is your DJ?
By looking at
the surveys from brides over the last two years, the evidence is
overwhelming to say the least. Your DJ is responsible for contributing
to 58% of your receptions success. Left in the hands of an amateur,
your success could be far less than 58%.
list is just a sample of what the DJ's responsibilities are:
music for cocktail & dinner hours
(Grand Entrance, Cake Cutting, Toasts, First Dance, Father/Daughter
Dance, Mother/Son Dance, Bridal Dance, Money Dance, Bouquet &
- Special announcements
that are not on the agenda
with the photographer, videographer & caterer
the required time planning your reception with you
to ask your DJ!
It might be
a good idea to ask your DJ the following questions:
- Do you provide
a written contract?
It is important to get your booking confirmed in writing. All
terms should be defined to avoid future complications.
- Are you insured?
A DJ who is insured demonstrates that they are a serious business
and care about the protection of you and your guests as well as
- Do you use
equipment of professional quality?
There is a difference between home audio equipment and professional
equipment. A DJ's equipment should be designed to sound crisp
at all listening levels as well as durable.
- Will you
listen to all my concerns and inputs?
A professional DJ should welcome your input and ideas. They should
not have a set play list. Check out what our competition offers.
You should meet with you DJ prior to your event to discuss your
selections and make suggestions. Special requests should not be
- Will you
play the music at an appropriate level?
A professional DJ knows to keep the volume at a level appropriate
for the guests, especially during the cocktail and dinner hours.
A.J. the DJ
is concerned with maintaining a high standard of quality in performance
and business ethics in order to ensure that you receive the best
possible music entertainment possible for your event.