When the music needs to be just right, when the dance floor beckons for epic moments, you can trust Jakey Thomas to be the maestro of your wedding day soundtrack. Known to many as the charismatic frontman of Distant Stars and formerly of The Cookies, Jakey has been a force in the wedding entertainment scene for a decade, bringing joy, groove, and unforgettable memories to couples and their guests.
In 2013, Jakey Thomas burst onto the wedding scene with his motown/disco/funk band, The Cookies. This talented and high-energy ensemble quickly became a sensation in Michigan’s vibrant music scene, setting stages ablaze at festivals, corporate galas, casinos, and of course, weddings. The Cookies’ journey reached its zenith in the picturesque vineyards of Napa Valley, CA, where they shared the stage with legendary rocker Steve Miller, adding an extra touch of magic to an already unforgettable event.
As the music evolved, so did Jakey. Transitioning seamlessly from band leader to solo artist, from his yacht rock duo Sweet Tooth to the glam rock/pop powerhouse Distant Stars, Jakey’s versatility knows no bounds. Stepping into the realm of DJing was a natural progression, allowing him to expand his musical horizons and craft seamless mixes that keep the dance floor pulsing.
Jakey Thomas isn’t just a DJ; he’s a lifelong devotee of the art of sound. With a deep passion for music in all its forms – from Motown classics to modern hits, rock anthems to funky beats – Jakey’s encyclopedic knowledge ensures that every moment of your wedding is set to the perfect soundtrack. Whether it’s a smooth transition from a romantic ballad to an upbeat dance anthem or a nostalgic throwback that gets everyone singing along, Jakey’s musical intuition is unmatched.
But Jakey Thomas is more than just a DJ. He’s a seasoned master of ceremonies, honing his skills through years of public speaking engagements. From hosting talent shows to three consecutive years as the charismatic host of a local pageant, Jakey commands the stage with finesse and flair. He even created and hosted a vaudevillian-style variety show, weaving together comedy, music, and spectacle into a tapestry of entertainment.
Your wedding day deserves nothing but the best, and Jakey Thomas is here to make it extraordinary. With a decade of experience, a passion for music that runs deep, and the ability to read a crowd like no other, Jakey ensures that every beat, every melody, every moment is crafted to perfection. When you choose Jakey Thomas as your wedding DJ, you’re not just getting music – you’re getting an experience that will be talked about long after the last dance.
Are you ready to turn your wedding into an unforgettable celebration? Let Jakey Thomas set the stage for your love story, one beat at a time.