Multimedia display, up lighting for head table

“Robert was an amazing DJ! He was very receptive to our likes and dislikes. It was as if once we told him our music preferences he could read our minds to what our favorite songs were. He was easy going at the reception and wanted to make it all about us and what we wanted. Even coming down to the last second to change the next song to match the grooms preference!! I may be a bit biased but I think I had the best wedding dance I have ever been to however when all of my guests also told me this I think it must be true. I accredit it to the amazing DJ services he provided as he played ALL of my favorite songs! I recommend him to anyone and everyone that asks!!” from Julie, via Weddingwire

Liz Cooley & Kyle Hensrud
Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
Climax Community Center

“Robert, You made our wedding dance so much fun.  Everybody loved you.  We got so many comments on your performance :)  Thank you for everything!  We had fun working with you,” from Kyle & Liz, via thank you card.

Danielle Anderst & Lee Kiedrowski’s Wedding Dance
August 9th, 2014
Fargo Hilton Garden Inn
Services: MC/DJ, up lighting, TV screens, ceremony live stream

Danielle Anderst & Lee Kiedrowski“If you are looking for an award-winning, high quality DJ, with plenty of experience, who will go the extra mile, smooth out the bumps every bride and groom experiences at their reception, and comes at a very reasonable price… Look no further. Robert was up-to-date with novel wedding reception entertainment and possessed the talent and equipment to make these fresh ideas a reality. Together, we created a “Welcome video” for our guests that played prior to the wedding party’s entrance into the reception. It was a simple 5-minute video with some facts about my groom and me, predictions of family members’ known dance moves, and warnings for unexpected singing from some family members. Also, I hired Robert in secret to record a song I sang to my husband-to-be at the groom’s dinner. He captured the audio and video but most importantly, the look on my future-husband’s face when I completely surprised him with the song ☺ The accommodations Robert provided were not limited to the guests who made the trip. The family members and friends who could not attend the wedding were able to watch the ceremony and reception speeches online because Robert was able to Live-Stream from our location. Of all the unique ideas Robert provided and “extra miles” he traveled, the biggest reward from hiring Robert was his welcoming and calming personality. Robert made us feel in control of every aspect of our reception, while also feeling confident in his skill-set to guide us with the short-notice changes that happen with every wedding. We could not have been happier with any other DJ. Thank you Robert!! Danielle & Lee Kiedrowski”

Kristen Best & Cody Friesz

Saturday, August 2nd, 2014
Bismarck, North Dakota
Services: Wedding Video, MC/DJ, up lighting

“Robert, The video you made for us is absolutely amazing! It has brought us back to our wedding day and all the joy and love that came with it. There are no words that will express how grateful we are that you put so much effort into capturing these precious moments for us. Thank you.” -Kristen

1st dance for Ruby and Brenyn

Ruby Girodat & Brenyn Otto
Saturday, July 12, 2014
Langdon Activity Center

“We are so happy that Robert was able to be there on our big day. He helped us so much from start to end. He had ideas and helpful tips leading up to our day which was greatly appreciated. He lives up to everything he says he can do and goes above and beyond to make your day special! He doesn’t just show up, play music, and then leave. He is a do it all kind of guy with a lot of courtesy and professionalism. We could not be happier with our decision to hire RNB Weddings!! And strongly recommend them to anyone looking for an awesome time!!” – from Ruby & Brenyn, via WeddingWire

Ashley Peck & Patrick Kliner
June 20th, 2014
Grand Forks Ramada Inn
Services: Wedding DJ


“Robert is the best out there, even family talked about how great he was in playing their requests and songs to keep everyone on the dance floor! He played songs from our request sheet and knew how to keep the guests entertained! Would do business with you again!” – from Ashley, via WeddingWire

Kari and Jeff Bjorge's wedding head tableKari Swanson & Jeff Bjorge
March 22nd, 2014
Grand Forks Ramada Inn
Services: Wedding DJ
“DJ Robert!!! Do you know how many times I’ve told my husband I needed to write you an email?? TONS! its been over 7 months (I stopped and counted on my fingers)! Thanks for these photos!

“I just had to write you a quick email telling you how much your awesome djing and your professional service meant to us! You kept us on track and we got to do all the things we had hoped for, for our wedding dance! I’ve been to a few weddings this year and I have to say nothing compared to you. From not being able to understand what the wedding party was saying during speeches cause of poor sound, to slideshow mishaps that made me sad for the couple. You made sure all that and the music was perfect. I know we made the right choice and just wanted to say thanks again!!!

“Oh and thanks for not MAKING me play those Stupid fun games… ;)”  -Mrs. Bjorge!!!

Elise and Ben's wedding DJElise+Ben Feldpausch
February 8th, 2014
Avalon Events Center, Fargo, ND
Services: Wedding DJ

“Robert did a great job not only doing our wedding, but essentially managing the flow of the reception. This was incredibly important to us and truly helped make our day. He suggested a quick game at the reception prior to the meal, which was a big hit. We would hire Rob again without hesitation. “ -Elise+Ben, via WeddingWire

Kathryn and Scott Barnhardt's wedding DJ
Kathryn Nelson & Scott Barnhardt

Saturday, October 26th, 2013
West Fargo Bonanzaville
Services: DJ

“Just a note to thank a DJ extraordinaire for the exceptional way you MC’d the wedding reception of Scott and Kathryn.  The evening had a few twists and turns and yet you handled each curve ball with unflappable ease, humor, and professionalism.

“It’s unfortunate our joyous celebration was over much sooner than we had planned, yet everyone had a marvelous time none the less.  Kathryn’s assessment was, “I had a beautiful day,” and that’s what matters.  With grateful hearts, Don and Mary Nelson”

Jeannie and Corey MockJeannie Schutlz & Corey Mock
Saturday, October 19th, 2013
Grand Forks UND Gorecki Alumni Center
Services: DJ

“The DJ made the reception a great party! The service is worth the price, especially if your family doesn’t want to speak. Great music mixes and worry free for the couple.” from Jeannie, posted on TheKnot.com

“Hands down — best investment for our reception! Here’s what we started asking when we shopped for our DJ:

  • Will we know in advance who will be working our wedding? (Many places take your reservation and you get the DJ that’s available that night.)
  • How much experience does your DJ have working weddings?How long will they play?
  • Will they be setup before your guests arrive?
  • Will they serve as a master of ceremonies or simply play music?
Robert Benda is the most professional DJ I have ever seen work a wedding — and he LITERALLY took care of everything at the reception, leaving my wife and I at ease the entire night.  If you book Robert Benda, you hire him for the entire event. When he’s there, he’s working. And he’s quick to tell you that.  Robert met with us at length before the event and went through the entire reception. Songs that are must plays. Songs you do not want played, no matter how many times they are requested. And so on…

He was there early and recommended that he be able to dismiss tables to get food. This gave him a chance to meet the guests and get to know their tastes in music and entertainment.   He was the M.C. for the entire evening and prevented any awkward “dead spots” during the meal, when the room was flipped, or during the dance. He was even there to help anyone in the wedding party if they needed help with hair, dress, shoes, etc.

My favorite part: he gave us an exit plan so my wife and I could escape during a send off song and then played one more song for our guests while we were driving away. Sure, you can spend less money on a DJ. But you will get what you pay for, and in our experience, this was the best investment we could have made for our reception. Our night couldn’t have gone smoother!  (Note: our maid of honor lives 300 miles away and asked if he would travel that far to DJ her wedding. That spoke volumes to Robert’s commitment to his clients. Thanks for your work, Robert!)” – From Corey, posted on TheKnot.com

wedding video movie posterAshley Christianson & Nick Chaput
Saturday, October 12th, 2013
Fargo Sts. Anne & Joaquim Church and Ramada Plaza Suites
Services: Videography, DJ, up lighting, under table lighting, lit monogram

Hi Robert,  I hope you are doing well,  I just wanted to let you know a that I am still hearing complements about how awesome the DJ was at our wedding ( and that was 3 weeks ago already)  I have had many potential brides ask for your information since you did such and amazing job keeping things going smoothly and organized. You really are an impression maker, the guests at my wedding were in ahh… with all the up lighting, monogram, under table lighting and your dj set up , Nick and I can’t thank you enough.  Thanks again Robert for everything,  Ashley”

Krysta and Jordan Kelly's Wedding DJKrysta Oyos & Jordan Kelly
Saturday, September 14th, 2013
Barnesville Vintage Gardens
Services: DJ

“You were quite possibly the best DJ that I have ever heard at a wedding.  You are professional, funny, and most of all you LISTENED!  I can’t even explain how much it meant to me that you literally took all of my lengthy instructions and “this song or that songs”  but “definitely not that song” and brought it together just right.  You hit every single genre, artist, and song that I hoped for.  My favorite, Tina Turner… You hit our grand entrance just right and brought our Thundering Herd love in at all the right times.  Thank you for everything and I will proudly pass your name on to others!!” -Krysta, via email

Jenny Kappes & Roger Chaput
Saturday, September 7th, 2013
Reception venue: Langdon Parish Activity Center
Services: Wedding DJ

“We had heard about Robert Benda from several people we knew, and they highly recommended him. It didn’t take much thinking of who we were going to hire as our DJ. Robert takes the time to get to know your personalities as a couple to make your night as special and personal as possible. He was extremely professional and fun during our phone calls or meetings. As soon as Robert took over the reception and dance I felt relieved because it was in capable hands. He kept the guests entertained and engaged. I heard MANY compliments on our reception and dance, especially about how good our DJ was! It went very smoothly and the payment plan Robert has is great! He’s the best DJ we have ever seen!” -Roger and Jenny

Chelsey and Tim Jackman's wedding DJ and videoChelsey Schwartz & Tim Jackman
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Reception Venue: Avalon Events Center, Fargo, ND
Services: Wedding Videography, Up lighting, Wedding DJ & MC
“Robert, We wanted to say thanks again for everything! You were awesome and we think you did a great job keeping us organized and the night moving along! Can’t wait to see the video! Everyone said they had a great time! And thanks for not playing “Alice” even after all the booing, ha! Thanks again!” -Chelsey and Tim Jackman

Olivia and Lewis' wedding dayOlivia Bratvold & Lewis Osterman
Saturday, August 10, 2013
Reception Venue: Lakeside Golf Club, Perham, MN
Services: Videography, Ceremony Sound, Up Lighting, Wedding DJ & MC

“Robert & Nomani, thanks again for doing such a great job and making our big day a huge success!  The video turned out great – we absolutely love it!” -Lewis & Olivia (you can see their video on the main wedding video page)

Jenna and Zack Ruzycki's wedding DJJenna LeDoux & Zach Ruzycki
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND
Services: Wedding DJ & MC

“We worked with Robert for our reception, and he is an AMAZING DJ!! He collaborated with us for quite some time before the wedding, and we were able to build a great relationship with him.

Robert is extremely professional and detail oriented. He was able to make adjustments to his plans, and think on his feet to make changes on the fly in order to make the reception go incredibly smoothly and always kept our guests entertained. He was an excellent MC for the reception, and we received multiple compliments on the event, and the quality of the entertainment. Robert never let the music stop during the dance, and took requests from guests all night long. The dance floor was packed the entire night, and it was hands down the best reception we have ever seen.

Throughout the process Robert was helpful, and offered suggestions and direction to our planning process. He really felt like a part of the wedding party by the end of it all and we would highly recommend him to anyone planning a reception or event!” – Jenna & Zac, via Weddingwire.com

Tesch Wedding DJRebecca Arnhalt & Taylor Tesch
Saturday, July 27th, 2013
Reception at Thumper Pond Resort, Ottertail, MN
Services: MC & DJ

 “Robert Benda is not your typical DJ. He specializes in weddings so he truly knows the ins and outs on how to make your reception and dance go smoothly. He acts both as an emcee for the evening as well as the DJ. He is extremely accommodating and ensures the bride and groom get exactly what they want. He has tons of new ideas for how to get a little more fun out of your reception all the while keeping your guests happy and entertained. I highly recommend Robert. He will do absolutely everything he can to ensure your reception is 100% flawless.” – Rebecca via WeddingMapper.com

Katie and Cal's wedding filmKatelyn Whetter & Callahan Ryan
Saturday, June 29th, 2013
Ceremony on the shore of Leech Lake, Reception at Chase on the Lake
MC, DJ, ceremony sound, videography, up lighting, and photo booth

“Robert, Nomani, and team:  You made our wedding too easy!  You were the organization guiding our whole day to make everything go off without a hitch.  Call and I could relax and enjoy everything knowing your professional team was taking care of everything.  We so look forward to seeing the wedding video after seeing the amazing short film!  Thanks again for everything!  We know we had the best possible sound and “Show” possible at our wedding thanks to you!”  -Katie + Cal.

Natalie Leer & Scott Reiter
Saturday, June 15th, 2013
Reiter Farm and Hatton Community Center

“Robert and Nomani were amazing and incredibly attentive during the filming of our day.  They made sure both the bride and groom were filmed getting ready and doing fun day of events!” – Natalie via theKnot.com

Lexi Mattson and Ryan Todhunter
Friday, June 7th, 2013
EGF Banquets on the Boardwalk
“Robert truly made our reception a huge success! It was so much fun and we couldn’t have asked for more :) He goes above and beyond the role of DJ and helps the night run smoothly so you can just enjoy the moments! The dance was an absolute BLAST and many guests have said it was their favorite they’ve been to! There was a great variety of songs and Robert is great at knowing what will keep people coming to the dance floor. I would call him the “reception master” instead of “DJ.” If you want a fun wedding dance and someone with a ton of great reception ideas, Robert is your guy!”

Alicia and Tyler Narum's wedding dayAlicia Dahlsad & Tyler Narum
Saturday, June 1st, 2013
Mahnomen Shooting Star Casino Ballroom
MC, DJ, and Videography

“Having seen Robert as a DJ at a previous wedding that we had been to, we knew that he would do a great job at our wedding as well. From setting up his equipment at 4 am the morning of the wedding, to starting videography at 9 am and filming all day, Robert and Nomani exceeded our expectations and made our wedding a huge success! Numerous guests asked us where we found such a fun DJ! We would like to thank you again and we highly recommend RNB to anyone looking for a DJ that goes above and beyond!”

Anne Pommerening & Billy Malvin
Saturday, May 18th, 2013
Fargo Doublewood Inn
MC, DJ, and ceremony sound

“Robert went above and beyond our expectations. Everyone that attended was very impressed. He’s not only a DJ, but a Master of Ceremonies, makes it very easy to relax and enjoy the whole wedding experience.”

Jamie and Justin's weddingJamie Ingeman & Justin Osowski
Saturday, March 23rd, 2013
Maria Lutheran Church and Hallock City Hall
Services: Wedding DJ and videography

“Dear Robert & Nomani: Thank you so much for your videographer and DJ services you provided for us on our big day!  We can not thank you enough!  Our wedding video turned out amazing and we are so happy we have these special moments on video.  Robert, We have had so many awesome compliments on your DJ services and we have given your name out to many people asking.  Thanks again!  -Love, Jamie & Justin”

Emily and Shannon's weddingEmily Thoreson and Shannon Kliniske
Saturday, December 29th, 2012
Banquets on the Boardwalk, EGF, MN
Services: Wedding DJ, Ceremony Sound System, Up lighting, Photo Booth

From WeddingWire: “I hired RNB for my wedding 12/29/12. Robert also DJ’d for my sisters wedding a few years ago, and I liked the way he worked and his services so I decided to hire him. He was great to work with and gave insight and ideas that I would have never came up with on my own. I had my wedding and reception in the same venue, and he assisted in both! They now have many more services then they did a few years ago, everyone loved the photo booth, especially the video they create from the photos. The photobooth pictures also had a very quick turnaround in me getting the photos. I used their uplighting and it made a beautiful accent to my simple decor, very elegant, and very affordable! They offer many other services such as video, photography, kind of a one stop shop for many different details that really makes things simple. Even with a few of the “extras” I paid less then a friend did for her reception on another local DJ. Robert knows how to keep things rolling, without rushing or pushing. RNB really helped make my wedding/reception go smoothly, and super fun! I would recommend RNB to anyone looking to hire a DJ for any event!” -Emily Kliniske

Allie &<br /><br /><br /> BrettAllie Hoistad & Brett Penny
When:  Saturday, October 6th, 2012
Where:  Alerus Center, Grand Forks, ND
Services: Wedding DJ; Up Lighting; Photos with Backdrop

“Robert is an excellent DJ and MC for your event. He has a great passion for what he does and it really shows in his work! He is great at making people feel at ease and creating a friendly, fun environment. Robert did a photobooth for our wedding and it was full all night! He also provided up lighting in our space that was beautiful and added a lot of the warmth to the room. Robert goes above and beyond to make sure that your event is exactly what you want and more! We would absolutely recommend Robert to anyone looking for a fabulous DJ experience [in fact, we already have!]”-Allie

Mercedes Zimniak & Paul Rodemeyer

When:  Saturday, September 15th, 2012
Where:  American Legion, EGF, MN
Services: Wedding DJ

“Thank you so much for doing an amazing job. Everyone had an awesome time!! We will recommend you to anyone needing a DJ!!” – Andrea, mother of the bride

Ashley Poston & Kyle Arnold
When:  Friday, September 7th, 2012
Where:  Radisson Hotel, Fargo, ND
Services: Fargo Wedding DJ; Up lighting

“Robert was a wonderful DJ! He kept the night flowing and has a great personality! He was so flexible and was willing to do anything we needed. Along with the DJ services, he provided us with uplighting to warm up our space. The lighting was amazing and made our space so inviting and fun!”-Ashley

Peggy Lietz & Bryan Raddatz
When:  Saturday, September 1st, 2012
Where:  Holiday Inn, Fargo, ND
Services: Wedding DJ; Ceremony Sound System; Videography; Up lighting; Photo Booth

“Thank you so very much for being there at our wedding.  Your services have been amazing, we have had countless praises!!  The photobooth pics are hilarious – that is such an awesome and well spent addition.  I can’t wait to see the video next.”  – Peggy

Cyndi & SkipCyndi Demars & Skip Schreffler
When:  Friday, August 31st, 2012
Where:  Marketplace on 8th, Grafton, ND
Services: Wedding DJ

“Thanks so much for the fun on the 31st!! Everyone complimented us on the DJ. They loved the variety and how you kept everything moving! We loved it! Thanks so so much.”-Cyndi Demars Schreffler

Amanda & GusAmanda Johnson & Gus Schlepp
When:  Saturday, August 25th, 2012
Where:  Hilton Garden Inn, Fargo, ND
Services: Wedding DJ

“Robert, Gus and I can not thank you enough.  You did an amazing job DJ’ing our wedding.  Our guests had so much fun and we got a lot of complements on how good our DJ was!  Thank you so much!”  Amanda+Gus Schlepp


Kristen & Nathan HaaseKristen Halle & Nathan Haase
When:  Saturday, August 18th, 2012
Where:  National Guard Armory, Crookston, MN
Services: Crookston Wedding DJ; Video Slide Show; Up lighting

“EVERYONE DANCED THE NIGHT AWAY – Music was a top priority for our wedding.  Robert Benda had everyone on the dance floor!  He is creative and cares about the details of the reception.” – Kristen, via TheKnot.com

Mollie & JoeMollie Bye & Joe Moser
When:  Saturday, August 11th, 2012
Where:  Ramada Inn, Grand Forks, ND
Services: Wedding DJ; Video Slide Show; Up Lighting; Wedding Videography

“Robert, you were the best ever!  You were the perfect choice for this job because you took on 100 jobs.  You did a phenomenal job and we appreciate every minute you were here.  Anyone planning a wedding, Robert Benda is the way to go.  Serious.  Way to go.  Thank you.” – Mollie and Joe

Britney Rowell & Derek Olson
When:  Saturday, July 28th, 2012
Where:  Howards Johnson, GF, ND

“MADE MY WEDDING – Wow!  I can not say enough good things about Robert!  He really knows how to read a crowd and keep the dance floor packed the entire time!  He is full of great ideas!  I also had him video the wedding and I totally recommend that to anyone interested!  He was there the entire day and almost acted as more of a wedding planner!  He was pinning flowers and gathering guests!  He made everything go so smoothly!!  Worth the money!” – Britney, via TheKnot.com


Megan Buchholz & Dan Peterson
When:  Friday, July 13th, 2012
Where:  Pelican Lake, MN

“Thank you… a lot.  It was perfect.  It worked… we’re so happy we went with you, I mean, we couldn’t be happier with how it turned out.  It was literally perfect.  It’s the first time I can properly use ‘perfect.’  Everything worked out exactly how we wanted so thank you so much.” – Dan

Thank you so much for the amazing night!! We had the best time, all thanks to you!!” – Megan

Jaime Howatt & Brett Zeis
When:  Saturday, July 7th, 2012
Where:  Langdon, ND

Robert did an amazing job, not only dj-ing the wedding but videoing it as well. He made the day go so smoothly and thought of every detail. He almost seemed as more of a wedding planner than just a dj. I would definitely recommend him to anyone and hire him again in a heartbeat! – Jamie


Jennifer Barrett & LonDell Braun
When:  Friday, June 29th, 2012
Where:  Ramada Inn, Grand Forks, ND

“DJ Bob, We cannont thank you enough for all you did to make our reception as much fun as we have ever had!  Thank you for your hard work & the great experiences!”  Jennifer & LonDell

Angela Gansullus & Kelly Hall
Reception at the Grand Forks Country Club, June 16th, 2012

“Everybody had fun… from the kids to the adults to the black light dance.  A great night was had by all.  I love how Robert takes care of everything.  From the ceremony proceedings to organzing everyone, just making sure that extra little touch is put on there.  Thank you Robert.”

Trista Bunn & Chris Ziegelmann
Reception at the Casselton Governor’s Inn, June 9th, 2012

“Thank you, Mr. Benda, you did a wonderful job.  We really enjoyed it a lot.”

Jessica Bosh & Cory Abrahamson
Reception at the Grand Forks Ramada Inn,  Friday, June 15th, 2012

Robert, We just wanted to thank you for helping make our wedding dinner and dance such a special one. We had a lot of fun playing the games and dancing the night away. You were very easy to work with, and did a great job talking my maid of honor into sharing her speech! We had lots of guests comment on how fun our DJ was. Thanks again, Robert. We will definitely recommend you to our friends!

Josie Hutton & Brad Shrum
Reception at the Grand Forks Ramada Inn, Sunday, May 27th, 2012

“Robert did a great job, we were very happy. I had an idea of what I wanted to do with our entrance and he really made it come to life. He kept everyone moving to the dance floor with songs that everyone loved. We had a great time! The reception hall also looked fantastic. He had soft lighting all around during the dinner and when the dance started changing colors and changed to the music. He also took some great photos and lots of video. So much more than your average dj!”

Janessa Masloski & Tyler Narloch
 Reception at the Minto Community Center, November 19th, 2011

“We love you Robert Benda.  You’re the best DJ ever.”

Lacey Winther & Ryan Bucholz

Reception at the Grand Forks Alerus Center, Saturday, October 15th, 2011


“Robert, thank you, again, for providing your wonderful talents and making our reception so wonderful!  Love Ryan & Lacey.”


Stephanie Tollefson & Ben Hendricks

Reception at the Fargo Holiday Inn, Friday, October 7th, 2011

“Thank you so much for making our special day so much fun.  You are a wonderful DJ and very fun, professional person to work with!  We are so lucky to have you!  I appreciate you meeting with me on the phone and putting me at ease with the planning.  You rock!  Thanks again.”

Rachel Hoistad & Zack Jones

Reception at the Grand Forks Alerus Center, Saturday, October 1st, 2011

“I just wanted to (finally) drop you a note to say that we had a blast at our reception and we wanted to thank you for being such an awesome DJ. I have heard over and over that people had tons of fun at the dance! We are so thankful for all the hard work you put into getting our first dances and all the special songs edited for us, as well as playing the first dance for my parents. We had fun playing the napkin game and people thought it was so funny. We also are so grateful that you didn’t play the songs that we hate! We have nothing but great things to say about you to our friends who are looking for DJs. Thanks again!” – Rachel Jones, the bride.

“Thank you so much for working your DJ magic at Rachel & Zack’s wedding reception last night!  We all had a great time, and you kept the reception moving and people on the dance floor all night long!  My family was very impressed with you, and they say they’re looking forward to seeing you again next year!  Can’t wait to see your DJ magic in action at our wedding!”  – Allie Hoistad, bride’s sister, and engaged to be married October 2012.

Jenna Leingang & Jacob Elgin

Reception at Rustic Oaks, Saturday, September 3rd, 2011


“We just want to thank you for everything you did on our wedding day Sept. 3rd, 2011! From keeping everyone organized, to rounding up troops to help with moving tables, the great music and air guitar contest.. it all was great! We will definitely recommend your services to others! 🙂 Thanks again!” Jake and Jenna Elgin


Gwen Feist & Alex Thompson

Reception at the Grand Forks Alerus Center, Saturday, August 27th, 2011

“We had a great experience with Robert. He was very flexible and easy to get a hold of and meet with. He had many great ideas and was open to anything we wanted. He made it clear that he wanted to do whatever he could to make our wedding day great and he definitely did that. We had so many compliments on our DJ. We are very grateful for the great job he did.”

Stephanie Wilson & Trevor Anderson

Reception at the Fargo Doublewood Inn, Saturday, August 6th, 2011

“Is always willing to go above and beyond when it comes to his job. Great value for the amount of knowledge he brings to the occasion.

Elva Perez & Brandon Frank

Reception at the Wyndmere, ND, community center, Saturday, July 23rd, 2011


“Robert was a very fun guy to work with he made our wedding a little less stressful and everyone loved his work!”


Lacie Fogelson & Casey Hanson

Reception at the Avalon Events Center Saturday, June25th, 2011

“We loved that Robert Benda’s website was so diverse. He had a wealth of information regarding qualities to look for in a DJ even if we were to peruse other options, not to mention information on everything else weddings! He’s practically the Martha Stewart of DJs =). He encouraged us to meet with him so he could get to know us a and what we wanted for our big day.


We enjoyed that he basically MC’d the whole reception and kept things rolling the way we wanted! We would recommend him in a heartbeat. He was great to work with!”

Katie Jo Johnson & Carlos Ballinas

Reception at Battle Lake, Saturday, June18th, 2011

“Hi Robert!  I’m so sorry it took so long to get back to you.  I think things were more crazy after the wedding than before:)  Again thank you for everything you did for our wedding reception!  I don’t think it could have gone any better than it did.  If you need any recommendations just let us know!” -Katie Jo Ballinas

Ericka Erdmann & Garret Kollin

Reception at Mahnomen’s Shooting Star Casino Ballroom, Friday, June10th, 2011


“Everyone at the wedding was wondering where we found this guy. He was awesome!! Couldn’t of found a better DJ.”


Erin Lowder & Derek Hoffert

Married at Grand Forks Townhouse, Saturday, May 28th, 2011


“Robert was a fantastic DJ. He made everyone (wedding party included) very comfortable. We had numerous compliments from various guests. I would highly recommend him for any event.”

Aleesha Ruff & Andy Nicholson

Married at Turtle River State Park,: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

“Robert Benda did an amazing job at my husband and I’s wedding reception in Grand Forks North Dakota at the Woodland Lodge in Turtle River State park. He played a variety of music from many different eras and keep the mood, lighting, and party running smoothly. He incorporated 2 songs for the father daughter dance which was important to me! I loved the question games he played on how well the bride and groom know each other and the competition he made for giving the garder away. He is definitly worth the price and I would recomend him to anyone in his traveling area. Thanks Again Robert!”

Amy Lewis & Ryan Knudson

Reception at Fargo Avalon Events Center, Saturday, February 26th, 2011

“Robert, thank you so much for all the hard work you did at our wedding.  We were so pleased with the way the reception & dance went, and you really helped us to have a great night.  You did a great job of keeping the night moving & keeping us informed.  Everyone had a blast on the dance floor and we will recommend you to all of our friends!  Thanks again,”  -Amy & Ryan


Brianna Martinson & Garrett Grasser

Married Saturday, February 12th, 2011


“Thank you so much for rocking out dance out!! You did a great job! As you probably saw….we ALL had a great time!!! Including GARRETT! Also thank you for the toothbrush!! HAHA! ” -Brianna Grasser

Diana Driscoll & Zach Bopp

Married Saturday, February 5th, 2011

“Robert, thank you so much for doing such an amazing job at our wedding!  We had so much fun 🙂  We had many people comment on what a great DJ we had – we will for sure be recommending you to many people in the future.  You made everything flow together – It was the perfect night!  Thanks again!” – Zach & Diana

Kirby Black & Jake Vossler

Reception at the Grand Forks Hiltin Inn, Saturday, January 1st, 2011


“Thank you so much for helping us make the wedding night great! 🙂 It was wonderful. ”  -Kirby


Jackie Baird & Chad Osowski

Married Friday, November26th, 2010


This DJ was amazing. We didn’t have to worry about anything. He knew exactly what to do without even asking. Everyone had so much fun!  – Jackie & Chad Osowski

Christie Canfield & Tyler McFarland

Married Saturday, November13th, 2010


“Robert, Thank you so much for being a part of our wedding!  You did a great job and we truly appreciate it!  Happy Thanksgiving!”  – Christie & Tyler McFarland

Lindsey Belcher & Derrick Duray

Married Saturday, October 23rd, 2010


“Hey Robert! We wanted to say thank you for everything, you did an awesome job at our wedding reception! You were so nice to cater to all of our needs, plus we had a blast with you! If we come across anyone with DJ needs we will recommend you in a second! Thanks again, and congrats to you and your wife on your new baby!! PS Sorry about Andy!!! ;)” -Lindsey and Derrick

Amy Holm & Casey Lundquist

Married Friday, October 1st, 2010


“You did a great job at the reception/dance! We’ve heard so many great compliments from people that said they had such a great time! I will definitely continue to recommend you to other couples!  Thanks again!”  -Amy Lindquist

Christy Sobolik & Shawn Luskey

Married Saturday, August 28th, 2010

“We used Robert’s services and were more than happy with the outcome. Our wedding was August 28th, 2010 and to say that he did an amazing job is an understatement. He came up with games that helped get everyone involved. He interacted with everyone with class and respect. He played exactly what we wanted and more importantly, did not play what we didnt want played…..even when our guests wanted certain songs. Robert is a must have for any event you are thinking of. Thank you Robert for your time and contribution, it made the evening very memorable.”

Whitney Vidden & Cody Christie

Married Saturday, August 21st, 2010


“Thank you so much for agreeing to DJ for our wedding reception.  We really appreciate you taking the time to meet with us to make sure our evening goes smoothly!”


Megan Neppl & Austin Hauck

Married Saturday, August 14th, 2010


“Robert Benda takes charge of the entire reception (if you want him to), as in, he makes sure things happen timely and everything that you want to happen, happens, i.e speeches, garter festivities, bouquet toss, etc.” – Megan Hauck

Michelle Sande & Josh Schake

Married Saturday, August 7th, 2010


“Hi Robert!  Just thought I’d drop you a line and thank you for the great work at our wedding reception.  We had a fantastic time with you.  I appreciated the fact that you listened to our music preferences and catered our dance to us!  The little game during dinner was hilarious, too!  We will reccommend you to our  friends!”     -Michelle Schake

Kaela Erickson & Derek Laudal

Married Friday, August 6th, 2010

“Thank you so much for all of your time, help, patience, organization, and fun that you provided us for our wedding.  We continously get compliments regarding the music DJ.  We highly recommend you to others.  Thank you for the perfect time at our wedding.”  Kaela and Derek

Lindsey Altpeter & Ryan Martens

Married Saturday, July 31st, 2010


“Robert made our wedding run smooth and stress free. With him being exclusively for weddings helped us greatly because he was able to tell us a timeline for the reception. It is also great that he brings many emergency items along in case anything goes wrong. We knew that having the experience he has just meant there was less for us to worry about that night and we could enjoy our wedding”. – Lindsey Martens

Ashley Skavlem & Jon Champagne

Married Saturday, July 24th, 2010

“We were really impressed with the quality and performance from Robert Benda. We got married almost three weeks ago and we are still receiving compliments on how good of a job that Robert did. I would recommend him to anyone!! He knows how to keep things going and how to have a good time!!  Thank you very much Robert for making our reception unforgettable!!!”  – Ashley Champagne

Mallory Winfield & Dustin Hiott

Married Friday, July 23rd, 2010

“We had seen Robert in action at the Alerus Center (we work there) for many weddings and have been very pleased with his ablility to provide a fun filled evening for many wedding events. Remember Mom’s he is there for the wedding couple but did accomdidate our requests also. Thanks Robert for making it a great night for our daughter and son-in-law!”  – Del & Jim Winfield, Mallory’s parents.

Kate Priebe & Seth Sorenson

Married Sunday, July 11th, 2010


“If you want someone to take care of your reception, put on a good show, and throw in a few extras BOOK ROBERT!!!!!!!!!” – The Sorensons

Amy Samuelson & Chris Shields

married June 26th, 2010

“We just got back from our honeymoon.  So sorry this took so long, but I wanted to say THANK YOU sooo much!!! You did an awesome job at our wedding and we kept getting compliments about how much every loved your ‘little game’ and the songs you played!!  You made the reception and dance a blast and we couldn’t have been happier!!  Thanks again!!!”  – Amy & Chris

Megan Malnory & Brad Fredrickson

married May 15th, 2010


“Dear Robert, thank you so much for the fabulous job DJ’ing our wedding reception.  Seeing you in action at Kali & Dan’s wedding, we knew you’d be great and we wouldn’t have to worry about anything.  Your fun and engaging personality really helped make the reception wonderful, and I can’t count how many compliments we got from our guests about you.  Keep doing what you’re doing!  :)” -Brad & Megan Fredrickson

Jill Morlock & Ryan Rood

Married Saturday, February 20th, 2010


“I would just like to thank you for the wonderful job you did at our wedding reception!  We’ve heard many great compliments about how much you did and how well it flowed.”

Shannon Woods & DeeJay Johnson

married February 13th, 2010


“Hi Robert, Thank you so much—you did a great job, we had many compliments about the job you did!!!  Thanks”

– Shannon and Dee Jay Johnson

Katelyn Hurley & Josh Salwey

married January 8th, 2010


“Robert, thank you so much for everything you did for our wedding.  The music was a perfect blend of my picks and crowd favorites and the night went off without a hitch largely due to your awesome work.  It truly was the best day, thanks again!”  – Katelyn & Josh Salwey

Kristen Vanek & Justin Carlson

married January 2nd, 2010

“Justin and I wanted to send a big thank you for going above and beyond for us on our wedding day.  You did a wonderful job and we could not have asked for a better reception.  We have heard countless times from our guests about how great of a job you did and how your work and personality made the evening so enjoyable.  Also thank you for making all of our requests happen! No chicken dance!! 😉  We are VERY pleased with how it all turned out!  Thanks again!”  -Justin and Kristen Carlson