I have 1000’s of happy past clients. Below are just a handful of their thoughts and testimonials about my services. Enjoy!

I am an expert in event planning and specialize in wedding ceremonies, wedding receptions, corporate parties and family functions. I also service special need wedding receptions including bay and ocean weddings, boat weddings, Hotel Del Coronado weddings, La Jolla weddings, and many others.




*Cathi Mehnert

San Diego, CA

Merrylin was a joy to have as Master of Ceremony and DJ for our daughter Allison’s wedding. She was so helpful during the planning, answering all of our questions as they came up. On the day of, she arrived promptly and had the necessary equipment ready for the wedding and reception. She kept the “party” going and on schedule the whole night, with everyone dancing and having a great time! We really appreciate her and all she did to help us celebrate this special day! She made it a fun and awesome time for everyone.


*E L

San Diego, CA

Merrylin is one awesome lady!!!!! I had so much fun with her webpage that has a huge catalog of songs we can choose from!!! I was very unfamiliar with weddings and how exactly music fit into them, what was supposed to be played, when it was supposed to be played (it was my first wedding). Merrilyn helped me out, educating me about what an MC was (someone who makes announcements and cues the next step of the wedding timeline…I believe…I am still not too sure). I did not know that there were supposed to be different types of music played (dancefloor music is not the same as dinner music), but good thing Merrylin filled me and my husband in. She was our Wedding Music 101.


*Jodie & Alex Booras

San Diego, CA

Merrylin was recommended to us by a good friend/wedding planner for our wedding about 2.5 years ago. We were meeting with several vendors at the time so we could make sure to pick the best possible people for each part of our wedding. My husband and I, along with our family and friends love to have a great time, so we knew our DJ had to be very upbeat and ready to party – Merrylin was perfect!

We gave her a small list of “Must Plays” and “Do Not Plays” and she absolutely nailed it on every song the whole night! Still to this day, anytime we see family members, or friends who were at the wedding they constantly comment on how much fun it was and that they couldn’t believe how everyone was dancing the whole night.

She kept everything/everyone on schedule and was incredibly fun and easy to work with. Thanks again Merrylin!


*Olivia and Adam

Paradise Point Resort ~~ September 10, 2015

Merrylin was top notch in class, service, and entertainment. She is amazing to work with from beginning through the event, she so organized and well versed in hosting events. EVERYONE who attended loved her. Overall Performance Rating: Excellent


*Susan and Maddie

San Diego, CA

We Highly recommend Merrylin as a DJ/emcee. We have used her for two major events in our lives. One, a naval retirement dinner party celebration. And two, our wedding. She is fantastic and easy to work with. She’s very much about what we as a couple wanted/did not want for music and the flow of our wedding. She both guided and supported us in the creation of our celebration. She makes great recommendations for music and ambiance. And knows when to change the mood from quiet dinner music to get down and DANCE music. She is awesome. She made our wedding fabulous as well as the retirement celebration! You will not be disappointed! With love and gratitude. Cheers!


*Natasha and Melody Dockery-Chleva

San Diego, CA

Merrylin was fantastic! If you are looking for a knowledgeable, fun and professional DJ she IS your lady. We had the pleasure of working with Merrylin and if we were to do it all over again, we would use her in a heartbeat. She has an enormous music selection which is filled with any and every kind of music you could think of. She kept our wedding guests dancing all night long. She was interactive and made the night very enjoyable. She was extremely courteous and very professional. Her smile illuminated the dance floor and the night ran very smoothly. She also made a point to be available to us if we had questions or concerns throughout the entire planning process. Not only was she an amazing DJ, she was flexible with some last minute changes we wanted to make, and she really pulled through with them! Our guests raved about how great she was which made us even more appreciative of her! She MADE our first dance. Merrylin will always be our first choice if we need a DJ. We cannot express enough gratitude towards her and what she did to make our wedding perfect.


*Sonja & Brent

San Diego, CA


Thank you SO MUCH for these pictures!!!! I have been meaning to email you to thank you for the AWESOME job you did as our DJ.
I can’t even tell you how many of our guests have told us they thought you did a FANTASTIC job as our DJ – and Brent and I totally agree!!! I LOVED how our Anniversary Dance turned out (you even got my mom out on the dance floor!), and I just loved how you kept the energy up and kept the people dancing the whole night!!

We are so grateful to you for helping make our Big Day truly special!!!
We just got our pictures back from Kate and there’s a great picture of the three of us that I’d like to forward you, so be on the lookout for that email…
I really hope you’re doing well and thank you again from the bottom of our hearts!!!!


* Erin D.

To Merrylin:

Lady DJ Merrylin absolutely rocks a party!! I have worked with her on many weddings as a wedding planner including my own this past year. My husband Jake and I were married on a lovely Fall evening at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park and almost a year later our guests still talk about the dance party. I spent all this time on the linens, the layout, the lighting, the lanterns and centerpieces and all anyone brings up when they talk about our wedding day is the epic dance party 🙂 … which is awesome! Everyone was on the dance floor for the whole evening, my Great Uncle break dancing, my younger cousins droppin it, our friends of all generations dancing together. We gave Merrylin little guidance when it came to selecting our songs for the evening.. maybe 10 total from ceremony prelude through last song and the ones she selected were spot on!! Our wedding was an absolute blast and we owe much of that to Lady DJ Merrylin. Thank you!!

E R I N  V I G I L
Event & Wedding Planner
Your Event by Erin


*Amy B
San Diego, CA

5.0 star rating
Merrylin did such an amazing job being the dj at our wedding. From the beginning stages of the planning process she was outstanding. Anytime I needed recommdations on song ideas she would quickly respond with suggestions. When we got closer to the big day we had a meeting to go over what we wanted. The day of our wedding was great. She kept the day going with talking with our guests. when the music started she had everyone on their feet dancing. All of our guest absolutely loved her and so did we. She made our day perfect and I couldn’t ask for anything else. Thank you so much Merrylin!!


*Michael S.
El Cajon, CA

5.0 star rating
“We had our wedding at the Prado in Balboa park on 8/23/14 and Merrylin was our DJ. We had an AMAZING wedding and that was in part to our AMAZING DJ. The music was fantastic. All of our guests loved our music from when the ceremony started to our last dance. She was so great and I would hire her for ANY event. Thank you Merrylin for making our wedding a beautiful night.”


*Yochanan Sebastian W.
San Diego, CA

5.0 star rating
“Merrilyn is a DJ’s DJ. Her amazing professionalism and the sheer joy she obviously gets from her work has made every event I seen her at one of those “You should have been there!!!!” celebrations. She’s a fine professional.”


*Jackie A.
Chula Vista, CA

5.0 star rating
We love Artistic Productions! Merrylin was the DJ for our wedding in 2006. Guests are still talking about how much fun they had! Merrylin’s choice in music was very fitting to our crowd and her energy was so contagious! The dance floor was packed all night long!”

“Recently, I called Merrylin to ask her for expert advise on an event I was throwing at my school. To say the least, she helped MAKE an exceptional day for our 6th Graders! There are good DJs and there are Phenomenal DJs. Artistic Productions provides notable service! They know music, the industry, and truly understand the needs of their clients. They go above and beyond to help people create lasting memories. Thank you Artistic Productions for being Phenomenal DJs!”


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I would LOVE to hear from you, and your experience with Lady DJ Merrylin and Artistic Productions! Let me know your thoughts on your event, and thank you in advance for allowing me to share your day with you. It was entirely my honor!

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