A Little About Us

Beats and Deets is a Chicago based company that offers a wide range of wedding and event detailing and planning solutions. Adam Ryan, founder, received a Bachelor’s of Fine Art with a focus on Graphic Design and Photography from Illinois State University. He has worked in the creative industry as an Art Director for 14 years and as a wedding and event DJ for 20 years, which gives him the ability to bring an innovative perspective to anything you might need.

While providing DJ services for over 250 weddings and events, we have seen many people stress over making sure their day is perfect, often spending months meeting with various vendors. We wanted to simplify the process so we have teamed up with the best in the industry and formed one company that could meet all your needs making the planning process much more efficient and STRESS FREE. Whether you hire us for just one detail or have us handle the whole event, we are sure to make your event an absolute success. We offer a diverse mix of services including DJ’s, Uplighting, Musicians, Photography, Wedding Officiating, Photobooth Rental and Staffing, Event Planning/Coordination, Invitation/Program Design, Theme Development, Video Production, Custom Event Website Design and more! We bring all the beats and deets together as one team to maximize the impact of your event. It’s the small details that will bring out your big day, and that is what we thrive on.

Meet Our Team Members

  • Adam Ryan Beats And Deets
    Adam Ryan

    Welcome to Beats and Deets. Adam Ryan is the founder that comes from a background of 14 years of Art Direction in the creative industry as well as 20 years of Djing as an independent contractor. He is directly responsible for pairing the best team...

  • Bear and Jake Beats And Deets
    Bear and Jake

    Bear & Jake Acoustic are an acoustic duo, playing a diverse & unique catalog of recognizable, upbeat cover songs -- arranged acoustically. They distinguish themselves from other cover bands by always maintaining a balance of different genres, thei...

  • Jen Sacia Beats And Deets
    Jen Sacia

    Jen loves photography for as long as she can remember and it was something she always wanted to pursue. In 2004 she graduated from RIT with a bachelor's degree in photography. She became even more passionate about it with the birth of her own chi...

  • Erik Peterson Beats And Deets
    Erik Peterson

    Erik Peterson is a wedding officiant who was ordained by a non denominational clergy, Rose Ministries, on August 18th , 2009. He will work with you to create a custom tailored ceremony that is heartfelt, sincere and suited to your wishes. He does...

  • Jen Slaton Beats And Deets
    Jen Slaton

    Jen is our night owl, spending many of her nights learning code and staying on top of web development trends. She is self taught and driven to deliver a perfect event website that will make your life a lot easier when it comes to event management....

  • Jesse Beats And Deets

    Jesse is our resident bartender. He is eager to help at parties to give you more time to enjoy your own party as a guest rather than a host. He does everything with a smile and his customer service is unmatched. By the end of the night your guest...

  • Elisa Keane Beats And Deets
    Elisa Keane

    Elisa has her hands in our invitation and graphics services. She comes to us with oodles of creativity ready to create custom, hand drawn invitations to whatever styling fits your personality. Every invite is unique and one of a kind that will be ...

  • Carlos Rios Beats And Deets
    Carlos Rios

    Carlos firmly believes life is a movie waiting to be captured and that there is a story to tell in every one of us. For him, images have always been the center of his life. When he was a teenager he decided to pack and leave his home country of Co...

Join Our Team

We are a team of individuals that all have been working on our own throughout the industry driven by our passions and desire for perfection.

Rather you can bring some Beats, or add some Deets, we would love to talk. Please inquire for job opportunities.