Black Tie Certified DJ Staff

DJ Justin R

Justin grew up right here in the Twin Cities, and has been playing guitar, singing, and DJing his entire life. Justin has been with Instant Request for more than 10 years. In his years at Instant Request, Justin has DJ’d over 500 shows, and been to nearly every venue in the entire metro area. In his free time, Justin plays guitar, keeps active outdoors, and searches out local live music.

Justin’s hundreds of weddings have helped him fine-tune his ability to read any crowd and keep them on the dance floor. “I love spinning anything that keeps people on the dance floor. Anything really, from Frank to Flo!”

Instant Request was fantastic for both our ceremony and reception music! We had Justin Roff as our DJ, and we loved having him as part of the day. He made fantastic music choices for dancing; it was amazing how in tune with our tastes he was. He was also extremely professional and personable, and was right on target for music during the ceremony, blending the songs that we chose and making sure that everything went off at just the right time. My husband and I also had such a blast using the online event planner, going through the huge database of songs and listening to a bunch of different snippets to put together some suggested song lists and must play lists. When we spoke to Justin a couple of weeks before the wedding, we knew it was going to be great-we have very eclectic musical taste, and Justin was really excited about the mismatched variety in our planner. I spoke to many different DJ companies on my search, and went with Instant Request due to the great reviews and the exceptional value compared with others in the market. We couldn’t be happier with our choice. My husband and I highly recommend Instant Request, and especially Justin Roff!  – Ali and Spencer @ Creekside Farm Weddings and Events

Justin was our DJ and did such an amazing job. He checked in with us about a week or so out from our wedding and went over all the details. He did both our wedding ceremony and reception and just did a wonderful job. He can definitely read the room. I had so much fun dancing with everyone, we even got grandma out on the dance floor and such a large part of that was because of him. He was so kind and professional throughout the entire night. When one of my family members had a medical emergency, it kind of stopped the party in its tracks. But after we were able to get her the help she needed Justin was able to bring everyone back and get the party started again. I’m so so so glad we choose Instant Request and had Justin as our DJ. Everyone told us what a wonderful job he did. – Skyler and Michael @ Kellerman’s Event Center

I knew Justin R would be perfect for our wedding when he did his “DJ voice” in the middle of Caribou during our planning meeting and sure enough, JUSTIN KILLED IT. I got the recommendation to request him as our Black Tie DJ through my coordinator and he literally made our entire night. I have never been to a wedding where EVERY song was the perfect song for that exact moment. Our dance floor was filled the entire night and I have had so many people come up to me and say that it was the most fun wedding they have ever been to. I ended up doubling my tip for him on the spot because he was so great. Every time you thought “I’ll sit out and rest for the next song”, a song would start playing that you couldn’t possibly sit out. It was amazing. – Nicole and Westin @ Bunker Hills Golf Club

Our Black Tie DJ, Justin, was phenomenal! I was so nervous that we would have technical difficulties during the ceremony, but the music, timing, sound and mic were all perfect. He played great music for the dance! We had a phone call prior to the wedding day where he went over every detail with us so that he could be as prepared as possible, which was so nice! The online event planner is very extensive & ensures that every detail is covered, so that your special day plays out perfectly. – Kassidy and Marcus @ Hidden Meadow and Barn

DJ Justin R was amazing at our wedding! Awesome dance party all night! Songs flowed perfectly. DJ justin R was super friendly and knowledgeable! He is very personable, and answered all our questions before the wedding. He was confident that he could help keep everyone dancing and he did just that! The dance floor was packed with young and old all night long!! Everyone commented on how fun the night was. Justin was also great at making announcements and making speeches run smoothly. The whole process of using Instant Request was smooth an easy. Highly recommend! – Dana and Matthew @ Gale Mansion

Every aspect of our experience working with Instant Request was absolutely phenomenal! Matt was exemplary with communication and ensuring all questions were answered prior to our wedding and reception. I would HIGHLY recommend requesting Justin as your DJ as he blew all expectations out of the water. From the ceremony to the reception, every detail was on point. The dance floor was packed from the moment open dancing began until closing time. He was extremely professional and made sure all events ran smoothly and without a hiccup.  If you are in search of a DJ service, look no further than Instant Request! – Heidi and Solomon @ Central Park of Maple Grove

Justin was FANTASTIC! The reception flowed seamlessly and everyone from age 5 to 85 was kept entertained. Justin was a class act and we were more than happy to have him as a part of our reception. I cannot imagine our wedding reception without DJ Justin. He was professional, attentive to us and our guests and kept the dance floor full until 1am! He was able to effectively mix in song from all eras and all genres to keep people engaged, and create a killer dance party atmosphere for everyone. Thank you so much! DJ Justin and Instant Request were absolutely amazing to work with. – Ashley and Tim @ Depot Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel

Absolutely loved working with Instant Request, the planner and day of Justin Roff. He is truly the best and we had the dance floor going all night. Do you want your dance floor FULL non-stop at your reception? Yes? Then book with Instant Request. I echo many brides’ reviews on full dance floors and flawless service. We absolutely LOVED Justin R. with Instant Request. He was so supportive with our ceremony timelines and ensuring everything was executed perfectly. He communicated with us throughout the evening to ensure we had everything we needed and to keep the night rolling. We could not have thanked him more — he was not only a DJ but almost another ‘planner’ that day. Our dance floor truly was jam packed from the moment Footloose kicked off until we had to pack up and leave. He nailed it! I wanted a solid dance party and he delivered. 12/10 – the best! My guests had a blast and his communication and guidance throughout the day made it seamless. Would recommend him/the company to anyone! – Kelly and Stephen @ Lowertown Event Center

Justin R with Instant Request DJ’d our wedding and he did an amazing job! He played great songs and had all of our friends and family constantly dancing the whole night! Thanks Justin for killing it! Thank you so much for making our wedding everything we hoped it would be! You did an amazing job and our guests had a great time. Would be happy to recommend you to anyone I know looking for a DJ. Thanks Justin for helping make our wedding day that much more perfect! – Claire and Jeremy @ Kellerman’s Event Center

Justin was an awesome DJ for our wedding. He was super easy to work with and enjoyable to be around. We really appreciated the time he took to meet with us ahead of time and the note he left for us at the end of the night. The music was excellent and things couldn’t have gone better. You can’t go wrong with Instant Request DJ, especially Justin. – Kelly and Patrick @ Interlachen Country Club

Our DJ, Justin Roff, was amazing. Easy to work with, very friendly and didn’t hesitate to accommodate any requests we had. Justin was able to read the atmosphere of the room and keep people dancing and moving. The website to set up the playlist is fairly easy and straight forward Highly recommended! – Amanda and Wesley @ Capitol Room in St. Peter

Instant Request was wonderful to work with! When initially calling the office staff were willing to spend lots of time chatting, and helping me select what services would best meet my needs. I selected a Black Tie DJ and was very impressed with Justin R!! He kept the evening flowing, knew how to read the crowd, and made sure to hit all of our requests! It was super helpful to spend an hour chatting with Justin a few weeks before. I highly recommend Instant Request DJ Entertainment! Incredible services. Easy to work with. – Laura and Ryan @ St. James Hotel in Red Wing

Helpful, kind, professional, above and beyond. Everyone loved the DJ! Thank you again for such a great party on Saturday. The music and the environment you helped create was a ton of fun. You were fantastic at keeping us on schedule and the dancing was awesome. So many of my friends complimented your work. It was a small determined dance crew the whole night. Some of my favorite memories will be dancing with my friends and family. Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! – Kelsey and Michael @ Calhoun Beach Club

Justin R was fantastic. He really read the crowd and kept our dance floor packed the whole night. He was incredibly easy to work with, helped pick out great music, and had music flow throughout the entire evening. Using Instant Request DJ Entertainment was one of the best and easiest decisions we made for our wedding and would recommend them and Justin R to anyone. – Shannon and Kyle @ Creekside Farm Weddings and Events

Justin was incredible. He was a great emcee throughout the night and played a selection of music that got everyone of our guests dancing. We had multiple people tell us they’ve never seen more people dancing throughout the night than at our wedding. That’s the ultimate compliment to Justin. – Laura and Daniel @ Solar Arts Building

Highly recommend- specifically Justin Roff! He did an amazing job and our guests loved him and the playlist! Justin has excellent communication skills and is very professional. Justin was able to keep the dance floor packed all night! Book Instant Request Black Tie- Justin Roff if he is available!  – Rachel and Ty @ Machine Shop

Everything was super easy with Instant Request! The online tool is a great resource to get all the details our DJ needed and it worked out perfectly. I would highly recommend this DJ service! Our DJ Justin was amazing! – Tora and Matt @ Minneapolis Event Center

Justin Roff from Instant Request was delightful to work with. He was able to combine two cultures of music together very smoothly. Our wedding had light music during the cocktail and dinner hour and the DJ stepped it up with great dance music after the first dance. I would recommend working with Instant Request. – Sarah and Veasna @ Seven Vines Vineyard

We were so happy with our DJ Justin Roff! He was attentive throughout the night to my wife and I. He checked in with us about music volume during dinner, providing mics for the speeches, and song requests. Our guests had a blast listening to a wide variety of music that all fit together seamlessly. The dance floor was full for the majority of the night. We had many comments on how much fun the night was and Justin played a huge role in that. I would highly recommend Justin and Instant Request for their DJ services. Thanks for contributing to our wonderful wedding!   – Melissa and Nate @ JX Event Venue

Justin Roff was our DJ for our 9-22 wedding and did an AMAZING job! Everyone loved him and the dance floor was packed all night. In our phone-meeting prior to the wedding he was very thorough in asking questions to get to know us, the crowd, and what we were looking for. I would highly recommend Justin for your wedding DJ!   – Madelynn and Christopher @ Villa Bellezza

Our DJ Justin R was outstanding at our wedding reception. Very professional with a comforting style. Full dance floor all night long. Justin helped with questions about the website and spent a fair amount of time with us. The evening was special and Justin helped make that happen. Thank you Justin!  – Anna and Ryan @ Interlachen Country Club

We had Justin for our DJ, and he was absolutely amazing. After talking on the phone, he knew exactly what we wanted and he exceeded our expectations! There were a few areas where we weren’t sure what we wanted for music, and his suggestions were dead on and fit the flow of the whole day. I would absolutely recommend this company, and especially Justin R! He made the day stress free in the music department! Thank you again Justin! 🙂  – Kate and Erik @ Olympic Hills Golf Club

We recently had our wedding and had Justin R as our DJ. He was FANTASTIC. Our goal was to ensure people didn’t leave the dance floor and he achieved that while also mixing in songs on our list. We have been told by many it was the best wedding they have ever been to and I like to think a part of that is due to the music! He also did a great job at participating the amount we wanted, not on the mic all night, but enough that guests knew what was happening. So great, glad we used Instant Request and Justin!  – Lindsay and Will @ Loring Social

We had Justin for our DJ and he was AMAZING! WE had a multicultural wedding with both American and Indian music and I was extremely nervous if people were going to be dancing all night. Our dance floor was so full all night and people didn’t want the music to stop. Justin followed our event planner and made sure that he had our permission before playing any genre that was on our do not play list. Our guests were raving about how great the blend of music was and everyone had a blast. Justin did a great job judging the crowd and music and making sure that everyone was enjoying themselves. I highly recommend Justin Roth as a DJ.  – Kriti and Matt @ Lumber Exchange Event Center

Instant Request was a huge hit! I had a friend who booked Instant Request at her wedding a few years ago and I knew I had to have them as well. We had one of the black tie DJs named Justin and we absolutely loved him. The music was fun and the dance floor was packed the whole night. I’ve been to weddings where the DJ was awful so having a really good DJ was one of my top priorities. He has done hundreds of weddings so I knew we were in good hands. Before I booked him we had a phone conversation where I could ask him about his experience, what he likes to do at weddings, etc and made me feel confident that he could execute our wedding. He made sure my husband and I were well taken care of and I could of not asked for a better service. If you are going to book a DJ, I highly recommend Justin and Instant Request. You will not be disappointed!  – Ashley and Thomas @ A’bulae

Instant Request came through with an amazing night for our reception. Our DJ was Justin Roff who had previously DJ’d for my wife’s siter’s wedding a few years back. She was impressed with his work back then so naturally wanted to request him specifically for our reception. Justin didn’t disappoint. We met with him the day before our wedding to go over how things would run and he threw in his input and ideas, especially for someone not so musically inclined as myself, to put together a complete package that turned out better than I could have imagined. During the reception Justin was attentive and gauged the crowd just right to keep the crowd engaged and on the floor. He also did mini announcements for us to keep the entire reception moving and informed to when important things like first dances, cake and even late night snacks would be occurring. Thank you very much!  Kari and Josh @ Radisson Blu at MOA

Justin, was so flexible about incorporating my husband’s country’s national pop music and it was the highlight of the night for us to be able to dance to that music the night of our wedding with our friends who danced with us for two years while we all lived together there. Aside from incorporating Tanzanian music into the set flawlessly, he chose great American songs that got all ages onto the dance floor at the same time, and knew songs that kept everyone pumped up all night. Justin was always concerned with incorporating all of our songs and ideas and wishes- he wasn’t prideful or arrogant or stubborn about insisting on certain ideas, but he offered really helpful insights while we were setting up the schedule and playlists for the night. All of his advice worked out perfectly and we still felt completely supported in our wishes.    The other thing I really loved was the dinner music, which Justin curated perfectly. I asked for 40’s-60’s vocalists and the vibe was so romantic and relaxed and enchanting. I didn’t even really ask for any particular songs but he made that segment of the evening feel so romantic and sweet.  – Magdalene and Charles @ Como Park Visitor Center

OMG, where do we start with Justin? He was AMAZING.  He felt like one of the family by the end of the night. He checked in with us whenever he had a question, he made sure we kept things moving along, he thought of EVERY little detail and made sure our night was perfect.  He was amazing at getting people involved and had the longest conga line going that we’ve ever seen – there were maybe 6 people sitting at the tables (out of 180) and a couple of those weren’t of the age where they could participate – the others were just lazy, there’s no excuse for them.  He made sure the music was always the right volumes, he made sure that the music during the ceremony looped when needed (we totally underestimated the amount of time needed for the dozens of grandparents to walk down the aisle, and he was a master with the equipment.    Justin did a great job with the lighting – it was in the perfect places – and when he had a question about what we thought because we had one “extra” that just wouldn’t fit, he checked with us – but his suggestion was right in line with what we should do. We absolutely received our value for the money. Yes, the cost was more than average, but the service is well above average!  You don’t have a second chance to re-do the music for the ceremony and reception – why would you chance it to a guy running MP3s off a laptop?  I can’t thank you enough for everything you guys did for the wedding – my son and daughter in law were completely thrilled with their whole day! – Rachel and Chris @ Courtyards of Andover

Justin was amazing! We were talking after the wedding and agreed that hiring him and our photographer was the best money spent for the entire wedding (well, maybe my dress and his suit would go on that list too…). Justin has a ton of experience, so we left a lot of the song choices up to him so that he could “read the crowd” throughout the night. Well, the dance floor was packed all night without even a single song that was a dud – what a tremendous success. Justin had a great blend of song genres and had a good sense for shifting the songs from older to newer as the night went on. He was also great because he came up to us to discuss the schedule while we had a few moments before dinner, and he had a great sense of when to approach us if he had a question about a request, identifying a speech-giver, etc. without being a bother. So many of our guests came up to us after the wedding to tell us how awesome the DJ was! We have nothing but awesome things to say about Justin! The lighting and sound were great! I can’t say we really noticed the sound and lighting too much, which is a good sign that there wasn’t anything distracting or out of place for either. We loved the fact that we had complete confidence in Justin to just play good music all night! There were so many stressful things about wedding planning, but things going wrong with the music and sound system were the farthest things from our minds. It was great to not have to worry about it. Again, this DJ service was some of the best money we spent at the wedding.  – Kateri and Knute @ Lumber Exchange Event Center

I cannot say how much we LOVED Justin!! He over exceeded our expectations and literally helped make the entire night a huge party. Honestly, by far the best DJ that I have ever seen at a wedding before. He was just so nice and accommodating. He was very great at informing the guests of important items like speeches, first dance, and making everyone come out to the dance floor for the first group song! He did an amazing job with our wedding playlist and reading the crowd. I have already told multiple friends to request him for their weddings next year!  The lighting was amazing!  It just finished off my vision for Lafayette Club! It was absolutely perfect and everything we could’ve wanted. I loved the light pink color.What I liked best about Instant Request was that you just over exceeded my expectations on all levels. I originally went with this company because I’ve heard you were the best and I also had a referral, but you still never know how good a wedding DJ is. Our guests are still talking about how this was the most fun wedding they have ever been to. I will recommend Instant Request to all of my friends and already have! – Kelsey and Tyler @ Lafayette Club

We had DJ Justin Roff and he was great!! Everyone kept complementing me on the dance music and he also had fun game ideas throughout the night. Would definitely recommend Instant Request for the online planner and Justin Roff for your event!  Jennifer and Adam @ Lafayette Club

We loved our DJ, Justin R! He was great, very professional, and kept our guests on the dance floor! We had a great meeting with him as part of the black tie package a few weeks before our event and he was helpful and understood what we wanted for our reception, and he delivered! The only negative experience I had throughout the process was that the DJ we booked initially had to cancel on us ~6 months prior to our wedding due to personal obligations. We found another DJ (Justin) who ended up being great, but the communication with the company during the process of having one DJ cancel and being assigned another was confusing and frustrating!  Angela and Dustin @ Vadnais Heights Commons

We had a great experience with Instant Request DJ! Justin R. was a great DJ and was a lot of fun to work with. Meeting with him prior to the wedding date made the day run very smoothly. He was great at getting the guests to dance and interact and was also great at accommodating some special requests our families had for first dances, special songs for family, etc. Would highly recommend Instant Request to future couples!     – Allison and Cody @ Town and Country Club

I have worked in the wedding industry for a few years and when I saw Justin Roff with Instant Request, DJ a wedding, I knew that was who I wanted for mine. He got all of our guests out on the dance floor immediately and kept them there for the whole night. He is extremely personable, and very good at reading a crowd. We have had so many guests comment about what a wonderful job he did and we will definitely be recommending him to everyone we know! Katie and Alex @ Hutton House