Q: What services do you offer?
A: We are a professional event and wedding deejay service. We provide equipment, music, DJ and MC services, event planning, and day-of coordination for weddings and corporate events.
Q: What do “DJ” and “MC” stand for?
A: DJ stands for “disc jockey,” from back in the day when music was played off of records (discs). A DJ plays music appropriate for each moment of an event. MC stands for “Master of Ceremonies.” The MC makes announcements, keeps the event organized, and generally makes sure everything runs smoothly.
Q: Where are you located?
A: We are located in Centreville, VA, but we are happy to travel up to 3 hours for your event (small fees apply for travel times over 1 hour).
Q: What is the planning process like?
A: We will gladly meet up with you in person, on the phone, or on video chat to discuss the details of your day. We like to use this time to get to know you and get a feel for the nature of your event. This is also your chance to get to know us and ask questions (although you can always get in touch with us by phone or email, and we pride ourselves on quick responses)!
We also use a client management software, called Honeybook, to keep all our files and correspondence together organized in one location. We will also send you a questionnaire that covers all the little details about your big day. During this process, we’re happy to provide help planning the details of your event, even down to the layout of your reception floor plan.
Q: Do you ever book more than one event per day?
A: Never! We view each event as an all-day affair, even if it only takes up the evening. We’d rather get plenty of sleep, show up early, and be able to give 110% to your event than try to squeeze two events into one day.
THE DAY OF
Q: How will you dress for my event?
A: For all weddings, corporate events, and the like, we will always wear full formal attire (namely, a suit and tie). We do our best to dress appropriately for other occasions, and we always make sure to present a professional demeanor.
Q: Do you take requests? How involved can I be in selecting the music?
A: Our questionnaire asks you ahead of time for your preferred style of songs, specific song requests, and a “Do Not Play” list for those songs you can’t stand! We will only take requests from your guests if you allow it, and we always try to match the music as closely to your style as possible.
Q: What kind of equipment do you use?
A: We use excellent sound equipment to provide excellent sound. For the fellow audiophiles out there, this includes: Mackie SRM450 speakers, a SoundCraft EFX6 mixer, a Samson Concert 88 wireless microphone, a Hercules RMX2 DJ controller, and Cross DJ software.
Q: How do you handle emergencies?
A: We like to handle emergencies in a calm, professional manner. We bring back ups for every piece of equipment, so that in case anything goes wrong, we can switch it out on the spot and reduce “down time” as much as possible. We also have backup DJs on call in the extremely rare case of emergencies.
Q: Do you eat or drink at events?
A: We will only eat food from your event if it’s offered. With the idea of professional service in mind, we will only drink non-alcoholic beverages at your event. We believe there’s no such thing as a good drunk DJ!
Q: What if I want to extend the party at the last minute?
A: In most cases, we are willing to keep playing music past the scheduled end time for an additional fee. This amount will be reflected in your agreement.
Q: What’s your wedding DJ cost? Do you charge a flat fee or by the hour?
A: We are currently offering package pricing so that you can tailor our services to your event. If you have any further questions, please feel free to email us. Also, please ask about our service member discount for armed forces, police, fire fighters, and EMT members.
Q: Do you include travel/set up time in your price? When will you arrive to set up?
A: There is no extra fee for travel unless it’s particularly far (over an hour away). We typically arrive two hours before the event to set up, but we do not charge for set up or tear down time. You only pay for the time that we are there to keep the party going!
Q: What are the terms of payment?
A: A 50% non-refundable deposit is due within two weeks of your signed contract, and it ensures our services at your event. The balance is due just two weeks before the event date. We currently accept checks and debit card payments through our client management vendor, Honeybook.
Q: Do you have any extra charges or hidden fees?
A: Nope! We offer all our services at one simple price with no hidden fees. The only things we charge extra for are gas for long-distance events (over an hour away) and our photo booth rental service; please send us an inquiry to learn more!