Questions to Ask When Booking Your Disc Jockey:
Do You Provide a Written Agreement?
It is very important to confirm your booking in writing. Terms should be clearly
defined to avoid future problems.
Are you Insured and
Be confident that the DJ you hire will show up for your affair! Insurance will
give security and protection to you and your guests, as well as the DJ and his
Do You Have Backup
Equipment and DJs?
Even professional audio equipment can fail on occasion. Don't let this put an
early end to your affair. Make sure there is backup equipment and be sure there
is a backup DJ should an emergency or case of illness occur.
Is Your Equipment of
There is a difference between home audio and professional road-worthy equipment.
The equipment a DJ uses should be built to go on the road each and every day!
Will You Listen to My
Many DJs are of the opinion that they know what music is best for their audience
and won't take requests. The DJ should listen to requests and play them whenever
Will You Dress
Appropriately for my Affair?
It is important that your entertainer look the part by dressing formal or
semi-formal, according to your preference. Themed events and picnics require
Will You Play the Music
at an Appropriate Level?
The biggest concern voiced by prospective clients is the volume level of the
music. A professional DJ knows to keep the music at a level appropriate for the
guests, especially during cocktails and the dinner hour.
Do You Do More Than
Just Play Music at the Affair?
Most affairs involve more than playing music. It is important to have a DJ who
is capable of playing the music, handling all of the announcements and helps to
coordinate the affair.
Will You Listen to My
Concerns and Input?
A professional DJ is aware that they can't possibly know every aspect of music
and entertainment. Your input and suggestions should be welcome!
more than 15 years of experience in the N.Y. Tri-State area, Peter Joseph Music
is proud to answer YES to all nine questions above and offer much more!
Experience and quality are the most important factors in hiring your
entertainment. Call Peter Joseph Music today for a private video presentation. —
You will never be sorry when you invest in quality.
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