Meet The Lethal Rhythms Staff

Atlanta Wedding Lethal Team

Joel Rabe | CEO

Principle Director | Lead DJ | Video Mix DJ

International DJ. Professional Mix Video DJ. Professional MC. As CEO of Lethal Rhythms, Joel Rabe specializes in live mash ups, intricate mixing and packed dance floors. His goal is to make YOU the star of your party. Joel has “wowed” countless audiences with his unique style. He vowed to create a team of highly-skilled wedding professional DJ’s and MC’s in the Atlanta area that reflected their clients’ individuality. He has kept his vow, building a team of the most talented DJ’s in the South. Today, Joel performs not only in the Atlanta market, but also by request, he travels to locations far and wide, even to places like Kauai, Cabo San Lucas, the Virgin Islands and The Dominican Republic. Many Industry professionals seek Joel’s services for their clients, as well as for their own private events. He has done the weddings of some of the best photographers and planners in the industry. His unique approach on how to create energy for events is well known and respected. Joel brings the latest technology to each of his shows and always offers cutting-edge techniques, including integrating video mixes, recording live audio mixes, creating wireless sound setups and posting video footage of events for his clients to enjoy. In fact, Carly Rooney, CEO of The Knot, recently called Joel “a trendsetter” in the wedding industry.

Laura Burchfield | General Manager

Elle Planning + Events | Principle Planner

Laura Burchfield has a huge passion for planning and being involved in the community. She is always up for a challenge when it comes to planning and events and with 8 years of experience, logistics and creativity are her expertise. Whether it’s working as a full planner or day of coordinator for weddings and mitzvahs, assisting or running the timelines of corporate events, working onsite with vendors and facility directors, she is always ready to dress the part, meet new people and execute every detail.


Ellen Thomas | Client Liaison

Elle Planning + Events | Planner

Ellen Thomas works with the Lethal Rhythms client to solidify every detail and make sure that you receive nothing less than the best from our team. A planner by nature, Ellen is always thinking about the logistics and details of any project or event. She has always had a hunch that event planning might be her calling, but planning her own wedding solidified her love for the industry. She absolutely loves seeing all of the pieces of a wedding day fall into place, knowing her clients are able to relax and fully enjoy the best day of their lives. Ellen is a lover of Diet Coke, Pinterest, CrossFit, her dog, Cayenne, and last but certainly not least, her husband Dave.

Morgan Brightman | Administrative

Elle Planning + Events | Assistant Planner

Morgan Brightman is the Jack of all trades. When she is not working on websites, blogging on the latest and greatest trends and facilities or creatively designing marketing materials, she can be found assisting Laura, Principle Planner, to help make your event go off without a hitch. If that isn’t enough, Morgan is also in charge of Lethal Rhythms’ Photo Booth Techs and working hard to create personal keep sakes for your guests as well as leading up the Videography Team. Morgan continues to learn and grow in the industry and we don’t know what we would do without her ability to jump into anything that needs to be done at just a moments notice!

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