DJ Staci is a full-time, female, bilingual San Diego DJ and MC. In addition to living in Mexico for 7 years (mostly DJing destination weddings in Puerto Vallarta), she trained professionally with both the Scratch Academy & MarBecca Method (the gold standard for special event MCs). DJ Staci has performed everywhere from the Las Vegas strip to the Stagecoach Festival, at celebrity weddings, and for companies like Boost Mobile, L.A. Fitness, and Baskin Robbins. Scroll down to learn more.

Meet Bilingual San Diego DJ Staci

DJ Staci in 2009

DJ Staci learned the finer points of not just Spanish music but Mexican music first hand!

DJ Staci got started as a DJ when a guy she was dating invited her to one of his gigs. He was Mexican-American and only knew Spanish music. Together the intercultural, bilingual DJ duo spent the next year and a half doing English/Spanish bilingual events almost exclusively.

“The music choices were perfect, as some of my guests would not have danced otherwise. A lot of people liked the Spanish music, whether they were from either side of the family.”

-Merideth, The Knot

© Brit Jaye Photography – Stella & Jose

From DJ Staci’s time DJing in Puerto Vallarta

DJ STACI LIVED IN MEXICO FOR 7 YEARS!

After her initial training as a bilingual DJ, Staci moved to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, to DJ destination weddings solo. While she was there, she experienced her own Mexican-American wedding…so she knows what it’s like to be the DJ and the bride worrying about bringing together an intercultural, bilingual crowd!

In 2016, 19% of DJ Staci’s total gigs and 38% of her total weddings were English/Spanish bilingual events.

© Jenny Litten – Theresa & Brenda

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© Ryan Rae Photography – Jannelle & Eddie

“EVERYONE AT OUR WEDDING KEEPS TELLING US HOW MUCH FUN THEY HAD AND HOW MUCH THEY LOVED DJ STACI; AND THAT SAYS A LOT CONSIDERING DJ STACI HAD A DIVERSE AUDIENCE TO GET OUT THERE ON THE DANCE FLOOR!”

-Jessica, The Knot

DO YOU NEED A BILINGUAL SAN DIEGO DJ WHO CAN…

  • teach your gringo guests how to dance the Payaso de Rodeo
  • who will howl at the moon with you when “La Puerta Negra” comes on
  • who can translate toasts to & from Spanish (it might be with an accent…but DJ Staci gets the job done)
  • who can smoothly transition between two completely different sounds without alienating anyone
  • who understands that not all Spanish-speaking crowds–or even all Mexican crowds–are the same (you know, there are the Salsa/Merengue crowds, the Banda/Zapateados crowds, the Selena/Nicky Jam crowds, etc)

 

…THEN LOOK NO FURTHER!

© Allissa Stockman Photography – Jennie & Shaun

© True Photography – Lindsey & Andrew

NOT SURE YOU CAN TRUST A GRINGA WITH YOUR SPANISH MUSIC?

CHECK OUT THIS BLOG POST “31 GRINGO-FRIENDLY SPANISH DANCE SONGS FOR AN INTERCULTURAL MEXICAN WEDDING TO GET AN IDEA OF WHAT DJ STACI MIGHT PLAY AT YOUR BILINGUAL EVENT.

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