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Chad - MC DJ Entertainer

Chad is a native of Charlotte. He went to college at Western Carolina University, where he worked as a DJ at the local radio station. Although the experience was noteworthy, Chad knew he wanted to be outside the booth. He craved the interaction of the crowd. During his sophomore year, his parents opened a company that was similar to Split Second. During his junior and senior year, he began working as a full time DJ with them. After graduating in 2003 with a Bachelor’s of Art & Theater, Chad made his way to New York to pursue acting. He remained there until 2013 when he moved with his wife and two children back to Charlotte to be closer to family. Working with commercial insurance, he longed to be a part of the entertainment world. Chad ran into Vinny at a show and what is a better way to jump back in the industry than with the largest DJ company in Charlotte. Chad stands out because of his experience and passion for this industry. Although he knows how to work a crowd, he realizes the day is not about him. He carefully researches and prepares with the bride and groom with diligence, care and true listening skills. He takes that information, packages it together, and applies it to ensure the best experience as soon as the doors open throughout the night. His goal, at any event, is to give his all so that everyone is beyond pleased with the end result. 

Testimonials

17 September 2016 SPLIT SECOND SOUND HANDS DOWN!!! Look no further these guys are a class act. With four months from our wedding we went in for a consultation in their amazing office, and were able to book their services. They pair you with a DJ that will fit the couple based on a questionnaire. We were paired with Chad Carpenter and an assistant. I feel terrible for not remembering the assistants name. We met with Chad prior to the wedding so that we could talk to him about the type of music that we wanted at the reception. I needed help with the father/daughter dance song. I wanted one song, and my dad wanted another. So, to solve the problem Chad customized a song that gave us both what we wanted. Two thumbs up for that! The dance floor stayed jumping, and everyone had a great time. Chad even talked to our son about DJ techniques, and that made his day. Split Second Sound provided a DJ booth in the area where our cocktail hour was held, a DJ booth in the reception ballroom, and uplighting for the reception area. One stop shop just what I like! Thank you guys for everything!! XOXO K&J

Katrina

15 October 2016 Where do I begin?!?! Chad was our DJ for the wedding and hands down was absolutely AMAZING!! Not only did he meet with me and my husband before but we emailed back and forth he called my husband to help with song choices. He has so many ideas and will and I mean he will come through with them. He not only played the songs we requested but my parents shag and he seriously had he best playlist the dancefloor was never empty. Him and his assistant help walk us through everything they would come up to our guests ask them for song choices. They even would walk up to the person that requested a song and let them know it was next!! Talk about service! My parents are still talking about how awesome he was! Hands down Split Second Sound will not let you down and request Chad I am telling you he is everything you want in a DJ for your wedding!!

Laura & Keith

24 September 2016 If I could give them higher than a 5 star rating I would! We had DJ and coordinator Chad. It was above and beyond what we were expecting. I am not even a dancer but could not get off the dance floor. Highly recommend!!!

Private User - The Knot Review

24 September 2016 Just wanted to let split second know chad was my dj and coordinator for last saturday. He did above and beyond what we were expecting and everyone had such a good time. I am not even a dancer and i couldnt get off the dance floor. Simply amazing service! -Chelsea and Jonathan

Chelsea Hudson

21 May 2016 Split second sound recently provided the entertainment for our wedding and they were perfect. From start to finish they were nothing but professional. Vinny provided us with an amazing DJ named Chad. He set up the lights perfectly around the country club and kept everyone dancing the whole night! I would definitely recommend split second sound to anyone looking for entertainment for their upcoming wedding!

Austin Haba

23 April 2016

Awesome company! My husband and I were recommended to use Split Second Sound by our wedding venue. We checked them out, had an initial consult, and were hooked! From the beginning through to the end, everyone at Split Second Sound was amazing. It was nice that Split Second Sound would not let us hire them by just looking over their pricing and things on their website. They wanted to have an initial consult to get to know us and to make sure that we saw everything they have to offer, saw and understood their particular process, and had the opportunity to answer any and all questions we may have had. As far as actual DJ services, they were beyond expectations good. Jonny and Chad did an excellent job of helping to run the reception and make sure everything went as flawlessly as possible. My husband and I met with Jonny before our wedding and planned out a general music game plan and it went perfectly in execution. During the reception, every time I tried to sit down to take a break/cool down from all of the dancing, I immediately had to get back up and go dance some more because I loved every song played. All of my guests continually commented throughout the night and ever since our wedding how awesome the DJs were and how great the music was. My sister is getting married in November and my mom keeps reminding her how great the DJs were at my wedding and how she is so excited that Split Second Sound will be the DJs for my sister's wedding. Look forward to experiencing their work again. Truly wonderful. I highly recommend them to anyone and everyone who is looking for a DJ for their wedding, or any other event for that matter. Also, super economical. Just excellent all the way around.

Katie Doran

28 January 2017

"Loved this company!! They did such a great job creating exactly the right style for us! They don't just have a playlist that they use for every wedding. We had DJ Chad and he was wonderful. So nice! He met with us beforehand and got an idea of the flow of the reception and exactly the type of music we wanted, how much we wanted him to participate, etc. and he totally delivered. Best DJ I've seen at a wedding and it was mine! I was impressed!"

-Jordan Hart, Jan. 28, 2017 Wedding

Jordan Hart

17 February 2017 "They really help create a night tailored to you! They really listen to what you want and what type of DJ you are looking for. We had DJ Chad and he was awesome! He met with us beforehand and seemed genuinely interested in making the night just right for us. He also did such a great job helping with the flow of the reception. This is the only DJ company you need to consider!"

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P.O. Box 3025
Matthews, NC 28106
Phone: (704) 907-9507
Fax: (980) 298-6447

Testimonials

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
30 Apr 2011
"Adam and I would like to thank you from the bottom of our hearts for making our wedding the best...

Ashleigh Sullivan

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
8 Nov 2014
"When I first booked Split Second Sound, I was a little hesitant. When I dreamt of my wedding day, I...

Hannah Dockery

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
17 Jan 2015
Sarah said... Let me start by saying that every decision you make while wedding planning is so important, and in my...

Sarah

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
18 Oct 2013
My daughter planned her wedding in 7 weeks. We had met Vinny from Split Second Sound at a Bridal Fair...

Carol

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
15 May 2010
I just wanted to thank Levar for DJing my wedding on May 15th.  Everyone said it was the best wedding...

Mahailey Davis Nettles

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
17 Jul 2010
Levar and Neil were excellent!  We spoke prior to the wedding giving them a general idea of the type of...

Jessica Crockett

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
2 Sep 2012
I can truly say that LeVar and Bradley rocked it out on Sunday! We had people dancing and grooving all...

Annie Lewis

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
28 Sep 2013
We loved everything! LeVar was great! We had so many compliments about the music, even the music being played during...

Karla Sepi

Jonny - MC DJ Entertainer Piscitelli
9 Oct 2010
Jonny and his assistant did an absolutely amazing job at our reception.  They played all the right music , kept...

Brett Pfeiffer

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
3 Nov 2012
Thanks so much! We loved it! Everyone had a great time at the reception! They were so entertaining and there was...

Christen Patterson

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
4 Oct 2008
Let me tell you- everyone is still talking about how much fun our wedding was and how awesome you were!!!...

Stephanie Fitzpatrick

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
16 May 2009
Vinny and his assistant Lydia did a fantastic job with our wedding. Everyone that was in attendance had so much...

John & Holly Tidikis

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
20 Jun 2009
Richard and I would absolutely say "Exceeded all expectations!" to describe the night. We had an absolutely wonderful time at...

Rene Burkley

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
5 Oct 2013
Jonah and his partner Danny at Split Second Sound did an amazing job at my wedding! I'm so glad I...

Ashleigh Dugger

Charlie - MC DJ VJ Entertainer Esparza
14 Sep 2013
Living in the NJ/NY area and planning a destination wedding in North Carolina, I was on a mission to find...

Lauren Sorsby

Jonathan - MC DJ Entertainer Kessler
12 Oct 2013
Jonathan K. was amazing!  From the pre-planning to the end of the night, he was fabulous.  His personality was great...

Cassie Carden

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
12 Oct 2013
SSS is a great company to work with! We were not local, so they did a great job of having...

Danielle Miller

Steve - MC DJ Entertainer Bradle
5 Oct 2013
Our experience with Split Second Sound was incredible. Steve did an amazing job at our wedding. He is absolutely the...

Stefanie Eizenga


28 Sep 2013
I want to personally thank Eric for doing a phenomenal job at our daughters wedding. The music at the ceremony...

Holly Lewis

James 'JD' - MC DJ Entertainer Dickens
21 Sep 2013
All that I can say is that JD and Danny were AMAZING! We had an outside wedding and it rained...

Christine Cherry

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
22 Sep 2013
Jonah was amazing!. He did it all. No equipment failures. No dead air ever! Wireless worked without drop outs, cables...

Bob Albertson

Dennis - MC DJ Entertainer Mercurio
14 Sep 2013
We truly could not have been happier with everything Dennis and the SSS family did for our event. I've always...

Ashleigh Arnold

Eric - MC DJ VJ Entertainer Jaundoo
13 Sep 2013
You guys ROCK! Eric was awesome – he played great music and engaged the crowd before the event. He also...

Kamin Brennan/Visit Charlotte

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
28 Sep 2013
I just wanted to thank you for everything for our daughter's wedding on Saturday night. Joey was fabulous and the...

Sandy Marano

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
31 Aug 2013
I used Jonah from split second sound and he was FABULOUS! He was very nice and listened to exactly what...

Emily Shupe

James 'JD' - MC DJ Entertainer Dickens
7 Sep 2013
I'm sad I didn't get to dance as much at my wedding as I do others, but luckily I didn't...

Emily Healy

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
31 Aug 2013
We thoroughly enjoyed working with split second sound!! Our djs Derek and Bradley exceeded our expectations! This was our most expensive vendor...

Morgan Kropelin


7 Sep 2013
Our DJs Eric and Demar were great, as we knew they would be. Split Second Sound is known for being...

Brandy Ingram

Jonny - MC DJ Entertainer Piscitelli
23 Oct 2010
My experience with Split Second Sound was fantastic from the very first meeting through the whole preparation. Jonny and Kristen...

Samantha Stapert

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
6 Oct 2012
Everything was great and went off without a hitch. Derek was a pleasure to work with and very professional and...

Lori and Brooks Sinclair

James 'JD' - MC DJ Entertainer Dickens
31 Aug 2013
JD and his assistant did an amazing job, they could not have pulled it off any better. All our suggestions...

Hamza Seqqat

James 'JD' - MC DJ Entertainer Dickens
20 Apr 2013
JD did an excellent job! I would not only use Split Second Sound again, but I would specifically request JD....

Melissa Armstrong

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
1 Dec 2012
A big thank you goes out to our DJ Rashaad Wynn.  He did a great job with our Company Holiday...

Annette Peterson

Neil - DJ Entertainer McCleery
26 May 2012
Rashaad and Neil were awesome! They were absolutely wonderful! I've already recommended them and SSS to a friend of ours!...

Brook Badgett

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
31 Dec 2012
I just wanted to say thank you to Rashaad for the excellent job he did with the ceremony and reception...

Denise Glover

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
1 Dec 2012
Joey and Kyle were fabulous!! If we do this party next year we definitely want them.Even though I told them please let them...

Renee Cheeseman

Neil - DJ Entertainer McCleery
22 Sep 2012
It was all amazing.  Everything was perfect, Neil kept the music going and everyone was dancing the whole time.  People are still...

Brittany Mays

Eric - MC DJ VJ Entertainer Jaundoo
17 May 2013
Eric J did a phenomenal job, as always, at our Pit Stop event last week. He is very engaging, friendly and...

Patty Hunter


25 May 2013
I would like to thank our DJ Kyle for being able to work on such short notice and to do an amazing...

Brian Mcdonough

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
25 May 2013
Thank you to Joey and SSS for a great reception!  You helped make the night flow so smoothly and the guests...

Emily Rutherford


8 Jun 2013
We were extremely pleased with the way Eric Weinbrenner handled our event. He was punctual, organized and very easy to deal...

Mary Venker

Jonny - MC DJ Entertainer Piscitelli
6 Oct 2012
I just wanted to thank you again for making our wedding reception one to remember!  I can't tell you how many people complimented...

Brian and Melissa Lehmann

Neil - DJ Entertainer McCleery
6 Apr 2013
Split Second Sound did a WONDERFUL job at our wedding!  When I had previously spoke to the DJ Neil before the...

Jamie Faris

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
9 Mar 2013
Erin and I would like to thank you for a job exceptionally well done at our Founders Hall wedding on Saturday night....

Jason & Erin Bennett

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
3 Mar 2013
Jonah is the best!!!  I won't lie we had super high expectations since my husband and I both work at ballantyne country...

Dana Poley

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
26 Jan 2013
You guys made the party! People have been emailing and texting me all day how much fun they had. Thank...

Debra Slosman

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
23 Jun 2012
Joey -- I knew from the first meeting you were the perfect DJ for our wedding. You and Split Second...

Jacqueline Chambers


26 May 2012
I meant to send this note to you earlier to express our praise for Mark our DJ. We realized that the DJ...

Jeffrey Del Rosso

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
27 Apr 2012
We were referred to Spit Second Sound from the mother of a bride that had Vinny as a DJ at her...

Brandy Harter


12 May 2012
I had a fantastic experience with y'all! Everything from the meeting before the wedding all the way to the day of the...

Ali Currier

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
28 Apr 2012
Split Second Sound was the best investment we could have made for our reception. Jonah is an amazing DJ and...

Amber McCarter

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
25 Feb 2012
I cannot say enough good things about Derek and Split Second Sound. He contacted me a few times before the event to...

Samantha Jennings

Jonny - MC DJ Entertainer Piscitelli
17 Mar 2012
All the employees at Split Second Sound were wonderful but the person who really went above and beyond was Jonny,...

Sara Barkman


28 Jan 2012
I don't even know where to start... they were just amazing. Completely professional. They knew exactly what they were doing-...

Amanda O'Connor

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
31 Oct 2009
I just wanted to take a minute to thank you for such a great time at our wedding on Saturday....

Lily Lieu

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
6 Sep 2009
I would like to rate all questions as Exceeded Expectations! I have absolutely no complaints, everything was wonderful! My friends...

Jamie Bubenzer

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
5 Feb 2011
Hello Vinny, Hope you are doing well. I didn’t  have a chance to say goodbye on Saturday night. I really...

Dorianne Bellamy

Vinny - MC DJ Entertainer Esposito
5 Sep 2010
Vinny & Jonny were wonderful and I am so glad that I choose them. It was more then I dreamed...

Kristine Fedor


29 Oct 2011
DJ Michael Finch did the music for our wedding in Lake Lure. The venue was small and the crowd was small...

Lisa Hopkins

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
17 Dec 2011
Split Second Sound was absolutely amazing. My DJ's, Joey and Levar, were amazing. They made my wedding reception flow perfectly and...

Ashley Hagwood

Levar - MC DJ Entertainer Gladden
9 Jul 2011
Hi Michelle, you have been AMAZING throughout this process. You helped me get to and through our wedding day without...

Syrena McKenzie

Dennis - MC DJ Entertainer Mercurio
23 Sep 2011
Dennis was everything we wanted in a DJ.  He went above and beyond asking myself and Mike if he could get us...

Brandy Hickman

Dennis - MC DJ Entertainer Mercurio
30 Jul 2011
I have nothing but amazing things to say about Dennis! He was so much fun and really ...

Hanna Jones

Dennis - MC DJ Entertainer Mercurio
20 Jun 2009
I was afraid at first hiring a DJ because at all of the weddings I have been to the DJ...

Melanie S

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
7 Aug 2010
We had a bit of a crisis on our hands with the previous DJ that we booked through another company.  He called...

Corey

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
22 Oct 2011
Rashaad and Mike did everything perfectly! Just as Rashaad's online reviews boast, he's an amazing MC and REALLY gets the party going!...

Laura Ferguson

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
3 Sep 2011
I must say that Rashaad and Eddie were absolutely wonderful!! I truly could not have asked for a better MC than Rashaad!...

Amanda Collins

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
23 Jul 2011
I just wanted to share how pleased we were with our DJs Derek and Jordan M. The reception was great and...

Siobhan Grant

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
28 May 2011
 I'm more than happy to tell you that the wedding was wonderful.  All of the guests were very engaged at...

Joanne Rychlik

Derek - MC DJ Entertainer Andreas
16 May 2009
You guys EXCEEDED my expectations! Derek was on top of things, especially when it came to things my other vendors...

Steph McElveen

Steve - MC DJ Entertainer Bradle
30 Apr 2011
My husband, Craig, and I were married on April 30, 2011. We held the reception at Bonterra in Dilworth and...

Kelley Flowe

Steve - MC DJ Entertainer Bradle
18 Jun 2011
Steve and Alina were AWESOME!! Steve met with me before the wedding to secure all details. He was very specific and clear about...

Heather Addison

Steve - MC DJ Entertainer Bradle
14 Aug 2010
  Split Second Sound was amazing to work with from the very beginning.  The moment we met with Steve and...

Natalie Dills

Steve - MC DJ Entertainer Bradle
1 Jan 2010
Our wedding was fantastic… We had a dream ceremony and then came the reception. All my guests were so excited...

Cathy Farnham


5 Mar 2011
Eric and Neil and the team- You did an outstanding job. You really made the event! Everyone had a...

Celeste Barone


12 Mar 2011
Our event was FABULOUS!!!!  Eric, Neil and Rashaad were amazing as were the party motivators.  We have not stopped ...

Wanda Greenfield


27 Feb 2010
I can't thank you enough for the job you did at Dan and Jake's Bar Mitzvah party.  You heard what...

Sheri Jessell


2 Oct 2010
  I just wanted to let you know that Eric was AWESOME at our wedding celebration on Oct. 2!  He...

Cory Lippard

James 'JD' - MC DJ Entertainer Dickens
15 Oct 2011
We were totally impressed with JD's professionalism, and loved his fun, laid-back, smooth style of DJing our wedding. It was...

Jule Barnitt

Jonathan - MC DJ Entertainer Kessler
21 May 2011
Eddie & Jon were INCREDIBLE. Being wedding photographers ourselves, Walter & I both know how important a good DJ is to a wedding....

Heather Garland

James 'JD' - MC DJ Entertainer Dickens
24 Sep 2011
Where do I start? Jonathan and James (JD) were assigned to my wedding and they were, in one word, INCREDIBLE! As soon...

Justin Pompey

Eric - MC DJ VJ Entertainer Jaundoo
17 Sep 2011
We had a great experience using SSS. I felt like Eric really listened to our requests and the ceremony and the...

Emily Blair

Jonny - MC DJ Entertainer Piscitelli
9 Apr 2011
JONNY & ERIC J....EFFORTLESS, GREAT, PHENOMENAL, BEYOND MY EXPECTATIONS, TOO GOOD TO BE TRUE!! Split second sound is such a...

Leigha Christenbury

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
7 May 2011
I can not say enough about these guys. Split Second came from a co-worker recommendation and visiting at a...

Mistee Caldwell

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
9 Oct 2010
When it comes to top notch DJ services, Joey sets the standard. When it comes to an amazing personality and the ability to...

Jason Clough

Joey - MC DJ Entertainer Verde
9 Oct 2010
The music was flawless. You are a consummate professional and a great all-around guy. Thank you for making our special...

Jason Clough

Neil - DJ Entertainer McCleery
22 Oct 2011
I can’t tell you how wonderful Neil was! He was simply outstanding at making sure that everything was well organized and...

Frances Hartley (Mother of the Bride)


21 May 2011
Our DJ, Mark was wonderful and really brought a lot of energy to our reception! Split Second Sound really does...

MaryKatherine Byrd

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
30 Apr 2011
Words can not describe how amazing Jonah was at our wedding reception. I am still getting compliments about how much...

Jessica Rankin

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
26 Mar 2011
 Jonah was the perfect fit for the wedding and reception.  His energy, enthusiasm, and attention to detail was excellent.  During...

Parker Sturges

Jonah - MC DJ Entertainer Pearl
9 Oct 2010
 Thank you Jonah Pearl and Split Second Sound for an awesome job at the Hinely / Reid Wedding Saturday night,...

Janice Hinely

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
10 Jul 2010
We just wanted to write a quick email thanking Rashad, and your company, for making our wedding day an absolute...

Anna and Oliver Travieso

Rashaad - MC Entertainer Wynn
1 Mar 2008
Just wanted to let you know that we thought Rashaad did a great job! He was there on time, had...

Misty Jones

Neil - DJ Entertainer McCleery
1 Aug 2009
Neil and Rashaad did an excellent job for both our ceremony and reception. We left the music selection for the...

Leo Keoing

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